Venice police catch French tourists after night-time gondola theft

Venice police catch French tourists after night-time gondola theft

The couple unmoored a gondola near St Mark's Square but soon got into trouble as the man did not know how to steer it, the ANSA news agency and the local edition of the Corriere della Sera newspaper said.

Large cruise ships to re-enter Venice lagoon

Large cruise ships to re-enter Venice lagoon

Large cruise ships will be allowed back into the Venice lagoon, but will be kept away from St Mark's Square, the Italian government has announced, limiting a practice seen as an eyesore and a potential environmental risk.

Bangladesh panel rules out army for civic polls

Bangladesh panel rules out army for civic polls

Terming the present environment in Bangladesh very election-friendly, chief election commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday...