Politics


Archbishop Zuppi rallies against “Free hand-outs”

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Antonio Patuelli_President-ABI

Religious leaders attend Conference of Christian Entrepreneurs. Archbishop Matteo Zuppi criticized the proposal for citizenship income. In his usual politeness, the archbishop made it clear that the social doctrine of the Catholic Church contemplates the dignity of man through fulfilment as a person and not through subsidies. “What today serves the man,” explains the prelate, […]

2 Bolognese real life heroes

Monday, December 31st, 2018
Medal of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

Morgantini & Mucci honoured by President Mattarella The two Bolognese were among 33 people honoured in the Quirinale by President Sergio Mattarella. One is the founder of the Cucine Popolari, and the other is the policeman who came to the aid of those during the huge firebomb on the bridge at Borgo Panigale. They put […]

Mimmo Lucano awarded Honorary Citizenship

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Errani Facebook post

City council approves a proposal by PD Francesco Errani “Today the City Council of Bologna has approved my proposal to confer honorary citizenship of the city of Bologna to Mimmo Lucano, mayor of Riace,” Errani proudly announced. The PD municipal councillor announced the news across all the social networks and it quickly spread to the […]

More police officers heading for Bologna

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Police officers on 'the beat' in Piazza Maggiore

Viminale announces: “They will be operational by February.” Carabinieri numbers will also be increased 21 more police officers to be exact will soon arrive in the city and province. The announcement was made at the Viminale with an official note in which it further explains that by next February 174 new police officers in total […]

Tourism tax increases

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
Tourists in Piazza Maggiore

Tax set to rise to 6%. “We will lose customers” The Municipality aims to increase the tourist tax, ie the tax payable by tourists who sleep in the city’s accommodation facilities. The goal is to raise it from 5%-6%, but above all they plan to eliminate the system used by hotels and B&B’s (this relates […]

9,000 Mobike trips a day

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Account suspension for cheaters! The company is thinking of ‘punishing’ those who privatize the orange bikes, for example by parking them in the backyard or by locking them Mayor Virginio Merola appealed to users by saying, “Many use the bike sharing, should not park the bikes badly.” Then there was a further warning launched by […]

Carabinieri Check Vaccine Certificates

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Protests kick off in Bolognese schools PD rejoices after amendment freezes the so-called flexible vaccine programme in the Milleproroghe. By Alexandra Patton New Requirements Carabinieri del Nas are carrying out checks in Emilia-Romagna schools. The checks verify the authenticity of the documentation for children’s vaccinations. Of the few institutions audited so far, no anomalies or […]

‘Solidarity Income’ already paid to 20,000 people

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

8,000 families have benefited, among them many single people and underpaid workers. Criteria changes lead to increase in the amount of the monthly contributions Bonaccini and Gualmini: “Nobody must fall behind, Res is a new pillar of regional welfare” There are about 20,000 people and 8,000 families in Emilia-Romagna who have obtained Solidarity Income (Res) to […]

A new political party is born!

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Volt Team Italia

The first Italian pan-European party takes to the field The left is struggling to regroup and Italy is without real opposition. The country is at the mercy of Matteo Salvini’s outbursts and the existential uncertainties of Luigi Di Maio and the intense bickering taking place inside the Democratic Party. On Saturday, July 14, a group […]

Left coalition seeks to reinvent itself in #my2cents

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Former PD senator Sergio Lo Giudice

After disastrous elections PD reaches out Led by former senator Sergio Lo Giudice, the PD has simply had enough of division and in-house bickering, which many obviously point out helped cause their near-annihilation election after election. On their dedicated Facebook page ‘Retedems’, are encouraging a more grass roots perspective – aka the Movimento 5 Stella: […]