Now... On 18 August, Venue Holidays has a week's family camping in France at the La Croix du Vieux Pont site near Paris and Reims. It costs £683 for two adults and up to four children in a mobile home, plus Dover-Calais ferry crossing (venueholidays.co.uk).
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Saturday 21 July 2012
Just days after the quality of Italian mozzarella was called into question with the country's biggest producer accused of adulterating his cheese, northern Italy's prosciutto is under the spotlight.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Floods, storm damage and hailstones the size of golf balls have landed RSA, the insurer behind More Than, with a £50m bill.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Pope Benedict XVI has celebrated an open-air Mass for a million followers, capping three days of activities in Milan, Italy, aimed at showing support for the family.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Tonight's Euro 2012 warm-up game between Italy and Luxembourg in Parma has been called off after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the northern region of Emilia Romagna this morning.
Thursday 29 March 2012
Felipe Massa has abandoned plans to return home to Brazil in a bid to improve results and potentially save his Ferrari career.
Friday 02 March 2012
The popular Italian singer-songwriter Lucio Dalla died of an apparent heart attack yesterday in Switzerland during a European concert tour. He was 68.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Nilla Pizzi, who died on 12 March aged 91, was an Italian singer whose voice was deemed too sensual for radio during the rule of Benito Mussolini. During the years before the Second World War, Pizzi was kept away from radio work because her voice was deemed to be too modern, exotic and sensual.
Friday 08 April 2011
Friday 01 April 2011
How I Lost the War is award-winning screenwriter Filippo Bologna's first novel. Set in Tuscany, the book is Bologna's antidote to the sun-drenched terracotta loveliness of the area so familiar to British expats and readers of Under a Tuscan Sun. This Tuscany is not rural and unspoilt. Indeed, his story is about the spoiling of it.
Thursday 20 January 2011
Parma president Tommaso Ghirardi has not given up hope of signing Chelsea striker Fabio Borini.
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Monday 30 June 2008
Celtic have ruled out selling Shunsuke Nakamura after the Italian side Bologna were linked with a move for the Japanese playmaker.
Friday 03 June 2005
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
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