CORONAVIRUS : VIRAL POST SAYING ITALIANS ARE THROWING THEIR MONEY ON THE STREETS IS FALSE

With the number of dead and infected due to coronavirus rising by the hour in Italy, a pair of images showing currency notes littered all around is going viral on social media with the claim that Italians are throwing their money on the streets as it is useless to them now. Facebook user "Manish Dhawan" … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS : VIRAL POST SAYING ITALIANS ARE THROWING THEIR MONEY ON THE STREETS IS FALSE

ITAY’S MINISTER TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

A regional minister in Lombardy, the Italian region most affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, has tested positive for the virus. The Lombardy region said in a statement on Monday that the contagion concerns Alessandro Mattinzoli, 60, who serves as Commissioner for Economic Development. The region said the entire 17-member Lombardy regional government would undergo … Continue reading ITAY’S MINISTER TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Italy cancels street sweeping fine for Nigerian migrant

A council in northern Italy has cancelled a fine imposed on a Nigerian migrant for sweeping its streets without permission.  Local police in Mestre near Venice fined the man - whose name is Monday - nearly $400 (€360; £320).  After a public outcry, the authorities conceded that the punishment was excessive.  Money raised in an … Continue reading Italy cancels street sweeping fine for Nigerian migrant