Me, go to a Nigerian church again? Never!

My story is funny but also not very funny. I am a Christian, do you hear me? I believe in Christ, I may not be the konk type but hey, I try and so does my wife. Ok, so my…

Venice becomes 1st city in the world to charge day trippers a tourist fee to enter

On Thursday, Venice, Italy became the first city in the world to charge day tourists a fee just to visit its historic canals and other attractions on peak days. The measure is designed to counter over-tourism and mitigate the deleterious…

Meloni’s alliance scores victory in south Italy poll

The right-wing alliance of Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has scored a victory in a regional election seen as a barometer of national opinion ahead of European elections in June. In Basilicata in southern Italy, centre-right candidate Vito Bardi was…

Germany’s Scholz to visit Pope Francis in first private meeting

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz plans to travel to Rome at the beginning of March to meet Pope Francis. The head of the Catholic Church would receive the chancellor in the Vatican on March 2, government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit announced in…

Italy’s premier slams Stellantis over reduced Italian footprint since Peugeot-FiatChrysler tie-up

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni slammed carmaker Stellantis, accusing it of weakening Italy’s industrial footprint since the merger of FiatChrysler and PSA Peugeot that created the world’s fourth largest automaker. As one of Italy’s top private sector employers, Fiat and its…

Venice to ban large tourist groups and loudspeakers

Venice is to ban loudspeakers and tourist groups of more than 25 people, in a bid to ease the impact of mass tourism on the Italian city. The new rules will come into effect from June, the city said in…

At least 3 killed after fire in hospital near Rome

A fire broke out in a hospital on Rome’s outskirts, killing at least three people and forcing the overnight evacuation of the smoke-filled facility and its patients, officials said Saturday. Patients in intensive care at St. John the Evangelist hospital…

Italy tells China it is leaving Belt and Road Initiative

Italy has officially informed China that it is quitting the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), dismissing fears the move might sour relations and damage the Italian economy, government sources said on Wednesday. Italy in 2019 became the first and so…

Italian PM Giorgia Meloni splits from partner after lewd TV comments

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said on Friday she had separated from her television journalist partner Andrea Giambruno, who has drawn criticism in recent weeks for sexist comments. Meloni told reporters last month she should not be judged over Giambruno’s…

Germany hits back at Elon Musk after he wades in on migrant debate

Germany has hit back at Elon Musk after the billionaire businessman waded into the country’s debate on migration. Musk reshared a post on the platform X, formerly Twitter, that criticized German NGO operations in the Mediterranean for “unloading illegal immigrants”…

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