Italy

For Julie Andrews, sudden success was 'like an assault'

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Hollywood success came so suddenly for Julie Andrews, she said it felt like "an assault." The 83-year-old star is nothing but grateful for everything that's come her way...Read more

Couple charged with stealing sand from beach in Italy

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Italian authorities have now put up signs warning people that stealing sand is forbidden.Read more

Venice tourists fined $1K for picnicking

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Two German tourists were fined more than one-thousand dollars for making coffee at a bridge in Venice, Italy.Read more


Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

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Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games.Read more

Cruise ship strikes tour boat, dock in Venice

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Four people were injured when a cruise ship struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice, Italy Sunday.Read more

WATCH: Mount Etna erupted in Sicily overnight

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Italy's Mount Etna lit up the night sky with bursts of sweltering hot lava today Friday as the Sicilian volcano lurched into activity.Read more

Amanda Knox to return to Italy for 1st time since acquittal

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Amanda Knox says she is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her...Read more

Cancer patient plans dream trip after winning lottery

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A North Carolina cancer patient is planning a dream trip after winning $250,000 playing the lottery.Read more

Action demanded after 1,100 dead dolphins wash up in France

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The mass deaths, widely blamed on industrial fishing, have alarmed animal welfare groups and prompted France's ecology minister to launch a national plan to protect them.Read more


Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

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An infant boy in Italy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home.Read more

Italy outraged as court finds victim too ugly to be raped

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Italy's Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict in part by arguing that the woman who was attacked...Read more