A police officer has been seriously injured while trying to defuse a bomb in the Italian city of Florence.
Fifty years after being badly damaged in massive floods in Florence, a Renaissance masterpiece has been unveiled to the public
A road collapse has plunged a row of parked cars into an underground water pipeline.
Pope Francis on a visit to Prato, a small town near Florence, denounced the exploitation of migrant workers and the sweatshop conditions many are
“If you haven’t seen this, you haven’t seen Florence,” according to the website of the new Opera del Duomo museum, which has opened in the capital of
Mario Gomez has arrived in Turkey following his one-year loan move to Besiktas. The Former Bayern Munich forward joins the Istanbul club from
Medical marijuana has been legal in Italy since 2007. The army have developed new strains of the plant to grow their own and cut down on import costs from the Netherlands.
Plants communicate using their own language, made up of electrical signals, they send messages to other plants and to the environment. In Florence, a
Stefano Mancuso Plant scientist “We know that plants are able to speak, but we know just few words of their vocabulary. Most of the signals that
Established in the 16th century by the powerful Medici family, the Semi-precious Stone Factory in Florence is one of the oldest institutes devoted to
An elixir of eternal youth may be the stuff of legend and beyond the reach of humans, but it is not such a fantasy in the world of art restoration
Is an elixir of youth possible? Yes! But… so far not for people. Piero Baglioni, a physical chemist from the University of Florence, explains how
Serious flooding around the Arno River has swamped the Italian cities of Pisa and Florence in Friday. #Volterra crolla 30 metri di mura etrusche
Briton Brian Cookson has emerged from an acrimonious campaign to be elected the new president of the International Cycling Union (ICU). He
The twists and turns and general musical chairs of football transfers continued on Monday when it was announced Barcelona have reached an agreement
“The Statue of Hope” at the English Cemetery in Florence is having a 3D scan to analyse the stone prior to having a high-tech clean. The laser
Italian archaeologists searching for the remains of the real-life Mona Lisa have found two more skeletons. The two bodies were found under the
Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier opened this year’s season at Teatro del Maggio Fiorentino in Florence. It is a romantic story of an adult love
After three decades of space service, NASA’s oldest and most traveled shuttle, Discovery, took off for a final time. The shuttle was heading for the
Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with pianist Rudolf Buchbinder and conductor Fabio Luisi (in Italian).
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 is considered one of the most harrowing pieces in the classical repertoire. Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder is
Springtime in Florence and that means the most prestigious classical music festival in Italy — the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. It is the 74th
The flags are flying high. Today is Europe Day. Fifty years ago the European union concept was born. But not everyone is celebrating. Manz
Restoration experts have used ultra violet lights to rediscover the rich, original details in pictures by one of Italy’s most noted artists Giotto