On a moonlit night off Italy's coast, fishermen are hauling in the usual catch: cuttlefish, red mullet and plastic waste. But this time, they won't throw the rubbish back. The trash instead is being collected, analysed and, where possible, recycled in an initially month-long experiment to try to provide a blueprint for cleaning up the sea. "A lot o...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta nella ripartizione Nord e Centro America, ha preso parte ieri alla 5a Edizione del Premio Marchigiano dell’Anno nel Mondo, affiancato dalla 34a Edizione del Premio Marchigiano dell’Anno. La cerimonia di premiazione, curata dal CeSMa – Centro Studi Marche “G. Giunchi”, si è svolta presso il Senato della R...

THE STONE PIAZZA in Urbisaglia, in the Marche region of central Italy, is like many in the country’s medieval villages. School kids play soccer under the shadow of a 16th-century tower, their abandoned book bags strewn on the church steps. Two older men sit on a bench and talk politics. A woman crosses the piazza, heading home with groceries in-han...

The Marche city of Recanati is gearing up to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Giacomo Leopardi's most famous poem L'Infinito (The Infinite) in 2019. To celebrate one of Italy's most well-known and beloved poems, one of the poet's descendants, Countess Olimpia Leopardi, has organized, together with Education Minister Marco Bussetti, a flash mob of...

Renowned family-owned Italian salumi purveyor Fratelli Beretta is pleased to introduce Prosciutto di Carpegna DOP to the Los Angeles market for the first time in brand history. Following its New York launch in late 2018, Prosciutto di Carpegna is now featured on menus at prominent Los Angeles restaurants as well as available for purchase in limited...

An Italian prosecutor is pressing a claim to an 11th-century missal in the collection of the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, contending that the object was stolen in 1925 from a parish church in the town of Apiro in Italy’s Marche region. The Morgan says it acquired the missal, known as a sacramentary, in 1984 as part of a gift of precious man...

There’s a greater sense of ‘going native’ on holiday when you take the decision to travel like a local, not to hire a car or join a package holiday, but to let the train take the strain. Of course, it all looks straightforward, but occasionally things can go wrong – and even if the challenge is quite fun, a few tips can save confusion and frustrati...

Esportare il modello virtuoso della Lega del filo d’oro, far arrivare oltreoceano l’esperienza di oltre 50 anni nella cura e nell’assistenza delle persone sordocieche e delle loro famiglie, promuovere la ricerca scientifica in area riabilitativa e sociale e allargare le possibilità di raccolta fondi per proseguire i lavori di costruzione del second...

As have many peoples and cultures around the world, Italy and Italians have exhibited an infinite passion for music for centuries. Italian music in particular boasts a reputation that is tightly bound to the names of important individuals, from singers to orchestra conductors and composers. In reality, the renown of music from the Bel Paese could n...

There is no doubt that religious festivals represent a large part of the traditional Italian heritage. An expression of faith, of course, but also events with a strong social significance and bond of belonging to the community, especially in the South: Leonardo Sciascia, in "Corda Pazza" (Mad rope), about religious festivals wrote that in Sicily th...