Who to call and what to say in an emergency in Italy

Who to call and what to say in an emergency in Italy

Here are the key emergency numbers in Italy that hopefully you'll never need to call.

Not just teaching: The jobs you can do in Italy without speaking Italian
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Not just teaching: The jobs you can do in Italy without speaking Italian

‘How we used a government bonus to buy an electric car in Italy’
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‘How we used a government bonus to buy an electric car in Italy’

Everything that changes in Italy in July 2021
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Everything that changes in Italy in July 2021

Beat the queues: 19 bits of Italian bureaucracy you can do online
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Beat the queues: 19 bits of Italian bureaucracy you can do online

Gelato, iced tea and escaping to the hills: How to survive an Italian summer in the city

Gelato, iced tea and escaping to the hills: How to survive an Italian summer in the city

‘More local, more authentic’: How can Italy move toward responsible tourism in future?

‘More local, more authentic’: How can Italy move toward responsible tourism in future?

What changes about life in Italy in June 2021?
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What changes about life in Italy in June 2021?

How do you get an Italian Covid vaccination certificate?

How do you get an Italian Covid vaccination certificate?

‘What it was like being pregnant during the pandemic in Italy’

‘What it was like being pregnant during the pandemic in Italy’

How do Italy’s public holidays compare to other EU countries?

How do Italy’s public holidays compare to other EU countries?

SURVEY: Foreign residents rank Italy one of ‘worst countries in world’ for finances and working abroad

SURVEY: Foreign residents rank Italy one of ‘worst countries in world’ for finances and working abroad

Will Italy really pay you to move to its ‘smart working’ villages?

Will Italy really pay you to move to its ‘smart working’ villages?

Where do all the Brits live in Italy and how ‘Italian’ are they?

Where do all the Brits live in Italy and how ‘Italian’ are they?

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

‘You might not want to stay here, it’s crazy’: What to expect when you work for an Italian company

‘You might not want to stay here, it’s crazy’: What to expect when you work for an Italian company

Everything that changes about life in Italy in May 2021
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Everything that changes about life in Italy in May 2021

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’

Reader question: Why do I now have to register British visitors with the police in Italy?

Reader question: Why do I now have to register British visitors with the police in Italy?

The essential guide to opening a bank account in Italy
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The essential guide to opening a bank account in Italy

Digital divide: The parts of Italy still waiting for fast wifi

Digital divide: The parts of Italy still waiting for fast wifi

The myths you shouldn’t believe about Brits’ rights in Italy after Brexit

The myths you shouldn’t believe about Brits’ rights in Italy after Brexit

Community cooperatives: the small Italian towns taking charge of their own future

Community cooperatives: the small Italian towns taking charge of their own future

OPINION: Why cycling in Rome isn’t as crazy as it sounds

OPINION: Why cycling in Rome isn’t as crazy as it sounds

‘We’re exhausted’: What it’s like planning a wedding in Italy during the pandemic

‘We’re exhausted’: What it’s like planning a wedding in Italy during the pandemic

How to change your registered address in Italy

How to change your registered address in Italy

OPINION: Bureaucratic barriers must not stop Italy vaccinating its foreign residents

OPINION: Bureaucratic barriers must not stop Italy vaccinating its foreign residents

‘Negotiations ongoing’ on driving licence agreement between UK and Italy

‘Negotiations ongoing’ on driving licence agreement between UK and Italy

Italy issues first Brexit residence cards to British nationals

Italy issues first Brexit residence cards to British nationals

Verona without Vinitaly: Will the famed Italian wine fair ever be the same again?

Verona without Vinitaly: Will the famed Italian wine fair ever be the same again?

What changes about life in Italy in April 2021?
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What changes about life in Italy in April 2021?

Searching for cheap Italian property online? Here’s what you need to watch out for
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Searching for cheap Italian property online? Here’s what you need to watch out for

What to expect when meeting your Italian in-laws
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What to expect when meeting your Italian in-laws

OPINION: Brits in Italy aren’t victims of a ‘hostile environment’ but of a bureaucratic system that wasn’t ready for Brexit

OPINION: Brits in Italy aren’t victims of a ‘hostile environment’ but of a bureaucratic system that wasn’t ready for Brexit

House prices in Italy rise at fastest rate in a decade

House prices in Italy rise at fastest rate in a decade

The Italian properties ‘nobody’ wants to buy in 2021
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The Italian properties ‘nobody’ wants to buy in 2021

‘What I learned when I applied for the Brexit residence card for Brits in Italy’
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‘What I learned when I applied for the Brexit residence card for Brits in Italy’

Life under Italy’s new lockdown: What’s the difference this time around?’

Life under Italy’s new lockdown: What’s the difference this time around?’

Twelve statistics that show how the pandemic has hit Italy’s quality of life

Twelve statistics that show how the pandemic has hit Italy’s quality of life

Q&A: The British Embassy answers your questions about life in Italy after Brexit

Q&A: The British Embassy answers your questions about life in Italy after Brexit

How to stay out of trouble when renovating your Italian property
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How to stay out of trouble when renovating your Italian property

Nine things to expect if you move to rural Italy
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Nine things to expect if you move to rural Italy

The numbers that show a year of Covid-19 in Italy

The numbers that show a year of Covid-19 in Italy

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

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

How to decipher Italy’s mind-boggling pasta menus
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How to decipher Italy’s mind-boggling pasta menus

What you need to know about getting an Italian driving licence post-Brexit
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What you need to know about getting an Italian driving licence post-Brexit

The A to Z guide to dating an Italian

The A to Z guide to dating an Italian

Life in Italy: ‘Verona’s carnival has to be experienced – just don’t forget your wallet’

Life in Italy: ‘Verona’s carnival has to be experienced – just don’t forget your wallet’

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy

Life in Italy: ‘Dante, bike rides and grappa keep the January blues at bay in Verona’

Life in Italy: ‘Dante, bike rides and grappa keep the January blues at bay in Verona’

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’

How to earn cashback from the government for shopping in Italy
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How to earn cashback from the government for shopping in Italy

‘Don’t leave your region, unless accompanied by a small dog in a mask’: Rewriting Italy’s coronavirus rules

‘Don’t leave your region, unless accompanied by a small dog in a mask’: Rewriting Italy’s coronavirus rules

Italian bureaucracy explained: What’s the IO app and what can you use it for?

Italian bureaucracy explained: What’s the IO app and what can you use it for?

Brexit: How to swap your UK driving licence for an Italian one

Brexit: How to swap your UK driving licence for an Italian one

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

How not to buy a house in Italy: The top mistakes to avoid
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How not to buy a house in Italy: The top mistakes to avoid

Ten things Italians do that make foreigners feel awkward

Ten things Italians do that make foreigners feel awkward

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

How expensive is life in Italy really?
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How expensive is life in Italy really?

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’

‘This year will be small for sure’: How Italy’s foreign residents have changed their Christmas plans

‘This year will be small for sure’: How Italy’s foreign residents have changed their Christmas plans

How you could win up to €5 million in Italy’s ‘receipt lottery’

How you could win up to €5 million in Italy’s ‘receipt lottery’

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy

What Brexit means for British drivers in Italy
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What Brexit means for British drivers in Italy

Can you spend Christmas with family and friends in Italy this year?

Can you spend Christmas with family and friends in Italy this year?

Christmas in Italy: How have your plans changed this year?

Christmas in Italy: How have your plans changed this year?

The one pasta dish you have to try from each of Italy’s regions
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The one pasta dish you have to try from each of Italy’s regions

EXPLAINED: How to pay or cancel your Italian TV licence fee

EXPLAINED: How to pay or cancel your Italian TV licence fee

‘I’m part of this crazy history’: Finding inspiration in the middle of Italy’s second wave

‘I’m part of this crazy history’: Finding inspiration in the middle of Italy’s second wave

How will post-Brexit banking changes affect British people in Italy?

How will post-Brexit banking changes affect British people 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

Italians ranked among worst in the EU at speaking English – again

Italians ranked among worst in the EU at speaking English – again

Ten maps that explain Italy’s north-south divide

Ten maps that explain Italy’s north-south divide

Ten things to expect when you move to Tuscany

Ten things to expect when you move to Tuscany

The real cost of buying a house in Italy as a foreigner
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The real cost of buying a house in Italy as a foreigner

MAP: Where are coronavirus rules strictest across Italy?

MAP: Where are coronavirus rules strictest across Italy?

‘What I wish I’d known’: An American’s advice on getting residency in Italy
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‘What I wish I’d known’: An American’s advice on getting residency in Italy

Brexit Q&A: How are Brits’ rights to travel and move to Italy changing?

Brexit Q&A: How are Brits’ rights to travel and move to Italy changing?

‘The first week back at school in Italy went well – then came the elections and strikes’

‘The first week back at school in Italy went well – then came the elections and strikes’

‘Distanced aperitivo and no hugs: How we’re hosting house guests in Italy after lockdown’

‘Distanced aperitivo and no hugs: How we’re hosting house guests in Italy after lockdown’

Why Italy’s inheritance taxes aren’t as high as you might expect

Why Italy’s inheritance taxes aren’t as high as you might expect

‘No segways, no crowds, and only Italian spoken’: Here’s what visiting Rome is like right now

‘No segways, no crowds, and only Italian spoken’: Here’s what visiting Rome is like right now

The parts of Italy that are offering incentives to tempt tourists back

The parts of Italy that are offering incentives to tempt tourists back

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

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Italian cafés and hairdressers accused of hiking prices as they reopen

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The things you still can’t do in Italy

IN PHOTOS: What ‘living with the coronavirus’ looks like around Italy

IN PHOTOS: What ‘living with the coronavirus’ looks like around Italy

Everything that changes in Italy from May 18th

Everything that changes in Italy from May 18th

What you need to know about Italy’s ‘Relaunch Decree’

What you need to know about Italy’s ‘Relaunch Decree’

Italy offers city dwellers up to €500 to buy a new bike

Italy offers city dwellers up to €500 to buy a new bike

Why some Italian regions have reopened sooner than others

Why some Italian regions have reopened sooner than others

Are people still planning to move to Italy after the coronavirus crisis?

Are people still planning to move to Italy after the coronavirus crisis?

Why the partial end of lockdown in Italy isn’t as good as you’d imagine

Why the partial end of lockdown in Italy isn’t as good as you’d imagine

Phase Two: What changes in Italy from May 4th?

Phase Two: What changes in Italy from May 4th?

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

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

My Italian Home: ‘I’d just found my little piece of paradise in Umbria, and now I’m longing to return’

My Italian Home: ‘I’d just found my little piece of paradise in Umbria, and now I’m longing to return’

Italian village residents find Lambrusco wine coming out of their taps

Italian village residents find Lambrusco wine coming out of their taps

‘I’m not worried, even though I really am’: Life in an Italian village during the coronavirus outbreak

‘I’m not worried, even though I really am’: Life in an Italian village during the coronavirus outbreak

Life in Italy: ‘Why visiting my Italian barber gets me much more than a haircut’

Life in Italy: ‘Why visiting my Italian barber gets me much more than a haircut’

Life in Italy: ‘Now I’ve got the hang of it, doing the washing has become almost a pleasure’

Life in Italy: ‘Now I’ve got the hang of it, doing the washing has become almost a pleasure’

Life in Italy: ‘Everything is slower here. Why not washing machines?’

Life in Italy: ‘Everything is slower here. Why not washing machines?’

Life in Italy: ‘When the door’s locked, try a crowbar’

Life in Italy: ‘When the door’s locked, try a crowbar’

Population of Milan hits 30-year high after influx of new residents

Population of Milan hits 30-year high after influx of new residents

Ten underrated towns to visit in Italy in 2020

Ten underrated towns to visit in Italy in 2020

Everything you need to know about sales shopping in Italy
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Everything you need to know about sales shopping in Italy

‘How I ended up in hospital in Italy – without health insurance’

‘How I ended up in hospital in Italy – without health insurance’

Readers’ picks: 19 of your favourite articles about Italy from 2019

Readers’ picks: 19 of your favourite articles about Italy from 2019

The words and phrases you’ll need to survive a Christmas in Italy
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The words and phrases you’ll need to survive a Christmas in Italy

Life in Italy: ‘How Little Britain helped me deal with Italian bureaucracy’
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Life in Italy: ‘How Little Britain helped me deal with Italian bureaucracy’

Rome and Milan ranked among ‘worst cities in the world’ for foreign residents

Rome and Milan ranked among ‘worst cities in the world’ for foreign residents

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

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

The number of Italians marrying foreigners is on the rise in Italy

The number of Italians marrying foreigners is on the rise in Italy

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

Floods in Italy: What to do when there’s a weather warning

Floods in Italy: What to do when there’s a weather warning

Tampon tax: Italy announces VAT cut on sanitary products

Tampon tax: Italy announces VAT cut on sanitary products

These are the Italian cities where rent prices are rising fastest
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These are the Italian cities where rent prices are rising fastest

The biggest culture shocks you’ll experience after moving to Italy

The biggest culture shocks you’ll experience after moving to Italy

The 11 maps that help explain Italy today
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The 11 maps that help explain Italy today

REMINDER: What the Brexit deal means for Brits in Italy

REMINDER: What the Brexit deal means for Brits in Italy

The very best Italian towns to move to – according to people who live in them
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The very best Italian towns to move to – according to people who live in them

‘It’s quite a task’: Meet the UN team helping Brits in Italy protect their rights after Brexit

‘It’s quite a task’: Meet the UN team helping Brits in Italy protect their rights after Brexit

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

Readers’ views: Is Italy really one of the worst countries to move to?

Readers’ views: Is Italy really one of the worst countries to move to?

New campaign urges Brits in Italy to get ready for Brexit

New campaign urges Brits in Italy to get ready for Brexit

Italy rated ‘one of the worst countries in the world’ to move to: survey

Italy rated ‘one of the worst countries in the world’ to move to: survey

This Italian region will pay you €24,000 to set up a business there

This Italian region will pay you €24,000 to set up a business there

Italy’s ‘tourist tax’: What is it and who has to pay?
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Italy’s ‘tourist tax’: What is it and who has to pay?

Italian problems: Figuring out the post office (and how to get through the door)
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Italian problems: Figuring out the post office (and how to get through the door)

Italy’s motorways to be hit by strike this weekend

Italy’s motorways to be hit by strike this weekend

Italian problems: Driving seven hours (in a heatwave) to sign a form

Italian problems: Driving seven hours (in a heatwave) to sign a form

Tell us: Just how bad is the internet in rural Italy and can it be improved?

Tell us: Just how bad is the internet in rural Italy and can it be improved?

Here’s what you need to know about recycling in Italy

Here’s what you need to know about recycling in Italy

Italy starts rolling out ‘free wifi for every piazza’ project

Italy starts rolling out ‘free wifi for every piazza’ project

More than 15 million Italians are going on holiday in Italy this month

More than 15 million Italians are going on holiday in Italy this month

How expensive is Italy compared to other EU countries?

How expensive is Italy compared to other EU countries?

Why moving to southern Italy with a foreign pension could cut your tax bill
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Why moving to southern Italy with a foreign pension could cut your tax bill

The 25 stats that help explain Italy today
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The 25 stats that help explain Italy today

Foreigners rank Italy ‘worst in Europe’ for internet and paying without cash

Foreigners rank Italy ‘worst in Europe’ for internet and paying without cash

Italy to allow smaller scooters on motorways

Italy to allow smaller scooters on motorways

Tell us: Which bank offers the best account for foreigners in Italy?

Tell us: Which bank offers the best account for foreigners in Italy?

Price of petrol in Italy spikes at more than €2 a litre

Price of petrol in Italy spikes at more than €2 a litre

Property: What can you buy for 500K around Italy?
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Property: What can you buy for 500K around Italy?

Seven reasons why living in Italy can be bad for your health

Seven reasons why living in Italy can be bad for your health

‘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

Good living: Study ranks the ‘real’ best places to live in Italy

Good living: Study ranks the ‘real’ best places to live in Italy

UK and Italy in talks on reciprocal healthcare in case of no-deal Brexit

UK and Italy in talks on reciprocal healthcare in case of no-deal Brexit

What would no-deal Brexit mean for Brits in Italy? Here’s what we know so far

What would no-deal Brexit mean for Brits in Italy? Here’s what we know so far

What can Italy teach the rest of the world about health?

What can Italy teach the rest of the world about health?

How to future-proof your life in Italy post-Brexit

How to future-proof your life in Italy post-Brexit

Italy introduces eco-tax on polluting cars: Here’s how it works
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Italy introduces eco-tax on polluting cars: Here’s how it works

What is it that makes living in Italy so healthy?

What is it that makes living in Italy so healthy?

Answer this: Is living in Italy really better for your health?

Answer this: Is living in Italy really better for your health?

Italians rate their life 7 out of 10: survey

Italians rate their life 7 out of 10: survey

Buying property in Italy: An illustrated tale

Buying property in Italy: An illustrated tale

Before and after Brexit: How will the rights of Brits in Italy change?

Before and after Brexit: How will the rights of Brits in Italy change?

The ultimate no-deal Brexit checklist for Brits in Italy

The ultimate no-deal Brexit checklist for Brits in Italy

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

‘In the US you could never do this’: How an American opened his own Italian winery

‘In the US you could never do this’: How an American opened his own Italian winery

Italy braces for ‘undesirable’ no-deal Brexit after agreement’s defeat

Italy braces for ‘undesirable’ no-deal Brexit after agreement’s defeat

‘Why Italian law said I had to get my ex’s permission to renew my passport’
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‘Why Italian law said I had to get my ex’s permission to renew my passport’

How to get the new piece of Brexit paperwork all Brits in Italy need

How to get the new piece of Brexit paperwork all Brits in Italy need

IN PICTURES: Magical winter landscapes across Italy

IN PICTURES: Magical winter landscapes across Italy

Italy guarantees citizens’ rights for Brits after Brexit

Italy guarantees citizens’ rights for Brits after Brexit

A big, fat Italian Christmas: How Italy does it bigger and better

A big, fat Italian Christmas: How Italy does it bigger and better

How to beat (or just survive) bureaucracy in Italy: the essential pieces of Italian paperwork
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How to beat (or just survive) bureaucracy in Italy: the essential pieces of Italian paperwork

‘There’s no privacy setting’: swapping the big city for a small town in Italy
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‘There’s no privacy setting’: swapping the big city for a small town in Italy

Where do all the native English-speaking residents live in Italy – and where do they avoid?
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Where do all the native English-speaking residents live in Italy – and where do they avoid?

The 15 absolute worst things about living in Italy
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The 15 absolute worst things about living in Italy

What you need to know about Italy’s new petrol pump labels

What you need to know about Italy’s new petrol pump labels

Italy has ‘world’s third most powerful passport’

Italy has ‘world’s third most powerful passport’

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

Long-term Brits in Italy to get back UK voting rights

Long-term Brits in Italy to get back UK voting rights

How to register for residency in Italy before key Brexit date: A step-by-step guide for Brits

How to register for residency in Italy before key Brexit date: A step-by-step guide for Brits

Here’s how to do the Italian cheek kiss

Here’s how to do the Italian cheek kiss

How to survive a summer in Italy
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How to survive a summer in Italy

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

How to survive an Italian Christmas party

How to survive an Italian Christmas party

Quirky Italian habits that won’t work back home
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Quirky Italian habits that won’t work back home

Working at sea: How you could swap your office for a boat in southern Italy this October

Working at sea: How you could swap your office for a boat in southern Italy this October

‘We’re not tourists’: The separated US-Italian couples demanding change to Covid travel rules

‘We’re not tourists’: The separated US-Italian couples demanding change to Covid travel rules

‘Expect the unexpected’: What you need to know about driving in Italy
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‘Expect the unexpected’: What you need to know about driving in Italy

‘A mix of joy and fear’: Italy takes its first steps out of lockdown

‘A mix of joy and fear’: Italy takes its first steps out of lockdown

How safe is living in the Italian countryside?
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How safe is living in the Italian countryside?

How and where to find your dream renovation property in Italy
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How and where to find your dream renovation property in Italy

Ten Italian driving habits you need to be aware of
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Ten Italian driving habits you need to be aware of

Italian property problems: Why do ten strangers own my bathroom?
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Italian property problems: Why do ten strangers own my bathroom?

‘I was shocked’: How Sicily’s foreign residents are fighting plastic pollution on the beach

‘I was shocked’: How Sicily’s foreign residents are fighting plastic pollution on the beach

Codice fiscale: How to get your Italian tax code
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Codice fiscale: How to get your Italian tax code

Why Italy’s new security decree could be a headache for foreign drivers
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Why Italy’s new security decree could be a headache for foreign drivers