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Everywhere I went, I walked in her footsteps. She stepped on these same stones, past the Roman-era thermal baths, beyond the church, to the 15th-Century castle in the heart of the town. When I pictured her, she was no longer the white-haired octogenarian I knew from my childhood, but a 25-year-old newlywed with her whole life ahead of her.
MILAN — He may potentially be the most powerful man in Italy, yet few people know who he is. Foreign ambassadors seek him out, even though he holds no public office. He claims to be but a simple member of a political movement, volunteering free technical assistance, but critics say he and his small Milan company control the votes, the candidates and the policies of the country’s leading party.
Steve Bannon is heading to Rome on Thursday, days ahead of the Italian election, and has reportedly hinted of his support for the far-right candidate Matteo Salvini.
Last October, Beppe Grillo headlined a protest by the 5 Star Movement, the populist political party he founded. Standing outside the Pantheon he denounced a new electoral law that will limit direct voting for parliamentary candidates and help protect incumbents in national elections on Sunday.
Enter Bclaire, a four-month-old Italian label started by former fashion stylist Chiara Guicciardi that’s updating the summer staple with a winter-friendly touch. Think fuzzy jumbo-sized pom-poms, leopard-print toppers, and mink lids in a kaleidoscopic range of colors, which can be stamped with your initials or lucky numbers.
Bernardo Bertolucci and Luca Guadagnino hail from different generations, but both Italian directors have a bent for making sensual English-language films. And each knows what it’s like to be embraced by critics and audiences abroad but snubbed at home, as Bertolucci tells Variety in a rare interview.
Italian elections are always complicated affairs, but Sunday's vote could take complicated to a new level.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is Italy’s first choice to succeed Gian Piero Ventura as national team manager, the Italian Football Federation confirmed on Tuesday morning.
Italy have been searching for a new manager since Ventura was fired after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.
An Italian photographer has captured incredible photographs of some of Italy's most beautiful crumbling homes after spending four years scouting out abandoned villas.
Just weeks after scrubbing Columbus Day from the calendar, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will consider designating a new “Italian American Heritage Day.”