"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
Residents of Venice have banded together to fight against mass tourism.
There is much excitement in the air ahead of this year’s Venice Film Festival which is once again being seen as the launch pad for the industry’s award season.
'Reporting From The Front' is the title of the Venice Biennale.
It may be a tradition dating back to the 11th century but masks had to be lifted upon police request at this year’s famous carnival in Venice
It is carnival time in Venice. Revellers have been showing off their costumes as part of an annual event, which takes place in the run up to Lent
It’s carnival time in Venice. In the streets and squares of the canal city people parade in elaborate masks and spectacular costumes. This year
A waterborne parade of boats carrying cloaked and masked Venetians began the first full day of carnival season on Sunday. The Venice Carnival is
Thousands of revelers have flocked to the Italian city of Venice for the start of one of the world’s oldest carnivals. Macheranda Grand Ball -> 07
Floating, illuminated structures and breathtaking light displays over the famed waterways of Venice marked the opening of the lagoon city’s annual
Venice carnival season has opened in a burst of light, with floating illuminations and light displays marking the start of the annual event
An unknown first-time director has won one of world cinema’s most prestigious prizes, Venice’s Golden Lion. Lorenzo Vigas, for his film “From Afar”
French director Bertrand Tavernier was awarded a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday (September 8). Receiving
The first red carpet of the Venice Film Festival was filled with the stars of the mountainous thriller Everest, along with members of the event’s
Everest opens the 72nd Venice Film Festival. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley, it is based on the 1996 climbers' disaster on the world's highest peak.
The world’s oldest surviving film festival is getting underway in Venice – the 72nd edition of what’s locally called La Mostra brings with it 11
Left-wing protesters in the Italian city of Mestre, near Venice, chanted “we are all anti fascists” and used rubber dinghies for protection during a
Nearly three weeks of fun, frolicking and festivities will come to and end tonight as Venice says arrivederci to another year’s Carnival. From
One of the world’s oldest festivals, the Carnival of Venice, has begun. Thousands of tourists have crowded the city’s canals, bridges and squares to
The New Year’s Concert at La Fenice theatre in Venice is a spectacular, prestigious international event that proves the power music has to bring
New rules on gondola safety come into force in Venice after a German tourist died in an accident last year.