italy

migration

How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Italian Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.
Cosimo Bizzarri
4.8.19
The Story Of

The Story of 'Blue (Da Ba Dee)' by Eiffel 65

How a song that flopped when it came out wound up topping charts across the globe.
VICE Staff
3.21.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's a Huge Trump Papier-Mache... Thing

It's 65 feet tall, and it is deeply, deeply weird.
Allie Conti
2.20.19
Photography

Here Are the Most Romantic Skate Photos You're Likely to See This Week

Photographer Claudio Majorana's new book explores why any kid would pick up a skateboard.
Elena Viale
1.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Woman's Viral Run-in with Nic Cage in Italy Is Pure as Hell

He said he didn't even know his movie had won a Golden Globe.
Peter Slattery
1.8.19
tv

'My Brilliant Friend' Is a Magical Book and a Mediocre HBO TV Show

It's gorgeous and well-acted, but loses the emotional impact of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels.
Nicole Clark
12.7.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

How a Young Cameroonian Sparked a Revolt Against Migrant Exploitation in Italy

At 26, Yvan Sagnet organized the “Nardò uprising,” a two-month strike held by migrant workers which led to the trial of 12 people for slavery and the first anti-gang-master law in the country.
Leonardo Bianchi
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Shows Terrifying Escalator Accident in Rome That Injured at Least 20

Cellphone footage shows the machine going haywire and suddenly speeding up, sending dozens of people hurtling down the steps.
Drew Schwartz
10.23.18
Photography

This Guy Spent a Week Inside Italian Catacombs Taking Photos of Corpses

More than 8,000 mummies line the walls of Sicily's ancient, eerie Capuchin Catacombs.
Miss Rosen
7.16.18
Photography

Marco Mendia Spent Nearly Ten Years with Europe's Graffiti Youth

Marco Mendia shares his grainy snapshots of rebellious graffiti youth in metro tunnels and abandoned warehouses.
Beckett Mufson
4.12.18
politics

An Italian Explains Berlusconi and the Rise of Italian Populism to Me, an American

After insurgents cleaned up in the Italian election, the disgraced three-time prime minister is somehow relevant again.
Eve Peyser
3.6.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mueller subpoenas docs related to key Trump figures (including the man himself), Frances McDormand wins best actress, South Korean delegation heads North for talks, and more.
VICE Staff
3.5.18
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