Zonkey Born In Italy After Zebra Climbed Fence To Mate With Donkey

A rare zonkey has been born in Florence, Italy after a zebra became amorous and climbed a fence to mate with a female donkey. Officials at the wildlife reserve say the fence was put up for just that reason, but…

Orangutan Remark Lands Italian Senator In Hot Water

Roberto Calderoli, Vice President of the Italian Senate, apologized today for remarks made over the weekend in which he compared Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first black minister, to an orangutan. So if you thought that America had the corner market on…

5.1 Earthquake Shakes Northern Italy

Just two days after a small 4.6 magnitude earthquake gently shook Lima, Peru, a mid-sized 5.1 magnitude earthquake has now shaken northern Italy. The quake occurred at around 12:30 local time on Friday and was centered one mile from the…

Pope: Mafia Must “Convert To God”

Pope Francis, who recently made some controversial statements about atheists, has now targeted the Italian mafia. Reuters reports that the Pope urged members of the mafia to repent this week after he beatified Giuseppe Puglisi. Puglisi was a Sicilian priest…

Italian Prosecutor Appeals Google Execs’ Acquittal

About seven years ago, a video was uploaded to YouTube featuring a group of school kids bullying an autistic child. This led to three Google executives – David Drummond, Peter Fleischer (pictured) and George Reyes – being convicted in 2010…

Court: Google Can’t Be Forced To Filter Every Uploaded Video

Back in 2006, a video was uploaded to YouTube featuring a group of school kids bullying an autistic child. Three Google executives – David Drummond, Peter Fleischer and George Reyes – were convicted in 2010 by a judge in Milan…

Facebook Is Down Across Europe, Anonymous Claims Responsibility

Remember when Anonymous Own3r “took down” GoDaddy? It was found that GoDaddy was just suffering from internal issues that Anonymous Own3r jumped on in a bid for attention. Many members of Anonymous were even able to prove that he was…

English Police To Investigate Racist Tweets Following England’s Euro 2012 Loss

Losing in the knockout stages of UEFA’s European Championship is never easy for fans or players alike, and as you might expect, fans of England’s football team were absolutely distraught following yesterday’s loss to Italy. England went down after losing…

Zuckerberg Has Trouble at the ATM

With Zuckerberg’s billions, you would think he would know how to use an ATM. This video from Italian TM News shows Zuckerberg going up to the ATM, which doesn’t work for him. He then asks people around him if they…

KickAssTorrents Blocked In Italy Following Court Order

There’s a movement happening in courts across Europe and it’s starting to look a trend that’s here to stay. After the UK blocked access to The Pirate Bay, Italy is following up with a nationwide ISP block of KickAssTorrents. TorrentFreak…