Italian word of the day: ‘Squillo’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Squillo’

Today's word will help you get in touch with your Italian friends, quite literally.

Italian word of the day: ‘Ragazzi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ragazzi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guaio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guaio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Accipicchia’

Italian word of the day: ‘Accipicchia’

Italian word of the day: ‘Canicola’

Italian word of the day: ‘Canicola’

Italian word of the day: ‘Casino’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Casino’

Italian word of the day: ‘Mannaggia’

Italian word of the day: ‘Mannaggia’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ottimo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ottimo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Impegno’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Impegno’

Italian word of the day: ‘Faticare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Faticare’

Which Italian verb tenses are the most useful?
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Which Italian verb tenses are the most useful?

Italian word of the day: ‘Sopportare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sopportare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Stufo’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Stufo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Appunto’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Appunto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Però’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Però’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare il ponte’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare il ponte’

Italian word of the day: ‘Zitto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Zitto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Fico’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Fico’

‘That building has such a lovely boob’: Tell us your biggest Italian gaffes

‘That building has such a lovely boob’: Tell us your biggest Italian gaffes

Covid-19: The essential Italian you need to know for getting tested and vaccinated

Covid-19: The essential Italian you need to know for getting tested and vaccinated

Italian word of the day: ‘Persino’

Italian word of the day: ‘Persino’

From beer to hairdryers: 10 Italian words that come from German

From beer to hairdryers: 10 Italian words that come from German

Italian word of the day: ‘Piacere’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Piacere’

Italian word of the day: ‘Posso’

Italian word of the day: ‘Posso’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Alla mano’
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Italian expression of the day: ‘Alla mano’

Italian word of the day: ‘Schifo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Schifo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Volentieri’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Volentieri’

Six Easter-inspired Italian phrases explained
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Six Easter-inspired Italian phrases explained

Italian word of the day: ‘Diciamo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Diciamo’

Five delicious Italian food idioms, explained

Five delicious Italian food idioms, explained

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ora legale’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ora legale’

Italian word of the day: ‘Onomastico’

Italian word of the day: ‘Onomastico’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guazzabuglio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guazzabuglio’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Quattro gatti’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Quattro gatti’

The top ten Italian words that just don’t translate into English
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The top ten Italian words that just don’t translate into English

Italian expression of the day: ‘Tutti quanti’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Tutti quanti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Attimo’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Attimo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Coso’

Italian word of the day: ‘Coso’

Italian word of the day: ‘Cavolo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Cavolo’

Here’s how to talk about love, sex, and dating in Italian

Here’s how to talk about love, sex, and dating in Italian

Italian word of the day: ‘Lungaggine’

Italian word of the day: ‘Lungaggine’

Learning Italian in lockdown: How to boost your language skills during Covid-19
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Learning Italian in lockdown: How to boost your language skills during Covid-19

Italian word of the day: ‘Totoministri’

Italian word of the day: ‘Totoministri’

Italian word of the day: ‘Comunque’

Italian word of the day: ‘Comunque’

Italian word of the day: ‘Umarell’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Umarell’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Come mai’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Come mai’

Italian word of the day: ‘Capodanno’

Italian word of the day: ‘Capodanno’

Italian expression of the day: ‘San Silvestro’

Italian expression of the day: ‘San Silvestro’

Italian word of the day: ‘Mica’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Mica’

Ten of the most common Italian mistakes you should avoid

Ten of the most common Italian mistakes you should avoid

Italian word of the day: ‘Avanzi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Avanzi’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Buon Natale’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Buon Natale’

Italian word of the day: ‘Vigilia’

Italian word of the day: ‘Vigilia’

IN MAPS: A brief introduction to Italy’s many local ‘dialects’
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IN MAPS: A brief introduction to Italy’s many local ‘dialects’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare le corna’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare le corna’

Italian word of the day: ‘Cinepanettone’

Italian word of the day: ‘Cinepanettone’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Mi raccomando’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Mi raccomando’

Italian word of the day: ‘Proprio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Proprio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Burrasca’

Italian word of the day: ‘Burrasca’

Ten Italian words stolen into English and reinvented
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Ten Italian words stolen into English and reinvented

Italian word of the day: ‘Ristori’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ristori’

Italian word of the day: ‘Quindi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Quindi’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Me la cavo’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Me la cavo’

Ten English words that make you sound cool in Italian

Ten English words that make you sound cool in Italian

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ci siamo’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ci siamo’

12 of the most useful Italian words you need to know

12 of the most useful Italian words you need to know

Italian word of the day: ‘Struscio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Struscio’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Estate di San Martino’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Estate di San Martino’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sacco’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sacco’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ci sentiamo’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ci sentiamo’

‘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

Italian word of the day: ‘Paura’

Italian word of the day: ‘Paura’

Finally there’s an emoji for that Italian hand gesture

Finally there’s an emoji for that Italian hand gesture

Do you know the meaning of Italy’s top 15 words of the year?

Do you know the meaning of Italy’s top 15 words of the year?

Ten ways to get your tongue tied in Italian

Ten ways to get your tongue tied in Italian

12 rude Italian phrases that you can get away with in Italy
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12 rude Italian phrases that you can get away with in Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Colpo d’aria’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Colpo d’aria’

Italian word of the day: ‘Allora’

Italian word of the day: ‘Allora’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ora solare’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ora solare’

Ten very Italian proverbs to live by

Ten very Italian proverbs to live by

Italian word of the day: ‘Coprifuoco’

Italian word of the day: ‘Coprifuoco’

QUIZ: Are you fooled by these Italian ‘false friends’?
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QUIZ: Are you fooled by these Italian ‘false friends’?

A scambio is the ideal way to learn Italian – but be careful how you say it

A scambio is the ideal way to learn Italian – but be careful how you say it

Italian word of the day: ‘Magari’

Italian word of the day: ‘Magari’

Seven songs that will help you learn Italian

Seven songs that will help you learn Italian

Italian expression of the day: ‘Male che vada’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Male che vada’

Job-hunting in Italy: The Italian words and phrases you need to know
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Job-hunting in Italy: The Italian words and phrases you need to know

19 of your favourite Italian words (and some of ours)

19 of your favourite Italian words (and some of ours)

The stunning movie scene locations you simply have to visit in Italy

The stunning movie scene locations you simply have to visit in Italy

Italian troops use winter to bolster Afghan army against Taliban

Italian troops use winter to bolster Afghan army against Taliban

Three Germans killed in Italian Riviera yacht blaze

Three Germans killed in Italian Riviera yacht blaze

From dildo to quarantine: 10 English words you didn’t realize were stolen from Italian

From dildo to quarantine: 10 English words you didn’t realize were stolen from Italian

Italian expression of the day: ‘All’aperto’

Italian expression of the day: ‘All’aperto’

Elderly Italian on benefits stashed €1m in Swiss bank

Elderly Italian on benefits stashed €1m in Swiss bank

Italian base jumper killed while filming Swiss Alps stunt

Italian base jumper killed while filming Swiss Alps stunt

Italian bishop says ‘diabolical’ Pokemon is like ‘Nazism’

Italian bishop says ‘diabolical’ Pokemon is like ‘Nazism’

Italian carries Zika in sperm for record six months

Italian carries Zika in sperm for record six months

Italian coastguard ups port security amid terror threat

Italian coastguard ups port security amid terror threat

Six Italians confirmed dead in Nice attack

Six Italians confirmed dead in Nice attack

Five Italians still missing after Nice attack

Five Italians still missing after Nice attack

Four Italians missing, one feared dead in Nice attack

Four Italians missing, one feared dead in Nice attack

Meet the Italian chef behind the world’s best restaurant

Meet the Italian chef behind the world’s best restaurant

Italian civil servants arrested over illegal passport ring

Italian civil servants arrested over illegal passport ring

Dhaka attack: Italian bodies to be flown home this week

Dhaka attack: Italian bodies to be flown home this week

Ten breathtaking Italian gems you’ve never heard of

Ten breathtaking Italian gems you’ve never heard of

Italian dies in wingsuit accident on French Alps

Italian dies in wingsuit accident on French Alps

Italian man ‘turns French’ after brain injury

Italian man ‘turns French’ after brain injury

Italian woman found dead on yacht in Spain

Italian woman found dead on yacht in Spain

Italian man lay dead in flat for 5 years before anyone noticed

Italian man lay dead in flat for 5 years before anyone noticed

The radical Italian who fought for the EU’s creation dies at 86

The radical Italian who fought for the EU’s creation dies at 86

Deutsche Bank targeted in Italian bond sale probe

Deutsche Bank targeted in Italian bond sale probe

Find Italian a handful? Not after you watch this video

Find Italian a handful? Not after you watch this video

Italian marine held in India should return home: UN court

Italian marine held in India should return home: UN court

Italian feared dead in Norway helicopter crash

Italian feared dead in Norway helicopter crash

Happy 70th Vespa! The history behind Italy’s famous scooter

Happy 70th Vespa! The history behind Italy’s famous scooter

Italian businessman among 413 dead in Ecuador quake

Italian businessman among 413 dead in Ecuador quake

The top five free smartphone apps for learning Italian

The top five free smartphone apps for learning Italian

The strange history behind five everyday Italian words
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The strange history behind five everyday Italian words

Italian hostage released in southern Philippines: police

Italian hostage released in southern Philippines: police

Cash for Italian Cardinal’s swanky pad sparks probe

Cash for Italian Cardinal’s swanky pad sparks probe

EgyptAir hijack: Italian among the hostages released

EgyptAir hijack: Italian among the hostages released

Italy name Conor O’Shea as new rugby coach

Italy name Conor O’Shea as new rugby coach

Two Italians injured in crash that killed 12 in France

Two Italians injured in crash that killed 12 in France

Italian surgeon fired from Swedish research institute

Italian surgeon fired from Swedish research institute

Italian woman dead in Brussels attacks: reports

Italian woman dead in Brussels attacks: reports

Driver of crash that killed 7 Italians is in critical condition

Driver of crash that killed 7 Italians is in critical condition

Fabio Capello set for sensational Italy job meeting

Fabio Capello set for sensational Italy job meeting

Italian footballers ambushed by armed hooligans

Italian footballers ambushed by armed hooligans

Two Italian hostages freed in Libya: local official

Two Italian hostages freed in Libya: local official

Italian’s ‘suspicious’ money belt sparks Danish police alert

Italian’s ‘suspicious’ money belt sparks Danish police alert

Italy increasingly exposed to risk of a terror attack: report

Italy increasingly exposed to risk of a terror attack: report

Hands off! School kids try to buy paradise island for Italy

Hands off! School kids try to buy paradise island for Italy

Gay unions: will Italy blow this chance to boost its image?

Gay unions: will Italy blow this chance to boost its image?

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Italian word of the day: ‘Menefreghismo’

Five myths you shouldn’t believe about dating in Italy

Five myths you shouldn’t believe about dating in Italy

Argentina to pay 50,000 Italian creditors over defaulted debt

Argentina to pay 50,000 Italian creditors over defaulted debt

Nine-year-old Italian boy killed in Burkina Faso attack

Nine-year-old Italian boy killed in Burkina Faso attack

Ten wonderfully quirky Italian animal-related idioms

Ten wonderfully quirky Italian animal-related idioms

What did Italians google the most in 2015?

What did Italians google the most in 2015?

Bubbling up: Italy’s other Ferrari

Bubbling up: Italy’s other Ferrari

The twelve best Italian Christmas gifts to give this year

The twelve best Italian Christmas gifts to give this year

Hero cats save elderly Italian woman from fire

Hero cats save elderly Italian woman from fire

‘You must know the right people in the right place’

‘You must know the right people in the right place’

Flu-jab snubbing Italians face winter epidemic

Flu-jab snubbing Italians face winter epidemic

‘Italy will stay in Afghanistan’: Renzi

‘Italy will stay in Afghanistan’: Renzi

The women shaking up Italy’s startup world

The women shaking up Italy’s startup world

Italy’s Moncler wins China counterfeit case

Italy’s Moncler wins China counterfeit case

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

Italian doctor banned in UK over bad English

Italian doctor banned in UK over bad English

How to make Umbrian farro and lentil soup

How to make Umbrian farro and lentil soup

Life’s a beach: 3 in 4 skip work in Riviera town

Life’s a beach: 3 in 4 skip work in Riviera town

Costa Rica busts cocaine ring linked to Italy mafia

Costa Rica busts cocaine ring linked to Italy mafia

12 face hard labour over lynching of Italian man

12 face hard labour over lynching of Italian man

Tardy Italian fakes bomb scare to delay plane

Tardy Italian fakes bomb scare to delay plane

Pope weighs in over Italian church privileges

Pope weighs in over Italian church privileges

Italian base jumper dies in Swiss Alps

Italian base jumper dies in Swiss Alps

Damaged Italian painting might be fake: expert

Damaged Italian painting might be fake: expert

Italian woman locks up man for refusing sex

Italian woman locks up man for refusing sex

Mystery surrounds missing Italian divers

Mystery surrounds missing Italian divers

Fewer Italians want to be doctors

Fewer Italians want to be doctors

India must halt case on Italy marine shooting

India must halt case on Italy marine shooting

Italy’s best-kept secrets: Ten must-see places

Italy’s best-kept secrets: Ten must-see places

Ex-Italian MPs leave €20k tab at parliament bar

Ex-Italian MPs leave €20k tab at parliament bar

Juventus wins Italian Super Cup

Juventus wins Italian Super Cup

Renzi defends reforms as jobless rate rises

Renzi defends reforms as jobless rate rises

Italian consulate bomb suspects killed in Cairo

Italian consulate bomb suspects killed in Cairo

Maritime court to hear Italy-India shooting case

Maritime court to hear Italy-India shooting case

Three Italians die in Australia road crash

Three Italians die in Australia road crash

Italian activist in prison over Greece protest

Italian activist in prison over Greece protest

Ex-Pirelli managers jailed over absestos deaths

Ex-Pirelli managers jailed over absestos deaths

Italian marine gets six more months at home

Italian marine gets six more months at home

Italian spying company hacked: reports

Italian spying company hacked: reports

Italian nun brings life in DR Congo

Italian nun brings life in DR Congo

Record-breaking astronaut heads home

Record-breaking astronaut heads home

Italian nurse cured of Ebola

Italian nurse cured of Ebola

Matri’s cup winner keeps Juve treble alive

Matri’s cup winner keeps Juve treble alive

Women’s final scrapped over ‘lesbian’ slur

Women’s final scrapped over ‘lesbian’ slur

Italy’s exports surge on back of non-EU demand

Italy’s exports surge on back of non-EU demand

Federer sets up possible Nadal clash in Rome

Federer sets up possible Nadal clash in Rome

Italian among victims in Kabul hotel attack

Italian among victims in Kabul hotel attack

Federer and Murray roll on in Rome

Federer and Murray roll on in Rome

Andy Murray set to decide on Italian Open

Andy Murray set to decide on Italian Open

Italian ‘took bare bottom snaps’ at Angkor temple

Italian ‘took bare bottom snaps’ at Angkor temple

Palestinian club thrives under Italian coach

Palestinian club thrives under Italian coach

Italian passport 14th ‘most powerful’ in world

Italian passport 14th ‘most powerful’ in world

Top ten problems of growing up multilingual

Top ten problems of growing up multilingual

Italian girl injured in explosion on Thai island

Italian girl injured in explosion on Thai island

Christmas cake ‘stuffed with €250,000’

Christmas cake ‘stuffed with €250,000’

Ten Italian words with other meanings abroad

Ten Italian words with other meanings abroad

Is Easter lamb falling off the Italian menu?

Is Easter lamb falling off the Italian menu?

Ten ‘Italian’ firms that aren’t actually Italian

Ten ‘Italian’ firms that aren’t actually Italian

‘Italy’s probably the worst place for business’

‘Italy’s probably the worst place for business’

Sixty-five people have left Italy to join Isis

Sixty-five people have left Italy to join Isis

Italians ‘don’t love’ their language

Italians ‘don’t love’ their language

Italian crisp makers fined over ‘healthy’ claims

Italian crisp makers fined over ‘healthy’ claims

Italy ‘can’t rule out’ threat of jihadists from Libya

Italy ‘can’t rule out’ threat of jihadists from Libya

Swiss skier dies in Italian avalanche

Swiss skier dies in Italian avalanche

Bond meets Snowden: The HSBC whistleblower

Bond meets Snowden: The HSBC whistleblower

Why flirty Italians still don’t do online dating

Why flirty Italians still don’t do online dating

Italian jets stop Russian warplane over Baltic

Italian jets stop Russian warplane over Baltic

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Piano virtuoso Aldo Ciccolini dies aged 89

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Italian Erasmus student falls to death in Holland

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Italian TV crew trapped in Auschwitz overnight

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Italy’s Senate green-lights new electoral law

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Italy wrong to take child born to surrogate: ECHR

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Writer on trial pleads freedom of expression

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Fears for Italian family after Peru boat sinks

Ten common mistakes Italians make in English

Ten common mistakes Italians make in English

Italian sprinters cleared of doping claims

Italian sprinters cleared of doping claims

What did you think of the Pope’s rabbit rant?

What did you think of the Pope’s rabbit rant?

Italy seizes more than 5,000 looted artefacts

Italy seizes more than 5,000 looted artefacts

How to lose all your Italian friends in ten days

How to lose all your Italian friends in ten days

Italy Senate adopts electoral law framework

Italy Senate adopts electoral law framework

Top 15 English words reinvented by Italians

Top 15 English words reinvented by Italians

Freed Italian aid workers arrive in Rome

Freed Italian aid workers arrive in Rome

Italian aid workers held in Syria freed

Italian aid workers held in Syria freed

Italian woman among Isis fighters

Italian woman among Isis fighters

Italian held over poison sent to Czech ministers

Italian held over poison sent to Czech ministers

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Italian expression of the day: ‘Ti voglio bene’

Italian doctor cured of Ebola to leave hospital

Italian doctor cured of Ebola to leave hospital

Sales of Italy’s fizzy wine surge abroad

Sales of Italy’s fizzy wine surge abroad

‘All passengers off stricken ferry’: Navy

‘All passengers off stricken ferry’: Navy

Rome ups the stakes in row over marines

Rome ups the stakes in row over marines

Speed camera stolen as Italian traffic cops slept

Speed camera stolen as Italian traffic cops slept

Indian court refuses to extend marine’s leave

Indian court refuses to extend marine’s leave

Italian held in Morocco for alleged sexual assault

Italian held in Morocco for alleged sexual assault

Italian Ebola patient’s health improves

Italian Ebola patient’s health improves

New DNA twist to Pasolini murder mystery

New DNA twist to Pasolini murder mystery

Italian Ebola patient’s health ‘worsens slightly’

Italian Ebola patient’s health ‘worsens slightly’

Italian man leaves million euro artwork on TGV

Italian man leaves million euro artwork on TGV

Chinese eclipse Italian bid for Club Med

Chinese eclipse Italian bid for Club Med

Italian Ebola patient in ‘stable’ condition

Italian Ebola patient in ‘stable’ condition

Italy’s Eni inks $6 billion oil deal with Ghana

Italy’s Eni inks $6 billion oil deal with Ghana

Bra shop offers best prices for biggest busts

Bra shop offers best prices for biggest busts

Italian doctor contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

Italian doctor contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

Crisis-hit Italian football set for reforms in 2016

Crisis-hit Italian football set for reforms in 2016

Cameron Diaz flick rips off Italian novel: author

Cameron Diaz flick rips off Italian novel: author

Parma face points loss over unpaid wages

Parma face points loss over unpaid wages

Mirren gets embroiled in Italian politics

Mirren gets embroiled in Italian politics

Second Italian freed in Libya

Second Italian freed in Libya

Italy’s Bonomi trumps Chinese bid for Club Med

Italy’s Bonomi trumps Chinese bid for Club Med

Italian artist sets out to find needle in haystack

Italian artist sets out to find needle in haystack

Two detained after Italian police find Isis flag

Two detained after Italian police find Isis flag

Italian artist picked in €1.25m ECB makeover

Italian artist picked in €1.25m ECB makeover

L’Aquila: jailed scientists set to learn fate

L’Aquila: jailed scientists set to learn fate

Italians face ban from kissing police officers

Italians face ban from kissing police officers

Italian man, 87, weds son’s partner for permit

Italian man, 87, weds son’s partner for permit

Italian physicist Gianotti first woman to lead Cern

Italian physicist Gianotti first woman to lead Cern

Kenyan priest guilty of murdering Italian bishop

Kenyan priest guilty of murdering Italian bishop

Italian oil giant posts profit rise

Italian oil giant posts profit rise

Ferrari spin-off ‘will preserve Italian heritage’

Ferrari spin-off ‘will preserve Italian heritage’

Italian couple get stuck in frolic at sea

Italian couple get stuck in frolic at sea

Italian Olympic legend announces retirement

Italian Olympic legend announces retirement

Luxottica founder takes control after CEO quits

Luxottica founder takes control after CEO quits

Newly found Mussolini film screened in Italy

Newly found Mussolini film screened in Italy

Italian judge rapped for breast blunder

Italian judge rapped for breast blunder

Ten Italian ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Ten Italian ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Qatar to host Italian Super Cup

Qatar to host Italian Super Cup

Italian president to testify at mafia trial in October

Italian president to testify at mafia trial in October

Italian navy arrests 16 people smugglers

Italian navy arrests 16 people smugglers

Italian police get backing for Taser gun trial-run

Italian police get backing for Taser gun trial-run

180 Italian couples in UK ‘quickie’ divorce scam

180 Italian couples in UK ‘quickie’ divorce scam

eBay users snub Italy’s luxury official cars

eBay users snub Italy’s luxury official cars

Eni-Kogas begins search for Cyprus gas

Eni-Kogas begins search for Cyprus gas

Italian president must testify at mafia trial

Italian president must testify at mafia trial

Italian man ‘robbed French nuns and priests’

Italian man ‘robbed French nuns and priests’

‘Growing up bilingual can be a challenge’

‘Growing up bilingual can be a challenge’

Italian climber killed in Swiss Alps

Italian climber killed in Swiss Alps

How to decipher these odd Italian expressions

How to decipher these odd Italian expressions

Four mountaineers killed in Italian Alps

Four mountaineers killed in Italian Alps

Cavalli fashion empire sued for ‘copying graffiti’

Cavalli fashion empire sued for ‘copying graffiti’

Bono praises Renzi’s leadership in letter

Bono praises Renzi’s leadership in letter

Italian businessman leads race for Club Med

Italian businessman leads race for Club Med

Crisis-hit shops scrap traditional August break

Crisis-hit shops scrap traditional August break

Italian journalist killed in Gaza

Italian journalist killed in Gaza

‘Banana eater’ row: Tavecchio made FA boss

‘Banana eater’ row: Tavecchio made FA boss

Italian women kidnapped in Syria: report

Italian women kidnapped in Syria: report

Italy defiant: we’ll stay in Libya despite violence

Italy defiant: we’ll stay in Libya despite violence

Swiss-EU relations discussed in Rome

Swiss-EU relations discussed in Rome

Italian fire-fighting jets to combat Libya oil inferno

Italian fire-fighting jets to combat Libya oil inferno

Women who eat apples have better sex

Women who eat apples have better sex

Couple sue Bank of Italy over ‘worthless’ 40m lire

Couple sue Bank of Italy over ‘worthless’ 40m lire

Italian citizen killed in Malaysian Airlines crash

Italian citizen killed in Malaysian Airlines crash

Three jailed for life for murder of Italian waiter

Three jailed for life for murder of Italian waiter

Italian property prices fall over ten percent

Italian property prices fall over ten percent

Italy’s ‘Superman’ charged for pitch stunt

Italy’s ‘Superman’ charged for pitch stunt

‘We don’t want Syria’s weapons’: Italian mayor

‘We don’t want Syria’s weapons’: Italian mayor

Chiellini calls for Fifa to reduce Suarez ban

Chiellini calls for Fifa to reduce Suarez ban

‘Suarez ban is excessive’: Giorgio Chiellini

‘Suarez ban is excessive’: Giorgio Chiellini

Italian football fans back their Dutch neighbours

Italian football fans back their Dutch neighbours

Italian schoolgirl killed herself over China trip

Italian schoolgirl killed herself over China trip

‘My father’s uncle killed Joe Petrosino’

‘My father’s uncle killed Joe Petrosino’

‘Berlusconi’s career in politics is over’

‘Berlusconi’s career in politics is over’

‘A song for our English friends’

‘A song for our English friends’

Italian general to head UN force in Lebanon

Italian general to head UN force in Lebanon

‘We need more Chinese investment in Italy’: Renzi

‘We need more Chinese investment in Italy’: Renzi

Italian man sues doctors for prolonged erection

Italian man sues doctors for prolonged erection

Italian taxi drivers in Europe-wide protest

Italian taxi drivers in Europe-wide protest

‘I’ll continue to sing wherever the Lord wants’

‘I’ll continue to sing wherever the Lord wants’

Italian climber found dead in Peruvian Andes

Italian climber found dead in Peruvian Andes

Kidnapped Italian priests freed in Cameroon

Kidnapped Italian priests freed in Cameroon

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Italian

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Italian

Club Med takeover facing Italian rival

Club Med takeover facing Italian rival

Italian navy rescues 133 migrant children

Italian navy rescues 133 migrant children

Facebook scraps Italian’s account over lesbian kiss

Facebook scraps Italian’s account over lesbian kiss

Google honours Italian ‘child prodigy’

Google honours Italian ‘child prodigy’

Renzi sees ‘signs of recovery’ despite setback

Renzi sees ‘signs of recovery’ despite setback

Italian economy falls back in blow for Renzi

Italian economy falls back in blow for Renzi

Electrolux strikes deal to save 1,200 jobs in Italy

Electrolux strikes deal to save 1,200 jobs in Italy

Top MP says Eurovision star is ‘horrible’

Top MP says Eurovision star is ‘horrible’

Renzi defends Expo despite bribes scandal

Renzi defends Expo despite bribes scandal

Italian police crack human smuggling ring

Italian police crack human smuggling ring

Colin Firth swearing in Italian goes viral

Colin Firth swearing in Italian goes viral

Italy’s borrowing costs fall below 3 percent

Italy’s borrowing costs fall below 3 percent

Elba marks Napoleon exile anniversary

Elba marks Napoleon exile anniversary

Russian killed over ‘drug dealing grudge’

Russian killed over ‘drug dealing grudge’

Top ten English words adopted by Italians

Top ten English words adopted by Italians

Italian bank backs €5bn capital boost plan

Italian bank backs €5bn capital boost plan

Ten words you didn’t know came from Italy

Ten words you didn’t know came from Italy

‘There is growing interest for Italian liqueurs’

‘There is growing interest for Italian liqueurs’

Italian diplomat held in child abuse probe

Italian diplomat held in child abuse probe

Sheikh seeks women in Italy for shopping blitz

Sheikh seeks women in Italy for shopping blitz

Top ten: Quirky Italian royalty facts

Top ten: Quirky Italian royalty facts

Italian glamour celebrated in London

Italian glamour celebrated in London

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

Italian word of the day: ‘Bravo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Bravo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Giusto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Giusto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Fuori’

Italian word of the day: ‘Fuori’

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Italian expression of the day: ‘Porca miseria’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Figuriamoci’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Figuriamoci’

Yemen troops free Italian kidnapped in Sanaa

Yemen troops free Italian kidnapped in Sanaa

Italian engineer missing in Libya

Italian engineer missing in Libya

Italy’s oldest bank surprises with huge loss

Italy’s oldest bank surprises with huge loss

54-year-old Italian gives birth to baby girl

54-year-old Italian gives birth to baby girl

Italy PM makes Tunisia his first port of call

Italy PM makes Tunisia his first port of call

Italy sees record number of businesses go bust

Italy sees record number of businesses go bust

Top Ten: The best animal sayings in Italian

Top Ten: The best animal sayings in Italian

Indian embassy receives bullet over marine row

Indian embassy receives bullet over marine row

‘Lonely’ Italian went to Switzerland to die

‘Lonely’ Italian went to Switzerland to die

Son kept dead mum in freezer for her pension

Son kept dead mum in freezer for her pension

Italy prime minister faces showdown with rival

Italy prime minister faces showdown with rival

The phrases you’ll need to survive at work in Italy

The phrases you’ll need to survive at work in Italy

Italian MEPs ‘bribed’ by Azerbaijan

Italian MEPs ‘bribed’ by Azerbaijan

Fake painting unearthed at Venice’s Guggenheim

Fake painting unearthed at Venice’s Guggenheim

Italian marines death penalty ruling postponed

Italian marines death penalty ruling postponed

Male models give lesson on language of love

Male models give lesson on language of love

The Italian conductor who leaves behind a legacy

The Italian conductor who leaves behind a legacy

One dead after Italian police launch mafia sting

One dead after Italian police launch mafia sting

Italian men’s fashion exports thrive

Italian men’s fashion exports thrive

Italian rams car into Paris presidential palace

Italian rams car into Paris presidential palace

‘We will not allow Italy to sink again’: Letta

‘We will not allow Italy to sink again’: Letta

More than 1m Italian children are in poverty

More than 1m Italian children are in poverty

Letta faces confidence vote post-Berlusconi

Letta faces confidence vote post-Berlusconi

What’s the point of learning Italian?

What’s the point of learning Italian?

Italian pupils ‘make rapid progress’ in maths

Italian pupils ‘make rapid progress’ in maths

Top ten reasons to learn Italian

Top ten reasons to learn Italian

Italian economy shrinks for ninth month

Italian economy shrinks for ninth month

Human skulls found in Italian expat’s home

Human skulls found in Italian expat’s home

The artist who took away an Italian town’s church

The artist who took away an Italian town’s church

‘I got into politics after I had an illegal abortion’

‘I got into politics after I had an illegal abortion’

Italy urges EU summit on immigrant action plan

Italy urges EU summit on immigrant action plan

Councillor resigns after Mussolini Facebook post

Councillor resigns after Mussolini Facebook post

Italian bank plans cash boost amid 5,300 job cuts

Italian bank plans cash boost amid 5,300 job cuts

Italian ‘organ dealer’ lynched in Madagascar

Italian ‘organ dealer’ lynched in Madagascar

Letta faces tough time ahead

Letta faces tough time ahead

Berlusconi abandons bid to topple government

Berlusconi abandons bid to topple government

Markets fall as political showdown looms

Markets fall as political showdown looms

‘British men cheat more than the Italians’

‘British men cheat more than the Italians’

Italian clothing chain sparks row with burqa ad

Italian clothing chain sparks row with burqa ad

Italian air hostess: Ryanair is ‘slave labour’

Italian air hostess: Ryanair is ‘slave labour’

‘Women MPs do a better job than men’ – Letta

‘Women MPs do a better job than men’ – Letta

Syrian crisis will worsen refugee problem – Letta

Syrian crisis will worsen refugee problem – Letta

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Italian expression of the day: ‘In gamba’

Italian siblings die on same day

Italian siblings die on same day

Italians trail behind in the loving stakes

Italians trail behind in the loving stakes

Letta attends funeral for coach crash victims

Letta attends funeral for coach crash victims

Italian PM pledges to fight tax evasion

Italian PM pledges to fight tax evasion

Italian court jails five over cruise ship disaster

Italian court jails five over cruise ship disaster

Italian expression of the day: ‘Smettila’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Smettila’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Punto e basta’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Punto e basta’

Italian word of the day: ‘Focolaio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Focolaio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Furbo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Furbo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Roba’

Italian word of the day: ‘Roba’

Italian word of the day: ‘Dai’

Italian word of the day: ‘Dai’

Italian word of the day: ‘Anzi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Anzi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Insomma’

Italian word of the day: ‘Insomma’

Italian word of the day: ‘Maestro’

Italian word of the day: ‘Maestro’

Italian word of the day: ‘Scialla’

Italian word of the day: ‘Scialla’

Italian word of the day: ‘Complimenti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Complimenti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Fannullone’

Italian word of the day: ‘Fannullone’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ma va’ là’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ma va’ là’

Italian word of the day: ‘Movida’

Italian word of the day: ‘Movida’

Italian expression of the day: ‘A posto’

Italian expression of the day: ‘A posto’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Non ti preoccupare’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Non ti preoccupare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Congiunti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Congiunti’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Piano piano’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Piano piano’

Italian word of the day: ‘Denunciare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Denunciare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guarito’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guarito’

Italian word of the day: ‘Inoltre’

Italian word of the day: ‘Inoltre’

Italian word of the day: ‘Paperone’

Italian word of the day: ‘Paperone’

Italian word of the day: ‘Consuocero’

Italian word of the day: ‘Consuocero’

Ten mildly insulting ways to describe someone in Italian
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Ten mildly insulting ways to describe someone in Italian

Italian word of the day: ‘Nonché’

Italian word of the day: ‘Nonché’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Giù di corda’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Giù di corda’

Italian word of the day: ‘Pacchiano’

Italian word of the day: ‘Pacchiano’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sfizio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sfizio’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Meno male’
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Italian expression of the day: ‘Meno male’

Italian word of the day: ‘Mo’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Mo’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Che palle’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Che palle’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sceneggiata’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sceneggiata’

Italian word of the day: ‘Scherzare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Scherzare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Puzzare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Puzzare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Invece’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Invece’

Italian word of the day: ‘Arzigogolare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Arzigogolare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ottobrata’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ottobrata’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ti andrebbe’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ti andrebbe’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sfegatato’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sfegatato’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare il filo’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare il filo’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Man mano’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Man mano’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ammiccare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ammiccare’

Italian expression of the day: ‘In punto’

Italian expression of the day: ‘In punto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Rocambolesco’

Italian word of the day: ‘Rocambolesco’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Per nulla’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Per nulla’

Italian word of the day: ‘Occorrere’

Italian word of the day: ‘Occorrere’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tranquillo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tranquillo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Prego’

Italian word of the day: ‘Prego’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ci penso io’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ci penso io’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sistemare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sistemare’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Come ti pare’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Come ti pare’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare la scarpetta’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Fare la scarpetta’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sbrigarsi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sbrigarsi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Caso’

Italian word of the day: ‘Caso’

Italian word of the day: ‘Cucciolo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Cucciolo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Pastrocchio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Pastrocchio’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Senz’altro’

Italian expression of the day: ‘Senz’altro’

Italian word of the day: ‘Perbacco’

Italian word of the day: ‘Perbacco’

Italian expression of the day: ‘A iosa’

Italian expression of the day: ‘A iosa’

Italian word of the day: ‘Pettegolezzo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Pettegolezzo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tipo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tipo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Abbiocco’

Italian word of the day: ‘Abbiocco’

Italian expression of the day: ‘A quattr’occhi’

Italian expression of the day: ‘A quattr’occhi’

Italian word of the day: ‘Senti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Senti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Giallo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Giallo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Vergogna’

Italian word of the day: ‘Vergogna’

Italian word of the day: ‘Maleducato’

Italian word of the day: ‘Maleducato’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tormentone’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tormentone’

Italian word of the day: ‘Infatti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Infatti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Caspita’

Italian word of the day: ‘Caspita’

Italian word of the day: ‘Occhio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Occhio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guasto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Guasto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Evvai’

Italian word of the day: ‘Evvai’

Italian word of the day: ‘Purtroppo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Purtroppo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Addirittura’

Italian word of the day: ‘Addirittura’

Italian word of the day: ‘Spezzacchio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Spezzacchio’

Italian word of the day: ‘Boh’

Italian word of the day: ‘Boh’

Italian word of the day: ‘Basta’

Italian word of the day: ‘Basta’

Italian word of the day: ‘Piuttosto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Piuttosto’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tamtam’

Italian word of the day: ‘Tamtam’

Italian word of the day: ‘Accidenti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Accidenti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Strozzapreti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Strozzapreti’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ancora’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ancora’

Italian word of the day: ‘Salve’

Italian word of the day: ‘Salve’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ninnananna’

Italian word of the day: ‘Ninnananna’

Italian word of the day: ‘Appena’

Italian word of the day: ‘Appena’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sbagliare’

Italian word of the day: ‘Sbagliare’

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

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

Italian economy grinds to a halt amid banking woes

Italian economy grinds to a halt amid banking woes

Exiled Italian prince now sells pasta from a van in California

Exiled Italian prince now sells pasta from a van in California

Over 2,500 migrants rescued off Italy over weekend

Over 2,500 migrants rescued off Italy over weekend

Striking pictures capture moment of migrant shipwreck

Striking pictures capture moment of migrant shipwreck

Eataly fined €50k for misleading wine labels

Eataly fined €50k for misleading wine labels

Migrants get Pakistani chef amid ‘bad’ Italian food revolt

Migrants get Pakistani chef amid ‘bad’ Italian food revolt

Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued off Libya: Italian coastguard

Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued off Libya: Italian coastguard

Two migrants dead as Italy rescues 2,000 off Libya

Two migrants dead as Italy rescues 2,000 off Libya

Albania seeks Italian help to prevent migrant surge

Albania seeks Italian help to prevent migrant surge

Italy leads global wine market thanks to American drinkers

Italy leads global wine market thanks to American drinkers

Italy-Egypt friendship on line as slain student is buried

Italy-Egypt friendship on line as slain student is buried

Italy’s fizzy wine bursts champagne’s bubble

Italy’s fizzy wine bursts champagne’s bubble

Nine record-breaking Italians of 2015

Nine record-breaking Italians of 2015

Italian student missing following Paris attacks

Italian student missing following Paris attacks

‘Hosting refugees gave me joy’: Italian pensioner

‘Hosting refugees gave me joy’: Italian pensioner

Italian farm worker found dead in Australia

Italian farm worker found dead in Australia

2,700 migrants rescued off Italian coast

2,700 migrants rescued off Italian coast

‘No more survivors’ from Italy migrant shipwreck

‘No more survivors’ from Italy migrant shipwreck

Italian farmers fear end of EU milk quotas

Italian farmers fear end of EU milk quotas

Italian arrested in UK for compatriot’s murder

Italian arrested in UK for compatriot’s murder

Italy boat migrants top 2,500 in one weekend

Italy boat migrants top 2,500 in one weekend

Nine Italian banks fail European stress test

Nine Italian banks fail European stress test

China food giant buys into Italian olive oil

China food giant buys into Italian olive oil

Refugees protest against ‘monotonous’ Italian food

Refugees protest against ‘monotonous’ Italian food

More than 90,000 boat migrants saved this year

More than 90,000 boat migrants saved this year

Italian navy rescues 2,500 migrants in 24 hours

Italian navy rescues 2,500 migrants in 24 hours

‘Now it’s time to change the EU’: Matteo Renzi

‘Now it’s time to change the EU’: Matteo Renzi

Newspaper editor probed for casting EU vote twice

Newspaper editor probed for casting EU vote twice

Italian PM says EU stability pact is ‘stupid’

Italian PM says EU stability pact is ‘stupid’

Oath fail stops Moroccan from becoming Italian

Oath fail stops Moroccan from becoming Italian

Italian navy rescues 1,100 boat migrants

Italian navy rescues 1,100 boat migrants

Italian delicacies foreigners can’t stomach

Italian delicacies foreigners can’t stomach

Dead migrant found among 110 saved

Dead migrant found among 110 saved

More Italian women drink beer than the Irish

More Italian women drink beer than the Irish

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