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Italian nurse proposes to girlfriend using his PPE kit

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.

Families of Italian COVID-19 victims seek $122 million from government

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.

Venice flooded after new dam system didn't activate on time

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.

Football legend Paolo Rossi passes away aged 64

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.

India will host G20 Summit in 2023

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.

Italy: Students protest over school closures due to COVID-19

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.

Italy, Belgium reach Nations League Finals: Records broken

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.

Italy: COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals near breaking-point; partial lockdown extended

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.

Coronavirus: Italy introduces new restrictions as infections rise again

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.

Nations League, France, Portugal and Belgium win: Records broken

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.

Suzuki unveils V-Strom 1050 XT PRO adventure tourer in Italy

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.

How to make delicious French macarons at home

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).

Coronavirus killed one patient every 18 seconds this month

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.

Serie A: Playoffs, algorithm in play if season gets suspended

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.

India now has more coronavirus cases than Italy

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.

Serie A to resume on June 20: Details here

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.

Overflowing crematoriums and mortuaries: Coronavirus makes last rites painful

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.

Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned

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.

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo reports to Juventus for medical tests

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.

Nearly 30% of Apple Stores will be operational this week

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.

Serie A restart: Italian PM wants 'more guarantees'

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.

Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

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.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be quarantined after returning to Milan

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.

Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?

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.

Juventus players return to training, Ronaldo enters 14-day quarantine

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.

As Italy emerges from world's longest coronavirus lockdown, worries remain

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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Serie A teams to resume training

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.

Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO

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.

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

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.

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

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.

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

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.

Coronavirus: Are the worst-hit countries flattening the curve?

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.

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

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.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother passes away

07 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother passes away

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother passed away after contracting coronavirus.

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

06 Apr 2020

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

The first stage to curtail the coronavirus pandemic is a lockdown, as countries that have been hammered by COVID-19 have shown. Italy has shut everything, so has France and so did epicenter China (although only worst-affected cities were shut).

Light candles, diyas for nine minutes on Sunday: PM Modi

03 Apr 2020

Light candles, diyas for nine minutes on Sunday: PM Modi

In a bid to uplift the gloomy mood of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Indians they aren't alone during the 21-day lockdown, which is currently underway.

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

01 Apr 2020

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

If a healthcare worker dies while treating COVID-19 patients, the family will get Rs. 1 crore compensation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday while adding that they were no less than soldiers defending the nation.

I was struggling to breathe: Paulo Dybala on coronavirus nightmare

28 Mar 2020

I was struggling to breathe: Paulo Dybala on coronavirus nightmare

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has revealed how he struggled to breathe after contracting the coronavirus which has gone on to claim lives of more than 27,000 people around the world.

Punjab-man, who died of coronavirus, infected 23; 15 villages sealed

27 Mar 2020

Punjab-man, who died of coronavirus, infected 23; 15 villages sealed

In a troublesome turn of events, a 70-year-old Punjab man, who died of coronavirus, is believed to have infected 23 people and met hundreds when he jumped self-quarantine rules.

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown

A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.