Italy has elected a hard-right coalition led by Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the natioanlist Fratelli D’Italia (Brothers of Italy) party. Early results on Monday show that the party, which has its roots in the post-World War II neo-fascist Italian Social Movement (MSI), netted 26 percent of the parliamentary vote during the country’s national elections.

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Italy elects first far-right-led government since World War II

Milan is widely regarded as Italy’s fashion capital, home to world-renowned luxury designer brands such as Giorgio Armani and Dolce & Gabbana. The northern industrial city has carved a spot out for itself as one of the world’s top fashion cities, joining the ranks of legendary giants such as New York City, Paris, and London to form a group known as the “Big Four.”

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Fashion Week Returns to Milan

Rebecca Bush set out to create her sustainable fashion brand Rebecca Elizabeth, she found inspiration for her first collection in an unexpected place—the National Archeological Museum of Naples’s world-renowned ancient Roman sculptures.

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Sustainable Fashion Leading the Way

Born in Vinci, Florence in 1452, Leonardo was truly a Renaissance man. His passion for art and science extended to painting, sculpting, architecture, anatomy, and more—it would be difficult to list subjects he wasn’t interested in! Out of his many works, both finished and unfinished, the most famous include his enigmatic portrait the Mona Lisa,

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Leonardo Da Vinci- a True Renaissance man

The British monarch always had a strong connection to Italy. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days was the longest of any British monarch and the second-longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country.
The Queen went to Italy five times, warming the hearts of the Italian people.

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Elizabeth II – Italy’s adopted Queen 

Born in Florence around 1265, Dante was a poet, philosopher, and political thinker who wrote one of the most famous works of world literature—The Divine Comedy, which chronicled his imagined journey from hell to heaven—while in exile from his native city. Dante is sometimes called the father of the modern Italian language for his promotion

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Dante Alighieri, Father of Modern Italian Language

The operatic voice of a beloved tenor wafted through the streets of Hollywood today as the ceremony for Italy’s Luciano Pavarotti began on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Luciano Pavarotti gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

While countless proud Italian American organizations across the country fight for the preservation of Italian American heritage and culture, the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) has carved a niche in baseball.

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Italian Americans honored at baseball heritage nights

Born in Modena, Italy in 1898, Enzo Ferrari’s life would be defined by a need for speed. Drawn to racing from an early age, he excelled at both driving cars and designing them – he would found both the Scuderia Ferrari racing team and the brand that bears his name.

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An ode to Enzo Ferrari – the King of Speed

A WWII-era bomb was found undetonated in Italy’s Po River. The previously submerged 450kg bomb was found close to the city of Mantua by local fishermen after the heatwaves sweeping Europe left the river barren.

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World War II era Bomb found in Italy’s Po River