News from italy

Reopen Cinque Terre “Lover’s Lane”

November 2019 |
Italy will finally reopen Cinque Terre “Lover’s Lane.” The Via dell’Amore (Path of Love or Lover’s Lane), the cliffside walk that links the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola on northwest Italy’s most famous stretch of coastline, has been at...

Volcanoes Stromboli, erupted in late August

October 2019 |
In late August, Stromboli, one of the most active volcanoes on earth, erupted again in what experts classified as a “major” eruption. The volcano has been erupting almost continuously since 1932. In July, a hiker was killed near the summit by a...

On August holiday the Italy’s government collapse

October 2019 |
Following the collapse of Italy’s government while Parliament was on holiday in August, a history-making new coalition was sworn in in early September. The anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the  centre-left Democratic Party...

A man used his eights years old kid in drug trafficking in the southwest of Italy

October 2019 |
In September, police in Italy arrested a 48-year-old man suspected of using his young son to take part in drug trafficking in the southwest part of the country. Agostino Cambareri, suspected of leading a drug gang across the  region of...

James Bond in Matera

October 2019 |
A new James Bond movie is being filmed in Matera. “No Time to Die,” the 25th installment of the 007 franchise, began filming in August with nothing less than a breakneck car chase around the southern city. Daniel Craig will play Bond for the  ...

Many Dolphins and two whales have been found dead off the Tuscan coast

September 2019 |
Thirty-two dolphins and two whales have been found dead off the Tuscan coast since the beginning of the year. Autopsies showed many of the animals stopped feeding suggesting they were infected with a virus, possibly measles, experts said. "We...

Open Arms charity ship with 124 rescued migrants on board was banned from entering Italian waters

September 2019 |
At press time, an Open Arms charity ship with 124 rescued migrants on board was banned from entering Italian waters. The ship waits in limbo amid the latest migrant standoff with Italy’s government. Italy’s anti-immigrant interior minister Matteo...

Two German tourists were fined and asked to leave the city of Venice

September 2019 |
Two German tourists were fined and asked to leave the city of Venice last month for making themselves a coffee by the steps of the famous Rialto Bridge. Using a newly passed law, police officers fined them €950 ($1,050) for unseemly behavior....

Two U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome. One confessed to the killing of Italian policeman

September 2019 |
Two U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome in July in connection with the stabbing death of Italian policeman, Mario Cerciello Rega. One of the arrested has reportedly confessed to the killing, at press time. The U.S. students, age 18 and 19 were...
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