Monday Apr 14
'It was like walking into hell': Monte Cassino veteran from...
An Upminster veteran will join other Second World War heroes from across the country on a historic pilgrimage to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino, the epic struggle to capture a vital German stronghold and open up the way for the allied advance into Rome.
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Monday Apr 14
Carol Forster column
Down in Italy's heel, gorgeous Lecce doesn't boast about its outstanding Baroque beauty, but the modest Leccese are rightfully proud of their city, with a cool mayor to boot.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Children murdered by the Mafia as Italian mobsters sink to new low
The reality of the modern Mafia differs from the "code of honour" myth popularised in The Godfather and other movies where women and children were spared With his plaintive doe eyes staring directly into the camera, little Domenico Petruzelli radiates childhood innocence.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The pasta lesson: Making orecchiette in Puglia
In Puglia, the heel of Italy's boot, I approached a pasta-making lesson with a combination of eagerness and anxiety.
Air One starts new links from Italy to Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia and the UK
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Food and frescoes in ancient Puglia
If only this could translate into a scratch-and-sniff article. Right now, you'd be effortlessly smelling the scents that have made Italy famous: the baking loaves and focaccia that baker, Joseph Calucci, swiftly slides on a two-metrelong peel out of a cavernous 300-yearold firewood oven in Altamura, an ancient walled city in Puglia.
Insider's Guide to Italy's Salento Region
Technically speakingalthough opinions still divergethe Salento region begins south of Brindisi, and locals claim their traditions and culture are completely different from the rest of the region.
Father and son die trying to help other son in fish plant
Molfetta, April 8 - A father and son died after inhaling toxic fumes while trying to help another son who had fainted while cleaning a tank in a fish-processing factory at Molfetta near Bari Tuesday.
Two workers die trying to help co-worker near Bari
Molfetta, April 8 - Two workers died trying to help a third who fainted while cleaning a tank in a fish-processing factory at Molfetta near Bari Tuesday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Italian diplomat 'charged with child trafficking' in Manila
Rome, April 7 - Italy's ambassador to Turkmenistan, Daniele Bosio, has been charged with trafficking minors for sex in the Philippines, a local daily said Monday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Travel agenda: From rustic chic in rural Provence to Scotland's first via ferrata
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Wed Apr 02, 2014
Chapel Hill News
Lt. Col (Ret) Robert C. Mennell
Lt. Col Robert C. Mennell, Bob to his friends and family, died in the early hours of the morning on March 15th in his beautiful blue room at Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill, NC.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Puglia pastry chef offers a sweet welcome for Obama
Lecce, March 24 - Puglia pastry chef Angelo Bisconti says he will bake and then give away 5,000 special chocolate "pasticiotti" pastries in Rome on Thursday in honor of US President Barack Obama's visit.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Pope warns mobsters: Pope warns mobsters will 'end up in hell' for bloodguilt
Pope warns mobsters they risk eternal damnation if they do not repent of their murderous ways.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Pope Francis Warns Mafia Mobsters Risk Going To Hell With 'Blood-Stained Power'
Pope Francis has a warning for Italy's mobsters: They will go to hell if they don't repent and renounce their "blood-stained money and blood-stained power."
Alfano in Taranto after child slain in Mob hit
Taranto, March 21 - Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano arrived in Taranto Friday to chair a national committee on law and order, days after a Mob shooting in the area that killed a toddler in the crossfire.
A Taste of Southern Italy Heads to Dobbin Street
Vanessa and Matthew Millner, an Italian family based in Bensonhurst, are set to open The Tasting Room on April 5th.
Puglia: The true taste of Italy
Puglia produces more olive oil than anywhere else in the country. Duncan Garwood heads south to explore a region of fine flavours and unique architecture "Wild chicory," says Stefano, pointing to what looks like a weed at the bottom of a crumbling dry-stone wall.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
In Puglia, Italy, the Second Edition of Miss Progress International
Are now coming to the conclusion the works of the organization of the second edition of Miss Progress International, the original event created and produced by the Cultural Association In Progress of San Giorgio Ionico, Italia.