New documentaries shed fascinating light on the historic Italian community in London

Nicola Gallani's "Arrivederci Clerkenwell" uses archive footage to illustrate the story of London's Little Italy. Patrick Grassi's "Sharp Families" tells the story of family of knife grinders from Dolomites.

New documentaries shed fascinating light on the historic Italian community in London

  A double bill of new short documentaries shed fascinating light on the historic Italian community in London at a special screening organised by CinemaItaliaUK at the Regent Street Cinema last month. The opening titles of Arrivederci Clerkenwell directed by Nicola Gallani use delightful vintage graphics from fifty years ago and she has unearthed a […]

Italian movies shine at the London Film Festival

Dark visions of South Italy, a sophisticated gay coming of age story, and a silent classic made more than 100 years ago.

Italian movies shine at the London Film Festival

  The BFI London Film Festival which finished last weekend boasted a variety of fine new Italian films and others which drew on the riches of Italian history and landscape. Highest profile of these and destined for future glory is Call Me By Your Name, the latest powerful English language ensemble drama by Luca Guadagnino, […]

“Trooping the Colour”, festa grande per la Regina

Domani l'attesa parata con la partecipazione di oltre 1.400 soldati e lo show delle Red Arrows

“Trooping the Colour”, festa grande per la Regina

  A Londra è conto alla rovescia per l’atteso Trooping the Colour, conosciuto anche come “Cerimonia della bandiera”, ricorrenza annuale nata per festeggiare il compleanno della Regina che quest’anno si terrà domani, sabato 17 giugno. Lungo The Mall, lo stradone che collega Buckingham Palace all’Horse Guards passando nel cuore verde di St James’s Park, sfilerà come da prassi una […]

Google shows fire alarms advertising when searching for Grenfell Tower

Google shows fire alarms advertising when searching for Grenfell Tower

Algorithms don’t have a heart and certainly don’t have common sense. Qualities that would have suggested to avoid showing the advertising of a fire alarm company as first result when searching for “Grenfell Tower”. It happened today on Google UK, the place many are visiting in those hours to better understand what is happening. Where […]

EMA relocation: experts suggests Milan is one of the worst options

The rating comes from KPMG, which compared 16 European cities. Paris ranks first, followed by Copenhagen and Stockholm. Milan is 14th.

EMA relocation: experts suggests Milan is one of the worst options

  Milan is not one of the best city to host the new headquarters of EMA, the European Medicines Agency, about to leave London after Brexit. This is the opinion expressed by KPMG, a well known auditing and consulting firm, in a confidential report that Londra Italia had the chance to review. KPMG experts have evaluated 16 European cities […]

Come fare nuove conoscenze e migliorare il proprio inglese a Londra

Abbiamo provato a partecipare allo scambio linguistico più conosciuto di Londra. I language exchanges sorprenderanno anche voi.

Come fare nuove conoscenze e migliorare il proprio inglese a Londra

  Londra, una città di quasi 10 milioni di abitanti che segue un flusso inarrestabile. L’ incredibile varietà di culture, persone e idee è il bello di questa metropoli; spesso, però, tutto sembra ridursi a un fast food delle relazioni sociali, in cui ci si abbuffa, ma senza essere mai del tutto sazi o appagati dalla […]

Thousands of Italians expected to drive to Leicester next week to join the party

A Facebook football fan page with 1.2m followers has organised a mass car exodus from Milano to Leicester. Up to 65,000 are expected to join.

Thousands of Italians expected to drive to Leicester next week to join the party

  Almost every Italian football fan is supporting Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester for the Premiership. But for some of them watching on tv is simply not enough. A popular Italian Facebook page, Calciatori Brutti, (literally “Ugly Players”) is organising a mass car trip from Italy to Leicester for the last home match on May 7, with […]