It's official: Italy's economy has slipped into recession

2019-01-31 14:21

Italy's output contracted 0.2% in the fourth quarter, on the heels of a 0.1% drop in the previous quarter, statistics agency Istat said on Thursday.

If you look closely, you can see 4 other 'hidden' flags in the South African flag

2019-01-27 07:57

The South African flag contains hidden sovereign flags of Italy, Sierra Leone, Hungary and the monarchical flag of Monaco.

This is why Europe is faltering

2018-11-04 17:50

The Italian debt crisis and Trump’s global war on trade might be the final straws.

Italy budget fears spark another selloff as 10-year bond hits 2014 high

2018-10-02 13:06

Concerns about Italy are rising once again. Last week, Italian stocks sold off sharply and bond yields spiked, as the prospect of a rising national debt in the third largest economy in the eurozone raised the prospect of a major clash with European U

I met the best chef in the world — and the story behind his most iconic dish is surprisingly relatable

2018-09-23 11:40

With names like 'Oops! I dropped the lemon tart' and 'The Crunchy Part of the Lasagna,' Massimo Bottura's dishes are tied to emotion and nostalgia.

Dozens reported dead after a huge highway bridge collapse in Italy

2018-08-14 13:54

A long section of the A10 motorway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, collapsed on Tuesday morning. Italian media, citing emergency officials, say that dozens of people died when the large structure fell onto buildings below.

WATCH: How Italy's premium wine, Chianti classico, makes a comeback

2018-07-21 10:25

Chianti classico has a 300 year old history but is the reputation of the Tuscany wine at stake?

WATCH: The secrets to the world's most popular Neapolitan pizza

2018-06-20 12:11

Find out why pizza lovers are obsessed with the 300-year-old wood fire cooked carby, cheesy meal.

Italy's political crisis is developing rapidly — here's how things have changed this week

2018-05-31 14:49

Just two days ago, a fresh election looked a certainty in Italy, but the rapidly changing landscape of the country's politics mean that a coalition government that looked dead could now come to fruition.

8 Tantalising pasta recipes that will remind you why you fell in love with Italian food

2017-05-29 06:30

Here are delicious pasta recipes and where to get the most authentic pastas in Cape Town, Joburg, Pretoria and Durban.


Another picturesque Italian town is offering people R140,000 to move there — but you have to have a kid

2019-01-30 18:22

Just weeks ago, a stunning Sicilian town announced that it too was selling homes for just R16.

A picturesque town in Sicily is selling off homes for R16 to anyone willing to renovate them

2019-01-17 18:16

Apparently, the town has already received plenty of interest from buyers.

Is Italy the new Greece? These 6 charts explain why Italy is rattling markets

2018-10-03 13:40

For the third time in just over two years, Italy is causing markets and eurozone watchers a serious headache as a major row over its annual budget unfolds.

WATCH: You can’t beat wine tasting through Italy with a local winemaker

2018-09-04 10:40

The beauty of Italy's wine regions is that each area is totally unique.

Record heat is stoking wildfires in Europe — and it's setting off leftover bombs from World War II

2018-08-04 08:33

It has also soaked up river water across the continent, exacerbating a longstanding problem: still-dangerous weaponry left over from World War II.

Anna Wintour's daughter just got hitched (twice!) - were her dresses Vogue approved?

2018-07-20 10:27

What could be more beautiful than a seaside wedding on the Italian Riviera dressed in haute couture?

These 3 men hold the future of the euro in their hands

2018-06-04 07:48

Italy may be renowned for its chaotic, dysfunctional politics but even by its standards, the last seven days have been crazy.

Everything you need to know about the Italian crisis — which could bring about the demise of the eurozone

2018-05-29 12:20

The eurozone looks like it may be about to plunge headlong into another crisis, as the political situation in its third largest economy, Italy, deteriorates rapidly.

Gourmet foodie theme park to open in Italy

2014-03-24 14:42

Fico Eataly World will be the magical land of endless pasta and chocolate you've always dreamed of.

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