Children are being encouraged to write a letter to elderly citizens living alone this Christmas to add a sparkle to their lives and help lift their loneliness.
The draft decree which has been approved by the Cabinet, is a bid to stop the festive season from fueling the third wave. Movement between regions will be banned from 21 December until Epiphany which is a national holiday on 6 January. People will not be allowed to transfer to their holiday homes, according to the Italian news agency ANSA.
The first hearing in the civil suit filed by the heirs of Daphne Caruana Galizia against the five men accused of involvement in her assassination had to be put off on Thursday as one of the five – Melvin Theuma – is yet to be served with a notice for summons.