Italy looks to non-EU migrants to plug gap in agricultural workforce

By |april 1st, 2020|agriculture, coronavirus, Italy, migrant workers, News, seasonal workers|

Giorgio Gori, the mayor of Bergamo, one of the worst hit cities from coronavirus, has called on the Italian government to speed up the issuing of the yearly decree that regularises non-EU migrant workers, as Italy is in desperate need for agricultural ...

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Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown until Easter as new cases fall

By |marec 31st, 2020|coronavirus, Italy, lockdown, News|

Italy's government on Monday (30 March) said it would extend its nationwide lockdown measures against a coronavirus outbreak, due to end on Friday, at least until the Easter season in April, as the number of new infections declines.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown until Easter as new cases fall

‘We have to eat’: Sicily police crack down on looting

By |marec 30th, 2020|coronavirus, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News, poverty|

Police with batons and guns have moved in to protect supermarkets on the Italian island of Sicily after reports of looting by locals who could no longer afford food.

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Italy papers slam ‘Ugly Europe’ over delayed economic plan

By |marec 27th, 2020|Antonio Tajani, coronabonds, coronavirus, EUCO, eurobonds, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, News|

The failure of EU leaders to come up with a joint economic response to the coronavirus crisis unleashed widespread criticism in Italy on Friday, with newspapers slamming Europe's foot dragging.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy papers slam ‘Ugly Europe’ over delayed economic plan

Italy coronavirus deaths pass 7,500 amid fears of spread to south

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News|

More than 680 people have died from coronavirus in Italy in the last 24 hours, the Civil Protection Agency said on Wednesday (25 March), as concerns grew that the disease was spreading more towards the south of the country.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy coronavirus deaths pass 7,500 amid fears of spread to south

Italy tries to prevent petrol pump virus shutdown

By |marec 25th, 2020|Italy, News|

Italy’s government is trying to broker a deal to head off a move by petrol station operators to close down pumps on the country’s motorway network due to the coronavirus epidemic. In a statement on Tuesday (24 March), three operator...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy tries to prevent petrol pump virus shutdown

COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

By |marec 24th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy and Finance Ministry, emergency, European Commission, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The financial crisis management tool of the eurozone countries must be activated without delay and without conditions, said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire before the Eurogroup meeting on Tuesday (24 March). EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

Italy’s coronavirus deaths slow, offering glimmer of hope

By |marec 24th, 2020|coronavirus, economic crisis, Italy, News|

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy was of 602 on Monday (23 March), the smallest increase for four days, while the number of new cases also slowed, raising hope that the most aggressive phase of the epidemic may be passing.

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Italy bans internal travel as a further 651 die from coronavirus

By |marec 23rd, 2020|coronavirus, Italy, News|

Italy banned travel within the country on Sunday (22 March) in yet another attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as data showed a further 651 people had died from the disease, lifting the number of fatalities to 5,476.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy bans internal travel as a further 651 die from coronavirus

‘From Russia with Love’: Putin sends aid to Italy to fight virus

By |marec 23rd, 2020|coronavirus, EU-bashing, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The Russian army on Sunday (22 March) began flying medical help to Italy to help it battle the new coronavirus after receiving an order from President Vladimir Putin, a goodwill gesture that Moscow labelled "From Russia with Love".

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