NEWS FROM : ITALY  

by Vincenzo Chierchia   Italian gelato once again serves as a role model in the world. Yesterday came the official announcement: the multinational group Unilever has chosen to invest in a company that in the past years has emerged for quality, innovation and strategy. Yes, it's Grom, an Italian gelato maker that has risen to success tha...

Here, Roman historian and archaeologist Dr Joanne Berry shares eight lesser-known Pompeii facts...   1) Pompeii is not frozen in time, nor is it a perfect time-capsule The eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 caused vast damage – fires were started, rooftops were swept away, columns collapsed. Most of the inhabitants of the town escaped into t...

The remains of Saint Pio - known as Padre Pio of Pietrelcina - were taken from the church in San Giovanni Rotondo, Apulia, and started their journey to Rome. Pope Francis wanted the remains to be moved to Rome as part of the extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. The remains are set to arrive at the Capuchin church of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls later...

di Giancarlo Donadio   Amazon fa compre in Italia e acquista un'azienda di Asti, specializzata in soluzioni cloud. Nice, questo il suo nome, non è una startup.   Fondata nel 1996 da Giuseppe Ugolotti, ingegnere informatico 70enne, ha una lista clienti da far invidia ai giganti del tech: Airbus, Audi, Bridgestone, Ferrari, Fiat, fino a...

In the next two years, Made in Italy exports could increase by more than €10 billion for mechanical engineering, and by €7.4 billion for food, just moving the exports flow towards the ten most dynamic countries, without any further investment on product or process but just through the alignment of the foreign portfolio, according to a study. "And...

It's that time again. I'm going back to Italy, back to Siena, where I spent six weeks last year at a language school. I plan on continuing my intensive studies there but my first item of business is experiencing the Palio. This became a bucket list item last December.   The Palio is the city's historic, traditional, crazy, wild horse race....

Scoperta una parte di Ostia Antica fino ad oggi 'segreta', più grande di Pompei. Recenti indagini archeologiche svelano infatti che l'area era molto più vasta di quanto ritenuto. La Soprintendenza archeologica di Roma parla di "risultati eccezionali: nel I secolo a.C, il Tevere non chiudeva la città a nord, ma la divideva in due parti".   To...

E' il "trend" del momento: sponsorizzare la salvaguardia del patrimonio artistico dell'Italia. Ancora di più quello della Città Eterna, dove ogni elemento o scorcio è di per sé un capolavoro di inestimabile valore estetico e storico.   Lo sa bene American Express che da tempo si pone in prima linea con attività che favoriscono il restauro di...

George Clooney is a longtime fan of Giorgio Armani, so it makes sense that the designer outfits him for his upcoming nuptials. According to sources, an entire team from the designer's Milan office reportedly flew up to Clooney's Lake Como, Italy home recently to fit him and his male attendants for his September wedding to human rights lawyer Amal A...

Italy has retained the top spot for the fourth year in a row thanks to its diverse landscape, abundance of history and culture, and good food. Italy was followed by the USA, for its "friendly people", and Australia.   Readers of the luxury travel website also put Sicily in third place as the world's best island, just behind the Maldives...

On a day of sorrow -- the funeral of Michele Ferrero, founder of the company that makes Nutella, was Wednesday -- it is worth taking a sympathetic look at the industrial profile (and the strategic prospects) of one of the largest and best- functioning companies in Italy.   According to the financial statements examined by R&S Mediobanca,...

  Sono 20 milioni i visitatori attesi ad Expo Milano 2015, di cui 6 milioni dall’estero. È partita, dunque, la positiva competizione dei territori italiani per attrarre turisti e promuovere le proprie bellezze. L’Emilia-Romagna per farsi vedere nel mondo utilizzerà anche il cinema.   Nell’ambito del festival Visioni Italiane, vuole off...