The southern Italian city ranked among Europe’s best summer destinations by Lonely Planet

The southern Italian city ranked among Europe’s best summer destinations by Lonely Planet

The world's largest guide book publisher has released its annual list of Europe's top summer destinations, and only one Italian city made the list: the Pugliese capital of Bari.

Bari becomes first Italian city to pay people to bike to work

Bari becomes first Italian city to pay people to bike to work

Armed gang use diggers to ‘rip open’ security van

Armed gang use diggers to ‘rip open’ security van

5-year-old girl injured in Ferris wheel accident in southern Italy

5-year-old girl injured in Ferris wheel accident in southern Italy

‘Slob of the Day’: Mayor of Bari publicly shames dirty dog owner in viral video

‘Slob of the Day’: Mayor of Bari publicly shames dirty dog owner in viral video

G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in Bari after attacks

G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in Bari after attacks

Death toll from Puglia train crash confirmed at 23

Death toll from Puglia train crash confirmed at 23

The next Copenhagen? Bari plans €7.9m seafront revamp

The next Copenhagen? Bari plans €7.9m seafront revamp

This Italian newsagent fought off armed robber – with sweets

This Italian newsagent fought off armed robber – with sweets

Phony psychics given €150k ‘to get sick dad into Heaven’

Phony psychics given €150k ‘to get sick dad into Heaven’

Chinese cycle tops spark Italy illness scare

Chinese cycle tops spark Italy illness scare

Bari terror suspect ‘planned Europe attacks’

Bari terror suspect ‘planned Europe attacks’

Woman in coma after lightning strikes trullo

Woman in coma after lightning strikes trullo

Fireworks factory blast death toll rises to ten

Fireworks factory blast death toll rises to ten

Italy fireworks factory blast toll rises to nine

Italy fireworks factory blast toll rises to nine

Woman dies in assisted fertility operation in Italy

Woman dies in assisted fertility operation in Italy

Fire breaks out on ferry off Puglian coast

Fire breaks out on ferry off Puglian coast

Thieves rob supermarket in front of police

Thieves rob supermarket in front of police

Man jailed for grabbing ex’s phone to read texts

Man jailed for grabbing ex’s phone to read texts

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Body found on board Norman Atlantic ferry

Italian doctor sued for ‘refusing Easter visit’

Italian doctor sued for ‘refusing Easter visit’

Italian cleaner throws out ‘rubbish’ modern art

Italian cleaner throws out ‘rubbish’ modern art

Dinosaur footprints discovered in Bari

Dinosaur footprints discovered in Bari

Puglia’s great grape robbers arrested

Puglia’s great grape robbers arrested

Psychiatrist stabbed to death by patient

Psychiatrist stabbed to death by patient

Condom ad causes stir in Bari

Condom ad causes stir in Bari

‘Blind’ Bari man claims benefits for 30 years

‘Blind’ Bari man claims benefits for 30 years

Police expose cigarette seller’s fruity secret

Police expose cigarette seller’s fruity secret

Bari prison hosts first inmate wedding

Bari prison hosts first inmate wedding

Three migrant centre workers investigated for €9 million fraud

Three migrant centre workers investigated for €9 million fraud

Two Italy suspects freed in terror threat ‘blunder’

Two Italy suspects freed in terror threat ‘blunder’

Afghan held over ‘terror attack plots in Italy, UK and France’

Afghan held over ‘terror attack plots in Italy, UK and France’

‘I meant truffles, not bombs’: terror suspect

‘I meant truffles, not bombs’: terror suspect