Posts filtered by tags: Rome[x]


 

Yates slips back in Rome

Italy's Filippo Bergamaschi. Picture: Alessandro Bellicini/Italianprotour Naas golfer Jonathan Yates slipped from third to eighth after carding a one-over 73 in the second round of the Italy Alps Open in Rome.The former West of Ireland champion needs a big week to make the top three in the Order of Merit who will be awarded Challenge Tour cards after ...
Tags: France, Sport, Rome, Ireland, Italy, Golf, Yates, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, Jacopo VECCHI FOSSA, Filippo Bergamaschi, Peter Dallat, Jeong Weon Ko, Alessandro Bellicini Italianprotour Naas


Apple Maps Now Provides Transit Directions Across Italy

Apple Maps now provides transit directions in many populous regions of Italy, expanding upon existing support in Rome. The feature can be accessed by selecting the Transit tab or button in Apple Maps on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch. Supported modes of transportation include trains, buses, trams, and more in and between cities such as Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Florence, and Venice. Google Maps has supported transit directions for several years now, but Apple Maps is steadily ...
Tags: Apple, Rome, Transit, Italy, Apple Maps, Milan Naples Turin Palermo Genoa Florence, Venice Google Maps


Italy coach Mancini disappointed Balotelli has no club

Rome (AFP) – Italy coach Roberto Mancini expressed his regret Thursday that striker Mario Balotelli hadn’t found himself a club during the transfer window, arguing the striker would have been “very useful” for the national... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Mario Balotelli, Roberto Mancini, Balotelli, Afp, Mancini


‘You are not Zlatan’ says Ibrahimovic in pro-mask video

Rome (AFP) – Football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has leant his weight to a campaign promoting respect for distancing rules and wearing a mask, telling fans not to “challenge the virus” in a video released Thursday... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Afp, Zlatan, Ibrahimovic


Should I run, or should I not? The neural basis of aggression and flight

Researchers in the Gross group at EMBL Rome have investigated the mechanism behind defensive behaviour in mice. They have identified a specific area of the brain that encodes both spatial and threat cues to drive location-specific defensive responses.
Tags: Science, Rome


The 15 Best Pieces of Real-World Lore, Urban Legends, & Monsters In Supernatural

The 15 Best Pieces of Real-World Lore, Urban Legends, & Monsters In Supernatural ComingSoon.net is taking a look at some of the best pieces of real-world lore/urban legends (in no particular order) incorporated into Sam and Dean’s 15-year “family business.” In the second episode of  Supernatural ’s first season, “Wendigo,” Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) re-establishes the family motto with his brother, Sam (Jared Padalecki): “ Saving people, hunting things, the family business. ” In th...
Tags: Chuck, Movies, Greece, America, Earth, Rome, Algonquin, Johnson, Sam, Devil, Lucifer, Mark, Mary, Deans, Robert Johnson, Cain


As a lifelong Catholic and former US diplomat, I'm worried the Church is turning its members into pro-life single-issue voters at the expense of America's democracy

Official Catholic guidance emphasizes an opposition to abortion. Jeffrey Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In 2016, my deacon warned that any Catholic who voted Democrat risked their soul's eternal damnation because of the party's views on abortion.  Official Catholic guidance strongly warns against supporting abortion rights, causing many Catholics to vote single-issue.  Trump is relying on single-issue Catholic voters for his reelection — but confirming A...
Tags: Supreme Court, Vladimir Putin, Iraq, Church, US, America, Trends, Rome, Hillary Clinton, Middle East, Croatia, Catholic Church, Catholic, Biden, Donald Trump, George W Bush


As a lifelong Catholic and former US diplomat, I'm worried the Church is turning its members into anti-abortion single-issue voters at the expense of America's democracy

Official Catholic guidance emphasizes an opposition to abortion. Jeffrey Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In 2016, my deacon warned that any Catholic who voted Democrat risked their soul's eternal damnation because of the party's views on abortion.  Official Catholic guidance strongly warns against supporting abortion rights, causing many Catholics to vote single-issue.  Trump is relying on single-issue Catholic voters for his reelection — but confirming A...
Tags: Supreme Court, Vladimir Putin, Iraq, Church, US, America, Trends, Rome, Hillary Clinton, Middle East, Croatia, Catholic Church, Catholic, Biden, Donald Trump, George W Bush


Good start for Yates in Challenge Tour card bid on Alps Tour

Jonathan Yates Naas professional Jonathan Yates made a fast start in his bid to win one of three Challenge Tour cards awarded to the top-three on the Alps Tour money list following this week’s season-ending Italy Alps Open in Rome.The former West of Ireland champion started on the back nine at Golf Nazionale and made an eagle two at the 13th before pi...
Tags: France, Spain, Sport, Rome, Golf, Northern Ireland, Yates, West of Ireland, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, Jonathan Yates Naas, Stefano Mazzoli, Lucas Vacarisas, Filippo Bergamaschi, Peter Dallat, Italy Alps Open


Italy: people protesting against Covid restrictions clash with riot police in Rome – video

Demonstrations have continued across Italy as hundreds of people gathered to protest against measures imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus. After four days of protests, supporters of the rightwing group Forza Nuova gathered in Piazza del Popolo where they clashed with riot police. The government has introduced a relief package for businesses affected by the restrictions, which include a 6pm curfew for bars and restaurants and the closure of gyms, swimming pools, cinemas...
Tags: Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Piazza del Popolo, Forza Nuova, Coronavirus


Italy: protesters against Covid-19 restrictions clash with riot police in Rome – video

Demonstrations have continued across Italy as hundreds of people gathered to protest against measures imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus. After four days of protests, supporters of rightwing group Forza Nuova gathered in Piazza del Popolo where they clashed with riot police. The government has introduced a relief package for businesses affected by the restrictions, which include a 6pm for bars and restaurants and the closure of gyms, swimming pools, cinemas and theatr...
Tags: Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Piazza del Popolo, Forza Nuova, Coronavirus, COVID


Italian American Authors and Italian Themed Books 2020 List

Add caption Back in 2009 I started this post with the latest Italian American authors and Italian themed books due to the large amount of inquiries I was receiving to either review or give recommendations.  I thought what better way to help support our community than creating a top list of Italian themed book and Italian American authors. Click on each of the books to get more information to the individual books.  - Cafe Firenze-  Fabio Viviani & Jacapo Falleni - The You...
Tags: Travel, Rome, Pemberley, Eric Dregni, Maria Laurino, Lorraine Ranalli, Italian American Authors, Italian Books, Fabio Viviani Jacapo Falleni, Oreste Leroy Salerni, Hoboken Laura Schenone, Michael H Gyulai Harlot, Patricia Volonakis Davis, Justin Catanoso, Leon J Radomile, Italian American Books


Scotching the Snake.

My wife asked me about the verb scotch, as in “to scotch a rumor”; I looked it up, and the history is so interesting I had to post about it. The OED entry (updated June 2011) explains it well: 1. a. transitive. To make an incision or incisions in (esp. the flesh); to cut, score, gash. Formerly also †intransitive. Now rare. ?c1425 (▸c1412) T. Hoccleve De Regimine Principum (Royal 17 D.vi) (1860) 134 Withe his nailes cracched he his face, And skocched [a1450 Harl. 4866 scocched] it withe k...
Tags: Uncategorized, Rome, Linguistics, Shakespeare, Macbeth, Duncan, Arden, Anglo Norman, Theobald, Harl, Sandra Clark, Hoccleve De Regimine Principum Royal, Doughty Dawn, H Huth Life Writings H T Buckle, Gregory Virgin, Pamela Mason


Mayor of Rome says she was targeted by mafia

Virginia Raggi says she was told organised crime groups planned to kill her and her family
Tags: Rome, Virginia Raggi


'Like Nero while Rome burns.' Cher speaks out against Trump with early voters in Phoenix

Cher met early voters at Fowler Elementary School in Phoenix, laying out the case for Joe Biden over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.          [Author: Arizona Republic]
Tags: Religion, Joe Biden, Rome, Cher, Donald Trump, Trump, Phoenix, Arizona Republic, Nero, Fowler Elementary School


Mayor of Rome says she was targeted by mafia

Virginia Raggi says she was told organised crime groups planned to kill her and her familyThe mayor of Rome has said organised crime groups planned to kill her and her family because she was taking them on in parts of the Italian capital where they hold sway.Virginia Raggi became the Eternal City’s first female mayor when she was elected in 2016 in a breakthrough for her party, the Five Star Movement, which now governs nationally. She is running for re-election next year. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Mafia, Eternal City, Five Star Movement, Virginia Raggi


AC Milan goalkeeper Donnarumma tests positive for coronavirus

Rome (AFP) – AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss the Serie A leaders’ next three matches, the club said on Monday. Milan play Roma later on Monday and... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Rome, Soccer, Ac Milan, Roma, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Afp, Donnarumma, AFP AC Milan


‘The Life Ahead’ Trailer: Sophia Loren Returns After a Decade-Long Acting Hiatus

Nearly 60 years ago, Sophia Loren starred as a mother trying to protect her daughter from the horrors of war in World War II Rome in 1961’s Two Women, a film produced by her late husband Carlo Ponti, and a role that would win her the Oscar for Best Actress. Now the legendary actress is returning to the screen after a decade-long hiatus to tread similar ground, starring as a Holocaust survivor who takes in stray children in a film directed by another Pinto, her son Edoardo. See the trailer for L...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Rome, Netflix, Sophia Loren, Movie Trailers, Pixar, Bari, Rosa, Pinto, Momo, Carlo Ponti, Loren, Edoardo, Edoardo Ponti, Romain Gary


Italy sees more than 20,000 new virus cases, many in north

ROME — Italy’s one-day caseload of confirmed coronavirus infections jumped past 20,000 on Sunday, with more than a quarter of the new...
Tags: Rome, Italy


Italy plans further curbs as coronavirus cases hit new record

Italy reported another daily record for COVID-19 cases on Saturday as the government planned further restrictions to contain a resurgence of the pandemic, despite a second night of street protests against curfews ordered this week. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said he wants to avoid a repeat of the blanket lockdown earlier in the year. After clashes in the southern city of Naples on Friday night, police faced off against dozens of masked protestors in the centre of Rome after the far-righ...
Tags: News, Rome, Italy, Naples, Forza Nuova, Giuseppe Conte


Coronavirus live news: UK targets vaccine for NHS staff 'by Christmas'; Melbourne delays easing of restrictions

France, Italy, Austria and Greece report record increases in Covid-19 cases; Melbourne cluster grows. Follow the latest updates liveUS coronavirus cases surge in final days before electionHow Australia is tracking where Covid cases come fromCoronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths? 2.09am GMT From the wire services in Europe: Italy saw a second night of street protests against curfews as it reported another daily recor...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Greece, Australia, France, UK News, Australia news, Rome, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Italy, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Naples


‘Urban Warfare’ as Europe’s Second Wave Spins Out of Control

ROME—A few hours after the regional governor of the Italian region of Campania where Naples is located announced he would be locking down the entire province to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Neapolitans took to the streets Friday night to defy the order. The situation quickly turned into what one police official likened to urban warfare with protesters lighting dumpsters and ducking teargas being lobbed by police. All the while, the mostly maskless, yelling crowd undoubtedly spread coronaviru...
Tags: Europe, London, News, Greece, Wales, Germany, European Union, Rome, Czech Republic, Ireland, Belgium, Guardian, Venice, Slovakia, Tom Cruise, The Netherlands


Vatican Previously Censored Pope’s Gay-Friendly Comments

ROME—As the repercussions of Pope Francis’ groundbreaking endorsement of same-sex unions, in which he called for a “civil union law,” continue to rattle the church—especially its conservative corners—it has emerged that the Vatican originally censored the comments after the pope made them back in 2019.Earlier this week, filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky debuted his documentary Francesco on the life of the pope at the Rome Film Festival. The film carries a lengthy interview with Francis during which he...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Church, Rome, United States, Pope Francis, Poland, Vatican, Catholic Church, Associated Press, Catholic, Francis, Donald Trump, James Martin, Kim Davis, Burke


Pope Francis calls Trump’s family separation border policy ‘cruelty of the highest form’

In a new documentary that premiered in Rome today, Pope Francis says separating migrant children from their parents is “something a...
Tags: Rome, Pope Francis, Trump


Italy Did Everything Right to Stop a Second Wave of the Coronavirus. So What Went Wrong?

ROME—If you turn on the news in Italy right now, you might be forgiven for thinking you are getting reruns from March. Pictures of COVID-only units, field hospitals being erected, exhausted medics and coffins are again dominating headlines as Italy comes to grips with a deadly second wave of COVID-19. On Wednesday, the death toll topped 125 in a 24-hour period for the first time since May when this country was still under a Draconian lockdown and seen as a harbinger of what was to come.What'...
Tags: Europe, News, Senate, Rome, Czech Republic, Ireland, United Kingdom, Italy, National Mall, Anthony Fauci, Naples, Fauci, France Spain, Walter Ricciardi, Riccardi, Milan Rome


Deuce Ellis – “RZA’s Keyboard” Ft. Rome Streetz & Popa Wu

Buffalo born, Brooklyn raised MC/producer Deuce Ellis is about to drop his second offering of 2020. At the end of May he gave listeners “Camo Ellis,” a well-received instrumental EP that he co-produced with longtime friend Camoflauge Monk. However, what he’s serving up fans on Friday the 13th in November is his opus, “Midnight Ouroboros.” This 10-track LP features Deuce on production and mic duties with some assistance from some of the game’s most sought after artists. On the emcee tip, he in...
Tags: Rome, Brooklyn, Jazz, Buffalo, Rza, Singles, Deuce, Rome Streetz, Popa Wu, Deuce Ellis, Camo Ellis, Camoflauge Monk However, Streetz Estee Nack Hus Kingpin, Camo Monk, Popa Wu Deuce, Deuce Ellis RZA


Coronavirus live news: Germany sees 10,000 daily cases for first time as France infections top 1m

Spain becomes first western European country to pass 1m cases; Rome among latest to bring in curfew; German health minister has Covid-19. Follow the latest updatesNumber of US states seeing record one-day deaths rises to sixSpain is first western European country to pass 1m cases300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsWomen aged 50-60 at greatest risk of ‘long Covid’, experts suggestSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.17am BST France has become the second country in...
Tags: Science, France, Germany, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Rome, Infectious Diseases, Western Europe, Cathay Pacific, Johns Hopkins University, Robert Koch Institute, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: France nears 1m cases as six US states see record one-day deaths

Spain becomes first western European country to pass 1m cases; Rome among latest to bring in curfew; German health minister has Covid-19. Follow the latest updatesNumber of US states seeing record one-day deaths rises to sixSpain is first western European country to pass 1m cases300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsWomen aged 50-60 at greatest risk of ‘long Covid’, experts suggestSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.18am BST The number of US states that reported r...
Tags: Science, France, Milwaukee, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Rome, United States, Infectious Diseases, Wisconsin, Ohio, Donald Trump


Drive-in concerts are popping up all over metro Phoenix: Here's what you need to know

The Beach Boys, Sublime with Rome, 311, Roger Clyne, Andrew McMahon, and Sully Erna with Aaron Lewis are among the drive-in concerts playing Phoenix.          [Author: Arizona Republic]
Tags: Religion, Rome, Phoenix, Aaron Lewis, Arizona Republic, Sully Erna, Beach Boys Sublime, Roger Clyne Andrew McMahon


Southern California Catholics mostly welcome Pope Francis’s endorsement of same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff when he was being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Rome Film Festival. While a number of Southern California Catholics were not surprised by the pope’s compassionate stance toward the LGBTQ community, many also recognized that his comments, significant as they are, would not change the church’s doctrine, which views the sacrament of marriage as the union...
Tags: News, Religion, Sport, Rome, Austria, Soccer, United States, Chile, Pope Francis, Vatican, Catholic Church, Associated Press, Catholic, Francis, Rome Film Festival, Cruz