March 7, 2013
ROME-- David Rossi, the communications wizard at troubled Monte dei Paschi plunged to his death from the window of his office at the bank’s medieval headquarters in Siena.
March 5, 2013
ROME -- A fierce fire has destroyed much of the 'City of Science', one of Naples' most important cultural gems, leaving
March 4, 2013
ROME - Wärtsilä signed a €17.5 million contract with Enipower to supply two Wärtsilä natural gas 34SG internal combustion engines to a cogeneration plant.
March 1, 2013
February 28, 2013
VATICAN CITY- Benedict XVI resigned his pontificate and flew out of the Vatican Thursday after pledging to obey his successor to St Peter's Throne.
February 27, 2013
ROME - In the borough of Haringey in North London a building called the Chocolate Factory is home to over 220 artists and providing work for some 500 peopl
February 26, 2013
ROME -- Share values plunged on the Milan stock exchange after a general election left Italy looking ungovernable following a surprise come back by media magnate Silvio Berlusconi.
February 22, 2013
ROME – Italy’s august Foreign Press Association is set to disappear unless it re-discovers its lost sense of solidarity, a candidate for the club presidency says.
February 20, 2013
ROME - It is unwise to learn your part when you are already centre stage… even unwiser to change parts.
ROME - Against the current grain of sponsors leaving and events being cancelled, fans of top-level professional sporting events in the capital have something to be cheerful about this spring, becau
ROME - The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Emil Banca, a small cooperative bank forming part of the nationwide ICCREA network of cooperative ba
February 15, 2013
ROME - 10 Feb was the “Day of Remembrance” (Giorno del ricordo) in which Italy remembers the Italians either killed or forced to leave Yugoslavia at the end of World War II.
ROME - In order not to “host events with political implications”, the director of Rome’s modern art gallery the Maxxi, has cancelled screening a controversial film.
February 14, 2013
ROME - There is a spectre haunting Italy - the spectre of the Beppe Grillo, the Genoese comic turned populist leader of the Five Star Movement (M5S).
February 6, 2013
ROME - Frediano Manzi, founder of an association against racket and usury, set fire to himself outside the headquarters of the Italian national television channels RAI.
January 31, 2013
ROME - While football attendance numbers dwindle, Italian interest in Rugby Union is going from strength to strength.
January 30, 2013
ROME - On Sunday evening the lights on the Colosseum were turned off as part of Rome’s contribution to the Day of Memory.
January 29, 2013
ROME – On Sunday night Brendan Lynch, 26, prop for Rome’s Capitolina and employee at the FAO, was killed in a motorbike accident on the Roman ring road.
Rome – On September 13, 1978, the Corriere della Sera published on page 1 a letter by a 50-year-old man whose love was unreciprocated by a girl much younge
ROME - The Day of Memory is a moment when the world looks back on the Shoah.
January 28, 2013
ROME - “In so many ways Mussolini did well, but instating the racial laws was his worst mistake” declared Silvio Berlusconi on Holocaust Remembrance day.
January 24, 2013
ROME -- The die is cast … at least as for the candidates -- yesterday evening was the deadline for submitting names of candidates.
January 22, 2013
ROME - There is much talk of corruption in Italy and for the last year and more, we have been bombarded with accounts of kickbacks, bribes and embezzlement by civil servants and above all, elected
January 21, 2013
FLORENCE - During a large part of the middle ages, the gold coin of Florence, the Florin, was the major European currency.
October 29, 2012
NEMI --A botched bid by a tomb robber to smuggle a statue from Italy has renewed interest in the long-neglected Temple of Diana on the shores of Lake Nemi
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