United States  

Italy

Country in southern Europe

Italy    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Italy: Country in southern Europe
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and is considered part of western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with Rome as its capital, the country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial enclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in Tunisian waters (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union.

1
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Protests in Italy as coronavirus curfews come into force [Video]

Protests in Italy as coronavirus curfews come into force

New measures imposed to curb coronavirus cases in Italy have led to outcry from business owners and demonstrations on the streets.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
European hospitals under pressure as COVID-19 patient numbers increase [Video]

European hospitals under pressure as COVID-19 patient numbers increase

As Belgium, Italy, and Portugal continue to record high numbers of the new coronavirus, pressure on health services is also increasing.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

How might the Six Nations pan out? [Video]

How might the Six Nations pan out?

The 2020 Six Nations will resume on Saturday. We take a look at how thingsmight pan out with Ireland hosting Italy on Saturday, followed by Walesentertaining Scotland, England visiting Italy and..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:12Published
Nearly 70% of Italians say Europe's climate response is insufficient, Euronews survey reveals [Video]

Nearly 70% of Italians say Europe's climate response is insufficient, Euronews survey reveals

Around two-thirds of respondents in France (64%), Germany (67%) and Italy (68%) agreed not sufficient action was being taken in Europe. UK respondents agreed but in lower numbers (57%).View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:19Published
Italy new Covid-19 measures: PM announces new curbs as daily cases hit 11,705 [Video]

Italy new Covid-19 measures: PM announces new curbs as daily cases hit 11,705

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:54Published
Coronavirus pandemic: Italy unveils new restrictions as daily infections climb [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Italy unveils new restrictions as daily infections climb

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:21Published
Coronavirus pandemic: Italian PM announces stricter measures to counter virus [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Italian PM announces stricter measures to counter virus

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 00:25Published
Italy loses quarantine exemption status [Video]

Italy loses quarantine exemption status

Italy, San Marino and Vatican City State have lost their exemptions from theUK’s quarantine requirements for international arrivals, the Department forTransport has announced.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published
Lily James concedes 'she makes mistakes all the time' amid Dominic West scandal [Video]

Lily James concedes 'she makes mistakes all the time' amid Dominic West scandal

Lily James admits she makes "mistakes all the time" but insists "it's best to follow your instincts... even if they're misguided" in an interview that dropped after she was spotted kissing her married..

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published
Italian authorities look into mystery of mothers' names engraved on aborted foetuses' graves [Video]

Italian authorities look into mystery of mothers' names engraved on aborted foetuses' graves

An investigation in Italy is trying to establish why the names of the mothers who had their foetuses aborted were engraved on crosses without their consent.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:57Published
Study suggests age does not contribute to COVID-19 susceptibility [Video]

Study suggests age does not contribute to COVID-19 susceptibility

Scientists have estimated that the age of an individual does not indicate how likely they are to be infected by SARS-CoV-2. However, the development of symptoms, the progression of the disease, and..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:30Published
'Mission: Impossible 7' resumes filming in Italy [Video]

'Mission: Impossible 7' resumes filming in Italy

Tom Cruise is back in Italy as he resumes filming 'Mission: Impossible 7.'

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published
COVID-19 photo exhibition in Rome is a moving tribute to Italians [Video]

COVID-19 photo exhibition in Rome is a moving tribute to Italians

Press photographers' images of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy have been put on display at an exhibition in Rome dedicated to Italian people

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:21Published
Italy makes masks mandatory outdoors as it extends state of emergency to 2021 [Video]

Italy makes masks mandatory outdoors as it extends state of emergency to 2021

Italy has one of the lowest per capita infection rate of coronavirus in Europe, but as one of the earliest countries hit hard by the pandemic, the government is keen to avoid a further rise in cases.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:38Published
Jaw-Dropping New Viewing Platform Lets You 'Float' 10,000ft Over Glacier [Video]

Jaw-Dropping New Viewing Platform Lets You 'Float' 10,000ft Over Glacier

A stunning new viewing platform lets you seemingly ‘float’ 10,000ft over a glacier. The ‘Ötzi peak 3251m’ construction is located in south Tyrol, Italy, on one of the peaks at the Schnals..

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
Storm Alex: France, Italy step up rescue efforts after floods [Video]

Storm Alex: France, Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:36Published
Boy's Tragic Suicide Linked To Possible Gruesome Online 'Challenge' [Video]

Boy's Tragic Suicide Linked To Possible Gruesome Online 'Challenge'

An 11-year-old boy in Naples, Italy, took his own life by jumping off a balcony at his family's home. According to Newser, his suicide has been linked to a possible online 'horror challenge' enticing..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published
Two dead, 24 missing in floods in France and Italy [Video]

Two dead, 24 missing in floods in France and Italy

Italian firefighters rescued 25 people stranded on a mountain pass that connects France to Italy.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:25Published
Two killed, 24 missing in severe floods in Italy and France [Video]

Two killed, 24 missing in severe floods in Italy and France

A storm hit southeastern France and northern Italy, leading to destroyed homes, bridges and blocked roads.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:36Published

You Might Like


A green puppy was born in Italy

The farmer who owns the pup appropriately named him Pistachio.
CBS News - Published

Coronavirus live updates: Fauci 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got COVID; cases surge in Italy as world reports more than 40 million cases

Pelosi says stimulus deal "depends on the administration." Fauci talks lockdown, vaccine on "60 Minutes." U.S. deaths near 220K. Latest COVID news.  
USATODAY.com - Published

US and Italy – current and former COVID-19 epicenters – are worlds apart in pandemic approach

From leaders on down, Italians have reacted very differently than Americans when it comes to COVID-19, including major mask-wearing.
USATODAY.com - Published

Renaissance-age “wine windows” reopen for business in Italy amid pandemic

A relic of Italian history has been revived by the coronavirus pandemic. A curious design feature seen on walls in some Italian cities is a little window that can discreetly open to serve food and..
CBS News - Published

A "Sunday Morning" in Florence 5/19

This week's "Sunday Morning" hosted by Jane Pauley, takes us to Tuscany, with stories on all things Italian – art and design, traditions and culture, fashion, food, music and entertainment, history..
CBS News - Published

Harry Styles Drives Sports Car, Speedboat for New Music Video

Here's Harry Styles whipping around in a fancy sports car and a super cool speedboat in Italy for a music video shoot ... which could double as his audition to be the next 007. The former "One..
TMZ.com - Published

Air Force mom sobs in son's arms at the hospital

Staff Sergeant Mason Conway flew from Italy to Tulsa, Oklahoma to surprise his mother who was recovering from a stroke.
USATODAY.com - Published

Italy launches "COVID free" flights

Rome Airport to provide COVID-19 testing before passengers board several flights.
CBS News - Published

Lewis Hamilton Demands Justice for Breonna Taylor At Tuscan Grand Prix

British racing star Lewis Hamilton made his feelings known Sunday at Italy's Tuscan Grand Prix ... he wants the cops who killed Breonna Taylor brought to justice. Hamilton wore a black t-shirt with the..
TMZ.com - Published

Today in History for September 12th

Highlights of this day in history: America faces the aftermath of the Sept. 11th attacks; Nazis rescue Italy's Mussolini; JFK confronts critics of his religion; Student leader Steven Biko killed in..
USATODAY.com - Published

Masks and social distancing at Venice opening

The 77th Venice International Film Festival kicked off Wednesday evening, with the premiere of family drama "Lacci" - the first Italian movie to open the event in 11 years. (Sept. 3)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Italy on nationwide lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

Italian authorities have imposed drastic measures to try to curtail the worst coronavirus outbreak in Europe. Public gatherings are banned, sporting events canceled and non-essential travel virtually..
CBS News - Published

3/10: CBSN AM

Italy on lockdown over coronavirus concerns; Florida officials concerned about outbreak impact on spring break
CBS News - Published

Covid-19 Live Updates and Tracker

A Minnesota man is the first person known to have died of Covid-19 after attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s former prime minister, tested positive for the virus.
NYTimes.com - Published

Boat Explosion in Italy Sends Woman Flying Through Air, Others Leap to Safety

A woman went flying into the air when a boat exploded in Italy ... and ya gotta see the video. The blast happened recently in the Italian port of Ponza, an island in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea,..
TMZ.com - Published

How did your country handle coronavirus? Americans, Brits have most negative responses

Less than half of Americans and Britons had a good impression of their government's handling of COVID-19 compared with 73% who gave good reviews in Denmark, Australia, Canada, Germany, the..
USATODAY.com - Published

Sun-seekers flock to beaches despite Italian virus rise

The Italian government is urging young people to wear masks, continue social distancing and wash their hands after a spike in new coronavirus infections. (Aug. 22)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Amanda Knox could face lengthy extradition battle

Amanda Knox says she’ll never return to Italy, but now that an Italian court convicted has convicted her of murdering her roommate - again - she may have no choice. CBS News legal analyst Rikki..
CBS News - Published

Italy's Mt. Etna erupts, no evacuations ordered

Europe's most active volcano, Italy's Mt. Etna, began erupting over the weekend. Charlie Rose reports.
CBS News - Published

Italy's "wine windows" are reopening amid the pandemic

The windows were used during the plague, allowing people to buy and sell alcohol without making contact.
CBS News - Published

Carnival's Costa Cruises to resume sailing from Italy in September amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Italian government has given permission for cruising to start up again during the coronavirus pandemic, so Costa will sail again in September.
USATODAY.com - Published

96-year-old WWII veteran graduates from college

Giuseppe Paterno, a 96-year-old World War II veteran from Palermo, Italy, just graduated from college – becoming the country's oldest university graduate.
CBS News - Published

Tourist Posing For Photo Damages 19th Century Italian Sculpture

Here's what happens when doing it for the 'Gram goes wrong -- a tourist in Italy damaged a 200-year-old sculpture while posing for a pic. The tourist, who hails from Austria, snapped off several toes..
TMZ.com - Published

Tourist damages 200-year-old Italian sculpture while posing for a photo

An Austrian tourist broke several toes off of the original plaster of the 200-year-old sculpture, “Paolina Borghese as Venus Victrix,” at the Museo Antonio Canova in Possagno, Italy. The man has..
CBS News - Published

For Liam Neeson and son, 'Made in Italy' was a family affair

Liam Neeson and son Micheal Richardson remember late wife and mother, Natasha Richardson. The two act opposite each other in new comedy drama, "Made in Italy." (Aug. 5)  
USATODAY.com - Published

AIDA Cruises cancels 2 of 3 August sailings after anticipated restart amid COVID-19 pandemic

German line AIDA Cruises will not restart operations this week after all. The cruise line's restart is being held up by its flag state: Italy.
USATODAY.com - Published

Two Columbus statues removed from Chicago parks

Two statues of Christopher Columbus that stood in Chicago parks have been taken down at the direction of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a week after protesters trying to topple one of the monuments to the..
USATODAY.com - Published

Surge in Covid Cases Driven Largely by States That Reopened Early: Live Updates

As President Trump pushes for schools to reopen, the country has set its fifth record in nine days. Florida set a new record for single-day deaths. Italy has made progress since its outbreak peaked.
NYTimes.com - Published

Peru overtakes Italy in total cases of coronavirus

Peru topped 240,000 total cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, surpassing hard-hit Italy, government data showed, even as the pace of infections has begun to moderate in the South American nation.
Reuters - Published

Italian nursing homes lacked tools for COVID-19 onslaught, survey shows

Italy's nursing homes, where the COVID-19 epidemic is believed to have killed thousands of people, did not have the equipment needed to protect staff or residents, a survey by the country's top health..
Reuters - Published

Italy reports 34 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, 210 new cases

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 34 on Tuesday, against 26 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases declined to 210 from 303 on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Extreme poverty in Italy was falling before coronavirus, survey shows

The number of Italian families living in absolute poverty decreased in 2019 after four straight years of growth, though there is still a significant problem in the underdeveloped south, data showed on..
Reuters - Published

AP Top Stories June 15 A

Here's the latest for Monday, June 15: Trump rally called 'dangerous move' in age of coronavirus; American sentenced to 16 years in Russia on spying charges; Italy tourism workers, nurses protest; Long..
USATODAY.com - Published

Italy death toll from coronavirus outbreak rises by 44 to 34,345

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 44 on Sunday, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the tally of new cases increased by 338.
Reuters - Published

Italy's coronavirus death toll rises by 78 to 34,301

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 78 on Saturday, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the tally of new cases increased by 346.
Reuters - Published

Astrazeneca wins coronavirus vaccine deal with Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands

British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Saturday it signed a contract with Italy, Germany, France and the Netherlands to supply Europe with a vaccine against the coronavirus, with deliveries starting..
Reuters - Published

Italy, Germany, France and Netherlands sign contract with Astrazeneca for COVID vaccine

Italy, Germany, France and the Netherlands have signed a contract with Astrazeneca to supply European citizens with a vaccine against the coronavirus, Italy's health minister said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Italy's PM says virus crisis should be opportunity to reform country

Italy cannot afford to return to normality after the coronavirus emergency but should turn the crisis into an opportunity to reform the country, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Slovenia to open borders for Italians, Montenegrins on June 15

Slovenia will open its borders for citizens of Montenegro and neighbouring Italy on June 15, the government said in a statement on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Italian prosecutors question PM Conte for three hours over coronavirus response

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was questioned by prosecutors on Friday about the country's response to its coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 34,000 people.
Reuters - Published

Protesters tear down Christopher Columbus statue in Saint Paul, Minnesota

A group of protesters pulled down a statue of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Thursday, the latest U.S. monument to be torn down amid nationwide demonstrations..
Reuters - Published

Families of COVID victims in hard-hit Italian city seek judicial probe

A group representing relatives of people who died of COVID-19 in Bergamo, one of Italy's hardest-hit cities, asked prosecutors on Wednesday to investigate possible criminal responsibility in the..
Reuters - Published

Italy weighs warships to Egypt deal after student murder

Italy has yet to approve the sale to Egypt of two warships made by shipbuilder Fincantieri, as the government weighs political considerations and analyses the deal, Italy's foreign minister said on..
Reuters - Published

Austria lifting checks at Italian border and for most EU arrivals

Austria is lifting checks at its border with Italy and ending quarantine requirements for more than 20 European countries as of June 16, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Greece, Italy sign accord on maritime zones in Ionian Sea

Greece and Italy signed an agreement on maritime boundaries on Tuesday, establishing an exclusive economic zone between the two countries and resolving longstanding issues over fishing rights in the..
Reuters - Published

Greece, Italy to sign deal on maritime zones: foreign affairs ministry

Greece and Italy will sign an agreement on maritime zones on Tuesday, the country's foreign affairs ministry said.
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus shutdowns prevented 60 million infections in the US, study says

The report also looked at lockdown measures in other countries including China, South Korea, Italy, Iran and France.
USATODAY.com - Published


 Page 1  〉