Italy

10 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Visit Italy

Colosseum/OysterItaly is a bucket-list trip for many, and with "bene" reason. The Southern European country is home to some of the world's best …

Amalfi Coast

The 8 best things I packed to save space during my 2-week backpacking trip through Europe

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Packing a suitcase is not my strong suit. If I'm being honest, I'm terrible at it.<p>I always have efficient, minimalist intentions when I …

Italian Riviera

Madonna Shares First Family Portrait with All Six of Her Kids from 59th Birthday Party in Italy

Birthday 🎉🎂🎈🇮🇹♥️A post shared by Madonna (@madonna) on Aug 18, 2017 at 7:20pm PDT<p>For the first time ever, Madonna shared a family portrait that …

Celebrity News (UK)

Boy missing as many countries mourn Barcelona attack victims

PARIS – An Italian father who saved his children's lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter. These were but a few of the more than 100 people from around the world killed or injured in …

Mourinho warns Conte not to use Matic sale as an excuse for failure

The Portuguese still believes that Antonio Conte's side have a strong claim to becoming English champions again in May than his own side<p>Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has dismissed the suggestion that Chelsea’s early-season problems have been caused by losing Nemanja Matic.<p>The Serbia …

Antonio Conte

Me, my wife and Giulia: L’amore on the road

Tuscan road-trips are always better with a lovely Italian guide. Doubly so if it's an Alfa Romeo.<p>There are many beautiful places on this planet, but few have the combination of history, scenery and outrageous gastronomy offered by the Tuscan hills of Italy. Similarly, there are many beautiful cars …

Amalfi Coast

Why Didn’t The Eastern Roman Empire Fall?

When the Roman Empire disintegrated over the course of the fifth century, only half of it actually fell, the western half. The eastern half of the …

Rome

Chelsea to land rival midfielder while Man United makes £39 million bid in transfer recap

After the first week of Premier League games came to a close, managers in each and every team were able to assess the tools at their disposal. They …

Soccer

Antonio Conte fails in £63million approach to bring Torino striker Andrea Belotti to Chelsea

ANTONIO CONTE has failed in a £63million approach to bring Torino star Andrea Belotti to Stamford Bridge.<p>The Italian striker has been a long-term …

Soccer

Antonio Conte admits Chelsea is a four-year plan - but he may only be around for two of them

Antonio Conte has admitted Chelsea need four years to become a team capable of challenging for the Champions League on a regular basis – but he may …

Antonio Conte

Candreva set to join Chelsea as Conte approves £25m switch - report

Chelsea will complete their fifth signing of the summer with Antonio Candreva set to finalise his move to Stamford Bridge.<p>Antonio Conte have given …

Antonio Conte

This $15 gamay will go great with what’s on the grill

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>How to wash down the end-of-summer grilling season? With gamay, of course. The red grape of Beaujolais makes terrific wines with great fruit flavors, a medium body ideal for summer (with a slight chill) and a hint of smoke that echoes that aroma from the grill. …

Italian Wine

Diego Costa back in Chelsea attire as he trains in self-imposed exile

Diego Costa is keeping himself in shape during his self-imposed Chelsea exile - wearing club colours.<p>The wantaway striker is determined to return to …

Antonio Conte

Spurs Star Talks Up Chelsea 'History' Ahead of Fiery Premier League Grudge Match

Spurs are set to welcome Chelsea to their new Wembley home in their second Premier League game of the season on Sunday, and they can't have good …

English Premier League

Couple return to Italy 9 years later, find lost diamond ring

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A New Jersey woman who lost her 1.1 karat diamond engagement ring on a trip to Italy was reunited with the piece of jewelry during a …

Spurs aim to pile on the misery & plunge Chelsea into crisis

Mauricio Pochettino's men have the ability to defeat the Blues, and show that coaching trumps spending in the transfer market<p>As Tottenham prepare to face Chelsea at Wembley, Spurs fans continue to urge the club to secure new signings.<p>Moves for Davinson Sanchez of Ajax and Ross Barkley of Everton …

Antonio Conte

Pochettino: No Issue With Conte Ahead Of London Derby

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte had taken dig at Tottenham’s ambition but Spurs boss Pochettino accentuated that there is no problem.<p>Spurs manager …

Antonio Conte

Belgian woman arrested in Greece over 'suspected links to terrorist activity'

<b>Athens:</b> A 22-year-old Belgian woman has been arrested in Greece on charges of extremism under a Europol arrest warrant, the coastguard and reports …

Terrorism

Juventus vs. Cagliari 2017 live stream: Game time, TV schedule, and how to watch online

Juventus need to start well in a rapidly-changing Serie A landscape.<p>Juventus have been <i>the</i> dominant force in Italy for a long time, but as they prepare for the new Serie A season they might be feeling a bit more pressure than normal heading into their season-opening tilt with Cagliari.<p>That’s because …

Soccer

Italians debate whether rescuing migrants at sea can be a crime

As temperatures heated up in Italy in late July and August, so did the debate over migration policy and, particularly, over the rescue of refugees …

Migration

Antonio Conte bursts out laughing over Diego Costa

August 18 2017<p>Antonio Conte laughs uncontrollably when told Diego Costa said he feels "like a criminal" over the fee Chelsea is asking for him.<p>The …

Antonio Conte

Tottenham can’t be lulled into complacency against Chelsea

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the The FA Community Shield final between Chelsea and Arsenal at …

Antonio Conte

Akash Saharan advances to men's trap final round at ISSF Junior Shotgun World Cup

The Indian shot 114 out of 125 at the end of the qualifying round.<p>Akash Saharan on Friday made it to the final round of the men’s trap competition at …

Shooting Sports

Chelsea's conflicting priorities sabotage club's long-term success

There is not a single doubt that Roman Abramovich's reign as owner has seen the fortunes of Chelsea Football Club soar to unknown heights. Every …

Antonio Conte

Chelsea: The Blues can still turn things around but they must act quickly

Last weekend’s defeat to Burnley was surprising in so far as the defending champions went three goals down at home to a side with one of the smallest …

Antonio Conte

Playing to packed-out audiences of local hangers-on some 5,000 miles away

In today’s Fiver: Conte v Costa takes a funny turn, Per Mertesacker gets his groove on and fond memories of Berti Vogts’s time as Scotland manager<p>BLUE MURDER<p>And so to the former footballer turned sit-down comedian Diego Costa, who has been unable to play, train or even communicate with Chelsea this …

Antonio Conte

Flow of migrants to Italy slows, but nobody knows why

<b>London:</b> The main route to Europe is experiencing one of its longest lulls since the migration crisis began in 2014.<p>Just more than 4000 migrants have …

Australian News

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte talks about ‘lucky’ title, asks for time to build

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 21: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea poses with the Premier League Trophy after the Premier League match between Chelsea and …

Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte gives green light for Chelsea to sign Inter Milan winger Antonio Candreva in £25m deal

Antonio Conte has been given the green light to sign Inter Milan midfielder Antonio Candreva.<p>Inter are ready to sell for £25m with the Italy star …

Antonio Conte

Italian Report Claims Newcastle Have Made £12m Move for Former Manchester City Striker

Despite already securing a deal for Joselu earlier in the week, Newcastle are interested in bringing in a new striker and have sent out a delegation …

Soccer