Brussels to Rome: stop discriminating against foreign professors

A long campaign by foreign academic staff in Italy to obtain equal pay and conditions with their local counterparts received an unexpected boost after the European Commission ordered an end to this “discrimination”. In a forcefully drafted formal notice, the committee informed Italy that its treatment of a group of …

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COVID-19 RNA molecules discovered in Italy before pandemic

02:12 A landmark study in Italy found molecular evidence of COVID-19 circulating as early as mid-September 2019, five months before the country’s first official clinical diagnosis. Researchers at the University of Milan retested samples from patients with “measles-like” symptoms and found ribonucleic acid (RNA) from the virus in a patient …

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Rome mayor may fail second round

ROME (AP) – Italian center-left forces, led by Democrats, claimed victory on Monday in Milan and other mayoral races in major cities while securing a second-round berth in Rome, where the Mayor of the 5-star populist movement Virginia Raggi has faced a stinging defeat, according to the partial vote count …

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