Fire hits UNESCO royal stables in Italian city of Turin

Europe 10/21/19, 03:51

Firefighters say a fire has burned about one-fourth of the roof of Turin's Cavallerizza Reale, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the center of the northern Italian city, hitting an area of the building once used for the royal stables. Firefighters ...

Holocaust survivor opens book fair after neo-fascist banned

World 05/09/19, 15:55

A Polish-born Holocaust survivor opened a book fair in Italy on Thursday to a standing ovation, after organizers agreed to ban a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group.Halina Birenbaum, an 89-year-old poet who lives in Israel, was quoted by Italy's ...

Ronaldo rescues 1-1 draw for Juventus against Torino

Soccer 05/03/19, 15:40

Cristiano Ronaldo scored late as Juventus dented Torino's chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 1-1 draw in Serie A on Friday.Torino looked set to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Superga air disaster by beating Juventus following ...

Source: ATP Finals moving to Turin from 2021-25

Sports 04/24/19, 02:58

The ATP Finals is moving to the Italian city of Turin in 2021.A person with knowledge of the details confirmed the move to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not yet ...

Police stop 5 weapon-carrying Ajax fans ahead of Juve game

Soccer 04/15/19, 12:31

Italian police have stopped five weapon-carrying Ajax supporters on the eve of Tuesday's Champions League match against Juventus.The fans were stopped aboard buses on the outskirts of Turin on Monday.Police are on high alert following clashes between Ajax and Juventus ...

Juventus: Ronaldo’s injury ‘apparently minor’

Soccer 03/26/19, 15:19

Juventus says Cristiano Ronaldo only sustained an "apparently minor" injury when playing for Portugal but did not offer a timeline for his return.Ronaldo limped off after half an hour of Portugal's 1-1 draw against Serbia in qualifying for the 2020 ...

UEFA fines Atletico coach Diego Simeone for obscene gesture

Sports 03/07/19, 09:22

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has been fined but avoided a ban after making an obscene gesture during a Champions League match against Juventus.UEFA says Simeone has been fined 20,000 euros ($22,500) for improper conduct.Atletico beat Juventus 2-0 in Madrid ...

Marella Agnelli, widow of Fiat tycoon, dies at 91 in Turin

Europe 02/23/19, 13:34

Italian state TV and news agency ANSA say Marella Agnelli, widow of Fiat tycoon Gianni Agnelli and a 20th-century symbol of elegance, has died at her family home in Turin, in Italy's northern Piedmont region, at 91.Piedmont Gov. Sergio Chiamparino ...

Italian minister insists Alpine train tunnel not derailed

Europe 02/22/19, 14:07

The leader of one of Italy's ruling parties says a high-speed rail tunnel through the Alps is on track for completion but the project might be modified.Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party supports the Turin-Lyon High-Speed Train link. Salvini told Radio ...

High-speed tunnel project divides Italy’s ruling populists

Europe 02/15/19, 05:49

A project to build a high-speed rail tunnel through the Alps, meant to speed up journeys between France and Italy, is moving extraordinarily slowly because of an internal quarrel in Italy's government.On the French side, a 140-meter (460-foot) long rock-eating ...

Juventus winger Douglas Costa unhurt after car crash

Soccer 02/04/19, 12:44

Juventus and Brazil winger Douglas Costa has escaped unhurt after he was involved in a car crash.The incident occurred on Monday on a motorway in northern Italy as Douglas Costa was returning to Turin.His Jeep was involved in a collision ...

Italy’s Salvini backs EU train line opposed by govt partner

Europe 02/01/19, 12:56

Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini said he supports a review of a high-speed railway project stalled by protests for decades but thinks the project should be completed despite opposition to it by his government coalition partner, the 5-Star Movement.The TAV ...

Rome zoo opens new area for African penguins

Europe 12/27/18, 15:08

A new area for penguins opened at Rome's Bioparco zoo on Thursday.The 18 African penguins arrived in the Italian capital from zoos in Turin, northern Italy, and Bristol, England.The transfer was part of the European Endangered Species Program, which aims ...

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