Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Boston’s North End (aka “Little Italy”) is among the most historic neighborhoods in one of the most historic cities in the United States. It’s also one of the most densely populated, both with people and restaurants: 12,000 people and 120 restaurants fill an area less than 0.4 square miles. Show More Summary
Bringing together the best longer Interpreter articles you were too busy to read this week. This week the Lowy Institute hosted both the Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi, and the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel. Both theseShow More Summary
Thanks to the Italians, of course. It's official: The International Space Station now has better coffee options than most office buildings. According to Extreme Tech, Italy's first female astronaut arrived at the ISS with the first zero-gravity certified Italian espresso coffee machine in tow. Show More Summary
Apart from Italy, Pope Francis has not visited an EU country. Some in Europe felt ignored, so a speech was arranged to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. This was not a pastoral visit. It was as close to a political speech as the Pope could make. Show More Summary
Congratulations Samuel Eto’o. The 33-year-old Cameroonian superstar, now at Everton after a stint at Chelsea, tied the knot over the weekend to the mother of his four kids. Eto’o married his long term partner Georgette in a secret ceremony in just outside of Milan in Italy. The event was attended by only close family and friends. Eto’o […]
Yesterday morning, Italy's first female astronaut arrived at the International Space Station, carrying the first zero-g Certified Italian Espresso coffee machine. The machine, called the ISSpresso, was created by a couple of Italian companies after another Italian astronaut returned from the space station in 2012 and complained about the lack of good coffee in Earth orbit.
Six astronauts from the US, Russia and Italy are now on board the International Space Station for the 42nd expedition of its type. And if that number rings a bell, you’re not alone, hence this celebratory poster from NASA:
Italy has confirmed its first Ebola case after a doctor contracted the deadly virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone. Ebola, which has killed over 15,300 people in West Africa, is splitting into different directions in the affected countries, with the situation getting worse in Sierra Leone, but vastly improving in Liberia.
Credits: FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Leader of French far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen Russia has also reportedly lent money to Greece’s neofascist Golden Dawn, Italy’s Northern League and other anti-Europe...Show More Summary
Can grape seed supplementation have a beneficial effect in dairy sheep? Researchers from the University of Sassari in Italy delved into this hypothesis.
European stocks are climbing after Germany confirmed that it did not fall into recession in Q3. Here's the scorecard. France's CAC 40: +0.15% Germany's DAX: +0.46% The UK's FTSE 100: +0.11% Spain's IBEX: +0.45% Italy's FTSE MIB: +0.59% Asian...Show More Summary
With nearly 50 million visitors last year, Italy is among the world's top tourist destinations. Those interested in staying longer than just a few days could be interested in the special offer of a town on the island of Sicily: The town's council is selling about 20 houses for less than $2. Since this summer, about 150 potential […]
Two millennia after sword-wielding gladiators fought to the death on the blood-soaked sands of the Colosseum, Italy's culture minister has given the green light to cultural events once again being held within the arena. Dario Franceschini...Show More Summary
"I have to remember to get it fixed!," says Piero as he struggles with the broken door. I can't help but smile. Piero has been meaning to fix it for the past 11 years. "The usual, right Christina?," my friend asks. "Piero, you know I have to say the words myself. Show More Summary
A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy has arrived at the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule arrived just after 3 a.m. Monday (2100 GMT Sunday) from the Russian manned space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Show More Summary
Not Italy but sunny Belfast yesterday. Can you guess where it is? Let us know if the comments below.
No matter how many stories and outraged #trolleyisnotacrime tweets you read, the Italian city of Venice will not ban wheeled luggage for being too noisy and will not fine noncompliant tourists hundreds of dollars.
Alfa Romeo is set to reveal an all-new model next June, the automaker’s CEO Harald Wester has confirmed. The reveal will coincide with the reopening of the official Alfa Romeo museum near Milan, Italy, which has been closed since 2012. According to Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s [NYSE:FCAU] five-year strategy, Alfa Romeo is due to launch...
Rumors are doing the rounds in South America and Italy that Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain has a new love interest. The story has captured the attentions of football followers as Higuain’s apparent new missus is Zaira Nara, who used to date Diego Forlan for many years. Making the football incest even more solid, Ziara Nara is the sister […]
FIFPro, the World Players’ Union, today announced the five goalies up for the award of best goalie in the world for 2014. The candidates are as follows: Claudio Bravo (Chile, FC Barcelona) Gianluigi Buffon (Italy, Juventus) Iker Casillas (Spain,...Show More Summary