Tag: Venice

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.

Venice hotel bookings at low ebb after post-flood cancellations

"It has been a real disaster," said Cristina Giussani, the head of shopkeepers' association Confesercenti.

Saving Venice’s ancient music

Notes, dissolving and fading forever.

Venice hit by another exceptional high tide; worst week in 150...

Reeling from devastating floods this week, Venice suffered another exceptional high tide on Sunday, with the water peaking at 150 cm (4.9...

Venice braces for another devastating high tide

Venice braced for another devastating high tide on Friday morning as the lagoon city struggled with the wreckage left by the biggest surge of...

Photos: Venice mayor to declare flood disaster after second worst high...

Venice's mayor prepared to declare the city a disaster zone on Wednesday after the second highest tide ever recorded flooded its historic...

Venice mayor declares disaster as city hit by second worst high...

Venice was hit by the second highest tide recorded in the lagoon city on Tuesday, which flooded its historic basilica and left...

Cruise ship collides with Venice tourist boat, injuring four people

A towering cruise ship collided with a dock and a tourist boat in Venice on Sunday, injuring four people and reigniting calls for large vessels to...

Photos: Cruise ship collides with tourist boat in Venice: four people...

A cruise ship collided with a dock and a tourist boat in Venice on Sunday, injuring four people, the local port authority said.MSC Cruises...

Italy’s Venice to charge admission fees for tourists

Venice council has voted to impose an entrance fee for visitors to help pay for the upkeep of the much-visited World Heritage Site in...