Spectacular bronze statue find in Italy to ‘rewrite history’
11 November 2022 | 2:01 pm
Dating back to the 2nd century BC, more than 20 bronze statues discovered during excavations in a thermal resort in Tuscany is one of the finds of the century.
The two men had their life sentences reduced to 22 and 24 years. They have argued that the pair of plainclothes officers they grappled with in a Rome nightlife area did not identify themselves as police.
A boat carrying over 100 people was forced to stay at sea for days looking for a port to dock at. They have now been allowed to land at a town in Sicily.
A 44-year-old man who was paralyzed from the neck down was the first to be authorized for medically assisted suicide. Having no independence left him physically and mentally like a "boat drifting on the ocean," he said.
An Italian energy firm says the Russian company is slashing its deliveries by 50%. France's gas operator says it has not received any natural gas from Russia via its pipeline from Germany for more than a month.
A large chunk of glacier broke loose and slammed into hikers on the Marmolada mountain in the eastern Dolomites, rescue services said. At least six people have been killed.
Rescuers are seeking survivors after an avalanche set off by the collapse of a glacier on Sunday. They're using thermal drones to try to identify body heat among the snow. But time is of the essence.
Algeria will supply "very big volumes of gas" to Italy through a $4 billion deal, President Abdulmadjid Tebboune said on Monday, hailing a "strategic partnership" with Rome during a visit by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
Ships in the Mediterranean Sea rescued stranded migrants trying to reach Europe, with the Italian island of Lampedusa facing a surge in new arrivals. Five migrants have been found dead, however.
Many farmers in the north are on the brink of financial ruin as the region suffers from the worst drought in 70 years. Italy's so-called "golden rice triangle" accounts for half of Europe's rice production. DW's Max Zander reports.
Pressure is piling on European governments as energy prices continue to soar. After Russia said it wouldn't deliver gas on its Nord Stream 1 pipeline until Western sanctions are lifted, Portugal announced a new support programme for households and Austria's chancellor presented a price cap on electricity. Pressure is also coming from the streets, with protests against rising prices in Germany and Italy. Plus, we look at sliced white bread's unlikely comeback in the UK.
The Italian and Spanish leagues have lagged behind others in western Europe, until very recently. Italy's top flight is now professionalized while Spain are breaking records. But a referees' strike is a black cloud.
Charismatic right-wing populist Giorgia Meloni is reaching for power in Italy, scoring points with simple messages and nationalist slogans. Her party’s fascist legacy has progressives worried.
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