News from italy

In Italy a cold winter without home heating

November 2022 |
Central heating will be restricted in Italy this winter, as it becomes the latest country to take action on European gas supply shortages sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Under a new government decree, buildings will face an extra 15 days...

Stromboli Volcano... activity on!

November 2022 |
A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted in early October, unleashing a lava flow that reached the sea. The Italian National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology released a video showing huge plumes of smoke as the lava ripped down...

Giorgia Meloni is the new italian Premier

November 2022 |
Fresh from her victory in Italy's elections, Giorgia Meloni is deciding who will get top jobs in the right-wing government she is expected to lead. Meloni, head of the far-right party Brothers of Italy, has kept out of view since her election win,...

Pope Francis has beatified John Paul I

October 2022 |
Pope Francis has beatified John Paul I, the happy and humble pontiff known as “the smiling pope”, whose death after just 33 days as leader of the world’s Roman Catholics gave rise to decades of speculation and rumor. At a ceremony in St Peter’s...

Violent thunderstorms in island of Corsica and parts of Italy last month

October 2022 |
Violent thunderstorms with winds of up to 139mph struck the Mediterranean island of Corsica and parts of Italy last month, killing seven people and leaving at least a dozen more injured. Two people were killed in separate incidents in Tuscany when...

An U.S. military woman killed a 15-year-old boy in Porcia

October 2022 |
The mother of a 15-year-old boy killed when he was struck by a car allegedly driven by a U.S. servicewoman in northern Italy has called for the accused to be tried in Italy and not the U.S. A 20-year-old woman named by police as Julia Bravo was...

Domino's Pizza closes in Italy

September 2022 |
Domino's Pizza's closed its last stores in Italy after the firm that operated its outlets in the country filed for bankruptcy, reports say. Franchise holder ePizza SpA was hit by the pandemic, according to Bloomberg, which first reported the story....

Orbetello in Tuscany, attacked by midges

September 2022 |
Authorities in a Tuscan town have urged residents to close their windows and refrain from hanging out laundry as they tackle a plague of midges that has been tormenting locals and tourists for weeks. Restaurants and bar owners in Orbetello, well...

Record heat and drought in Italy

September 2022 |
Italy’s heatwaves are causing rivers to run low and, consequently, the river Po’s low water level has revealed a previously submerged WWII bomb. Military experts defused and carried out a controlled explosion in early August of the 1,000-pound...
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