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News Italy: Italy breaks up child abuse ring 'that shared images of babies'

Published on: Friday 03 July 2020
Italy breaks up child abuse ring 'that shared images of babies'
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/04/italy-breaks-up-child-abuse-ring-that-shared-images-of-babies

Police say material, including photos of acts with newborns, shared on a well-known instant messaging platform ...

News Italy: Tensions rise at virus hot spot apartments in southern Italy

Published on: Thursday 25 June 2020
Tensions rise at virus hot spot apartments in southern Italy
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/tensions-rise-virus-hot-spot-apartments-southern-italy-71470104

The governor of a southern Italian region is insisting that residents who live in an apartment complex where many Bulgarian seasonal farm workers tested positive for COVID-19 stay inside for 15 days, not even emerging to buy food

News Italy: A bear in Italy has been sentenced to death after attacking hikers. Activists want a stay of execution

Published on: Saturday 27 June 2020
A bear in Italy has been sentenced to death after attacking hikers. Activists want a stay of execution
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/27/world/bear-sentenced-to-death-in-italy-scli-intl/index.html

Animal rights groups in Italy are calling on authorities to lift a death sentence on a brown bear that attacked a father and son last week on a hiking trail in the northern region of Trentino.

News Italy: Pope hails Italy virus doctors, nurses as heroes at Vatican

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
Pope hails Italy virus doctors, nurses as heroes at Vatican
News source: https://apnews.com/65d175d6bc071dfdf93ca91962101e3b

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis welcomed doctors and nurses from the coronavirus-ravaged region of Lombardy to the Vatican on Saturday to thank them for their selfless work and “heroic”...

News Italy: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Sideways to New Italy review – slightly less sharp

Published on: Sunday 07 June 2020
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Sideways to New Italy review – slightly less sharp
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/jun/07/rolling-blackouts-coastal-fever-sideways-to-new-italy-review-slightly-less-sharp

Despite flashes of brilliance, it’s difficult-second-album territory for the indie band from Melbourne ...

News Italy: The Latest: 1st in-person Mass since suspension held in LA

Published on: Saturday 06 June 2020
The Latest: 1st in-person Mass since suspension held in LA
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/latest-india-another-biggest-1-043806212.html

Data from the New Mexico Health Department shows COVID-19 infections among health care workers in the state have spiked as intensive care units remain full and nurses and first responders call for more protective equipment. It has been 17 days since the last new case was reported in New Zealand, and

News Italy: Inside the Red Zone: The Hospital at the Heart of Italy's Pandemic

Published on: Friday 29 May 2020
Inside the Red Zone: The Hospital at the Heart of Italy's Pandemic
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000jsjk

The doctors and nurses at Lodi hospital in Lombardy were on the frontline of the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy. After discovering the first confirmed Covid-19 patient in Europe, they became the ...

News Italy: Italy’s Great Beautification: Hair Salons Are Back

Published on: Monday 18 May 2020
Italy’s Great Beautification: Hair Salons Are Back
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/19/world/europe/italys-great-beautification-hair-salons-are-back.html

The coronavirus pandemic has shown just how important personal grooming is to many around the world. And perhaps nowhere is that passion for primping as sharply felt as in Italy.

News Italy: She Documented the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. But Filming Inside a Hospital Battling Coronavirus in Her Native Italy Was a Tougher Challenge

Published on: Tuesday 19 May 2020
She Documented the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. But Filming Inside a Hospital Battling Coronavirus in Her Native Italy Was a Tougher Challenge
News source: https://time.com/5838775/inside-italys-covid-war-documentary/

For a break that would make it okay.’ This scene is one of many intimate moments in Inside Italy’s COVID War, a PBS’ FRONTLINE documentary premiering Tuesday that takes us inside a hard-hit hospital ...

News Italy: Ikea Workers Threaten to Strike After 15,000 People Visit Store on First Day it Reopens in Italy

Published on: Tuesday 19 May 2020
Ikea Workers Threaten to Strike After 15,000 People Visit Store on First Day it Reopens in Italy
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/italy-turin-ikea-workers-trade-union-strike-customers-social-distancing-1505127

The number of people in the store made social distancing impossible, so a workers' union is giving Ikea two days to make the store safer.

News Italy: Italy’s South Tyrol invokes autonomy to pry open lockdown

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Italy’s South Tyrol invokes autonomy to pry open lockdown
News source: https://apnews.com/b297fe2c41a38b3e642607e603b3aae8

BOLZANO, Italy (AP) — The blazing orange letters of fire spelled out a familiar message in Italy’s South Tyrol province, an old call to resistance repurposed for the days of the coronavirus: ‘’Los...

News Italy: Coronavirus: Italy death toll tops 30,000, highest in EU

Published on: Friday 08 May 2020
Coronavirus: Italy death toll tops 30,000, highest in EU
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-52594570?intlink_from_url=&link_location=live-reporting-story

Coronavirus deaths in Italy have risen above 30,000, latest figures show - the highest death toll in the European Union. The country reported 243 new fatalities on Friday - down from 274 the day ...

News Italy: Italy moves to stop Mafia leaders from leaving prison over coronavirus

Published on: Wednesday 06 May 2020
Italy moves to stop Mafia leaders from leaving prison over coronavirus
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/italy-mafia-leaders-leaving-prison-coronavirus

Italy’s top prosecutor on Wednesday said mafia leaders released from prisons over the novel coronavirus will likely soon be back behind bars.

News Italy: Reviving abandoned hamlets in post-virus Italy

Published on: Wednesday 06 May 2020
Reviving abandoned hamlets in post-virus Italy
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/reviving-abandoned-hamlets-post-virus-italy-033447946.html

Italian architects are urging policymakers to reduce the risk of future pandemics by encouraging people to leave cities and repopulate abandoned villages in the mountains and countryside. Simply returning to life as it was before the new coronavirus ravaged northern Italy and forced a nationwide lockdown

News Italy: Coronavirus Live Updates: Italy Returns to Work but Not to School

Published on: Wednesday 06 May 2020
Coronavirus Live Updates: Italy Returns to Work but Not to School
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/07/world/coronavirus-news.html

The United Nations tripled the size of its humanitarian aid appeal, citing a global food shortage created by the virus. And Italy, the first country in Europe to impose a nationwide lockdown, has become a test case for the challenges of reopening businesses and schools.

News Italy: Italy Starts Easing Lockdown, Rebooting Its Stricken Economy

Published on: Monday 04 May 2020
Italy Starts Easing Lockdown, Rebooting Its Stricken Economy
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/italy-starts-easing-lockdown-rebooting-its-stricken-economy-11588599411

As Italy began to loosen its lockdown, imposed eight weeks ago to fight one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, workers returned to factories and families went for walks in parks.

News Italy: Italy lets millions back to work, US restrictions easing up

Published on: Monday 04 May 2020
Italy lets millions back to work, US restrictions easing up
News source: https://apnews.com/4f6aea856c17944f115468a68ccc9d71

ROME (AP) — Italy started stirring Monday, with millions allowed back to work as Europe’s longest coronavirus lockdown started easing, while the U.S. took halting steps to lift some restrictions...

News Italy: Easing of lockdown begs the question: Who's family in Italy?

Published on: Thursday 30 April 2020
Easing of lockdown begs the question: Who's family in Italy?
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/easing-lockdown-begs-question-family-italy-70447196

When Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said the government would relax some parts of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, residents entering an eighth week of home confinement dove for their dictionaries ...