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On graves and greatness

(4 minute read)
Walking through graveyards in Scotland and Italy becomes a surprisingly life-affirming experience for Leonard Franchi.

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Art & CultureHistory

A traveller in the village called Rome

(4 minute read)
Leonardo Franchi contrasts the simple lanes of village life in rural Italy with the panting heart of the Eternal City, and finds they have much in common.

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History

A walk down history lane …

(9 minute read)
Luca La Monica takes the reader on a fascinating wander down the main street of his home town in Southern Italy.

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Thought-provoking

Why video didn’t kill the radio star in the Bel Paese

(6 minute read)
Luca La Monica switches on the radio to chronicle changes in Italy’s relationship with the sacred and the profane.

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Lifestyle

Cappuccino, anyone?

(3 minute read)
Leonard Franchi invites the reader to enjoy a morning coffee with him in Rome in the company of the great travel writer H. V. Morton.

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COVID-19Social Issues

Life – and death – in the world’s Coronavirus capital

(5 minute read)
Barbara Zappa, a high school teacher from Bergamo, offers a searing insight into life inside the world’s most severe hotspot of coronavirus

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COVID-19Social Issues

A Hymn to Italy in time of plague

(4 minute read)
The city of Florence has traditionally celebrated March 25, feast of the Annunciation, as its own New Year day. An Irish writer staying in the city marks the day with a pain-filled, yet beautiful homage to the spirit of Italy.

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