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Friday 15 July 2011
Gino D'Acampo makes classic Italian Bruschetta.
Monday 27 June 2011
Something to declare: Interruptions in Italy; Southern California; Paris Gare du Nord; travel riskmanagement
Saturday 04 June 2011
Our Traveller's Guide last week featured Tuscany, and recommended Pisa as the main gateway by air. But John Wright warns of "lengthy roadworks on the autostrada from Florence to Pisa, which is severely affecting the Terravision coach service".
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Britain's representation in Europe is to be scaled back dramatically in a restructuring of its embassies and consulates around the world.
Friday 08 April 2011
From outer space Italy looks more like a country than any of its neighbours, but Metternich's jibe that it was purely "a geographical expression" has infuriated Italian nationalists for generations. The reason is that Metternich was right. In this well-researched and engaging canter through the peninsula's history, David Gilmour claims that only two Italians between ancient times and the 19th century entertained the idea that Italy was, or might be, or ought to be a unified country: Virgil, the myth-making epic poet, and Machiavelli, some 14 centuries later.
Sunday 27 March 2011
Tuesday 01 March 2011
The naturally mummified body of Oetzi, the 5,000-year-old "Iceman" discovered on the border between Italy and Austria in 1991, and an impression of his face created by experts Alfons and Adrie Kennis. Both feature in the exhibition "20 years of Oetzi", which opens in Bolzano, Italy.
Sunday 06 February 2011
Sunday 16 January 2011
Friday 17 December 2010
Somewhere in Downing Street is a pile of babygrows, nappies and toys worth hundreds of pounds.
Monday 13 December 2010
Fausto Sarli, who died on 9 December aged 83, was one of Italy's leading high fashion designers, known for his artisan touch and elegant gowns.
Sunday 12 December 2010
Friday 10 December 2010
Saturday 27 November 2010
Sunday 21 November 2010
Exeter secured a 15-9 win in the Aviva Premiership at Sandy Park to leave Leeds still looking for their first success of the campaign. On a bitterly cold afternoon Ryan Davis, in his first season with the Chiefs, landed five penalties from his six attempts to take the Devon side up to sixth place.
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