News from italy

Da Michele Pizzeria of Naples is bringing a taste of Italy to London

November 2016 |
Da Michele Pizzeria of Naples, known as the best pizzeria in the world, is bringing a taste of Italy to London. Opened in Naples in 1870, the pizzeria, where only margherita and marinara pizza are served, is opening a brand in the northwest section...

Fighting food waste in Milan

November 2016 |
A novel idea in fighting food waste is in the works in Milan where, on Saturday afternoons, market vendors bring their boxes of unsold fruit and vegetables to a local neighborhood where students take the leftover unsold food and distribute it to...

Sting is upset that as many as 40 illegal immigrants worked his estate last year

November 2016 |
Rock star Sting who owns an 865-acre wine producing estate in Tuscany is reported to be upset that as many as 40 illegal immigrants worked his estate last year. According to investigators, 11 people were implicated with charges of fraud, profiting...

A wine fountain in the Abruzzo region has been inaugurated

November 2016 |
A wine fountain in the Abruzzo region of central Italy has been inaugurated and is accessible 24/7. The fontana del vino is located in Caldari di Ortona and is completely free; just bring your glass! The fountain helps promote a pilgrimage to the...

Italian Navy and Coast Guard continue to rescue migrants

October 2016 |
Mass departures of migrants from North Africa is constant and the Italian Navy and Coast Guard continue to rescue migrants desperate to reach Italy. In a recent mission, 2,700 boat migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya and 15 bodies were...

Pope Francis hailed volunteers as "artisans of mercy"

October 2016 |
In the recent canonization ceremony of Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Pope Francis hailed volunteers as “artisans of mercy” and denounced those who “turn the other way not to see the many forms of poverty that beg...

Aug. 24 earthquake made the Apennines grow

October 2016 |
Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology claimed the Aug. 24 earthquake made the Apennines grow. GPS stations measuring the soil movements explained the fault line that runs through the Apennines caused the extension. The...

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged to get rid of Italy’s millions of slot machines

October 2016 |
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged to get rid of Italy’s millions of slot machines. Despite an important source to government coffers, state and regions claim the social consequences cannot be ignored. The government reported as many as...

Time clock dodgers in Siracusa, Sicily will be charged with fraud

October 2016 |
Time clock dodgers in Siracusa, Sicily will be charged with fraud according to Italy’s finance police. They finished an investigation which revealed 29 public service employees skipped work an average of 40 percent of the time. During this...
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