Italy

In break with past, Rome lets charity ship head to Italian port

In break with past, Rome lets charity ship head to Italian port

Published 16/09/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, [more…]

Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace

Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace

Published 14/09/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police [more…]

France, Germany blast Facebook’s Libra, back public cryptocurrency

France, Germany blast Facebook’s Libra, back public cryptocurrency

Published 13/09/2019

HELSINKI (Reuters) - France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its [more…]

Factbox: Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Factbox: Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Published 13/09/2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into [more…]

China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery builders

China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery builders

Published 11/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Chinese suppliers and manufacturers have stepped up their presence at the Frankfurt auto show, capitalizing on a strong position in electric technologies [more…]

European shares rise as Beijing reins in tariff moves

European shares rise as Beijing reins in tariff moves

Published 11/09/2019

(Reuters) - European shares rose to six-week highs on Wednesday, as China eased trade worries by saying it would exempt some U.S. goods from additional [more…]

‘Ford v Ferrari’ actors say race car drivers a special breed

‘Ford v Ferrari’ actors say race car drivers a special breed

Published 10/09/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - Actors Christian Bale and Matt Damon say they have a newfound respect for racecar drivers after making “Ford v Ferrari”, based on [more…]

Osaka, Nadal headline Day Eight at U.S. Open

Osaka, Nadal headline Day Eight at U.S. Open

Published 01/09/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending champion Naomi Osaka will seek a spot in the U.S. Open quarter-finals when she returns to the court on Monday [more…]

Italy’s PM Conte confident on finalizing talks over new government…

Italy’s PM Conte confident on finalizing talks over new government…

Published 01/09/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister said on Sunday he expected to finalize talks over a new government by Wednesday, as the 5-Star Movement and [more…]

Jude Law brings papal drama follow-up to Venice

Jude Law brings papal drama follow-up to Venice

Published 01/09/2019

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Jude Law brought the follow-up to “The Young Pope” to the Venice Film Festival on Sunday, presenting a glimpse of his [more…]