Florence(IT)

112 results

Writer Raymond Chandler. Photograph: Ralph Crane//Time Life Pictures/Getty

Raymond Chandler, the quintessential crime writer, master of the noir genre, is remembered as chronicler of the grimy underside of rapidly expanding m(...)

Art expert Stephane Pinta points to a recently discovered 13th-century painting by Italian master Cimabue in Paris, France. Photograph: AP Photo/Michel Euler

A long-lost painting by a 13th-century Italian master discovered in the kitchen of an elderly French woman has been valued at up to €6 million and wil(...)

The Enzo museum is hugely impressive. You enter a vast, vaulted haul in which are, unsurprisingly, a troop of Ferrari’s on display, like the LaFerrari (centre)

Calling it The Hall Of Engines is a nice touch. The very building in which Enzo Ferrari lived his early years, the engineering works that his father r(...)

Drugs were found concealed on festival goers on Thursday. Photograph: Facebook/Garda Síochána Laois Offaly

Drugs were seized at Electric Picnic within minutes of the festival opening on Thursday, according to gardaí in Co Laois. Cocaine, Ketamine, LSD and (...)

Sicily’s Taormina, and the Mediterranean Sea

An abundance of great art, historic monuments, stunning locations and some of the best food you’ll eat anywhere: is it any wonder that Italy is one of(...)

Thanks to the internet, we have never had so much access to information about restaurants. Photograph: iStock

Eating out on holiday is considered a treat. And on one level, it is. You have enough cash to blow on a plate of pasta puttanesca that tastes the same(...)

 Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli poses at the British embassy in Rome before receiving the medal of knighthood from the British ambassador to Italy in 2004. File photograph: Paolo Cocco/AFP/Getty Images

Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In a stat(...)

A Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protester holds the  French tricolour. Photograph: Ian Langsdon

Dozens of masked and hooded anarchists clashed with riot police in Paris on Wednesday, burning bins, smashing property and hurling bottles and rocks,(...)

Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi: “I think the news of the death of Europe at the hand of populism has been greatly exaggerated.”  Photograph: Maurizio Brambatti

Matteo Renzi’s office, in a 16th-century Roman palazzo opposite Italy’s senate, is incongruously decorated with mementos of his time as a jet-setting (...)

Bologna, Italy

You made it through January, it must be time to reward yourself by planning a weekend away in the spring. There is nothing wrong with the classics – s(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »