PATRICK T. BROWNE

 

TURIN - A new collection at Turin's Egyptian Museum will be opened to the public Wednesday. The museum houses the largest and most important collection of Egyptian artefacts in the world outside Cairo.

 

31 Mar 2015
DOMINIC THURLOW-WOOD

 

Rome - England face Italy in Turin this evening, coming off the back of seven straight wins since their untimely exit from last year’s World Cup. The contest between these two footballing giants will be the first since the Azzurri inflicted a crushing blow to England’s chances in Brazil, with a 2-1 victory in the opening match of the group stage.

31 Mar 2015
Hannah Cairns

ROME - The show is fearless in its delivery and definitely worth seeing, despite occasional problems in its pace.

31 Mar 2015
INSIDER NEWSDESK

Rome - Unions representing striking employees at the FAO, announced on Friday that they had re-opened negotiations with senior management. Discussions to address employees’ grievances will be held over the coming months.

 As negotiations restarted on Friday morning, employees who had been on strike since Monday, returned to work at the troubled UN agency. The UGSS union representing general service staff had extended their strike into Thursday with many professional staff backed by AP in FAO, joining their colleagues in protest at “autocratic” management.

30 Mar 2015
DOMINIC THURLOW-WOOD

Rome - After a hiatus lasting almost two years, the world of Formula 1 once again reverberated to the sound of a Ferrari taking the chequered flag on Sunday. In only his second race for the Italian giant, Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes duo, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

30 Mar 2015
LORENZO SORBINI

ROME - The Italian pavilion for the 56th International Exhibition of Art at the Venice Biennale, the ‘Codice Italia,’ directed by Okwui Enwezor was presented at an exclusive event in Rome on Thursday.

 The special pavilion was unveiled by Minister Dario Franceschini, Paolo Baratta, the President of the Venice Biennale, the Director-General and DGAAP Commissioner of the Italian Pavilion- Federica Galloni and the curator of the Pavilion Vincenzo Trione.

27 Mar 2015
Insider reporters

ROME – A senior executive in FAO corporate communications boasted that female colleagues he seduced were “obsessed” with him and “devastated” when he dropped them, FAO sources said.

29 Sep 2014
INSIDER NEWSDESK

 

Rome – Every year during Holy Week, the Community of Sant’Egidio remembers the many Christians around the world who are constantly subjected to persecution, discrimination and the deprivation of religious liberty.

 This year, a special service at the Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere, presided over by the Head of Foreign Affairs for the Vatican, Paul Richard Gallagher, is being held Tuesday in  honour of those who have given their lives bearing witness for the Gospel in recent years.

31 Mar 2015
ROBERTO SAVIO

 

ROME, Mar 2015 - The United Kingdom has been accused of “sleepwalking” into the Ukraine crisis – and the accusation comes from no less than the House of Lords, which isn't usually considered a place of critical analysis.

31 Mar 2015