More than 8,000 cats and dogs have been left homeless or are missing. A huge number of pets and farm animals are believed to have died in houses and barns that collapsed during the first quake and many of them are showing clear signs of trauma. Here are some of their stories...
Scientist Rita Levi-Montalcini turned 100. For the oldest living Nobel prize winner and Italian senator, there is no reason to stop fighting.
“What I did in the past is not enough — there is only the future.”
Lilly Ledbetter, who became a symbol for gender equality in the U.S. and elsewhere, was invited to Italy by the CGIL, one of the main Italian trade unions. The occasion was a special celebration of International Women’s Day.
In Italy every February there is a ritual which consumes a better part of the nation: the Sanremo Festival. Formally it is a singers’ competition to promote Italian music, while in reality it is more…much more!
The Italian Consulate General in New York is sponsoring a free public concert which will introduce the U.S. to Fabrizio De Andrè. His music will be interpreted by Mauro Pagani, De Andrè’s friend and musical collaborator who is also a versatile musician in his own right, capable of playing everything from 70s rock to folk and ethnic music
L'artista, che collaborò con De Andrè dal 1984 per la produzione di "Crueza de Ma", si esibirà questa domenica nel Queens in un concerto gratuito organizzato ed offerto dal Consolato Italiano. Proporrà al pubblico una scaletta dei brani più celebri del cantautore genovese
In the US the defeated McCain shows respect towards the man chosen by the American people and calls to be united under Obama's presidency. Italy, on the other hand, witnesses continuous fights and insults among its political leaders.