The volcanic coast where smoke rises from the ground is where Odysseus once descended into Hades
The 'good' done by Il Duce is still celebrated in Latina, the town he built on the Pontine marshes in 1932.
Italy, one of the most indebted countries in Europe, has ignored a court order to pay wages owed to a prison chef
Cold cuts are an art form in Italy, where good taste and ancient recipes combine in an academy devoted to salami.
Now's the time to buy that long-coveted island prison with views of Mount Vesuvius.