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Technip and Heerema alliance bags $3.5bn Angolan contract from Total
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:41:47 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/fc090f2889973ad3.jpg" /> PARIS - French group Total Wednesday picked an alliance of French engineering firm Technip and Dutch company Heerema Marine Contractors to carry out underwater engineering worth $3.5 billion in ...
Italy finalise details for pre-World Cup friendly
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:04 -0400
The Italian football federation has confirmed its interest in fine-tuning the Azzurri's World Cup preparations with a friendly against Rio de Janeiro giants Fluminense. The four-time Brazilian ...
Spooky Italian island up for sale
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:00:03 -0400
Poveglia, an uninhabited 17-acre island situated between Venice and Lido in northern Italy's Venetian Lagoon, is up for sale in a bid to reduce the country's public debt, but it seems the buyer will ...
Italys Berlusconi Sentenced to Community Service for Tax Fraud
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:00:03 -0400
An Italian court has ordered former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to spend the next year helping the elderly in a church-run nursing home as part of his conviction for tax fraud. Berlusconi ...
Berlusconi gets one-year community service for tax fraud
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:03 -0400
A Milan court has ruled that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi must do one-year community service for tax fraud, BBC reported Tuesday. He was convicted of tax fraud last year in ...
Andrea Pirlo discusses Ibrahimovic and Onyewus fight
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:00:07 -0400
Andrea Pirlo reportedly saw the two Italian footballers fighting and explains the situation as two bullyboys from the roughest estate taking on each other. According to The Independent, Amidst the ...
Pirlo supports racially abused Balotelli
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:00:07 -0400
The Italian footballer Mario Balotelli was reportedly racially abused on which Andrea Pirlo said that he must not give up. He added that the abusers are awful bunch, and they have repeated the worst ...
Berlusconis income fell 87 pc in one yr due to media companys struggles
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:00:04 -0400
Silvio Berlusconi's annual income went down from 46 million dollars to 6 million dollars from 2011 to 2012. According to La Repubblica, the 77-year-old politician's income dropped after the shares ...
Fiorentina happy to stick with coach Montella
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:00:05 -0400
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade said he wished Vincenzo Montella could remain at the helm of the Italian Serie A club for years to come. Prade said Monday, Montella had won club ...
Inter Milan confirm interest in Torres
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:00:05 -0400
Inter general director Marco Fassone admitted that they could bring in Spanish striker Fernando Torres in preparation for next season's Europa League campaign. The Spanish striker is reportedly on ...
Juventus edge closer to Serie A title
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:00:04 -0400
Juventus moved one step closer to their third consecutive Italian Serie A title following a 2-0 win against Udinese. Thanks to first-half goals from Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente, ...
In pictures Preparations for Andy Warhol exhibition in Rome
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:59:00 -0400
Two men hold the portrait of Liz Taylor by the American artist Andy Warhol. It will be displayed as part of the Andy Warhol’s exhibition at the Museo Fondazione Roma in Palazzo Cipolla in the ...
Italys Eni Invites Design Proposals for Mozambique LNG Plant
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:55:29 -0400
MILAN, April 16 (Reuters) - Italian energy major Eni has invited interested companies to put forward design proposals for a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Mozambique. A source close ...
Exploring Lifes Incurable Soiledness With The Father Of Italian Noir
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:53:30 -0400
. This is the male-dominated realm of noir. While the noir sensibility can be found all over the globe -- it's one of the key signatures of the modern -- some countries have a particular knack ...
Telecom Italia overhauls board
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:48:44 -0400
Rome - Telecom Italia investors elected a new chairman on Wednesday and overhauled the company's board in a bid to bring greater transparency and efficiency to Italy's largest phone ...
Italy senate approves tougher legislation against mafia
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:47:05 -0400
Italian senate passed a reform on Wednesday to toughen up legislation against mafia vote-buying, before upcoming European and local elections.The draft reform was already licensed by the Lower House ...
Vespa rides on with launch of Primavera Iconic Italian scooter still revving up millions of sales
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:29:33 -0400
The Vespa has been a style icon since the 1950s and the release this month of its latest model confirms it has lost little of its lustre, says Nick ...
Size matters Crucial ancient Roman city Ostia was 40 bigger than previously thought after British team uncovers new ruins
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:29:23 -0400
Nick Clark is the arts correspondent of The Independent. He joined the newspaper in June 2007, initially reporting on the stock markets. He has covered beats including the City, and technology, media ...
Vatican Secretary of State Remembers Martyrs
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:21:30 -0400
On Tuesday, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin paid homage to the scores of men and women who are killed, even today, because of their ...
Vatican to Present Report in Geneva on Sex Abuse Crimes
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:21:28 -0400
On May 5-6, Vatican representatives will appear in Geneva, Switzerland, before the UN Committee on the Convention Against Torture (CAT) and will answer questions regarding sexual abuse ...

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