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Eggs In Purgatory With Spinach & Peppers

We have been making a concerted effort to eat a little lighter this year which includes incorporating more meatless meals into our weekly menu. This egg dish is one that I used to make for the family on weekends many years ago, but for some rea… Continue reading

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Italian woman asks for help from firefighters after losing keys to her chastity belt

The unnamed woman arrived at a fire station and asked firefighters to help her with a lock she could not open Continue reading

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Money for old money as Italian woman wins right to convert lire hoard into euros

Italian woman wins right to convert lire hoard into euros after court rules that 2011 deadline for exchanging the former currency was unconstitutional Continue reading

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Roasted Hazelnut & Dark Chocolate Kiss Cookies {Perfect For Valentine’s Day!}

Roasted Hazelnut & Dark Chocolate Kiss Cookies {Perfect For Valentine’s Day!}

The holidays are now just a memory, my Christmas decorations are safely packed away, and all of my cookies have been thoroughly enjoyed and my cookie tins are empty. Each year for Christmas I make many holiday cookies for my family. Some of these are traditional Italian cookies I learned to make from my husband’s […] Continue reading

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Gravediggers in biggest cemetery in Naples announce they will go on strike for a month

Hundreds of bodies will remain unburied after gravediggers object to council plan to put the contract for burial ground management out to tender Continue reading

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Italy’s most celebrated goalkeeper makes crucial save – of a struggling company

Gigi Buffon invested millions in Zucchi, one of Europe’s biggest textile manufacturers, despite its economic difficulties Continue reading

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Worldwide campaign to save picturesque Italian hilltop village from collapse

Civita di Bagnoregio, visited by 600,000 tourists a year, has a permanent population of fewer than 10, as the volcanic tufa on which it was built slowly crumbles away Continue reading

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A 2,000-year-old ancient Roman laundromat open to public for first time

An ancient dry cleaner’s where ancient Romans brought their tunics to be dyed and washed is among six newly restored buildings in Pompeii to be opened to the public Continue reading

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Row in Italy over tacky Christmas Village built on flanks of Monte Cassino, key World War II battleground

Veterans’ groups say the festive attraction offends the memory of the thousands of British and Allied troops who died while trying to take Monte Cassino from the Germans Continue reading

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The Roman road from Istanbul to Rome that’s still causing problems for the West, 2000 years on

Bettany Hughes travels the ‘Via Egnatia’, an old Roman road built between Italy and Istanbul and hears of the suffering of dispossessed migrants Continue reading

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Man scales Colosseum to protest Rome Holy Year crackdown

A man has climbed onto an outside ledge of Rome’s Colosseum and shouted in protest at a new decree restricting sightseeing tours and rickshaw rides Continue reading

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