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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Century-old mafia murder of US detective in Italy may be solved

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... New York detective who had gone to Sicily to gather intelligence on the mafia, was shot dead in the centre of Palermo. The identity of his killer remained a mystery. But in a conversation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539701/century-old-mafia-murder-us-detective-italy-may-be-solved
  2. News - World - ITALY

    Homeless squatters occupy Rome’s opulent Saint Mary Major basilica

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:06pm by The Guardian

    ... authorities, to do everything possible to assure that every family has a place to live." The group has turned down an offer from the Rome council to move to a disused conference centre, claiming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531921/homeless-squatters-occupy-romes-opulent-saint-mary-major-basilica
  3. News - World - ITALY

    Vatican furore over luxury flat for use of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:40pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Exposure of use of a stunning property as the retirement home for former key leader runs counter to the pope's demand for a simple life Vatican furore over luxury flat It sits on the roof of an old palazzo in the centre of Rome, surrounded by a broad terrace that affords breathtaking views across the city to the mountains. The penthouse retreat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523920/vatican-furore-over-luxury-flat-use-cardinal-tarcisio-bertone
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    Berlusconi’s ex-wife Veronica Lario in row over tabloid’s portrayal of women

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:18pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome After the magazine Chi criticised her looks, Veronica Lario blasted it on behalf of women Berlusconi's ex-wife at centre of tabloid row A row over the way older ... by Mondadori, controlled by the Berlusconi family holding company Fininvest and regularly attacks the centre-right leader's enemies, only served to rub salt in the wounds. Lario, who is reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1516321/berlusconis-ex-wife-veronica-lario-row-over-tabloids-portrayal-women
  5. News - World - ITALY

    La Scala opera house axes newly hired director over ‘conflict of interest’

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:55pm by AP

    ... the upcoming season that opens December 7, and immediately signs a resignation letter effective December 31, 2015. He must also agree to run any financial decision, including contracts with artists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1513657/la-scala-opera-house-axes-newly-hired-director-over-conflict-interest
  6. News - World - ITALY

    Venetians seek to buy Poveglia, ‘island of madness’ to foil luxury resort plan

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:47pm by GDN

    ... of Venice's centre-left mayor, Giorgio Orsoni, who was quoted as saying Venetians already had "too many luxury hotels" in the lagoon and didn't need another. With more than 7,000 Facebook supporters, the group has seen some financial success. Three hours after opening the donation process last Wednesday, it already had the €20,000 necessary to take part in the May ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1495269/venetians-seek-buy-poveglia-island-madness-foil-luxury-resort-plan
  7. News - World - ITALY

    Berlusconi ordered to community service in Italy tax fraud case

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:33am by AFP

    ... citizens' home run by the Catholic Church in a symbolic but humiliating punishment for tax fraud. The flamboyant billionaire, 77, will have to work at the centre "one day a week and for not less than four hours", Milan judge Pasquale Nobile De Santis said. The ANSA news agency identified the centre as the Fondazione Sacra Famiglia, a Church-run facility for disabled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483400/berlusconi-ordered-community-service-italy-tax-fraud-case
  8. News - World - ITALY

    Italian government in crisis as PM Letta fights calls to go

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 05:44pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Prime Minister Enrico Letta faces showdown with Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta faces a showdown with his own centre-left party ... On Thursday, Angelino Alfano, head of the New Centre Right party that supports his coalition, said Letta could count on a “loyal, correct and fruitful alliance” as long as he retained the backing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427176/italian-government-crisis-pm-letta-fights-calls-go
  9. News - World - ITALY

    Berlusconi’s latest political strategy: pet adoptions

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 07:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... scrambles to revive support for his centre-right Forza Italia (Go Italy) party, hit hard by his political downfall last year. An Ixe poll carried out for Rai 3 television on Saturday showed Forza Italia slip into third place behind the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) and the anti-establishment Five Star movement. Mass adoptions orchestrated by Berlusconi would mean “over 10 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1461081/berlusconis-latest-political-strategy-pet-adoptions
  10. News - World - ITALY

    Rome spared bankruptcy by federal bailout

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

    ... But off-screen and far from the glitz of Hollywood, the financial troubles of the eternal city – and the daily trials of its long-suffering residents – are no cause for celebration. On Friday, at the end ... is based, the decision sparked rage. In a furious outburst, the transplant surgeon-turned-centre-left politician said the capital risked a shutdown of public services as soon as next week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1438043/rome-spared-bankruptcy-federal-bailout

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