Italy News

Mici signs first franchise agreement and hires growth manager

Mici Handcrafted Italian, a 6-unit Denver-based fast food chain, signed its first franchise agreement, which also marks its first move outside Colorado, and hired a new executive to oversee the chain’s expansion. Matt Stanton is stepping down as Director of Development for WellBiz Brands, a franchisor of health and wellness …

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Italian tycoons seek allies in battle for Generali’s next CEO

Two Italian tycoons who are Generali’s main investors are looking for allies after joining forces to try to have their say on the choice of the insurer’s next chief executive, according to a document released on Friday. Construction magnate Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone and eyewear billionaire Leonardo Del Vecchio unveiled a …

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Egypt follows investigation into death of national in Italy

Egyptian Immigration Minister Nabila Makram stressed that the Egyptian government is closely monitoring the progress of the investigation into the death of 30-year-old Egyptian citizen Islam Eid. Italian authorities found Eid dead outside a farm, about 4 km from the Italian town of Lodi. Minister Makram contacted Eid’s family, who …

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Baseball: Israel beats Italy 11-5 to reach gold

Team Israel beat Italy 11-5 in the European Baseball Championships semi-final match in Avigliano, Italy. The Israeli team beat all odds as well as a powerful Italian national team led by iconic Hall of Famer Mike Piazza. Blue and White responded with his own icon: 41-year-old pitcher Shlomo Lipetz, who …

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Milan crack down on No Vax protests

No Vax protester banned from marching in Milan. Milan’s ‘No Vax’ protests against covid-19 vaccinations reduced by city questore or the police commissioner Giuseppe Petronzi, reports the Italian news agency ANSA. Anti-vaccines have been banned from parade at future events which are to take the form of a “static” assembly …

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Fall for the mysterious Italian autumn wines

This week, I will take readers on a journey of three surprisingly intertwined mysteries. One is a season, another an ancient civilization, and the third a historically important style of wine. These three mysteries are near and dear to my heart. The words winter, spring and summer all have their …

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