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Italy investigates abduction of cable car crash boy

Authorities in Italy have launched an investigation after a child, the only survivor of a deadly cable car crash in May, was taken to Israel by his grandfather. Eitan Biran’s parents, younger brother and two of his great grandparents were among 14 people killed in the accident. The six-year-old had been staying with a paternal […]

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck make red carpet debut as ‘Bennifer 2.0’

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck made their romance official on Friday night on the red carpet for the premiere of Affleck’s “The Last Duel” at the Venice International Film Festival. Over the past weeks and months several images of them vacationing in yatchs surfaced. Their romance seemed to have rekindled in May, 17 years after […]

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Tornado rips through the touristy Italian island of Pantelleria, 2 dead

At least two people were killed after a tornado swept through the touristy Italian island of Pantelleria. Nine others were injured when the tornado ripped through the roofs of houses and overturned cars. Local media reported that the tornado ripped down a coastal road. One rescue worker described the scene as ‘apocalyptic’. An off-duty fireman […]

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Italy: Wildfires breakout 40km east of Rome, dozens evacuated

Dozens of people were evacuated around 40km from Italy’s capital of Rome on Friday after a wildfire broke as temperatures reached close to 40 degree Celsius. The fires are moving northwards and overnight 25 families were evacuated from homes as fires spread through the nature reserve of Monte Catillo, near the Rome suburb of Tivoli, […]

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Pope Francis receives letter containing three pistol bullets

An envelope addressed to Pope Francis containing three pistol bullets has been seized in a mail sorting facility close to the northern Italian city of Milan, police said on Monday. Postal workers called the police after intercepting the envelope overnight in the small town of Peschiera Borromeo. Reuters reported that the envelope, sent from France, […]

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Danish YouTuber falls to death while filming video on Mount Seceda in Italy

YouTuber from Denmark, Albert Dyrlund, fell to his death while filming a video in the Italian Alps. He was 22.According to Italian news outlet Rai News, Dyrlund was recording a video on his mobile phone on Mount Seceda in Val Gardena, Italy when he fell down over 600 feet.A rescue helicopter was called but could […]

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Devastating wildfires sweep parts of Italy, Spain and Greece, thousands flee

Wildfires are sweeping across parts of southern Europe, tearing through the Spanish and Greek countryside and forcing around 1,000 people from their homes on the Italian island of Sardinia. Sardinia’s local government declared a state of emergency on Sunday, due to what it described as a “disaster without precedence.” “It is still not possible to […]

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Covid-19 Origin: WHO team hunt for mystery Italian woman believed to be ‘patient zero’

The World Health Organization (WHO) led team studying the origins of Covid-19 have turned their attention to the case of a mystery Italian woman. The 25-year-old visited a Milan hospital complaining of a sore throat and skin lesions in November 2019 – a month before Covid-19 would be identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan. […]

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Pope Francis delivers weekly Sunday prayer from hospital window

Pope Francis appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since undergoing surgery for colon diverticulitis last week, as he held his weekly Angelus prayer from a hospital window. “I am happy to be able to keep the Sunday appointment of the Angelus, even here from the Gemelli Polyclinic,” the Pope said speaking from […]

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Climate scientists cover Italy’s Presena glacier with strips of cloth to save it from melting

To save Italy’s Presena glacier from further shrinking, climate experts are covering it with long strips of cloth which will reflect the sun’s rays and prevent the snow beneath from melting. They say about 70% of the snow can be saved over the summer with the protective covering which works in the same way as […]

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Boat carrying refugees capsizes off Italian island of Lampedusa; 7 killed, 10 missing, 46 rescued

At least seven people died after a boat carrying migrants and refugees capsized five miles off the Italian island of Lampedusa, officials said. About 10 other people were missing after the incident early on Wednesday, said Luigi Patronaggio, chief prosecutor of a team leading investigations into the deaths. Among the dead included a pregnant woman. […]

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UNESCO recommends adding Venice to ‘World Heritage in Danger’ list

Venice should be added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage in Danger, advisors to the body have recommended, due to “threats” facing the lagoon city. The recommendation was made following the production of its annual conservation report. Venice’s potential addition to the list has been added to the provisional agenda for the session to be […]