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Google Faces Potential Fines, Criminal Charges In Italy [Report]

Google Faces Potential Fines, Criminal Charges In Italy [Report]

By Chris Crum 20 hours ago

Google continues to walk down a rocky road in Europe as it now faces fines and potential criminal charges if it does not meed requirements set by regulators in Italy. The company has been dealing with numerous regulatory issues throughout …

Fanny Neguesha Says Yes to Mario Balotelli Fanny Neguesha Says Yes to Mario Balotelli

With the FIFA World Cup being played only once every four years, one can only imagine the pressure soccer’s greatest superstars are under to perform at their peak level for their respective nations. While Brazil is obviously under the most …

Singing Nun Wins Italy's 'The Voice' Singing Nun Wins Italy's 'The Voice'

One of the biggest goals of Pope Francis in his brief popedom thus far has been to get the Catholic Church closer to the average person, prompting church officials to “go out into the streets”. Francis’s message resonated with Sister …

Mario Balotelli Ignores Racist Taunts Mario Balotelli Ignores Racist Taunts

Mario Balotelli was the target of racial slurs once again on Wednesday, this time during training in Florence. But the young forward–who reportedly has a hot temper–kept calm and continued with practice when a man hurled the insults at him. …

Mozzarella Arrests Stun Italians Mozzarella Arrests Stun Italians

Imagine how you would feel if you found out that your favorite steak house had been serving you horse meat. Maybe that parallels how lots of folks in Italy feel after finding out that the cheese they have been buying …

Mozzarella Arrests: This Really Happened. Mozzarella Arrests: This Really Happened.

Holy cow, but those Italian folks take their pizza cheese seriously. Fox News reports that 13 people were arrested in Italy for making subpar mozzarella cheese. But wait, it gets better. The entire thing started because some guy lost some …

Island Of Poveglia Is Haunted…And For Sale Island Of Poveglia Is Haunted…And For Sale

The Island of Poveglia, a short boat ride from Venice, Italy, is for sale despite the wide-spread rumors that the state-owned property is haunted. The Italian government is auctioning the island to offset the country’s debts and started bidding last …

Sophia Loren Honored at Cannes Film Festival Sophia Loren Honored at Cannes Film Festival

International film star and Italy’s most renowned actress Sophia Loren has been named the Guest of Honor at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 14-25 in Cannes, France. Aside from attending a screening of her new film, …

Stolen Gauguin Painting Recovered in Italy Stolen Gauguin Painting Recovered in Italy

Two paintings stolen from a house in London in 1970 by renowned French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard were found hanging on an Italian autoworker’s kitchen wall. The unnamed Fiat mechanic bought the paintings at an auction for roughly …

Andrea Bocelli Weds Longtime Girlfriend Andrea Bocelli Weds Longtime Girlfriend

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli married longtime companion Veronica Berti Friday, in the coastal town of Livorno, Italy. Bocelli, 55, had been dating Berti, 30, for 12 years, and the couple has a two-year-old daughter together named Virginia. The newlyweds married …

Amanda Knox Saga: Meredith Kercher Forgotten? Amanda Knox Saga: Meredith Kercher Forgotten?

The saga of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito is huge and intriguing. There’s murder, sex, lies, a possible government set up, and who knows what else. Are they guilty? Not guilty? Lying to keep each other safe or turning on …

Amanda Knox: Sollecito Questioning Her Innocence? Amanda Knox: Sollecito Questioning Her Innocence?

Amanda Knox just can’t catch a break. After being convicted last month for the now infamous 2007 murder of roommate Meredith Kercher, her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito is now admitting that he has questions about Knox’s behavior on the morning after …

Is Matteo Rezni, Italy's Young PM Up To The Task? Is Matteo Rezni, Italy's Young PM Up To The Task?

In Italian politics, it seems to be a literal representation of, “out with the old and in with the new”. Matteo Renzi, who was sworn in as Italy’s prime minister, is seen as a fresh-faced youngster. He is in fact …

John Durkin: Missing Student Found Dead in Rome John Durkin: Missing Student Found Dead in Rome

The Boston Globe reports sad news today: the Bates College junior from Rye Beach, New Hampshire who was reported missing on February 19th has now been reported dead. The 21-year-old was on a study-abroad trip along with 54 other students …

Cougar Town star plays the tourist in Italy Cougar Town star plays the tourist in Italy

Courteney Cox was recently spotted vacationing in Venice with new boyfriend Johnny McDaid and her nine-year-old daughter Coco. Cox, star of the television series Cougar Town and perhaps best known for her role on the long-running hit sitcom Friends, was …

Carolina Kostner Wins Bronze, Atones for Vancouver Carolina Kostner Wins Bronze, Atones for Vancouver

Italy’s Carolina Kostner won the bronze medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The 27-year-old native of Bolzano, Italy scored 74.12 points in the short program and 142.61 in the free skate for a total of 216.73. That …

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South Korea, and a record setter for Russia. Sotnikova scored an overall 224.59 points, with 149.95 …