PRATO, Italy (AP) — The first thing the firefighters saw was the arm sticking out of the barred window on the second floor of the factory. Flames reached through the partially collapsed roof and a high column of smoke darkened the winter sky. This fire had been burning for some time.
The European Commission is discussing changes with Italy and France to their 2015 draft budgets to avoid having to send back the plans that break European Union rules, EU officials said on Wednesday. Euro zone countries submitted draft budgets to the Commission on Oct. 15 to check whether they meet EU regulations, under powers ceded to the EU's executive arm last year as a result of the euro ...
Rome (AFP) - Italy's World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is being investigated on suspicion of running a sham company to avoid paying more than a million euros ($1.27 million) in tax, Italian authorities announced Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - ROME - Italy's singing nun, Sister Cristina Scuccia, who won "The Voice of Italy" in June, has released a cover of Madonna's "Like a Virgin" as her first single, ahead of a forthcoming album.