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Similarly to the desert, the Italian city's grand palazzos and opulent architecture provide a photogenic setting for temporary artworks and installations created by designers and brands. This year's Coachella takes place 13-15 and 20-22 April 2018, while Milan design week runs in between - from 17-22 ...
ROME, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Italian cities packed with artistic and historical treasures were a magnet for culture-loving tourists in 2017, according to a report published Wednesday by the Florence-based Center for Tourism Studies (CST). Last year, cities rich in art and monuments attracted 43.8 ... cultural

The festival, based in the Italian city of Udine, marks its milestone anniversary with a program of 81 films, including a restored classic from Johnnie To and a Brigitte Lin retrospective. A combination of old favorites and new commercial hits dominate the lineup at the 20th Far East Film Festival held in ... Steel
In thousands of Italian villages, unpaved streets run empty and centuries-old villas are left to decay, abandoned by their inhabitants as urbanisation sweeps the country. Many southern towns have minimal hope of drawing tourists visiting Rome, Florence or Milan, and acutely feel the strain of years ...
GUBBIO, Italy - "Abbandonato." The subtle marking on a makeshift map gave me a bit of hope a few years ago when I walked out of Sansepolcro, up to Montecasale, then down the edges of the Apennine Mountains on pilgrimage to Assisi, the home of the "hippie" monk, Saint Francis. The poorly ...
VENICE is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in the world - but residents are leaving Venice in their droves with just one resident living there permanently per 140 tourists. The city has plans to rid itself of huge tourist cruise ships by 2021, but a leading expert on Venice says that even more ...

An unveiling ceremony of a memorial honoring soldiers of all nations who died during the World War II was canceled after public opposition. Critics said the monument would commemorate both Allied and Nazi paratroopers. An association of hotel owners from the town of Cassino was poised to unveil ... soldiers
Kilkenny signs historic twinning agreement with Italian city. It's thought to be the first twinning between an Irish and and Italian city. KCLR96FM News & Sport 3 weeks ago. Less than a minute. The signing of an agreement at the Tholsel between the Mayor of Kilkenny and Mayor of Formiginie (PIC CREDIT ...
More than 20,000 people were evacuated in the Italian town of Fano on the Adriatic coast after an unexploded World War II missile was discovered during a construction project, Radio Television News reported. Authorities evacuated people from all residential homes and public buildings, as well as ...
ROME (Sputnik) - Over 10,000 people took part in an anti-racist demonstration in the Italian city of Florence in memory of murdered Senegalese national, local media reported. On Monday, Italian local citizen shot dead 54-year-old Idy Diene, a Senegalese street vendor, who had lived in Italy for 20 years.
In early February, a one-time candidate for the League draped with the Italian flag went on a shooting rampage in the central Italian city of Macerata, wounding at least six African immigrants. On Monday, an Italian man also shot dead a Senegalese street vendor selling leather bags and umbrellas on a ...
Thousands of fans gathered in the Italian city of Florence on Thursday as teammates, politicians and representatives from Italian football attended the funeral of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori. Astori, 31, died of cardiac arrest in his sleep in a hotel room in the northern Italian city of Udine on Sunday, ahead ...
Napoli's Dries Mertens is not just a star on the pitch, as he proved with a generous - not to mention delicious - gesture for the homeless population of Naples. The Belgium international has been one of the stand-out players of the Partenopei's quest for the Serie A title this season. He has contributed 16 ...
Napoli's Dries Mertens is not just a star on the pitch, as he proved with a generous - not to mention delicious - gesture for the homeless population of Naples. The Belgium international has been one of the stand-out players of the Partenopei's quest for the Serie A title this season. He has contributed 16 ...
Brainstorming what to put on your travel bucket list this year? Better book a trip to Rome. TripAdvisor has revealed its most popular attractions, tours, activities and other experiences for global travelers, ranking them based on bookings through the site in 2017 for products under $150 per person. Attractions ...
THREE police officers have been injured after clashes with anti-fascist protesters in the northwestern Italian city of Turin as tensions mount ahead of the country's general election, judicial sources said today. The protesters were demonstrating against a meeting of the far-right CasaPound movement in the ...
Paramedics, background center, attend a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Italian police arrested a lone gunman in a series of drive-by shootings targeting foreigners Saturday morning that paralyzed a small central Italian city still reeling from the gruesome ...

Ollolai is the latest Italian city to turn historic property into 1-euro homes. Lazio, Tuscany, Abruzzo, Piedmont, Sicily, and Nulvi are already in the mix. It's a tactic used even in the U.S., where homes have sold for around the $1 mark. According to the United States Census Bureau, the average American home ...
THREE police officers have been injured after clashes with anti-fascist protesters in the northwestern Italian city of Turin as tensions mount ahead of the country's general election, judicial sources said today. The protesters were demonstrating against a meeting of the far-right CasaPound movement in the ...
2. “The EU and our leaders are schizophrenic”: Part III of interview with Alexandre Del Valle on illegal migrants. Part 1 can be seen HERE. 3. Police and ANTIFA fight in Pisa, Italy. 4. Italian Town 'Taken Over' By Nigerian Migrant Gangs. The largely abandoned former seaside resort town of Castel Volturno ...
The Italian city is magical in any season, yet this ancient carnival continues to draw millions of tourists every winter to admire the gondolas of the Grand ... He says that net yields of 5 per cent are the norm, a figure confirmed in Savills's 2017 Spotlight: Italy report, in which Venice tops the list of Italian cities for ...
“I've not been in Italy long,” says 29-year-old Jennifer Otioto from her hospital room. “I left Nigeria and I found myself here.” On the morning of 3 February, Otioto was waiting at a bus stop in the town of Macerata. A 28-year-old Italian man, Luca Traini, drove towards her in his Alfa Romeo and shot her. Otioto ...
Huawei has announced the successful completion of commercial trials on the Rome to Florence stretch of the 200G Elastic OTN backbone network it's building in partnership with Italian operator Open Fiber. The company revealed that the network, dubbed 'Zion', will eventually cover 270 cities throughout ...
Paramedics, background center, attend a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Italian police arrested a lone gunman in a series of drive-by shootings targeting foreigners Saturday morning that paralyzed a small central Italian city still reeling from the gruesome ...
Update 3pm: A suspect has been arrested following drive-by shootings in the central Italian city of Macerata, officials confirmed. Six people were wounded, one seriously, in shootings in the central Italian city of Macerata, the mayor has confirmed. The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Luca Traini, ...
Italian Paramedics a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect's ...
A picture showing a man identified by the Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary police, as Luca Traini, who is accused of having shot with a firearm to several people in Macerata, Italy, Feb. 3, 2018. A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding a number of ...
An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager's gruesome killing. Police photos showed the ...
Paramedics, background center, attend a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy, Saturday. Italian police arrested a lone gunman in a series of drive-by shootings targeting foreigners Saturday morning that paralyzed a small central Italian city still reeling from the gruesome murder of a ...
A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said. The suspect's motive wasn't immediately clear, but the city of Macerata is still reeling from the gruesome killing of a young ...
9:10 p.m.. Italy's interior minister says the suspected gunman in the drive-by shootings of six African immigrants was immersed in "racial hatred" and had an extreme-right background with both neo-Nazi and neo-Fascist ties. Interior Minister Marco Minniti told reporters in the central Italian city of Macerata ...
2 injured after man opens fire in Italian city of Macerata: Reports. Media reports said the shots were fired from a car that was driving around the city. By: Reuters | Rome | Updated: February 3, 2018 5:09 pm. 0. Shares. Share. Next. A man opened fire on passersby in the central Italian town of Macerata on ...
9:10 p.m.. Italy's interior minister says the suspected gunman in the drive-by shootings of six African immigrants was immersed in "racial hatred" and had an extreme-right background with both neo-Nazi and neo-Fascist ties. Interior Minister Marco Minniti told reporters in the central Italian city of Macerata ...
Six people were wounded, one with life-threatening injuries after a drive-by shooting spree in Macerata. Source: Associated Press. Related. UK and Europe · Crime and Justice · World. Two students shot at Los Angeles school, 12-year-old girl being questioned. 12:02am. share. Source: Associated Press. A shooting at a ...
A failed election candidate for Italy's far-right Northern League has been arrested after a gunman targeted African migrants in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree in the Italian city of Macerata. Luca Traini, 28, was arrested after six people were shot in the small city near Italy's east coast, 200km (125 miles) ...
Italian city officials have confirmed that a suspect in drive-by shootings in central Italy has been apprehended. By The Associated Press. MILAN — Feb 3, 2018, 7:10 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Italian city officials have confirmed that a suspect in drive-by shootings in central Italy has been apprehended.
The Italian city is regularly affected by flooding due to high tides – or acqua alta – in the northern Adriatic. However, this isn't the first time Venice has suffered a major dip in water levels. Water levels shot down by 66cm in 2016, and dropped by 90cm in 2008 and 1989. The lowest record however was set in ...
From the window, I spied a market plaza, narrow streets and tile-roofed buildings that seem largely untouched by time, as in Florence, Sienna and other ancient Italian towns. Mantua prohibits cars in the old town, so I made the final approach to my hotel, the modest Hotel Broletto, on foot. There, I dropped ...
Today is a great day for you if you've got a dollar to spare and a deep appreciation for the Italian mountainsides. The tiny Italian town of Ollolai is putting abandoned houses on the market for just 1 euro, or $1.20, which shouldn't throw your budget out of wack too much. Like other Italian towns before it, ...
The "deal" is part of a long-term goal to revitalize crumbling historic buildings and reinvigorate shrinking populations in small Italian towns. Those seeking more information on how to scoop up a $1 Italian home should contact the municipality of Ollolai. (Anyone moving forward should be warned that all the documentation is ...
(CNN) — So-called "tourist trap" restaurants in Venice have long been a bone of contention for visitors to the Italian city. But in recent months there's been a sea change in attitudes towards these establishments with locals and officials looking at ways to help travelers avoid rip-offs. Previously, despite some protestations, the ...
Four cities in Italy's Piedmont Region of Italy have placed orders for a total of 13 BYD pure electric Midibuses. GTT, the Turin operator is ordering eight Midibuses (which will join its fleet of 20 12m BYD ebuses), AMAG in Alessandria is taking two as is Buscompany, the operator in nearby Saluzzo and ...
Italian city restaurant shuts down after business slump. Valvona & Crolla has closed down its Vin Caffe opposite the Harvey Nichols department store on St Andrew Andrew Square. Picture: Ian Georgeson ...
The official opening ceremony, to be held at one of the oldest musical institutions in the world, is also expected to be attended by Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky and Russian Ambassador to Italy Sergei Razov. "Cultural events will be held in no less than 40 Italian cities. We plan to hold more ...
ROME (AP) – Italy is warning of extreme avalanche danger in its northwest Piedmont region, while an avalanche already has blocked a road in the neighboring region of Valle d'Aosta. Italian news agency ANSA says no injuries were reported from Monday's avalanche that isolated Cogne, an Alpine town ...
Gucci Osteria, in the Italian city of Florence, is a marriage of minds between Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele. The restaurant is part of the new Gucci Garden complex, the renovated Gucci Museo next to Florence's Palazzo Vecchio that includes a store ...
And for Lentsers who don't feel like dining in, Bella's will also have a market, inspired by her grandfather's old delicatessen, which operated just outside of the Italian city of Purugia, and will be stocked with fresh cheeses, deli meats, pastas, and handmade pizza dough for DIY lunches and dinners.
Mr. Mendola said that Medrano's animals were examined by the health authorities upon arrival in every Italian city. He also said the circus had made changes after a 2016 court case that involved animal mistreatment. The court, in the northern city of Padua, imposed an eight-month suspended sentence on ...
Milan is one of the fashion capitals of the world. And it's no longer just for humans. A new boutique will open later this month in the Italian city where fashion-conscious dog owners can purchase custom couture outfits for their well-heeled, four-legged companions. Related: This Hotel Offers Puppy Cuddles ...
Porcelain dishes and framed photos of Italian villages decorate the walls of the casual dining room, which was the original bakery/kitchen. It contains booths and tables, a couple of TV sets, a cash register to the side, and a wood-fired brick oven in the back. (Pizza ovens in New York may also be fueled by ...


 

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