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Refugees and migrants stuck in Italy open up new route to northern Europe via Switzerland and George Clooney's chic ...

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎17 hours ago‎
Refugees and migrants seeking to reach northern Europe have opened up a new route, crossing from northern Italy's picturesque great lakes region, renowned as a playground for celebrities such as George Clooney, across the border into Switzerland.

Italy on the brink: Warning of Calais-style camps as migrant numbers become 'unmanageable'

Express.co.uk - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
And other EU states have abandoned Italy to its fate, reneging on a promise to house thousands of migrants in return for more stringent security checks.
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Why Amazon Is Reportedly Pouring a Whopping $550 Million into Italy

Fortune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Online retailer Amazon.com is set to announce on Friday the first in a series of investments in Italy worth at least 500 million euros ($550 million), a bet on the government's plan to go from laggard to leader in digital commerce, sources said.
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Italy's bail-in conundrum

POLITICO.eu - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Upcoming stress tests performed by the European Banking Authority are expected to highlight the need for further bank recapitalization, but debate over how exactly this should be tackled has become a political minefield for Italian Premier Matteo Renzi ...

Kobe Bryant Crowd Goes Insane In Italy 'Feels Like I've Returned Home'

TMZ.com - ‎15 hours ago‎
The crowds came out in FORCE for Kobe Bryant in Milan Friday ... lining the streets and chanting his name as the NBA legend returned to the country where he grew up.
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Italy, Serbia highlight migrants' plight

Deutsche Welle - ‎16 hours ago‎
The man in charge of the Italian interior ministry's immigration portfolio, Mario Morcone, said Italy was stuck with 135,000 asylum seekers but that it was also trying to spread the load "with dignity" among its municipalities at a rate of two or three ...

Italy air traffic control sale set to land €750m

Financial Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Enav, Italy's state-owned air traffic control operator, priced its initial public offering at €3.30 per share on Thursday night, promising at least €759m for the government and defying the market turmoil hitting the country's banks.

Italy Keeps Eye on Mediterranean With New ATR 72

DefenseNews.com - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
As naval vessels prowl the seas off the Libyan coast, looking for endangered migrants, and conflict zones from Syria to Libya put the Mediterranean back on the front pages, Italy risks losing its maritime patrol reach in the region. Its aging fleet of ...

Ciao Bella! Jennifer Aniston Steps Out in Floral Sundress in Italy Ahead of Film Festival Honor

People Magazine - ‎15 hours ago‎
Jennifer Aniston is bringing a little extra beauty to the already picturesque Amalfi Coast in Italy. The actress was spotted out in a floral maxi dress in the village of Positano on Thursday, where she's in town as a special guest of the Giffoni Film ...
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Cash-strapped Italy looks to China to fund the restoration of its ancient monuments

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Italy hopes to build on the successful restoration with private money of landmarks like the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain by appealing to China to stump up cash for new projects to preserve the country's unparalleled cultural heritage.

Italy hosts first Down's Syndrome 'Olympics'

Bangkok Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Orlando, a runner from Italy who has become the face of the "Trisome Games", scooped up the silver for a 400-metres relay, sending her flag-waving delegation leaping into each others arms with joy as the national anthem rang out.
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Single refusal costs Ireland dearly as Italy takes Aga Khan Trophy

Irish Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
The omens were good for the annual competition for the Aga Khan Trophy: the weather ideal and the main arena at the RDS providing the perfect setting, a world-class stage for a world-class tussle involving eight teams in which one of the main ...
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Turin set to become Italy's first vegetarian city under new mayor's plans

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Chiara Appendino, who defeated the incumbent Democrat Piero Fassino in June, belongs to anti-establishment party, Five Star Movement which was founded by Italian comic Beppe Grillo in 2009 and has come out of nowhere to become what appears to be ...

Fitch Applies Criteria Changes to Italy's Ratings

Reuters - ‎14 hours ago‎
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, July 22 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Italy's Long-Term Local Currency (LTLC) IDR at 'BBB+' with a Stable Outlook.
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Draghi backs public bailout of Italy's ailing banks

Financial Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Mario Draghi backed a public bailout of Italy's troubled banks “in exceptional circumstances”, even as he hailed the eurozone for its resilience in the aftermath of Britain's decision to quit the EU and left interest rates on hold.

Softball Worlds: Canada beats Italy but game with China looms

The Province - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A 3-1 win over Italy on Thursday night at Softball City advanced the tournament hosts to the round of eight, which starts Friday morning.
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Witsel has offers from England and Italy

FourFourTwo - ‎7 hours ago‎
Two clubs in England and two in Italy have made offers for Zenit and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel. Axel Witsel has offers from both England and Italy and has asked to leave Zenit, according to coach Mircea Lucescu. Witsel joined Zenit in 2012 from ...

Italy MUST act NOW: IMF's URGENT warning to EU as Italian debt hits 'ALARMING' levels

Express.co.uk - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Italy is on the brink of financial and political meltdown and leader Matteo Renzi may be abut to push t over the edge by calling a referendum on constitutional reform in October, potentially plunging the already beleaguered European Union into fresh chaos.

Discover your own Italy in the heavenly Emilia-Romagna region, north of Tuscany

National Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
MODENA, Italy - It's a gorgeous spring day. My wife and I are sipping on Italian wine and nibbling on strips of rare steak and fabulous local cheeses on a restaurant patio in this city's handsome main square.

Travel|36 Hours in Parma, Italy

New York Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Your diet starts in 37 hours. Synonymous with famous delicacies and culinary legends - Parma ham, Parmesan cheese, Lambrusco wine, the Barilla pasta company, the Alma cooking school - this fetching northern Italian city last year was named a Unesco ...
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