Covid curbs Christmas spirits as Italy cancels festive events & bans midnight mass

After Italy recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, the prime minister has announced tough festive restrictions, banning midnight mass and implementing a curfew on New Year's Eve.

Covid curbs Christmas spirits as Italy cancels festive events & bans midnight mass
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Israel warns its citizens they may be targeted abroad by Iran following nuclear scientist's assassination

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Germany to slaughter 29,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak on poultry farm

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