Sicilian hitman Giovanni Brusca is believed to have murdered over 100 people, including an 11-year-old boy, and was given life imprisonment in 1996.
The shot is recommended in Italy for people over 60. Fears about the AstraZeneca vaccine are "understandable, but unjustified," one official said.
In an effort to get schools in Italy prepared for reopenings in September, the government has asked for 3 million single-seat desks to be built. Two students share a single table in many classrooms, but that will no longer be the case once all the new desks are distributed. However, […]
The tourism industry has been hard-hit by the coronavirus lockdown. Although non-essential travel is currently prohibited, many regions of the world are gearing up to reopen to visitors this summer. In a bid to entice tourists back, some places are offering perks such as free hotel stays and discount vouchers […]
A town on the Italian island of Sicily has upped the stakes in the battle to sell cheap homes by offering outsiders the chance to pick up a new property for completely free. Cammarata, in central Sicily, had previously offered the chance to buy homes for €1, like many other […]
In June, I travelled to Sicily to visit some of the towns that are selling off homes to foreigners for as little as €1 ($US1) to see what they were really like. In particular, I stayed in Sambuca, whose scheme has received some of the most widespread media coverage. While […]
Italy’s rural towns are in the midst of a revolution as they trial selling homes for as little as 1 euro, or $US1.12. The radical plans are aimed at combating the effects of urbanisation, which is leaving some of Italy’s most picturesque towns and villages deserted and derelict. Thanks to […]
Sambuca, Sicily, has successfully sold a series of abandoned homes after starting auctions at €1 ($US1.12). Press coverage of the picturesque town’s bargain home sale created an influx of interest from foreign buyers after it was announced earlier in the year. According to The Guardian, 16 properties were sold by […]
Villages across Italy are selling abandoned properties for 1 euro or less, provided that owners take care of the renovations. As more Italians migrate to cities, small villages are attempting to save themselves from decline by luring new residents. The fall in property prices in Italy has placed a strain […]
In July 1943, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Sicily, punching into what Winston Churchill called “the soft underbelly of Europe.” Operation Husky, as it was known, gave the Allies a base in the Mediterranean and a jumping off point for an invasion of Italy. Lessons learned during the landings […]
Piera Aiello lived under a false identity for 27 years while hiding from the Italian mafia. She ran for office anonymously earlier this year, gaining her the name “the faceless candidate.” She revealed herself for the first time on Wednesday. An Italian politician who ran for office anonymously while hiding […]
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The giant Carnival cruise ship Vista departed a small marina in Italy on Sunday, August 28, but didn’t notice the chaos left behind in its wake. The Vista was leaving Messina, in Sicily. At more than 130,000 tonnes, the $1 billion liner is Carnival’s biggest ship. It launched on May […]
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