EU political and business leaders call for solidarity, political union in Europe Northern European countries must do more to support southern EU member states, Emma Marcegaglia, president elect of Business Europe, and others said today. “We see resentment from creditor countries to debtor countries. I think we cannot go on with this kind of situation [...]
From 7th to 12th May 2013 the Festival Of Europe returns to Florence, an occasion to reflect on future Europe, a laboratory of communication between the European Union and its citizens and a display of the Union’s activities and its member states. Follow the live streaming of the event.
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Seven people were dead and two remained missing Wednesday after a container ship, The Jolly Nero, slammed into the control tower at the e port of Genoa during the night.
From 7th to 12th May 2013 the Festival Of Europe returns to Florence, an occasion to reflect on future Europe, a laboratory of communication between the European Union and its citizens and a display of the Union’s activities and its member states.
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Margaret Thatcher died at 87. Read the Margaret Thatcher’ speech at Anglo-Italian Summit in Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy, in 1986. After the international meeting she visited the Uffizi Gallery, the Corridio vasariano and Palazzo Vecchio.
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Famous Brunello di Montalicino producer Franco Biondi Santi, dubbed the “gentleman of Brunello” died on Sunday at the age of 91.
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Florence cultural authorities on Friday moved to repair Pio Fedi’s Rape of Polyxena in the Loggia dei Lanzi in the central Piazza della Signoria following the removal of a finger in the latest act of vandalism against the statue.
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Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi says he is interested in running for premier if Italians have to go back to elections after an inconclusive vote last month. ”If the conditions are right, I would,” he told Italian weekly l’Espresso.
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A Florence court on Wednesday acquitted Italian financier and former construction magnate Salvatore Ligresti and former Florence city councilman Graziano Cioni of corruption charges related to a mega-construction project in the Castello area of the city.
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Black smoke appeared over the Vatican following the second morning of the cardinals’ conclave on Wednesday, signalling that so far the second day of voting has failed to produce a new pope. Follow the White smoke watch live on the Florence Daily News home page.
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