Rome authorities have defended a stage built for a rock musical in the heart of the historic centre, which critics have called "vuglar" and an "insult" to the city's landscape.
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You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.
Perfect for people-watching, sipping on an Aperol spritz, or catching up with friends.
Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.
Turin is home to great chocolate, a lively student scene, and surprisingly good kebabs, according to our guest writer, who thinks it might just be Italy's best kept secret.
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Italy is giving away more than 100 historic buildings - including castles, houses, and towers - in a bid to boost 'slow tourism' and tempt visitors away from the overcrowded city centres.
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How has global demand for the most sought-after designers changed in last decade? A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends.
One's a global fashion house; the other's a family-run bistro in northern Tuscany. But apparently Italy isn't big enough for the two Gucci's.
The Michelin Guide for Italy 2016 has been released, awarding 334 Italian eateries a coveted star rating. And the best city to eat in Italy might surprise you...
Even the most competent of Italian speakers will occasionally slip up, and the majority of native speakers will be forgiving as long as you’re making the effort. But here are ten mistakes that are sure to grate on the ears of your Italian friends - read, memorize, and avoid at all costs.
Italy's ruling Democratic Party on Monday unveiled a proposal to get rid of one- and two-cent coins from 2018 onwards.
The city of Aarhus will refund parking tickets worth 341,000 kroner ($51,000) after a clerical error, the city’s municipality has announced.
He had a private aeroplane and eight homes.
Venice's world famous carnival, which lasts until February 28th, is thought to have started in 1162 after a military victory. Abandoned for decades, it was resurrected in 1980.
The murder took place almost exactly 25 years after one of the Cosa Nostra's most notorious murders.
An MEP from Italy's Northern League party was on Thursday ordered to pay €50,000 in damages to the country's first black minister over racial slurs.
The world champion biker was hit by a car while training in central Italy last week.
Italy has the second lowest percentage of university graduates in the European Union, Eurostat statistics released on Wednesday showed.
Parents and campaigners called for stronger legislation after several young Italians killed themselves following serious online abuse.
Italy's Court of Cassation ruled on Monday that a Sikh man was not allowed to carry a knife considered sacred by his religion in public.
Finally, you can see Rome as the Romans do.
Italy's cabinet on Friday approved a law making vaccinations compulsory for children starting at state schools.
Italy's anti-terror committee called an extraordinary meeting following an apparent terrorist attack on a concert in Manchester, England, while politicians from across the country expressed their sorrow for the victims.