These moving poems are a reminder that on Valentine’s Day, it’s OK to celebrate a broader definition of love.
German economic power is propping up the euro. But this cannot continue indefinitely.
Iceland, Hawaii and Italy have all tried to control lava to save cities in the past. A volcanologist explains the methods.
The meadow spittlebug can transmit a deadly bacterium – many plants in Britain could be at risk.
On the wall of an orphanage in Venice, a musicologist encountered a fresco featuring an aria written for an opera. She’s since embarked on a project to bring this forgotten music back.
Witchcraft is an enduring source of fascination but also prone to popular misconceptions.
Even the most firebrand politicians find they need allies when they reach office, and Meloni’s predicaments make that even more true.
The migratory crisis in Lampedusa prompts us to look beyond the media frenzy and reflect on the real causes and consequences of what is happening on the island.
Brothers of Italy want streets named after fascist figures and the far-right’s ‘contribution’ to democracy recognised on national days of memory.
Wine has been a commercial product for 3,000 years. Paradoxically, many of the cultural ideas we have about wine today actually come from its commercial history.
Europe is gripped by a heatwave called Cerberus - it may be a sign of things to come.
The Oscar-winning film sketches out the broad themes of Berluconist hedonism, all against the backdrop of the decline of ideologies that shaped 20th-century Italy.
The Prosecutor’s Office of Padova (Italy) has asked a local court to remove any same-sex non-biological parent on birth certificates, denying same-sex families the right to State recognition.
The stories of women who escape the mafia need to be told but we also need to learn more about the women who stay and reinforce the structures of crime families.
The former Italian prime minister died on June 12, 2023, at the age of 86. Throughout his terms in office he cultivated closer ties with the US – with mixed results.
Despite his serving three separate terms in office, it’s still difficult to decide on a definitive view of the late Italian prime minister.
The blocking of ChatGPT in Italy raises some important questions, including how to balance access to services with the need to protect children
Marco Bellochio’s series is the latest interpretation of a murder that continues to haunt Italy.
English is spoken by over a billion people around the world, often at the expense of local languages.
What will happen to this villa and its unique collection of 16th- and 17th-century ceiling paintings?