24/12/2021 04:50:00

Firefighters investigating death of 2-yr-old in Sicily

 The investigative unit of firefighters in the Sicilian city of Palermo on Wednesday was probing the causes of the short circuit sparking the blaze that killed the previous night two-year-old Ginevra Manganello.

Specialists are trying to determine whether the fire in an apartment in the town of Palma di Montechiaro, near Agrigento, was caused by an electric stove or the air conditioner, as initially suspected after the deadly fire was extinguished last night, investigative sources said.

Prosecutors in Agrigento have opened an investigation into the fire on manslaughter charges.

English News | 2022-05-23 04:00:00

The legacy of Falcone and Borsellino in Sicily 

 Thirty years after Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino were murdered on the order of mob boss Salvatore “Toto” Riina (1930-2017), virtually every corner of the Sicilian capital holds reminders of the judges who embodied...

English News | 2022-05-22 04:15:00

Sicily to give Parthenon fragment back to Greece

 The Sicilian regional government on Friday voted to permanently restore to Greece a fragment of the Parthenon that had been loaned to Athens in exchange for an ancient Greek statue of Athena which had come to a Palermo museum for four...