Jun 7, 2015

3,500 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Nearly 3,500 migrants were rescued Saturday from 15 boats off the coast of Libya, Italy’s coast guard said. The boats — nine wooden boats thought to be converted fishing vessels and six large rubber dinghies — were all found drifting around 45 miles (70 ...

Court bans UberPOP car service in Italy

May 27, 2015

Court bans UberPOP car service in Italy

An Italian court on Tuesday ordered UberPOP to shut down within two weeks in the latest in a series of legal challenges and protests across Europe against the ride-sharing service. The popular but controversial taxi app for mobile phones puts customers in touch with ...