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Manus Carlisle and his mother Mary in Bologna
Welcome to My Place . . . Bologna
  • Abroad
  • December 3, 2017, 06:00

Manus Carlisle is studying for a Master’s degree in European Affairs at the University of Bologna. After a year on Erasmus in Siena as part of his und(...)

President of Lombardy Roberto Maroni discusses the voting system in the region’s autonomy referendum with Forza Italia leader and former prime minister   Silvio Berlusconi in Milan on Wednesday. Photograph: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

Two of Italy’s richest regions are holding referendums on greater autonomy on Sunday, in the latest push by European regions to wrest more power from (...)

Peugeot’s accessories list for the 3008 features a foldable electric assisted push scooter and an foldable electric bicycle. Both can be plugged in and charged in the car’s boot.

Sumptuous Italian daylight can make the most rancid looking car seem like a looker. Thankfully misty and dank driving conditions were on hand to hei(...)

Rescue workers with sniffer  dogs following an earthquake in Amatrice, Italy. The dogs have a tough time dealing with dust in their noses. Photograph: Ciro De Luca/Reuters

On the day after Italy’s most recent deadly earthquake, which at the latest count has claimed 241 lives, Amatrice was given yet another ugly reminder (...)

Cyclists stop to admire the view at an Italian lake. Cycling holidays abroad can take in everything from cycling for pleasure and food to training for a race. Photograph: Thinkstock

Enjoy the highlights of a region by seeing it from the saddle. There is no other mode of transport that will get you more close up to your holiday de(...)

Parmesan affineur Giorgio Cravero, who supplies cheese to Sheridans Cheesemongers, will demonstrate how to cut open a 36kg full wheel, and there’ll be cheese and wine tasting too

Cutting open a 36kg wheel of Parmesan Reggiano, with a retail value of €1,200, is a skilful process that the cheese-buying public don’t often get the (...)

Ireland, Co Sligo:  €69,000, Kireen Auctioneers

Kireen Auctioneers is seeking €69,000 for this three-bedroom house on Gallagher Road, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo. We find similarly-priced properties aroun(...)

Police and fire brigade members take part in search operations for a missing person after torrential rain in Serra Ricco near Genoa in Italy today.  A wave of storms and torrential rain killed four people overnight near the Italian-Swiss border. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA.

Four people died when mudslides hit their homes in the border area between Italy and Switzerland overnight, and a fifth was missing near the Italian (...)

 Take a cruise on Danube in Budapest

Since retiring, I have taken over cooking duties at home and, as a sometime foodie, have been enjoying it very much. Meanwhile my (still working) w(...)

Ovens, Co Cork: €650,000, Lee Property
Take Five
  • Take 5
  • October 17, 2013, 00:00

Ireland: Co CorkLee Property is seeking €650,000 for this four-bed period house in its own grounds with pond in Ovens, Co CorkFrance: Poitou CharenteO(...)

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