Bologna

How mortadella went from cold cut to hot item

By the standards of Bologna, Simona Scapin is a mortadella upstart. That's not only because she's young and the sole local producer of certified organic mortadella. Nor is it just because her family has been making mortadella for a mere four decades in the city where the recipe was ordained by papal authority in 1661.

President Erdo?an's son denies 'fleeing' claims, says he's only in Italy for PhD thesis

President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an?s son, whose name was embroiled in Turkey?s huge corruption probe in late 2013, has denied reports that he has ?fled Turkey,? saying he has only moved to Italy only to complete his doctoral studies in Bologna. 

A series of lapses continues: Vice-President of the Assembly called Italian president "Mr. Mortadella"

A series of lapses continues: Vice-President of the Assembly called Italian president "Mr. Mortadella"

Igor Becic, Vice-President of the Serbian parliament called Italian president "Mortadela" instead of Matarella, and when he tried to correct himself, he failed again.