Headlines from the week of Aug 26-Sept 1
Courtesy of Gizmodo
(ANSA) - Giving phone sex for money does not make you a prostitute, as long as it’s done solely with the mind, not with the body, Italy’s supreme court ruled on Friday. Read More
(Guardian) - As the Venice Biennale of Architecture kicks off today, we head to Cannaregio and discover a neighbourhood largely unchanged by the city’s tourist hordes. Its bars, restaurants and shops are great places to taste local life. Read More
(ANSA) – Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini died from Parkinson’s disease on Friday at the age of 85. The former archbishop of Milan and highly esteemed member of the Catholic Church had been suffering from the degenerative nerve disorder for many years. Read More
(ANSA) – Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain has been drained to make way for repairs to its facade that lost several small pieces last June, Cultural Heritage Superintendent Umberto Broccoli said on Monday. Read More
(ANSA) – Italian Finance Police recovered 200 pieces of World War I ammunition, which emerged from a melting glacier on a Trentino mountain peak on Friday, Finance Guard sources said.Read More
(Wa Post) – Flowers, family, found objects. If you have an iPhone, chances are you’ve started to explore the world of iPhoneography — shooting images with your phone and, if you choose, processing them using various applications. Read More
(ANSA) – Rome – Dripping with chocolate, covered with strawberries or laden with cream, there is a gelato to tease the tastebuds of every ice-cream lover. It’s no surprise to learn that thousands of foreign tourists who come to Rome take time out to scour the cobbled streets of the Italian capital in search of the perfect gelato. Read More
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