No fame , no fuss: eight heroes of 2016

From the man who tackled the Nice truck killer to the women who opened their homes to those in peril, there are plenty of good people out there The Donald Trump victory, the fallout from Brexit, warnings about the return of fascism in Europe, the assault on Aleppo and the unabated refugee crisis. For many […]

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A Cycling Legends Secret War Mission: Saving Italys Jews

Italy and bicycles–the first thing they bring to mind is likely the neo-realist masterpiece T he Bicycle Thieves , which will shortly celebrate its 75 th anniversary. But there’s another story that’s even more powerful and all the more remarkable for being true: the narrative of Gino Bartali, Italy’s wartime cycling champ and–unbeknownst to all […]

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Italy’s self-esteem has taken a beating, but I still wouldn’t live anywhere else

Dumped out of the Football world cup, mired in political disagreement, the countrys pride has been wounded. Hour to take refuge in some traditional delights Millions of Italians have been understandably despondent for the past few days. The results of the regional elections in Sicily proved that former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is back in […]

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Italy’s self-esteem has taken a beating, but I still wouldn’t live anywhere else

Dumped out of the World Cup, mired in political dispute, the countrys pride has been wounded. Hour to take refuge in some traditional delights Millions of Italians have been understandably despondent for the past few days. The results of the regional elections in Sicily proved that former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is back in the […]

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Rome seems set to drop 2024 Olympics bid

Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi says it’s irresponsible to bid for 2024 Olympic Game, effectively dooming Rome’s candidacy .Image: APAP Photo/ Alessandra Tarantino Refusing to put up with more indebtednes in a city besieged by corrupt practices and poor public services, Mayor Virginia Raggi rejected Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympics on Wednesday, effectively dooming the […]

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Ferrari Land will soon be a real place, full of flashy red roller coasters

Ferrari Land is coming to Spain and it’s bringing some of Europe’s fastest rides with it .Image: rene fluger/ ap Ferrari Land it might sound like fiction but pretty soon it will be a full-blown theme park packed full of mini Ferraris and some of the most wonderful rides in Europe. A maze of super-speed […]

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Nicky Hayden, former MotoGP world champion, dies five days after bike crash

Nicky Hayden, the former MotoGP world champion, has died five days after he was involved in a bicycle accident Nicky Hayden, the former MotoGP world champion, has died five days after he was involved in a cycling accident. The 35 -year-old American was hit by a vehicle during a educate exercising in Italy last week […]

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