(ANSA) - Rome, July 16 - People throughout Italy wilted under the blazing sunshine Friday as a heat wave that has been stewing the country for over a week approached its peak.
Electricity consumption reached its highest level so far Friday, largely because of air conditioners being bumped up to (Read more...)
Preseason training is underway and with the preparations for the coming season there are always the presentation of the kits by each team. I remember years ago when you had to wait until at least mid-August to see the kits, now you have brands like Nike and Adidas unveiling next (Read more...)
At the beginning, you were often compared to Guardiola, but it doesn’t seem that the comparison holds. The Catalan [Guardiola] didn’t coach his old teammates.
At the end, to have to coach some friends was a problem. I always (Read more...)
(ANSA) - Rome, July 16 - The following is a city-by-city guide to some of Italy's art exhibitions:
COMO - Villa Olmo: Pieter Paul Rubens, 25 works plus 40 by painters of his circle including Van Dyck, Jordaens, Thulden; until July 25:
FLORENCE - Uffizi and Palazzo Pitti: Caravaggio and (Read more...)
(ANSA) - Rome, July 16 - Italy's Valentino Rossi still holds out hopes of retaining his MotoGP world title ahead of his lightning return to competition at Sunday's German Grand Prix, just six weeks after breaking his right leg.
Rossi has slipped from second to seventh in the standings with (Read more...)
(ANSA) - Brussels, July 16 - Premier Silvio Berlusconi's government will not fall and be replaced by a broad coalition which would include opposition parties, Justice Minister Angelino Alfano said on Friday.
"In our country, people sometime think of democracy as a sort of videogame so that you can switch (Read more...)
(ANSA) - Rome, July 16 - Rome's Borghese Gallery and three Roman churches will stay open all night this Saturday to let Caravaggio fans admire his works on the 400th anniversary of the Italian Baroque artist's death.
The five famous Caravaggios in the Borghese have been joined for a current (Read more...)