Rome is set to compete with Berlin or Hamburg to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the country's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday.Renzi is expected to make the announcement at the Italian Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, will welcome bids from January 15 with the deadline on the same date in September.
Rome wants to host 2024 Olympics
Despite today's freezing temperatures, 2014 could be warmest year on record. Based on the first ten months of 2014, the world's average air temperature has been about 0.57 Celsius above the long-term average. The 11 months from January to November have already been the warmest period on the Central England Temperature record.
2014 could be the warmest year ever
Cars, guitars, costumes and gold records: more than 300 articles once belonging to Elvis Presley are on display in London until August 2015. January 8, 2015 marks what would have been the iconic artist's 80th birthday.
Elvis lives - in London