Italy Correspondent for The Independent
11 October 2014 12:00 AM
Italy’s institutions, the butt of a thousand local jokes, appear more determined than ever to fare figuracce – make potential fools of themselves…
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27 September 2014 07:53 PM
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26 September 2014 06:57 PM
Tight security grips Venice as A-list stars fly in for the celebrity wedding of the year
25 September 2014 12:00 AM
A masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci has revealed new details and symbolism following a major restoration by experts in Florence.
19 September 2014 06:24 PM
Priests in Italy have been warned to keep to church guidelines
18 September 2014 12:00 AM
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11 September 2014 07:43 PM
Dilipidated roads, crumbling buildings and commercial hoardings scarring the 'ugly' city
05 September 2014 08:47 PM
'I cannot always live under escort,' says Mesrar as she resigned her post
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