Greece makes history as the first Orthodox Christian nation to pass legislation allowing same-sex marriage. Italy remains the sole nation in western Europe not allowing same-sex marriages.
Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani calls for the creation for an EU army. This is not a novel proposal, yet it remains an elusive goal of the EU.
Italy has signaled its intent to withdraw from the Belt and Road Initiative, yet this does not mean and end to its relationship with China.
Italy is once again being overwhelmed with migrants trying to reach Europe. The EU promises help yet time will tell if this will be the case.
Tradition is everything in Italian cuisine and the nation refuses to budge. Lab grown meat will not be allowed to be produced within the EU member state without a hefty financial penalty.
While people are not always keen on internet challenges, the ten second challenge in Italy is raising awareness about an important issue. Sexual harassment is not always handled properly. Italy has now had yet another court case where even thought a defendant admitted guilt, he was not prosecuted due to the judge excusing the crime for a flimsy reason.