ROME – Italy emerged victorious at the top of the medal table for the European Athletic Championships which were held at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, with 11 gold medals.

 Italy claimed 24 medals in total, 11 of which were gold, nine silver and four bronze. Second place France trailed behind with four gold medals and 16 in total.

15 Jun 2024
Lucia Guerrieri

  ROME –Italy’s Minister of Culture, Gennaro Sangiuliano and the German Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Claudia Roth, signed a protocol to return 25 artifacts stolen by a well-known a

14 Jun 2024
Lyndsay Weatherall

   ROME -- The families of the young Italian couple who died in the Grenfell Tower fire learnt that the trial will not go ahead until 2027, 10 years after the incident, denouncing the delay as "shameful". 

14 Jun 2024
Lyndsay Weatherall

  ROME -- Following the EU elections, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni reaffirmed the Brothers of Italy (FDI) as Italy’s dominant political party, however, figures show that despite this victory the party lost over half a million votes compared to the 2022 general election. 

13 Jun 2024
Insider reporters

  ROME – FAO Director General Qu Dongyu surprised senior executives at the UN agency the other day by telling his subordinates they should work “16 hours a day,” FAO sources say.

 Mr Qu, who in the past has said he deserves a pay raise on his six figure salary for his stakhanovite efforts at the Rome-based poverty-busting organisation, told hungercrats meeting at an FAO Programme and Finance Committee session that he works as many as 16 hours himself and opined that they should also.

12 Jun 2024