TURIN - National fencing champion, Giulio Gaetani, is fighting to change an antiquated law that is preventing him from working for both the Carabinieri and the army solely because he is diabetic, writes Il Fatto Quotidiano.
SIENA -Silvio Berlusconi, has been acquitted of one of the outstanding criminal charges against him, legal sources said Thursday, fuelling speculation that he might still run as a candidate for the president of Italy.
The former Prime Minister and Forza Italia leader still faces charges of corruption in legal proceedings, specifically bribing witnesses to lie in court that his ‘bunga bunga’ parties were in fact ‘elegant dinners.’ However the acquittal came in the Sienese branch of the ‘Ruby Ter’ trial that had been active since 2017.
TRIESTE - Around 20,000 ‘No Green Pass’ demonstrators were expected to turn out for more protests on Friday, according to the city prefect Valerio Valenti, evidencing the debate is still far from settled.
BARI - There have been 109 mafia bosses and affiliates arrested after it was discovered they had been illegally receiving citizenship income totalling 900 thousand euros, police said.
The investigation, called 'Veritas', was conducted by the finance police and the Carabinieri of the Bari and Barletta Andria Trani provinces, in collaboration with the provincial offices of the National Institute of Social Security (INPS).
AGRIGENTO - The German NGO rescue ship, ‘Sea Watch 3,’ that saved 412 migrants from the deadly Mediterranean crossing in two days is asking for a safe port to embark the survivors, naval sources said.
The NGO said that the 412 were saved during seven different rescue operations that took place over Sunday and Monday and those rescued included “many children,” according to their Twitter account.