Tag: Venice

Cody Simpson looking gloomy as he goes shirtless in Venice

After dating for 10 months, Cody Simpson and Miley Cyrus confirmed that they were breaking up in August. On Wednesday, Simpson was spotted looking gloomy during an outing in Venice. The 23-year-old Australian singer soaked up the Californian sun as he enjoyed some food and...

Virus ‘peaked’ in China but could trigger global pandemic: WHO

by Dario Thuburn and Agnes Pedrero with Laurent Thomet in Beijing The World Health Organization on Monday said the new coronavirus epidemic had "peaked" in China but warned that a surge in cases elsewhere was "deeply concerning" and all countries should prepare for a "potential...

Venice braces for more high water as alarms sound

by Alexandria SAGE Venice braced itself for more rising waters on Thursday as Italy's government prepared to take emergency measures for the canal city struck by an exceptional tide this week. Venetians awoke to sirens indicating that the high waters were expected to exceed 130 centimetres...

Rape rows risk taking sheen off starry Venice film festival

by Fiachra GIBBONS The star-studded Venice film festival opens Wednesday with a row raging about the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker. With only two women directors out of 21 in the running for its Golden Lion top prize, campaigners have lashed the...