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Napoli Group members arrested over a fake €300 note and a paper trail leading to the Italian underworld

The bogus money – no such note has ever been introduced – was accepted by a naïve German business. It came to the attention of police on the trail of counterfeiters who are believed to have dumped half a billion fake euros on the continent since the …
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Rome wins cameo in new Bond film

In his fourth reprisal of the silver screen’s most famous secret agent, British actor Daniel Craig is set to get caught up in several high-speed chases around the city’s history-lined alleyways, main thoroughfares and river banks. But the highlight of his …
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Oxford graduate jailed in Italy for killing friend in 120mph drink-driving crash

Ryon James Heyn crashed his mother’s Mercedes into truck near Venice  His friend Stefano Annoni, 35, died in horror smash at speeds of 120mph Heyn had taken car without permission from his stepfather earlier in day He has been jailed for three years …
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The best of Italian cinema in Istanbul

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Telecom Italia Said to Consider Ripa as Telecom Argentina CEO

Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) — Telecom Italia SpA is considering Elisabetta Ripa for the post of Telecom Argentina SA chief, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Ripa, 49, currently leads Telecom Italia’s international wholesale and retail business …
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Italian Natural History Museums On The...

November 27, 2014 Image Caption: The herpetological gallery at Florence Natural History Museum, Section of Zoology “La Specola,” is shown. Credit: S. Bambi (CC-BY 4.0) Provided by Franco Andreone, Pensoft Publishers Are Italian natural history …
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BlackRock owns 5 pct of Italy's Rai Way - filing

MILAN Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:15am EST MILAN Nov 27 (Reuters) – U.S. investment company BlackRock owns 5.026 pct of Italian network operator Rai Way through various funds as of Nov. 19, a Consob regulatory filing showed on Thursday. Italian state television …
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Telecom Italia activates fibre, 4G services in Ravenna

Telecom Italia has announced that the Italian city of Ravnenna in the Emilia-Romagna is one of the first cities in the country to boast a fully operational fibre-optic and 4G network following a EUR 5.5 million investment. The operator used new …

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World should not accept Libya perpetually at war, Italian FM

(ANSAmed) – ROME, NOVEMBER 27 – Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Thursday at a press conference with his British counterpart Philip Hammond that the world should not resign itself to a Libya that is perpetually ‘’divided and at war’’. …
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Italy to sell non-controlling stakes in Enel when conditions right

Addressing the Senate in Rome, Padoan gave no further details of the timing of the planned sales. He reiterated the government’s aim of selling assets worth the equivalent of 0.7 percent of national output over the next three years in a bid to cut a …
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