Crime and Court news / Politics / Transport

Campidoglio and Fiumicino, the twin disasters of Rome

On May a fire erupted in Terminal 3 of the Fiumicino Airport, causing huge disruption in the functioning of the airport which serves the Italian capital. The subsequent investigation recently led the Civitavecchia District Attorney’s Office to declare the whole airport not in line with the safety norms in force and at risk of being sealed … Continue reading

Crime and Court news / History of Italy / Tourism / Transport

The cursed Italian highway

Highway A3, a part of the famous “Sunny Highway” which was the symbol of the Italian recovery after World World II, connects Naples to Reggio Calabria. The section connecting Salerno to Reggio Calabria was given the green light by the Government in 1963 and was officially completed ten years later, but the result was a … Continue reading

Foreign relations / Politics / Transport

The embarrassing coverage of the Germanwings disaster in Italy

Disasters like the one of Germanwings flight 9525 will usually trigger an emphatic and emotive answer from Italy. This time, however, things were different. The rightist newspaper Il Giornale, belonging to Mr Berlusconi’s family, mocked Germany stating that the country had found in the suicide co-pilot “its own Schettino”. Having a nationalist tone, Il Giornale had resented … Continue reading