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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Italy probe into 1997 theft of Klimt’s Portrait of a Woman reopened

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:12pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome New fingerprint clue to stolen portrait More than 17 years since it was stolen from a gallery in northern Italy, Gustav Klimt's Portrait of a Woman is reportedly once again the subject of a police inquiry after technological advances led to the case being reopened. The oil painting, believed to date from 1916-1917, was stolen from the Ricci-Oddi gallery ...

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    Sell us to Switzerland, says disillusioned lobby in Sardinia, Italy

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Cagliari Failure to shake Rome brings call for autonomy that backers say would bring benefits all round Sell us to Swiss, says disillusioned Sardinian lobby In Italy, restive regionalism and sporadic separatist pushes are nothing new. But the secessionist spirit has never manifested itself in quite the way that a small group of activists is advocating ...

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    Rome spared bankruptcy by federal bailout

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 06:49pm by The Guardian in Rome

    ... The Guardian in Rome Matteo Renzi’s government’s last-minute cash injection comes after earlier deal to plug 816-million-euro budget shortfall was scrapped Decadent and in decline, its beauty imperilled by physical and moral decay, the Rome portrayed in Paolo Sorrentino’s film La Grande Bellezza could end up giving Italy a yearned-for win at the Oscars on Sunday night. ...

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    Italian PM Enrico Letta resigns as party leader Renzi withdraws support

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 01:05am by GDN

    ... party last April. According to opinion polls, it is not a move many Italians support, despite their approval of Renzi himself. Reuters, Associated Press, The Guardian ...

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    Matteo Renzi, the golden boy of Italian politics about to take power

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 02:48pm by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Matteo Renzi, bold and with a touch of arrogance, awaits a tap on the shoulder so he can set about lifting Italy out of its economic quagmire Golden boy who scrapped his way to the top In 1994, the year that Silvio Berlusconi won his first general election, a bespectacled 19-year-old with luxuriant hair and an earnest expression appeared on one ...

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    Lampedusa video of naked migrants causes storm of protests in Italy

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 08:50pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Rome Men filmed standing outdoors in the cold on Lampedusa waiting to be sprayed for scabies Video of naked migrants causes storm of protests Video film appearing to show migrants at the reception centre on Lampedusa standing naked in the open air while waiting to be sprayed for scabies has provoked a storm of protest in Italy. Broadcast by the Rai 2 television ...

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    Italy's chestnut market hit by China imports and deadly wasp, expert says

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 09:55pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Farmers worry about foreign crop passed off as local and a wasp that kills off trees Chinese imports hit Italian chestnuts Italians fearful of copycat Chinese imports killing off demand for their prized homegrown delicacies have added another culinary touchstone to the danger list: the chestnut. The venerable castagna, once an essential foodstuff for poor ...

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    Amanda Knox defence lawyers to focus on DNA evidence in retrial

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Fresh DNA tests in Knox retrial A court hearing Amanda Knox's second appeals trial yesterday accepted a request to run additional DNA tests on the presumed weapon in the murder of Meredith Kercher. The judge agreed to test one DNA trace not previously examined because it had been deemed too small. A court-ordered review in the first appeals trial discredited DNA ...

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    Mayor of Venice plans canal safety crackdown after tourist dies

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Mayor proposes safety measures, including drugs testing and mobile phone ban, after German tourist killed as waterbus crushes gondola Venice plans canal crackdown The death in Venice this month of a tourist in a gondola that was crushed by a waterbus has prompted the city's mayor to crack down on the chaotic congestion on the Grand Canal. Joachim Vogel, ...

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    Italy's lower house chooses journalist as new speaker

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome 'Grillini' make show of refusing perks, but reveal little interest in drafting key power-sharing deal Journalist chosen to be new speaker Laura Boldrini, ... in the chamber found a drinking fountain issuing what the M5S terms "public water", but was dismayed to see it had to be drunk with a plastic cup. Additional reporting by The Guardian ...




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