Why Venice's Grand Canal turned bright green
The waters of Venice's famous canals turned a fluorescent green on Sunday and local authorities have finally figured out why.
Man faces amputation after 24-hour drug-fueled sex marathon
The German tourist is still in the hospital in Italy, over a week after being admitted with septic shock.
"Extraordinary" Neanderthal discovery reveals secrets of human evolution
Scientist tells Newsweek that Altamura Man research is "of enormous interest for our knowledge of Neanderthals, ourselves as a species and human evolution."
China cracks down on citizens abroad as people flee country
"China's influence in the U.N. and other international institutions are diminishing because of its gross violations," a human rights expert told Newsweek.
'Record' 42-pound ovarian tumor removed from 'lucky' woman
The patient had been experiencing pain and a sense of heaviness in her lower abdomen before she received a shocking diagnosis.
Secret Chinese police stations in Europe are "tip of the iceberg"—Watchdog
"The embarrassment is just going to keep growing over this," Laura Harth, the campaign director at Safeguard Defenders, told Newsweek.
Simpsons Holocaust mural vandalized in suspected antisemitic attack
The attack happened on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day when it marks the 6 million lives lost at the hands of Nazis.
Secret Chinese police stations are legal in these countries
Two New York-based individuals have been charged for allegedly supporting Chinese interests as part of a secret outpost in Manhattan.
Teenager aboard cruise ship dies after witnesses watch him fall into sea
An investigation has been opened into the incident, which took place on the Costa Toscana.
Mom reveals how she traveled the globe with kids: "Citizens of the world"
This mom has lived in Italy, France, Israel, and now Japan, with her husband and kids. She revealed to Newsweek the benefits of traveling with little ones.
Ptolemy's lost manuscript discovered in book found in medieval abbey
After years of work, researchers have uncovered a guide to constructing an ancient tool for tracing distances and the stars.
Florida principal's ousting over David statue causes stir in Italy
"Mistaking art for pornography is just ridiculous," said Dario Nardella, the mayor of Florence where the statue resides.
Meloni Needs To Stand Firm on Immigration
Brussels is out of touch with democratic people's movements, such as the one led by Meloni, across EU member states.
Sofia Coppola's daughter's food remarks leave the internet very confused
"I don't know the difference between a garlic and onion and I just had to Google images of onions on my phone," Romy Croquet Mars said in a since-deleted video.
Scientists to dig up mysterious ancient whale—"Don't know what we'll find"
The whale is thought to be around 1,000 years old and could have measured more than 65 feet in length—but researchers are not sure exactly what it is.
Prince William's "beautiful" soccer moment with Prince George praised—Video
Royal fans have shared footage of Prince William and Prince George's reactions at the UEFA EURO 2020 soccer final to TikTok.
Flight to New York forced to U-turn mid-Atlantic after pilot falls ill
The flight was reportedly 1 hour and 30 minutes into its 7-hour journey when the crew took the decision to turn back.
Princess Diana's intense paparazzi moments criticized in viral videos
Fans have condemned archive clips of Diana being pursued by photographers, which have been posted on social media.
U.S. Consulate hacked by "Putin supporters"
The account was hijacked to share posts comparing Ukraine to Nazi Germany.
The Roman city where people haven't grown taller for 2,000 years
Researchers have found that unlike the rest of the world, the citizens of Milan have not significantly grown since the Roman Era.
Zelensky's awkward ally
A statement echoing Kremlin propaganda from Silvio Berlusconi has embarrassed the Italian prime minister ahead of her trip to Kyiv.
"I never thought I'd leave America. I'm an 'accidental expat'"
I never wanted to live anywhere but New York City, but now I live in Italy.
John Durham under pressure to disclose details of Trump criminal probe
Durham received a tip from Italian officials in 2019 about suspicious financial dealings involving the former president.
Italians cheer as Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro finally arrested—video
Paramilitary officers swooped on the feared 60-year-old, nicknamed "Diabolik," in what is arguably the biggest organized crime arrest in Italy for three decades.
There's Good News on the Anti-Populist Front—No Really!
The 2010s were the decade of populism. From 2018-2020, the world's three largest democracies (India, the United States, and Brazil) were each governed by a populist leader, and of approximately 90 democracies around the world, as many as 20 in 2012 and 2013 were led by populists.
Russia may use nuclear weapons if Ukraine wins war, Italian minister warns
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies have made a series of direct or indirect threats of nuclear weapon use since the start of the Ukraine war.
Pope Francis laments 'famine of peace' in Christmas message
The pope called for an end of the war in Ukraine, and asked people to continue paying attention to conflicts and humanitarian issues around the world.
'The White Lotus' subtly references old films—Easter eggs you likely missed
The show's creatives took things much further than props and costumes, by calling up some iconic moments in Italian cinema.
Fuego volcano erupts sending lava and ash soaring into sky above Antigua
The incident comes just one week after Stromboli in Italy and Semeru in Indonesia erupted on the same day, and two weeks after Hawaii's Mauna Loa eruption.
'The White Lotus' season 3 theory comparing show to the Olympics goes viral
'The White Lotus' shocked viewers in the season two finale, with many quickly asking when they can expect to see the next installment.