Heathrow and Gatwick: New Year’s travel rules for Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Greece

As the Omicron variant continues to break daily case records across Europe, many popular holiday destinations have been subject to travel restrictions and border rules changed or modified. If you’re looking to get away to the sun during the New Year, it’s worth being aware of where to go and the applicable entry requirements. After … Read more

Swedish-Italian joint venture aims to build new twin tilt wind turbines in Italy

A Swedish company hopes to launch the floating offshore wind farm market in Italy with its innovative twin tilt turbines. Stockholm-based Hexicon recently acquired a 50-50 joint venture with Bologna-based clean energy developer Avapa Energy. To develop floating offshore wind farms for Italy. The new project, called Avene Hexicon, will begin the search for suitable … Read more

Italy welcomes antiquities smuggled from American museums

On Thursday, the Italian Minister of Culture welcomed the return of 201 valuable antiquities valued at more than 10 million euros ($11 million) that were in prestigious American museums and galleries after being illegally smuggled in recent decades. They were among thousands of artifacts seized from smugglers or returned to Italy this year in major … Read more

New Italian law requires workers to get a Covid vaccine or test

ROME – Italy on Friday set a new standard for major Western democracies seeking to weather the pandemic by enacting a sweeping law requiring the country’s workforce – public and private – to have government-issued health permits, essentially forcing Italians to choose between obtaining one. and earn a living. With this move, Italy, the first … Read more

COVID hospital admissions in Ohio hit record level

COLOMBUS, Ohio – The number of people with COVID-19 in hospital has reached an epidemic record in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine said Wednesday as additional members of the state’s National Guard ordered hospitalizations to help with the surge. The state also saw another record number of new coronavirus cases. Ohio had 5,356 people hospitalized with … Read more

Italy plans to ease isolation rules on COVID-19 contacts

People wearing face masks walk in the street, as the Lazio region makes face masks mandatory outdoors in all areas, as cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rise and Christmas approaches, in Rome, Italy, December 23, 2021. REUTERS/ Yara Nardi ROME (Reuters) – The Italian government said on Wednesday it plans to scrap self-isolation rules … Read more

Italy must enter the twenty-first century

Under the benign eyes of the Draghi government, US private equity group KKR has bid for Telecom Italia, one of the last big companies in Italy’s hands. Italy, the world’s eighth largest economy, has only six companies in the Fortune Global 500, three of which are state-controlled. This compares with seven for Spain, whose economy … Read more

Unions: Italy’s PD party pledges active government role in Telecom Italia

The TIM logo at headquarters in Rome, Italy on November 22, 2021. REUTERS/YARA Nardi/File Photo Unions were concerned about the future of 42,500 workers in Italy The CEO has been replaced by TIM Brasil President as General Manager PD leader raises concerns about TIM’s largest investor Vivendi MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Democratic Party has pledged … Read more