A year ago the fatal stabbing of an Italian policeman at the hands of two American teens seemed cut and dried. Then the cops lied.
Since the start of the pandemic, the Kremlin has spun out the message that only it can save the world. But sometimes its lies are exposed for the bad jokes they are.
“It’s not blatant, in-your-face racism that you would see in America,” the writer Jordan Anderson observes of racism in Italy. “That doesn’t mean it’s better, just different.”
At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy, people were buried in haste as bodies piled up. Now families are fighting to recover the remains, but it may take years.
Italy was the first European country to lock down over the COVID-19 pandemic. Now it is the first to open its borders to the EU but no one is returning the favor.
As people try to emerge from the pandemic lockdown, antibody tests are crucial, and the Mafia says it can help you. But what the mob really wants is your contact tracing data.
All-star Italian chef Massimo Bottura runs one of the best restaurants in the world. We got him to share with us the meals that have mattered the most.