Taleggio is a cheese with ancient origins, from before the 10th century. Documents dating to the 1200s contain references to its trade and barter, together with other cheeses. Its name is taken from its area of origin, Val Taleggio, in the province of Bergamo, which covers an area of over 80 km2 on the orographic right side of the river Brembo. The...

Milan, the capital of Lombardy, is known as the Italian Capital of Fashion, Finance and Entertainment. While Rome is strong competition in the areas of fashion and entertainment, Milan is surely one of the most European of the Italian cities and the most sensitive to fashion and trends. Among the central streets of the city and its fashion and ente...

La professoressa Alessandra Albertini, direttrice dal 2012 del dipartimento di Biologia e biotecnologie “Spallanzani” di Pavia, è andata in pensione il primo gennaio di quest’anno, donando all’università 250mila euro da utilizzare entro il 2023 per cofinanziare posizioni di ricercatori a tempo determinato junior e di assegnisti di ricerca del dipar...

Ritrovato alla Biblioteca Universitaria di Pavia un antifonario del 1100, forse il più antico finora conosciuto. Lo annuncia il ministro della cultura Bonisoli precisando che la pagina di pergamena manoscritta, antesignana dello spartito musicale, è stata ritrovata durante il restauro finanziato con l'Art Bonus dal Mibac di un volume del '600. Un r...

Italian Carla Marangoni, who won a silver at the 1928 Games and was the oldest living Olympic medallist, has died at the age of 102 years, the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) said on Friday. Marangoni, who competed in gymnastics, was the only surviving participant of the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, where she competed aged 12. "She will remain an unfo...

Pavia is set in the heart of the Po Valley in Lombardy and although it is now a modern town its origins go back to Roman times. The city stretches along the right bank of the Ticino River and is dominated by medieval towers which testify to the artistic and architectural treasures waiting to be discovered here.