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A view of the village of Sambuca di Sicilia, Italy.

A picturesque Sicilian town succeeded in selling off its abandoned homes after auctions started at just $1

Sambuca is just one of a number of rural, Italian towns opting to auction off homes for as little as $1 in a bid to encourage repopulation.

Italy’s ‘perma-recession’ could trigger a €2 trillion financial crisis that threatens the eurozone itself

There is no obvious way out of the trap holding the Italian economy back, analysts told Business Insider.
Capri, Italy.

The 10 countries with the most superyachts in the world: RANKED

Bloomberg ranked the top 10 countries in the world with the most superyachts on their coastlines. The US, Italy, Spain, France, and Greece were the top five.

Juventus shares plunged 10% after Ronaldo’s team crashes out of the Champions League

Dutch club Ajax knocked Juventus out of Europe's premier football competition, the Champions League.

Europe’s biggest IPO this year just started trading —Italy’s Nexi is a rare $6.4 billion bright spot amid regional slump

It's a rare positive sign for European listings, after Brexit worries and a market rough patch led to many IPO plans shelved or scrapped altogether.

A British woman was accused by Italian police of stealing ancient tiles from Pompeii ruins

A 21-year-old woman from the UK was accused by Italian police of stealing tiles from ancient Pompeii ruins while visiting Italy for her birthday.
An abandoned two-bedroom home that's being sold for one euro.

A town in Italy is selling abandoned homes for $1. Here’s what the properties look like.

Mussomeli, a town of 11,000, is selling homes for a euro. The town has ancient churches, Byzantine caves, and a medieval castle.
Zungoli, Italy

2 towns in Italy are selling homes for just $1, but there’s a catch

Two Italian towns, Zungoli and Mussomeli, are selling homes for just one euro, or roughly one dollar, amid Italy's struggling economy.
Gangi is selling homes for a single euro.

Italy’s abandoned villages plan to save themselves from ruin by selling homes for $1 or less

Villages across Italy are selling abandoned properties for 1 euro or less.
Alessandra Mussolini and Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey got in a Twitter fight with Mussolini’s granddaughter over a painting of her grandfather’s corpse

Benito Mussolini's granddaughter Alessandra Mussolini called Jim Carrey "a b------" after he posted a drawing of the dictator and his mistress.