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Flavio Briatore and Elisabetta Gregoraci: weird baby name

5 April, 2020
If the idea that Elisabetta Gregoraci is having a baby to much older Flavio Briatore gives you the creeps, read no further. Former Italian show girl and model, Gregoraci, is pregnant to her husband Briatore, and has revealed that he…

Rome to bid for 2020 Olympics

4 April, 2020
After Rome lost the Serie A Championship to a final goal from FC Internazionale in its game against Siena, other good news on the sports front will hopefully be some consolation to the city. Rome has won Italy’s candidature choice…

Valentino Rossi legal action against truffle festival

1 April, 2020
The Italian truffle festival at Sant-Angelo in Vado (Pesaro) has encountered an unusual problem this year, in the form of champion sports star Valentino Rossi. The truffle festival has reached its 46th edition, and the logo of this year’s festival…

Mara Carfagna: showgirl- turned- minister

1 April, 2020
Mr Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s new prime minister, has just chosen his government. Among his closest collaborators and aides, the former show girl, Mara Carfagna who will serve as Equal Opportunites Minister. Mara Carfagna, who worked for tv channels owned by…

George Clooney to buy new Italian villa on Lake Maggiore

30 March, 2020
In more gossip from Italy, George Clooney could buy a new luxury villa in Italy on Lake Maggiore, replacing the famous Clooney Villa Oleandra on Lake Como at Cernobbio. According to reports, the new villa may or may not be…

World famous Bialetti Moka coffee moves production

29 March, 2020
The famous Italian brand of Bialetti, the little man with the moustache who makes coffee in a staggeringly huge percentage of Italian homes, will no longer be a ‘made in Italy‘ brand. Production of the Moka Express, the ubiquitous stove-top…

Beautiful Italian women among thinnest in Europe

29 March, 2020
We all know Italian women are fashionable and often very beautiful but in a country which is increasingly concerned about obesity problems among its youth, it turns out that Italian women are among Europe’s thinnest ladies. The bikini-clad women you’ll…

Italian footballer Alberto Gilardino to tie the knot

29 March, 2020
Italian footballer Alberto Gilardino will soon tie the knot! In an interview granted to Sport Mediaset his fiancée Alice Bregoli announced their intention to marry and although a date has not been set, the wedding will probably take place next…

Vatican forgives John Lennon 'Beatles bigger than Jesus' comment

29 March, 2020
44 years after John Lennon famously declared that the Beatles were bigger than Jesus, the Vatican’s newspaper Osservatore Romano has published an article in which it discusses the pop phenomenon of the world famous British band. According to the paper,…

Giorgio Armani to design Monaco's royal wedding dress

28 March, 2020
Italian designer Giorgio Armani will dress Charlene Wittstock for her wedding to Prince Albert of Monaco. This is at least what Giorgio Armani told reporters at the end of his fashion show in Milan yesterday. For more news on Charlene…

Milan is one of the world's most expensive cities

27 March, 2020
According to a survey published by Mercer, Milan is one of the most expensive cities in the world, outstripping Paris, London and New York; most of the major Italian fashion brands are currently headquartered in the city, so it goes…

Thief breaks into Berlusconi's villa

27 March, 2020
Maybe the thief did not know that the luxury villa he wanted to rob belonged to Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s prime minister. The burglar, a man from Milan in his late thirties, tried to break into the villa where Piersilvio Berlusconi…

PETA protests Armani store in New York

26 March, 2020
A couple of days ago Giorgio Armani opened his new flagship store on Fifth Avenue, but things did not go as smoothly as planned; a group of Peta activists protested against the fashion designer who apparently broke his promise not…

Italy farewells Pietro Ferrero

25 March, 2020
Pietro Ferrero from Italy’s famous nutella-making Ferrero group passed away on Monday in South Africa, while riding his bicycle. The details of his death haven’t been released yet, but it is expected he possibly died of a heart attack. While…

George Clooney's Lake Como villa for sale

24 March, 2020
A real estate agent has confirmed that George Clooney’s Villa Oleandra on Lake Como is up for sale, according to a tabloid television news service in Italy. Can Cernobbio and Lake Como survive without the adopted Italian divo resident at…

Thief steals 600 euros in coins from Trevi Fountain

24 March, 2020
I would never have had said that stealing coins from the Trevi Fountain could be as lucrative as this, but Roberto Cercelletta, our crime in Italy profile for this week, managed a full 600 euros before he was arrested. Cercelletta…

George Clooney to appear in Italian court in Milan

22 March, 2020
Expect there to be a free-for-all of George Clooney fans in Milan on July 16 as the American actor and adopted Italian celebrity appears in court. The Palazzo di Giustizia in Milan will host one of its more famous court…

Flavio Briatore's luxury yacht confiscated by Italian police

19 March, 2020
Flavio Briatore’s 17 million euro luxury yacht, Force Blue, has been seized by Italy’s special financial police, the Guardia di Finanza. Investigators contend that Briatore has registered the yacht as a charter boat in the Cayman islands, hiring at 275,000…
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