Tag: Italy

Four dead, three missing after explosion near Bologna

Four dead, three missing after explosion near Bologna

Four workers died in an explosion at a hydroelectric power plant on Lake Suviana in the Apennine Mountains near Bologna. Three people were missing and five others suffered serious burn injuries. Rescue units said the three workers were unharmed. According to reports in the Italian press on Tuesday, gendarmerie and fire brigade teams are continuing […]

Explosion at hydroelectric power plant: 4 dead, many injured

Explosion at hydroelectric power plant: 4 dead, many injured

Four workers were killed in an explosion at a hydroelectric power station on Lake Suviana near Bologna; Search efforts for missing persons and the cause of the tragedy are still ongoing. Four workers died in an explosion at a hydroelectric power plant on Lake Suviana in the Apennine Mountains near Bologna. Three people were missing […]

Inter won 2-1 in Udine on Arnautovic’s return

Inter won 2-1 in Udine on Arnautovic’s return

Inter Milan defeated Udinese 2-1 with a late comeback from Marko Arnautovic. Davide Frattesi scored the decisive goal for the future champions in the 95th minute against the relegation-threatened underdogs on Monday evening. Arnautovic came on for Marcus Thuram in the 81st minute and his legs were in play as the 34-year-old scored the winning […]

Pope opposes surrogacy and gender reassignment

Pope opposes surrogacy and gender reassignment

Pope Francis condemned abortion and the bearing of children by surrogates as serious violations of human dignity in a new policy statement. In a letter published by the Vatican on Monday, the head of the Catholic Church condemned gender adjustments and “gender theory” as a violation of God-given human dignity. “Wanting to control oneself (…) […]

This is why Etna emits curls of smoke

This is why Etna emits curls of smoke

While Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna, occasionally has a rather menacing presence, it is now making headlines in a completely different way. Another volcanic eruption in Iceland Flight cancellations due to Popocatepetl Volcano Mount Etna, located on the Italian island of Sicily in the Mediterranean and rising more than 3,300 meters, emits rings of […]

Food and Drink How do I know if my balsamic vinegar comes from Italy? 32 minutes ago

Food and Drink How do I know if my balsamic vinegar comes from Italy? 32 minutes ago

Aceto Balsamico brings a touch of Italy to the kitchen. But was it really made in Italy? By looking at the name of the vinegar, you may be able to find the answer. First of all: The name Aceto Balsamico itself is not protected. “This means that there can be products on the market with […]

Commemoration on the 15th anniversary of the earthquake in L’Aquila

Commemoration on the 15th anniversary of the earthquake in L’Aquila

On Saturday night, thousands of people in the central Italian city of L’Aquila commemorated those who lost their lives in the powerful earthquake that occurred 15 years ago with a torchlight procession. Relatives of the victims, politicians, civil defense members, the Red Cross and many aides attended the commemoration event. At exactly 3.32 a.m. – […]

Star architect Fuksas will renovate a community on the island of Ischia

Star architect Fuksas will renovate a community on the island of Ischia

Italian star architect Massimiliano Fuksas was commissioned to redesign the Casamicciola community on the island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples following natural disasters in recent years. Ischia mayor Giuseppe Ferrandino announced on Friday that an agreement had been reached with the Roman architect to rehabilitate Casamicciola, which was severely damaged after the earthquake […]

Fraud in EU funds: 600 million euros were seized

Fraud in EU funds: 600 million euros were seized

Venice financial police have uncovered a large-scale fraud involving funds from the EU-financed “Next Generation EU” economic recovery plan. Authorities arrested 22 people and seized villas and luxury cars over suspected fraud involving EU Corona aid worth more than 600 million euros. Officers searched the apartments of members of a suspected fraud network in Italy, […]