'Cannibal' cop killer Stefano Brizzi found dead in jail while serving sentence for murdering officer and dissolving ...
The Italian national claimed PC Semple died accidentally during a sex game but was found guilty of murder following a trial at the Old Bailey last year. In December, Brizzi was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 24 years. Brizzi moved ...
Lunardi land in via Maggio
For 50 years Fratelli Lunardi have vaunted knowledge, traditions and values handed down from generation to generation centred around the oven and bakery located in Quarrata (Pistoia). The brothers are set to bring a selection of their delicious ...
Making tracks with Mark Cavendish
Sometimes Quarrata can feel like Springfield in The Simpsons, because you encounter every character imaginable. I'm lucky because I get as much coverage in La Gazzetta dello Sport as most of the Italian riders and I've even got a Quarrata-based fan club.
How Breaking Bad fanatic went from high-flying City worker to crystal meth-addicted 'cannibal' killer
He was the youngest of three siblings born and raised into a strict Catholic family in the small town of Quarrata in Tuscany, Italy, was a regular churchgoer. His father was a civil servant and his mother worked in child health care. He also had an ...
British Cycling to re-establish Italian base as it chases Tokyo 2020 glory
In setting up a base on the continent again, the national team's technical director, Shane Sutton, says he wants to “reinvent” a concept that, through the former academy run by the governing body in Quarrata, Tuscany, helped produce riders such as Mark ...
Mark Cavendish's My London
I have three homes: on the Isle of Man, in Italy and in Essex, but Laxey on the Isle of Man will always be my real home. Where is your house in Italy? Tuscany, 30km from Florence in a small town called Quarrata. Where do you stay when you're in London?
Jonny Bellis: Cycling's miracle man battles back from the brink
Mark Cavendish sits beside a hospital bed and surveys a wreckage: his old mate connected to this world by nothing more than humming machines and tubes and an athlete's innate pluck and courage. A withered husk of a man where Jonny Bellis should be.
Mattress machinery responds to marketplace trends
Quarrata Forniture, a machinery producer in Quarrata, Italy, came to EXPO with Sahara, a machine designed to quickly dry water-based adhesives so that mattresses can be immediately pressed, packed and rolled up for packing. Also new is the .... In ...
Mark Cavendish: king of the road
He spends 200 days a year on tour and is based in a house in Quarrata, Italy, where he trains in the Tuscan mountains. Between .... But soon Cavendish was making regular trips to the mainland to excel in national championships. 'I read books and ...
Project Rainbow, by Rod Ellingworth
The original academy was based in Manchester and then moved on to Quarrata, Italy, where eventually Ellingworth handed over control to Max Sciandri ("we never really got on from a coaching point of view, which in turn made it a little but difficult ...