How Italians sold ice cream to the masses in Vienna

How Italians sold ice cream to the masses in Vienna

Residents of the Austrian capital have queued for more than 130 years to sample the Italian ice cream of the Molin-Pradel family, one of Vienna's oldest gelato dynasties.

Inside Rome’s eerie ‘hospital for broken dolls’

Inside Rome’s eerie ‘hospital for broken dolls’

Rome’s Jews reject Israel artichoke dictat

Rome’s Jews reject Israel artichoke dictat

Bad postino: Italian postman hid half a tonne of undelivered mail in his garage

Bad postino: Italian postman hid half a tonne of undelivered mail in his garage

The real thing: Italian girl finds worm in her Coca-Cola

The real thing: Italian girl finds worm in her Coca-Cola

Italian chef rescues fish from baking tray and sets it free

Italian chef rescues fish from baking tray and sets it free

Canine couture: The Milan designer creating tailored outfits for dogs

Canine couture: The Milan designer creating tailored outfits for dogs

Naples pizza twirling seeks nod as Unesco ‘intangible’

Naples pizza twirling seeks nod as Unesco ‘intangible’

Why an army of toy cats has appeared in an Italian seaside town

Why an army of toy cats has appeared in an Italian seaside town

No, you won’t get paid €2,000 to move to an idyllic Italian village

No, you won’t get paid €2,000 to move to an idyllic Italian village

This Italian celebrated his 96th birthday by jumping out of a plane

This Italian celebrated his 96th birthday by jumping out of a plane

Italy’s farmers turn cowpats into crockery at ‘Shit Museum’

Italy’s farmers turn cowpats into crockery at ‘Shit Museum’

Berlusconi eats at McDonald’s, goes viral

Berlusconi eats at McDonald’s, goes viral

This dancing grandad has become a viral star in Italy

This dancing grandad has become a viral star in Italy

Eight weird and wonderful Italian Christmas news stories

Eight weird and wonderful Italian Christmas news stories

Olympic fencer’s stolen gold medal found in rubbish heap

Olympic fencer’s stolen gold medal found in rubbish heap

Brit fined €3,000 for defecating in public at Italian airport

Brit fined €3,000 for defecating in public at Italian airport

Italian police fund hotel stay for homeless mum and kids

Italian police fund hotel stay for homeless mum and kids

Miracle cat survived 16 days in earthquake rubble

Miracle cat survived 16 days in earthquake rubble

This 104-year-old just saw the sea for the first time

This 104-year-old just saw the sea for the first time

Floating Piers Project on Italian lake closes

Floating Piers Project on Italian lake closes

Italian wife risks six years in jail for not doing housework

Italian wife risks six years in jail for not doing housework

Italian female footballers defy mafia-style threats

Italian female footballers defy mafia-style threats

Italian tycoon leaves money to workers

Italian tycoon leaves money to workers

Chinese cycle tops spark Italy illness scare

Chinese cycle tops spark Italy illness scare

Ten of Italy’s ‘stranger than fiction’ 2015 stories

Ten of Italy’s ‘stranger than fiction’ 2015 stories

€619 fine for nuns’ Italy beach photo trip

€619 fine for nuns’ Italy beach photo trip

Berlusconi urges support for wrong candidate

Berlusconi urges support for wrong candidate

VIDEO: Rome police help ducks cross busy road

VIDEO: Rome police help ducks cross busy road

Thieves rob supermarket in front of police

Thieves rob supermarket in front of police

English WWII grenade found in Bologna

English WWII grenade found in Bologna

Is this Italian the world’s hottest maths tutor?

Is this Italian the world’s hottest maths tutor?

Giant prehistoric egg seized at Italian airport

Giant prehistoric egg seized at Italian airport

Teens ask for police selfie to mark first arrest

Teens ask for police selfie to mark first arrest

Furore over Naples nude nun billboard

Furore over Naples nude nun billboard

Italian church fined €1,300 for noisy bells

Italian church fined €1,300 for noisy bells

Horror as ‘heavy’ man’s coffin splits at funeral

Horror as ‘heavy’ man’s coffin splits at funeral

Italian pensioners ‘rob chemist with toy guns’

Italian pensioners ‘rob chemist with toy guns’

Swiss chef wins Italian pasta contest

Swiss chef wins Italian pasta contest

April Fool: The Local’s day in gags

April Fool: The Local’s day in gags

Pope falls victim to Catalan ‘shitter’ tradition

Pope falls victim to Catalan ‘shitter’ tradition