Month: June 2020

Lifestyle Social issues

Italy: Mosquitoes do not spread coronavirus

According to preliminary results of research conducted by scientists from the Higher Institute of Health (ISS), neither the tiger mosquito nor the ordinary mosquito is able to carry the virus behind COVID-19. Indeed, inside them, Sars-Cov-2 “cannot reproduce,” so even if you bite an infected person, it can’t get infected.      The study, based […]

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Politics Social issues

Italy: Man sentenced to prison for Fascism apology

A Milan court sentenced right-wing figures to two years in prison on Wednesday because he stated in a television interview that the fascist period was “a period of social reform and Italy’s great glory.”  Roberto Jonghi Lavarini, nicknamed “Black Baron”, also commemorated Rome for the parade and used anti-Semitism. He was found guilty of fascist […]

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Lifestyle Travel

Italy: 5,400 km of ‘excellent’ beaches

In the latest annual survey of the National Environmental Protection System (ISPRA) in 2020, more than 5,400 kilometers of Italian coastal bathing water received the highest honor of “Excellent”. The survey was completed with the help of  ISPRA and regional agencies, accounting for 95% of classified beaches. Sardinia and Puglia topped the list with 99.7% […]

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Human Rights Politics

Italy: Di Maio wrote to Cairo urging truth on Regeni Case

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio wrote to his Egyptian counterpart demanding the truth about the torture and murder of an Italian student Giulio Regeni in Egypt in 2016.  The minister said that it is crucial for bilateral relations that the people responsible for killing Regeni should be brought to justice. He also expressed the […]

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Lifestyle

Report says obesity rises during quarantine in Italy

According to a new Italian report, obesity rose sharply during the recent coronavirus blockade in Italy. Cardiologists and other medical professionals “should be prepared for a significant rise in obesity levels,” said the researchers from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia who published a “Pandemic Effect” report in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. […]

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Social issues

Coronavirus: new cases in Italy, deaths increased

The Civil Protection Department announced on Thursday that Italy had registered 333 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. This is generally stable compared to 329 new cases registered on Wednesday. The Department said 216 new cases, 64.8% of all, were registered in Lombardy, the region most affected by the disaster. It was found […]

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Lifestyle

Valentino And Amazon Initiate Lawsuit To Stop Counterfeiting

Italian fashion company Valentino said on Thursday that it will initiate legal proceedings with Amazon to combat counterfeiting of its products. This is Valentino’s first such lawsuit with an online retailer. The two companies are suing Kaitlyn Pan Group, headquartered in Buffalo, New York, LLC, and Hao Pan, a New York resident, for counterfeiting Valentino […]

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Culture

The opera returns to Vienna with the hotel’s “window concert”

A hotel in Vienna was abandoned by tourists, and it was temporarily changed for one night, and turned into an outdoor concert hall. The visitor’s bedroom was empty during the coronavirus blockade and later turned into an opera house. At night, the hotel’s yard became a stage, creating a rare happy hour in the music […]

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