Veneto

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Pinot Noir for €9? Yes, it’s true. Wildflower Pinot Noir from Romania is reduced by a fiver from its usual price of €13.95, at O’Briens shops nationwi(...)

 Migrants wait to disembark from the Frontex ship, ‘Protector’, at the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, earlier this month. File photograph: Francesco Ruta/Epa

Migrant children are being sexually exploited to pay for their safe passage into France from the Italian border, according to a report from Save the C(...)

Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi (centre) with European People’s Party president Manfred Weber (left), and president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, in Rome this week. Photograph:  Ettore Ferrari/ANSA/AP

Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s 81-year-old media mogul, has sought to stamp his authority on his unruly centre-right coalition ahead of next weekend’s gen(...)

President of Lombardy Roberto Maroni arrives to cast his electronic vote for Lombardy’s autonomy referendum at a polling station in Lozza near Varese, northern Italy, on Sunday. Photograph: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

Two wealthy regions of northern Italy voted overwhelmingly on Sunday for greater autonomy in referendums that could fan regional tensions in Europe at(...)

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 (...)

Duomo in Treviso which contains a Titian painting. Photograph: Vito Arcomano

We keep hearing the rustling sound of unseen animals rushing away as we cycle the rural back roads of the Veneto region in northeast Italy. Sometimes (...)

Saturday morning Walk through the narrow alleys, criss-crossing some of the 400 bridges. The calle (alleyways) around the Rialto Bridge here are fu(...)

Knockranny House Hotel

Rua Deli, Bakery & Cafe in Castlebar, Co Mayo has come out on top as the overall winner of the Bord Bia Just Ask  Restaurant of the Year 2(...)

Daniel Stewart: “There are ways you should hand business cards to people, depending on their culture”

Daniel Stewart was assistant wine-buyer for off-licence chain O’Briens when he decided to leave Ireland to become international sales and marketing ma(...)

Centre-left Ignazio Marino celebrates after being elected new mayor of Rome.

Italian politics has produced yet another helter-skelter moment with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) walking away with almost all the spoils in (...)