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  • The economic challenges facing Italy's 'Super Mario' Feb 04, 2021 07:50 PM IST

    The economic challenges facing Italy's 'Super Mario'

    Here are the main economic issues facing Mario Draghi if he succeeds in forming a new government.

  • Italy looks to 'Super Mario' Draghi to end political crisis Feb 03, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    Italy looks to 'Super Mario' Draghi to end political crisis

    Draghi told reporters he accepted the mandate knowing that Italy faces the multiple challenges of a health care crisis, a national vaccination campaign and an economic recession and at the same time will have “extraordinary" resources from the European Union to try to help the economy relaunch.

  • Italy PM Giuseppe Conte quits to seek new govt as pandemic rages Jan 26, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Italy PM Giuseppe Conte quits to seek new govt as pandemic rages

    Mattarella will open discussions with party leaders on Wednesday afternoon which are likely to lead into Thursday -- leaving a vacuum at the top of the eurozone's third largest economy at a crucial time.

  • Accenture to extend home working in Italy beyond COVID emergency Jan 18, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Accenture to extend home working in Italy beyond COVID emergency

    Accenture's 17,000 Italy-based workers will be able to work remotely three days a week, up from two pre-pandemic, it said in a statement, rising to five in case of special health needs.

  • At least five dead after suspected gas leak at Italian nursing home Jan 16, 2021 06:57 PM IST

    At least five dead after suspected gas leak at Italian nursing home

    Seven people, including two health workers, are being treated in hospital for symptoms related to carbon monoxide poisoning, the ANSA news agency said.

  • Italian government totters as Conte, Renzi divide deepens Jan 03, 2021 10:50 PM IST

    Italian government totters as Conte, Renzi divide deepens

    The prime minister has resisted the pressure, saying last week he was prepared to confront Renzi in parliament, effectively challenging him to act on his recent threats and abandon the coalition, thereby triggering an ill-timed crisis.

  • Italy, Belgium, and Austria also ban flights from UK over new COVID-19 strain worry Dec 20, 2020 08:31 PM IST

    Italy, Belgium, and Austria also ban flights from UK over new COVID-19 strain worry

    Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo also announced on December 20 that flights from the UK and Eurostar trains will be banned for a minimum of 24 hours starting midnight as a precautionary measure.

  • Take a look at how Italian doctors are fighting the coronavirus pandemic in rural areas Dec 13, 2020 05:45 PM IST

    Take a look at how Italian doctors are fighting the coronavirus pandemic in rural areas

    Wearing full-body protective gear, Dr. Luigi Cavanna visits his patients in their homes in small towns and rural areas in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy.

  • Italy's staggering virus toll poses uncomfortable questions Dec 12, 2020 01:49 PM IST

    Italy's staggering virus toll poses uncomfortable questions

    Italy was the first country in the West to be slammed by COVID-19 and, after suffering a huge wave of death in spring, brought infections under control.

  • Venice under water: Renaissance city flooded as complex dam system fails to activate amid high tide Dec 09, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Venice under water: Renaissance city flooded as complex dam system fails to activate amid high tide

    The dam system which is still in an experimental phase, gets activated when high tides are predicted to reach at least 1.3 meters (4 feet, 4 inches), but the tide predicted on December 8 was 1.25 meters. Instead, the height kept increasing and till late afternoon it was 1.38 meters

  • Venice gold brightens Christmas spirit Dec 06, 2020 05:17 PM IST

    Venice gold brightens Christmas spirit

    Venice lacks the tourists who normally give it a festive air at Christmas, but the Italian city has nonetheless highlighted its landmarks to celebrate the holidays this year.

  • COVID-19 arrived in Italy almost 6 months before first official case: Report Nov 20, 2020 04:58 PM IST

    COVID-19 arrived in Italy almost 6 months before first official case: Report

    Italian National Cancer Institute in Milan, which re-examined samples from a lung cancer screening trial between September 2019 and March 2020, signalled that COVID-19 might have spread beyond China earlier than previously thought.

  • Italy to start COVID-19 vaccinations in January 2021 Nov 20, 2020 11:20 AM IST

    Italy to start COVID-19 vaccinations in January 2021

    Italy is set to receive 3.4 million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in January, enough to provide the requisite two doses to 1.6 million of the country's 60 million people, according to Special Commissioner Domenico Arcuri.

  • Gucci, flamboyant director Gus Van Sant challenge fashion cycle with film collaboration Nov 14, 2020 09:34 PM IST

    Gucci, flamboyant director Gus Van Sant challenge fashion cycle with film collaboration

    Film and fashion have a long relationship, and Gucci is not the first fashion house to team up with a filmmaker, even during the pandemic. What perhaps makes GucciFest's unveil unique is its episodic format.

  • Oldest bank in the world, Italy's Monte dei Paschi, is looking to go private Nov 14, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    Oldest bank in the world, Italy's Monte dei Paschi, is looking to go private

    Rome owns 68 percent of Monte dei Paschi (MPS) after a 2017 bailout and must cut that stake by mid-2022 at the latest.

  • Italy probes Google over abuse of market position Oct 28, 2020 03:37 PM IST

    Italy probes Google over abuse of market position

    The probe will focus on display advertising -- online publicity that involves video, graphics or pictures rather than just text -- which was worth 1.2 billion euros in Italy last year, representing a major source of income for media groups.

  • Milan turns into ghost town at night as streets go dark, quiet Oct 26, 2020 01:37 PM IST

    Milan turns into ghost town at night as streets go dark, quiet

    The Italian government is trying to prevent a repeat of the crisis the country experienced in the spring, when more than 30,000 people died and the hospitals at one point had more than 4,000 COVID-19 patients in intensive care.

  • Unfur-gettable: Puppy Pistachio with green fur born in Sardinia Oct 22, 2020 04:45 PM IST

    Unfur-gettable: Puppy Pistachio with green fur born in Sardinia

    It is extremely rare for a dog to be born with green-coloured fur. It is thought that it happens when pale coloured puppies have contact in their mother's womb with a green pigment called biliverdin.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo in public row with Italian sports minister over health rules Oct 17, 2020 09:18 AM IST

    Cristiano Ronaldo in public row with Italian sports minister over health rules

    Vincenzo Spadafora said on Thursday the Juventus forward might have infringed the rules by flying back to Italy from national team duty in Portugal after he tested positive for the virus earlier this week.

  • 4 Swiss Guards test positive as COVID-19 penetrates Vatican Oct 12, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    4 Swiss Guards test positive as COVID-19 penetrates Vatican

    Despite the positive cases among his own guards, Pope Francis on Monday was seen once again without a mask. He warmly greeted Cardinal George Pell in his private studio, and neither man wore a mask. Also unmasked were Pell’s secretary and the Vatican photographer.

  • In pictures: At coronavirus milestone, Italian priest reflects on loss, lessons Sep 30, 2020 08:11 PM IST

    In pictures: At coronavirus milestone, Italian priest reflects on loss, lessons

    As the world counts more than one million COVID-19 victims, the memory of those dark days, and the monumental toll of dead they left behind, has remained with those who survived, only to see the rest of the world fall victim too.

  • Pasta, wine and inflatable pools: How Amazon conquered Italy in the pandemic Sep 27, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    Pasta, wine and inflatable pools: How Amazon conquered Italy in the pandemic

    Even now, as Italy has done better than most places to turn the tide on the virus and people return to stores, the behavioral shift toward e-commerce has not halted.

  • AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic tests positive for COVID-19 Sep 24, 2020 07:08 PM IST

    AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic tests positive for COVID-19

    Milan said that the Swede would miss the Europa League match against Bodo later on Thursday. "Having informed the relevant health authorities, the player was promptly placed in quarantine at home," it said.

  • Luis Suarez language exam for Italian citizenship rigged, say prosecutors Sep 22, 2020 06:14 PM IST

    Luis Suarez language exam for Italian citizenship rigged, say prosecutors

    Perugia chief prosecutor Raffaele Cantone said his investigations showed the questions had been agreed with Suarez ahead of the exam and it had already been decided what mark to give him, despite his scarce knowledge of Italian.

  • Italy: Sicilian mafia boss Giuseppe Fanara swallows guard's finger in jail fight Sep 08, 2020 10:22 PM IST

    Italy: Sicilian mafia boss Giuseppe Fanara swallows guard's finger in jail fight

    Giuseppe Fanara, 60, who is serving a life sentence at Rome's Rebibbia prison, attacked seven guards in June when they came to inspect his cell, the daily Il Messagero reported.

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