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The 35 signs you'll never be truly fluent in Italian

The 35 signs you'll never be truly fluent in Italian

Hands up if you never quite know how to answer the question: 'So do you speak Italian?'

QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?

QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?

Test your knowledge of healthcare costs around the globe. You might be surprised by how much even a routine procedure like a root canal could set you back!

 
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How to make Italian 'eggs in purgatory'

How to make Italian 'eggs in purgatory'

This spicy southern Italian dish will keep you warm while waiting for the summer. A Neapolitan cook shares her family recipe.

VIDEO: Meet the people who are living the ‘Swedish dream’

VIDEO: Meet the people who are living the ‘Swedish dream’

Meet three High Coasters who moved to the region and started living the ‘Swedish dream’.

 
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12 of the most useful Italian words you need to know

12 of the most useful Italian words you need to know

The most useful words to learn in Italian might not be the ones you learn in class.

Q&A: What you need to know about taking part in the European elections if you're in Italy

Q&A: What you need to know about taking part in the European elections if you're in Italy

The European election vote on 23-26 May is expected to be one of the most important in the European Union’s history. Here’s why it matters and how you can get involved.

This cloud-based agency takes remote working to the next level

This cloud-based agency takes remote working to the next level

Be honest, who hasn’t dreamed of working remotely with all the perks of employment? If you’ve got the skills, you only need to look UP to make that dream a reality.

 
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A local's guide to Lake Como

A local's guide to Lake Como

There's more to Como than ritzy villas and celebrities. Head off the beaten path and you'll find a lake for all budgets and all seasons.

Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London

Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London

London has always had a certain allure that pulls in entrepreneurs from near and far. As one of the world’s most connected cities, a top financial centre and a multicultural melting pot, countless professionals from Europe and beyond are drawn to London like moths to a flame.

 
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'Do the super bridge': Why Italy is on its longest Easter holiday ever

'Do the super bridge': Why Italy is on its longest Easter holiday ever

Italy has just begun its longest spring break ever. Here's how you too can do the 'super ponte'.

12 signs you’ve cracked the Italian language
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12 signs you’ve cracked the Italian language

Many learners struggle with the peculiarities of Italian. The good news is that if you relate to most of the items on this list, you're not far off fluency.

12 Italian Easter foods you have to try at least once

12 Italian Easter foods you have to try at least once

Lamb, cakes of all shapes and flavours, and, er, pig's blood dessert...?

Gestures and insults: how to argue exactly like an Italian

Gestures and insults: how to argue exactly like an Italian

The language of love it may be, but the passion we associate with Italian also makes for its fair share of arguments.

Amazon under investigation by Italy's competition watchdog

Amazon under investigation by Italy's competition watchdog

The Italian antitrust authority is looking into whether Amazon abused its dominant market position to stifle competition in online sales.

Gothenburg Isis fighter’s seven orphaned children one step closer to returning home

Gothenburg Isis fighter’s seven orphaned children one step closer to returning home

The seven children of dead Isis fighter Michael Skråmo have been given the green light to be taken from a Syrian refugee camp to Sweden's consulate in Iraq, reports TV4.

 

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The best renovation properties you can buy in Italy for less than €50K
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The best renovation properties you can buy in Italy for less than €50K

If you’ve always dreamed of owning your own home in Italy, we’ve got good news for you.

Italian students fined €27 million for barbecue that started forest fire

Italian students fined €27 million for barbecue that started forest fire

Two Italian students have been told to pay a fine of €27 million after being accused of letting a barbecue start a forest fire.

Riace mayor 'Mimmi' Lucano to be tried on illegal immigration charges

Riace mayor 'Mimmi' Lucano to be tried on illegal immigration charges

A high-profile Italian mayor has been ordered to face court over charges he illegally helped foreigners stay in the country, even though Italy's highest court has cast doubt on the charges.

Juventus fans arrested for taking dangerous objects to Amsterdam match

Juventus fans arrested for taking dangerous objects to Amsterdam match

Tens of Juve supporters have been arrested in possession of dangerous objects ahead of their Champions League quarter-final against Ajax.

No vaccine, no school: unvaccinated Italian children will be sent home

No vaccine, no school: unvaccinated Italian children will be sent home

Italian parents have been warned not to send their children to school unless they've been properly vaccinated in the latest government u-turn.

International anti-LGBT, anti-abortion congress opens in Verona

International anti-LGBT, anti-abortion congress opens in Verona

The World Congress of Families, an anti-gay and reproductive rights conference organized by a designated hate group, opened in the northern Italian city of Verona on Friday amid tight security.

What is it that makes living in Italy so healthy?

What is it that makes living in Italy so healthy?

Italy is rated as one of the world's healthiest places to live. But what is it about the land famous for pizza and pasta that makes it so healthy?

The mafia is a bigger security threat than terrorism or migration: Europol

The mafia is a bigger security threat than terrorism or migration: Europol

Increasingly violent organised crime groups pose the biggest threat to European security, top police from across the continent warned.