Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Italy

Mafia fugitive’s cooking videos land him in the soup

Italian police caught up with him in the Caribbean after he posted a cooking video on YouTube which displayed his tattoos.

Italy’s virus death toll tops 100,000

Italy will start using the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine on people over the age of 65, while it also has high hopes for the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which could win EU approval on March 11.

Italy blocks AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia as EU still short of jabs

Italy explained the move by saying that Australia is not on a list of 'vulnerable' countries.

Italy agency cautious, too, on AstraZeneca jab for over-55s

This comes a day after the EU gave the green light for the jab, but Germany's vaccine commission recommended against using it on older people amid questions over its effectiveness that have been rejected by the company.

Major Italian mafia trial kicks off with hundreds in dock

Prosecutors are seeking to prove a web of crimes dating back to the 1990s, both bloody and white-collar, including murder, drug trafficking, extortion, money laundering and abuse of office.

Snails, goat and pig for lunchtime takeaway, anyone?

Perfectly preserved in a volcanic eruption, takeaway hawker stall recently unearthed in Italy shows what was on the menu that terrible day.

Italy football player banned one match for blasphemy

Bryan Cristante was sanctioned for swearing after he conceded an own goal during Sunday’s 5-1 Serie A win over Bologna.

Covid-19 death toll in Italy tops 60,000

Italy, the first European country to be hit by the global pandemic, has recorded 60,078 deaths from 1,728,878 infections.

No virus talk allowed at this bar in Rome

'We're fed up with talking about Covid, we can't take it anymore, everywhere we go we only talk about Covid.'

Italians must now wear masks outside as emergency extended till Jan 31

Compulsory testing will be enforced for arrivals from hard-hit European countries.

Benvenuto to our beautiful beaches, tourists! Just don’t try to smuggle our sand home

Anyone who secretly removes sand from the island's beaches can be fined as much as RM15,000.

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