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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Italy

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Atalanta edge towards Champions League, Roma struggle again and Bundesliga survival bid goes to the wire
There were three big games down for decision in Italy and Germany tonight.
Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.
Italy international receives prestigious award for voluntary work in fight against Covid-19
‘This recognition fills me with pride,’ said Maxime Mbanda.
Italy hopes to win back visitors as it re-opens to European tourists
The tourism sector contributes around 13% to Italy’s GDP.
Italian FA chief hopeful small number of fans can attend games as stricken French clubs cry for help
Serie A returns in mid-June, while the Ligue 1 season was declared over in early April.
Debunked: No, Italy does not want to charge Bill Gates with crimes against humanity
The claim has its origins in a speech made by Sara Cunial, a member of the Italian Parliament.
Italy to re-open borders to tourists from June
A nationwide shutdown has effectively ended tourism in a country heavily dependent on the industry.
Dubliner Ian McKinley chases 'elusive' Italy win as his story becomes a film
‘Sometimes you look at yourself on the big screen and you put your hands in your head a little bit, but if people get value out of the story that’s obviously the main aim.’
Italy begins easing world's longest country-wide coronavirus lockdown
It comes after the country reported its lowest toll since 10 March yesterday.
Italy reports lowest daily death toll since lockdown began two months ago
The country is due to exit its full lockdown tomorrow.
Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as Spain records lowest daily death toll in seven weeks
Despite the reopenings, experts have cautioned that many countries are still not through the worst of their outbreaks yet.
Some Serie A players use loophole and prepare to resume training
The Italian government has been feuding for weeks with individual regions about which activities will be allowed in the coming weeks.
Spain begins to ease its strict lockdown from today, as parts of Europe slowly open up
Italy and France plan to ease restrictions in the coming week, while the UK isn’t quite there yet.
What do you remember from the golden age of Italian football?
Serie A was widely regarded as the best league in the world during the ’80s and ’90s.
Genoa bridge nearing completion offers ray of hope for Italy
Genoa’s Morandi highway collapsed during heavy rain in August 2018, killing 43 people.
Italy sets out plans to ease Europe's longest lockdown
The country has give the green light for wholesale stores and restaurants to resume business on 4 May.
Schools begin to reopen in Denmark today while some shops reopen in Italy
Italy allowed bookshops, launderettes, stationers and children’s clothing retailers to re-open.
As worst-hit countries mull easing lockdown measures, global Covid-19 cases near 2 million
Experts fear that while the virus appears to peaking in some areas, it could begin to spike in others.
Italian PM: EU could fail over coronavirus pandemic
The EU is at risk of failure because of the Covid-19 crisis, Giuseppe Conte has said.
McKinley bunkered but buoyant with new skills on his mind more than new contract
The Italian international is holed up in Treviso and keeping his mind and body as busy as possible.
Spain sees 900 new deaths in 24 hours as death toll nears 11,000 fatalities
Spain is currently dealing with over 117,000 confirmed cases of the virus.
Covid-19 deaths and unemployment accelerate across Europe and US as cases pass one million
On Thursday Spain reported a record one-day number of deaths, 950, bringing its overall toll to about 10,000.
US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump
New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.
Italy passes Chinese Covid-19 cases as 969 more deaths announced
The worldwide death toll climbed to more than 24,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
EU leaders fail to agree a Covid-19 stimulus package
“We cannot make the same mistakes of the 2008 financial crisis,” Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warned.
Italy shuts all non-essential factories as death toll rises by almost 800 in a day
The Italian leader stressed that groceries and pharmacies would still remain open.
Coronavirus: Italy's death toll rises by 793 in 24 hours
The total number of fatalities in the northern Lombardy regions around Milan surpassed 3,000.
Italian brewer in Lombardy: 'The main lie we have seen is that the virus can only be dangerous for the elderly'
A brewer in Codogno, Lombardy – ‘the Wuhan of Italy’ – has advice for Irish people on how to view the threat of the virus.
Italy death toll rises to 3,405, overtaking China
China has officially reported 3,245 deaths.
World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled
The competition was scheduled to take place in Northern Italy this summer.
Italian army trucks in Bergamo remove bodies from packed morgue to crematoriums
The Ansa news agency reports that the vehicles were needed because there were no spaces available in local cemeteries.
'It's a bit of solidarity but it's also a bit of craic': Irish in Italy connect through Whatsapp during lockdown
Italy has been on lockdown since Monday to try stem the spread of coronavirus.
'Everything will be OK': Italians beat coronavirus isolation by singing to each other from their windows
Videos of the phenomenon have gone viral on social media.
Covid-19 around the world: Over 1,000 deaths in Italy, Brazil's Bolsonaro tested for disease
President Bolsonaro’s communications director has tested positive for Covid-19.
Italy to close all shops except pharmacies and food stores as lockdown continues
The move comes after the World Health Organization declared the spread of coronavirus Covid-19 a pandemic.
The Explainer: How can Ireland stop an Italy-style spread of coronavirus?
How is it spreading so fast there?
'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'
Irish players Ian Nagle and Mick Kearney were lucky to get out of Italy before the lockdown.
'It's not a total lockdown, really': Life in Milan during the Covid-19 outbreak
Irish student Megan has been staying indoors in Milan since last week.
Flight refunds and travel insurance - what are you entitled to if you had booked a trip to Italy?
The Irish government has changed its advice to suggest avoiding all travel to Italy.
Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020
The tournament is still set to go ahead in Rome later this summer.