Friday Apr 11
Italian islands - the Traveller's Guide to idyllic outposts
Two hundred years ago, a defeated Napoleon was exiled to Elba. Today, it's a retreat for those in the know, along with scores of other idyllic outposts Italy may not have the island-hopping allure of Greece or Croatia, but if you make the effort to visit some of its outposts, you will be rewarded with exquisite scenery, hidden beaches and ... (more)
Italian navy rescues 730 migrants in overcrowded boats
The Italian navy rescued 730 migrants from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily, it said Wednesday.
Greenwich artist preserves nature, memories in paintings
"Cap Trinite" by Greenwich painter Maria Friscia is on view in her solo exhibition, "Spotlight on Nature," at Les Beaux Arts Gallery in Greenwich through March 20. Photo: Contributed Photo "Meadows Trail, Sequoia National Park" by Greenwich painter Maria Friscia is on view in her solo exhibition, "Spotlight on Nature," at Les Beaux Arts Gallery in ... (more)