Daily Express says AN URGENT drought emergency has been issued in Italy as Lake Como’s levels drop by 16cm in 72 hours.
The Guardian says Authorities detained Oscar-winning film director Paul Haggis on Sunday in connection with allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in southern Italy, Italian news media said, quoting local prosecutors.
Mystery as helicopter with seven onboard vanishes over Italy as search party desperately hunt for missing chopper
The Metro says RESCUE teams are frantically searching for a helicopter after it vanished over Italy with seven people onboard.
The Independent says a British base jumper has been killed after his parachute failed to open.
Euronews says the European Union’s Anti-Fraud office recommended this year that more than €500 million of EU funds be recovered.
The Independent says Airline passengers face further widespread disruption on Wednesday with industrial action in Italy adding to the expected dozens of cancellations.
BBC Sport says Lionel Messi and Angel di Maria shone as Argentina beat Italy at Wembley in the Finalissima – a renewal of the contest between the champions of Europe and South America.
The Daily Express says VENICE’S mayor has reacted with rage to graffiti on one of the city’s churches. Recently two US tourists were spotted swimming naked in a Venice canal.
The Independent says the Italian government has seized a luxury superyacht worth an estimated £570m that is believed to be linked to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
The Guardian says picnics have been banned and bins fenced off in a large swathe of northern Rome as health authorities move to contain the wild boar population after African swine fever was detected in a deceased animal.
Euronews says the EU’s institutions are no longer fit for purpose and need reforming if the bloc is to address the multiple crises it currently faces, according to Italy’s prime minister.
Daily Express says SPAIN, Italy, France and Greece could be set to follow in Portugal’s footsteps and axe the UK’s “third nation” status.
The Guardian says schools and other public buildings in Italy will be forbidden from setting their air conditioning to any setting lower than 25C from next month.
Arab News says PM Mario Draghi announced a deal on Monday to boost gas deliveries from energy heavyweight Algeria, as he steps up efforts to reduce Rome’s heavy reliance on Russian imports.
Daily Express says A PRO-PUTIN TV presenter has had his luxury Lake Como house set on fire.
The Independent says Italy missed out on the World Cup finals again after losing 1-0 at home to North Macedonia in their playoff semi-final on Thursday.
Sky Sports says Italy missed out on a second consecutive World Cup after losing 1-0 at home to North Macedonia, with Aleksandar Trajkovski scoring the winner in second-half stoppage time.
The Guardian says Italy’s former prime minister Giuseppe Conte is under pressure to clarify an arrangement under which Russia supplied aid to Italy early in the coronavirus pandemic.
Euronews says Italy has decided to ease some of its COVID-19 restrictions and will not extend the country’s state of emergency.
The Metro says for children fleeing war-torn Ukraine, starting school in an unfamiliar country, where there are language and cultural differences, is likely to be a tough experience.
The Metro says at least one person has died in Italy after a bus carrying about 50 Ukrainian refugees overturned.
Euronews says Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has announced that the country will lift its COVID-19 state of emergency on 31 March.
The Independent says a mayor in southern Italy is gearing up for battle after it was announced that 6,000 tonnes of refuse would be dumped in his municipality in the latest chapter of a two-year waste feud between Italy and Tunisia.
Aljazeera says Italy rescued nearly 600 people packed into overcrowded fishing boats in bad weather off the coast of Calabria.
The Metro says A fresh eruption of Mount Etna has sent a huge six mile long ash cloud into the sky above Catania in Sicily.
Arab News says A fire broke out on a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy on Friday with 288 people on board, the Greek coast guard said.
Italy goes Green in a historic vote, in which Italy has made protecting the environment part of the Italian constitution.
Italian anti-vax parents lose appeal over unvaccinated blood donor request for child’s heart surgery
The Independent says A judge in Italy has ruled against the parents of a two-year-old boy in urgent need of heart surgery after they demanded that doctors only use blood transfusions from unvaccinated donors.
Euronews says Italian President Sergio Mattarella has been sworn into office to serve a second 7-year term. He agreed to remain as head of state after the parties failed to agree on a successor.
The Guardian says Two ancient warrior helmets, metal fragments believed to have come from weapons, and the remains of a temple have been discovered at Velia.
The Independent says Pope Francis shared his support for tax collectors on Monday, saying they are vital for the functioning of a fair society and a “guarantee of equality”.
The Independent says 7 Bangladeshi migrants have died of hypothermia after crossing the Mediterranean on a boat from Libya towards the Italian island of Lampedusa
The Guardian says An American film-maker has been put on trial in Italy for “offending the honour or prestige” of an Italian prosecutor.
The Guardian says Four alleged members of the Nigerian mafia have been arrested in southern Italy after a young sex trafficking survivor spoke out against them.
The Metro says A nurse has been arrested in Italy, accused of offering fake vaccinations to help people defraud the country’s health pass system.