News from italy

European Union face disciplinary action against Italy

July 2019 |
Italy could face disciplinary action over its failure to respect European Union spending rules. The European Commission found that Italy’s public debt stood at SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for...

A Cruise Ship Crashed into a Docked Tourist Boat in Venice

July 2019 |
A cruise ship crashed into a docked tourist boat in Venice last month reigniting calls to ban large vessels from the city’s Giudecca Canal. Four people wereSUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

Students heroes of the school bus hijacking in March are still waiting on gaining their Italian citizenship

July 2019 |
Students hailed heroes in a school bus hijacking in March are still waiting on gaining their Italian citizenship as promised by Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini. The students wereSUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the...

Redevelopment of parks, gardens and historic villas in Rome

July 2019 |
In June, Rome began a 12-million-euro makeover of 20 parks and gardens. The funds are being used to “restyle” the areas by fixing fences, benches and fountains and SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available...

Bad weather on Italy

July 2019 |
An unseasonal hailstorm in early June in the Lecce province caused snowplows to take to the streets to remove up to 15cm of ice. Locals were seen in SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest paintings

June 2019 |
One of Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest paintings, the “Benois Madonna” also known as the “Madonna and Child with Flowers,” will make a rare return to Italy in honor of the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death. On loan from the Hermitage Museum...

Facebook shut down more than 20 Italian pages

June 2019 |
Last month, Facebook shut down more than 20 Italian pages spreading misinformation, hate speech and political propaganda leading up to the European elections. "We have removed a series of false and duplicate accounts that violated our SUBSCRIBE...

Minister Matteo Salvini declared Italian waters closed to NGO

June 2019 |
At press time, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and the Italian government planned to issue a decree that would fine NGO rescue boats up to 5,500 euros for each migrant they disembark on to Italian soil. Aid groups say SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...

Jannik Sinner claim the first ATP Masters 1000 victory

June 2019 |
Italian teenager Jannik Sinner saved match point as he came from behind to claim the first ATP Masters 1000 victory of his tennis career last month against American SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available...
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