Stories tagged: Italy
Thu., July 4, 2019, 12:29 p.m.
A pair of hikers found themselves trapped by flames after a volcano erupted on the Sicilian island of Stromboli and thought they had escaped to safety but only one of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Italy and the Netherlands are hot about the heat. Contesting the only Women’s World Cup quarterfinal being played in the afternoon means playing in some of the harshest temperatures of …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 2:19 p.m.
Marta set a record for men and women with her 17th career World Cup goal in Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Italy that advanced the Selecao to the knockout rounds for …
Tue., June 18, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 11 a.m.
Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica. It was Italy’s second hat trick …
Fri., June 14, 2019
Amanda Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 8 p.m.
The mayor of Rome ushered in a permanent get-tough approach on boorish behavior by tourists and the Romans who exploit them.
Sun., June 2, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
Italian officials say a cruise ship has slammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal, injuring five people, including an American.
Wed., May 8, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
The presidents of France and Italy laid a wreath Thursday on the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, who died in the French town of Amboise exactly 500 years ago.
Tue., April 16, 2019, 3:21 p.m.
Italian bank UniCredit will pay $1.3 billionto settle charges by the U.S. government that it violated sanctions against Iran and other countries.
Mon., April 15, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
At least 146 people have been killed since a Libyan military commander launched an offensive on the capital earlier this month, the U.N. said Monday, as Italy called for an …
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
The first palace built by Rome’s most notorious emperor, Nero, has reopened to the public after an extensive renovation.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Interior ministers from the Group of Seven advanced economies pledged Friday to jointly tackle world’s top security challenges, including fighting migrant trafficking.
Sun., March 24, 2019
Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing’s “Belt and Road” initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking …
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 4:17 p.m.
A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages’ lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri …
Sat., March 2, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Tens of thousands of people have marched in Italy’s financial capital against policies by the populist government that they say promote racism.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
Europe’s human rights court on Thursday ordered Italy to pay Amanda Knox financial damages for police failure to provide legal assistance and an independent interpreter during a long night of …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
Spain’s Foreign Ministry says it has given permission to an aid boat carrying 311 rescued migrants to set course for Spain after Italy and other Mediterranean countries did not answer …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
FLORENCE, Italy – It was here in 1614 that Tommaso Caccini preached a sermon in the church of Santa Maria Novella denouncing Galileo and other scientists who held the heretical …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 2:29 p.m.
Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who had brought her daughter to the …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Wearing colorful disposable boots, tourists enjoyed outdoor cafes Thursday in St. Mark’s Square in Venice as waters receded from an exceptional high tide.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
In a region celebrated for the prosecco and pinot grigio it ships around the world, Italy’s particularly sensitive white wine grapes have become a telltale of even gradual temperature increases …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
An Italian-flagged rescue ship set sail Thursday for the deadly migrant smuggling route in the central Mediterranean Sea, challenging moves by Italy’s populist government to shut down such humanitarian operations.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
The mayor of a small town in southern Italy that became a model for immigrant integration was placed under house arrest Tuesday for allegedly aiding illegal immigration, a move that …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
The new U.N. human rights chief on Monday announced plans to send teams to Italy and Austria to examine migrants’ treatment, drawing a quick retort from Vienna.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A 1983 trip to Italy gave rise to Schultz’s vision for Starbucks as a purveyor not just of coffee beans and equipment, as it was when he joined the company, …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:57 a.m.
Many of the 150 migrants stranded aboard a coast guard ship for a ninth day began a hunger strike Friday out of frustration that Italy won’t let them disembark in …