Rome (Italy) - Italy has portrayed the latest phase of the restoration of Rome’s Colosseum as the standard bearer for the protection of the country’s vast cultural heritage.
Rome - Deeply divided by the emergency and with walls going up in Europe, EU member states this week are seeking an agreement on the redistribution of 120,000 refugees.
Rome - Alice Sabatini, 18, from Montalto di Castro, has been crowned the new Miss Italy. She is keen on basketball, is 1.78 m tall, with brown eyes and - unlike the other 32 finalists - has short brown hair.
Rome - Italy's shortlist for the Oscar for the best film not in the English language includes nine films. The nine films include: "Leopardi" ("Il giovane favoloso") by Mario Martone; "Latin lover" by Cristina Comencini; "L'attesa" by Piero Messina; "Mia madre" by Nanni Moretti; "You Can't Save Yourself Alone" ("Nessuno si salva da solo") by Sergio Castellitto; "Non essere cattivo" di Claudio Caligari; "Per amor vostro" by Giuseppe M. Gaudino; "Sangue del mio sangue" by Marco Bellocchio and "Sworn Virgin" ("Vergine giurata") by Laura Bispuri.
Rome - Tourists in Rome on Friday were unable to visit the Colosseum and other major archeological sites, including the Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, and Baths of Diocletian, because of a union meeting lasting until 11:30 am..
Milan - European markets dropped on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged. The stock market in Milan fell by just over 2 percent, while Frankfurt and Paris lost almost 3 percent.
London - Italian food and wine magazine and publishing group Gambero Rosso has launched a road show in the City of London to explain to investors its new developments and projects over the coming months.
Rome - Exports of Italian cheese and dairy products rose by 8 percent in the first half of 2015, due to their international reputation for top quality. So says an analysis by farmers' association Coldiretti published at Cheese 2015, organised by Slow Food and the Piedmont town of Bra.
New York, Sept 11 - The U.S. Women's Open will see an historic all-Italian final between Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta.