Italian granted sick pay to look after dog


Image copyright Alamy Image caption A judge ruled that the dog’s illness amounted to “serious or family personal reasons” for leave An Italian woman has won a legal battle for sick pay for time she took off work to look after her dog.The woman, an academic at Rome’s La Sapienza …

Actor Colin Firth gets dual British-Italian citizenship

British actor Colin Firth has become an Italian citizen, the country’s authorities have confirmed. His wife – film producer Livia Giuggioli – is Italian, making the Oscar-winning Bridget Jones star eligible for citizenship there. The 56-year-old now Brexit critic Colin Firth opts for Italian passport for ‘family reasons’

Man jailed over Italian man

Image copyright GMP Image caption Vincenzo Tavano was told he must serve at least 17 years A debtor who confronted his lender before grabbing his throat and choking him to death has been jailed for life. Giorgio Roncari, known as Giuseppe, was found dead in his flat in Blackburn Street, …

British Actor Colin Firth Becomes an Italian Citizen Following Brexit Decision

British actor Colin Firth has become a dual citizen of Great Britain and Italy after his home nation voted to leave the European Union. His wife Livia Giuggioli, who is Italian, has also applied for British citizenship. According the Associated Press Actor Colin Firth gets dual British-Italian citizenship

Columbus is still an Italian hero

For many of us Italian Americans, October is a time of celebration. The twelfth of October marks the day that Christopher Columbus landed in the new world, in the process uniting two worlds, that of western civilization and that of what would almost 300 years later become the United States …

An 11-year-old boy fell into an Italian volcanic crater. His parents also died trying to save him.

Three people — an 11-year-old boy and his parents — died after they fell into boiling mud in a volcanic crater in Pozzuoli, an Italian city not far from Naples. The family was visiting Solfatara, a shallow volcanic crater frequented by tourists, on Family dies after falling in volcanic crater …

Italian couple and son die at Solfatara volcano crater

A boy and his parents have died after falling into a volcanic crater at Solfatara near Naples. What happened is still unclear, but Italian reports suggest the drama unfolded when the 11-year-old walked into a prohibited area. When his parents tried to 11-year-old boy, parents killed in Italian volcanic field

11-year-old boy, parents killed in Italian volcanic field

Firefighters and police officers stand by an ambulance on the site where three people reportedly died when they fell into a crater in a steamy volcanic field in Pozzuoli, near Naples, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Italian news reports say an 11-year Italian couple and son die at Solfatara volcano …