Virgin Galactic ‘neck and neck’ with Blue Origin in space tourism race

Virgin Galactic needs to launch area tourism flights from Italian spaceport

A suborbital area flight service for vacationers could possibly be launching from a spaceport in Italy inside a few years after Virgin Galactic inked an settlement with two of the nation’s largest aerospace firms. The settlement with Italy’s main personal area firm SITAEL, and ALTEC, a public-private firm owned by each the Italian Space Agency and […]

How a Place That Welcomed Migrants Turned Against Them

How a Place That Welcomed Migrants Turned Against Them

MACERATA, Italy — At the tip of his taking pictures rampage because the police closed in, Luca Traini climbed the steps of a Fascist-era monument, wrapped himself in an Italian flag and straightened his arm in a Fascist salute. He had shot and wounded six African migrants — from Ghana, Mali and Nigeria — on […]

Virgin Galactic plans to open a business spaceport in Italy

Virgin Galactic says that the partnership’s aim is to have a devoted area automobile positioned on the future Grottaglie Spaceport, which is able to serve each public efforts, like these initiated by the Italian Space Agency, in addition to non-public, business flights. Virgin Galactic has been testing its VSS Unity spacecraft over the previous few […]

Proof of Children’s Vaccinations? Italy Will Now Take Parents’ Word for It

Proof of Children’s Vaccinations? Italy Will Now Take Parents’ Word for It

The legislation was launched to boost the nation’s immunization protection after a measles outbreak in Europe that 12 months with greater than 14,000 circumstances. Italy, with over four,500 situations, was second solely to Romania within the variety of circumstances. The Five Star Movement says it needs the best doable stage of immunizations, but it surely […]

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Italian Police Break Up Ring That Illegally Dug Up Ancient Artifacts

ROME — The Italian police have dismantled a world ring trafficking in what prosecutors say are hundreds of historic artifacts illegally excavated in Sicily. Maj. Luigi Mancuso, in Palermo for the artwork squad of the Carabinieri navy police power, stated Wednesday that investigators had been contending that the archaeological digs had been commissioned by a […]

Malta Cracks Down on a Humanitarian Ship That Carried Migrants

Malta Cracks Down on a Humanitarian Ship That Carried Migrants

ROME — On Monday, it was Malta’s flip to get robust on immigration in Europe. Prosecutors introduced authorized fees in opposition to a nongovernmental group energetic within the rescue of migrants within the Mediterranean, arguing in a listening to that the captain of the Dutch vessel Lifeline had entered the nation’s waters illegally and lacked […]

Migration Deal in Europe Makes No Commitments. Victory Is Declared.

Migration Deal in Europe Makes No Commitments. Victory Is Declared.

Even because the leaders have been speaking right here on Friday, Libya’s Coast Guard stated that about 100 migrants have been lacking at sea, many feared useless after their boat capsized off the Libyan coast. The settlement additionally goals to restrict the function of nongovernmental businesses which were transporting migrants from off the Libyan coast, […]

In U.S. and Europe, Migration Conflict Points to Deeper Political Problems

In U.S. and Europe, Migration Conflict Points to Deeper Political Problems

LONDON — Major political conflicts are taking part in out each within the United States and in Europe over immigration and refugees. While the clashes may look related on the floor, and do in actual fact share a lot in frequent, they’re additionally completely different in refined however essential methods. A side-by-side comparability means that […]

9 Great Beaches, Recommended by T Editors

9 Great Beaches, Recommended by T Editors

Whether it’s a hidden cove on a faraway island or a sandy patch on the finish of the subway line, no place is as rife with recollections as a seaside you retain returning to. Here, T editors share their favourite sandy spots — from a Mexican oasis to a fantastically melancholic stretch of the New […]

How Long Can We Live? The Limit Hasn’t Been Reached, Study Finds

How Long Can We Live? The Limit Hasn’t Been Reached, Study Finds

Since 1900, common life expectancy across the globe has more than doubled, thanks to raised public well being, sanitation and meals provides. But new examine of long-lived Italians signifies that we have yet to reach the upper bound of human longevity. “If there’s a fixed biological limit, we are not close to it,” stated Elisabetta […]