Italy unlocks secrets of its own Sherlock Holmes

Jan 20, 2017

Italy unlocks secrets of its own Sherlock Holmes

With his Sherlock Holmes-style penchant for using multiple disguises to help crack his cases, Giuseppe Dosi was no ordinary policeman. And nearly 36 years after his death, Italians are still discovering the secrets of the “artist detective.” Dosi, who was born in 1891, abandoned ...

Children among many feared dead in Italy avalanche

Jan 19, 2017

Children among many feared dead in Italy avalanche

Several children were among more than 25 people unaccounted for, feared dead, Thursday after an avalanche engulfed a mountain hotel in earthquake-ravaged central Italy. The national civil protection agency said the Hotel Rigopiano had suffered a direct hit by a 2-meter high wall of ...

Three large earthquakes rock central Italy within one hour

Jan 18, 2017

Three large earthquakes rock central Italy within one hour

A series of three strong earthquakes hit central Italy in the space of an hour Wednesday, shaking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year and has been buried under more than a meter (three feet) of snow in recent ...

Italian Riviera yacht blaze at dock claims three

Dec 30, 2016

Italian Riviera yacht blaze at dock claims three

Three people died after being trapped inside a yacht harbored on the Italian Riviera when it caught fire Thursday, firefighters said. Local media identified the victims as being German holiday-makers, two men and a woman. The blaze happened at Marina di Loano, a leisure ...