Berlusconi

A cautionary tale about how democracy can subvert itself: Bunga Bunga reviewed

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Italy has long captivated romantics from rainy, dreary, orderly northern Europe. Goethe, Stendhal, Keats and Shelley all flocked to Italy…

Italy’s in terminal decline, and no one has the guts to stop it

25 October 2014 9:00 am

Italy is in terminal decline

Alexander Chancellor: What Pope Francis and Silvio Berlusconi have in common

23 November 2013 9:00 am

It’s filthy wet weather in Tuscany, so I’m lying on my bed in the afternoon reading through the Italian newspapers.…

Letters: MPs’ salaries, Ruby the Heartstealer, and how to avoid washing up

13 July 2013 9:00 am

Tax breaks for families Sir: Hugo Rifkind is wrong to imply (6 July) that the current income tax system is indifferent…