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League party leader Matteo Salvini in Cernobbio, near Como: He has pleaded for President Sergio Mattarella to call national elections sooner rather than later. Photograph: Marco Ottico/EPA

Italy’s ruling Democratic party is facing a watershed moment this weekend as it contemplates losing control of a region seen as one of the spiritual h(...)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain after clocking the best time during qualification ahead of the Grand Prix of Tuscany. Photograph: AP

Lewis Hamilton powered to the 95th pole position of his career at the Tuscan Grand Prix. The six-time world champion headed into Saturday’s qualifyin(...)

A waiter wearing a face mask serves drinks at Cafe Florian in Venice. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP via Getty Images

Paolo Risica is busy. Handing out menus, taking orders, answering questions about the food. Hostaria Bacanera, the restaurant he runs with his partne(...)

There are people who, at great risk and personal cost to themselves, enable us to go on believing in humanity. We can and should support them. Photograph: Getty Images

Kamand Kojouri is an Iranian woman living in Wales. She teaches at Swansea University and is a published author. Her latest book, a selection of her p(...)

There are now 11 museums on TikTok, according to the booming social media platform.  Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Last month, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence – long a bastion of tradition – posted a video to its TikTok account featuring Botticelli’s Spring. The pai(...)

Wish you were here? While  countries across Europe are beginning to reopen their tourist markets, Irish people still have no idea if they are coming or going. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish holidaymakers who had hoped to see even an outline of their summer plans emerging from the fog of confusion created by the Covid-19 pandemic wil(...)

 Florence Nightingale: born on May 12th, 1820.  Photograph: Getty Images

Of the 110,000 British soldiers who took part in the Crimean War between October 1853 and February 1856, about 2,700 were killed in battle, 2,000 othe(...)

Manchán Magan in Ethiopia. Photograph: Florent Mason

Shilpa Ganatra: ‘Oaxaca in Mexico, Madagascar and Belize are now at the top of the list’ This weekend, I was meant to be soaking in the sun(...)

A Google Street View image of  the British Museum

To paraphrase a philosophical conundrum: if an artwork exists in a gallery, and nobody sees it, is it still meaningful? As cultural institutions close(...)

A woman sings from her balcony in Rome. Photograph: Reuters

In the minutes before six o’clock, Jessica Phelan climbed the stairs to the roof of her building to look out over her Rome neighbourhood. All day on s(...)

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