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Tuesday, October 20, 2020



Venice gondolas are reducing capacity due to 'overweight tourists'

July 23, 2020 1:20 pm

Earlier, a gondola da nolo, that takes tourists on a tour of the city's famed canals, carried up to six people

Venice women are using gondolas to reach the elderly

April 30, 2020 4:00 pm

They are extremely responsible and cautious in their approach, as the social media posts show they cover their mouth and nose, and also wear gloves.

Venice hit by another ferocious high tide, flooding city

November 15, 2019 5:55 pm

The central St. Mark's Square was submerged and closed to tourists, while shops and hotels were once more invaded by rising waters bringing fresh misery to the fragile city.

Explained: Why tourist hotspot Venice has gone under water

November 15, 2019 8:53 am

As a result of the “apocalyptic” floods, the city’s historic basilica and other areas were left underwater. Subsequently, Brugnaro blamed the flooding on climate change.

Venice floods: Highest tide in 50 years; mayor blames it on climate change

November 13, 2019 10:22 pm

The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years has prompted calls to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions of euros in damage.

Venice mayor declares disaster as city hit by 2nd worst high tide

November 13, 2019 8:40 am

Video on social media showed deep waters flowing like a river along one of Venice's main thoroughfares, while another showed large waves hammering boats moored alongside the Doge's Palace and surging over the stone sidewalks.

Put off by Venice’s crowds? Try Treviso, the oasis next door

June 12, 2019 2:15 pm

About a half-an-hour train ride from Venice, Treviso is the oasis next door, a place to replenish on the culture and modern manners of an Italian-speaking Italian city before rejoining the madding crowd.

Venice flooding is worst in a decade; severe weather in Italy kills at least 11

November 01, 2018 11:28 am

Venetians and tourists tottered on raised walkways throughout the city, while others waded through thigh-high water. Many shops and restaurants flooded when barriers across doorways failed to keep the water out.

When in Venice

June 12, 2014 11:11 am

The exhibition, by Sangeeta Juneja, offers an overview of what is happening in India now.

Legends of Rock

December 11, 2013 5:48 am

On display are rock ’n’ roll musician Johnny Cash’s signature all-black suit.


Third record tide enters Venice as Italy hit with snow, rain

November 18, 2019 12:42 pm

High tidal waters returned to Venice on Sunday, days after the city experienced its worst flooding in more than 50 years.

Venice deluge: Highest tide in 50 years brings city to its knees

November 14, 2019 8:33 am

Venice was hit by the highest tide late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as the fierce wind whipped up waves in St. Mark's Square. It was the highest level since the record 194 cm set in 1966.

Shilpa Shetty spends perfect weekend with family in Venice

July 16, 2019 8:36 am

Shilpa Shetty, husband Raj Kundra, son Viaan and sister Shamita Shetty enjoyed the sights and sounds of Venice.

Masks 'n' masquerades: Stunning pictures from the Venice Carnival 2016

February 02, 2016 7:11 pm

Snapshots from the ongoing Venice Carnival — famed for its elaborate parades, extravagant costumes, and of course Venetian masks.