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# tuscany - Today’s News

Cabinet to consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from UK to Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

Cabinet to consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from UK to Ireland

10 minutes ago 1,155 Views 5 Comments

The tougher restrictions will only apply to those that have not had two doses of a vaccine.

Arlene Foster resigns as Northern Ireland First Minister
# DUP
# DUP

Arlene Foster resigns as Northern Ireland First Minister

Updated 10 minutes ago 26,021 Views 38 Comments

The former DUP leader stepped down from the role this morning.

Major blow for Scots as key man Tierney ruled out of long-awaited return to a major tournament
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Major blow for Scots as key man Tierney ruled out of long-awaited return to a major tournament

11 minutes ago 674 Views 0 Comments

The Arsenal defender has not made the matchday squad for this afternoon’s Group D game against the Czech Republic.

Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
# Fire
# Fire

Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze

29 minutes ago 1,164 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.

Sunshine and lower temperatures forecast for this week but Saturday looks a bit iffy
# Grand
# Grand

Sunshine and lower temperatures forecast for this week but Saturday looks a bit iffy

45 minutes ago 4,451 Views 3 Comments

In a nutshell, it’ll be grand.

State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip
# LOSING FAITH
# LOSING FAITH

State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip

52 minutes ago 17,462 Views 7 Comments
  • In this first of a two-part deep dive into the promised creation of better educational choice, Peter McGuire finds a process in paralysis.
  • Just 13 multi-denominational schools have been established under divestment Catholic schools in the past 8 years.
  • Completed reports and surveys on school patronage lie unpublished while the Department continues to meet with the Irish Episcopal Conference every month.
NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan
# Global Affairs
# Global Affairs

NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan

54 minutes ago 871 Views 0 Comments

Joe Biden is seeking to restore trust at the first summit post-Trump.

Andy Farrell includes 11 uncapped players in 37-man Ireland squad for July Tests
# Experimental
From The42
# Experimental

Andy Farrell includes 11 uncapped players in 37-man Ireland squad for July Tests

Updated 1 hour ago 8,679 Views 55 Comments

Ireland play Japan and the USA at the Aviva Stadium in July.

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam

1 hour ago 1,247 Views 1 Comment

Djokovic now has nine Australian Opens, five Wimbledons, three US Opens and two French Opens.

Mauritian authorities to re-examine case of murdered Irish honeymooner Michaela McAreavey
# Mauritius
# Mauritius

Mauritian authorities to re-examine case of murdered Irish honeymooner Michaela McAreavey

1 hour ago 8,580 Views 8 Comments

Two hotel workers who were charged with her murder were acquitted in 2012.

# tuscany - Monday 10 May, 2021

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19
# Tuscany
# Tuscany

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

May 10th 2021, 9:46 PM 69,795 Views 27 Comments

The woman is in a good condition but being monitored in hospital.

# tuscany - Sunday 13 August, 2017

PHOTOS: Irishman captures incredible images of famous Palio di Siena horse race
# Italy
# Italy

PHOTOS: Irishman captures incredible images of famous Palio di Siena horse race

Aug 13th 2017, 12:00 PM 26,275 Views 24 Comments

The event has been around for centuries and is very popular among locals and tourists alike.

# tuscany - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Italian nurse accused of killing 13 patients
# Tuscany
# Tuscany

Italian nurse accused of killing 13 patients

Mar 31st 2016, 12:12 PM 11,771 Views 6 Comments

The 56-year-old nurse was arrested yesterday evening at her home in Pisa.

# tuscany - Monday 3 November, 2014

Body found on Costa Concordia believed to be last missing crewman
# Wreck
# Wreck

Body found on Costa Concordia believed to be last missing crewman

Nov 3rd 2014, 3:41 PM 15,463 Views 2 Comments

Workers dismantling the ship made the grim discovery earlier today.

# tuscany - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard

Jul 23rd 2014, 5:22 PM 8,754 Views 8 Comments

“Today, Giglio is once again ours,” said locals relieved to see the stricken cruise liner start its final voyage.

# tuscany - Friday 4 July, 2014

Watch: This is what it's like to swim around the sunken Costa Concordia
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

Watch: This is what it's like to swim around the sunken Costa Concordia

Jul 4th 2014, 3:30 PM 16,157 Views 2 Comments

Police divers have released video of the vessel which sank two-and-a-half years ago.

# tuscany - Monday 11 November, 2013

Dublin man among four arrested on suspicion of stealing from Costa Concordia
# Italy
# Italy

Dublin man among four arrested on suspicion of stealing from Costa Concordia

Nov 11th 2013, 9:54 PM 36,959 Views 0 Comments

Police say the men were seen on the ship with a Costa Concordia rucksack, and are suspected of trying to take items as souvenirs.

# tuscany - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia
# Italy
# Italy

Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia

Sep 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,927 Views 12 Comments

Two bodies are still missing, 20 months after the cruise ship hit the rocks off the coast of Tuscany.

# tuscany - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright
# Italy
# Italy

VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright

Sep 17th 2013, 9:26 AM 16,574 Views 19 Comments

The cruise ship was pulled upright during a 19-hour operation.

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]

Sep 17th 2013, 7:18 AM 14,122 Views 20 Comments

“A perfect operation, I must say,” said one of the engineers after the cruise ship – on its side since January 2012 – was pulled upright overnight.

# tuscany - Saturday 12 January, 2013

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster

Jan 12th 2013, 3:23 PM 20,091 Views 26 Comments

Officials have promised that the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic, will be removed by September.

# tuscany - Monday 12 November, 2012

Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that's not stopping this lot
# Wet Wet Wet
# Wet Wet Wet

Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that's not stopping this lot

Nov 12th 2012, 9:58 AM 11,543 Views 11 Comments

Sure who doesn’t like a good swim when they’re on their holliers?

# tuscany - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany
# Venice
# Venice

Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany

Nov 11th 2012, 6:33 PM 17,453 Views 24 Comments

Floodwaters led to the evacuations after bad weather hit northern Italy this weekend.

# tuscany - Friday 26 October, 2012

You couldn't make it up - Pinocchio is the mascot for next year's cycling World Championships
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

You couldn't make it up - Pinocchio is the mascot for next year's cycling World Championships

Oct 26th 2012, 1:04 PM 2,586 Views 0 Comments

Oh…

# tuscany - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster

Jul 11th 2012, 9:47 AM 3,677 Views 20 Comments

Speaking on Italian TV, Francesco Schettino says he was sorry that 32 people died when his ship ran aground in January – but also blamed “destiny” for the tragedy.

# tuscany - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad

May 30th 2012, 8:31 AM 1,928 Views 23 Comments

The Wolves defender insists he was fit to play against Bosnia but was told to rest until he reached the training camp in Italy.

# tuscany - Monday 13 February, 2012

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins

Feb 13th 2012, 2:35 PM 1,458 Views 6 Comments

Plans to empty the cruise ship’s fuel tanks were first delayed by the search and rescue operation for victims and then by bad weather.

# tuscany - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Search for Costa Concordia missing called off
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Search for Costa Concordia missing called off

Jan 31st 2012, 3:30 PM 2,506 Views 4 Comments

Concerns for the safety of rescue workers have prompted Italian authorities to call off the search for the 16 people unaccounted for after the cruise ship capsized.

# tuscany - Monday 30 January, 2012

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m

Jan 30th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,413 Views 10 Comments

A group of six people are launching a multi-million euro lawsuit against the owner of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, saying that the experience will ‘never leave’ them.

# tuscany - Sunday 22 January, 2012

WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:18 PM 6,780 Views 10 Comments

Police have released incredible footage from inside the stricken ship, as a 13th body was found inside today.

# tuscany - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 4:57 PM 3,603 Views 5 Comments

The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.

# tuscany - Friday 20 January, 2012

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain

Jan 20th 2012, 3:04 PM 3,408 Views 4 Comments

The search for survivors was suspended again today after the ship shifted overnight

# tuscany - Thursday 19 January, 2012

How could the Costa Concordia be salvaged?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How could the Costa Concordia be salvaged?

Jan 19th 2012, 12:10 PM 8,798 Views 6 Comments

The ship’s size, danger of leaking fuel and damage to the hull are all factors to consider when working out how to move the Costa Concordia.

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading

Jan 19th 2012, 8:13 AM 1,681 Views 1 Comment

The search for survivors was suspended yesterday because the ship had moved in the water.

# tuscany - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues

Jan 17th 2012, 8:08 AM 1,975 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Italian environment minister has expressed concern that the ship could start leaking oil.

# tuscany - Monday 16 January, 2012

In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 16th 2012, 9:06 AM 10,068 Views 1 Comment

An investigation has been launched into the ship running aground as the search for survivors continues.

# tuscany - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship
# Italy
# Italy

Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship

Jan 15th 2012, 3:53 PM 4,269 Views 1 Comment

The discovery of two more victims on board the Cost Concordia has brought the death toll from the tragedy to five.

Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner

Jan 15th 2012, 7:54 AM 4,809 Views 8 Comments

The South Korean newly-weds were removed from the half-submerged ship 24-hours after it ran aground.

# tuscany - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast
# Italy
# Italy

Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast

Jan 14th 2012, 7:32 PM 12,111 Views 16 Comments

The captain of the Costa Concordia and one other crew member have been detained by police following this morning’s tragedy off the Italian coast.

Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, 3 bodies found
# Accident
# Accident

Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, 3 bodies found

Jan 14th 2012, 7:45 AM 11,735 Views 29 Comments

An Irish couple were on board the cruise liner but the DFA has confirmed they were not hurt in the accident.