As I write this the weather has turned remarkably mild so I’ve abandoned my original topic of winter warming wines in favour of good value wines suitable for parties — parties can happen in good and bad weather after all. Christmas seems to start earlier and get more expensive every year so in the coming weeks I’ll try to keep value as much in mind as much as quality.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2018
When a national leader is tackled about a problem he or she doesn’t feel able to fix, they will often be heard to say in an anguished sort of way, yes, something must be done, but because it’s an international issue we must have a global solution.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2018
The leader of an Italian party that hopes to capitalise on growing resentment of migrants and asylum-seekers told supporters it would be "splendid" if he wins national elections and his government can issue one-way tickets home to undeserving refugees.
Sun, 10 Dec, 2017
WHEN Michel Barnier next engages with David Davis, his British counterpart for Brexit negotiations, he might have the humility to acknowledge that not everything is right with the EU and that a lot of work needs to be done if it is to become a union of independent states that we can all be proud of – with or without the UK.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
The European Union must take a collective stand to tackle migrant trafficking at its source in African countries, Italy’s prime minister Matteo Renzi said ahead of an emergency summit of the bloc’s leaders yesterday to discuss the crisis.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Italian authorities have carried out about 170 arrest warrants in a major crackdown on the 'ndrangheta, an organised crime syndicate in southern Italy which officials say has become deeply rooted in the business world in the north.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015