About 500 people have gathered outside Bedford's Italian Consulate to protest against its planned closure.
The Italian community in Bedford has turned the town red, white and green after their triumph over Germany. They're now ready for the final
Italian football fans have been attacked in Bedford following the team knocking England out of Euro 2012
Our region's Italian community was left sorely disappointed after last night's Euro 2012 final.
Around 500 gathered at Club Italia in Bedford, only to watch their team concede four goals to Spain.
Bedford has one of the highest concentrations of Italians in the UK.
The St George's Cross is long gone following England's defeat in Euro 2012 but there are still some flags flying in our region.
The Italian community in Bedford has turned the town red, white and green after their triumph over Germany. They're now gearing up for this weekend's final v Spain
Bedfordshire police say a number of arrests have been made after Italian football fans were attacked in Bedford last night, after their team knocked England out of Euro 2012 on penalties.
Bedford has one of the largest concentrations of Italians in the UK - and many were out to see their team reach the semi-finals. Police say several cars were attacked.