UAE Sets Deadline For Italy To Vacate Airbase, Italian Government Source Says

The United Arab Emirates has asked Italy to witdraw aircraft and personnel from a military base in the Gulf state by July 2, an Italian government source said on Monday, in what appeared to be fallout Rome halting the sale of missiles to the UAE. The source told Reuters negotiations were ongoing to try to … More UAE Sets Deadline For Italy To Vacate Airbase, Italian Government Source Says

Former Italian PM Berlusconi In Hospital Since Tuesday – Sources

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been in has been in hospital since Tuesday afternoon for check-ups, two sources from his Forza Italy party said on Wednesday. One of the source said the 84-year-old media tycoon went to the San Raffaele  hospital in Milan for follow-up tests after contracting the new coronavirus in September … More Former Italian PM Berlusconi In Hospital Since Tuesday – Sources

Russia’s Sputnik V Could Be Made In Europe For First Time After Italy Deal Signed

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines against COVID-19 could be produced in Europe for the first time after a commercial deal to produce it in Italy was signed by the Moscow – based RDIF sovereign wealth fund and Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Adienne. The agreement, which will need approval from Italian regulators before production can be launched, has … More Russia’s Sputnik V Could Be Made In Europe For First Time After Italy Deal Signed

SOCIAL MEDIA | TikTok To Block Accounts In Italy To Ensure All Users Are Above 13: Watchdog

MILAN – – Italy’s data protection authority said on Wednesday TikTok has agreed to block all accounts in the country from Feb.9 in order to make sure only users older than 13 had access to the service app. Children usage of online platforms has come under fire in Italy after the death of a 10-year-old … More SOCIAL MEDIA | TikTok To Block Accounts In Italy To Ensure All Users Are Above 13: Watchdog

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Italy Has Patient With New Strain Of Virus Found In Britain

MILAN – – Italy has detected a patient infected with the new strain of the coronavirus also found in Britain, the health ministry said on Sunday. The patient and his partner returned from the United Kingdom in the last few days with a flight that landed at Rome’s Fiumicino airport and were now in isolation, … More CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Italy Has Patient With New Strain Of Virus Found In Britain

TRAVEL | Italy Bans Entry From 13 Countries Due To Coronavirus Fears

MILAN | ITALY – Italy on Thursday banned entry to people coming from 13 countries that it said presented an excessive rate of COVID-19 infections. The list compiled by the health ministry comprises Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru and Dominican Republic. The ban affects anyone … More TRAVEL | Italy Bans Entry From 13 Countries Due To Coronavirus Fears

BUSINESS | Dolce & Gabbana Are Releasing A Rose

MILAN | ITALY – – Dolce & Gabbana love to honour their native country, Italy, and their next project is just that. Another ode to the country they call home, the brand’s latest venture is into Italian wine – more specifically, a Sicilian-inspired rose. The rose, which will be released in June, is a collaboration … More BUSINESS | Dolce & Gabbana Are Releasing A Rose

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | As Italy ends lockdown, Milan mayor rebukes crowds socializing outside

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – The mayor of Milan issued a furious threat on Friday to close down popular open spaces in the city after television footage showed crowed socializing and apparently ignoring public health rules aimed at preventing a resurgence of the coronavirus. Italy loosened some of the toughest lockdown restrictions in Europe on Monday, … More CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | As Italy ends lockdown, Milan mayor rebukes crowds socializing outside

BREAKING NEWS | Authorities in Italy’s Lombardy Region Order All Citizens To Wear Masks When Outside

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA –Italian authorities in the northern Italian region of Lombardy are ordering all citizens to wear masks when outside. According to a statement issued by the region’s president, Attilio Fontana, members of the public are now obligated to cover ‘their nose and mouth with masks, or even through simple scarves’ when leaving the … More BREAKING NEWS | Authorities in Italy’s Lombardy Region Order All Citizens To Wear Masks When Outside

FASHION | Haute Couture Fashion Week Has Been Cancelled In Light Of The Covid-19 Pandemic

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Those hoping for a return to fashion normalcy later this year will have to wait a little longer. French fashion’s governing body, the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, has officially cancelled the upcoming men’s and couture fashion weeks. The spring/summer 2021 men’s shows were originally scheduled for … More FASHION | Haute Couture Fashion Week Has Been Cancelled In Light Of The Covid-19 Pandemic