Italy's 2006 World Cup Glory: Inspired By Suicide and Scandal

David Fearnhead | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Sport
David Fearnhead

Six years ago from a background of scandal, allegations of corruption, and an attempted suicide, the Azzurri rose up to conquer the world.

Rooney Scores to Secure England's Passage to the Knockout Stages of Euro 2012

Uche Amako | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Sport
Uche Amako

Wayne Rooney marked his return from suspension with a header at the far post to beat Ukraine and set up a quarter-final showdown against Italy on Sunday.

Juve's Away Kit: The Black And Whites Go All Black

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK Sport

Juventus have returned to football's A-list after their first Serie A triumph in 10 years, and now they have a kit fit for champions. Stills of...

WATCH: Graham Poll Sparks Italian Fury V Croatia In 2002

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Sport

Italy and Croatia, like Spain and the Republic of Ireland, meet at Euro 2012 10 years on from taking on each other at the 2002 World Cup. In what i...

Spanish 'Bailout Lite' - The Fuse Still Burns

Brian John Spencer | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

With Greece preparing for a second go at electing a representative government this Sunday, all eyes have been fixed firmly on Spain and the funding woes of its banking system in recent weeks; but with economic indices and market confidence resuming their dip soon after last weekend's Spanish €100bn (£81bn) 'bailout lite', attention is now turning its eyes to Italy.

Cassano Makes Homophobic Comment

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

Antonio Cassano, one of Italy's main strikers at Euro 2012, has been criticised after he made a homophobic remark during an interview on Tuesday. C...

Spain Versus Italy: Fabregas Strike Denies Italy | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Sport

Spain and Italy drew 1-1 in their opening Euro 2012 Group C clash in Gdansk on Sunday. ...

LIVE: Spain Verus Italy | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Sport

Live: Spain 0 Italy 0 ...

How Low Must Italian Football Sink in Order to Rise Back Up?

Stephen McDonough | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Sport
Stephen McDonough

Just when it would appear that Italian football was starting to emerge from the shadows of the Calciopoli scandal, the game has been dragged back down into the mire. The effect that this will have on the Euro 2012 squad is as yet unknown but the fact that Domenico Cristico withdrew after having his room at the team camp searched and Leonardo Bonucci has been included despite being investigated suggests the players will struggle to block it out.

PHOTOS: Facebook CEO Still On Honeymoon As Company's Value Plummets

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Tech

Despite his company's stock falling almost 10% on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is still enjoying his honeymoon in Italy. Zuckerberg marri...

Earthquake Shakes Northern Italy Killing Eight

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

An earthquake has struck northern Italy, killing at least 15 people and leaving others buried under rubble, according to Reuters and Associated Press....

LOOK: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Honeymoon Snaps

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK Tech

Where does a billionaire CEO and his new wife go on their honeymoon? The answer may disappoint you. No, it's not a secret island, the International...

Could the Old Lady of Italy Spark an Italian Football Renaissance?

Stephen McDonough | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Sport
Stephen McDonough

Since the World Cup win in Germany 2006 it's been a difficult time for Italy in the International arena. However in the last two years we have a seen a slow recovery from these dark days with the Mourinho inspired treble at Inter Milan and Napoli's exciting brand of football receiving plaudits around Europe this season.

Digital Pioneer Exhibits in Paris

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams | Posted 20.07.2012 | Home
Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams

Travelling to Naples I was lucky enough to meet with artist French- Italian artist Paul Thorel. He is having his first solo show in Paris in June an...

Earthquake In Italy Leaves Six Dead

Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK

The strongest earthquake to hit Italy in three years has left at least six people dead, 50 others injured and several factories and historical buildin...

Vesuvian Moments of Significance

Gillian Darley | Posted 18.07.2012 | Home
Gillian Darley

I'm not a geologist, vulcanologist nor even a phenomenologist but I've spent a lot of time in the last few years reading about and watching Vesuvius, mostly online or in the media, and once or twice on the spot, while writing a book on its enduring fascination.

Mamma Mia! Italian University Has 'No Other Choice' But To Switch To English

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A leading Italian university is switching to the English language, saying it was left with "no other choice" in order to be able to compete internatio...

Eurovision 2012 Previews: Cyprus, Italy, Romania, Switzerland (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Will Adams

The first Eurovision semi-final kicks off on May 22. To help you decide which country deserves your televote, I'm previewing some of this year's most talked-about contestants. Today's acts include Nina Zilli--Italy's answer to Amy Winehouse--and Mandinga--a Cuban-Romanian funk group that mixes bag pipes with leather hot pants with electronic accordions.

Costa Concordia Company Launches Safety Measures As New Ship Unveiled

PA | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

The company behind the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster has introduced a raft of new safety measures as it launched a new liner. As the new Cos...

Italian Murder Suspect Arrested In Post Office Outside Scotland Yard

PA | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

A man wanted in Italy on suspicion of murdering a police officer 30 years ago has been arrested after being spotted queuing up in a London post office...

The Day I Met Dolce & Gabbana...

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK Style
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

Well 'met' isn't quite the way to describe it, but it was the closest I will ever get to meeting the world famous, Italian fashion design duo.

Prince Philip Reveals His Role In WWII Naval Battle For First Time

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip, has revealed the moment "all hell broke loose" during the Battle of Cape Matapan in the Second World War, in a ...

Final Countdown: Is Pele Or Messi Football's Finest Number 10?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Sport

It's the Battle of South America in our final of football's greatest number 10 competition. Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane were both seen off i...

Last Four: Vote For Football's Finest Number 10

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Sport

One step ahead of the Champions League quarter-finals, we have reached the last four in our quest to find the greatest ever number 10. The last eig...

Summer Vino - So What Will Be in Your Glass?

Mike John Matthews | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike John Matthews

Now British summer time has officially begun... The days are getting longer and warmer. Possibly the odd barbeque or two is on the horizon? At the same time our palates begin the seasonal migration from the cosy winter nest of full bodied reds or richer whites to more lighter, cooler style wines.