Court cleared for Yara body images

Judges in the northern city of Bergamo on Wednesday ordered that the court be cleared of members of the public so that the trial into the 2010 murder of 13-year-old schoolgirl Yara Gambarisio could see disturbing images of her body when it was found the fo...

Councils to pocket 429 mn from tourist tax in 2015

Italian city and town councils will pocket around 429 millions euros in tourist taxes (imposta di soggiorno) on visitors in 2015, according to a report by hoteliers' association Federalberghi which ANSA has seen in advance.



Skating: Kostner eyes return to competitions next year

TopNews. Italian figure skater Carolina Kostner said on Tuesday she was keen to start competing again after she was cleared to restart next year by the Court of Arbitration for Sport following her suspension for helping her former boyfriend evade doping checks.


Soccer: Nedved denies Juve quit rumours

Sports. Pavel Nedved on Tuesday denied rumours that he was set to quit Juventus. "It's all calm with the club, like with the team. I never thought of leaving Juventus," said the former Czech midfielder, now one of the executives at the club he played for.

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Expo 2015

Document aims to boost Italian product success abroad

At Expo, San Pellegrino launches Made in Italy manifesto

Water and soft drinks maker San Pellegrino Group launched a manifesto for Made in Italy products Tuesday at the Expo 2015 world's fair.

Production directed by Robert Carsen at La Scala 14 Oct-Nov 4

Daniele Gatti to conduct Falstaff for Expo closure

Milanese conductor Daniele Gatti will return to La Scala to conduct Verdi's Falstaff from October 14 to November 4 to coincide with the end of Expo on October 31.

Farmers’ association advocates buying directly from produc

60% of Italians cut back on food waste, Coldiretti tells Milan Expo

Some 60% of Italians have taken steps to curtail or eliminate food waste by reusing leftovers, paying greater attention to expiry dates and asking for doggy bags at restaurants, according to research by farmers' association Coldiretti presented at Milan Ex...

Minister wants 'strong' project that 'lives up to' Expo

Govt participation in post-Milan Expo enterprise 'crucial' says Martino

It is "crucial" that the government is part of the enterprise that will oversee the redevelopment of the area currently occupied by Expo once the universal exposition has finished, Agriculture Minister Maurizio Martina said Tuesday.

A virtual farming network, with EU funds

Coldiretti unveils Foodie project at Expo

Coldiretti farmers association unveiled its Farm Oriented Open Data In Europe (Foodie) project at the Expo world's fair on Monday.

Californian chef gives lesson to farmers at Young Mother Earth

Education key for food revolution, Waters says at Expo

The revolution in the world food's system has to take place through education in schools, Californian chef and food activist Alice Waters told a group of farmers from around the world Wednesday at the Young Mother Earth four-day meeting organised by Slow F...

Pyongyang pledges to translate principles into concrete reality

North Korea on national day signs Milan Charter at Expo 2015

North Korea on Monday signed the Milan Charter at the Milan Expo world's fair, pledging to "commit itself to apply and translate into concrete reality the principles contained therein," the North Korean special ambassador, Kim Chun Guk, said.

Sophisticated equipment allows public to have 'video experience'

Intesa Sanpaolo's Milan Expo pavilion hosts Gomorra 'virtual set'

A virtual set of the second season of Gomorra, the television series based on the book about the Naples mafia by Roberto Saviano, will be opened to the public on Wednesday at the Intesa Sanpaolo bank's pavilion at Expo Milan, the Waterstone space, the bank...

Curing 100% of breast tumors is the goal

Breast cancer awareness comes to Expo

The Italian League Against Cancer (LILT) was at Expo's Cascina Triulza Civil Society pavilion on Friday to promote the fight against breast cancer during the group's national Pink Ribbon day.

Exports boom, but challenges still remain

Farm coops had turnover of 36mn euros, Expo finds

Farm cooperatives had turnover of 36 million euros spread among 4,894 businesses, growing 0.3% since 2013-2014, according to a study presented Friday at Expo by the Observatory of Italian Agricultural Cooperation.

Farmers' association Coldiretti holds 9th edition of awards

'Green Oscars' reward innovation in agriculture at Expo

The Young Business division of farmers' association Coldiretti on Friday presented the winners of the 9th edition of its "Green Oscars" awards for innovation in agriculture at the Milan expo world fair.

Nestlè pledges 320 mn euros to boost global coffee production

Milan Expo celebrates coffee

Milan Expo 2015 is celebrating coffee with an exhibit of photographs by Brazilian photojournalist Sebastio Salgado showcasing workers in coffee production.

Gala evening held to open event

Washington embassy fetes Expo, show on food, film, fashion

The Italian Embassy in Washington held a gala evening to celebrate the success of Milan's Expo world fair and open an exhibition showcasing Italian cinema, food and fashion.

Culture Shows Earth defenders, from father to son

At Expo, Lavazza unveils 2016 calendar

Lavazza unveiled its 2016 calendar Monday at Expo. It features 13 photos of under-40 environmentalists shot by New York photographer Joey L.

Pix focus on the people in the industry

Salgado photos of coffee workers unveiled at Expo Coffee Day

Milan's Expo is showcasing an exhibition of photos by Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado which focus on the people involved in the world of coffee production, as the fair celebrates a day dedicated to the drink.

1.2 mn organic meals served daily, lion's share in north

1,249 school canteens use organic produce, project presented at Expo

Some 1,249 school canteens served meals prepared using organic produce in 2014, with a rise of 43% in four years, the national federation of agricultural cooperatives and agri-food Fedagri-Confcooperative said Thursday.

Chile institute picks up 150,000-euro first prize

Ferrero hands out awards at Milan Expo for hazelnut innovation

Italian chocolate producer Ferrero handed out awards for innovation in the hazelnut sector at Milan's Expo world fair, aiming to fund and improve research in the industry that provides one of the main ingredients for the company's famous Nutella chocolate ...

Europe biggest market at 76.2%, lion's share goes to Britain

Italian beer exports rise 3.5% in 2014, Milan Expo 2015 told

Italian beer exports rose 3.5% in 2014 over the previous year, according to a report by the national beer producers' association Assobirra presented at Milan Expo Thursday. Europe represented the largest market for Italian beer exports, at 1.

Oxfam, ICO, Illy and Lavazza support coffee supply chain

Coffee4Change supports coffee growers

Oxfam and the International Coffee Organization (ICO), in collaboration with Expo, Illy and Lavazza, are launching a fundraising campaign from Thursday through October 31 to fight poverty among small coffee growers.

Outlines EU Code Against Cancer recommendations

Don't smoke and eat your veggies, cancer expert tells Expo

Cancer prevention begins with lifestyle changes, biologist and nutritionist Anna Villarini explained Wednesday at Milan Expo 2015.