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After long negotiations and persuasive arguments Islam convinced the Mayor of Venice Giorgio Orson that it would be a welcome and profitable decision to allow an Islamic Art Museum in the Serenissima.


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Weather in Venice on Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:47 is Sunny

2016-06-25
Sunny  27°C Wind: East-northeast 3 m/s Pressure: 0 mbar Visibility: 19 km Humidity: 78% Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:47

Final Cut in Venice

2016-06-14

Monica Bellucci, 51, looks a vision in white as she flaunts her spectacular figure in a plunging maxi dress for sun-soaked stroll in Venice

2016-06-22
But Monica Bellucci proved that age was just a number as she cut a typically glamorous figure while enjoying a sun soaked stroll through Venice, Italy, on Wednesday. The 51-year-old actress looked a vision in white as she stepped out in an ethereal white ...

Fiat Chrysler wants to probe dead 'Star Trek' actor's SUV

2016-06-23
Actor Anton Yelchin poses for portraits during the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. (Photo: Domenico Stinellis, AP) CHELSEA, Mich. — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would like to have its own team of investigators evaluate the Jeep ...

Video: Surprise Stingray Stuns Gondolier in Venice

2016-06-23
A gondolier navigating the legendary canals of Venice, Italy was gobsmacked when he spotted an incredibly out-of-place creature swimming in the famed waterways. Observers and experts who have examined video of the aquatic wonder suggest that it was likely ...

Foodie Alert: Delicious Jewish Cuisine in Venice, Italy

2016-06-14
Last May my daughter and I took a day trip from Florence, Italy to Venice. After our hour and a half train ride, we searched around for a bite to eat. Sarah had suggested that we try Gam Gam Kosher Restaurant which is considered one of this city’s ...

Venice Biennale: an exhausting, beautiful attempt to relinquish architecture

2016-06-12
From now through November 27, architects and enthusiasts from around the globe will descend upon Venice, Italy, for the 15th International Architecture Exhibition organised by La Biennale di Venezia. The Venice Architecture Biennale is like the Olympics ...

Brexit and the economics of immigration

2016-06-23
In June 2004, I took a train from Lausanne, Switzerland, where I had met with some hedge fund managers, to Venice, Italy, where I was going to be a tourist for a long weekend before flying home. It was my first time in either country. I don’t speak their ...

Italy exports to UK worth 22.4bn in 2015

2016-06-24
(ANSA) - Venice, June 24 - Italy last year had a positive trade balance with the UK of 11.9 billion euros, economic think tank CGIA said Friday. Italy in 2015 exported 22.4 billion euros' worth of goods to the UK and imported British products worth 10.5 ...

Venice beaches offer 'sun or your money back' deal

2016-06-23
The summer deal, dubbed 'tan or your money back', will operate at beaches in Jesolo, on Italy's Adriatic coast, from Friday. The deal will see people who book sun loungers on the town's two beaches given a full refund in the case of inclement weather.

CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016 in Venice, Italy

2016-06-14
BIENNALE AUSTRIA exhibition "CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016" at Centro d'Arte San Vidal, Venice, Italy. BIENNALE AUSTRIA association presents on occasion of the exhibition "CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016" positions of 15 artists from Germany, Italy, Spain and Austria ...

Italian seaside resort promises rain refunds

2016-06-23
A seaside resort in Italy is offering sun worshippers a refund if rain ruins their day at the beach. The tourist board in the north-eastern town of Jesolo, near Venice, says it'll reimburse the cost of renting a lounger and sun umbrella at both of its ...