Italy

Six quirky traditions that make an Italian Christmas

<b>1. A month of festivities</b><p>We've all got that one friend who wants to put on the Christmas music and dig out their reindeer jumper in September, and if …

Christmas

Thomasville Doubles

A new shotgun series inspired by the southern quail woods<p>Between seven-hundred-dollar Turkish over-and-unders you’d cart to a duck blind and Purdey side-by-sides costing as much as a second mortgage, what’s been missing from the modern roster of double-barreled shotguns was a fine fowling piece …

Bitcoin and European Bonds Have a Lot in Common

Economically, sovereign debt yields make no sense and the reckoning may soon be at hand.<p>With all of the hoopla surrounding bitcoin, it may as well be the new game at the local casino -- craps, blackjack and bitcoin. There are three types of activities that take place on Wall Street: gambling, …

Economy

26 Delicious Gifts from Your Kitchen

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark<p>Melt chocolate, spread it out, and add your favorite toppings—that’s almost all there is to making bark. We added one …

Dessert

3 Unexpected Things Italian Women Consider Style Mistakes

If it seems like the world is obsessed with all things Italian right now, you're not imagining it. Between the cuisine, the vacation hotspot that is …

Clothing

After fairytale wedding in Italy, newlyweds Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli are returning to Mumbai tonight | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

For all those who are still admiring Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's fairytale wedding pictures, here comes a good news.<p>The power couple is heading …

Celebrity News (India)

F1: Side-by-side comparison of how much faster Formula 1 cars were in 2017

NEW rules were meant to make Formula 1 cars faster in 2017 — and did they ever!<p>This year’s generation of cars were lower and wider than in recent …

Auto Racing

Chelsea star Willian speaks out on his future after scoring return against Huddersfield

Willian has told Chelsea fans to relax about his future because he won’t be leaving next month.<p>Willian has admitted his former Chelsea boss Jose …

English Premier League

Rome's Pantheon to start charging visitors in May 2018

The Pantheon in Rome, which is currently free to the public, will start charging for entrance in May 2018.<p>Italy’s culture ministry announced the move …

Rome

Baumgarten explosion: main gas lines re-open

All main transit lines from the Baumgarten gas hub are back in service after an explosion shut down the Austrian site.<p>The cause of the blast is under investigation.<p>Baumgarten is a major regional tranfer node, which takes gas from as far away as Russia towards Germany, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and …

Europe is Handing Out Free Interrail Train Tickets — Here's How to Get Yours

If you've ever fancied quitting your job and finally doing that trip across Europe you've always dreamed of, now could be your chance.<p>The European …

Travel

The surprising ways that Italy celebrates Santa Lucia

<b>Who was she?</b><p>The historical Lucia came from what is today Italy: the city of Syracuse in Sicily.<p>Born to a wealthy family in the time of Roman rule, …

Sweden

Chelsea: Michy Batshuayi back to square one as Conte taxes Eden Hazard

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Michy Batshuayi of Chelsea during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Chelsea at Vitality Stadium …

English Premier League

Manchester City could be doing rivals a favour by taking heat out of title battle

It is hardly going out on a limb to suggest for example that Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool may see a clearer path to the shiny stuff in the Champions League this season than at home where they are already miles off the pace<p>When Antonio Conte said at the start of the week that English clubs had a great …

Soccer

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Rockets Toward $425 Million Global Launch Weekend

The Force is seriously powerful financially, with Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” tracking to deliver about $425 million worldwide in …

Star Wars

Italian stocks, government bonds stumble on news of March election

December 13, 2017<p>Italy’s government debt and equities markets came under pressure on Wednesday after news that elections are to be held in March.<p>In …

Economy

A quick guide to Italy’s upcoming general election

After momentous, close-run elections in Germany, France, and the UK this year, Europe will face another nail-biting vote early next year in Italy, the region’s fourth-largest economy. Italy will hold a general election on March 4, according to reports in the country’s largest newspapers. The …

Democratic Party

Jose Mourinho Accuses BBC Reporter of Being Sent Undercover by Rival Club

Jose Mourinho accused a BBC reporter of being sent undercover from another club to his press conference when he spoke to the media on Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's clash with Bournemouth.<p>Per Football365, the Manchester United boss was asked if he or the club could be at risk of sanction following …

Soccer

USMNT player offers crushing explanation for Bruce Arena's World Cup failure

The USMNT’s failure to qualify for the World Cup was a massive embarrassment that will likely have far-reaching consequences on the sport in this country.<p>While there was plenty of blame to go around, Bruce Arena’s stubborn reliance on majority MLS players was a glaring mismanagement of the United …

Soccer

The EU Is Complicit In the Abuse of Migrants in Libya, Amnesty International Says

<b>Amnesty International</b> has released a report criticizing European governments for supporting efforts by the Libyan Coast Guard to stop migrants …

North Africa

Italy’s Paolo Gentiloni calls for ‘tailor-made’ UK-EU trade deal

James Politi in Rome and Jim Brunsden in Brussels<p>December 13, 2017<p>Italy has called on the EU to offer a “tailor-made” Brexit trade deal to the UK, in …

Brexit

Eden Hazard Explains How Chelsea Forward Line's Movement Was Critical to Huddersfield Win

Eden Hazard has lauded Chelsea's fantastic front three for sticking to Antonio Conte's tactical plan in the 3-1 victory over Huddersfield Town on …

English Premier League

The most overcrowded tourist destinations

Popularity can be a gift and a curse when it comes to tourism. Once a destination has reached a tipping point, the result can be overcrowding that …

Tourism

Pope: Do not dialogue with Satan!

He always pretends to be polite, warns Francis.<p>Evil “is a person”—Satan—says Pope Francis in an excerpt from the Padre Nostro television series that …

Christianity

14 December most popular day for hangovers during festive build-up

Mark it on your calendar and make sure you’re stocked up with coffee. Experts predict that Dec. 14 will see a peak in people wishing that they hadn’t …

Crashing

Test your research impact muscles! Are researchers getting the support required to realise the potential impact of their work?

<i>Knowledge and awareness of research impact-related concepts and terminology varies greatly among researchers around the world. To help researchers</i> …

Research

Bun The UK, Say 67, We're Going Global

"I might start some foreign beef, because UK got boring" is just one lyric from their brand-new "On Tour" video.<p>It all started over pizza. When south London drill crew 67 found themselves in Milan, sitting at a table with a couple of Italian guys, it only took a few hours for them to end up in the …

Who Is Nadia Toffa? Italian Television Presenter Was World's Third Most Googled Person After Matt Lauer and Meghan Markle

Who topped Google searches in 2017? No surprise here, but fired NBC <i>Today</i> show host Matt Lauer, Prince Harry’s future wife Meghan Markle, first lady …

Meghan Markle

Six, Milan, Italy

Behind a large doorway on via Scaldasole, just up the road from Milan’s port district of Darsena, Six is the brainchild of Mauro Orlandelli, head of bespoke interior design studio, Forest, who set out to create a ‘holistic container’ that was ‘superior to the sum of its parts’. For this, read …

Design

EU pushes to curb Africa migration more, still split on hosting refugees

Despite heavy criticism, EU is sticking to its policy of providing various kinds of assistance to the governments and U.N. agencies in the Middle …

Migration