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Italy is the country that has improved the most in 2021 in the view of The Economist. Italy has been crowned 'Country of the Year' by The Economist, an annual honour awarded by the international newspaper. The prize ...
Trieste port worker was recently barred from Rome for one year. Stefano Puzzer, the leader of a high-profile No Green Pass protest in Trieste, has been banned from Pordenone for three years after taking part in a No Vax...
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Trade unions call strike against government's "unsatisfactory" budget. Two of Italy's largest trade unions have called for a general strike on Thursday 16 December in protest over the 2022 budget plans of premier Mario...
Rome mayor hails city as "ideal" for Expo 2030. Italy's foreign minister Luigi Di Maio and Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri presented the Italian capital's bid to host Expo 2030 during the general assembly of the Bureau Int...
Birth rate in Italy hits new record low. Italy's declining birth rate is in the news again with the latest data from the national statistic office ISTAT citing the "negative effects" of the covid-19 pandemic as a signif...
Annual survey once again underlines north-south divide in Italy. Trieste in northern Italy has come first in the annual quality of life index of Italian provinces published on Monday by leading business newspaper Il Sol...
Neapolitan Christmas tradition honours Greta Thunberg. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has been chosen as the 'person of the year' by master crib-maker Genny Di Virgilio in Naples, reports news agency ANSA. N...
Jesolo hosts 12 masterpieces by international sand sculptors this Christmas. Sculptors from around the world return to Jesolo, a seaside resort near Venice in north-east Italy, for an annual sand festival dedicated to r...
Italy brings in new covid restrictions over the Christmas season. Italy's new two-tiered covid Green Pass system, which comes into force on Monday 6 December, will restrict the movements of those who are unvaccinated....
Gas leak likely cause of explosion in Sicilian town. Two people are dead and seven still missing after a four-storey building collapsed in the town of Ravanusa, in the sout-west Agrigento area of Sicily, on Saturday nig...
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Garbage disposal at risk across Italy on Monday. Workers employed in Italy's rubbish collection and environmental hygiene sectors are set to join a nationwide strike on Monday 13 December. The 24-hour strike action w...
Italian bishop accused of wrecking Christmas magic for children. A bishop in Sicily has stirred controversy in Italy after he told his stunned congregation, including many small children, that "Santa Claus does not exis...
Burano's floating Nativity scene returns this Christmas season. A floating Nativity scene has been installed in the waters around the island of Burano, in the northern part of the Venice lagoon, for the second year in a...
Rome mayor had pledged to clean up capital by Christmas. Rome residents have been asked to wrap fewer Christmas presents as the city battles to clean up its rubbish-strewn streets. The bizarre appeal came from the ci...
Zaki to be released, pending trial, but has not been acquitted. Italian premier Mario Draghi has expressed his satisfaction at the news that Patrick Zaki, the Egyptian human rights activist and student of Bologna Univer...
Oldest woman in Italy is Ida Zoccarato, aged 112. Giuseppe Venturi, who was the oldest man in Italy, died on Tuesday aged 109 after a bout of bronchitis. The news was announced by his granddaughter Roselena Nigro who...
Wild boar once again make the news in Italy. After a wild boar family outing in Roman traffic made headlines around the world in September, the hogs are back in the spotlight again. There is nothing new about wild boar...
New covid rules will have major impact on unvaccinated as Italy brings in two-tiered Green Pass system over Christmas. Italy's restrictions centred around the Green Pass will be tightened significantly from Monday 6 Dec...
Six-year-old left Israel with aunt amid bitter custody dispute. Eitan Biran, the six-year-old boy who was the sole survivor of a horrific cable car crash in May, returned to his family home in Italy on Friday night foll...
Italian cabinet gives green light to new plans to tackle domestic abuse and violence against women. Italy's council of ministers has approved a package of new measures granting greater protection to women and increasing...
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