News from italy

Italy reopened nightclubs

March 2022 |
Italy reopened nightclubs and eased Covid outdoor mask rules last month as it begins to gradually ease Covid-19 restrictions nationwide. After a six-week closure, Italy’s nightclubs and dance venues were opened on Feb. 11. Nightclubs have been...

Open under investigation

March 2022 |
A total of 11 people face charges as part of an investigation into the alleged irregularities in the funding of Open, a group that backed former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s political activities. Renzi, a former mayor of Florence, accused...

Naples Mayor bans fireworks Near Year’s Eve

February 2022 |
The mayor of Naples, Gaetano Manfredi, signed an unprecedented ordinance for the Campania capital which imposed “a ban on the use of fireworks, firecrackers, barrels, rockets, and similar pyrotechnic devices throughout the city this past Near...

The come back of Orient Express

February 2022 |
The Orient Express will be returning to Italy after nearly 50 years. Last riding through Italy in 1977, when the Paris-Istanbul service ended, the luxurious passenger train will be back in 2023. Renderings of the new Orient Express La Dolce Vita,...

Oksana Lyniv first time female conductor at an Italian opera house

February 2022 |
A female conductor will take the helm at an Italian opera house for the first time in January. The Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv said she was surprised to learn she was making history after receiving the offer from the Teatro Comunale opera...

A B-52 plane and the remains of its crew have been found in Sicily

February 2022 |
An archaeological dig in Sicily has uncovered traces of a lost WWII American heavy bomber shot down in 1943, and possible human remains that could lead to the identification of five airmen whose bodies were never recovered. The six-week dig that...

The Italian government refunding Cruise Companies

January 2022 |
The Italian government announced it would pay 57.5 million euros in compensation to cruise companies affected by the decision to ban large ships from Venice's fragile lagoon. The new rules, which took effect in August, followed years of warnings...

Omicron found first case in Italy in early december

January 2022 |
In early December, Italy said it had detected its first case of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19 in a traveler arriving from Mozambique earlier this month. A top laboratory “sequenced the genome from the positive sample of a patient coming from...

Paleontologists discovered the largest dinosaur skeleton

January 2022 |
Paleontologists in Italy have discovered the largest and most complete dinosaur skeleton in the country’s history, along with the fossilized remains of a herd of 11 dinosaurs that are rewriting history. Singular dinosaur remains have been found...
Page 4 of 42