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Italy's Triboo starts selling Chinese COVID-19 antibody tests

23 Apr 2020

ROME Italian digital services company Triboo said on Thursday it had started selling antibody tests for Covid-19 produced by China's SOBC Outdo Biotech, as Italy draws closer to easing the lockdown measures imposed to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

Road bridge in north Italy collapses, two suffer minor injuries

08 Apr 2020

MILAN A bridge on a normally busy provincial road in northern Italy collapsed on Wednesday but, with virtually no traffic due to the coronavirus lockdown, only two truck drivers suffered minor injuries, the fire brigade said. | Video

Coronavirus deaths fall again in Italy but lockdown extension looms

30 Mar 2020

ROME The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day on Sunday but the country still looked almost certain to see an extension of stringent containment measures. | Video

Stocks savaged, Italy on lockdown, Trump seeks to reassure as coronavirus spreads

10 Mar 2020

ROME All of Italy under lockdown, reeling financial markets and rioting prisoners made clear on Monday how the global coronavirus epidemic was extending its reach into all aspects of social and economic life. | Video

Italy may grant holiday from mortgage payments to soften blow from coronavirus

10 Mar 2020

ROME Italians hard-hit by a nationwide lockdown to combat Europe's worst outbreak of coronavirus could get a holiday from mortgage payments under a raft of measures to ease the economic blow from the epidemic, ministers said on Tuesday.

Italy to boost coronavirus measures to help households, small firms

10 Mar 2020

ROME Italy will boost measures to soften the economic impact of the coronavirus such as suspending the need to pay household bills, the industry minister said on Tuesday, calling for the European Union to change its rules to allow more government spending.

Italy pledges 'massive shock therapy' to face coronavirus impact

09 Mar 2020

ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte promised "massive shock therapy" to overcome the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, after his government shut off much of the country's industrial and business heartland to combat the crisis.

Italy poised to lock down Lombardy after coronavirus jump

07 Mar 2020

ROME Italy is set to impose a virtual lockdown on its wealthiest and most populous region, which includes the financial capital Milan, as part of tough new measures to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

High-speed train derails in northern Italy, two drivers die

07 Feb 2020

MILAN A high-speed train derailed in northern Italy in the early hours of Thursday, killing its two drivers, injuring scores of people and disrupting traffic on the busy line between Milan and Bologna.

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