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Italy, first country with schools lessons about climate change

December 2019 |
Italy will become the first country to make climate change lessons required in schools. Education minister Lorenzo Fioramonti announced that all schools will SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

Prosecco-flavored limited edition Pringles were seized

December 2019 |
Officials in Italy seized 250 cans of Prosecco-flavored Pringles after claims the company used the sparkling wine’s name without permission. Pringles produced the limited edition flavor in SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the...

A new fresco discovered in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.

December 2019 |
Archaeologists have uncovered a well-preserved fresco of two fighting gladiators in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. The city is undergoing a new phase of SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

New taxes on plastic and sugary drinks in Italy's 2020 budget

December 2019 |
Italy’s 2020 budget, designed to raise 1.3 billion euros, will include new taxes on plastic and sugary drinks. The plastic tax rides a wave of international action against pollution and is SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the...

Hundreds of farmers in Rome to protest against a surging number of wild boars

December 2019 |
Hundreds of farmers gathered in Rome last month to protest against a surging number of wild boars they allege are ruining their crops and land. The farmers say SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for...

Ancient scrolls charred by the Vesuvius's eruption could be read with a new x-ray technique

November 2019 |
Ancient scrolls charred by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD79 could be read once again with the use of a new x-ray technique say American scientists. The eruption of the volcano destroyed the towns of Pompeii and SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...

Trash-for-tickets in Rome. A Metro Tickets with 30 empty plastic bottles

November 2019 |
You can now trade trash for Metro tickets in Rome. With garbage bins overflowing in the streets all over the Eternal City, the local government is using an eco-friendly and innovative way to battle the problem. Machines offer Italians a five cent...

Washington announced 25% TAXS on Pecorino Romano, Parmigiano Reggiano and provolone cheeses

November 2019 |
Washington announced that over 150 products from across Europe will face a 25 percent tariff starting in mid-October. Pecorino Romano, Parmigiano Reggiano and provolone cheeses were on the long list of tariffs applied to products by President Trump...

Italy’s parliament cut the number of representatives in both houses

November 2019 |
Italy’s parliament voted to reduce the size of parliament to “save 1 billion euros in a decade.” The plan is to cut the number of representatives in both houses by more than a third. The Five Star Movement, the main party in SUBSCRIBE NOW! online...
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