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1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News
Hit boy band One Direction is to release a concert film to be screened in cinemas around the world, the group said on Tuesday.
5 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas
Kanye West used his wedding speech to compare the troubles facing modern celebrities to the injustices suffered by African-Americans during the fight for civil rights in the U.S. The rapper married reality TV star Kim Kardashian in Florence, Italy in May and he has now revealed he turned his wedding toast into an impassioned plea for the rights of ... (more)
9 hrs ago | New Scientist
Save those food scraps - they could be your next grocery bag. A new way of turning vegetable waste directly into bioplastics could make such materials even more environmentally friendly.
13 hrs ago | Anna.aero
The stars have come out to defend Venice from the threat of hulking cruise ships that glide perilously close to the city's historic center, lending a celebrity twist to a long-running controversy.
There are many stories regarding the arrival of rice in Italy. However, it has been commonly accepted that it was first introduced by Arab traders who travelled through Sicily en route to Spain during the Middle Ages.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family's eight-day vacation in Italy will include stops in Rome, Naples, Capri and Venice, as well as towns where his maternal grandmother lived and his grandfather was born.
When local gelato maker Matt Lee placed in the top three during the North American leg of the Gelato World Tour held in Austin in April , he earned the opportunity to compete in the finals in Rimini, Italy Sep. 5-7.
Italian police arrested five men on Tuesday on suspicion of murdering and throwing overboard dozens of migrants crossing from Libya.
The Italian parliament voted on Tuesday to lift immunity from arrest for one of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's oldest associates, implicated in a massive bribery scandal linked to a flood barrier project in Venice.
The couple has now taken it up a notch by reportedly dropping $500,000 on a body double for their 13-month-old baby daughter North West who they affectionately call Nori.
The singer-slash-actress was in Ischia, Italy, this past weekend for the Ischia Global Film and Music Fest.
If you can't get tickets to One Direction 's Where We Are tour, which hits North America next month, don't worry: you can see it in your local theater if you're willing to wait a few months.
Throughout his career, Gustavo Denegri has been defined by his flexibility. A chemist by academic formation, the Torino-based entrepreneur rose through the ranks to become president of Piaggio, a vehicle manufacturer that owns the iconic Vespa scooter brand.
A 44-year-old Italian and his pregnant 34-year-old Italian spouse traveling with their four children from Patra in the Peloponnese to Ancona, Italy, were arrested upon arrival at the Italian port after police discovered 70 kilos of heroin hidden in their trailer.
BSkyB's plan to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as 10 billion euros is a bold bet on long-term growth at the expense of short-term profit, but the pioneering British media firm has pulled off such gambles before.
Nineteen people died trying to reach Italy on a boat packed with hundreds of migrants, probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from its engines, said the Italian Navy on Saturday, which has rescued more than 4,000 migrants in the last three days.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 07:27 pm
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