The Italian cabinet just approved a new law requiring parents to vaccinate their school-aged children. Proof of vaccination is required upon enrollment or parents will be fined.
Public Health May 20, 2017
Uber has received a heavy blow in Italy, as a nationwide ban gives it 10 days to cease all operations in the country. Uber says it's 'shocked' by the court's decision.
Business Tech April 8, 2017
Italy has been named the healthiest country in the Global Health Index released by Bloomberg with the United States ranked at 34. The indexes found Italians relatively free from high blood pressure, cholesterol, and possess better mental health than others.
Public Health March 27, 2017
Italy’s Mount Etna has emitted a mass of lava and ash clouds, calling the attention of authorities as well as alarming holiday travelers.
Earth/Environment March 7, 2017
Hotel Rigopiano in Italy, where more than 30 people were staying, is buried in deep snow after a massive avalanche on Wednesday. Though the antecedent earthquakes are seen as the culprit, record snowfall in the past weeks is also considered a factor in the tragedy.
Earth/Environment January 20, 2017
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reveals that user activation of Safety Check is currently in the works. Other initiatives that deal with crisis may also get some of Facebook's attention.
Internet August 30, 2016
At least 37 people have been killed while others remain trapped under the rubble after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Italian officials are appealing for assistance and emergency services.
Feature | Health August 24, 2016
One hundred chefs in the city of Naples teamed up to cook a Neapolitan that measured up to 6,082 feet, landing a spot in the Guinness World Records for making the world's longest pizza.
Life & Style May 19, 2016
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, the 503 horsepower sedan, is reaching the Carabinieri. The Italian police force scheduled special operations to be carried out using the ferocious vehicle that will reach the U.S. soon enough.
Car Tech May 7, 2016
For stealing cheese and sausage, a man in Italy had been sentenced to prison. The country’s highest appeals court, however, has ruled that stealing food out of a 'state of need' should not be considered a crime.
Life & Style May 5, 2016
Starbucks is opening its very first coffee shop in Italy in early 2017. The company is partnering with Bergamo-based Percassi Group which will operate the shop as a licensee owner of the brand.
Business February 29, 2016
The remote Italian town of Ostana finally had its 85th resident in Pablo, the first baby to reside in the town since 1987. Find out why the town's optimism is rising after the little tot's arrival.
Society January 30, 2016
This amount is only a third of what the country was reportedly owed.
Money December 30, 2015
Despite Volkswagen vowing to begin its massive recall in January and complete the job by late 2016, countries affected by the automaker's emissions scandal are tired of waiting.
FUTURE TECH October 15, 2015
Scientists at the University of Bari in Italy have discovered that cognitively normal older people who drink more and more cups of coffee over time may experience higher rates of mild cognitive impairment compared to those who regularly drink only one to two cups of coffee each day.
LIFE July 30, 2015
If we need another reason to stop pollution, cocaine-addicted eels is a pretty good one.
Earth/Environment June 11, 2015
Netflix will be available in Portugal, Spain and Italy from October this year. Details about the price, programs and compatible devices in these countries will be revealed at a later date.
Internet June 8, 2015
Italy has chosen Neapolitan pizza as its candidate to be added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This just confirms that pizza is a global treasure.
Internet Culture March 27, 2015
Pope Francis was hand-delivered a pizza from Pizzeria Don Ernesto in Naples on Sunday directly to the Popemobile.
Internet Culture March 23, 2015
Samantha Cristoforetti arrived at the International space station, along with an espresso machine. A new application allows users to communicate directly with the astronaut.
Space November 24, 2014
An ancient shipwreck off the coast of Italy is being investigated in an effort to learn more about the world of 2,200 years ago.
LIFE October 28, 2014
Italian regulators will be overseeing how Google handles data in Italy. They are giving the company 18 months to comply with new rules.
Legal July 22, 2014
People suffering from peripheral artery disease (PAD) may find relief from symptoms from an unexpected source - dark chocolate.
LIFE July 4, 2014
The Plague of Cyprian ravished the Roman Empire for over two decades. New research reveals information about a disposal site for bodies of the dead.
June 18, 2014
Espresso, brewed fresh and hot, will soon be available aboard the International Space Station with the arrival of the ISSpresso, currently in testing.
Space June 18, 2014
Is the Shroud of Turin the burial cloth of Jesus of Nazareth? Or is it an elaborate hoax played on the human race for 600 years? A team of researchers look to neutrons to find the answer.
Animals February 12, 2014
Italy is investigating Apple for allegedly evading 1 billion euros in tax.
Legal November 15, 2013