The Olympics cost billions and often leave venues deep in debt. But they inspire civic pride.
10/02/2009 01:00 am
Italy takes steps to stop binge drinking, which is growing among Italians thanks to the influx of hard-drinking tourists.
10/01/2009 01:00 am
After playing in Milan's world cup for the homeless, things are looking up for Japan's Yutaro Gomikawa.
09/25/2009 01:00 am
At Milan's fashion week, the festivities are more subdued this year, with big names like Fendi bowing out and other fashion houses cutting costs.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
Despite the economic downturn, many firms cannot fill empty positions ranging from plumbers to pastry chefs. The reason? A stigma on blue-collar jobs.
09/17/2009 01:00 am
Yutaro Gomikawa used his small-time fame on the national homeless soccer team to get government aid usually unavailable to young people.
09/03/2009 01:00 am
As trade between Italy and Libya expands, Italy to honor Qaddafi with Air Force's aerobatics team. But some Italians compare this 'undeserved' honor to Scotland's release of Lockerbie bomber.
08/25/2009 01:00 am
Umberto Bossi has proposed replacing the current military march with “Va Pensiero,” an aria from Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece “Nabucco.”
08/24/2009 01:00 am
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