Voting begins in Italy’s ‘key and complicated’ presidential election

Voting begins in Italy’s ‘key and complicated’ presidential election

Italy's parliament begins voting on Monday for a new president, with prime minister Mario Draghi still tipped as favourite to win - but those opposed say his election risks destabilising the country's post-pandemic recovery.

UK to end ‘Day 2 test’ requirement for travellers from Europe

UK to end ‘Day 2 test’ requirement for travellers from Europe

Italy says Omicron wave has peaked as new cases fall

Italy says Omicron wave has peaked as new cases fall

EXPLAINED: The rules and deadlines for filing Italian taxes in 2022
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EXPLAINED: The rules and deadlines for filing Italian taxes in 2022

Italian word of the day: ‘Colle’

Italian word of the day: ‘Colle’

Italy reconsiders cut to Covid vaccine pass validity for triple-jabbed

Italy reconsiders cut to Covid vaccine pass validity for triple-jabbed

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

If you live abroad or frequently cross borders, staying on top of everything in your personal and working life can be challenging. But in today’s world, there are a host of innovative technologies that can help you to simplify things. 

Living in Europe: five tips for using your consumer power

Living in Europe: five tips for using your consumer power

EXPLAINED: Three ways you could become an Italian citizen

EXPLAINED: Three ways you could become an Italian citizen

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

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Italy lifts Covid travel ban on arrivals from southern Africa

Italy lifts Covid travel ban on arrivals from southern Africa

The Italian government on Friday removed the travel ban in place for eight southern African states, which was imposed in November in response to the spread of the Omicron variant.

UPDATE: What are the Covid travel rules between Italy and the UK?

UPDATE: What are the Covid travel rules between Italy and the UK?

What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?
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What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?

UK government to relax Covid testing rules for arrivals from Europe

UK government to relax Covid testing rules for arrivals from Europe

Where, when and how to drink coffee like an Italian
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Where, when and how to drink coffee like an Italian

Italy's coffee culture is admired around the world, but it can be hard for the average foreigner to navigate its rules and norms. Here’s what you need to know to get your caffeine fix ‘all’italiana’.

Guardia di Finanza to Carabinieri – who does what in the Italian police force?
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Guardia di Finanza to Carabinieri – who does what in the Italian police force?

How do Italians eat spaghetti? The Local answers Google’s questions

How do Italians eat spaghetti? The Local answers Google’s questions

How Italy came to be Europe’s coffee capital
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How Italy came to be Europe’s coffee capital

The best events and festivals in Italy in 2022
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The best events and festivals in Italy in 2022

With the obvious caveat that much depends on the health situation and Covid-related rules in place, Italy has an outstanding variety of events on offer in 2022 for tourists and residents alike.

‘What I learned by moving our family from India to Italy’

‘What I learned by moving our family from India to Italy’

The Italian holiday calendar for 2022
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The Italian holiday calendar for 2022

Revealed: The best (and worst) Italian cities to live in for women

Revealed: The best (and worst) Italian cities to live in for women

Italy confirms UK driving licences remain valid in 2022

Italy confirms UK driving licences remain valid in 2022

British residents of Italy who haven't converted their licence to an Italian one can continue using their UK licences until the end of 2022, Italy’s government has confirmed.

Can I take Italian meat, cheese and wine into the UK in 2022?
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Can I take Italian meat, cheese and wine into the UK in 2022?

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

BREXIT: Italy extends UK driving licence use to end of 2022

BREXIT: Italy extends UK driving licence use to end of 2022

Italian property roundup: Best time for Americans to buy and a private island on sale
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Italian property roundup: Best time for Americans to buy and a private island on sale

Fancy owning your very own slice of Sicilian paradise? From a private Italian island on sale to why now might be the best time for Americans to buy property in Italy, catch all the Italian property news you may have missed in The Local's weekly roundup.

Rome’s €471m villa with Caravaggio fresco fails to sell at auction

Rome’s €471m villa with Caravaggio fresco fails to sell at auction

How Italy’s building ‘superbonus’ has changed in 2022
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How Italy’s building ‘superbonus’ has changed in 2022

Budget 2022: Which of Italy’s building bonuses have been extended?
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Budget 2022: Which of Italy’s building bonuses have been extended?

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