NEWS FROM : ITALY  

by Silva Donati   You can't leave Rome without visiting one of its most incredible art galleries: Galleria Borghese. Located in the northeast corner of the beautiful Villa Borghese park, its collections are housed in a magnificent 17th-century villa, built as a villa suburbana, or 'party villa', and include antiquities, Renaissance and the b...

by Andrew and Suzanne Edwards   It would no doubt be interesting if one could put an entire region or country on the couch, in psychiatric terms, in order to examine its neuroses and foibles, to highlight where it might be going right or wrong. In the perpetually dysfunctional world in which we all seem to live, the results would be enligh...

by Claudia Astarita   One of the most famous modern art masterpieces from Italy is the "Vuccirìa di Palermo", which was painted by Renato Guttuso in 1974. The Vuccirìa is the most popular historic market of Palermo and maintains most of its original features.   A visit there fully immerses you in the spirit of the city and is a not-to...

Lamborghini revealed this week at the Geneva Motor Show a special edition of their Huracán LP 610-4 supercar called the Huracán Avio, or "aviation."   The new edition, of which only 250 will be produced, was revealed alongside the simply outrageous Lamborghini Centenario. While the car's 4.2-liter, 610-horsepower V10 and driving dynamic...

Il tema del riacquisto della cittadinanza è "meritevole di tutta l'attenzione del caso" ma "necessita di una valutazione su alcuni profili problematici". Così il Ministro dell'Interno Angelino Alfano che oggi pomeriggio nell'Aula di Montecitorio ha risposto alla interrogazione a risposta immediata presentata dalla deputata Fucsia Nissoli (Ds-Cd)....

To promote collaboration on some of the biggest challenges facing agriculture today, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is partnering with the University of Padova in Italy for a groundbreaking dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture.   On May 3, administrators and faculty from the Un...

Italy is by far the leader in Europe for EU quality foods protection labels, according to the latest figures from Confartigianato, the association of Italian artisans and small business owners.   As of March 2016 Italy had 283 food products that have won one of the three prestigious food laurels: Protected Denomination of Origin (PDO), Prote...

Di Geremia Mancini Peter "Pete" Santoro nacque a Norwood, in Massachusetts, il 23 gennaio del 1917 da Pasquale e Carmela Ottaviani. Il padre era nato in campagna vicino a Popoli, in provincia di Pescara, mentre la madre era nata a Pescara da una famiglia di pescatori. Pasquale Santoro giunse negli Stati Uniti nel 1909 e trovò lavoro nella ferrovi...

by Samuel Petrequin The jubilant scenes were reminiscent of Italy's triumph at the 2006 World Cup after the final whistle in Lyon on Monday night. Ten years after its last World Cup success, the Squadra Azzurra had just beaten Belgium 2-0 in its first match at the European Championship. And there was plenty to celebrate for an aging team that...

Giove non è mai stato più vicino di così. Grazie alla sonda Juno, lanciata il 5 agosto 2011, il pianeta gigante potrebbe rivelare novità importanti sulla sua formazione e sull'universo in generale. La missione, che ha un cuore italiano, mira a rispondere a quelle domande che ancora risultano poco chiare alla comunità scientifica. Una fra tutte, per...

America's favorite Italophile reveals his go-tos for everything from killer tortellini to stellar gelato. (You're welcome!) Bologna: I lived in and around Emilia-Romagna's capital for three years and saw its markets groan with every single good thing in season. Where to Eat: Ristorante Diana. Lunch here is one of the greatest experience...

'We need to work on your stomach. A stomach needs investment, it needs work. You really need to be eating a lot' The sexiest words any man has ever said to me.   They came from the mouth of the man sitting next to me at a small, family-run Osteria in Matera, in response to the rather fabulous paunch I was now sporting (the sort which co...