ROME – Four people are being investigated in connection with the death of a 13-year-old student from Morolo in Frosinonee, who died after being dragged into the draining system of a hotel pool in the seaside resort of Sperlonga, police stated on Friday morning.
ROME – Opposition politicians called on Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to resign Friday after President Sergio Mattarella ordered Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to overrule the League leader and allow 67 shipwreck survivors to disembark from an Italian coast guard vessel at the Sicilian port of Trapani.
ROME – In response to Juventus’ 100 million euro deal in signing Cristiano Ronaldo, workers at Fiat have decided to go on strike to protest, the trade union said on Thursday.
ROME – Unofficial security monitoring is on the increase; Italian and Polish neo-fascists have mounted patrols in Rimini where a young Polish woman tourist was gang raped last year, regional officials said on Thursday.
ROME – Amid scores of concerned British citizens following the UK’s planned break from the EU, Ambassador to Italy Jill Morris made assurances that a smooth transition was "top of the agenda" whilst speaking in Rome on Wednesday night.
ROME – A total of 13 arrests have been made on Thursday in Reggio Calabria as the Carabinieri have targeted those involved in the mafia criminal infiltration of wind farms.
ROME – The seal of approval accompanying the famous ‘Blue Flag’ symbol on Italy’s beaches is in fact not to be trusted, the newspaper Fatto Quotidiano reported on Wednesday.
Just like the miracle of San Gennaro, in which the patron saint of Naples' blood liquefies every year, so does the miracle of the ‘Blue Flag’ beach take place, the newspaper said. The year 2018 in fact promises to be excellent for those who love the sea; this system, which selects the cleanest and most beautiful beaches in Italy, has once again been more than generous, now recognising 368 beaches altogether.
ROME – Italy is now the number one producer of pharmaceutical goods in the European Union, the president of ‘Farmindustria’ confirmed on Wednesday.
After years of pursuit, the country has finally surpassed Germany with a value of production of 31.2 million euros, beating the competitor’s 30 million. This success has been driven by a rapid increase in exportation that today is worth around 25 million. Massimo Scaccabarozzi announced the news at the Public Pharmaceutical Assembly on Wednesday which this year celebrated its fortieth anniversary.
ROME - The dream has become reality: Cristiano Ronaldo has been signed with Juventus, according to the official communication released by Real Madrid on Tuesday.