News from italy

Napoli football team face an automatic 3-0 defeat for Covid-19

November 2020 |
The Napoli football team did not make an October trip to Turin to play in a top-flight match against Juventus citing coronavirus as the reason. After two team members tested positive, Napoli say they were ordered not to travel by the ASL, their...

Matteo Salvini is in court over migrant detention claims

November 2020 |
At press time, far-right leader Matteo Salvini is in court over migrant detention claims. Salvini allegedly illegally detained migrants at sea. Prosecutors in the Sicilian city of Catania accused Salvini of abusing his powers as then-interior...

Italy obtains Billions of Euro from European Union

October 2020 |
In July, the European Union (EU) agreed to raise 750 billion euros ($850 billion) in public markets. The plan still has to overcome legislative steps before distributing the historic amount of money in 2021, but former Italian Prime Minister Enrico...

Berlusconi in Hospital for Covid19

October 2020 |
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was admitted to the hospital in early September after testing positive for coronavirus. At press time, 83-year-old Berlusconi was admitted to San Raffaele Hospital as a precautionary measure after...

Costa Cruise sail again

October 2020 |
Italy’s second major cruise line set sail again after a coronavirus furlough of more than five months. Costa Cruises’ Costa Deliziosa embarked in early September from the Adriatic port of Trieste and headed for five stops in southern Italy...

Italian Schools reopen

October 2020 |
At press time, most Italian schools were scheduled to reopen on Sept. 14 and singing will be banned. Government health advisors stated that singing increases the risk of coronavirus transmission and will not be allowed in schools. Italian...

The 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival

October 2020 |
The 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival was the first major international film event to take place since the coronavirus pandemic began. Running from Sept. 2 through Sept. 12, visitors to the oldest film festival in the world were required to...

A glacier in the Mont Blanc massif threaten to break off

September 2020 |
Dozens of people were evacuated from Courmayeur, a resort community in Italy’s Aosta Valley region near the French border, in early August. Mayor Stefano Miserocchi ordered the evacuation of residents and tourists from the northeastern Italian town...

Is an Austrian tourist who damaged Canova's sculpture

September 2020 |
Italian police tracked down an Austrian tourist responsible for damaging a statue at the Gypsotheca Museum in Possagno in northern Italy. Three toes on the right foot of the 19th century sculpture of a reclining Pauline Bonaparte by neoclassical...
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