Venice film fest returns with another blockbuster line-up

Venice film fest returns with another blockbuster line-up

The Venice Film Festival returns on Wednesday with an ultra-glitzy line-up, including the world premiere of sci-fi blockbuster "Dune" and Kristen Stewart's turn as Princess Diana, cementing its status as a serious rival to Cannes.

IN PICTURES: Baiae, the ancient Italian party town that now only divers can explore

IN PICTURES: Baiae, the ancient Italian party town that now only divers can explore

The new guide to Florence’s Uffizi Galleries – showing only the nudes

The new guide to Florence’s Uffizi Galleries – showing only the nudes

No more passeggiata: Florence limits evening walks in city centre ‘to stop virus spread’

No more passeggiata: Florence limits evening walks in city centre ‘to stop virus spread’

Italian ‘art squad’ police recover 800 illegally-excavated archaeological finds

Italian ‘art squad’ police recover 800 illegally-excavated archaeological finds

17 ways your eating and drinking habits change when you live in Italy
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17 ways your eating and drinking habits change when you live in Italy

Milan’s La Scala opera house to reopen to public after six months

Milan’s La Scala opera house to reopen to public after six months

Ask an expert: ‘How do I sauce pasta the Italian way?’

Ask an expert: ‘How do I sauce pasta the Italian way?’

‘An attack on tradition’: Italian bar owners protest rule against drinking coffee at the counter

‘An attack on tradition’: Italian bar owners protest rule against drinking coffee at the counter

Life in Italy: ‘How our shopping habits have changed since we moved from the US’

Life in Italy: ‘How our shopping habits have changed since we moved from the US’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ogni tanto’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ogni tanto’

Doing business in Italy: The essential etiquette you need to know
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Doing business in Italy: The essential etiquette you need to know

Ten strange things you never knew about Dante

Ten strange things you never knew about Dante

Dante Day: How Italy is celebrating its national poet

Dante Day: How Italy is celebrating its national poet

How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time
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How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time

How has the coronavirus crisis changed Italy’s coffee culture?

How has the coronavirus crisis changed Italy’s coffee culture?

Covid-19: Cinemas and theatres set to reopen in Italy next month

Covid-19: Cinemas and theatres set to reopen in Italy next month

Eight things the year-long Covid crisis has taught us about Italy

Eight things the year-long Covid crisis has taught us about Italy

The A to Z guide to dating an Italian

The A to Z guide to dating an Italian

Milan reopens Last Supper and Duomo to visitors for first time in months

Milan reopens Last Supper and Duomo to visitors for first time in months

‘No tourist pressure’: Rome’s biggest attractions reopen without the crowds

‘No tourist pressure’: Rome’s biggest attractions reopen without the crowds

Life in Italy: ‘Local musicians are helping our Italian village look to the future’

Life in Italy: ‘Local musicians are helping our Italian village look to the future’

Procida becomes first island to win Italy’s capital of culture

Procida becomes first island to win Italy’s capital of culture

Ten Italian lifestyle habits to adopt immediately
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Ten Italian lifestyle habits to adopt immediately

Here’s why Italians eat lentils on New Year’s Eve

Here’s why Italians eat lentils on New Year’s Eve

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast

How Christmas dinner changes depending where you are in Italy
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How Christmas dinner changes depending where you are in Italy

Venice praises UN listing for pandemic-hit glass bead makers

Venice praises UN listing for pandemic-hit glass bead makers

Life in Italy: ‘Why I left Rome for a small lakeside village and never looked back’

Life in Italy: ‘Why I left Rome for a small lakeside village and never looked back’

‘Prisencolinensinainciusol’: Here’s what the nonsensical ‘English’ song actually means in Italy

‘Prisencolinensinainciusol’: Here’s what the nonsensical ‘English’ song actually means in Italy

The common Italian food myths you need to stop believing
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The common Italian food myths you need to stop believing

How Italian art experts solved the mystery of Raphael’s tomb – by reconstructing his face

How Italian art experts solved the mystery of Raphael’s tomb – by reconstructing his face

Italian police track down tourist who snapped off statue’s toes taking selfie

Italian police track down tourist who snapped off statue’s toes taking selfie

‘Paradise inhabited by devils’: How Naples captured the world’s imagination

‘Paradise inhabited by devils’: How Naples captured the world’s imagination

How this year’s Venice Film Festival was ‘saved’ by Italian cinema

How this year’s Venice Film Festival was ‘saved’ by Italian cinema

What you need to know about the return of Italy’s summer concerts

What you need to know about the return of Italy’s summer concerts

It wasn’t the sex: bloodletting fatal for Raphael, Italian study claims

It wasn’t the sex: bloodletting fatal for Raphael, Italian study claims

Remembering Morricone: Ten of the Italian composer’s greatest film scores

Remembering Morricone: Ten of the Italian composer’s greatest film scores

Famed Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies

Famed Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies

‘Il Covid’ or ‘la Covid’? Here’s what the Italian language police say

‘Il Covid’ or ‘la Covid’? Here’s what the Italian language police say

Italy’s Venice film festival a ‘sign of hope’ for world cinema

Italy’s Venice film festival a ‘sign of hope’ for world cinema

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Life in Italy: ‘How our village kept its sense of community throughout lockdown’

OPINION: How the coronavirus outbreak will change life in Italy forever

OPINION: How the coronavirus outbreak will change life in Italy forever

Italy urged to extend ‘cultural bonus’ payments to save bookshops

Italy urged to extend ‘cultural bonus’ payments to save bookshops

How you can mark Italy’s Dante Day on March 25th

How you can mark Italy’s Dante Day on March 25th

Here’s all the Italian culture you can enjoy at home for free

Here’s all the Italian culture you can enjoy at home for free

Coronavirus forces Italy to close its biggest tourist attractions

Coronavirus forces Italy to close its biggest tourist attractions

These are the events cancelled in Italy over coronavirus fears

These are the events cancelled in Italy over coronavirus fears

For one week only, Raphael’s Sistine Chapel tapestries go on show in Rome

For one week only, Raphael’s Sistine Chapel tapestries go on show in Rome

Eating well, driving badly, and daily naps: The habits you pick up in Italy

Eating well, driving badly, and daily naps: The habits you pick up in Italy

Italy’s Uffizi Gallery wins US court battle against ‘bloodsucking’ ticket touts

Italy’s Uffizi Gallery wins US court battle against ‘bloodsucking’ ticket touts

How a three-wheeled newsagent hopes to help keep Italians reading

How a three-wheeled newsagent hopes to help keep Italians reading

Nine surprising facts about Rome in honour of the capital’s birthday

Nine surprising facts about Rome in honour of the capital’s birthday

Netflix to open Italian base in Rome

Netflix to open Italian base in Rome

Painting found in bin bag outside Italian museum could be missing Klimt

Painting found in bin bag outside Italian museum could be missing Klimt

Why Italy thinks its coffee should get Unesco heritage status

Why Italy thinks its coffee should get Unesco heritage status

‘The myth of Venice’: How the Venetian brand helps the city survive

‘The myth of Venice’: How the Venetian brand helps the city survive

Life in Italy: How to spend 24 hours living the Italian way

Life in Italy: How to spend 24 hours living the Italian way

Life in Italy: The ten things you’ll notice after moving from the US

Life in Italy: The ten things you’ll notice after moving from the US

Italian police bust smuggling gang looting ancient artefacts

Italian police bust smuggling gang looting ancient artefacts

Venice’s legendary ‘waterproof’ bookshop overwhelmed by floods

Venice’s legendary ‘waterproof’ bookshop overwhelmed by floods

Newly-discovered Artemisia painting sells for record €4.8 million

Newly-discovered Artemisia painting sells for record €4.8 million

Newly discovered work by Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi up for auction

Newly discovered work by Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi up for auction

IN PHOTOS: Remembering the great flood of Florence

IN PHOTOS: Remembering the great flood of Florence

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen sold for €24 million

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen sold for €24 million

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen expected to sell for €6 million

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen expected to sell for €6 million

‘A tenor with a golden voice’: Opera world mourns Italian singer Marcello Giordani

‘A tenor with a golden voice’: Opera world mourns Italian singer Marcello Giordani

Italy’s free museum Sundays are making a comeback

Italy’s free museum Sundays are making a comeback

Old French lady discovers Italian Renaissance masterpiece in her kitchen

Old French lady discovers Italian Renaissance masterpiece in her kitchen

Pumpkin risotto and the great wardrobe switch: How life in Italy changes when autumn arrives

Pumpkin risotto and the great wardrobe switch: How life in Italy changes when autumn arrives

How life on a tiny Aeolian island inspired Italy’s top female chef

How life on a tiny Aeolian island inspired Italy’s top female chef

‘We will miss you’: Italian author Camilleri, creator of ‘Inspector Montalbano’, dies

‘We will miss you’: Italian author Camilleri, creator of ‘Inspector Montalbano’, dies

Woody Allen debuts at Milan’s La Scala opera house

Woody Allen debuts at Milan’s La Scala opera house

Caravaggio’s ‘lost masterpiece’ snapped up by unnamed buyer

Caravaggio’s ‘lost masterpiece’ snapped up by unnamed buyer

Travelling back in time: Five of the best old Italian travel books

Travelling back in time: Five of the best old Italian travel books

New Italian TV show to tell story of Rome’s birth… in Latin

New Italian TV show to tell story of Rome’s birth… in Latin

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Benois Madonna to make rare return to Italy

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Benois Madonna to make rare return to Italy

IN PICTURES: France and Italy mark 500 years since Da Vinci’s death

IN PICTURES: France and Italy mark 500 years since Da Vinci’s death

Newly identified Leonardo da Vinci portrait on show in London

Newly identified Leonardo da Vinci portrait on show in London

France and Italy to mark 500th anniversary of da Vinci’s death in Loire Valley

France and Italy to mark 500th anniversary of da Vinci’s death in Loire Valley

Experts to DNA test ‘Leonardo da Vinci’s hair’ found in the US

Experts to DNA test ‘Leonardo da Vinci’s hair’ found in the US

In the footsteps of genius: A travel guide to Leonardo Da Vinci’s Italy

In the footsteps of genius: A travel guide to Leonardo Da Vinci’s Italy

Italy offers to help rebuild Notre-Dame

Italy offers to help rebuild Notre-Dame

Major Rome exhibition opens celebrating Leonardo Da Vinci

Major Rome exhibition opens celebrating Leonardo Da Vinci

‘A slap in the face for human rights’: Should La Scala take Saudi money?

‘A slap in the face for human rights’: Should La Scala take Saudi money?

‘Nude Mona Lisa’: Art experts think they might have discovered a new Da Vinci

‘Nude Mona Lisa’: Art experts think they might have discovered a new Da Vinci

‘Lost’ Caravaggio to be unveiled in London – but is it a fake?

‘Lost’ Caravaggio to be unveiled in London – but is it a fake?

In the first week of March, all Italy’s state museums are free

In the first week of March, all Italy’s state museums are free

Sanremo 2019: Andrea Bocelli’s duet with son brings down the house

Sanremo 2019: Andrea Bocelli’s duet with son brings down the house

From football to tiramisu: A look at Italy’s deepest rivalries
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From football to tiramisu: A look at Italy’s deepest rivalries

The American making ‘ice music’ in the Italian Alps

The American making ‘ice music’ in the Italian Alps

New Elena Ferrante street art unveiled in Naples

New Elena Ferrante street art unveiled in Naples

Nine of Italy’s quirkiest festivals in 2019

Nine of Italy’s quirkiest festivals in 2019

Sights of Rome and Florence attract nearly 30 million visitors

Sights of Rome and Florence attract nearly 30 million visitors

Can Italy force a US museum to return this long-lost Ancient Greek sculpture?

Can Italy force a US museum to return this long-lost Ancient Greek sculpture?

New show in Milan displays Banksy’s rebel art

New show in Milan displays Banksy’s rebel art

‘Erotic’ fresco of Leda and the Swan unearthed at Pompeii

‘Erotic’ fresco of Leda and the Swan unearthed at Pompeii

Italy to crack down on art crime after stolen artefacts recovered in USA

Italy to crack down on art crime after stolen artefacts recovered in USA

Lost murals by Italian Futurist rediscovered in Rome

Lost murals by Italian Futurist rediscovered in Rome

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

Ten things to do in Italy for the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Ten things to do in Italy for the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Italy to offer €2 opera tickets for 18-25 year olds

Italy to offer €2 opera tickets for 18-25 year olds

The tiny Italian town fighting a drugs epidemic with classical music

The tiny Italian town fighting a drugs epidemic with classical music

Four civilizations in Italy that pre-date the Roman Empire

Four civilizations in Italy that pre-date the Roman Empire

Italy to scrap free monthly museum entry

Italy to scrap free monthly museum entry

‘Archaeological enigma’ accidentally uncovered in Rome during routine works

‘Archaeological enigma’ accidentally uncovered in Rome during routine works

Flowers and fireworks: How Rome (usually) celebrates its patron saints’ day

Flowers and fireworks: How Rome (usually) celebrates its patron saints’ day

One of Florence’s greatest spectacles is about to begin

One of Florence’s greatest spectacles is about to begin

‘Horror story for kids’: Italian director to remake Pinocchio

‘Horror story for kids’: Italian director to remake Pinocchio

Netflix announces three original Italian projects

Netflix announces three original Italian projects

Opinion: Why the rise of Amazon won’t change Italy’s shopping culture forever

Opinion: Why the rise of Amazon won’t change Italy’s shopping culture forever

For the next four days, it costs €3 to go to the cinema in Italy

For the next four days, it costs €3 to go to the cinema in Italy

Italy seeks Unesco status for transhumance, ancient tradition of seasonal migration

Italy seeks Unesco status for transhumance, ancient tradition of seasonal migration

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’

Italy opens 1,000 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

Italy opens 1,000 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

Italy’s art police recover works stolen from quake-hit churches

Italy’s art police recover works stolen from quake-hit churches

11 of the best romantic Italian films of all time

11 of the best romantic Italian films of all time

Italy puts 200,000 classic Italian songs online for free

Italy puts 200,000 classic Italian songs online for free

Italy’s literary superstar Elena Ferrante gets a newspaper column – in English

Italy’s literary superstar Elena Ferrante gets a newspaper column – in English

Italy’s biggest bank to invest €5 billion in tourism

Italy’s biggest bank to invest €5 billion in tourism

Seven inspiring people The Local interviewed in 2017

Seven inspiring people The Local interviewed in 2017

Italian hatmaker to the stars Borsalino declared bankrupt

Italian hatmaker to the stars Borsalino declared bankrupt

Rome’s Pantheon to start charging visitors next May

Rome’s Pantheon to start charging visitors next May

Sweden vs Italy: A cultural head-to-head

Sweden vs Italy: A cultural head-to-head

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy

Italian cabinet sets quota for showing homegrown talent on Italian TV

Italian cabinet sets quota for showing homegrown talent on Italian TV

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret
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This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

Italy launches nationwide free wifi app

Italy launches nationwide free wifi app

The Versace story: After its founder’s murder, how the luxury brand rediscovered its soul

The Versace story: After its founder’s murder, how the luxury brand rediscovered its soul

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

Meeting Morricone: ‘It was essential that I change my style for every film’

Meeting Morricone: ‘It was essential that I change my style for every film’

Here’s how to do the Italian cheek kiss

Here’s how to do the Italian cheek kiss

Rome bans snacking tourists from its ancient fountains

Rome bans snacking tourists from its ancient fountains

Fellini’s La Strada: a vision of masculinity and femininity that still haunts us today

Fellini’s La Strada: a vision of masculinity and femininity that still haunts us today

Florence’s mayor pours water over church steps to banish snacking tourists

Florence’s mayor pours water over church steps to banish snacking tourists

Italian court overturns appointment of museum directors

Italian court overturns appointment of museum directors

The US just returned $90,000 worth of stolen artefacts to Italy

The US just returned $90,000 worth of stolen artefacts to Italy

Rome authorities defend controversial stage built amidst ruins for rock musical

Rome authorities defend controversial stage built amidst ruins for rock musical

Thieves steal 6th-century ornament from Pompeii

Thieves steal 6th-century ornament from Pompeii

A follow-up to Sorrentino’s The Young Pope is coming

A follow-up to Sorrentino’s The Young Pope is coming

Why Italy is ‘giving away’ 100 historic buildings for free

Why Italy is ‘giving away’ 100 historic buildings for free

Meet Italy’s Eurovision hopeful, the bookies’ favourite to win

Meet Italy’s Eurovision hopeful, the bookies’ favourite to win

Why this Italian island has revived its ancient currency

Why this Italian island has revived its ancient currency

The Tuscan festival that celebrates vintage cycling and wine

The Tuscan festival that celebrates vintage cycling and wine

It’s Rome’s birthday: 17 facts about the Eternal City

It’s Rome’s birthday: 17 facts about the Eternal City

Italian arrested for nude Trevi Fountain swim

Italian arrested for nude Trevi Fountain swim

Venice’s Royal Gardens to get a €5 million makeover

Venice’s Royal Gardens to get a €5 million makeover

Damien Hirst’s new show divides visitors in Venice

Damien Hirst’s new show divides visitors in Venice

Rome Metro workers accidentally discovered an ancient aqueduct

Rome Metro workers accidentally discovered an ancient aqueduct

TRAVEL: The truth about Juliet’s balcony in Verona – and why it’s still worth a visit

TRAVEL: The truth about Juliet’s balcony in Verona – and why it’s still worth a visit

IN PICS: Michelangelo sculpture comes home to Florence after massive restoration project

IN PICS: Michelangelo sculpture comes home to Florence after massive restoration project

How Italy’s Art Squad is racing to save quake-damaged masterpieces

How Italy’s Art Squad is racing to save quake-damaged masterpieces

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking

Italy’s earthquake-hit towns are bidding for Unesco status

Italy’s earthquake-hit towns are bidding for Unesco status

Woman arrested for damaging Pantheon’s ancient candelabra

Woman arrested for damaging Pantheon’s ancient candelabra

Italy’s ‘Art Squad’ charges hoarder of rare Roman coins

Italy’s ‘Art Squad’ charges hoarder of rare Roman coins

You can now stroll in Emperor Nero’s garden with a virtual reality tour

You can now stroll in Emperor Nero’s garden with a virtual reality tour

How the Italian Futurists shaped the aesthetics of modernity in the 20th century

How the Italian Futurists shaped the aesthetics of modernity in the 20th century

‘Crap’ Hitler painting goes on show in Italian Museum of Madness

‘Crap’ Hitler painting goes on show in Italian Museum of Madness

Six inspiring Italian women who changed the world

Six inspiring Italian women who changed the world

Women will get free entry to Italy’s museums on International Women’s Day

Women will get free entry to Italy’s museums on International Women’s Day

Vatican to showcase Jewish menorahs in ambitious exhibition

Vatican to showcase Jewish menorahs in ambitious exhibition

Not just Venice: Eight of the most spectacular Italian carnivals to visit

Not just Venice: Eight of the most spectacular Italian carnivals to visit

Two cultural treasures rescued from Isis have been restored in Italy

Two cultural treasures rescued from Isis have been restored in Italy

Stolen €6 million Italian painting by ‘The Squinter’ found in Morocco

Stolen €6 million Italian painting by ‘The Squinter’ found in Morocco

Divers find submerged Roman artefacts off Tuscan coast

Divers find submerged Roman artefacts off Tuscan coast

Tourist charged after carving name into Colosseum

Tourist charged after carving name into Colosseum

Pompeii protest march banned by Naples police

Pompeii protest march banned by Naples police

Sanremo 2020: Ten things to know about Italy’s answer to Eurovision

Sanremo 2020: Ten things to know about Italy’s answer to Eurovision

What makes someone Italian? Language, not birthplace, say most Italians

What makes someone Italian? Language, not birthplace, say most Italians

Ten reasons to add Palermo, Italy’s cultural capital, to your 2018 bucket list

Ten reasons to add Palermo, Italy’s cultural capital, to your 2018 bucket list

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills

Giant tree sculptures go on show in Rome exhibition

Giant tree sculptures go on show in Rome exhibition

Italy is sending these Van Gogh masterpieces home, 14 years after a mafia boss stole them

Italy is sending these Van Gogh masterpieces home, 14 years after a mafia boss stole them

Archaeologists just found a medieval horse’s head at the Colossseum

Archaeologists just found a medieval horse’s head at the Colossseum

The Italian Sherlock Holmes: Eccentric policeman who cracked his cases in disguise

The Italian Sherlock Holmes: Eccentric policeman who cracked his cases in disguise

How Italy plans to fight back against monument vandals

How Italy plans to fight back against monument vandals

Tourists injured after breaking into Colosseum at night

Tourists injured after breaking into Colosseum at night

A same-sex marriage ceremony in… Renaissance Rome?

A same-sex marriage ceremony in… Renaissance Rome?

‘Sicilian Stonehenge’ discovered by amateur archaeologists

‘Sicilian Stonehenge’ discovered by amateur archaeologists

Facebook apologizes for censoring ‘sexual’ Italian statue

Facebook apologizes for censoring ‘sexual’ Italian statue

Italy announces G7 Culture meet in Florence

Italy announces G7 Culture meet in Florence

First woman named to head Vatican Museums

First woman named to head Vatican Museums

Nine quirky Christmas nativity scenes you can see in Italy

Nine quirky Christmas nativity scenes you can see in Italy

Seven events in Italy to brighten up your December

Seven events in Italy to brighten up your December

After the earthquakes, why you should still visit central Italy

After the earthquakes, why you should still visit central Italy

‘Piccola Scala’: How Milan’s theatre scene is experiencing a revival

‘Piccola Scala’: How Milan’s theatre scene is experiencing a revival

Italian archaeologists find ‘world’s oldest dentures’

Italian archaeologists find ‘world’s oldest dentures’

Circus Maximus reopens as Rome frets over vandals

Circus Maximus reopens as Rome frets over vandals

Shock as another historic landmark is vandalized in Rome

Shock as another historic landmark is vandalized in Rome

Controversial ‘attic Caravaggio’ to go on display at Milan museum

Controversial ‘attic Caravaggio’ to go on display at Milan museum

McDonald’s sues Florence for $20 mn after city blocks restaurant

McDonald’s sues Florence for $20 mn after city blocks restaurant

Historic painting looted from earthquake-hit Italian town

Historic painting looted from earthquake-hit Italian town

Two thirds of Italian millennials live with their parents

Two thirds of Italian millennials live with their parents

On the trail of Inspector Montalbano in Sicily

On the trail of Inspector Montalbano in Sicily

Emperor Nero returns to Rome in a rock musical

Emperor Nero returns to Rome in a rock musical

Recreated treasures from Syria and Iraq go on show in Italy

Recreated treasures from Syria and Iraq go on show in Italy

Italian police recover stolen Van Gogh paintings

Italian police recover stolen Van Gogh paintings

For one day only: €1 nighttime entry to Italy’s cultural sites

For one day only: €1 nighttime entry to Italy’s cultural sites

The 300-year-old story of what makes Chianti wine so special

The 300-year-old story of what makes Chianti wine so special

Ai WeiWei’s new Italy exhibition tackles migrant crisis

Ai WeiWei’s new Italy exhibition tackles migrant crisis

Italian teenagers get €500 ‘culture bonus’ starting today

Italian teenagers get €500 ‘culture bonus’ starting today

Why coffee in Italy is a culture you must taste to understand
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Why coffee in Italy is a culture you must taste to understand

Hundreds apply for nine top jobs at Italy’s cultural sites

Hundreds apply for nine top jobs at Italy’s cultural sites

12 mistakes foreigners make when moving to Italy
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12 mistakes foreigners make when moving to Italy

Denmark returns stolen gold cart of Etruscan prince to Italy

Denmark returns stolen gold cart of Etruscan prince to Italy

Rome’s Colosseum gets multi-million euro makeover

Rome’s Colosseum gets multi-million euro makeover

Italy reclaims head of emperor it didn’t realize was stolen

Italy reclaims head of emperor it didn’t realize was stolen

Italy’s ‘unluckiest’ town hopes to break curse with lottery win

Italy’s ‘unluckiest’ town hopes to break curse with lottery win

Five must-read novels that will transport you to Italy

Five must-read novels that will transport you to Italy

Italy’s ‘too full of Unesco sites’ to bother bidding this year

Italy’s ‘too full of Unesco sites’ to bother bidding this year

Rome in €500m plea to restore historic icons to former glory

Rome in €500m plea to restore historic icons to former glory

Italy’s long neglected wonders to get €1 billion boost

Italy’s long neglected wonders to get €1 billion boost

Da Vinci’s relatives found by Italian history buffs

Da Vinci’s relatives found by Italian history buffs

Italy’s fashion brands step in to save Milan’s cathedral

Italy’s fashion brands step in to save Milan’s cathedral

Why Italy is letting builders bury its history in concrete

Why Italy is letting builders bury its history in concrete

Italian artist redefines cultural landscape of Bolzano

Italian artist redefines cultural landscape of Bolzano

Italy pits top sleuths against world’s heritage looters

Italy pits top sleuths against world’s heritage looters

Italy to punish monument vandals with longer jail terms

Italy to punish monument vandals with longer jail terms

‘Flight of the angel’ kicks off Venice Carnival

‘Flight of the angel’ kicks off Venice Carnival

Rome’s nude statues covered to spare Rouhani’s blushes

Rome’s nude statues covered to spare Rouhani’s blushes

Italy urges action against Isis antiquities dealing

Italy urges action against Isis antiquities dealing

Italy’s masterpieces stolen in museum heist

Italy’s masterpieces stolen in museum heist

Italy’s singing nun to star in ‘Sister Act’

Italy’s singing nun to star in ‘Sister Act’

Italy lovers asked to help save crumbling treasures

Italy lovers asked to help save crumbling treasures

Unlucky Friday 17th – and other Italian superstitions to beware of

Unlucky Friday 17th – and other Italian superstitions to beware of

Covid-19: Italy suspends free museum Sundays to limit crowds

Covid-19: Italy suspends free museum Sundays to limit crowds

Foreign hires rattle Italy’s art world

Foreign hires rattle Italy’s art world

Seven foreigners hired to revive Italian culture

Seven foreigners hired to revive Italian culture

Italy slammed for ‘faking’ Roman ruin

Italy slammed for ‘faking’ Roman ruin

Italy earmarks €18m to rebuild Colosseum floor

Italy earmarks €18m to rebuild Colosseum floor

Billionare gives Rome opera one million euros

Billionare gives Rome opera one million euros

Most liveable cities: five neglected Italian gems

Most liveable cities: five neglected Italian gems

Colosseum unveils wild beasts trapdoor

Colosseum unveils wild beasts trapdoor

World’s sh*ttiest museum opens in Italy

World’s sh*ttiest museum opens in Italy

Italy in global search for museum directors

Italy in global search for museum directors

Over 2,000 queue in Matera for Ben Hur roles

Over 2,000 queue in Matera for Ben Hur roles

Ten Rome baristas who brighten your day

Ten Rome baristas who brighten your day

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum

French tourist held for stealing piece of Pompeii

French tourist held for stealing piece of Pompeii

Ten things tweeters love about Italy

Ten things tweeters love about Italy

Russian minister cancels Italy visit after protest

Russian minister cancels Italy visit after protest

Fifteen things that can happen ‘Only in Italy’

Fifteen things that can happen ‘Only in Italy’

‘Less jail time the more books you read’

‘Less jail time the more books you read’

The Italian conductor who leaves behind a legacy

The Italian conductor who leaves behind a legacy

Flying cork rips hole in 18th century painting

Flying cork rips hole in 18th century painting

Italy culture cuts are ‘disturbing’: association

Italy culture cuts are ‘disturbing’: association

Italian architect in bid to restore ‘ghost village’

Italian architect in bid to restore ‘ghost village’

Italy’s museums ‘need social media to survive’

Italy’s museums ‘need social media to survive’

New survey: Italians are Europe’s Philistines

New survey: Italians are Europe’s Philistines

‘The food keeps you coming back for more’

‘The food keeps you coming back for more’

French ‘learned wine-making’ from Italians

French ‘learned wine-making’ from Italians

An essential guide to Italian coffee culture

An essential guide to Italian coffee culture

The best books about Italy in English

The best books about Italy in English

Five great reasons why Parma is Italy’s 2020 capital of culture

Five great reasons why Parma is Italy’s 2020 capital of culture

Ten golden rules for cooking pasta like the Italians, from an artisan pasta maker

Ten golden rules for cooking pasta like the Italians, from an artisan pasta maker

Year in review: Italy’s major news stories from 2017

Year in review: Italy’s major news stories from 2017

‘Godfather’ of Italian cooking, Antonio Carluccio, dead at 80

‘Godfather’ of Italian cooking, Antonio Carluccio, dead at 80

Meet the designer turning forest mushrooms into shoes, plates, and furniture

Meet the designer turning forest mushrooms into shoes, plates, and furniture

15 world records held by Italy and Italians

15 world records held by Italy and Italians

21 photos that could only be taken in Italy

21 photos that could only be taken in Italy

‘Italians always make you feel welcome – accommodating guests comes naturally’

‘Italians always make you feel welcome – accommodating guests comes naturally’

Top Italian restaurant loses title as ‘world’s best’

Top Italian restaurant loses title as ‘world’s best’

McDonald’s opens restaurant-museum over ancient Roman road

McDonald’s opens restaurant-museum over ancient Roman road

Don’t be put off by their names – these Italian foods are actually delicious

Don’t be put off by their names – these Italian foods are actually delicious

Cappucc, cats and the Colosseum: The reasons I love living in Rome

Cappucc, cats and the Colosseum: The reasons I love living in Rome

‘In the mouth of the wolf’: My one-way ticket to Italy

‘In the mouth of the wolf’: My one-way ticket to Italy

So why do pasta-loving Italians live such long lives?

So why do pasta-loving Italians live such long lives?

Pompeii chief wants refugees to tend to Italy’s ruins

Pompeii chief wants refugees to tend to Italy’s ruins

This Caravaggio was chosen to honour Italy’s refugees

This Caravaggio was chosen to honour Italy’s refugees

Colosseum to close for third time on Friday

Colosseum to close for third time on Friday