New York and Milan, two important cities, divided by an ocean yet so alike in the respect for culture, food and love of the arts. A new project, Save the Saint, is bringing the two closer by revealing an extremely interesting element of shared history. Save the Saint is a crowd-funding campaign launched by International Patrons of Duomo di Milano...

By Colleen Barry   The Expo 2015 world's fair showed potential as a backdrop for serious diplomacy as it opened Friday for a six-month run, even as it also served as a lightning rod for anti-globalization protests. North Korea stepped out of its isolation as a last-minute participant, and there are signs that Turkey may use the occasion...

By Alexandra ZavisThe U.S. Consulate in Milan was temporarily evacuated Tuesday after receiving a letter containing a bomb threat, according to news reports. Other offices in the building were also evacuated and a nearby subway stop shut down while police investigated. No threat was found, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.   U.S. S...

Expo 2015 SpA has obtained the certification of conformity to the international standard ISO 20121: 2012 of the Management System for Event Sustainability. The award includes the activities of planning actions that affect the organization of the Universal Exposition.   The certification was issued to the company Expo 2015 by the of third par...

Brescia batte Germania 10 a 8. Già, perché la nostra provincia è quella ad avere il maggior valore aggiunto industriale d'Europa: 10,1 miliardi contro gli 8,6 del Wolfsburg. Sono questi i dati di sintesi emersi da un studio di fondazione Edison e Confindustria Bergamo.   Al secondo posto della classifica troviamo Bergamo (9,73 miliardi), al...

A native of Cupertino, Calif. and former independent contractor at APPLE Inc., Jennie DeLuca Legary is the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecn...

Currency tailwinds and a strong performance in the U.S. and Europe sustained Italian eyewear giant Luxottica Group SpA in the first quarter, leading to record sales and operating profits as well as double-digit gains in net income. After the close of trading Monday in Milan, where Luxottica is listed, the company said that in the first three month...

by Claudia Baroncelli   With the wonderful Jacopo Juvarra hall in the seventeenth century Palazzina di Caccia Stupinigi (Turin) coming back to new life after restoration and the famous Andrea Mantegna's Bridal Chamber in Castello di San Giorgio (Mantua) reopening to public, Italy is once again one of the best places to admire timeless and ex...

by Chiara Assi   Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning archeological area of Pompeii, and the historical centers of cities such as Florence...

Europe's largest steel lamination company wants to expand its operations into the United States — and they're going to do it from Paris, Illinois.Euro Group is an Italian industrial holding that supplies electrical steel laminations to the makers of electric motors and generators. Recently, the Milan, Italy-based company purchased the lamination d...