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Rome (Italy)

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  • Special Report-How Italy became a submerging economy

    IVREA Italy (Reuters) - Economic decline takes many shapes. In the northern Italian town of Ivrea, it looks like the abandoned, overgrown tennis courts where the employees of electronics giant Olivetti SpA once played. In the 1980s, Ivrea was a...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: You could spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Italy for just $1,339 per person double occupancy with a Rome and Florence package from...
  • Venice Film Festival To Open With Alejandro G. Inarritu's 'Birdman'

    ROME - Alejandro G. Inarritu's "Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance," toplining Michael Keaton, will open the Venice Film Festival. The black comedy, about a washed-up actor (Keaton) who once played an iconic superhero and must overcome his ego...
  • Cinecittà World Theme Park Designed By Dante Ferretti Unveiled in Rome

    ROME - Rome's long-in-the-works $300 million Cinecittà World theme park, designed by multiple-Oscar-winning production designer designer Dante Ferretti and based on films shot at the famed studios, including "Ben Hur," several by Federico Fellini, and...
  • Italy's Post Office president sees sale 'after November'

    ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government's sale of 40 percent of the postal service Poste Italiane will take place after November, the company's president said on Tuesday in the latest indication that the listing slated for this year may be pushed back....
  • Italy hits resistance to softer European spending rules

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy and its allies will receive no special leeway in meeting EU budget rules, European officials agreed on Tuesday, as Germany resisted attempts to soft-pedal on long-promised spending reforms. Italy, leading a drive for greater...
  • Exploring Jewish history in Europe

    Rome, on the banks of the Tiber River not far from the Mediterranean Sea, is an excellent starting place to explore European Jewish history. Home to a Jewish community of 13,000 that has lived here since the second century B.C., the city offers many...
  • Rome Film Fest To Slim Down Lineup, Eliminate Juries, And Focus On Emerging Directors

    ROME - After a long period of silence, during which it suffered a date change and a budget cut, the Rome Film Festival has announced it will have a slimmer lineup during its upcoming October 16-25 ninth edition, and no international juries for most of its...
  • Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes

    Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes
    At first glance, there aren't many differences between the 2013 schedule and the recently released 2014 schedule for the Glendale Community College football team. The Vaqueros face eight of the 10 squads they took on last year, with the two new...
  • Marcello Franchini, 1921–2014

    Marcello Franchini, an Italian immigrant who met his American wife while on a train ride from Paris to Rome, came to Chicago in the 1950s and opened a boutique with his bride on the Gold Coast. La Colonna, named for a monument in Rome where Mr....
  • Thirty bodies found in migrant boat rescued by Italian authorities

    ROME Maritime search and rescue patrols have intercepted a migrant boat carrying more than 500 passengers aboard and "around 30 bodies," the Italian navy said Monday. The discovery was made on Sunday. Survivors were picked up by a naval vessel, while the...