Masked protest | Italian entrepreneurs rally over lack of govt backing

RT published this video item, entitled “Masked protest | Italian entrepreneurs rally over lack of govt backing” – below is their description. Italian entrepreneurs have staged a masked demonstration in Palermo, warning that they are going out of business due to insufficient government support during the pandemic, and the €32 billion ($38 billion) corporate stimulus … Read more Masked protest | Italian entrepreneurs rally over lack of govt backing

The challenges of integration for unaccompanied migrants in Italy

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “The challenges of integration for unaccompanied migrants in Italy” – below is their description. In recent years, tens of thousands of unaccompanied migrants have arrived in Italy, without their parents or family. These children and teenagers represent a particularly vulnerable category of immigrants. Their living arrangements and education are organised around a system that … Read more The challenges of integration for unaccompanied migrants in Italy

Dozens jump from NGO rescue ship in attempt to reach Sicily

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Dozens jump from NGO rescue ship in attempt to reach Sicily” – below is their description. Dozens of people made a perilous jump from the Proactiva Open Arms in an attempt to reach Sicily, in the largest known incident of its kind this year. The Spanish NGO said … Read more Dozens jump from NGO rescue ship in attempt to reach Sicily

Migrants jump overboard from NGO vessel to swim to Sicily coast

RT published this video item, entitled “Migrants jump overboard from NGO vessel to swim to Sicily coast” – below is their description. Dozens of migrants reportedly jumped overboard from a vessel belonging to NGO Open Arms to try and reach the Italian coast by swimming. According to Open Arms, 75 migrants became frustrated with the … Read more Migrants jump overboard from NGO vessel to swim to Sicily coast

Echoes of the war | Thousands evacuated as WWII bomb found in Palermo, Italy

RT published this video item, entitled “Echoes of the war | Thousands evacuated as WWII bomb found in Palermo, Italy” – below is their description. Some 5,000 Palermo citizens have been evacuated, after a Second World War bomb containing an estimated 120kg of powerful explosives was discovered near the city’s port. RT YouTube Channel Got … Read more Echoes of the war | Thousands evacuated as WWII bomb found in Palermo, Italy

Migrant Crisis: Hundreds of People Transferred to Quarantine Ship Off Siciliy

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Migrant Crisis: Hundreds of People Transferred to Quarantine Ship Off Siciliy” – below is their description. (AP) Dozens of migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea were transferred to a ferry that will function as a quarantine ship off the island of Sicily on Wednesday. The Sea-Watch NGO … Read more Migrant Crisis: Hundreds of People Transferred to Quarantine Ship Off Siciliy

The time Mussolini took on the Sicilian Mafia | Great Continental Railway Journeys – BBC

BBC published this video item, entitled “The time Mussolini took on the Sicilian Mafia | Great Continental Railway Journeys – BBC” – below is their description. Subscribe and to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube https://bit.ly/2IXqEIn Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer https://bbc.in/2J18jYJ Whilst exploring what Sicilian life was like under the dictatorship, Michael finds out … Read more The time Mussolini took on the Sicilian Mafia | Great Continental Railway Journeys – BBC

Italy’s oldest student earns degree at 96

Italy’s oldest student, 96-year-old Giuseppe Paterno, is a WWII veteran, a grandfather, former railway worker and now a graduate from the University of Palermo. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ … Read more Italy’s oldest student earns degree at 96

Heavy rains flood Sicilian city of Palermo

Mobile phone video shows submerged vehicles and wrecked streets as a result of the floods. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: … Read more Heavy rains flood Sicilian city of Palermo

Italian mafia take advantage of Covid-19 crisis

As Italy starts to feel the catastrophic impact of the coronavirus crisis and resulting lockdown on its economy, organised crime mobs are taking advantage of the situation to extend their hold in the country. Their strategy is twofold: buying up businesses on the verge of bankruptcy, in order to launder money; and winning over social support by … Read more Italian mafia take advantage of Covid-19 crisis

Italians launch fireworks at police helicopter as they flout coronavirus lockdown restrictions

Italian authorities have fined a group of Italians who set off powerful fireworks from a rooftop barbecue when a police helicopter buzzed overhead to check if they were breaking lockdown restrictions. The revelers were branded “idiots” after detonating the fireworks in an act of defiance when their Easter celebrations, on top of a block of … Read more Italians launch fireworks at police helicopter as they flout coronavirus lockdown restrictions

Coronavirus: Italy Is Falling into China’s Home Quarantine Trap, Experts Say

Italy must forcibly mass quarantine coronavirus patients instead of letting them self-isolate, according to Chinese experts who said Wuhan doctors made the same mistake early on in the outbreak. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #China #Italy Then, only seriously ill patients were admitted to hospitals. Now, researchers know even those with mild symptoms were just as contagious, and once those patients in … Read more Coronavirus: Italy Is Falling into China’s Home Quarantine Trap, Experts Say

Neighbours play instruments in Florence as Italy stays under lockdown

This video filmed by Maria Ninci shows Claudia Bucchini and Andrea Zucco who both teach at Fiesole music school play for their neighbours in Florence as Italy remains under lockdown. From the southern Italian towns of Salerno, the Sicilian capital Palermo and Naples, north to Turin, residents of apartment buildings and tower blocks are continuing … Read more Neighbours play instruments in Florence as Italy stays under lockdown