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Both food and fame are in Giada De Laurentiis's family history.
Long before she became a star on the Food Network, beginning in 2002 — she has had nine shows, including “Giada in Italy” — her grandfather, Dino De Laurentiis, produced Federico Fellini’s 1954 drama “La Strada” and the 1973 “Serpico,” starring Al Pacino, and also owned an early Eataly progenitor called DDL Foodshow in New York City and Beverly Hills.
Italian bond yields rose on Monday, pushing the gap over top-rated German peers to the widest in almost two weeks, after the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement raised the prospect of fresh elections in the euro zone’s third biggest economy.
Italy’s famous seaside resorts like Portofino and Capri have long attracted big international names, but for more than a century the country’s business elite gathered in the insider haven, Forte Dei Marmi, on Tuscany’s northern coast.
Efforts to start government talks between Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star and the center-left Democratic Party were thrown into disarray as leaders of the two parties said dialogue was impossible, increasing the prospect of new elections in a few months.
Fresh from meeting the Pope, Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry continued to prove that their relationship is as strong as ever by sightseeing together in Rome.
From May 1st, plastic plates, cups, forks and other picnicware will be illegal on the Isole Tremiti, a chain of islands off Italy's eastern coast.
Italian athletes topped the rankings of drug cases in 2016, the World Anti-Doping Agency revealed on Thursday in its annual report.
The director of the Galleria Borghese in Rome has been suspended without pay for leaving the office
The Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda, whose American career has taken off in recent years with his appointment as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington and with high-profile performances at the Metropolitan Opera, announced on Thursday that he was leaving the Teatro Regio Torino, the Italian opera house he has helped restore to prominence over the past decade.
Eight weeks after Italy’s election, it’s still possible that a government will be formed by the Five Star Movement and the League, two parties that have campaigned passionately against Brussels and the European Union in the past.