Italy

St. Valentine's Day in Rome, Italy

Though I have been to Rome before it was on a completely different occasion this time. Back then I didn’t have the time to appreciate the Eternal …

Rome

23 Amazing Places to Visit on Your Italian Road Trip

1Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre<p>The place, which is located in the most western part of all the Cinque Terre ‘Lands’, is Monterosso al Mare. …

Italian Riviera

How did England solve the riddle of Italy’s no-ruck defending?

To perpetuate the cricketing analogy deployed by Eddie Jones after a stuttering win over Italy on Sunday, the end result – a 36-15, bonus-point victory for his team – is in the book. In years to come, the scoreline alone will hold no clues as to how an odd encounter unfolded and just how ugly …

Sport (UK)

Chelsea know what it takes to win the Premier League title, insists Hazard

The Belgian believes his side boast the experience required to continue their stint at the top of the table and end the season with major silverware<p>Eden Hazard says Chelsea have the know-how required to see through a Premier League title bid, with their credentials proved two seasons ago.<p>Antonio …

Antonio Conte

Limoncello Cupcakes – Italian Recipe

These lemony cupcakes are so refreshing and delicious. They get some added zest thanks to Limoncello.<p>Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur generally …

Southern Italy

Antonio Conte explains why Cesc Fabregas started for Chelsea instead of Nemanja Matic

Antonio Conte has explained why he broke up his favoured XI at the weekend to include Cesc Fabregas.<p>The Chelsea manager opted to drop Nemanja Matic …

Antonio Conte

Monday Morning Football: A definitive analysis of the Premier League weekend

Claudio Ranieri is gone, Chelsea can't lose, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is incredible, Crystal Palace finally won a game and Harry Kane might actually be really good.<p>Here's everything you need to know about what went on in the top flight this weekend:<p>Whose stock is rising?<p>Cesc Fabregas<p>Restored to the …

Soccer

Six Nations: talking points from the weekend’s action

Italy proved a point beyond their spoiling tactics, Finn Russell leads the list of potential Scottish Lions and will Ireland pay for lack of pace out wide?<p>Italy prove their point after snubbing the ruck<p>There can be only one talking point about Conor O’Shea’s side and whether their refusal to engage …

Sport (UK)

How Italy's offside tackle tactics caught England off guard, and how to counter it

Deportes1 / YouTube<p>Italy have used a quirk in rugby's rules to perfection.<p><b>ANALYSIS:</b> Maybe the Sunwolves should take note, because Italy have used a …

New Zealand News

Five talking points: England caught cold by Italian rules of engagement

The first half at Twickenham was unconventional in extreme and Eddie Jones may wonder when his starters are going to outperform his lauded finishers – although it could have been so different had his opposite number had a world-class kicker to call on<p>1 England took far too long to respond to legal …

Sport (UK)

Mature Fabregas enjoys challenge of fighting for place

Cesc Fabregas is not one to shy away from a challenge and the Chelsea midfielder says he will bank on his experience to nail down a first team spot after making his 300th Premier League appearances in Saturday's 3-1 win over Swansea City.<p>Making only his sixth league start of the season, Fabregas …

Antonio Conte

The best way to visit Rome on a Budget

And now the last part of our trilogy will discuss the way in which you are able to visit Rome on a budget or €50 euro a day. This includes a return …

Rome

Italy's controversial tactics vs England explained: Eddie Jones vents fury but Italian ruck was entirely legal

<i>England beat Italy 36-15 in the Six Nations on Sunday, but that didn't stop coach Eddie Jones venting his fury at the visitors' rucking tactics.</i><p><i>The</i> …

UK News

World Rugby urged to change laws after Italy breakdown tactics confuse England

England struggled against controversial Italian strategy before powering to victory in second half.<p>England fly-half George Ford has called on World …

Rugby Union

Five things we learned from the third round of the Six Nations

England's quest for successive Grand Slams remains alive after Italy were dispatched 36-15 at Twickenham.<p>Round three also produced a win for …

Rugby Union

Making McHistory? Businesses step up to preserve Rome's antiquities.

This week, a McDonald's outside Rome opened a two-millennia-old road to the public, after discovering it at the restaurant site and investing in its …

Rome

Battle of Oranges: Italy's giant food fight

Hundreds of people hurl fruit at each other during the traditional Battle Of Oranges carnival party in Ivrea, Italy.

Fruit

England vs. Italy: Score and Reaction from 2017 Six Nations Round 3

England moved back to the summit of the 2017 Six Nations standings on Sunday after bulldozing their way to a 36-15 win over Italy at Twickenham.<p>Coach Eddie Jones' side extended their record-breaking run of consecutive wins to 17 and came back from a half-time deficit to preserve their 100-percent …

Sports

Rugby, Six Nations: third defeat for Italy, England win 36-15

<b>Share</b> February 26, 2017Third defeat in as many days of the Six Nations in 2017 for the Scotland head coach O’shea.<br>The blues, just back from ko home …

Soccer

Eddie Jones says "it's not rugby"

England rugby coach Eddie Jones launched an extraordinary attack on Italy's innovative breakdown tactics in today's Six Nations clash, saying "that's …

Eddie Jones

O’Shea launches stern defence of Italy's controversial tactics

Conor O’Shea launched a stern defence of Italy’s tactics in the 36-16 defeat by England in Sunday and accused not just Eddie Jones but the top tier …

Sport (UK)

Italy economy minister denies report suggesting he could resign

Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan denied a report in La Stampa newspaper on Sunday which said he threatened to resign if effective reforms and planned privatizations are not carried out.<p>In a statement, the Treasury said the article placing doubts over Padoan continuing his tenure was …

Euro

Do these snaps prove Chelsea should have conceded a penalty against Swansea?

1 of 5<p>Click to reveal whether Swansea should have been given a penalty against Chelsea<p>Chelsea toppled Swansea with a 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge, but …

Is Fiat-Chrysler's Jeep Worth $120 Billion? Massive International Expansion Plan Underway

Jeep has an eight-step plan to double sales from 1.4 million units per year, to 3.0 million.<p>It’s based on the theory that people outside North …

Jeep

Manchester United targeting Celtic's Moussa Dembele as replacement for Wayne Rooney

Celtic forward Moussa Dembele is slowly becoming the hottest property in world football since he moved to Celtic over the summer from Fulham. After being linked with Chelsea over the January transfer window, the highly rated forward is being targeted by Manchester United as they look for a long …

Antonio Conte

Italy expels two Tunisians, one with links to Berlin attacker: ministry

Italy has expelled two Tunisians, one of whom may have had contact with a man who killed 12 people in Berlin when he plowed a truck through a busy Christmas market, the Italian interior ministry said.<p>It said the name of the 44-year-old Tunisian, who was expelled on Saturday, was registered for a …

Christmas Markets

Jack Nowell propels England past spirited Italy after first-half scare

• England 36-15 Italy • Italy led 10-5 at break but Nowell scored two tries in the second half<p>England remain on course for back-to-back Six Nations grand slams but the celebrations will be muted after they produced their worst performance under Eddie Jones and needed a late surge to secure a 36-15 …

Sport (UK)

Owen Farrell's uncharacteristic inaccuracy summed up a chaotic England performance 

Better than Jonny Wilkinson? Eddie Jones, who has offered this very prognosis about Owen Farrell, is rarely one for damning with faint praise. He prefers his usual grandiose superlatives: George Ford, Farrell’s midfield sidekick, can be “better than Beauden Barrett”, the reigning world player of …

Rugby Union

Disjointed England splutter to Italy win to top Six Nations table

Jack Nowell scores two tries in the Red Roses' worst performance in recent memory.<p><b>England (5) 36</b><p><b>Tries:</b> Cole, Care, Daly, Nowell 2, Te'o; <b>Conversions:</b> …

Rugby Union

O'Shea gives impassioned defence of tactics

7:57 PM GMT<p>Head coach Conor O'Shea issued an impassioned defence of Italy after a 36-15 defeat to England at the end of a week in which the Azzurri's …