Two of Italy’s most famous cheeses are being produced with milk from poorly treated cows

Two of Italy’s most famous cheeses, Parmesan and Grana Padano, are being produced with milk from emaciated, sometimes lame cows kept permanently indoors, an animal welfare group said on Saturday. Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) released film it said it had recently obtained from nine farms in Italy’s Po valley exposing the “shocking” More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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The countdown begins to the most awaited period of the year for ski enthusiasts

Ski enthusiasts will now be able to monitor the progress of the work on Alta Badias slopes thanks to a unique system. Alta Badia, a ski resort in the Dolomites, will be introducing the first ever snow-production More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m at auction

The $450m sale has of a da Vinci painting billed as ‘biggest discovery of the 21st century has smashed records. Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Antonio Carluccio, celebrity chef dies at age 80

Restauranter and celebrity chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80 A statement released by the Italian chef’s agent said: “It is with great sadness that we announce that Commendatore Antonio More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Looking for the perfect food

The “High Quality European Olive Oil” campaign aims to raise awareness on the unique qualities of olives and olive oil among as wide an audience as possible. The campaign by Unaprol, the largest association More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Colin Firth is now an Italian citizen

British actor Colin Firth has become an Italian citizen, according to the country’s authorities. Colin’s wife, film producer Livia Giuggioli, is Italian, which makes the Oscar winning star eligible for More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Over 700 Ryanair flights cancelled to and from Italy

 Ryanair cancels over 700 flights to and from Italy, cancellation lists have now shown. Low-cost airline Ryanair previously announced that it would be cancelled around 50 flights a day until the end of October, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Here is the ‘World’s best gelato’

The ‘world’s best gelato’ has been found after a three-year contest… An Italian competition to find the best gelato in the world has come to the conclusion after three years of searching, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Thunderstorms expected across Italy this weekend

Summer is officially over! Autumn weather is set to arrive in Italy over the weekend, with thunderstorms forecast for large parts of the country. It comes after a summer where temperatures regularly topped 40C, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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ASK Italian have some new gnocchi flavours to try

Italian are back with three new flavours of gnocchi: prosecco, popping candy and snowball – and you can try them for free. Image: David Griffen Three new flavours: Prosecco gnocchi: baked gnocchi dipped in More...