Sex, death, sado-masochism and blasphemy in a heady cocktail

It is time for Paris and Rome to rethink sovereignty and their relationship with the EU

For all its pretentiousness, the Venice Biennale still hints towards higher truths

Italo Calvino’s imagination spanned the cosmos but his concerns were very human

Geopolitical challenges produce impressive art

Rainy beaches and protests in Venice, and dance and sunshine in the South Downs as Britain and Italy trade places

Why Berlusconi was loved in spite of everything

Help is needed to secure a Franciscan miracle

For centuries, the Po has been the lifeblood of Northern Italy

Dark clouds gather over the European financial landscape