Eataly agro-food park seeks to be industry, tourism driver

Nov 10, 2017

The man behind the Eataly Italian food empire wants to do for the high-end of Italian food what Milan Fashion Week has done for Italy's ready-to-wear industry: Create a global showcase for excellence that stimulates demand across the sector

Center-right gains momentum in Sicily toward 2018 vote

Nov 6, 2017

A center-right candidate backed by former Premier Berlusconi has won a regional election in Sicily, edging the populist 5-Star movement while dealing a resounding defeat to the Democratic Party that heads the Rome government

Weinstein accuser feels 'doubly crucified' by Italy reaction

Oct 18, 2017

Italian actress Asia Argento says being sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein "smashed all my dreams" and "changed the perception I had of myself.''

Margaret Atwood receives Franz Kafka award in Prague

Oct 17, 2017

Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood has been awarded the Franz Kafka Prize

Icardi hat trick repairs rocky relationship with 'ultras'

Oct 17, 2017

Mauro Icardi may have finally repaired his rocky relationship with Inter Milan's hard-core "ultra" fans

IMG deal doubles Serie A's income from international rights

Oct 11, 2017

Italy's soccer league has made a switch and assigned its international TV rights predominantly to IMG for 371 million euros ($437 million) per season

David Lynch getting lifetime achievement award at Rome Fest

Oct 10, 2017

American director David Lynch will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Rome Film Fest

Czech harpsichordist Zuzana Ruzickova dies at age 90

Sep 27, 2017

Zuzana Ruzickova, a Czech musician who survived Nazi death camps and communist persecution before winning world acclaim as a harpsichordist, has died at age 90

Awards for titans, shows by young talent close Milan

Sep 25, 2017

For once, even the designers had occasion to wear their finest creations as Milan Fashion Week closed with a star-studded sustainability gala at the city's famed La Scala opera house

US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridge

Sep 25, 2017

Jan Triska, an actor who moved to the U.S. after being banned by the Czechoslovak Communist regime, has died, more than a day after he fell from Prague's iconic Charles Bridge

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