| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:40 AM
* Italy SMEs pay 40 pct more for power vs Europe
* Green subsidies add 12 bln euros/yr to bills
* Rome mulling debt issuance to help cut green levies
* Italy generates over 40 pct of power from gas
By Stephen Jewkes
MILAN, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Enrico...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:27 PM
ROME -- The U.S. National Security Agency may have spied on the future Pope Francis in the run-up to his election in March, an Italian magazine reported Wednesday. The NSA strongly denied the report.
Without citing sources, Panorama magazine said the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
ROME - The Rome Film Festival has rounded out its main jury which will comprise U.S.-based Iranian director Amir Naderi; Italian director Luca Guadagnino; French thesp-turned director Noemie Lvovsky; Russian actor and producer Aleksei Guskov; Chinese...
| Oct 27, 2013
Today it's easy to assume that social media platforms are a recent development, a phenomenon unique to the Internet age. But the exchange of media along social networks of friends and acquaintances is in fact much older than Facebook, Twitter or MySpace....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Fans are used to seeing Blair Underwood playing a variety of roles: a hotshot attorney ("L.A. Law"), a charismatic doctor ("Sex and the City") and a ruthless businessman ("Dirty Sexy Money"). But in the new NBC series "Ironside," Underwood tackles the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Paul Haggis examines his own storytelling methods in "Third Person," an ambitious puzzle movie in which couples in three interlocking stories reveal different facets of a single psyche -- namely, the author's. With segments set in Paris, Rome and New...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 AM
There is a lot of variety for families this fall, from magical musicals to magic illusions. There are animal shows for the critter-loving kid and music programs for children who enjoy both classical and contemporary music. If that isn’t enough,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Micah Wexler, last seen tackling Middle Eastern food at Mezze, is opening a new-style old-fashioned Jewish deli at the Grand Central Market.
Called simply Wexler's Deli, it's to feature the full run of smoked fish and cured meats -- salmon and sturgeon,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The letter was two sentences long, addressed to "Dear Mr. Rossellini" and signed "Ingrid Bergman." Like many moviegoers in the late 1940s, the actress was deeply affected by "Rome, Open City" and "Paisan," Roberto Rossellini's landmarks of neorealist...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:19 PM
ROME — Italy is debating what to do with the body of Erich Priebke, the unrepentant Nazi war criminal who died in Rome last week at the age of 100.
Denied a church funeral in Rome by the Vatican, the former SS captain, who received a life sentence...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Rome Film Festival topper Marco Mueller has unveiled a rich lineup mixing crowdpleasers with more esoteric fare and comprising recent standouts and world preems that include new works by Jonathan Demme, Isabel Coixet, and U.S. multi-hyphenate Mark...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Riccardo Muti has received yet another award to put alongside the many he has amassed in the course of his distinguished career, this time from the Italian capital.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director has been honored by the Chamber of...