Home energy bills in Italy to jump next quarter – regulator

Power lines connecting high-voltage electricity pylons are seen in Montalto di Castro, Italy, August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILAN (Reuters) – Italian household electricity prices will jump 55 percent in the first quarter of next year and gas prices will rise 41.8 percent due to … Read more

Serie A joins Ligue 1 in making vaccination mandatory for sports stars

Italy has joined France in making vaccination mandatory for anyone wishing to play outdoor team sports, which means Premier League players will need to poke around for a move to Serie A in January. The Italian government met this week to implement urgent changes to its coronavirus restrictions, with every athlete in the country – … Read more

The joy of fishing in Italy

On an early morning in late fall 2019, I was driving with two friends from my family’s small country house in northern Italy toward the town of Bassano del Grappa, where we were meeting our two fishing guides. The axles of the car swung through every turn. The road was surrounded by dolomite walls and … Read more

The Italian island of Vulcano evacuated residents due to carbon dioxide levels

Carbon dioxide levels around the volcanic island of Vulcano in the Aeolian archipelago off the northern coast of Sicily have risen from 80 tons to 480 tons, effectively reducing the amount of oxygen in the air, according to Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV). Gas levels began to rise significantly on October 21, … Read more

In the Italian Alps, traditional medicine is thriving, as is Covid

SAN CANDEDO, ITALY – For a family of organic farmers living on the side of a snow-capped mountain in the northern Italian province of Bolzano, the coronavirus couldn’t match the immune-stimulating effects of fresh alpine air, the refreshment brought on by a good hike and the healing powers of algae, herbs and vegetables in the … Read more

IIHF – Italy is recovering

Coming to a flyer and never looking back, Italy only needed four matches to secure the top spot at the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group A in Brasov, Romania. To secure the promotion in emphatic fashion, Italy collected the most points from their first four matches to open an irreplaceable … Read more

Why the Giro d’Italia-Tour de France duo is so hard to achieve

Tadej Pogačar is the newest king of peloton cycling. Everyone admits it, and knows it. In just three seasons at the WorldTour, the 22-year-old has already racked up some impressive accomplishments, including consecutive yellow jerseys at the Tour de France, a podium with third place on his Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta a España … Read more