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16-Mar-11 14:08. By Rosaria Squeglia | Comments (1)

Little Italians' Football Tournament

Introduced for the first time in 2010, the "Coppa Console Generale" (General Consul's Cup) is a sports event for Italian kids from 9 to 13 living in the UK


16-Mar-11 13:50. By Rosaria Sgueglia | Comments (0)

Stunning Rugby Victory

We can't say that we haven't had our share of problems with France. First they “stole” our precious Mona Lisa then Zidane head-butted Matterazzi during the 2006 World Cup. Last Saturday Italy finally took its revenge; a revenge which took place at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome during the Six Nations. After 14 years Italy defeated France on the fourth day of the Six Nations. 14 years have indeed gone by since Italy defeated the French rugby team in Grenoble; it was 22th of March 1997 and Italians won for 40-32. The two nations were fighting for the European Cup.


23-Jan-11 15:02. By | Comments (14)

Giuseppe Mazzini - Italian Immigration and the first Italian School in London’

A Talk by Prof Michele Finelli from the University of Pisa Thursday 3rd February 2011 Italian Cultural Institute 39 Belgrave Square London SW1X 8NX 7.00 – 8.30 pm


13-Oct-10 17:22. By Lisa Solcati | Comments (9)

Clerkenwell to Bardi by bike raises £10k for Charity

12 days, 1400 km and 3 mountain passes as father and son cycle from London to Bardi and in the process raise over £10,000 for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Inspired by a great grandfather who, in 1895, walked the whole journey in the opposite direction Lisa Solcati writes about the tremendous achievements of her husband and their son


23-Sep-10 10:04. By | Comments (0)

New Procedures for Applying for or renewing Italian Passports

Are you an Italian Passport Holder? New rules and procedures apply from 29th May 2010 for all new applications or renewals from people in the UK.


01-Sep-10 15:15. By editor | Comments (2)

La Scuola Italiana a Londra opened 9th September

A new Independent Italian School opened on 9th September 2010. Located in Holland Park...


23-Jul-10 17:52. By Marco Fiori | Comments (0)

Villa Scalabrini 2010

Scampagnata raises over £16,000 to help provide support for this very important community facility Backhill catches up with Marco Fiori, Chairman of the Friends of Villa Scalabrini.


12-Jul-10 15:26. By Editor | Comments (0)

Italian Community raises close to £1m for Childrens’ Charity

Almost £1m has been raised through the incredible generosity of the Italian Community and their friends over the past 17 years for Childline (now incorporated into the NSPCC).


12-Jul-10 15:24. By Simmi Ciccone | Comments (0)

Games strike gold with Gino

Gino D’Acampo, celebrity chef, was a surprise guest speaker at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Olimpiadi della Gioventò Italiana Mini-olympics for the UK’s Anglo-Italian community at Copthall Stadium, Barnet. (Insert link to video clips).


12-Jul-10 14:51. By Editor | Comments (406)

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