Italy

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Italian glacier collapse: rescuers hampered by thunderstorms
Visiting scene, Italian PM says country must take measures to ensure such a tragedy does not happen again

Angela Giuffrida in Canazei, and agencies

04, Jul, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Events like Italian glacier collapse likely to increase as planet heats
Analysis: Effects of climate change already affecting mountaineering beyond deadly glacier collapse on Marmolada

Helena Horton Environment reporter

04, Jul, 2022 @11:43 AM

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The tide is finally turning in Italy in favour of protecting women in the sex trade | Julie Bindel
A bill to legalise sex work, and criminalise the buying of it, follows the successful Nordic model, says journalist and activist Julie Bindel

Julie Bindel

02, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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EU’s electric vehicle drive leaves supercars at the back of the grid
None of the 22,000 luxury fast cars sold in 2021 were fully electric but with the 2035 fuel ban sports carmakers must change, fast

Rupert Neate

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Protests grow in fight to reclaim Italy’s beaches from private clubs
More than half country’s shoreline managed by private concessions despite being public property

Angela Giuffrida in Ostia

01, Jul, 2022 @11:13 AM

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Snowy Alps will be a distant memory unless we act fast
The number of snow days are falling, contributing to droughts such as that in Italy’s Piedmont region

Kate Ravilious

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Tigers review – teen football star quits Inter Milan in real-life mental health drama
Fictionalised account of Martin Bengtsson, who quit after struggling with suicidal thoughts, can’t decide if the problem is with the footballing system or not

Peter Bradshaw

28, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Response to Russia’s war in Ukraine dominates G7 summit
Analysis: Talks close with pledge to support Kyiv for ‘as long as it takes’ but price caps on Kremlin oil and gas remain sticking point

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Jun, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Italian hairdressers face fines for shampooing amid heatwave
Mayor of town near Bologna says thousands of litres of water wasted due to double-shampooing of customers’ hair

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

28, Jun, 2022 @11:09 AM

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Milan turns off fountains as Italy warns of more water rationing to fight drought
About half of city’s decorative fountains targeted amid state of emergency in Lombardy region

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

27, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Centre-left secures key victories in Italy’s local election runoffs
Coalition wins in seven of 13 provincial capitals including traditionally conservative Verona

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

27, Jun, 2022 @2:19 PM

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Rome to impose new rules to curb ‘wild west’ e-scooter incidents
Authorities concerned about riders speeding, mounting pavements and abandoning vehicles

Tom Ambrose

25, Jun, 2022 @1:34 PM

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