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What do you call someone born into a noble family, who fought alongside Garibaldi, was shipwrecked on his way to America, impregnated a teenager, tried and failed to assassinate Napoleon III, faced the guillotine, was thrown into prison on Devil’s Island, escaped to the United States, joined the Union Army during the American Civil War, survived Cu...

A high quality drink all "made in Sicily" by the American multinational company, after the previous launch of Fanta Red Orange with Red Orange of Sicily 100% juice, controlled by the Consortium of Protection of Sicily Red Orange PGI". «We have been present and producing in Italy for over 90 years, and for this reason we want to make the most of the...

As a country with a notably diverse landscape, Italy offers vineyards in locations ranging from the gently rolling hills of the Chianti and gravity-defying terrain of the Cinque Terre to Mt. Etna’s dramatic slopes and the Alpine turf of Aosta and Alto Adige. But the most unexpected place to find a vineyard in Italy may well be within the confines o...

The regional council of the Campania region, whose capital is Naples, is seeking to have the "culture of Neapolitan espresso coffee" registered on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The bid, signed by Campania president Vincenzo De Luca, has been sent to Italy's Commission for UNESCO, reports Italian news agency ANSA. "Coffee in Italy...

“It’s a David and Goliath story.” Entrepreneur Luciano Donatelli is aware that giant groups are interested in taking control of Brooks Brothers, but he is undeterred. Donatelli has quickly put together a group of investors under the Club Deal 8 moniker, including online retailer Giglio Group, the Biella-based Gruppo Verzoletto, and a silk group fro...

Hundreds of you answered our survey on whether it's too early for tourists to return to Italy, or even for residents to travel around the country. From overseas visitors set to arrive shortly to B&B owners who have encouraged guests to postpone their bookings, people who have reluctantly cancelled long-awaited trips to residents opting to stay loca...

In seguito alla proroga al 31 luglio dello stato di emergenza stabilito ieri dal governo Conte per arginare la diffusione del Coronavirus, la Farnesina ha pubblicato un nuovo aggiornamento sulle disposizioni per i cittadini italiani in rientro dall’estero e per i cittadini stranieri in Italia. Eccole di seguito. 1. Quali sono le principali regole p...

In Italy the name "liberty" derives from that of the warehouses founded in London in 1875 by A. Lasenby Liberty, specialized in the sale of products from the Far East. The Art Nouveau artists preferred Nature as a source of inspiration but evidently stylized its elements and expanded this repertoire with the addition of algae, blades of grass, inse...

Halfway between Riomaggiore and Portovenere, in the Cinque Terre National Park, is the ancient village of Monesteroli, reachable only by a likewise ancient staircase, made of 1200 steps, built by farmers who needed to transport grapes from the vineyards surrounding the village.  The so-called Grand Staircase, formed by sandstone steps, winds its wa...

The coming year is expected to be the first of many for a new group created through the imminent merger of Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA Group. As the process to blend the two automakers continues, the two partners have revealed what their combined operation will be called. Stellantis. Via a joint press release, the two automakers revealed the gro...

Rome's Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary, located among the ruins of the Largo Argentina archaeological area, has provided shelter, food and love to cats in the city centre for more than 25 years. The shelter, which is dependent on donations and volunteers, is more in need than ever of support following the recent covid-19 lockdown and the almost total...

There’s a whole wide world of sausage, and some of it is hard to tell apart. Like, what is the difference between Italian sausage and sweet Italian sausage? (And how about hot Italian sausage? And mild Italian sausage?) And can you use them all interchangeably? Italian sausage, as it’s referred to in the United States, is most often a pork sausage...