Italy

Restaurants print menus for women with no prices
A restaurant table
Tall Tales

Restaurants print menus for women with no prices

And other stories from the stranger side of life
2 Nov 2021
Palazzo Ricci: own a fraction of authentic Italy
Palazzo Ricci
The wish list

Palazzo Ricci: own a fraction of authentic Italy

A private residence club putting community and conservation first
22 Sep 2021
Hotel Savoy Florence: reignite your passion for luxury travel
Hotel Savoy in Florence
In Review

Hotel Savoy Florence: reignite your passion for luxury travel

This haven of Italian style is the perfect base to explore the city from
3 Jun 2021
Arenella at the Chapel Bar: simple Italian cooking, deliciously served
Arenella
In Review

Arenella at the Chapel Bar: simple Italian cooking, deliciously served

Relaxed dining on a sun-soaked London terrace
27 May 2021
Italy mulling law to make bad ice cream illegal
Ice cream cone
Tall Tales

Italy mulling law to make bad ice cream illegal

And other stories from the stranger side of life
22 Apr 2021
Mafia fugitive busted on YouTube cooking channel
A saucepan
Tall Tales

Mafia fugitive busted on YouTube cooking channel

And other stories from the stranger side of life
30 Mar 2021
Can ‘super’ Mario Draghi rebuild Italy’s government?
Mario Draghi arrives at the Quirinal Palace to meet with Italian President Sergio Mattarella
Getting to grips with . . .

Can ‘super’ Mario Draghi rebuild Italy’s government?

Former European Central Bank chief accepts mandate to form new coalition
3 Feb 2021

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Why Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse
Matteo Renzi holds a press conference
Getting to grips with . . .

Why Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse

Political crisis triggered as ex-PM withdraws party from governing coalition
14 Jan 2021
How European countries are faring with second waves of Covid
People stroll down Bordeaux's main shopping street Sainte-Catherine
In Depth

How European countries are faring with second waves of Covid

Italy and Spain have recorded highest daily death tolls since spring
18 Nov 2020
Covid-19 circulating in Italy ‘as early as September 2019’
Health workers disinfect the area around the Tower of Pisa
In Brief

Covid-19 circulating in Italy ‘as early as September 2019’

New research suggests coronavirus may have spread through Europe undetected for several months
16 Nov 2020
Covid case at EU meeting forces ministers into quarantine
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In Brief

Covid case at EU meeting forces ministers into quarantine

Bloc’s trade chief and German economic minister are among those now self-isolating
25 Sep 2020
Four things we know about the EU’s new migrant plan
Migrants
In Brief

Four things we know about the EU’s new migrant plan

Member states are split over new pact aimed at ending migration disputes
24 Sep 2020
Does Boris Johnson have an ‘Italian doppelganger’?
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Does Boris Johnson have an ‘Italian doppelganger’?

The strange story of the prime minister’s alleged recent break in Perugia - and Downing Street’s denials
21 Sep 2020
Will Italy leave the EU after coronavirus?
Italy EU
In Depth

Will Italy leave the EU after coronavirus?

The country’s relationship with the bloc has been strained to breaking point by the pandemic
15 Sep 2020
How Italy’s SOS message was ignored as Covid engulfed EU
A masked visitor to the Colosseum in Rome
In Depth

How Italy’s SOS message was ignored as Covid engulfed EU

Lofty ideals of solidarity evaporated as governments put national interests first
15 Jul 2020
Did leprechauns come from Italy?
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In Brief

Did leprechauns come from Italy?

And other stories from the stranger side of life
14 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: why antibody rates vary so widely
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In Depth

Coronavirus: why antibody rates vary so widely

Tests show that likely levels of immunity range from 68% in parts of New York to less than 1% in India
10 Jul 2020
Where in the world can you travel this summer?
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In Review

Where in the world can you travel this summer?

Italy, Barbados, Madeira and the Maldives are among the destinations preparing to welcome UK visitors
1 Jul 2020
The sound of couture: Fendi in Rome
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In Review

The sound of couture: Fendi in Rome

24 Jun 2020
Where does the Mafia still have power?
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In Depth

Where does the Mafia still have power?

String of attacks in Italy prompt fears of a new criminal organisation
15 Jun 2020
How a medieval Spanish town became a Coronavirus hotspot
La Rioja, Spain
In Depth

How a medieval Spanish town became a Coronavirus hotspot

A cluster of towns in idyllic La Rioja have an alarming mortality rate
4 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: how relaxing lockdown rules has impacted Europe
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In Depth

Coronavirus: how relaxing lockdown rules has impacted Europe

UK lagging behind on lifting restrictions
11 May 2020
Italy to grant 600,000 illegal migrants right to stay
italy migration
In Brief

Italy to grant 600,000 illegal migrants right to stay

Plan prompted by labour shortages amid coronavirus lockdown
7 May 2020
Italy’s timetable for lifting coronavirus lockdown
Health workers disinfect the area around the Tower of Pisa
In Depth

Italy’s timetable for lifting coronavirus lockdown

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announces three-step plan to ease social distancing restrictions
27 Apr 2020
Hay fever or coronavirus? The symptoms
Sneeze
In Depth

Hay fever or coronavirus? The symptoms

GPs warn people not to confuse symptoms as high pollen count arrives
20 Apr 2020
Italy and Spain see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’
Italy coronavirus
In Depth

Italy and Spain see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Officials express cautious optimism as death tolls fall in both nations
6 Apr 2020
Life inside the Italian coronavirus lockdown
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In Depth

Life inside the Italian coronavirus lockdown

Prime Minister Conte says restrictions on movement to be prolonged
19 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Italy calls for Uefa to postpone Euro 2020
As things stand defending champions Juventus are one point clear at the top of Serie A
In Brief

Coronavirus: Italy calls for Uefa to postpone Euro 2020

Italian Football Federation wants to prioritise completing the Serie A season
16 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: UK advice ‘may change’ as Italy locked down
Boris Johnson with Chris Whitty, left, the UK’s chief medical officer, and Patrick Vallance, the chief scientific adviser
In Brief

Coronavirus: UK advice ‘may change’ as Italy locked down

UK chief medical officer says people may be asked to self-isolate within 10 to 14 days from now
10 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Italy lockdown ‘warning from the future’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Italy lockdown ‘warning from the future’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 9 March
9 Mar 2020
Coronavirus lockdown: will Italy’s new policy work?
A gondola on an empty Grand Canal in Venice
In Depth

Coronavirus lockdown: will Italy’s new policy work?

As more countries face large-scale outbreaks, stringent quarantines enforced in Italy and China might be used more widely
9 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: is it safe to visit Italy?
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In Depth

Coronavirus: is it safe to visit Italy?

The European country has third-highest infection rate in the world after China and South Korea
25 Feb 2020
Could coronavirus close down the Six Nations?
Italy coronavirus
In Brief

Could coronavirus close down the Six Nations?

Postponing matches ‘would throw the championship into turmoil’
25 Feb 2020
Di Maio resigns: how long can Italy’s coalition last?
Luigi Di Maio
In Depth

Di Maio resigns: how long can Italy’s coalition last?

Five Star’s popularity has cratered in coalition, sapping the government’s mandate and threatening its parliamentary majority
23 Jan 2020
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