Pope Benedict XVI Resigns: What Is The Pope Going To Do with All Those Presents? (PICTURES)

Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Over the years Pope Benedict XVI has received more than his fair share of gifts from world leaders, including presents from Queen Elizabeth, Barack Ob...

Pope In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI is to resign as the head of the Catholic Church on February 28, the Vatican said on Monday. It will be the first time the pontif...

WATCH: Italian Driver Attempts U-Turn, Causes Havoc

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Comedy

No, this isn't a scene from a Hollywood comedy set in Italy. But it could be. Because it shows a driver trying to turn their car around in a narro...

Six Nations 2013, Italy beats France Episode Two

Stefania Mattana | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Sport
Stefania Mattana

It comes the time, in the life of a young lady, when crying in front of the TV becomes a rite of passage. It's not about Titanic or Bridget Jones's Diary movies. It's when Italy beats France during Six Nations rugby tournament.

LOOK: Venice Carnival 2013

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

It's hard enough to write about Venice without becoming engulfed in a landslide of cliches - and near enough impossible when you factor in the city's ...

Ten Holidays to Take Before You Turn 30

Vikki Geary | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vikki Geary

The sights and sounds of our trip - all lost in a blur of alcohol, sweat and after-sun. Not that there isn't a place for the 'don't-remember-it' holiday - but while you're young, free and full of energy, now is the time to see the world, not just the floor of your hotel bathroom. Make sure you experience these ten holidays before your 30th birthday.

Green Energy - Who Are the Big Players in the Six Nations?

Alun James | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport
Alun James

"Good at rugby, lousy at renewable energy". OK, that's not an adage that many supporters will mutter in the upcoming Six Nations as the opposing team scores a try. But, at the moment, it's sort of true.

The Carnival of Venice Unmasked

Andrew Matthews | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Something very special that happens every year without fail and without any doom nor gloom, just plenty of elegance, colour and tradition. It is the event of the year in Venice's calendar and it explains why you'll find rows and rows of masks in the souvenir shops and how you will find the magic of Venice is still alive.

'Awful News For The UK'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

Europe's nations may seem deeply divided, but on Britain's membership of the EU, opinion is united. Europe's Foreign Ministers have lined up to call t...

Grieving Dog Attends Daily Church Mass As He Mourns Late Owner

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

A dog whose owner died two months ago visits the church where her funeral was held every day in the hope she will return. Ciccio, a 12-year-old Ge...

Berlusconi and the Piazza Italia Adverts

Giulia Zecchini | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Giulia Zecchini

Italy's political situation has been on the radar for quite some time now, and the recent announcement of Silvio Berlusconi's return to politics has not allowed the country to leave the spot light. On a recent trip back to my hometown, Milan, a couple of adverts by the clothing line Piazza Italia caught my eye.

PHOTOS: Enter 'Ruby The Heartstealer'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

The nightclub dancer "Ruby The Heartstealer" at the centre of the Silvio Berlusconi sex scandal has arrived to testify in court, where the former Prim...

Brain Vacations: Stress, Boredom and Travel

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Ian Robertson

Curiosity exposes you to novelty, and curious people live longer and healthier lives, research shows. And one way of stimulating curiosity is to vacation with a purpose.

£82,000 A DAY

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is to pay £30m a year to his ex-wife Veronica Lario, as part of a divorce settlement filed on Christm...

Recipe for the Weekend: Beef Sirloin With Portobello Mushrooms and Salsa Verde

Theo Randall | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

This deliciously rich dish is the ideal festive treat and a perfect recipe for Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve or a special dinner this weekend. Splash out on the best quality sirloin you can find and enjoy with good bottle of Barbera D'Alba. Happy Christmas!

Italy: A Step Into the Unknown

Robert O'Daly | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Politics
Robert O'Daly

When the technocratic government led by Prime Minister Mario Monti took over from Silvio Berlusconi's discredited right-of-centre administration in November 2011, Italy was on the brink of economic and financial collapse.

Berlusconi 'To Run For Prime Minister Again'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Politics

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi could run for office again next year, his party has indicated. Berlusconi said he has been "besieg...

Italian Diary

Tony Baldry | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Tony Baldry

The conundrum of Italian politics is that those who are doing best are those who can portray themselves as the 'anti politician' candidates.

Lumina International Photography Festival Opens In Italy

Rosie Scammell | Posted 25.01.2013 | Home
Rosie Scammell

A new photography festival opened in Tuscany on Saturday, where the prestigious World Press Photo exhibition vies for attention with an innovative project exploring European identity.

Could You Handle a Three-Day Wedding?

Suzi Dixon | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Dixon

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel certainly don't do things by halves. Their Italian wedding turned into a three-day extravaganza at the beautiful Borgo Egnazia resort last month, leading to a debate over whether a one-day weekend is enough for 2013 brides.

A Glutton's Truffle Hunt in Tuscany

Rosie Scammell | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Scammell

Pecorino cheese drizzled with truffle-infused honey and a glass of pinot grigio; a standard start to a day at Giulio Benuzzi's house on the Tuscan hillside. It is a Sunday morning, 11.00am by the chime of the church bells next door, and Giulio's guests are beginning their day with the truffle hunter.

Three Killed In Italy Floods

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK

Three occupants of a car have been swept to their deaths off a collapsed bridge in Tuscany, reports the BBC. Northern and central Italy has been hi...

Jeremy Clarkson Spotted In Italy With Ex-Partner

WENN | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home

Jeremy Clarkson has been spotted out in Italy with a woman he was alleged to have been cheating on his wife with last year. The Top Gear host was p...

Revealed: What The Convicted L'Aquila Seismologists ACTUALLY said

EARTH | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK

Earlier this week, an Italian judge summarily convicted seven participants in a meeting of the Italian Serious Risks Commission who evaluated the haza...

Silvio Berlusconi Sentenced To Four Years In Prison Over Mediaset Tax Evasion

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Politics

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to four years in jail and barred from holding political office for three years afte...