Genoa

Cruise ship Fantasia serves more than 800 different dishes to 4,000

26,370 eggs, 8,745 litres of milk and 15 articulated lorries' worth of food – no eating opportunity is missed on a luxury seven-day Mediterranean cruise. So it's little wonder that the 4,000 passengers on board the 'Fantasia' gain an average 5kg, says Richard Johnson

Pompey accuse Genoa over Boateng deal

Portsmouth have complained to the authorities in England and Italy after failing to receive any money from Serie A side Genoa for the summer transfer of Ghana's Kevin-Prince Boateng.

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Apologia, Bush Theatre, London

The lead character in Alexi Kaye Campbell's new play, Kristin, is a radical art historian with a startling resemblance to Elizabeth Frink. She's played by Paola Dionisotti with a throwaway bitchy style and a voice pitched somewhere between Maggie Smith and Sheila Hancock.

48 hours in: Genoa

Pesto, piazzas and palaces are among the highlights of Italy's principal port. And spring is the best time to enjoy them in splendid isolation, says Harriet O'Brien

City slicker: A guide to Genoa

A new film is about to put this Italian port in the spotlight. Sarah Barrell offers a guide to the essential sights for new, and returning, visitors