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The first light atomic nucleus with a second face.

To some degree of approximation, atomic nuclei are spherical, though distorted to a greater or lesser extent. When the nucleus is excited, its shape may change, but only for an extremely brief moment, after which it returns to its original state. A relatively permanent 'second face' of atomic nuclei has so far only been ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Leicester knock back Roma bid for Mahrez.

HONG KONG - Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has confirmed the club received an offer from AS Roma for want-away winger Riyad Mahrez but have declined the Italian club's bid.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Kolarov close to joining Roma, says Guardiola.

MANCHESTER, July 21 ― Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov is set to leave the Premier League club after seven years to join AS Roma in Italy, manager Pep Guardiola said. Kolarov, 31, played for Italy's Lazio from 2007-10 before moving...

- The Malay Mail - MY

PIX: Aamir Khan's Italy holiday with family.

Mr Perfectionist is on vacay with family!

- Rediff - IN

Vodafone beats expectations with 'robust' performance.

LONDON - Vodafone, the world's second largest mobile operator, reported better-than-expected 2.2 percent revenue growth in its first quarter, reflecting a robust performance in Italy and Spain and an acceleration in demand in Turkey.

- Reuters - US

For Right-Wing Italian Youth, a Mission to Disrupt Migration.

The plan is to monitor aid ships that are rescuing migrants at danger in the Mediterranean.

- International NY Times - US

Italy Loans Relics Thought To Be That Of Saint Nicholas To Russia.

More than a million pilgrims have so far visited Moscow's main cathedral to see the relics of Saint Nicholas, a bishop from Asia Minor who's said to be the inspiration behind the story of Santa Claus.

- NPR - US

Italy demands origin labels for pasta and rice.

All packets of pasta and rice sold in Italy will have to include labels of origin showing where the produce was grown, the government ruled on Thursday , in a move it said was aimed at protecting local farmers.

- EurActive - UK

Ancient Italian Fossils Reveal Risk of Parasitic Infections Due to Climate Change.

In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch contained clues about how sea level rise due to climate change could foreshadow a rise in parasitic trematodes, or flatworms. The team cautioned that the rise could lead to outbreaks in human ...

- ENN - US

When Populism Can Kill.

By validating unfounded fears about vaccines, Italy's opposition Five Star Movement and Greece's Syriza-led government risk exposing children and other vulnerable members of society to preventable infectious diseases. When the "war on expertise" targets health-care practitioners, it has gone too far.

- Project Syndicate - US

Linklaters launches low-cost legal centre in Italy.

Linklaters has announced it will open a low-cost legal centre in Lecce in September, adding to the two offices it currently operates in Milan and Rome. The post Linklaters launches low-cost legal centre in Italy appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

- The Lawyer - US

Brutal Regensburg report hailed as step in the right direction

Rome, Italy, Jul 20, 2017 / 03:02 pm .- A member of Pope Francis' commission to protect minors says a new report on the abuse of more than 500 choir boys in Germany points to a current reality in many non-western countries – and that bringing these things to light means progress for everyone. “It will take time, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Former US head of Opus Dei dies at 71

Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2017 / 04:00 pm .- Father Arne Panula, the former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei, passed away at his Washington, D.C. home on July 19, 2017 after a battle with cancer. “Father Arne had the firm belief that anything is possible, the imagination to think big, and the drive and energy to make things ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Applications now open for the Google Policy Fellowship in Europe and Africa

Are you an undergraduate, graduate or law student interested in internet and technology policy? Do you want to get involved in the public dialogue on these issues? If so, the new Google Policy Fellowship pilot programs in Italy, Belgium , and three African countries may be for you.  Successful applicants to the program ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

Italian banking Atlante loses USD3.96bn investment

Italian banking Atlante loses USD3.96bn investment...

- MENAFN - JO

Live: Football transfer news, rumours

Welcome to this new initiative by Times of Malta's sports desk. We are looking to keep our readers and social media followers updated with all the latest news and gossip regarding the summer transfer window. 9.10am Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola revealed early this morning that Aleksandar Kolarov is on the verge of ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Easy Money Saved This Italian City. Soon, It Will Run Out.

Pistoia’s train factory benefited from the European Central Bank’s bond buying program, which is drawing to a close.

- New York Times - US

Storied Owlwood estate returns to market with a bang: $180 million

The historic Owlwood Estate, former home to actor Tony Curtis and later the singing duo, Sonny Bono and Cher, has returned to the market for $180 million. The storied Holmby Hills estate sold last year for $90 million to Sturmer Pippin Investments LLC. The 12,000-square-foot, 1936 Tuscan-style...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mother!' Moves Forward to September Release

Paramount Pictures has moved its Jennifer Lawrence thriller “Mother!” forward by a month to Sept. 15 from its previous Oct. 13 release date. The studio confirmed the date change Thursday but did not elaborate. It's possible that “Mother!” could be premiered at the Venice Film Festival, which opens on ...

- Variety - US

Demands that Al Jazeera be shuttered have been dropped by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain, which cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in June

Nick Vivarelli / Variety: Demands that Al Jazeera be shuttered have been dropped by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain, which cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in June  —  ROME - Demands that Al Jazeera be shuttered have been dropped by the four Arab nations engaged in a deep diplomatic dispute with Qatar, the home ...

- Mediagazer - US

Rome court convicts 41 in 'Mafia Capitale' corruption case

Politicians from right and left of the political spectrum drawn into racket that rigged public contracts

- Financial Times - US

Rome court convicts 41 in 'Mafia Capitale' case

Politicians from right and left of the political spectrum drawn into racket that rigged public contracts

- Financial Times - US

Ringleader of 'Mafia Capitale' gang handed 20 year jail sentence

The ringleader of a gang whose criminal tentacles reached into almost every department of Rome's City Hall was sentenced to 20 years in prison by an Italian court on Thursday.

- The Local - IT

Italian police probe football clubs over false visas for young African players

Italian police are investigating football clubs for allegedly getting young African players false papers in a probe that could involve Serie A teams, national media reported on Thursday.

- The Local - IT

The Latest: Austria to Italy: Stop migrants reaching Europe

The Latest on the migrant crisis in Europe : 7:15 p.m. Austrian foreign minister says he has told his Italian counterpart that migrants arriving by boat to Italy's islands should not be permitted to travel on to the mainland because that acts as a gateway for them to the rest of Europe.

- FOX News - US

Austria urges stop to moving migrants to Italian mainland

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on Thursday urged his Italian counterpart not to allow migrants arriving by boat to Italy's islands to travel on to the mainland, declaring that "being saved in the Mediterranean cannot be connected with a ticket to Central Europe."

- FOX News - US

Austria tells Italy to halt island ferries in order to keep migrant masses off mainland

Austria's foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, called on Italy Thursday to stop migrants from reaching the mainland by halting the ferry services from the islands where ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Austrian minister in plea to Italy over migrants

Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz has urged his Italian counterpart not to allow migrants arriving by boat to Italy's islands to travel on to the mainland, declaring that "being saved in the Mediterranean cannot be connected with a ticket to Central Europe".

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change

In 2014, a team of researchers found that clams from the Holocene Epoch contained clues about how sea level rise due to climate change could foreshadow a rise in parasitic trematodes. Now, an international team has found that rising seas could be detrimental to human health on a much shorter time scale.

- ScienceDaily - US

Women's Euro 2017: Germany 'have to win' against Italy

Germany's women go into their second group stage match wondering where the goals will come from. Having failed to score in their draw against Sweden, they will be up against what promises to be an even tighter defense.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Austrian minister in plea to Italy over migrants

Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz has urged his Italian counterpart not to allow migrants arriving by boat to Italy's islands to travel on to the mainland, declaring that "being saved in the Mediterranean cannot be connected with a ticket to Central Europe". After meeting with Italy's Angelino Alfano, Mr Kurz told ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Theresa May to take three-week holiday in Italy and Swiss Alps

PM takes first long break since disastrous election result.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Barcelona make Geoffrey Kondogbia enquiry amid Marco Verratti and Paulinho complications

Player's brother says that the Catalan side have asked him about the Inter Milan midfielder.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change

In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch contained clues about how sea level rise due to climate change could foreshadow a rise in parasitic trematodes, or flatworms. The team cautioned that the rise could lead to outbreaks in human ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Benetton family seeks to make Ducati motorbikes Italian: sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN - Italy's Benetton family is vying with motorbike firms and buyout funds for control of Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen , sources involved in the process told Reuters.

- Reuters - US

Rome corruption ring jailed after marathon trial

For years the tentacles of the group, run by a one-eyed criminal, ran deep inside Rome's City Hall.

- BBC - UK

DPR Korea facing worst drought since 2001

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Democratic People's Republic of Korea DPR Korea's crop production for 2017 has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, with low rainfall levels affecting the planting of main season crops. DPR Korea's food production hit by the worst ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

The Brief: Fatal attraction

At the Western Balkans summit in Trieste last week, the Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama saw Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov and UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson standing together.

- EurActive - UK

Report: Immigration Crisis Causing 'Unprecedented' Shift in Italy's Demographics

A deadly combination of a plummeting birthrate and massive immigration portend that native Italians will make up an increasingly small percentage of Italy's overall population, a new study reports.

- Breitbart - US

Mafia Capitale: Rome court convicts racket leaders who extorted city officials

Massimo Carminati and Salvatore Buzzi have been sentenced to 20 and 19 years in prison respectively, after being found guilty of stealing millions in public money. However, they were spared of a special Mafia conviction.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Verdict due in 'Mafia Capitale' corruption trial

Verdicts are expected to be issued in a case which hinges on the alleged collusion between Rome's establishment and a Mafia-type criminal association.

- IOL - ZA

G7 Ambassadors call on Ukraine to bring those responsible for Sheremet's murder to justice

The G7 Ambassadors have called on the Ukrainian authorities to bring those responsible for journalist Pavel Sheremet's murder to justice, according to a statement posted on the website of Italy's Embassy in Kyiv.

- UNIAN - UA

Meet the Gambian migrants under pressure to leave Europe

Migrants who reach Italy are under increasing pressure to return home, but as one told IRIN: “Nobody wants to go back a loser”

- UN - INT

Watch: Roma bring in Defrel on loan

New Roma head coach Eusebio Di Francesco has returned to his former club Sassuolo to sign French forward Gregoire Defrel. The 26-year-old moves to the Stadio Olimpico on an initial loan deal for a fee of five million euros, with an obligation to make the transfer permanent for 15m euros if certain sporting targets are met. ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Updated: Juventus sign full back De Sciglio

Juventus have signed Italy full back Mattia De Sciglio from Serie A rivals AC Milan for 12 million euros , the Italian champions said on Thursday. The 24-year-old, capped 31 times, signed a five-year contract after undergoing a medical on Wednesday. "Juventus are adding a player with versatility, skill and an international ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

FM says Italy's 2018 OSCE chairmanship to focus on Med

'Foster inter-religious and inter-cultural talks for security'

- ANSA - IT

United with Italy on fundamentalism - UNESCO candidate Khattab

Egypt's pick says 'Regeni case cannot divide us'

- ANSA - IT

United with Italy on fundamentalism-UNESCO candidate Khattab

Egypt's pick says 'Regeni case cannot divide us'

- ANSA - IT

Italy shd stop moving migrants from islands - Kurz

During meeting with Alfano in Vienna

- ANSA - IT

Blockchain: IBM and London Stock Exchange Group team up for securities data project

The group's Italian subsidiary will be the first to test the technology for digitising certificate data.

- ZDNet - UK

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