Shakespeare's Cities: The Best of Shakespeare's Story Settings

Adam Bown | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Start at Rialto Bridge to re-live heated conversations from The Merchant of Venice and experience the views this tourist trap offers over the city's canals. Take a trip to the area known as the 'Jewish Ghetto' and see one of the city's stunning synagogues, like the Levantine Synagogue, where Al Pacino prayed in the role of Shylock in the 2004 film.

Lancaster Ready To Unleash Tuilagi For Italy Game (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Sport

Manu Tuilagi is ready to unleash six months of frustration upon Italy if he is called on to reinforce England's final assault on the Six Nations title...

Education in Crisis? Perhaps Government Policy Is At Fault

Hilary Robinson | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Politics
Hilary Robinson

The more pupils there are who get certificates, the greater the responsibility for those who don't. Those are the words of one of the most influentia...

Bone Fragments Of 'St Peter', Found In Shoebox, Go On Display

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

A handful of bone fragments found in a shoebox, said to be the remnants of St Peter, are now on public display for the first time. Nestled in a jew...

A Toast to Plonk and Roman Plonkers

Charli Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

I determined to nerd up on vino and give old Bacchus a run for his money, ahead of our wedding, because nobody would be wrapping ties around heads or knee-sliding across the dancefloor without a few, potent grapes in their tums.

The Elephant March

Elaine Ross | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK
Elaine Ross

Friday 4th October 2013 will be an historic day. I know this because it cannot not be. In some ways it's just simple predictive history, in others it's a stirring, a surge or the tremors that result in a tsunami. Either way, it will be an historic day. For on this day that thing will happen that pushes a wedge of change, whether it be in the corridors or power or in the thoughts of the individual.

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.

Planet Appetite: A Voyage on the Royal Clipper from Rome to Venice

Rupert Parker | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

It takes the Royal Clipper, the biggest 5 masted sailing ship in the world, 11 days to cruise down the Mediterranean and up the Adriatic, from Rome to Venice, and it's luxury all the way.

Planet Appetite: Residenza di Ripetta, a Tranquil Oasis in Rome, Italy

Rupert Parker | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Being a converted monastery, all of the Residenza's 69 rooms are different but come in two types, either executive or royal double. They're all pretty big and some even feature a small kitchenette for guests to prepare light meals and snacks.

Are You Being A Good Christian, Mario?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Sport

Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli feels he might be distracted from the football on display during tomorrow night's friendly meeting with Argentina - ...

Nine of the Best Gay Friendly Hotels | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

This weekend saw the UK host two of the largest Gay Pride festivals in Liverpool and Brighton, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. Both cities will hold a parade and open air festival, featuring stages and street stalls accompanied by various arts and cultural events throughout the cities.

Which Two European Cities came Joint First For Rudest Cab Drivers?

PA | PA | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Paris and Rome may be hell to drive in but taking taxis in the two cities is hardly much better, according to a survey. Cabbies in the French and I...

The Real King Arthur

Endeavour Press | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK
Endeavour Press

The real King Arthur was a Celt who stole a Roman fleet and declared himself emperor of Britain, says an investigative journalist who may have located the legendary king's grave.

Thousands Take To Ancient Roman Streets To Protest High Unemployment

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK

Protesters took to the streets of Rome on Saturday to demonstrate against the country’s on-going austerity measures and the blight of high unemploym...

Pictures Of The Day: 8th April 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Archbishop: Pope Has 'Won Hearts'

Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

The Catholic leader of England and Wales has spoken of his excitement over a fresh start for the Church ahead of the Pope's inauguration Mass. The ...

How Influential, Really, Is the Pope?

Robin Lustig | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK
Robin Lustig

How many of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics actually follow their church's teaching on matters such as contraception and abortion? How many actually believe its teaching on transubstantiation, that during Holy Communion the bread and wine offered to the congregation are miraculously changed into the body and blood of Christ?

We Have an Argentinian Pope: Exploring what Francis I has to Offer

Sophie O'Mahony | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie O'Mahony

So what does this all mean for non-Catholics? Well, probably not a lot. For most people, Pope Francis is just another old man who should really be on a golf course in Florida somewhere, enjoying retirement. And yet we all tuned into the news when the signal was given that a new pope had been elected.

PHOTOS: Pope Francis Gives Lesson In Humility

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Pope Francis is already well known his frugal ways - cooking his own meals and riding the bus instead of taking a chauffeur, but on Thursday showed th...

From Rome to Russia by Bicycle

Jane Mountain | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Mountain

Starting in March 2013, my husband Stephen and I are planning to fly to Rome, mount our bicycles, and pedal. Roughly six months later, we hope to arrive in St. Petersburg. And that's just for starters. We're trading in our house and two cars for a tent and two bikes and we don't know when (or where) we'll have a solid roof over our heads again. I know what you're thinking. Why?

Vatican Owns £21m Of Apartments In Same Block Housing Europe’s Biggest Gay Sauna

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

The Vatican owns 20 apartments within the same block that houses Europe’s biggest gay sauna, it has emerged. The Holy See spent £21million on t...

Food Security: The View From Rome

Katy Wilson | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK
Katy Wilson

Food is often in short supply. The availability of and access to food is also, and has always been, highly political.

Italian Elections: A Fellinesque World

Georgi Kantchev | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Politics
Georgi Kantchev

Even though Fellini was not around to direct them, the recent general elections certainly look like they are following his scripts.

British Murder Suspect Arrested In Rome

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

A British man has been arrested in italy has been arrested in Italy for the murder of a tour guide and the attempted killing of another man. Police...

The Pope, the Duchess and a Real Italian Pizza

Cordelia Kretzschmar | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK
Cordelia Kretzschmar

Some thoughts over pizza at a restaurant in Rome after a 14 hour day on three hours sleep. I'm in Italy reporting on the Pope when another story breaks. Pictures of the royal baby bump appear in an Italian gossip magazine. Back to work for me, I'll never get to finish that pizza now.