‘Get vaccinated’: Italian virologists urge caution over Omicron Covid variant

‘Get vaccinated’: Italian virologists urge caution over Omicron Covid variant

High-profile health experts in Italy said the new Covid-19 variant is likely to be more contagious, but stressed that further studies are needed.

Central and southern Italy brace for storms and heavy snow

Central and southern Italy brace for storms and heavy snow

Italian word of the day: ‘Schivare’
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Italian word of the day: ‘Schivare’

EXPLAINED: How will Italy’s Covid restrictions change in December?
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EXPLAINED: How will Italy’s Covid restrictions change in December?

Italy confirms first case of new Covid Omicron variant

Italy confirms first case of new Covid Omicron variant

What travellers from Europe need to know about new Covid entry rules in UK

What travellers from Europe need to know about new Covid entry rules in UK

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

Most healthcare systems in Europe offer a good level of care. But which countries spend the most money on healthcare? Which do well in independent ratings? And which regions have the best life expectancy?

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How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

Imagine it: You’re standing on a gently sloping hillside, looking out on a majestic snow-capped mountain ridge. The morning air is crisp, the subtle scent of heather mixing with the earthy peat. These are the Scottish Highlands - and you own a part of it, as a laird (lord) or lady.

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EXPLAINED: Where do you now need to show a Covid green pass in Italy?
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EXPLAINED: Where do you now need to show a Covid green pass in Italy?

The rules around where, when, and now what kind of green pass is required in Italy have changed repeatedly in recent weeks. Here's a complete list of the current contexts in which you’ll need a Covid health certificate.

Italian hotels protest new Covid green pass requirement

Italian hotels protest new Covid green pass requirement

Italy to impose ‘super green pass’ Covid restrictions on unvaccinated

Italy to impose ‘super green pass’ Covid restrictions on unvaccinated

UPDATE: Italy tightens Covid green pass rules on public transport

UPDATE: Italy tightens Covid green pass rules on public transport

EXPLAINED: How Italy just made it easier to access essential paperwork online
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EXPLAINED: How Italy just made it easier to access essential paperwork online

Italy’s government has launched a new national platform allowing residents to download official records, including residency and marriage certificates, for free online instead of queuing up at the comune. Here's how to use it.

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

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

Five of Italy’s most magical Christmas markets in 2021
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Five of Italy’s most magical Christmas markets in 2021

Even though Covid cases are rising in Italy, most of the country's Christmas markets will open to spread some festive cheer. Here's what you need to know about visiting some of our favourites.

What are the ten ‘best’ places to live in Italy in 2021?
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What are the ten ‘best’ places to live in Italy in 2021?

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

‘Why I decided not to change my surname in Italy after getting married’
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‘Why I decided not to change my surname in Italy after getting married’

Reader question: How likely is a UK-Italy agreement on driving licences?
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Reader question: How likely is a UK-Italy agreement on driving licences?

The window is closing fast for Brits living in Italy who use a UK driving licence. Many readers have contacted The Local to ask whether Italy and the UK are closer to making a post-Brexit agreement to allow Brits living in Italy to exchange their permits.

Christmas travel between Italy and the UK: What not to pack in your suitcase

Christmas travel between Italy and the UK: What not to pack in your suitcase

Reader question: Will Italy consider scrapping the 90-day limit for Brits?

Reader question: Will Italy consider scrapping the 90-day limit for Brits?

Brexit: What can Italy’s British residents do about passport stamps?
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Brexit: What can Italy’s British residents do about passport stamps?

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

From a famous Tuscan villa on the market to an important deadline if you have a second home in Italy, catch all the Italian property news you may have missed in The Local's weekly roundup.

Why now is the ‘best’ time to buy property in Italy
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Why now is the ‘best’ time to buy property in Italy

The parts of Italy where house prices keep rising despite the pandemic
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The parts of Italy where house prices keep rising despite the pandemic

How Italy’s building bonus uncertainty is causing headaches for homeowners
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How Italy’s building bonus uncertainty is causing headaches for homeowners

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)
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How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

Imagine it: You’re standing on a gently sloping hillside, looking out on a majestic snow-capped mountain ridge. The morning air is crisp, the subtle scent of heather mixing with the earthy peat. These are the Scottish Highlands - and you own a part of it, as a laird (lord) or lady.

Denmark does not rule out new travel restrictions after Omicron variant detected

Denmark does not rule out new travel restrictions after Omicron variant detected

Denmark

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent
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The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

France seeks EU deal with Britain on illegal immigration

France seeks EU deal with Britain on illegal immigration

France

Everything that changes in Germany in December 2021
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Everything that changes in Germany in December 2021

Germany

Central and southern Italy brace for storms and heavy snow

Central and southern Italy brace for storms and heavy snow

Italy

Norwegian government and Socialist Left Party agree on 2022 budget

Norwegian government and Socialist Left Party agree on 2022 budget

Norway

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