Italian film and opera legend Franco Zeffirelli died Saturday at the age of 96 at his home in Rome, local media reported.
Every country has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to corporate culture and the way we work. Italy is no different and navigating an upward curve in your career can seem difficult if you’re used to a different system.
Spanish director Pedro Almodovar will receive a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival this year, the organisers said on Friday.
Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.
Are you dreaming of a chic city-centre apartment or a peaceful villa in the country? Here's what you could buy in Italy for less than €500,000.
You'll find this word everywhere. But do you get it right every time?
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Farmhouse hotels in Lombardy must serve 80 percent local food and always local wine, the northern region has declared.
Many people report forgetting words or phrases from their native language when they learn a second language. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.
Sardinia dominates another "best beaches" list as a new ranking reveals the best seaside resorts and cleanest coastal areas in Italy.
At the most recent European elections, Italy elected 73 new members of the European Parliament, plus three who will be on the bench for the next few months.
Idioms - those little stock expressions whose meanings aren't what they first seem - are often the hardest part of learning a new language.
Production of the sweet spread has almost ground to a halt as raw materials run short.
The language of love it may be, but the passion we associate with Italian also makes for its fair share of arguments.
Barcelona's acting mayor Ada Colau was re-elected on Saturday, beating a Catalan separatist who had come first in municipal polls.
How much does buying a home in Italy really cost? Here's our expert guide to the fees, taxes and charges involved.
Millions of locusts have devastated at least 2,000 hectares of crops in Sardinia, in what's been called the worst invasion in 60 years.
Ministers urged Italy to avoid a row with Brussels over a budget that could put the whole European economy at risk.
Italian parents have been warned not to send their children to school unless they've been properly vaccinated in the latest government u-turn.
Facebook has shut down multiple Italian pages spreading misinformation, hate speech and political propaganda in the run-up to the European elections.
What exactly does Italy celebrate on June 2nd?
Visitors caught snacking, sunbathing or taking a dip in Venice's canals risk being kicked out of the city and banned from returning, under the latest rules aimed at reining in disruptive tourists.
As the world prepares to mark World Oceans Day, we look at what Italy is doing to clean up the coast.
Skyrocketing global demand for Prosecco may be putting too much strain on the precious soil in northeastern Italy’s vineyards, Italian researchers reported.
Italy could face a fine of more than €3 billion if Brussels decides to sanction it for flouting spending rules.
An Italian boy has been banned for a year after exposing himself to taunt a female referee during an amateur football match.