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Antonio Denti

Happiness, controversy and fear as Italy's schools finally reopen

14 Sep 2020

ROME After a six-month shutdown, the longest in Europe, Italy reopened most of its schools on Monday, testing the organisational skills of the government, the nerves of teachers and the self-control of excited students.

Mediterranean marine life flourished during lockdown, Italian coastguard finds

06 Jul 2020

LAZIO, Italy Marine life in the Mediterranean off Italy flourished during the coronavirus lockdown as water quality improved and species moved into spaces vacated by people and ships, the Italian coastguard has found. | Video

Virtual no more - real Michelangelo awes again in Vatican Museums

01 Jun 2020

VATICAN CITY If you've ever dreamed of being in the Sistine Chapel without feeling like you are craning your neck in a packed open-top tourist bus, now is your chance. | Video

Judo skills help Olympic champion through lockdown

05 May 2020

ROME Patience is a key element of judo and for Olympic champion Fabio Basile it is a virtue which has served him well over the last few weeks in Europe's longest lockdown.

Judo skills help Olympic champion through lockdown

05 May 2020

ROME, May 5 Patience is a key element of judo and for Olympic champion Fabio Basile it is a virtue which has served him well over the last few weeks in Europe's longest lockdown.

Coronavirus test negative for passenger aboard Italian cruise ship

31 Jan 2020

CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy A test carried out on Thursday on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise ship in Italy proved she did not have the new coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said. | Video

Coronavirus test negative for passenger aboard Italian cruise ship

30 Jan 2020

CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy A test carried out on Thursday on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise ship in Italy proved she did not have the new coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said. | Video

Activist Thunberg channels youth fury to U.N. climate summit

10 Dec 2019

LISBON/MADRID Teen activist Greta Thunberg reached Europe on Tuesday after a 21-day catamaran dash across the Atlantic for a United Nations summit where she will invoke the fury of global youth at politicians' foot-dragging over climate change. | Video

UPDATE 2-Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summit

06 Dec 2019

MADRID, Dec 6 Greeted by a group of singing young activists and the massed ranks of the world's media, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg arrived at the U.N. climate summit in Madrid on Friday, having taken a catamaran, train and electric car to reach the venue.

From prayer to boxing: Naples church offers jobless youths lifeline

20 Nov 2019

NAPLES, Italy Thwacks and thumps echo through the hallway of the 17th century church in a neglected Naples neighbourhood as 21-year-old Nico Rodrigues and 20 other youngsters go through their paces in the boxing ring.

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