News from italy

The Italian government refunding Cruise Companies

January 2022 |
The Italian government announced it would pay 57.5 million euros in compensation to cruise companies affected by the decision to ban large ships from Venice's fragile lagoon. The new rules, which took effect in August, followed years of warnings...

Omicron found first case in Italy in early december

January 2022 |
In early December, Italy said it had detected its first case of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19 in a traveler arriving from Mozambique earlier this month. A top laboratory “sequenced the genome from the positive sample of a patient coming from...

Paleontologists discovered the largest dinosaur skeleton

January 2022 |
Paleontologists in Italy have discovered the largest and most complete dinosaur skeleton in the country’s history, along with the fossilized remains of a herd of 11 dinosaurs that are rewriting history. Singular dinosaur remains have been found...

Eitan come back in Italy

January 2022 |
The six-year-old boy whose parents died in an Italian cable car crash flew from Israel to Italy last month after a drawn-out battle for custody, a family spokesman said. “After 84 days since he was illegally removed from his home, Eitan will now...

Ancient artifacts from Mexico found in Italy

December 2021 |
In late October, Mexico recovered three ancient artifacts that were stolen and bound for auction in Italy as the Latin American country holds a global campaign to recover its art and relics. The items, which are more than 2,300-years-old, are a...

The “father of tiramisù” Aldo Campeol passed away

December 2021 |
Ado Campeol, the man known as the “father of tiramisu,” died recently at the age of 93. Campeol's restaurant, Le Beccherie, has long been considered the birthplace of tiramisu, the sweet Italian dessert that has become a global favorite at the...

Thousands of demonstrators marched to protest Italy’s new “Green Pass”

December 2021 |
Thousands of demonstrators marched down Rome’s famous Via Veneto and other streets in October as they protested Italy’s new “Green Pass” vaccination requirement for employees to enter their offices. The certification was mandatory beginning on Oct....

Pompeii Archaeologists have unearthed an exceptionally rare find

December 2021 |
Pompeii archaeologists said last month they have unearthed the remains of a "slave room" in an exceptionally rare find at a Roman villa destroyed by Mount Vesuvius' eruption nearly 2,000 years ago. The little room with three beds, a ceramic pot and...

Italian physicist Giorgio Parisi won the Nobel Prize

November 2021 |
Italian physicist Giorgio Parisi of Rome's Sapienza University won the Nobel Prize for Physics along with Syukuro Manabe & Klaus Hasselmann. Parisi, 73, was born in Rome and won the prize for his research on complex systems. Parisi was...
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