Italy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18803/all en Italy http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/italy <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-nav-icon"> <div class="field-label">Navigation Icon:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_nav_icon" width="300" height="127" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/nav-icons/nav-icon-italy.png?1294096435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-article-icon"> <div class="field-label">In-Article Icons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_article_icon" width="97" height="97" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/section-icons/section-icon-italy.png?1294096369" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-seo"><legend>SEO</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-metatitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Italy News - Breaking News and Headlines from GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metadesc"> <div class="field-label">Meta Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Italy News, Italian News Online at GlobalPost. 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Learn more about becoming a <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/members">GlobalPost member</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sectionrss"><legend>RSS</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-rsstitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost — Italy </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sponsor"><legend>Sponsorship</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored-section"> <div class="field-label">Sponsored Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Italy Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5615936 at http://www.globalpost.com For panettone, price might not equal quality (article and video) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/081230/panettone-price-might-not-equal-quality-article-and-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Italian law requires even the largest producers of the Christmas-season specialty to use top-notch ingredients. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN &mdash; The Motta factory clanked and buzzed like one Willy Wonka might design. The scent was of Christmas: freshly baked bread, sugar and raisins.&nbsp; Inside, a massive oven pumped out 72 panettone every minute.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/081230/panettone-price-might-not-equal-quality-article-and-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Europe Italy Tue, 30 Dec 2008 16:48:23 +0000 Angelica Marin 4698 at http://www.globalpost.com Panettone: Industrial or artisanal? http://www.globalpost.com/video/italy/090103/panettone-industrial-or-artisanal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fulvio Paolocci </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="720" height="480" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/b1931593e6d76-original.jpg?1297868102" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:03:25 20:27</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("b1931593e6d76", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Europe Italy Thu, 26 Mar 2009 00:27:12 +0000 Fulvio Paolocci 6757 at http://www.globalpost.com Venice after the floods http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090104/venice-after-the-floods <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tourists who ignored warnings and visited Venice in December found a city of locals. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Conor O&#039;Clery </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VENICE&nbsp;&mdash; &ldquo;What people watching CNN don&rsquo;t realize,&rdquo; moaned Francesco, the receptionist at&nbsp;our hotel in Venice one late December evening, &ldquo;is that in Venice, the high water lasts only six hours. They made it look like Venice is flooded all the time.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090104/venice-after-the-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Wed, 07 Jan 2009 19:20:44 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 7289 at http://www.globalpost.com Italian primary school reforms spark protests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090105/italian-primary-school-reforms-spark-protests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Educators complain that curricular changes mean more work for teachers, while government says changes necessary to cut costs. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME &mdash; In recent months, angry students, teachers and parents have flooded city avenues across Italy to protest the latest educational reform by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's government.</p> <p>In a scene that is hard to imagine that an education law could provoke in the United States, rows of police wearing riot gear protected the gates of the Ministry of Education and the Parliament Square during Rome&rsquo;s largest rally, which drew an estimated 1 million marchers.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090105/italian-primary-school-reforms-spark-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Thu, 08 Jan 2009 20:51:02 +0000 Angelica Marin 7784 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which It Stands: Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090116/which-it-stands-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Italian Obama fans despair of seeing change at home. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME &mdash; The day after president-elect Barack Obama gave his victory speech in Chicago, Italy&rsquo;s Democratic Leader Walter Veltroni celebrated with a rally at the Pantheon in Rome.</p> <p>Meanwhile, center-right Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi congratulated Obama by praising his personal qualities, calling him &ldquo;young, handsome and even sun-tanned.&rdquo;</p> <p>Political analysts from Italy&rsquo;s younger generation say that both Berlusconi and Veltroni failed to understand the message behind Obama&rsquo;s victory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090116/which-it-stands-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Sat, 17 Jan 2009 02:06:34 +0000 Angelica Marin 63975 at http://www.globalpost.com Can extra-virgin olive oil be extra green? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090128/can-extra-virgin-olive-oil-be-extra-green <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A farm in Umbria aims to go carbon neutral by the end of 2009. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTEVIBIANO, Italy &mdash; As businesses vie to be green by reducing their carbon footprints, one ambitious olive oil producer in Italy is promising a &ldquo;360-degree Green Revolution.&rdquo;</p> <p>Lorenzo Fasola Bologna, the young and refined CEO of <a href="http://www.montevibiano.com/home/eng/home.htm">Monte Vibiano</a>, vows to cut his company&rsquo;s carbon emissions to zero by the end of 2009 &mdash; a move that could make his business one of the greenest in Italy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090128/can-extra-virgin-olive-oil-be-extra-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Europe Italy Wed, 28 Jan 2009 21:56:23 +0000 Angelica Marin 242173 at http://www.globalpost.com Analysis: The pope and Hitler Youth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090209/analysis-the-pope-and-hitler-youth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The current Vatican crisis offers a teaching moment for this pope to directly address the enormity of the evils of Nazi Germany. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> C.M. Sennott </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The mists of history swirl around Pope Benedict XVI's hometown in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps in Germany.</p> <p>It was there that he came of age as Joseph Ratzinger and served in Hitler Youth during the rise of the Third Reich.</p> <p>Shining a light on that history offers a glimpse of the context underpinning the Vatican's current crisis, which results from the pope's decision last month to rescind the excommunication of a renegade, ultra-conservative bishop who actively denies the Holocaust.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090209/analysis-the-pope-and-hitler-youth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Germany Italy Opinion Mon, 09 Feb 2009 18:35:05 +0000 C.M. Sennott 293026 at http://www.globalpost.com German Catholics leave the church http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/germany/090213/german-catholics-leave-the-church <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pope's Thursday speech might not stem long-declining church membership. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rachel Nolan </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN &mdash; Pope Benedict XVI called Holocaust denial &ldquo;intolerable and altogether unacceptable&rdquo; after meeting with American Jewish leaders on Thursday. But for some of his countrymen, especially his fellow Catholics, the speech may be too little too late.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/germany/090213/german-catholics-leave-the-church" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Germany Italy Fri, 13 Feb 2009 18:24:58 +0000 Rachel Nolan 323269 at http://www.globalpost.com Beneath Juliet's balcony http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090214/beneath-juliets-balcony <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In Verona, couples can leave lasting testaments to their love. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VERONA, Italy &mdash; As visitors tour the cobblestone streets of Verona, they often stop in amazement at the arched entrance that leads to &ldquo;Juliet's House.&rdquo; There, a stone gallery displays thousands of love messages that have been carved, spray-painted or written on post-its and then glued on the stone with chewing gum.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090214/beneath-juliets-balcony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Sat, 14 Feb 2009 22:49:40 +0000 Angelica Marin 330141 at http://www.globalpost.com The Vatican City State turns 80 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090217/the-vatican-city-state-turns-80 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Historical tension between Italy and the Vatican echos today. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin and Fulvio Paolocci </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME &mdash; Eighty years ago, the sovereign Vatican City State was born. Now secret documents will offer a window into that historical moment: the treaty negotiations, the territorial questions, the grappling over the appropriate role for the church.</p> <p>To celebrate its 80th anniversary, Vatican City this week unveiled a commemorative exhibit that traces its history from the 19th-century battles with the Italian state to the modern-day popes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090217/the-vatican-city-state-turns-80" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Wed, 18 Feb 2009 23:39:20 +0000 Angelica Marin and Fulvio Paolocci 346882 at http://www.globalpost.com A Czech on a free press? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/czech-republic/090224/czech-free-press <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Critics say a proposed law on wiretapping could infringe on press freedoms. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bruce I. Konviser </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PRAGUE &mdash; A new law and a recent court ruling restricting press freedoms here have created an image of a country still learning the basics of democracy. It's as if the Czech Republic were a fledgling democracy struggling to reform after a communist past &mdash; rather than a country holding the European Union's rotating presidency.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/czech-republic/090224/czech-free-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Czech Republic Europe Italy Wed, 25 Feb 2009 17:21:32 +0000 Bruce I. Konviser 409816 at http://www.globalpost.com Cruising the cobblestones http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090318/cruising-the-cobblestones <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free bicycles enter the crowded Roman roads. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME &mdash; In the busy streets of Rome, most drivers dodge at least one accident a day. A constant rush hour pulses through ancient neighborhoods connected by streets barely wide enough for a single car.</p> <p>Recently the city has thrown cyclists into the mix with its first bike-sharing program, an idea embraced by many cities in recent years, from Paris to Washington, D.C.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090318/cruising-the-cobblestones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Wed, 18 Mar 2009 23:43:49 +0000 Angelica Marin 608568 at http://www.globalpost.com Been ripped off eating in Rome? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090327/been-ripped-rome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On your next trip, you might want to pick up Fernanda D'Arienzo's guide. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME &mdash; Fernanda D&rsquo;Arienzo is not like other Italian food critics. She never reserves a table under her real name. She always pays for her own meals. And she sees her mission as saving the public &mdash; Romans and tourists alike &mdash; from predatory restaurant owners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090327/been-ripped-rome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Europe Italy Fri, 27 Mar 2009 21:04:24 +0000 Angelica Marin 783526 at http://www.globalpost.com Who says Rome is dead? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090401/who-says-rome-dead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Experimental archaeologists recreate Roman history, to the delight of onlookers. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Angelica Marin and Fulvio Paolocci </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> ROME &mdash; Recently, residents and tourists around the Coliseum watched in awe as a legion of Roman soldiers marched in unison down Rome&rsquo;s Imperial Avenue.</p> <p> &ldquo;Caesar!&rdquo; called out the commander in Latin as the legion came to a stop. &ldquo;I, Centurion Lucius Valerius Seianus, have brought your favorite legion here to return the scepter of command to your hands!&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/090401/who-says-rome-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Fri, 03 Apr 2009 17:02:44 +0000 Angelica Marin and Fulvio Paolocci 863681 at http://www.globalpost.com