Italy is world famous for its ice cream, known as gelato. So students from around the globe come to a gelato university near Bologna to learn the art of making it. Some end up becoming masters.
Mozambique isn’t a country you generally associate with gelato but Italian ice cream culture is about to make its sweet debut in the Maputo area. Three people have traveled from Mozambique to the north Italian city of Bologna this month for an intensive training course on how to make Italian gelato and pastries at the Carpigiani Gelato University.
A century ago, the opulent Ufa-Palast cinema opened in Weimar Berlin and became a venue for celebrated premieres — and later Nazi propaganda. Badly bombed, it was reborn as the Zoo Palast and remains a cinema icon.
Margaret Atwood's new novel, "The Testaments," takes readers back to the horrors of Gilead. But 34 years after "The Handmaid's Tale" was first published, is that world more fact than fiction today?
Two centuries after her birth, the composer, critic, impresario, pianist, celebrity, mother and Robert Schumann's wife — and not necessarily in that order — is recognized as a 19th century power woman.
Even 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the subject has lost none of its topicality. "Walking Through Walls" in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau is a contemporary response to the subject of confinement.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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