Italy’s building bonus: Can you really claim back the cost of renovating property?
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Italy’s building bonus: Can you really claim back the cost of renovating property?

If you’re looking to make improvements to your Italian property, there are generous sums of state aid available for renovations. Here’s what you need to know.

Italian residency: Who needs it and how do you get it?
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Italian residency: Who needs it and how do you get it?

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

UPDATED: These are the Italian towns offering houses for one euro

UPDATED: These are the Italian towns offering houses for one euro

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

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

Quarantine, curfew and weddings: What rules will Italy relax next?
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Quarantine, curfew and weddings: What rules will Italy relax next?

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

The building bonuses you could claim in Italy in 2021
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The building bonuses you could claim in Italy in 2021

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

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

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

19 unforgettable photos from a year of lockdowns in Italy

19 unforgettable photos from a year of lockdowns in Italy

Today in Italy: A round-up of the latest news on Monday
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Today in Italy: A round-up of the latest news on Monday

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

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

How many foreigners does Italy grant citizenship to?
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How many foreigners does Italy grant citizenship to?

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

Why do Italy’s governments collapse so often?
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Why do Italy’s governments collapse so often?

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

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 English words that make you sound cool in Italian

Ten English words that make you sound cool in Italian

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

12 of the most useful Italian words you need to know

12 of the most useful Italian words you need to know

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

How to become Italian: A guide to getting citizenship
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How to become Italian: A guide to getting citizenship

The parts of Italy where fewest tourists go
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The parts of Italy where fewest tourists go

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

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

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’

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

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

What happened to Venice’s planned flood barriers?
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What happened to Venice’s planned flood barriers?

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

Here’s what the Italian budget means for foreign residents
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Here’s what the Italian budget means for foreign residents

Everything you need to know about train travel in Italy
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Everything you need to know about train travel in Italy

These are the worst dates to travel on Italian roads this summer
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These are the worst dates to travel on Italian roads this summer

What you need to know about the heatwave in Italy this week
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What you need to know about the heatwave in Italy this week

Heatwave: The hottest places to avoid in Italy this week
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Heatwave: The hottest places to avoid in Italy this week

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

What is Italy’s flat tax and who would it benefit?
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What is Italy’s flat tax and who would it benefit?

A salary of €1,500 a month and other key figures about the Swiss Guard
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A salary of €1,500 a month and other key figures about the Swiss Guard

Expert tips on renovating your Italian property
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Expert tips on renovating your Italian property

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

‘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 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

How to buy a house in Italy
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How to buy a house 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?

QUIZ: How well do you know your Italian proverbs?
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QUIZ: How well do you know your Italian proverbs?

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

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

The Local Italy rolls out Membership: Why it’s a positive move for readers

The Local Italy rolls out Membership: Why it’s a positive move for readers

The must-try foods from every region of Italy
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The must-try foods from every region of Italy

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

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

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

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

Everything that changes in Italy in October 2020
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Everything that changes in Italy in October 2020

The best and most creative insults in the Italian language
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The best and most creative insults in the Italian language

Brexit: Do you need to swap your British driving licence for an Italian one?
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Brexit: Do you need to swap your British driving licence for an Italian one?

House-hunting in Italy: the essential vocabulary you’ll need
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House-hunting in Italy: the essential vocabulary you’ll need

Everything that changes in Italy in September 2020
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Everything that changes in Italy in September 2020

‘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

The words and phrases you need to know to decipher Italian restaurant menus
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The words and phrases you need to know to decipher Italian restaurant menus

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

How many people does Italy grant citizenship to?
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How many people does Italy grant citizenship to?

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

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

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

What planning a wedding in Italy is really like
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What planning a wedding in Italy is really like

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

A Brexit checklist for Brits in Italy
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A Brexit checklist for Brits in Italy