Health Mar 20Italy’s virus epicenter grapples with huge toll, some hidden
Provincial mayors are sounding an alarm that the virus-related toll fails to reflect a spike in deaths in the general population among those who have not been tested.
Health Feb 23Italy cancels Venice Carnival in bid to halt spread of virus
Italian authorities have announced they are shutting down Venice's famed Carnival events in a bid to stop the spread of the new virus, as the number of infected people in the country soars to at least 152, the most outside…
Health Feb 21Italy’s novel coronavirus cases rise to 17 as cluster emerges
The number of people in Italy infected with the new virus from China more than quadrupled Friday.
World Nov 17Time for hip waders: Venice sees record 3rd exceptional tide
VENICE, Italy — Venice was hit Sunday by a record third exceptional tide in the same week while other parts of Italy struggled with a series of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers to high winds to an out-of-season avalanche. Stores…
World Jun 02Cruise ship slams into tourist boat, dock in Venice
A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring four tourists and sparking new calls for placing restrictions on cruise ships in the famed but strained…