Italian News

Want to learn your way around one of Italy’s cities while also adding a little whimsy to your home? Why not pick up a fly swatter in the form of Milan’s street system? It even comes in four fashionable colors. Remember my post about crazy fun Italian festivals? Jackie found […]

Italian News Snippets: 05.12.07

Some Italian news tidbits for an April Sunday:   When a real estate agent tries to sell you an “unspoilt” piece of land in Abruzzo, make sure it’s not the site of an illegal toxic waste dump. A new Italian reality show has put the whole “Mama’s boy” idea on […]

Italian News Snippets: 04.22.07

Some Italian news snippets for your reading pleasure:   It’s not like we haven’t heard this before, but now it seems more true than ever – Venice Under Water in “Few Decades” This is recycling at its best – Italy Invents “Apple Paper” Palermo will get to take its Easter […]

Italian News Snippets: 04.13.07

Some Italian news to get you through the weekend: The largest whale fossil ever recovered in Italy was found recently in a Brunello vineyard Italian researchers tell us what different emotions dogs express with their tails Italy has some experience with hostages being killed when the government didn’t negotiate – […]

Italian News Snippets: 03.31.07

A few newsy tidbits for your Sunday afternoon reading: Italy is surprised by negative reactions to hostage exchange, and recent hostage Mastrogiacomo won’t go back to Afghanistan – he recounts his ordeal here Italy’s paparazzi king exposed as blackmailer – Berlusconi’s daughter, footballer Totti among those blackmailed

Italian News Snippets: 03.25.07