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Actor Richard Gere summoned to testify against right-wing leader Matteo Salvini in Sicily migrant case

The leader of the Italy's right-leaning Lega party, Matteo Salvini, lashed out at the start of his trial for the alleged kidnapping of 147 migrants while he was interior minister.
Tags: Europe, News, Italy, Richard Gere, Sicily, Matteo Salvini

Matteo Salvini objects to Richard Gere as witness in kidnap trial

Italy’s far-right former interior minister goes on trial for refusing to let Spanish rescue ship dock in SicilyThe Italian far-right leader, Matteo Salvini, has criticised the approval of a Hollywood star as a witness in his trial on kidnapping charges for blocking the arrival of a migrant rescue ship.As the trial began on Saturday, the Palermo judge Roberto Murgia said all witnesses submitted by the parties would be allowed to testify, including the actor Richard Gere, who went on board the NGO...
Tags: Europe, Hollywood, World news, Migration, Italy, Refugees, Richard Gere, Palermo, Matteo Salvini, Roberto Murgia

Matteo Salvini: Right-wing Italy politician on trial for blocking migrant boat

The right-wing politician is charged with kidnapping and dereliction of duty, which he denies.
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Actor Richard Gere summoned to testify in Sicily migrant case

The leader of the Italy's right-leaning Lega party, Matteo Salvini, lashed out at the start of his trial for the alleged kidnapping of 147 migrants while he was interior minister.  
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Actor Richard Gere summoned to testify against right-wing leader Matteo Salvini in Sicily migrant case

The leader of the Italy's right-leaning Lega party, Matteo Salvini, lashed out at the start of his trial for the alleged kidnapping of 147 migrants while he was interior minister.
Tags: Cnn, Italy, Richard Gere, Sicily, Matteo Salvini

Matteo Salvini goes on trial for kidnap over blocked migrant ship

Rightwing former interior minister of Italy on trial for refusing to let Spanish rescue ship dock in SicilyMatteo Salvini, Italy’s rightwing former interior minister, has gone on trial charged with kidnapping for refusing in 2019 to allow a Spanish migrant rescue ship to dock in Sicily.It is the first trial to go ahead against Salvini for his actions preventing migrant landings while he served as interior minister from 2018 to 2019 in an uneasy coalition between the populist 5-Star Movement and...
Tags: Europe, World news, Migration, Italy, Refugees, Sicily, Star Movement, Matteo Salvini, Salvini, SicilyMatteo Salvini Italy

Navalny honoured, Regeni trial begins: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the coverage of the struggle for human rights and freedoms, from Russia to Yemen Continue reading...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, World news, Uganda, Colombia, Philippines, Italy, Global development, Poland, Brazil, Myanmar, Yemen, Alexei Navalny, Navalny, Coronavirus

Violence over Italy's strict Covid pass has ignited a national debate about fascism

Down a narrow, winding street in central Rome, golden cobblestones shine out from the footpath in front of homes, etched with the words: "Deportata Auschwitz" ("deported to Auschwitz").
Tags: Europe, News, Rome, Italy, Deportata Auschwitz

Italy: New Italian Class Action Regime Enters Into Force - DLA Piper

On May 19, 2021, the reform of the Italian legal framework on class actions finally entered into force.
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Italian flight attendants strip down to protest working conditions

Italy's new national airline, ITA Airways, took to the skies last week, but all is not well on the ground of Italian aviation.
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Covid live news: Russia’s daily deaths at record level for fourth day in a row; calls Italian care home deaths inquiry

Russia reports fourth straight day of record deaths, with 1,064 further fatalities; Amnesty calls for inquiry into Italy care home deathsUK Covid booster jabs could be brought forward as cases hit 52,000Zimbabwe’s older people: the pandemic’s silent victimsAustralia’s second-most populous city celebrates the end of lockdownNew Zealand sets 90% vaccination target before shifting from lockdownsSee all our coronavirus coverageOne thing regular readers will have noted is that I occasionally pop in t...
Tags: Europe, UK, Russia, UK News, World news, Australia news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Italy, World Health Organization, Melbourne, Amnesty, Coronavirus, COVID, Barcelona Institute for Global, lockdownNew Zealand

Oscars Race: ‘The Stranger’ Selected by Palestine as International Feature Candidate, Intramovies Takes Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Stranger,” a first feature by writer/director Ameer Fakher Eldin about a doctor going through an existential crisis in the occupied Golan Heights, has been selected as Palestine’s official entry in the International Feature Film category at the upcoming Academy Awards. Italy’s Intramovies has announced taking world rights to the pic shot on location which recently […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Awards, Global, Italy, Palestine, Oscars, Golan Heights, Intramovies, Best International Feature Film, Ameer Fakher Eldin, Zero to Hero

The hotel dog that saved its owner's life

Italy's Cinque Terre region was hit by a devastating flood in October 2011. But one hotelier's life was saved by his dog, Leo -- and they now run a popular hotel together.
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‘I need to work’: Italy’s green pass rule triggers rise in Covid jab uptake

Rule that pass must be presented to access workplaces forces hand of many vaccine-hesitant ItaliansCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAt the vaccination hub outside Termini train station in Rome, a steady flow of people have been turning up for their first Covid vaccine dose in recent days. The mood is begrudging. “If I didn’t have to do it, I wouldn’t,” said Rosanna Barbuto, a supermarket worker. Catalin, 41, who works in a factory, said: “I’m taking it because I need t...
Tags: Health, Europe, Society, World news, Rome, Italy, Vaccines and immunisation, Termini, Catalin, Coronavirus, Rosanna Barbuto

Violence over Italy's strict Covid pass has ignited a national debate about fascism

Down a narrow, winding street in central Rome, golden cobblestones shine out from the footpath in front of homes, etched with the words: "Deportata Auschwitz" ("deported to Auschwitz").
Tags: Cnn, Rome, Italy, Deportata Auschwitz

Largest triceratops ever unearthed sold for €6.6m at Paris auction

US collector ‘falls in love’ with 8-metre-long dinosaur found in South Dakota and reassembled in ItalyAn 8-metre-long dinosaur skeleton has sold at auction for €6.6m (about £5.5m), more than four times its expected value, to a private collector in the US said to have fallen in love with the largest triceratops ever unearthed.The 66m-year-old skeleton, affectionately known as Big John, is 60% complete, and was unearthed in South Dakota, in the US, in 2014 and put together by specialists in Italy....
Tags: Science, US, World news, US news, South Dakota, Paris, Italy, Dinosaurs, Zoology, John, Fossils

UK’s neighbours criticise Covid policies as cases begin to surge across EU

Several European nations have questioned British response but there are growing signs of fresh wave across continentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor the past several weeks, many western European countries have been eyeing Covid case numbers across the Channel with mounting trepidation. “Why does Britain have more than 40,000 Covid cases a day, and why is it the European country with the most infections?” asked Spain’s ABC, while France’s L’Express criticised “disas...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Abc, France, Germany, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, L'Express, Coronavirus

‘How to Survive a Plague’ Director David France’s COVID Vaccine Doc Scores Major International Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

A new film about the development, regulation and roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines from “How to Survive a Plague” director David France has scored a raft of international sales. Documentary specialists Dogwoof have sold the film — which will debut on HBO and HBO Max in 2022 — into Sky in the U.K., Germany and Italy; […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Germany, Global, Italy, Dogwoof, David France, How To Survive A Plague, HBO Max

Rome MIA Market Chief Lucia Milazzotto Steps Down to Head New Cinecittà Studios Marketing Unit

Rome’s MIA film and TV market chief Lucia Milazzotto is stepping down to head up a newly created sales and marketing unit of Italy’s Cinecittà Studios which is undergoing a radical revamp and looking to become continental Europe’s top production hub. The surprise announcement, made on Thursday by Istituto Luce-Cinecittà CEO Nicola Maccanico, comes just […]
Tags: Europe, News, Global, Rome, Italy, Cinecitta Studios, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Lucia Milazzotto, Nicola Maccanico, Head New Cinecittà Studios Marketing Unit

Harrison Ford Is Back On The Indiana Jones 5 Set Following Injury

The one and only is back in the saddle! I'm talking about Harrison Ford, of course, who was photographed returning to the set of "Indiana Jones 5" on October 18, following an injury that took him off the shooting schedule for some time.The 79-year-old legend was spotted giving his costar Antonio Banderas a bear hug on the set of the film in Italy on Monday, and both the "Star Wars" actor and the "Legend of Zorro" star appeared to be in great spirits and were seen smiling and laughing in the phot...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Ferrari, Ford, Italy, Harrison Ford, Antonio Banderas, Indiana Jones, George Lucas, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Logan, Mangold, James Mangold

Italy: Italian Sandbox: The First Window For The Submission Of Applications To Be Opened Soon - Hogan Lovells

Bank of Italy, Consob and IVASS launched the Italian Sandbox announcing the first call for submitting FinTech projects.
Tags: News, Italy, Hogan Lovells, Bank of Italy Consob

Rome mayoral election won by centre-left, exit poll suggests

Roberto Gualtieri has a clear lead over his rival Enrico Michetti of the far-right Brothers of ItalyExit polls in Rome’s mayoral election runoff indicate a clear advantage for the centre-left candidate over a contender from the far-right Brothers of Italy.Roberto Gualtieri, a former economy minister, was leading with between 59% and 63% of the vote shortly after polling stations closed on Monday, ahead of his rival, Enrico Michetti, who had between 37% and 41%. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Brothers of Italy, Roberto Gualtieri, Enrico Michetti, Brothers of ItalyExit

Italy: A Director's Waiver Of Remuneration Must Be Explicitly Stated - De Luca & Partners

The Supreme Court of Cassation, in its Order no. 21172/2021, established that a director's waiver of remuneration may be expressed by their conclusive conduct that unequivocally reveals their intention...
Tags: News, Italy, Partners, De Luca, Supreme Court of Cassation

Italy: Risks On The Web And Misuse Of The Company PC: Yes To A Dismissal Of The Employee - De Luca & Partners

The Court of Venezia, in its ruling no. 494/2021, stated that a company that suffered a cyber-attack and was forced to pay a ransom to recover stolen data can fire an employee...
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Italy: Compulsory "Covid-19 Green Pass" For Employees - De Luca & Partners

Decree Law No. 127 of September 21, 2021 (hereinafter, "Decree"), in force since September 22, has introduced the COVID-19 Green Certification obligation (hereinafter, "Green pass")...
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Italy: Compensatory Damages In Case Of Limitation Of The Workers Freedom Of Association (Newsletter Norme & Tributi N. 153 Camera Di Commercio Italo-Germanica – Vittorio De Luca, Elena Cannone) - De Luca & Partners

In judgment no. 20819 of 21 July 2021, the Joint Sections of the Italian Court of Cassation in confirming the decision on the merits, ruled that the clause attached to the airline cabin crew...
Tags: News, Italy, Partners, Court of Cassation, Workers Freedom Of Association Newsletter Norme, Tributi N 153 Camera Di Commercio Italo Germanica, Vittorio De Luca Elena Cannone De Luca

Italy: Lawful Suspension From Work And Pay Of Non-Vaccinated Healthcare Operators (Norme & Tributi Plus Diritto – Il Sole 24 Ore, 22 Juin 2021 – Alberto De Luca, Alessandra Zilla) - De Luca & Partners

With its order dated 19 May 2021, issued at the end of an interlocutory judgment, the Court of Modena held that suspension from work and pay of two non-vaccinated healthcare operators was lawful.
Tags: News, Italy, Partners, Modena, Alberto De Luca Alessandra Zilla De Luca

Italy: Refusal To Wear A Mask, Legitimate Suspension From Work And Remuneration (Guida Al Lavoro Of Il Sole 24 Ore, 9 July 2021 – Vittorio De Luca, Luca Cairoli) - De Luca & Partners

Health and safety in the workplace – worker's obligations – refusal to wear a mask – disciplinary relevance – legitimacy of suspension from work and remuneration
Tags: News, Italy, Partners, Guida Al Lavoro, Vittorio De Luca Luca Cairoli De Luca

Italy: Redundancy Fund For The Whole Workforce Takes Precedence Over Sick Pay But Does Not Suspend The Protected Period (Norme & Tributi Plus Diritto – Il Sole 24 Ore, 27 July 2021 – Alberto De Luca, Claudia Cerbone) - De Luca & Partners

Although the redundancy fund for the workforce (or a department) takes precedence over sick pay, the protected period continues to apply. This means that the dismissal of an employee who exceeded...
Tags: News, Italy, Partners, Alberto De Luca Claudia Cerbone De Luca

Italy: Green Pass To Access The Workplace Is Not Conceivable In The Absence Of Compulsory Vaccination (Guida Al Lavoro De Il Sole 24 Ore, N. 33/34 – Vittorio De Luca, Debhora Scarano) - De Luca & Partners

In an internal letter of the director general sent by e-mail to the directors of the system's local and sectoral associations, Confindustria expressed its favourable opinion on the Covid-19 green certificate...
Tags: News, Italy, Partners, Confindustria, Compulsory Vaccination Guida Al Lavoro De Il Sole, Vittorio De Luca Debhora Scarano De Luca

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