Category Archives: italo-british

Panettone’s on the table..

Just to wish any regular or indeed any passing readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy 2013. I haven’t been blogging here of late as a lot of (other) stuff has been happening in my life (re-starting a university … Continue reading

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Cameron’s cappuccino a lesson for tourists in Italy

I don’t often give personal comment on news or incidents happening in Italy, preferring to give objective accounts of various news items or current affairs in Italy I feel others may be interested in. However the recent ‘Cameron cappuccino’ incident which … Continue reading

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Blair interview boosts morale..for some.

An interview with former British Prime Minster Tony Blair on live TV on Sunday evening gave vital share points to the RaiTre channel..and to Silvio Berlusconi’s faltering reputation. Speaking about his book A Journey (translated into Italian as Un Viaggio, … Continue reading

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D&G at CFC

Italian fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana (pictured right) have announced the signing of a three-year partnership with London’s Chelsea Football Club. In addition to providing the formal club suits, the Milanese fashion house will also create the “Dolce&Gabbana Lounge” in … Continue reading

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Space agreement in Farnborough

UK Minister of State for Universities & Science David Willetts met with the Honorable , Italian Minister for Education, Universities & Research Mariastella Gelmini at the Farnborough Air Show last week to discuss future developments and agreements in research into … Continue reading

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Lamborghini – any colour but green

The Italian sports car manufacturer Lamborghini is the subject of the latest ‘Greenwash‘ feature in The Guardian on-line. Fred Pearce’s regular colum which exposes false environmental claims, gives details of the company’s “green pledge” “to cut 35% from the carbon … Continue reading

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