Italian Olympic Swimmer Filippo Magnini Saves Drowning Man

A drowning man by the name of Andrea Benedetto was saved by Olympic Swimmer, Filippo Magnini at a beach in Sardinia. Filippo was relaxing with his girlfriend and suddenly noticed an individual drowning in the Mediterranian Sea. The drowning man's friends signaled to the lifeguards to come to save him, but Andrea was able to get there much faster

Sophia Loren Returns to the Big Screen in New Movie by Her Son

Yes, you read the title correctly! The one and only award-winning actress and model, Sophia Loren has returned to the screen for the first time in over a decade and we couldn't be more excited! She is doing it for a very special person too! Her son, Edoardo Ponti, is a director and will feature his mother in the Italian movie La vita davanti (The Life Ahead). The movie will feature Sophia as Madame Rose, an individual who survived the Holocaust in real life and became friends with a 12-year-old Senegalese boy. The 84-year-old actress is currently filming the movie in Italy and giving it all she's got She has been working up to 10 hours at a time on set! What better director to have than your son? Sophia expressed her feelings about her son directing the movie to Variety. She stated, “He knows me so well. He knows every inch of my face, my heart, my soul. He will only move on to the next shot when I hit my deepest truth.”

Stromboli: Volcano Erupts in Italy Killing One Hiker

Stromboli is one of the most active and visited volcanos in the world. The volcano has been erupting for thousands of years. It is part of an archipelago which is a string of islands. One hiker was killed during the eruption. The island was submerged in smoke and ashes and officials say that many jumped into the sea to avoid the volcano.

116-Year-Old Italian Woman Who Was the Oldest Person in Europe Passes Away

A 116-year-old woman who officials say was the oldest individual in Europe and the second oldest on Earth has recently passed away. Her name was Giuseppina Robucci and she passed in Poggio Imperiale, a town in Southern Italy. She lived for 116 years and 90 days. She was only two months younger than the world’s oldest living person, Kane Tanaka from Japan.