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  • As many as 750 migrants feared dead in five Mediterranean shipwrecks

    As many as 750 migrants feared dead in five Mediterranean shipwrecks
    As many as 500 migrants are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea last week when their boat was allegedly rammed by human traffickers in an incident described by the International Organization for Migration as “mass murder.”
  • Hotel Monna Lisa made stay in Florence, Italy, memorable

    We recently returned from Florence, Italy, where we spent five nights at the lovely Hotel Monna Lisa, near the city's wonderful attractions. The building goes back many centuries, with original stone floors and wooden ceilings. The excellent staff is...

    Sicilian mobster wins literary prize, stirring controversy

    A jailed Sicilian mobster who cannot remember how many people he has killed has sparked a row in Italy after being awarded a top literary prize for his autobiography. Giuseppe Grassonelli, 49, who was given a life sentence in 1992 for at least a dozen...

    Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy

    Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy
    “The Trip to Italy” is, in a sense, a sequel to “The Trip” (2010, released here in 2011), also directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The first film was an edited-down version of a six-episode...

    Acanto opens on Michigan Avenue

    Acanto opens on Michigan Avenue
    Acanto (18 S. Michigan Ave., 312-578-0763) opened quietly this week in the former Henri spot, and if you're scratching your head about the name, it's because the casual-Italian concept was going to be called something else. The working title was 10/6,...