Italy tightens Covid green pass requirements for hairdressers and shops

Italy tightens Covid green pass requirements for hairdressers and shops

As the requirement to show a Covid-19 heath certificate at hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons comes into effect on Thursday, the Italian government is planning to extend the rule to other businesses.

EXPLAINED: How do Italy’s presidential elections work?
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EXPLAINED: How do Italy’s presidential elections work?

Trains delayed in southern Italy after 4.3-magnitude earthquake shakes Calabria

Trains delayed in southern Italy after 4.3-magnitude earthquake shakes Calabria

Italian expression of the day: Ce l’ha con te
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Italian expression of the day: Ce l’ha con te

Italian hotel bars US actor Malkovich for expired Covid vaccine pass

Italian hotel bars US actor Malkovich for expired Covid vaccine pass

At a glance: What Covid-19 rules are now in place in Italy?

At a glance: What Covid-19 rules are now in place in Italy?

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

People across Europe are finding a wide range of ways to help create a more sustainable world through their power as consumers. From shopping locally to the apps that help you cut out food waste and much more besides, here are five ways your consumer habits can help create a better world.

EXPLAINED: Three ways you could become an Italian citizen

EXPLAINED: Three ways you could become an Italian citizen

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

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Italian property roundup: Best time for Americans to buy and a private island on sale
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Italian property roundup: Best time for Americans to buy and a private island on sale

Fancy owning your very own slice of Sicilian paradise? From a private Italian island on sale to why now might be the best time for Americans to buy property in Italy, catch all the Italian property news you may have missed in The Local's weekly roundup.

UK appoints Edward Llewellyn as new ambassador to Italy

UK appoints Edward Llewellyn as new ambassador to Italy

EXPLAINED: Has Italy’s Omicron wave peaked?
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EXPLAINED: Has Italy’s Omicron wave peaked?

Rome’s €471m villa with Caravaggio fresco fails to sell at auction

Rome’s €471m villa with Caravaggio fresco fails to sell at auction

How Italy’s building ‘superbonus’ has changed in 2022
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How Italy’s building ‘superbonus’ has changed in 2022

Budget 2022: Which of Italy’s building bonuses have been extended?
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Budget 2022: Which of Italy’s building bonuses have been extended?

Italy lifts Covid travel ban on arrivals from southern Africa

Italy lifts Covid travel ban on arrivals from southern Africa

The Italian government on Friday removed the travel ban in place for eight southern African states, which was imposed in November in response to the spread of the Omicron variant.

UPDATE: What are the Covid travel rules between Italy and the UK?

UPDATE: What are the Covid travel rules between Italy and the UK?

What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?
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What are the Covid rules in place at ski resorts across Europe?

UK government to relax Covid testing rules for arrivals from Europe

UK government to relax Covid testing rules for arrivals from Europe

Where, when and how to drink coffee like an Italian
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Where, when and how to drink coffee like an Italian

Italy's coffee culture is admired around the world, but it can be hard for the average foreigner to navigate its rules and norms. Here’s what you need to know to get your caffeine fix ‘all’italiana’.

Guardia di Finanza to Carabinieri – who does what in the Italian police force?
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Guardia di Finanza to Carabinieri – who does what in the Italian police force?

How do Italians eat spaghetti? The Local answers Google’s questions

How do Italians eat spaghetti? The Local answers Google’s questions

How Italy came to be Europe’s coffee capital
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How Italy came to be Europe’s coffee capital

The best events and festivals in Italy in 2022
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The best events and festivals in Italy in 2022

With the obvious caveat that much depends on the health situation and Covid-related rules in place, Italy has an outstanding variety of events on offer in 2022 for tourists and residents alike.

‘What I learned by moving our family from India to Italy’

‘What I learned by moving our family from India to Italy’

The Italian holiday calendar for 2022
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The Italian holiday calendar for 2022

Revealed: The best (and worst) Italian cities to live in for women

Revealed: The best (and worst) Italian cities to live in for women

Italy confirms UK driving licences remain valid in 2022

Italy confirms UK driving licences remain valid in 2022

British residents of Italy who haven't converted their licence to an Italian one can continue using their UK licences until the end of 2022, Italy’s government has confirmed.

Can I take Italian meat, cheese and wine into the UK in 2022?
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Can I take Italian meat, cheese and wine into the UK in 2022?

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

BREXIT: Italy extends UK driving licence use to end of 2022

BREXIT: Italy extends UK driving licence use to end of 2022

The cheap Italian properties buyers are choosing instead of one-euro homes
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The cheap Italian properties buyers are choosing instead of one-euro homes

Everyone has heard about Italy’s one-euro homes offer, designed to breathe new life into abandoned towns and villages. But there’s another affordable option that many foreign buyers find more interesting.

PROPERTY: House prices continue to rise in Italy amid pandemic

PROPERTY: House prices continue to rise in Italy amid pandemic

Italian property news roundup: Gucci’s house on sale and second home tax deadlines
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Italian property news roundup: Gucci’s house on sale and second home tax deadlines

Ten things to expect when renting an apartment in Italy
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Ten things to expect when renting an apartment in Italy

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