Italy

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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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Pope Francis orders online release of second world war-era ‘Jewish’ files
Vatican archive of 2,700 cases of requests for help by Jewish people renews debate on Pope Pius XII legacy

Staff and agencies in Rome

23, Jun, 2022 @6:38 PM

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Jovial Jeff Goldblum steals Prada’s spring/summer 2023 show
Actor was one of several celebrities in front row for parade of familiar yet trendsetting garments

Scarlett Conlon

19, Jun, 2022 @5:13 PM

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France and Turkey propose rival plans to get grain out of Ukraine
Macron favours land routes to Romania from Odesa whereas Ankara wants to use shipping lanes through Black Sea

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, Jun, 2022 @4:43 PM

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‘We worry about it disappearing’: alarm grows over Italy’s drought-hit Po River
Drought blighting country’s longest waterway continues as economic hub battles climate crisis

Angela Giuffrida in Gualtieri

17, Jun, 2022 @10:13 AM

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