If you just moved to Milano and are still learning Italian, it can be hard to find out what’s going on in the news. Actually, a wealth of sources are available for non-natives living in Milano and Italy, if you know where to look. The following is an overview of what’s online for English-speakers looking to brush up on the latest.

Students looking at a tabletThese either focus exclusively on Milano or are from newspapers published in the city:

  • Hello Milano – a monthly publication and website for the ex-pat Anglo-Saxon community in Milano that has events and practical advice about living in the city
  • Easy Milano – a bi-monthly publication with mostly advertisements about a range of subject
  • Corriere della Sera – the most widely-distributed newspaper in Italy translates some of their news stories in English
  • Il Sole 24 Ore – the Italian finance and business newspaper has an English-language magazine aimed at local businessmen learning English, which also contains some interesting news tidbits

Here are websites about Italian news:

  • ANSA – the leading Italian news agency has a good selection of news in English
  • Guardian – the British newspaper’s section all about Italian issues
  • The Local – news written by expats livings in Italy
  • Life in Italy – the latest news stories that deal with Italy
  • Italy Magazine – some interesting and fun news stories along with tourism information

Finally, these are a few publications with a European viewpoint. Each has an online website and is also available at many Milanese newsstands:

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