Go-ahead for cyclists to ride against the traffic

Sunday, February 17th, 2019
cycle lane

Larghetti from Salvaciclisti (‘Save the Cyclists’). “Reform moves forward. The Municipality leans on the Government.” “In the centre we must and can live together. For example: in Brussels, where 95% of the streets in the old town have a two-way cycle path, only 5% of bicycle accidents happened on those roads. Whereas in Bologna, many […]

Arte Migrante in Zonarelli Centre

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Arte Migrante 4

Where cultures go to dance, sing and talk together By Caroline Hunt Arte Migrante is a program founded by Tommaso Carturan with the objective to bring people of varying cultures and social conditions together. This program is held every Wednesday night at Intercultural Center Zonarelli Bologna and has been functioning for about six years now. […]

Ridiculous Prices for Bottled Water in Hospitals

Monday, February 11th, 2019
Bottle water

Tomassini (Fdl): ‘It’s half price though in council buildings.’ For a half a litre bottle in Palazzo d’Accursio it costs 35 cents but at Sant’Orsola and Maggiore Hospitals it costs 60 and at Rizzoli it can even climb up to 70 cents. Tomassini is looking for a remedy and therefore asked the regional councillor for […]

Irnerio bus corridor causes umpteenth accident

Friday, February 8th, 2019
Buses, cars, motorbikes, foot and bicycle traffic make Via Irnerio particularly dangerous.

Woman crushed by bus in danger zone between traffic, Comune: “We’ll find a solution.” A 47-year-old woman who was invested by a bus in via Irnerio, at the intersection with via Mascarella, remains stable. Her life is apparently not in any significant danger, but she does risk losing a leg, which was crushed by the […]

AI to feature as new UniBo degree

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
AI degree coming to UniBo

Bologna University plans to introduce new degree for highly specialized figures on an international level The University of Bologna is ready to play a leading role at the international level in the realms of artificial intelligence. Starting from two important innovations: a new International Master’s Degree Course in Artificial Intelligence, which will start in the […]

Menegoi takes Arte Fiera 2019 to new heights

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Arte Fiera 2019

By Giorgia Ferro Definite appreciation for the 43rd edition of Arte Fiera, under the new directorship of the new artistic director Simone Menegoi, which took place from the 31st of January to the 4th of February. The five days of the exhibition of modern and contemporary art in Bologna, confirm positive results, for a fair […]

SETUP Contemporary ARTFAIR

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Tommaso Buldini

By Giorgia Ferro Founded in 2013 by Simona Gavioli, the independent Art Fair, Setup dedicated to emerging contemporary art, returned to animate the Bologna Art Weekdays from the 31st of January to the 3rd of February. Setup indicates the intentions of the fair: to set in motion a new process to rethink the art system. […]

Finanza Colonel arrested for prostitution ring

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Prostitution ring.

Alessio Costagliola is alleged to have exploited prostitutes Officers – colleagues of the Colonel – have been investigating Costagliola for months, silently hoping that the alleged crimes were not actually true. However, once they began to gather evidence of stalking and from the wiretaps, they knew they had enough to slap handcuffs on him. The […]

Bandits robbed pizza delivery staff

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
Firearms found on alleged robbers.

First vicious attack in August 2018 Three men aged 22, 27 and 30 were arrested for the harrowing nightmare that started back in August last year. Pizza delivery staff were targeted in a series of armed robberies usually carried out in the evenings. The three responsible are all Italian. On August 14, an employee of […]