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Italian premier keeps promise to cut taxes for low earners
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:01:07 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/782bfed3adec87ee.jpg" /> ROME - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday cut taxes for 10 million low earners to boost consumer spending, making good on a promise made after taking office two months ago, despite ...
Popes Easter Prayer Peace in Ukraine Syria
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:00:02 -0400
Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria as he celebrated Easter Mass on Sunday at the steps of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The pope, head of the Roman Catholic church, prayed for all ...
Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:00:05 -0400
Thousands of people have gathered in Vatican City to celebrate Easter Sunday. Pope Francis will lead the mass in St. Peter's Square right in front of the St. Peter's Basilica, BBC reported. After ...
Juventus beat Bologna to close in on Serie A title
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:00:03 -0400
Juvenuts beat relegation-threatened Bologna 1-0 at home to edge closer to a third successive Italian Serie A title. Paul Pogba's 64th-minute goal Saturday was enough to give Antonio Conte's side ...
Italian soccer standings
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:00:01 -0400
Following are the Italian soccer league standings after Saturday's games (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against and points), according to Xinhua. Juventus 34 29 ...
Czech leads Italy 2-0 in Fed Cup semifinal
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:05 -0400
The Czech Republic leads 2-0 over Italy in tennis Fed Cup semifinal after the two singles games that were played Saturday. Czech player Safarova beat Italian Errani 6-4, 6-1 and Kvitova, who is the ...
Massimiliano Allegri set on taking charge as new Tottenham boss
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:00:09 -0400
Former AC Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly speculated to be set on taking charge of Tottenham Hotspur as their new manager. Tottenham is reportedly said to be on the lookout for a new ...
Popes Good Friday Service Underscores Plight of Suffering
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:00:08 -0400
ROME ?? The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated Pope Francis' Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum as he led Catholics around the world in ...
Hodgson fears Italian Andrea Pirlo the most ahead of Brazil World Cup
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:08 -0400
The manager of the England national football team has admitted his fears over the potential damage Italian playmaker Andrea Pirlo when his team clashes with England at the Brazil World Cup. England ...
Canonization of popes John Paul II John XXIII to draw millions to Rome
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:40:34 -0400
Easter services today are expected to kick off a record-breaking week at the Vatican. Two beloved modern popes -- John Paul II and John XXIII -- are to be canonized at the Vatican next Sunday by ...
From December Venice to ban giant ships from its canals
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:30:00 -0400
Monstrous cruise ships that ruin the view -- and even block out the sun -- for people strolling down Venice's Giudecca Canal, will, from the end of November, no longer pass close to the lagoon ...
Milan Lucic of Bruins fined for Game 1 stickwork
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:25:11 -0400
The NHL fined Boston forward Milan Lucic $5,000 US on Saturday for a spearing incident in the Bruins' opening playoff game. Lucic was fined for spearing Detroit defenceman Danny DeKeyser in the ...
So where is the global HQ of Venices independence lobby Answer Kent
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:17:32 -0400
The pound shops and fast-food outlets of Tonbridge, Kent, seem an unlikely setting for the international hub of the Venetian independence movement. But overlooking the opaque brown waters of the ...
Maiden Milan header pleases Balotelli
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:11:04 -0400
AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli was pleased to break a unique drought for the club in their 3-0 Serie A win over Livorno. The Italy international had never scored via his head for the San Siro ...
Seedorf coy on Milan future
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:10:38 -0400
Clarence Seedorf has no interest in discussing his Milan future, insisting only the club's hierarchy can decide his fate. The Dutchman witnessed his side win five straight league games for the ...
Pope presides at Vatican Mass leading Catholics into Easter
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:10:21 -0400
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday led Easter rites commemorating what Christians believe was Jesus' resurrection from the dead, and urged people to rediscover direction in their ...
UPDATE 1-Italy gives wife daughter of wanted Kazakh banker refugee status
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:58:14 -0400
(Updates with reason for April French court decision, more background) ROME, April 19 (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of a Kazakh tycoon who is wanted in three countries for alleged fraud have been ...
Safarova beats Errani to give Czechs 1-0 lead over defending champion Italy in Fed Cup semis
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:37:07 -0400
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) -- The Czech Republic took a 1-0 lead over defending champion Italy in the Fed Cup semifinals Saturday after Lucie Safarova defeated Sara Errani 6-4, 6-1 in the opening ...
Roma refuse to throw in towel despite tricky trip to Florence
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:36:11 -0400
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Lan april 18 (afp): juventus will look to a possible slip-up by closest challengers roma at fiorentina as the turin giants begin the countdown to claiming a third consecutive ...
UPDATE 1-Italys Treasury to give Monte Paschi more time to pay interest in cash - paper
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:27:54 -0400
(Adds Treasury comment) MILAN, April 19 (Reuters) - Italy's Treasury may allow loss-making Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena more time to pay interest on a state bailout, to ensure the sum is paid ...

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