Tag: Lombardy

Italy’s far-right League hurt by response to coronavirus in heartland

The coronavirus crisis has left Italy's northern economic powerhouse a disaster zone and raised awkward questions for far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini's League party, which has dominated the region's politics for years.

Cases in Italy’s Lombardy rise by 2,500

The number of coronavirus cases in the northern region of Lombardy, which includes Italy's financial capital Milan, increased by some 2,500 on Thursday, regional governor Attilio Fontana said.

Italy’s Lombardy workers to strike for tougher coronavirus shutdowns

Unions in Italy's Lombardy region announced strikes on Monday to protect the health of their workers, saying a government decree temporarily shutting businesses due to the coronavirus emergency contained too many loopholes and exceptions.

Italy coronavirus deaths surge by 793 in a day, lifting total...

It is the highest daily increase since the outbreak emerged.

MAM urges government to ban flights from Northern Italy; Insists soft...

The association warned that failure to stop flights from Northern Italy would see MAM taking "whatever measure necessary to protect its members and the general public."

Quarter of Italy’s population under lockdown in Lombardy region

The decree includes the power to impose fines on anyone caught entering or leaving Lombardy until 3 April. It also provides for the banning of all public events, closing cinemas, theatres, gyms, discos and pubs. Funerals and weddings will also be prohibited and leave for healthcare workers has been cancelled.

Eat, drink and be merry

If ever there was a land with whom food and drink are synonymous, Italy is surely that country. Its rich and varied cuisine, ranging...