Articles about Italy
24 May 2021
Italy: Around 13 killed after cable car plunges to ground
A Stresa-Mottarone cable car taking visitors to a mountaintop view of Northern Italy's most picturesque lakes plummeted to the ground on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and sending two children to the hospital.
16 Mar 2021
Why European countries are halting the AstraZeneca shot
The largest and most influential European countries, like Germany, France, and Italy, have paused the rollout of coronavirus vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford and British-Swedish pharma giant AstraZeneca over blood clot fears.
22 Feb 2021
US: Coronavirus death toll approaches grim milestone of 500,000
The United States, which has been touching one grim milestone after another since the coronavirus outbreak in late 2019, is now close to logging 500,000 deaths.
18 Feb 2021
Pope celebrates pandemic-aware Ash Wednesday at Vatican
Pope Francis presided over a pandemic-aware Ash Wednesday service, with reduced participation of the faithful and a revised rite to reduce the chance of infection as the virus and its variants continue to spread through Italy.
13 Feb 2021
Mario Draghi sworn in as new Prime Minister of Italy
Mario Draghi has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Italy on Saturday after forming a national unity government tasked to help the country tackle and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic-induced crisis and economic slump.
29 Jan 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo under investigation over potential breach of COVID-19 protocols
Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation by Italian police over a potential breach of coronavirus regulations after he allegedly traveled between the regions of Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta.
24 Jan 2021
Italian Police seize 500-year-old stolen Leonardo Da Vinci painting
Imagine spotting a shady looking artwork that appears to be that of Leonardo Da Vinci's, which turns out to really be one, and that too at a place where it isn't supposed to be.
03 Jan 2021
Italian nurse proposes to girlfriend using his PPE kit
Love will perhaps always find a way even in the time of a raging pandemic.
24 Dec 2020
Families of Italian COVID-19 victims seek $122 million from government
The families of people who died of COVID-19 in Italy have sued the government, seeking €100 million ($122 million) in damages.
10 Dec 2020
Venice flooded after new dam system didn't activate on time
Venice, the popular Italian city, was on Tuesday flooded as a barrier system, named MOSE — that had been installed after being plagued by corruption and cost overruns for years — wasn't activated on time due to an error in the forecast.
10 Dec 2020
Football legend Paolo Rossi passes away aged 64
Former Italian footballer Paolo Rossi, who led the national team to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64.
23 Nov 2020
India will host G20 Summit in 2023
On Sunday, G20 leaders announced that India will host the prestigious summit in 2023, a year later than what was decided earlier.
21 Nov 2020
Italy: Students protest over school closures due to COVID-19
Italian school students have been protesting against the closure of schools in Turin city, Piedmont, due to COVID-19.
19 Nov 2020
Italy, Belgium reach Nations League Finals: Records broken
The likes of Italy and Belgium have reached the four-team finals of the UEFA Nations League.
14 Nov 2020
Italy: COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals near breaking-point; partial lockdown extended
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in Italy, hospitals in the country are in a dire condition and nearing a breaking point, struggling with the rise in new admissions.
19 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: Italy introduces new restrictions as infections rise again
Italy has introduced new restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the number of infections has risen again.
15 Oct 2020
Nations League, France, Portugal and Belgium win: Records broken
Matchday four started with Group A4 matches in the UEFA Nations League and now we had the other groups in action.
03 Sep 2020
Suzuki unveils V-Strom 1050 XT PRO adventure tourer in Italy
Japanese automaker Suzuki has unveiled a new PRO variant of its flagship V-Strom 1050 XT adventure tourer, in Italy.
21 Jul 2020
How to make delicious French macarons at home
French macarons are small and sweet cream-filled cookies that first originated in Italy (yes, and later brought to France).
29 Jun 2020
Coronavirus killed one patient every 18 seconds this month
On Sunday, the world reached a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic — the death toll topped half a million. A total of 504,466 have died of the virus since it originated in China last year.
09 Jun 2020
Serie A: Playoffs, algorithm in play if season gets suspended
Italy's Serie A could see playoffs in place if the 2019-20 season gets suspended once again due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06 Jun 2020
India now has more coronavirus cases than Italy
With 9,887 fresh coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours, India has now touched the grim benchmark of becoming the nation which has sixth-highest COVID-19 cases. 294 died in the last 24 hours.
29 May 2020
Serie A to resume on June 20: Details here
After seeing La Liga and Premier League set dates for resumption of the 2019-20 season, Italy's Serie A too announced a move to start football next month.
28 May 2020
Overflowing crematoriums and mortuaries: Coronavirus makes last rites painful
While countries, including India, are finding it difficult to keep the number of coronavirus cases low, they are faced with another major problem — cremation of the dead.
26 May 2020
Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned
To ensure that the National Capital is well-prepared as coronavirus cases are surging, the Delhi government asked private hospitals to reserve 20% of their beds.
19 May 2020
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo reports to Juventus for medical tests
Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo reported to Juventus' training center for medical tests on Tuesday after a 10-week absence.
18 May 2020
Nearly 30% of Apple Stores will be operational this week
Apple has started re-opening its stores in different parts of the world.
17 May 2020
Serie A restart: Italian PM wants 'more guarantees'
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he needs "more guarantees" before the green light can finally be given for the resumption of Serie A after a two-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.
16 May 2020
Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here
FIFA's The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, world football's governing body confirmed.
12 May 2020
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be quarantined after returning to Milan
Football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to Italy and is set to spend time in quarantine before training with AC Milan ahead of the potential return of the Serie A season.
11 May 2020
Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Europe has been among the hardest-hit regions in the world.
06 May 2020
Juventus players return to training, Ronaldo enters 14-day quarantine
Juventus players returned to individual training at the team's sports centre on Tuesday.
04 May 2020
As Italy emerges from world's longest coronavirus lockdown, worries remain
Italy, one of the worst-hit nations in the coronavirus pandemic, has started to emerge from the world's longest nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the outbreak.
27 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Serie A teams to resume training
Serie A sides will be allowed to resume individual training from May 4 and team training from May 18.
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO
As deaths across the globe due to COVID-19 continue unabated, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the coronavirus is here to stay.
13 Apr 2020
Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'
From Italy to India, several countries are reeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
13 Apr 2020
Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May
Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.
11 Apr 2020
Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week
The novel coronavirus is highly contagious and is capable of wiping off cities, the new data about the death toll confirms, yet again.
08 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Are the worst-hit countries flattening the curve?
The total number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1.4 million on Wednesday, including over 80,000 deaths.
08 Apr 2020
China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers
An industrial hub of China, Wuhan, where coronavirus originated from in December 2019, re-opened after 76 days on Wednesday, an event that was marked by light shows.