News from italy

The Anti-Trust Authority has fined power companies, ACEA, Edison and ENI

July 2016 |
The Anti-Trust Authority has fined power companies, ACEA, Edison and ENI, 14.5 million Euros for billing consumption practices finding bills and actual consumption did not correspond. Consumers have long complained about these aggressive...

Pope Francis said "The world does not become better because only apparently “perfect” people live there..."

July 2016 |
During a recent Mass in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said during his homily for the Jubilee of the Sick and disabled that “The world does not become better because only apparently “perfect” people live there... but when...

Migrants continue to be rescued off the coast of Sicily

July 2016 |
Migrants continue to be rescued off the coast of Sicily. Recently, more than 2,500 migrants were rescued by the Italian Coast Guard. Year-to-date close to 50,000 refugees have been pulled from boats trying to cross from Libya. The numbers arriving...

Pompeii’s Archaeological Superintendent is urging the government to use refugees to clean up some of Italy’s ruins

July 2016 |
Pompeii’s Archaeological Superintendent, Massimo Osanna, is urging the government to use refugees to clean up some of Italy’s ruins. “They already receive a daily rate from the government without being employed in any...

Colobraro has been dubbed Europe’s most cursed town

July 2016 |
Colobraro, in the southern Basilicata region of Italy has been dubbed Europe’s most cursed town. Chandeliers spontaneously crashing down, newborns born with two hearts and three lungs, tales of witches, and suspicious sudden landslides have...

Italy's new Prime Minister: Enrico Letta

June 2013 |
Enrico Letta, 46 years old, husband and father of three is Italy’s new Prime Minister. Born in Pisa, Letta has received training throughout Europe, from his childhood in Strasbourg, where he attended school, to graduating in International Law...
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