News from italy

Italian Police arrested Sea-Watch 3 captain

August 2019 |
At the end of June, Italian police arrested the German captain of a charity ship who had rescued 53 migrants off Libya on June 12. Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete was taken intoSUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is...

Florence: A painting stolen by Nazi troops in 1943 returned to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence

August 2019 |
A painting stolen by Nazi troops from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence in 1943 is being returned to the museum by a German family which had it in its possession for years. In January, Uffizi director Eike Schmidt said SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...

Genoa: Morandi bridge's demolitions

August 2019 |
Ten months after the giant Morandi Genoa bridge collapsed, demolition experts blew up the remains of the bridge. Thousands of people were evacuated at the endSUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for...

European Union face disciplinary action against Italy

July 2019 |
Italy could face disciplinary action over its failure to respect European Union spending rules. The European Commission found that Italy’s public debt stood at SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for...

A Cruise Ship Crashed into a Docked Tourist Boat in Venice

July 2019 |
A cruise ship crashed into a docked tourist boat in Venice last month reigniting calls to ban large vessels from the city’s Giudecca Canal. Four people wereSUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

Students heroes of the school bus hijacking in March are still waiting on gaining their Italian citizenship

July 2019 |
Students hailed heroes in a school bus hijacking in March are still waiting on gaining their Italian citizenship as promised by Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini. The students wereSUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the...

Redevelopment of parks, gardens and historic villas in Rome

July 2019 |
In June, Rome began a 12-million-euro makeover of 20 parks and gardens. The funds are being used to “restyle” the areas by fixing fences, benches and fountains and SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available...

Bad weather on Italy

July 2019 |
An unseasonal hailstorm in early June in the Lecce province caused snowplows to take to the streets to remove up to 15cm of ice. Locals were seen in SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest paintings

June 2019 |
One of Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest paintings, the “Benois Madonna” also known as the “Madonna and Child with Flowers,” will make a rare return to Italy in honor of the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death. On loan from the Hermitage Museum...
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