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’

Freed from concerns about the unpredictable Scottish weather, a reader writes about his newfound enjoyment of hanging out laundry since moving to southern Italy.

Italy proposes new plan to rescue Taranto’s ArcelorMittal steel plant

Italy proposes new plan to rescue Taranto’s ArcelorMittal steel plant

Workers disillusioned as ArcelorMittal mulls dropping Taranto deal

Workers disillusioned as ArcelorMittal mulls dropping Taranto deal

‘We’re facing a disaster’: Deal to sell southern Italy’s toxic steelworks falls through

‘We’re facing a disaster’: Deal to sell southern Italy’s toxic steelworks falls through

The towering task of cleaning up Taranto’s toxic steel plant

The towering task of cleaning up Taranto’s toxic steel plant

Activists demand action as water runs red near Italian steelworks

Activists demand action as water runs red near Italian steelworks

EU opens probe into ArcelorMittal purchase of Ilva

EU opens probe into ArcelorMittal purchase of Ilva

Italian schools closed over fears of toxic wind from steel plant

Italian schools closed over fears of toxic wind from steel plant

Workers at troubled Italian steel plant strike over huge job cuts

Workers at troubled Italian steel plant strike over huge job cuts

‘We have to do it quickly’: Italy aims to complete new southern hospital in under 400 days

‘We have to do it quickly’: Italy aims to complete new southern hospital in under 400 days

ArcelorMittal group wins Italy steel giant takeover

ArcelorMittal group wins Italy steel giant takeover

AcciaItalia consortium improves bid for Ilva: reports

AcciaItalia consortium improves bid for Ilva: reports

Huge job cuts on the horizon at Italy’s scandal-hit Ilva steel plant

Huge job cuts on the horizon at Italy’s scandal-hit Ilva steel plant

Why farmers in Puglia have turned to cannabis

Why farmers in Puglia have turned to cannabis

Trial over Italy’s toxic steel plant on hold

Trial over Italy’s toxic steel plant on hold

Italy’s steel workers risk cancer or hunger

Italy’s steel workers risk cancer or hunger

Italy to nationalize troubled steel plant

Italy to nationalize troubled steel plant

Unruly Italy is EU’s most disobedient country

Unruly Italy is EU’s most disobedient country

Italian teen dies in ‘selfie’ photo fall

Italian teen dies in ‘selfie’ photo fall

Child killing shows mafia ‘code of conduct’ is myth

Child killing shows mafia ‘code of conduct’ is myth

Toddler gunned down in mafia assassination

Toddler gunned down in mafia assassination

Italian tries to cash €300k from 1953 postal bond

Italian tries to cash €300k from 1953 postal bond

Outcry over official’s cancer rates comment

Outcry over official’s cancer rates comment

Steel assets seized over plant pollution scandal

Steel assets seized over plant pollution scandal