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Autore del libro “La mano nera. La vera storia di Joe Petrosino”, da cui è tratto il film che sarà interpretato da Leonardo Di Caprio nei panni del celebre poliziotto, lo scrittore e giornalista americano Stephan Talty ha ritirato ieri a Palermo il premio “Joe Petrosino Sicilia”. A promuovere l’evento l’Assemblea Regionale Siciliana, l’Associazione...

Fiat Chrysler Automobile announced Saturday that CEO Sergio Marchionne's health had suddenly deteriorated following surgery and that its board of directors had chosen Jeep executive Mike Manley to replace him. Marchionne, a 66-year-old Italian-Canadian, joined Fiat in 2004 and led the Turin-based company's merger with bankrupt U.S. carmaker Chrysle...

From the Aeolian Islands in Italy researchers at the depth of about a mile, found a lush coral forest. Located to the North of Sicily, these forests are rich in species previously unknown coral. This finding will be used for creation of the reserve in this area to attract tourists. The scientists examined deep-sea world of a group of about eight It...

The coastline that stretches from Tuscany to the French border, with Genoa at its center, has some of Italy’s most stunning scenery. Southeast of the city is the Riviera di Levante, home to the Cinque Terre, Portofino and Rapallo. To the west, travelers and locals flock to the sandy beaches of the Riviera Ponente. Liguria is a land of contrasts, fr...

Archaeologists have been left at a loss by the discovery of some mysterious ruins in Rome, which could be the remains of one of the city's earliest churches. The find was made at Ponte Milvio, a bridge along the River Tiber in the northern part of the city. And it came about completely by chance while electrical technicians, who were laying cables...

More millennials are spending money on travel experiences over buying things, and research shows these experiences bring more happiness. So what is the best travel experience in the world? It offers fresh pasta, an apron and a stunning view of the Tuscan countryside, according to TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor recently released its Travelers' Choice Awar...

Award-winning Italian singer Laura Pausini will be on Thursday become Goodwill Ambassador of an agency said in a statement on Wednesday, calling her 'a role model both on and off stage'. "Laura's amazing music reaches millions of people around the world, people from all cultures, countries, religions and regions," said Director David Beasley, an ex...

In this episode of “The Italian American Podcast,” which is the second episode of “The Italian American Power Hour,” we discuss going back to Italy as Italian Americans. We talk about traveling to Italy, the Italian culture, how Italy has changed, and whether or not people still speak Italian in Italy (hint: we talk about regional languages). At th...

There is a special sound that speaks of Italy, the same for thousands of years, a sound that becomes one with the country’s landscape, dotted with churches and belfries. Wherever you are, on the mountains or by the sea, the tolling of bells marks the passing of time, and walks hand in hand with people’s daily life. It’s a heavenly ding-dong that fr...

New archeological finds at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, shed new light on its medieval past. Historical sources show that in 880 the complex of St. Paul’s Basilica, where the remains of St. Paul are enshrined, was fortified by a wall by Pope John VIII to defend it from invasions by Saracens. The archaeological site of “Orto dei Monac...

Our peninsula boasts many beaches appreciated for their beauty and for the quality of their waters. The Blue Flag beaches in Italy are also the majority this year. This is testimony to the quality of the water and the naturalistic beauty of our coasts. Italian Traditions will lead you on to the discovery of the five best beaches awarded in 2018 wit...

Three of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest masterpieces, which were until this week housed in separate rooms at the Uffizi Gallery, are now on display together in a room dedicated exclusively to the Renaissance genius. The development is one of several revolutionary changes brought about by the gallery's director, German art historian Eike Schmidt. The...