Unemployment steady at 12.4%


Italy's unemployment rate was steady at 12.4% in May, the same as the previous month, Istat said on Tuesday. The national statistics agency said that the number of unemployed people had fallen by 59,000 (1.

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Juncker makes last-minute offer to Greek Premier Tsipras


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made a last-minute offer to Athens in a bid to reach a bailout agreement before the deadline expires on Tuesday, as Kathimerini online reports quoting European Union and Greek government sources as saying.

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Tavecchio vows to 'drive merchants from temple'


Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio on Tuesday vowed kick the corrupt out of the game here, a day after prosecutors said Catania Chairman Antonino Pulvirenti confessed to paying to fix five matches to ensure the Sicilian club did not...

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Expo 2015

Deputy FM Hotovely thanks Italy for pizza

Israel national day at Expo a 'celebration for all'

Israel has celebrated its National Day at the Milan Expo 2015 world's fair.

Country celebrates national day at world's fair

Israel thanks Italy for inventing pizza

The deputy foreign minister of Israel thanked Italy for inventing pizza during Israel's national day at Milan Expo 2015. "I am a big fan of pizza, and I take this opportunity to thank Italy," said Tzipi Hotovely.

Israel's pavillion at Expo

June 25 to be celebration 'in exquisitely Israeli style'

Israel National Day at Expo to be 'overwhelming, exuberant'

The Israel Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 announced on Tuesday its line-up of events and entertainment for the country's National Day, scheduled for June 25 and promising to be "overwhelming, fun, exuberant, in exquisitely Israeli style," said Elazar Cohen, I...

Catholic charity event in the name of sharing and solidarity

The People's Canteen, a 1km table to seat 5,000 at Expo

The Expo world's fair will host a so-called People's Canteen - a table stretching one kilometer in the name of sharing and solidarity organized by the Milan diocese and various Catholic charities.

Scientists explore role of food proteins in nutritional science

European proteomics congress opens at Expo

The IX annual congress of the European Proteomics Association opened at Milan Expo on Tuesday centring on the role of food proteins in nutritional science.

False dietary myths to blame, doctor says in Expo lecture

One in three nine-year-olds overweight, says study presented at Expo

Nearly one in three Italian nine-year-olds are overweight or obese, according to a health ministry study presented at Expo on Tuesday. Specifically , 20% of nine-year-olds are overweight and 9.8% obese, the study found.

Allocates 150,000 euros in 2016

Lombardy OKs collective veg garden law, part of Milan Expo legacy

The Lombardy regional council on Tuesday unanimously approved a law recognizing, promoting and financing collective vegetable gardens.

East Asian republic promotes 'genuine' food at world’s fair

South Korea fetes national day, coop swith Italy at Milan Expo

East Asian republic promotes 'genuine' food at world’s fair

Four out of 10 women would like to improve their diets

Italian women view food as health factor

Italian women see food as a health factor rather than as a source of pleasure and satisfaction of a need, according to the results of a survey by the national observatory on health of women (Onda) presented Monday at Expo Milan 2015.

Serbian foreign minister notes Italy is main trading partner

Serbia 'counts on Italy for EU,' Dacic says at Milan Expo

Serbia is counting on Italy's support during its application to enter the European Union, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said Monday during a day at Expo Milan 2015 dedicated to Serbia.

Leaders set aside tensions to focus on agriculture, climate

Renzi-Hollande meeting at Milan Expo was 'excellent'

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi and French President François Hollande have strongly denied there is any tension between Italy and France, insisting at a meeting last weekend to mark the French contribution to Expo Milan 2015 that relations between the two co...

First lady's visit includes Expo, Milan, Venice, Vicenza

Michelle Obama thanks US troops, promotes nutrition during visit

Michelle Obama spoke out against the killings this week of nine people in the United States as she met Friday with American troops and their families based in the northern Italian city of Vicenza.

International experts discuss at Soremartec conference

At Expo, the good diet 'revolution'

Are there foods that are good or bad for health? Can one talk of the "ideal diet"? To give a response to these questions, scientists and experts from the world of nutrition came together on Friday at Expo Milan for a meeting called "Back to Bas...

Diet revolution

Company presents the first Sustainability Expo report

Lavazza showcases 120 years of history at Expo

Innovation, quality, and environmental awareness go hand-in-hand for Lavazza, which in its 120th year presents the first Sustainability Expo in Milan, the large international event dedicated to nutrition where Lavazza is the official coffee of the Italian ...

Lavazza sustainability at Expo

Event attracts increasing number of visitors, Sala notes

Milan Expo 'sign of country's great recovery', says FM

The Milan Expo 2015 world's fair is the manifestation of a great recovery in the country, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has said as the food-themed event this week welcomed high-profile visitors including US First Lady Michelle Obama and British...

First lady tells schoolchildren to help change the world

Michelle Obama takes her nutrition drive to Milan Expo

United States First Lady Michelle Obama took her drive to promote good nutrition and combat obesity to Milan Expo on Thursday, when she led an American delegation visiting the World Fair.

Presents seminar on UN World Day Against Desertification

Israel shares desertification expertise at Milan Expo

Israel shared its expertise in fighting against desertification during a seminar at its Expo pavilion on Thursday, in light of United Nations World Day Against Desertification, sponsored by the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Conferences and workshops to showcase the best in the field

Innovation Week kicks off at Expo

Digital and technological innovation, the Internet, and start-up firms will be the focus this week at Milan Expo 2015.


First lady visits Palazzo Italia exhibition

Michelle Obama applauds Milan pupils at Expo

American First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged Milan schoolchildren to 'help change the world' during a visit to Expo on Thursday. "It is so important that you take the issue seriously (and) help change the world," Mrs.

Sets off to see Leonardo's Last Supper

Michelle Obama autographs student aprons at Expo

American First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday autographed the aprons of 20 American School of Milan students after a cooking demonstration at the Expo world's fair Wednesday.