US student Amanda Knox's conviction for the murder of her roommate in Italy, has sparked some complaints of an unfair trial. Prosecutors and the Italian press are striking back.
The Swiss minaret ban and the crucifix decision in Europe illustrate the disconnect between religion and culture there.
Art historians in Italy think they have uncovered a tiny hidden self portrait of Caravaggio using an infared technique. But not everyone's convinced.
The Olympics cost billions and often leave venues deep in debt. But they inspire civic pride.
The true story of the stranger-than-fiction heist of the Mona Lisa in 1911.
New eateries that serve kebabs, couscous, and even pineapple are no longer welcome in Tuscan town of Lucca.
A grand, rambling, serendipitous treasure-house of material about books and the people who have loved them.
An Italian villa insists on food that's authentic and local.