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 Italian senator Roberto Calderoli said his comments were just ‘playful banter’. File photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

A senator from Italy’s far-right League has been given an 18-month prison sentence for likening the country’s first black minister to an “orangutan”. (...)

Sarah Walsh (centre) with her husband Charles Dowd and their children, from left, Jonathan, William and Grace on their DIY ski holiday.

Arranging a ski holiday for a family (or two) can seem like a daunting task – deciding which country to visit, which resort to choose, what accommodat(...)

The judge said he could not consider making an award without first hearing evidence from an Italian legal expert. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

A judge has refused to award Ryanair €25,000 damages against an Italian pilot who quit his job for health reasons 10 months after completing an expens(...)

Bronagh Rogers, who has made it to the final six in the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition, presenting her semi-final dish to judges Graham Neville, Gareth Mullins and Danni Barry

Irish chef and restaurateur Richard Corrigan has been announced as the guest judge for the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year competition, the(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary at a Ryanair press briefing in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ryanair may have to stop selling flights to and from the UK at the end of 2018 if Britain and the EU fail to agree a post-Brexit aviation deal, accord(...)

 The DHL courier company’s Boeing 737-400 cargo aircraft rests on a road after it came off the runway after landing at the airport of Bergamo Orio al Serio, Italy, 05 August 2016. Photograph: Matteo Bazi/EPA

A cargo plane has overshot the runway at Bergamo’s Orio as Serio international airport and crashed into a road. The airport in Italy’s Lombardy regio(...)