News from italy

The Digital Nomads, the new worker category

May 2022 |
I nomadi digitali, anche conosciuti come i lavoratori a distanza, avranno più diritti con le nuove leggi. Ci sono tanti professionisti che lavorano da casa dall’inizio della pandemia. La legge consentirà ai lavoratori dei Paesi fuori l’Unione...

The Italian prime minister said Covid rules will soon be lifted

April 2022 |
A month after Italy’s prime minister said a timeline for easing Covid rules would be announced “soon,” regional leaders are now pushing to implement changes to the rules as soon as possible, according to Italian media reports. Prime Minister Mario...

Italian officials have seized roughly $156 million to Russians

April 2022 |
Since early March, Italian officials have seized roughly $156 million in villas and luxury yachts owned by members of Putin's inner circle amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, according to the AP. Among the targeted oligarchs is Gennady Timchenko, a...

A collection of Donatello's bronze in Florence

April 2022 |
A collection of bronzes sculpted by Renaissance master Donatello has been moved for the first time from the Italian churches where he installed them 600 years ago so that they can be displayed at a ground-breaking exhibition in Florence. Three of...

Padel mania in Italy

March 2022 |
Padel, a sport popular in Spain that is similar to tennis with a dash of squash has become a hit in Italy. When Covid stopped contact sports, Italians took to padel. According to data from the Padel National Observatory, since early 2020 the number...

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...

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...

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...
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