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EXCLUSIVE: Days before EU elections, Facebook is failing to flag inflammatory AI ads

The ads have racked up over a million views.

On Jun 6, 2024 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

Giorgia Meloni and President Biden shaking hands(l), Biden kissing her on top of the head(r)

Creepy or fascist?: Biden ignites debate after kissing Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni

‘What are we doing here folks, what are we even doing?’

On Mar 5, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Chiara Ferragni and Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni in front of red background

How a vocal Instagram critic of Italy’s prime minister’s fake Christmas cake charity drive led to a nationwide crackdown on influencers

Could a panettone promotion explain a new law?

On Jan 12, 2024 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

Tour boat gets stuck under a low bridge

‘I was terrified’: Traveler’s tour boat gets stuck under a low bridge

“Struggling to breathe watching this.”

On Dec 11, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

Woman with purse(l+r), Amazon sign(c)

‘I thought I was getting a good deal’: Woman says she bought ‘handmade’ purse in Italy thinking it was one-of-a-kind. She later found it on Amazon

‘It’s on shein too. $10 lol.’

On Dec 5, 2023 by Melody Heald

Giorgia Meloni

‘My relationship ends here’: Italian Prime Minister Meloni dumps her long-term boyfriend in Facebook post after inappropriate audio leaks

Meloni warned against anybody using the breakup to attack her in the post

On Oct 23, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

Italian bus drivers squeeze past each other on extremely narrow street

‘In a league of their own’: Italian bus drivers squeeze past each other on extremely narrow street

A TikTok video has gone after capturing the moment two Italian bus drivers squeeze past each other Italy’s narrow roads.

On Sep 28, 2023 by Jackie Ibarra

Roberto Vannacci speaking in front of grey curtain l) IL MONDO AL CONTRARIO book on Amazon (r)

An Army general self-published a racist tome on Amazon—it now tops the ‘Bestsellers’ list

The book is topping the chart online.

On Aug 30, 2023 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

Ridracoli Dam Italy

A water company wants to put conspiracy theorists on trial for claiming its dam killed 15 people

Conspiracy theorist may wind up in court.

On Aug 4, 2023 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

women walking as woman yells attenzione pickpocket (l) man with caption 'POV: you just found out the truth about 'ATTENZIONE PICKPOCKET' lady and now you feel weird about it' (c) women walking as woman yells attenzione pickpocket (r)

‘Attenzione pickpocket’ woman linked to right-wing group

‘SORRY WHAT ABOUT THE PICKPOCKET LADY??’

On Aug 2, 2023 by Sayou Cooper

travel influencer speaking outside with caption 'DONT GET ME WRONG I LOVE IT BUT BE SERIOUS THIS IS LITERAL MANUAL LABOR NOT VACATION' (l) Amalfi Coast with small city (c) travel influencer speaking outside with caption 'DONT GET ME WRONG I LOVE IT BUT BE SERIOUS THIS IS LITERAL MANUAL LABOR NOT VACATION' (r)

‘People like this are why the rest of the world hates American tourists’: Influencer’s rant about the ‘manual labor’ needed to visit the Amalfi Coast garners backlash

She also had issues with the infrastructure not being able to handle the tourism boom.

On Jul 13, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

woman holding Ron DeSantis sign with caption 'Attenzione pickpocket' (l) women walking (c) cat with head in purse with That One Sound From TikTok logo in bottom right corner (r)

‘Her impact’: Why everyone’s yelling ‘Attenzione pickpocket!’ on TikTok

TikTok is having fun with the sound. But it grew out of trying to address a real pickpocket problem in Italy.

On Jul 7, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

Customer explains she received a bite-size sandwich with just carrots for 7 euros

‘I was 100% against on principle and then you pulled out that mouse sized sandwich’: Tourist receives bite-size panini with just carrots for 7 euros

‘I’m going back for revenge.’

On May 16, 2023 by Phil West

Elly Schlein speaking into microphone in crowd

The Italian far-right wants you to believe Italy’s new Democratic party leader is the Antichrist

The attacks are outlandish.

On Mar 2, 2023 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

Giorgia Meloni

How the far-right is keeping Giorgia Meloni’s Wikipedia page free of any ties to fascism

Subtle, intentional omissions obscure Meloni’s true nature.

On Nov 30, 2022 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

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