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Antonio Denti

Enter the Zuckerverse? Social media churns with new names for Facebook

Oct 21 2021

They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. The company refused to comment on rumor or speculation, of course, but the Twitterati had no problem.

Capri, Italy's blue island, emerges from the pandemic blues

May 04 2021

CAPRI, Italy Capri's world has always been blue - the color of the water surrounding the Mediterranean island, many of its fishing boats and, most famously, the light in its Blue Grotto. | Video

Seven-year-old Italian influencer challenges disability stereotypes

Nov 16 2020

ROME Sirio Persichetti can't speak and can't feed himself but the seven-year-old has taken the social media world by storm with his daily antics, proving that a disability is no barrier to inspiring others. | Video

Happiness, controversy and fear as Italy's schools finally reopen

Sep 14 2020

ROME After a six-month shutdown, the longest in Europe, Italy reopened most of its schools on Monday, testing the organisational skills of the government, the nerves of teachers and the self-control of excited students.

Mediterranean marine life flourished during lockdown, Italian coastguard finds

Jul 06 2020

LAZIO, Italy Marine life in the Mediterranean off Italy flourished during the coronavirus lockdown as water quality improved and species moved into spaces vacated by people and ships, the Italian coastguard has found. | Video

Virtual no more - real Michelangelo awes again in Vatican Museums

Jun 01 2020

VATICAN CITY If you've ever dreamed of being in the Sistine Chapel without feeling like you are craning your neck in a packed open-top tourist bus, now is your chance. | Video

Judo skills help Olympic champion through lockdown

May 05 2020

ROME Patience is a key element of judo and for Olympic champion Fabio Basile it is a virtue which has served him well over the last few weeks in Europe's longest lockdown.

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