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Latest Province of Turin Stories

2006-02-08 15:24:56

TURIN (Reuters) - The Olympic torch was diverted away from an Italian town on Wednesday because police feared planned protests could harm torch bearers and spectators, organizers said.

2006-02-07 12:14:30

By Antonella Ciancio TURIN (Reuters) - Anti-capitalist protesters vowed on Tuesday to mount street demonstrations at the Winter Olympics and try to disrupt U.S. First Lady Laura Bush's visit to the host Italian city.

2006-02-05 12:28:45

By Simon Evans SUSA, Italy (Reuters) - The Olympic torch was diverted away from two towns about 50 kms from Turin on Sunday because of feared trouble from protestors opposed to a rail development.

2006-02-05 11:21:53

By Simon Evans SUSA, Italy (Reuters) - The Olympic torch was diverted away from two towns some 50 kilometers from Turin on Sunday because of feared trouble from protestors.

2006-01-19 10:36:19

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Italy has done everything possible to prevent a terrorist attack during the Turin Winter Games but could still face small-scale protests and disruption, an Olympic security adviser said on Thursday.

2006-01-19 07:55:04

TURIN (Reuters) - Some 370,000 tickets remain unsold for the Winter Olympics which begin on February 10, organizers said on Thursday. Around 630,000 of the 1 million tickets available have been sold with many of the top events close to being sold out.

2005-12-14 16:34:15

ROME (Reuters) - Plans by Italy's cash-strapped government to cut financing for the Turin Winter Olympic Games have sparked outrage from the government's sports supremo and the city's mayor.

2005-12-07 11:57:18

TURIN (Reuters) - Protesters blocked roads and railways near Turin on Wednesday to protest against a planned high-speed railway line connecting Italy and France they say damages the environment.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.