ROME -- Judges at the Supreme Court have ruled that international couples will be able to marry over the Internet, through video conference programs like Skype or Google Hangouts, so long as this is also allowed in the nation state of the foreign spouse.
MILAN — Italian oil companies Eni and Saipem are to stand trial, along with former Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni and ex head of North African operations Antonio Vella, following allegations of international corruption.
Eni have been accused of bribes amounting to 198 million euros in order to buy rights for Saipem (in which it holds a 30% stake) over seven oil fields in Algeria, cumulatively worth around eight billion euros.
ROME -- An exhibition designed to bring the ‘Divine Comedy’ to life will be on show in Florence’s picturesque Villa Bardini Peyron from Sept. 29 to Feb. 2017.
The project, curated by Lucia Fiaschi, will include readings of the text by Pierfrancesco Favino, an actor known for his appearances in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ and ‘Night at the Museum’, with a backdrop of paintings by the Tuscan artist Venturino Venturi.
ROME -- The alderwoman for the environment in the Rome city council, Paola Muraro, has confronted the city’s waste management organisation, AMA, accusing them of neglecting their responsibility to clean up the streets: “those who are guilty in AMA must pay… the people of Rome are right, you are not cleaning the city.”
ROME -- A campaign to increase awareness of the dangers involved in migration was presented on Thursday by Minister of the Interior Angelo Alfano and Mario Morcone, Head of the Civil Liberties and Immigration Department.