Posts Tagged ‘italian’

Cable car crash survivor should return to Italian relatives, rules Israeli court

A boy who survived a cable car crash in Italy should be returned to his relatives there, an Israeli court has ruled. Six-year-old Eitan Biran has been at the centre of a bitter custody battle between his family members in Israeli and Italy. On Monday, the court in Israel ordered that Biran should return to […]

Italian Senator Suspended for not showing Green Passport

    Protesters who have been gathering across Italy to support a campaign against introduction of vaccination certificates, known as “the green pass” in that country have some supporters in high places like senators and members of parliament (MPs). One of them, Senator Laura Granato, has experienced first-hand what the new rules around Covid passes […]

Italian senator suspended without pay for refusing to show COVID-19 health pass

An Italian politician has been suspended without pay for entering the country’s Senate without a COVID-19 health pass. Laura Granato — a senator from the small group L’alternativa c’è (“There is an alternative”) — will have her salary withheld throughout her 10-day suspension. She had refused to show her digital health pass on Tuesday while […]

Italian church oratory thief was inspired by ‘Lupin’ TV series

A thief in northern Italy has admitted to police that he was imitating the French television series “Lupin”. The young man told officials that he had stolen from the bar of a church oratory using a technique that he learned “watching an episode” of the TV series. Carabinieri officers said the 21-year-old man was detained […]

Hundreds of migrants land on the Italian island of Lampedusa

Hundreds of migrants landed on the Italian island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean on Sunday after fleeing Libya and Tunisia. At least 18 small ships bearing more than 600 people in total arrived on the small island south of Sicily. In addition, the migrants rescued on Saturday by Italian supply vessel Asso Ventinove were also […]

Millions go to polls in Italian local elections with key battles in major cities

Italy is staging local elections that are being seen as a gauge of the people’s views when it comes to the national picture. After the polls close on Monday afternoon observers say a clearer picture should emerge of which way the country is swinging. Almost 1,200 municipalities are involved and there is also the regional […]

Italian authorities reimpose restrictions in Sicily as COVID-19 hospitalisations rise

Italy’s health minister said new virus measures would be rolled out in Sicily as COVID-19 hospitalisations rise in the region. Sicily will move to Italy’s “yellow zone”, health minister Roberto Speranza said, meaning people must wear a mask indoors and outdoors and should keep their distance. It places some further capacity restrictions in places where […]

Italian politician resigns after trying to rename park after Mussolini’s brother

A far-right Italian lawmaker has resigned after proposing to rename a public garden “Mussolini”. Claudio Durigon confirmed he had stepped down as the League’s undersecretary for the economy after a meeting with party leader Matteo Salvini. He had generated controversy after proposing to change the name of a square in the coastal town of Latina […]

Italian Peasant Or Oriental Slave: Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mother?

The real identity of da Vinci’s mother has always been shrouded in mystery, with historians remaining confused about Leonardo da Vinci’s maternal family. But now, a scholar has claimed that he found the woman behind the Italian Renaissance man. After in-depth research into a lady named Caterina di Meo Lippi, the da Vinci expert Martin […]

Gino Strada: Italian surgeon and Emergency NGO founder dies aged 73

Italian surgeon Gino Strada, a human rights activist and founder of an NGO providing life-saving medical care in war-torn regions, has died aged 73. Strada’s humanitarian organisation Emergency has set up hospitals from Rwanda to Yemen, treating more than 11 million people in 19 countries since it was founded in 1994. On Friday his daughter, […]

Italian police nab woman reputed to be Naples crime boss

A reputed top Naples crime syndicate boss was arrested Saturday as she was about to board a flight to Spain, Italian authorities said. Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese praised the arrest of Maria Licciardi, 70, by Carabinieri officers on orders of Naples prosecutors. Police from the paramilitary Carabinieri’s special operations unit who carried out the arrest […]

Italian priest says rape accusations against him part of plot by radical Jewish lobby fighting the Church

By NewsRuAugust 6, 2007 Anno DominiTranslated from the Russian Father Gelmino, suspected of sexually harassing teenagers, claims that Jews who hate the Christian church are behind the campaign against him. The priest has connections with the political elite of Italy, so his words served as a pretext for a scandal. The priest leads a community […]

Chaos Erupts in Italian Parliament Over Vaccine Passport Plans

    Chaos erupted in the Italian parliament earlier over plans to introduce domestic vaccine passports, with MPs holding up protest signs that said “no green pass.” A video clip shows one MP being pursued by security officials as he attempts to hold the sign aloft before fleeing the chamber. However, he is followed by […]

Chaos Erupts in Italian Parliament Over Vaccine Passport Plans: ‘No Green Pass’

Chaos erupted in the Italian parliament earlier over plans to introduce domestic vaccine passports, with MPs holding up protest signs that said “no green pass.” Video Screenshot A video clip shows one MP being pursued by security officials as he attempts to hold the sign aloft before fleeing the chamber. However, he is followed by […]

Chaos In Italian Parliament As MPs Protest Mandatory Covid ‘Green Pass’

A session at the Italian Parliament turned chaotic on Thursday, after a group of MPs started protesting the country’s covid ‘Green Pass’ which is about to become mandatory for accessing most public venues. The ‘Green Pass’ is a digital or paper certificate that shows whether someone has received at least one jab, tested negative, or […]

Italian government bans large cruise ships from entering Venice lagoon

Image Credit: Alexander Spatari/Getty Images The Italian government announced that large cruise ships will be banned from entering the Venice lagoon. Vessels weighing more than 25,000 metric tons or longer than 180 meters (590 feet) will be affected by the ban. In an attempt to keep Venice on UNESCO’s world heritage list, Italy’s cabinet of […]

Pouya Khazaeli Parsa featured in the new episode of Italian Embassy’s series “Domus Eyes on Iran”

The eight episode of the video series “Domus Eyes on Iran”, produced by the Italian Embassy in Tehran in cooperation with the Milan-based renowned international magazine Domus, was released yesterday. “Pouya Khazaeli Parsa. Persian Modernism and the Social Function of Architecture” is the title of the new episode, screened yesterday at an event hosted by […]

Italian research says U.S. influence over Europe is strong 

Italian research says U.S. influence over Europe is strong  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Head of the Global Actors Programme at the Istituto Affari Internazionali says that the U.S. influence over Europe is strong especially in areas of security. “U.S. influence over Europe is pretty strong but that doesn’t mean Europe is entirely at the mercy […]

Driver killed after bus plunges from road on Italian island of Capri

A bus driver died after his vehicle crashed through a guardrail and plunged around six metres on the Italian island of Capri. The bus appeared to have smashed against some structures as it landed near where people were sunbathing. Italian media said some beachgoers instinctively dived into the sea for cover when they heard the […]

The Economist Publishes Bizarre Story Bemoaning Lack of ‘Diversity’ In Italian Squad

Radio host Mike Graham has called for “racists” to be stripped of their bank accounts, passports and other life necessities, an interesting assertion given that Graham himself has been denounced as a racist numerous times before. Graham was responding to a controversy in the UK over racist social media posts targeting black England football players, […]

Italian Researchers CT Scan Egyptian Priest Mummy

A known Egyptian priest mummy, from over 3,000 years ago, has recently been transferred from Italy’s famous Museum of Civil Archeology in Bergamo to the Policlinico of Milan hospital to conduct a mummy CT scan. Researchers at Milan’s prestigious Mummy Project are hoping to learn more about the ancient priest’s life, health, and mummification, according […]

Surgeon who operated on young Italian vaccine victim: ‘You have never seen anything like this’

AstraZeneca victim Camilla Canepa. Facebook The surgeon who operated on an Italian girl, Camilla Canepa, who died at the age of 18 from the effects of the vaccine, said he has never seen anything like this. “It’s not normal,” he added. Camilla Canepa was operated on by Gianluigi Zona, director of the neurosurgical and neuro-traumatological […]

Five arrested after mob of 600 lynch Italian man in Honduras

Five people have been arrested in connection with the killing of an Italian man who was lynched by a mob of 600 villagers for allegedly murdering a homeless man in a rural Honduran village. On Thursday, Italian national Giorgio Scanu was attacked with sticks, stones and machetes at his home in the village of Santa […]

Italian Cable Car Plunges To The Ground, Killing At Least 14

ROME (AP) — A cable car taking visitors to a mountaintop view of some of northern Italy’s most picturesque lakes plummeted to the ground Sunday and then tumbled down the slope, killing 14 people. A young child was hospitalized in serious condition with broken bones, authorities said. Stresa Mayor Marcella Severino said it appeared that […]

Italian Dockers Refuse To Load Arms Shipment To Israel

Above photo: Asiatic Island sailing. Show solidarity with Palestine. After discovering that a shipment of arms destined for Israel was arriving in Italy’s ports, workers refused to load the ship in support of the Palestinians fighting for their lives against Israeli occupation. This Friday the Asiatic Island arrived in the port of Livorno, Italy. Thanks to the […]

Two former Italian left-wing terrorists surrender to French police

Two former Italian left-wing terrorists have turned themselves into French police, prosecutors have said. Luigi Bergamin and Raffaele Ventura voluntarily presented themselves to a Paris courthouse on Thursday. The news comes just one day after seven former Italian members of the Red Brigades were arrested at their homes in France. Bergamin and Ventura were among […]

France arrests Italian Red Brigades members it harbored for decades

PARIS/ROME – France has arrested seven fugitive Italian leftist militants after harboring them for decades following their conviction in Italy on terrorism charges, in a turning point for Paris and Rome on an issue that had long poisoned relations.Italy has long sought the extradition of dozens of leftist guerrillas, who had been given refuge in […]

Family Of Italian Woman Whose Death Linked To AstraZeneca Jab Launches Legal Action

Nwo Report The legal proceedings launched by the family are just one of a number of cases across Europe being mounted against AstraZeneca. Source:Zero Hedge While American lawmakers have taken steps to shield US pharma companies from any legal blowback caused by COVID vaccines, drugmakers in Europe haven’t been so lucky. And after widespread skepticism […]

Italian Hospital Worker Allegedly Skipped Work On Full Pay For 15 Years

Talk about taking paid time off. A hospital employee in southern Italy allegedly played hooky from work ― on full pay ― for 15 years. The man, now 67, raked in around $645,000 during his unauthorized leave, per the BBC, which didn’t identify him by name. The civil servant was assigned to work as a […]

Angry Business Owners Descend on Italian Parliament to Protest Against Lockdown

The government has been accused of deliberately creating confusion after it was revealed that vaccine passports COULD be required to enter shops despite initial assurances that this wouldn’t be the case. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and others within the government claimed that COVID passports are only being considered for mass gathering events like football matches […]

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