COVID-19: Italian mafia groups exploiting the health crisis

Previously, Marco worked as a blacksmith with his father until 1996, but since then, he has done all sorts of work but has never declared it. "It’s like defeat, honestly. Underground work is not good, but one has to do it in order to survive," he explained. Marco asked for council housing in 2012, but … Continue reading COVID-19: Italian mafia groups exploiting the health crisis

Latest news on the Coronavirus

In Italy, a jump in the number of new deaths and cases over the last 24 hours dashed hopes fed by two days of declines. The 743 deaths reported Tuesday pushed Italy's toll past 6,800, by far the highest of any country. “Woe to whoever lets down the guard,'' Health Minister Roberto Speranza said. ”Now, … Continue reading Latest news on the Coronavirus

Italy breaks global coronavirus record

More bad news for Italy: Its coronavirus death toll is now higher than China's, according to Italian officials. After a record 427 deaths Wednesday, the nation has lost 3,405 people, topping China's tally of 3,245, USA Today reports. Italy is still reeling under the effects of the outbreak despite having its entire population on lockdown, police scouring … Continue reading Italy breaks global coronavirus record

Italy shaken by the coronavirus as recession looms

The focal point of the coronavirus emergency in Europe, Italy, is also the region's weakest economy and is taking an almighty hit as foreigners stop visiting its cultural treasures or buying its prized artisanal products, from fashion to food to design. Europe’s third-largest economy has long been among the slowest growing in the region and … Continue reading Italy shaken by the coronavirus as recession looms

Malta records first case of coronavirus

Malta has confirmed its first coronavirus case, a 12-year-old girl of Italian origin who lives in the Mediterranean island nation with her family. Health Minister Chris Fearne says the girl and her family had visited northern Italy in late February and early March, returning to Malta via Rome. Image: Chris Fearne The family self-quarantined as … Continue reading Malta records first case of coronavirus

Nigerian footballer in Italy diagnosed with coronavirus

An Italian-Nigerian professional footballer named King Paul Akpan Udoh has reportedly emerged as the first footballer to be diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus. King Paul Udoh, 22, was reported to have been diagnosed with deadly corona-virus on Thursday, February 27, and he has been quarantined according to various reports. He started his professional career at … Continue reading Nigerian footballer in Italy diagnosed with coronavirus

Venice Carnival canceled to control spread of COVID-19 in Italy

Scrambling to contain rapidly rising number of new coronavirus infections in Italy, the largest amount outside Asia, authorities on Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gatherings, including stopping Venice’s famed carnival events, which have drawn tens of thousands of revelers to a region that is now in the heart of the outbreak. “The ordinance … Continue reading Venice Carnival canceled to control spread of COVID-19 in Italy

Martha now Highest Goal Scorer at the World Cup, man or woman

Martha scored Brazil’s lone goal against a highly-disciplined Italian team to become the South American nation’s leading goal scorer at the World Cup—male and female. Martha scored from a spot-kick in the 74th minute on Tuesday afternoon. https://twitter.com/YahooSports/status/1141082742022520832 https://twitter.com/espnW/status/1141082113745346560 https://twitter.com/FIFAWWC/status/1141108297879212032 With her total World Cup goals now at 17, Martha looks forward to setting the … Continue reading Martha now Highest Goal Scorer at the World Cup, man or woman

Italy will not be Europe’s Refugee Camp – Matteo Salvini

Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has delivered a speech at a migrant center in Sicily, saying "common sense" was needed to stop the country from being "Europe's refugee camp". Image: Matteo Salvini The newly sworn in Deputy Prime Minister in Italy's populist coalition government traveled to Sicily, one of the country's main refugee landing points, … Continue reading Italy will not be Europe’s Refugee Camp – Matteo Salvini

Francesco Totti: I almost signed for Real Madrid

Francesco Totti, who has spent a total 25 seasons with AS Roma, reveals in a latest interview that he almost signed a contract with Real Madrid many years ago. Image: Francesco Totti in action for AS Roma. The player is said to be a favorite for Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, who tried so hard to get … Continue reading Francesco Totti: I almost signed for Real Madrid

554,000 Refugees To Be Relocated From Greece And Italy To Other Member States.

Members of the European Union Parliament have strongly condemned the European Commission’s proposal to relocate 54,000 refugees from Turkey to EU member states, instead of relocating refugees from Italy and Greece as previously agreed, EuroReporter confirms. Italian MEP Barbara Spinelli said: “I strongly welcome Ska Keller’s response to the Commission in this report. I would … Continue reading 554,000 Refugees To Be Relocated From Greece And Italy To Other Member States.

Pirlo Confirms He Turned Down Inter Milan Move.

Andrea Pirlo has confirmed the rumors that Inter Milan offered him a mouth-watering deal last season, an offer which he turned down to stay with New York City FC. Image: Andrea Pirlo The mercurial midfielder told Sky Sport Italia that he preferred to play in the American Major League Soccer rather than return to Serie A. … Continue reading Pirlo Confirms He Turned Down Inter Milan Move.

Masturbating In Public Now Legal In Italy.

If anyone is addicted to masturbating, even at the risk of being seen by others, the new law in Italy makes the country a perfect destination for such people. It is now a legal act to masturbate in public, the country's supreme court has ruled. However, the lawful right to jerk off in public says … Continue reading Masturbating In Public Now Legal In Italy.

Italy Train Crash: At Least 25 Dead And More Than 50 Injured.

Picture shows surrounding olive groves littered with debris after the collision. At least 25 people have died while dozens sustained injuries after two passenger trains crashed head-on at high speed in Italy, reports confirm. The two trains were said to be on a single track between the coastal towns of Bari and Barletta. Emergency services have been … Continue reading Italy Train Crash: At Least 25 Dead And More Than 50 Injured.

A Very Sicilian Justice: Taking on the Mafia.

"A story of blackmail, conspiracy, courage and fear. We follow the Italian judge trying to take on the mafia." Sicilian judge Antonino Di Matteo is one of the most-threatened and protected men in Italy. As the chief prosecutor in Italy's "trial of the century", he has more than 20 bodyguards, ensuring his safety around the clock. … Continue reading A Very Sicilian Justice: Taking on the Mafia.