May 22, 2019

Destinations of the week

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The top 25 places to travel around the world in 2019 – Part 3 By Janaki Jitchotvisut from Business Insider Travel website TripAdvisor polled millions of its users to come up with its 2019 list of favorite world destinations. Whether you love doing outdoor activities, strolling, exploring, or nightlife, there’s something for you. Unique architecture, […]

Apple backs news literacy programs in US and Italy

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By Amrita Khalid From engadget The company teams up with three non-profits to fight fake news. Apple is joining the fight against fake news by teaming up with three groups that offer news literacy training for young people. The company announced that the News Literacy Project and Common Sense, both based in the US, and Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori in Italy […]

Italy becomes first Western European nation to sign up for China’s belt and road plan

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By Kinling Lo From South China Morning Post talian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness signing of memorandum of understanding in Rome Among other pacts are management deals for the ports of Trieste and Genoa Although full details of the contracts were not given, a government source told Reuters the deals […]

Crossing the Alps

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Crossing the Alps by Train: Three rail routes from Switzerland to Italy From Eurocheap “I want to see the Alps by train, so I’ve the booked a ride south from Berne into Italy,” said Margot. We didn’t have the heart to tell her that a big chunk of the 90-minute run from the Swiss capital […]

Pope Francis: Church’s attackers are linked to devil

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From Newsmax Pope Francis says that those who are constantly attacking the church are linked to the devil. Francis on Wednesday told pilgrims from southern Italy that the church’s “defects” must be denounced in order to correct them. But he said that those who do so without love and spend their lives “accusing” the church […]

Destinations of the week

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4 DESTINATIONS THAT MAKE FOR THE BEST GETAWAYS IN EUROPE From Travel Blissful Even though vacationing is always a fun experience, planning it can get really hectic at times! This is especially true if one is planning a getaway in a continent as vast and varied as Europe! How do you decide whether you want […]

Private sector news, social media distribution and algorithm change

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FromReuters Institute for the Study of Journalism How have strategies across different news organizations varied? How have publishers responded to the January 2018 changes to Facebook’s algorithm change? The analysis is based on 21 interviews conducted between April and May 2018 with senior editors and managers at a strategic sample of 12 newspapers and commercial […]

The medical condition that can make high blood pressure worse

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From Newsmax Controlling high blood pressure is crucial for those who are battling the “silent killer.” But now a new study has uncovered a medical condition that can interfere with the ability to keep blood pressure in check. Researchers reviewed medical and dental records of more than 3,600 people diagnosed with high blood pressure and […]

Italy’s far-right in fury after France caught dumping migrants

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AFP From DAWN ROME: Italy’s far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday hit out at President Emmanuel Macron after French police were caught committing the “unprecedented offence” of dumping migrants in Italian woods. Salvini, also deputy prime minister and head of the anti-immigrant League party, on Monday demanded a “clear response” after French authorities admitted […]

Domestic goddess

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Samin Nosrat is a new kind of domestic goddess making a BLT with the host of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat. By Madeleine Aggeler@mmaggeler Photographs By Talia Herman From The Cut According to a vast amount of TV shows and books and magazines and blogs, the Domestic Goddess calmly rules her sphere from an airy, well-appointed […]