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James Mackenzie

Wave of new COVID-19 cases crashes across U.S. and Europe as winter looms

27 Oct 2020

MILAN/CHICAGO The United States, Russia, France and many other countries are setting records for coronavirus infections as a tidal wave of cases washes over parts of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing some countries to impose new curbs. | Video

WRAPUP 1-Europe prepares for more pain ahead as COVID surges

26 Oct 2020

* Positive report on Oxford vaccine but UK warns "not there yet"

Italy orders bars to close early, shuts gyms as COVID cases surge

25 Oct 2020

MILAN Italy on Sunday ordered bars and restaurants to close by 6 p.m. and shut public gyms, cinemas and swimming pools to try to halt a rapid resurgence in the coronavirus that has pushed daily infection rates to new records.

Italy plans further curbs as coronavirus cases hit new record

25 Oct 2020

MILAN Italy reported another daily record for COVID-19 cases on Saturday as the government planned further restrictions to contain a resurgence of the pandemic, despite a second night of street protests against curfews ordered this week.

Italy unveils new COVID-19 restrictions as daily infections climb

18 Oct 2020

MILAN Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte gave mayors the power to shut public squares from 9 p.m. to halt gatherings as he unveiled a further package of measures on Sunday to try to halt a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases.

Genoa's new bridge puts spotlight on how Italy can manage recovery

04 Aug 2020

(This August 2 story corrects in paragraph 14 to show RINA Consulting worked with Pergenova but was not part of consortium) | Video

Two years after disaster, Italy sees hope in new Genoa bridge

03 Aug 2020

MILAN Italy opened a new motorway bridge in the northern city of Genoa on Monday, hailing a new beginning two years after the previous structure collapsed, killing 43 people, in one of the country's worst civil disasters in decades. | Video

Italy and Atlantia enter final round in motorway licence battle

13 Jul 2020

MILAN Italy's prime minister poured scorn on Monday on the latest proposals tabled by Atlantia to end a dispute over its road toll licence triggered by the deadly collapse of a motorway bridge in 2018.

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