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Italian Law Student Is Selling Naked Pics Of Herself Over Facebook To Buy A New Moped

Times are hard. But one Italian law student whose moped is about to break is getting entrepreneurial: she’s selling naked pictures of herself over Facebook to raise money for new…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 4:00 pm

WTF: Pregnant Mother With Bipolar Disorder Sedated, Baby Forcibly Taken From Womb Via C-Section

This story is all kinds of fucked up: a pregnant woman in Essex, UK, was sedated and had her baby forcibly taken from her womb via C-section because she was…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 11:00 am

Bananas Thrown At Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s First Black Minister

Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first-ever black minister, had bananas thrown at her at a political rally on Friday. Kyenge was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo but is now…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Convicted Of Paying 17-Year-Old For Sex

Noted horndog and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, 76, was found guilty of paying for sex from a 17-year-old at one of his famous “bunga bunga” parties and sentenced…

Daley Quinn | June 24, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Dolce and Gabbana Guilty Of Tax Evasion

The two iconic Italian fashion designers, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, were both found guilty this week of evading taxes on $1.3 billion in income. The case dates back to…

Mary Odell | June 22, 2013 - 10:00 am

Calling All Dough Boys: Italy Desperate For More Pizza Makers

Pizza. It’s pretty much the most important thing ever. But for the intrepid people of Italy — birthplace of modern pizza culture — pizza may go the way of the…

Julie Gerstein | May 1, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Italian Town Gives Pregnant Women & New Moms Their Own Parking Spaces

Women’s rights activists in Italy are supposedly upset that the town of Corinaldo has widened and repainted hundreds of parking spaces as pink to signify they are for pregnant women…

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Priest Says Women Encourage Domestic Violence For Not Cooking And Cleaning Well Enough

A priest in a northern village in Italy posted some helpful tips for ladies on how to avoid getting beaten by their husbands. “Healthy self-criticism” is necessary for women to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2012 - 2:20 pm

“Padlocks Of Love” Being Cut Off Roman Bridge

First Amy Poehler and Will Arnett split up, and now this. It’s not a good week for love, you guys. Since 2006, smitten couples have been decorating Rome’s Ponte Milvio…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 14, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Bones Of Real Life Mona Lisa May Have Been Unearthed

The model in Leonardo da Vinci’s famed Mona Lisa painting, named Lisa Gherardini, may have been discovered buried underneath a convent in Florence, Italy.

Gherardini became a nun…

Daley Quinn | July 18, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Abercrombie & Fitch Force Workers To Work Out As Punishment

As if clothing brand Abercrombie & Fitch wasn’t already the worst, staffers at the store’s Milan outpost say they were forced to work out every time their supervisors caught them…

Julie Gerstein | March 8, 2012 - 3:20 pm

When Two Porn Stars Run For Mayor, Everybody Wins

Anytime you start getting embarrassed by America’s gator hunters and four-year-old GoGo Juice guzzlers, it can be helpful to see what the folks are up to in southern Italy.  Italy…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2012 - 9:20 am
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