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…

Nun Wins ‘Voice’ Contest in Italy

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 Praised For Keeping Calm During 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

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.

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

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

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

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

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?

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…