The stunning scenery of Italy's Gargano Peninsula's is no longer the preserve of pilgrims.
The threatened invasion from our shores hasn't materialised so far. Adrian Mourby visits a new hotel that could persuade us to make the journey
After months on the defensive, a scandal-ridden Catholic Church has decided to counter-attack by wheeling out two of its big guns.
President Obama made his way towards me, grinning insanely and waving his arms. He was dressed, leprechaun-like, in a green suit and hat, and surrounded by dancers in glitzy outfits. Hundreds of cameras flashed from the crowd tightly packed along the parade route and people cheered and clapped as the great man approached.
The sandy coast, lifeblood of Italy's tourist industry, is being blown away by the wind. Peter Popham reports from a resort losing its fight against the elements
Breathtaking coastlines, diverse architecture and Italy's most famous road all await you in the heel of Italy. James Hill reports