Tag: ITALY

Euro 2020 experiment proves a hit on the pitch, less so off it

It began with Italian celebrations in Rome and ended with Italian celebrations at Wembley. This European Championship finally concluded with Italy‘s penalty shoot-out win over...

Fans go from euphoria to despair as England falls short

So close. It took just a few weeks to undo decades of pessimism for England fans, persuading millions that the team could defy decades of...

Vatican: Pope to deliver Sunday blessing from Rome hospital

The Vatican says Pope Francis is walking, working and has celebrated Mass at a Rome hospital where he also will deliver his weekly Sunday blessing...

3 arrested in Italy funicular crash; clamp deactivated brake

Police in northern Italy have made three arrests in a cable car disaster that killed 14 people By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press May 26, 2021,...

Italy imposes lockdown measures as cases spike across Europe

By Jason Horowitz A year after Italy became the first European country to impose a national lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the...

Facing new Covid wave, Italy heads back into lockdown

Schools, restaurants, shops and museums are expected to close across most of Italy from next week, after Prime Minister Mario Draghi warned Friday of a...

Why Rahul Gandhi skipped Congress 136th foundation day event | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s absence at the party’s 136th Foundation Day celebrations triggered a row on Monday. While senior party leaders defended their...

Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one...

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany on Tuesday becomes the latest European country to launch a smartphone app that seeks to break the chain of coronavirus infection...

U.S. to unveil voluntary self-driving testing data-sharing effort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. auto safety regulators will unveil on Monday a voluntary effort to collect and make available nationwide data on existing autonomous vehicle...

Crunch time for China’s robot startups as pandemic brings pain and opportunities

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – With glowing blue eyes and trusting feline features, a new robot cat by Chinese startup Elephant Robotics seems happily oblivious to...

Italians embrace coronavirus tracing app as privacy fears ease

ROME (Reuters) – Italy, the first major European country to roll out a smartphone app to trace COVID-19 infections that does not rely on a...

Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps

MUEHLBACH AM MANHARTSBERG, Austria (Reuters) – European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact...

Automaker trade backs U.S. on effort to weaken fuel efficiency rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group representing many major automakers on Friday backed the Trump administration’s decision to weaken Obama administration fuel efficiency standards but said...

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks took a hit and the Chinese yuan weakened on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on...

Shares lose footing, oil marches on

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity markets slipped on Thursday on concerns about the long-term impact of the new coronavirus and simmering U.S.-China tensions, though those worries...

Supplier restarts flow of critical truck parts to Detroit automakers

TOLEDO, Ohio (Reuters) – Dana Inc (DAN.N), a key supplier of truck parts to Detroit automakers, restarted its Toledo plant Monday on a single shift,...

Thyssenkrupp in talks with rivals over steel business: source

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) – German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) is in talks with international rivals about consolidating its loss-making steel business, a person familiar with the matter...

Temporary layoff schemes no cure-all in slow COVID recovery

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Temporary unemployment schemes operating across Europe could struggle to save the jobs of leisure and travel sector workers facing drawn-out or partial...

Italian PM Conte says Fiat Chrysler entitled to seek state-backed loan

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday that Fiat Chrysler was entitled to apply for Italy’s state-backed loans because the automaker...

The Covid Riddle: Why does the virus wallop some places and spare others?

By Hannah Beech, Alissa J. Rubin, Anatoly Kurmanaev and Ruth Maclean The coronavirus has killed so many people in Iran that the country has resorted...

BNP Paribas says revenue resilient despite equity trading hit

PARIS (Reuters) – BNP Paribas’ profit fell by a third in the first quarter, as the coronavirus crisis hit equity trading and prompted the euro...

Roche wins U.S. nod for COVID-19 antibody test, aims to boost output

(Reuters) – Roche (ROG.S) has won emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to determine whether people have...

Roche gets U.S. FDA emergency use nod for COVID-19 antibody test

(Reuters) – Roche Holding AG received emergency use approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to help determine if...

Wall Street uniform to get a new accessory – the face mask

HONG KONG/PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – Face masks, temperature checks and packaged sandwiches could all become part of the daily routine for bankers as their employers work...