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Ancient Roman home reopens in Herculaneum after 36-year wait

Oct 24 2019

HERCULANEUM, Italy One of Italy's most beautiful ancient Roman houses, which was buried under tonnes of ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, has reopened to the public 36 years after it was shuttered in disrepair.

Sculptor transforms Rome's dead trees into art

Oct 21 2019

ROME Andrea Gandini, a 22-year-old Roman sculptor, is making a growing name for himself by turning the Eternal City's dead tree stumps into much-admired pieces of art. | Video

Italy lets French migrant ship dock to anger of far right

Oct 16 2019

ROME Charity rescue ship Ocean Viking headed toward the southern Italian port of Taranto on Tuesday after the government gave it authorization to bring 176 migrants ashore in a decision that angered the far-right League. | Video

Cheesed off European dairy producers dismayed at U.S. tariffs

Oct 04 2019

ROME/PARIS European cheese makers complained on Thursday of being held "hostage" in a transatlantic trade battle that had nothing to do with them after the United States slapped 25% tariffs on the sector in retaliation for state aid to aerospace group Airbus. | Video

Cheesed-off European dairy producers dismayed at U.S. tariffs

Oct 04 2019

ROME/PARIS European cheese makers complained on Thursday of being held "hostage" in a transatlantic trade battle that had nothing to do with them after the United States slapped 25% tariffs on the sector in retaliation for state aid to aerospace group Airbus. | Video

Cheesed off European dairy producers dismayed at U.S. tariffs

Oct 03 2019

ROME/PARIS, Oct 3 European cheese makers complained on Thursday of being held "hostage" in a transatlantic trade battle that had nothing to do with them after the United States slapped 25% tariffs on the sector in retaliation for state aid to aerospace group Airbus.

Former Italy PM Renzi leads breakaway from PD, still backs government

Sep 17 2019

ROME Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced on Tuesday he was leaving the center-left Democratic Party (PD) to set up his own party, in a move that raised tensions in the new ruling coalition and could undermine its stability.

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