News from italy

The only man living on the island of Budelli was evicted

September 2021 |
The sole inhabitant of a tiny Mediterranean island called Budelli was forced to leave his home of more than 30 years after a political scuffle over ownership of the island. Mauro Morandi, now 82-years-old, was evicted from the island he called home...

It's too hot... Beach is burning in Pescara

September 2021 |
As one of the worst heatwaves in decades swept across southeast Europe, more than 800 wildfires have devastated Italy, Spain, Greece, and Turkey. In early August, tourists were evacuated after fires burned a pine forest near a beach in Pescara,...

Digital certificate VS Covid-19

September 2021 |
Italy introduced a digital certificate for access to some services and venues in an effort to curb COVID infections. The "green pass" will allow access for people who have had at least one vaccine dose, have recovered from coronavirus or who have...

Discovered a Roman Vessel in Mediterranean Sea

September 2021 |
An ancient Roman vessel dating back to the second century BC was discovered in the Mediterranean Sea off the Sicilian coast of Palermo. The ship, lying at a depth of about 300 feet near Isola delle Femmine, is one of a number of wrecks found in...

Italy won Soccer European Championship

August 2021 |
Thousands of fans packed Rome’s sidewalks to wildly cheer Europe’s new soccer champions as Italy toured the city in an open-topped bus in July, crowning a day that saw them honored at the presidential palace and premier’s office and cited by the...

Italy passed 50 milion Covid-19 vaccines

August 2021 |
In late June, Italy passed the symbolic mark of 50 million Covid-19 vaccines administered, the same day the whole country became a low-risk 'white zone' and rules on wearing masks outdoors were relaxed. As of that time, 33 percent of the Italian...

Prosecco or Prosek? Italia vs Croatia

August 2021 |
Croatia and Italy have renewed the feud over prošek and prosecco wines. Croatian winemakers have leapt to the defense of their centuries-old dessert wine, prošek, amid a renewed prosecco identity war sparked by Italy. Italy said it would defend...

Italian dropping Covid-19 restrictions

July 2021 |
The list of Italian regions dropping most of their Covid-19 restrictions continues to grow. As of early June, many regions downgraded to “white” zone status meaning regions can drop most of the restrictions currently in place including evening...

The sand of the Sardinian beaches plundered by swimmers

July 2021 |
Authorities said in June that 41 individuals had been reported for the theft of about 220 pounds of items from beaches in separate incidents. Sardinia’s famed white sand is treasured on the island, and it is strictly forbidden to remove it. The...
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