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British Council

British Council

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organization for cultural relations. In Italy we have offices in Rome, Milan and Naples and we are active in many other cities with our programs and services in the fields of Arts, English, Education and Society. Our activities and programs in Italy are based on mutually beneficial relationships […] Read More

Language Matters

Language Matters

A month or so ago, I found myself wandering the streets of an unfamiliar town in northern Italy as I checked Google Maps on my phone for a specific address. As I rounded the corner in proximity to my destination, a sign caught my eye that made me stop in my tracks. I saw the […] Read More

Achieving a Successful Checkout in Italy!

Achieving a Successful Checkout in Italy!

The last thing in Italy that you want is dilapidations! The judicial system moves at a glacial pace and it is normal for lawsuits to be settled after many, many years. Given this state of affairs, it behooves everyone to stay clear of a legal route and to aim for a hassle-free departure. How do […] Read More

Christmas Cake: An English Tradition

Christmas Cake: An English Tradition

Christmas cake is an English tradition that began as plum porridge. People ate the porridge on Christmas Eve, using it to line their stomachs after a day of fasting. Soon dried fruit, spices and honey were added to the porridge mixture, and eventually it turned into Christmas pudding. In the 16th century, oatmeal was removed […] Read More

Welcome to HMA Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino

Welcome to HMA Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino

Official Video by HMA Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino as of July 25, 2016. 25/07/2016 _ Source: UKinItaly Jill Morris prende servizio oggi a Roma in veste di Ambasciatore britannico in Italia e San Marino. Jill Morris è la prima donna a ricoprire questo ruolo per il Regno Unito. Esperta di […] Read More

Kristin Engvig, founder of WIN speaks on Gender Diversity

Kristin Engvig, founder of WIN speaks on Gender Diversity

Decades ago courageous women in various parts of the world broke the silence and started a fight against a social norm that prevented women from having access to professions and right that were prerogative of men. In those years, the fight was for greater gender equality. Today this slogan has been replaced by gender parity or […] Read More

A chat with Clive Malcolm Griffiths

A chat with Clive Malcolm Griffiths

Clive Malcolm Griffiths has worn many hats along his road through life, but he is perhaps best known with his bowler hat on explaining lyrics of today’s top pop hits in Italian schools. He moved to Italy following, as he calls it, “one of my great passions: ice cream.” Since then he founded Videomusic in 1984 […] Read More

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