Italy

World Cup 2014: BBC To Show England Italy Game

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Sport

The BBC and ITV have reached an agreement to split England’s matches during next year’s World Cup, with the Beeb showing the first game against It...

La Vita Della Vespa: Five Life Lessons From Driving a Vespa in Italy

Michael St. Germain | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Michael St. Germain

When I decided to spend my first year of my master's program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Italy, I knew I wanted to live with a host family...

'Forced Caesarean' Woman 'Begged' To Keep Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Court documents have shed vital new light on the tragic case of an Italian mother who was sedated, given a c-section and had her baby forcibly removed...

Gig Exclusive: Trio Valore Tears Up the Rule Book in Milan

Jason Holmes | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It is here in Milan, far north in the Bel Paese [Italy, the "beautiful country"], that a cultural pragmatism has attracted those of a more refined musical streak. And it is at Biko, a club not far from the throng of the city centre, that Trio Valore has convened to play to a Milanese crowd intent on devouring live music as would they their mammas' pasta e fagioli. It's a crowd of stylists who want to dance, and they do.

Jein: Germany Is Not as Strong as It Looks

Terence Tse | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Terence Tse

The fact that Germany is not as strong as we believe means that the country may not be able to lift Europe out of its economic woe. If this is really the case, we are pinning our high hope on the wrong leader. It therefore makes a lot more sense for us to come up with new ways to solve the Eurozone crisis...

WATCH: Spectacular Images Of Mount Etna Eruption

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK

One of the world's most active volcanoes is at it again - and with stunning results. Photographers captured Mount Etna as spectacular eruptions com...

The Lampedusa Tragedy - Why Eritreans Risk Everything

Meron Semedar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Meron Semedar

On 3 October 2013, a boat carrying an estimated 500 migrants, many of them Eritreans under the age of 40, capsized less than one kilometer from the island of Lampedusa, Italy. It is estimated that just 155 passengers survived. A week later in the early hours of October 11, another boat was capsized 60 kilometers off the same island killing another 30 people.

Nine Haunted Castles for Halloween

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Has this Halloween inspired you to check in to some spooky accommodation? Europe is home to a number of historic castles converted to luxury hotels and gourmet restaurants. Autumn and Winter presents the perfect time of year to discover some local history and check in to these unique hotels.

'The Borgias' - Faithful to the Spirit

G. J. Meyer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
G. J. Meyer

The arrival in DVD format of the third and final season of Neil Jordan's "The Borgias" gives rise to a host of interesting and even important questions.

Recipes From Tuscany: Spicy Sausage and Mascarpone Pasta

Beth Young | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Young

N'duja (pronounced un-doo-ya) is possibly the most successful ingredient to make it out of Calabria and is one of my favourites. For those of you who haven't tried it, 'nduja is essentially a spicy sausage paste which doesn't look that appealing but tastes wonderful.

PHOTOS: Perfect Proscuitto Production in Emilia Romagna

Rebecca Williams | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

It's true, the best Italian food hails from Emilia Romagna, although I'm sure there will be some Italians who disagree. I'll never taste Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto, Mortadella or Balsamic vinegar in the same way after a trip through the heartland of Italian cuisine.

Fashion Hot Spots in Florence

Madame Allsorts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Madame Allsorts

Florence possesses a whimsical romance that fashion lovers can fall in love with, quite rightly so as it's the birthplace of many of the large Italian houses! So here's a rundown of who runs this city!

'We Cannot Allow The Mediterranean To Become A Cemetery'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

For the second time in a week, dozens of migrants desperate to reach Italy have died after an overloaded smugglers' boat sank in the Canal of Sicily. ...

F1 Driver Who Lost Eye Dies In Spanish Hotel

Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Sport

Maria de Villota, the female F1 driver who lost her eye when she crashed, has been found dead in a hotel room in Seville. Spanish police say it ap...

Recipes From Tuscany: Stuffed Italian Courgette Flowers

Beth Young | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Young

For those of you who have never had the pleasure of eating courgette flowers, I have to say that in terms of flavour you've not missed out on much, but what I love about them is that, no matter how they are prepared, they always look exquisite and are such a versatile receptacle for showcasing great flavour and texture combinations.

OSCE Report Links Human Trafficking and Torture

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

The shadowy world of human trafficking is one area where such outrages still occur, with victims raped, imprisoned, held against their will and abused in a number of ways such that we can compare it to, and even consider it to be, a form of torture.

Dozens Drown After Migrant Boat Catches Fire Off Italian Coast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

Dozens of migrants desperate to reach Italy have died after their boat sank near the island of Lampedusa, with rescuers warning that the current death...

Berlusconi's Breakdown In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

These pictures show the moment Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi unexpectedly dropped his bid to topple the Italian government in a last...

Vatican Bank Profits QUADRUPLE In A Year

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK

The Vatican's bank enjoyed profits of €86.6 million (£72.3m) in 2012, more than four times higher than in 2011, according to its annual report. ...

Coffee Crisis

Beth Young | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Young

Another Italian rip-off, is, of course, coffee chains. On his first visit to a UK coffee shop my confused boyfriend had a lot of questions: 'What's a Mochaccino?', 'And a syrup shot?' and 'ARE YOU JOKING? £1.80 for an Espresso?!'

Amanda Knox's Retrial Begins - Without Her

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK

Amanda Knox is set to be tried again for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, but the former student will remain in Seattle because she fea...

Get Out of My Way - I Have Post Holiday Blues and I'm Prepared to Use It

Alfie Evers | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

I am confronted by a dead pigeon. Its body hard pressed and flattened to the floor. Its face contorted to a fixed expression of doom. Its guts spread across the road. I sigh. We are one. Its state reflects how I am feeling.

Sunderland: More Than a Club

Kevin Blundell | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

When Sunderland parted company with Paolo Di Canio on Sunday, many cited the Italian's style of management for his dismissal - falling out with big characters in the dressing room as well as publicly denouncing his players... a filthy cloud lurks above Sunderland as a club and how they are run above management level.

Unidentified Remains Found Near Costa Concordia Wreck

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

Human remains have been found at the site of the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, according to the regional civil protection agency. Ital...

Hannah's story - Getting Help for Drug Addiction

Danny McCubbin | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

I started smoking cannabis and drinking socially when I was about 13. I fairly quickly progressed on to harder drugs and at about 15 I was using speed, ecstasy and cocaine.