Italy: News

22 May 2024

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

All about Priyanka Chopra's Bulgari $43M-worth 140-carat Serpenti necklace

Priyanka Chopra Jonas recently graced Bulgari's 140th anniversary event in Rome, Italy.

21 May 2024

Nita Ambani

Ambanis plan pre-wedding bash 'Part 2' for Anant, Radhika Merchant

Following a grand three-day pre-wedding celebration in Jamnagar, Gujarat, billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani are reportedly organizing a second pre-wedding bash for their son, Anant Ambani, and his fiancée, Radhika Merchant.

19 May 2024

Movie Review

NewsBytes Recommends: 'Yara' on Netflix: Sensitive, engaging, and empathetic 

Films that draw inspiration from real, unsettling stories are present in droves in every cinematic industry globally.

24 Apr 2024


Explore Sicily's hidden mountain gems with this travel guide

Sicily, a Mediterranean jewel, is celebrated for its rich history and stunning coastlines.

16 Apr 2024

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp's gaze set on $4M historic Italian castle: Report

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is reportedly considering buying a historic $4M castle in Montalto Dora, Italy.

22 Mar 2024


Check out this Italian polenta recipe for a flavorsome day

Polenta, a traditional Italian dish, has its roots in the peasant cuisine of northern Italy.

08 Mar 2024


Recipe: Make rustic Italian ciabatta sandwich for a flavorsome day

The ciabatta sandwich, a staple of Italian cuisine, is known for its delightful combination of fresh vegetables and aromatic herbs sandwiched between crusty bread.

08 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Travel to Ravello, Italy: A serene Amalfi Coast retreat

Ravello, situated high on the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast in Italy, is a serene haven offering spectacular views.

07 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Positano's charm: Explore Italy's coastal paradise with this travel guide

Nestled on Italy's Amalfi Coast, Positano is a picturesque village where houses cascade down cliffs to the sea.

Explainer: How will UNRWA funding cuts impact Gaza

At least nine countries, including the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), Australia, and Canada, have halted funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).

22 Jan 2024


5 global celebrations of fruits and vegetables 

Fruits and vegetables, essential components of a healthy diet, are not only cherished for their nutritional value but also celebrated with fervor at festivals worldwide.

18 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Your guide to unforgettable family adventure at Oleis

Embark on an unforgettable family adventure in Oleis, Italy, where ancient ruins, castles, and scenic walking areas await exploration.

10 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Six countries tie for world's most powerful passports in 2024

The 2024 Henley Passport Index has announced a historic six-way tie for the world's most powerful passport.

04 Jan 2024


Italian pizza maker sparks debate after launching pineapple pizza

Famous pizzaiolo Gino Sorbillo has sparked a significant debate in Italy by introducing a pineapple pizza named "Margherita con Ananas" at his Via dei Tribunali location in Naples, the birthplace of pizza.

02 Jan 2024


Louis Vuitton debuts Cruise 2024 collection in Lake Maggiore 

At Louis Vuitton's Cruise 2024, Isola Bella on Lake Maggiore in central Verbania Pallanza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy) transformed into a runway of aquatic dreams.

02 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Venice to limit large tourist groups, loudspeakers

Planning a trip to Venice, Italy this year? You might have to reconsider.

'Brilliant student': Teachers of murdered Indian-origin teen express grief

Teachers of the Indian-origin teen Arianna Kamal, who was found dead with her parents in their $5 million Dover mansion in Massachusetts, Boston, United States (US), remember her as a "brilliant student" and an "amazing singer."

31 Dec 2023


Weird and unusual New Year's Eve traditions around the world 

As the calendar turns, various cultures worldwide usher in the New Year with a range of peculiar traditions.

26 Dec 2023


27 passengers on France-grounded plane seek asylum: What it means

A Romanian charter plane heading for Nicaragua with 303 passengers—mostly Indians—remained grounded in France for four days over suspected human trafficking.

20 Dec 2023


Pakistani couple kill daughter after she refuses to marry cousin

A court in Italy sentenced a Pakistani couple to life in prison on Tuesday for the murder of their daughter.

19 Dec 2023


Luxury train to connect Paris and Italy, costs $8500/ person

In June 2024, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe, will initiate an exciting new route from Paris to Portofino.

18 Dec 2023


Thrift store vase bought for $4 sells for over $100K

Jessica Vincent, a resident of Virginia, USA, stumbled upon a hidden treasure when she bought a glass vase for just $3.99 at a Goodwill store in Hanover County.

12 Dec 2023


Lamborghini Urus police car doubles as organ transporter in Italy

The Italian police recently got their hands on a modified Lamborghini Urus Performante, which will serve as both a high-speed patrol car and an organ transporter.

06 Dec 2023


Italy's 'most handsome man' leaves modeling to become a priest

Italy's most attractive man Edoardo Santini has decided to abandon his modeling career to become a priest.

02 Dec 2023


Italian city on high alert over 'leaning tower' collapse fear

The Garisenda Tower, also called the "leaning tower" in Italy's Bologna, is reportedly at risk of collapsing due to excessive leaning.

Germany, France, Italy finalize agreement on AI regulations: Report

France, Germany, and Italy have reached a consensus on artificial intelligence (AI) regulations, revealed a joint paper obtained by Reuters.

01 Nov 2023


Top five countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are jewels of human history and natural beauty.

30 Oct 2023

Telugu Films

All about Varun Tej-Lavanya Tripathi's wedding: Date, guests, venue, attires

Actors Varun Tej and Lavanya Tripathi are ready to take the plunge on November 1, Wednesday, in Tuscany, Italy, in the presence of friends and family members.

20 Oct 2023


Italy PM Meloni leaves partner after his sexually inappropriate comments

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has announced separation from her partner Andrea Giambruno.

07 Oct 2023


Israel: Mayor among 22 killed in Hamas rocket attacks

At least 22 people, including the mayor of Israel's Sha'ar Hanegev region, Ofir Libstein, have reportedly been killed in rocket attacks by the Palestinian militant group Hamas.

04 Oct 2023


2 dead in accident involving 'Swades' actor Gayatri Joshi's car

Swades actor Gayatri Joshi and her businessman husband Vikas Oberoi, met with an accident in Italy.

25 Sep 2023


Check out these fashion trends from Milan Fashion Week

Milan, renowned as one of the world's fashion epicenters, is where creativity, innovation, and style seamlessly merge.

13 Sep 2023


Check out Italy's irresistible dishes

With a rich culinary legacy that has been tantalizing taste buds all over the world, Italy is a haven for food lovers.

11 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Travelling to Italy? A guide to safe travel experiences

Italy, a land of unparalleled beauty, rich history, and delectable cuisine, is a dream destination for travelers worldwide.

10 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

Italy to withdraw from China's Belt and Road initiative: Report

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has privately informed Chinese Premier Li Qiang of her country's intention to withdraw from Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Italian media reported, per Reuters.

07 Sep 2023


Literary escapes: Exploring book towns around the world

Imagine yourself walking through a charming street dotted with historic structures that are filled to the brim with books from every era and genre.

18 Aug 2023


Parmesan cheese makers fight fakes by incorporating edible microchips

Producers of Parmigiano Reggiano, one of the most counterfeited cheeses worldwide, are taking a stand against fake imitations by incorporating microchips.

13 Aug 2023


5 unique Italian dessert recipes you can try at home

In addition to pizza, pasta, and risotto, Italy is renowned for its distinctive and traditional desserts.

09 Aug 2023


Italy: 41 dead in migrant shipwreck off central Mediterranean

At least 41 migrants died in a shipwreck last week in the central Mediterranean, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing local news agency ANSA.

09 Aug 2023

Road Accidents

Pilot project: Free cabs for intoxicated patrons in Italy

Italy is launching a pilot project to offer free cab rides for intoxicated individuals, aiming to reduce the number of accidents caused by drunk driving.

Niger: US orders partial evacuation of envoys following military coups

The United States (US) has decided to partially evacuate its embassy in Niger, ordering all non-emergency officials to temporarily leave the country amid tension following the military coup in the West African country.

21 Jul 2023


Stolen 15th-century Christopher Columbus letter returned to Italy

One of Christopher Columbus's stolen letters from the 15th century has been returned to Italy, according to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

13 Jul 2023


Italians groping themselves to protest against judge's '10-second rule'

The acquittal of a school caretaker, who admitted to fondling a 17-year-old female student, has ignited a wave of protests among young people in Italy.

09 Jul 2023


Craving Italian pastries? Try this authentic Sfogliatella Ricce recipe

Sfogliatelle Ricce, is an iconic pastry that originated in the beautiful region of Napoli, Campania, Italy.

08 Jun 2023


This 19-year-old could become 'queen' of Italy, thanks to Dad

Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy recently announced that he will renounce his claim to the "crown" in Italy.

18 May 2023

Formula 1

9 dead, F1 Emilia-Romagna GP canceled as floods ravage Italy

At least nine people reportedly died, while thousands were evacuated from their homes after torrential rain battered the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, triggering landslides and floods, officials revealed on Wednesday.

14 May 2023


Bridal dress with 50,000+ crystals sets new Guinness World Record 

A modest yet incredibly sparkling wedding dress astonished the crowd at the Si Sposaitalia Collezioni fashion show held in Milan, Italy, last month.

04 May 2023

Leonardo da Vinci

Italian historian solves mystery behind bridge in Mona Lisa painting

It's a moment to rejoice for the people of Tuscany.

22 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

Common tourist mistakes you must avoid in Italy

When we think about Italy, pizza, pasta, and Roman architecture strike our minds.

15 Jan 2023


Nepal plane crash: 5 Indians among 15 foreign passengers killed

At least five Indian nationals were onboard the Yeti Airlines plane that crashed near Pokhara in Nepal on Sunday morning, Nepal Civil Aviation Authority confirmed, per NDTV.

25 Dec 2022

Merry Christmas

5 weird Christmas traditions from around the world

While it may have started as a solely Christian festival, people from around the world have added their touch to Christmas with their own traditions along the way.

20 Dec 2022


5 best international wedding destinations

Destination weddings are on a roll ever since power couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli got married in Italy in 2017.

15 Dec 2022

Christmas Day

5 traditional Christmas dishes from around the world

December is not only the month to indulge in good food, go for exciting vacations, and sip on delicious hot chocolate but it is also the time for Christmas celebrations where you get to spend time with your loved ones at the dinner table over endless chitchats.

26 Sep 2022


5 books that showcase the culture of Italy through words

Italy is blessed with a rich history and a fascinating culture.

26 Sep 2022


Italy: Far-right leader Meloni set to become first woman PM

Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni is set to become the first woman prime minister of Italy and succeed Mario Draghi after scoring a clear victory in Sunday's general election.

31 Aug 2022

Travel And Tourism

Check out these 5 unique hotels in Italy

Traveling to Italy and looking for an extraordinary place to stay at? Well, consider yourself sorted.

19 Aug 2022


Here's how you can make some scrumptious paninis at home

Panini or panino is a sandwich made with Italian bread. These include breads like focaccia, michetta, ciabatta, and baguette.

18 Aug 2022


National Ice Cream Pie Day 2022: History, celebrations and more

Observed on August 18 every year, National Ice Cream Pie Day celebrates the refreshing and delicious frozen dessert that comes in several flavors.

08 Aug 2022

Fashion Tips

5 things you must shop on your trip to Italy

Carrying a little something back home from your trip is a great way to be reminded of all the fun you had on your vacation.

31 Jul 2022


Italian court dismisses sexual abuse charges against Paul Haggis: Reports

Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis was arrested on charges of sexual abuse in southern Italy last month.

31 Jul 2022


Italian court dismisses sexual abuse charges against Paul Haggis: Reports

Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis was arrested on charges of sexual abuse in southern Italy last month.

19 Jul 2022


5 budget accommodations to consider on a trip to Venice

Known for its art and architecture, gorgeous scenic views, narrow canals, and gondolas, Venice is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world.

18 Jul 2022


We recommend these accommodations for a budget trip in Rome

The capital city of Italy, Rome is popular for the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, and iconic classic architecture along with incredible food, a world-famous film industry, and stunning gardens.

15 Jul 2022


A must-read list of books for people in their 30s

For many people, reaching the age of 30 is a significant milestone as it marks the beginning of mature adulthood and perhaps the end of your youth.

05 Jul 2022


Venice to make tourists pay entry fee to tackle overtourism

The Italian city of Venice has introduced a new scheme where tourists have to book a spot and pay an entry fee before visiting the city.

04 Jul 2022


Storm-themed spa room in Italy has the Internet divided

How does the word spa create an image in your mind? Soothing music, dim lighting, and relaxation, right?

01 July 2022


Italian Alpine resort uses sounds of nature to entice tourists

At a time when social media and all platforms of advertising are brimming with exquisite visuals, a resort in Italy has decided to focus on a different sense altogether.

22 Jun 2022


5 cheese dripping goodness you must try in Italy

If cheesy dishes turn your head every time you pass through a food joint, this is for you.

20 Jun 2022


Filmmaker Paul Haggis arrested over sexual assault charges in Italy

Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis was detained by authorities on Sunday for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in southern Italy, as reported by Italian media publications.

16 Jun 2022


5 heavenly Italian cheeses for cheese lovers

Italy is well-known for its great variety of cheeses as a lot of monasteries here were hubs of cheese-making during medieval times.