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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Prime Minister Mario Monti leads centrist grouping for election

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Rome Italian premier to head centrist grouping, while Pietro Grasso joins centre-left Democratic Party Monti, prosecutor join the election fray Italy's confused election ... with the centre-left Democratic Party. Monti told a hastily convened news conference the February 24-25 ballot list would carry the banner "Monti Agenda for Italy" or a similar slogan, even ...

  2. News - World - ITALY

    Italian officials resign after earthquake convictions

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 10:16am by Reuters in Rome

    ... Reuters in Rome Senior members of an Italian government disaster assessment body resigned on Tuesday, a day after seven scientists and officials were convicted of manslaughter for not giving adequate warning of the deadly earthquake in the city of L’Aquil ...

  3. Italy leave me with uova on my face

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... up, sunny-side down or rock hard. No matter the method. I had little choice but to order a super-sized helping and wear them all over my face after Italy beat Germany. That's what happens ... Spain of course. I think we would have beaten the Germans but I am worried about the Italians if they play like this,' said TJ. Granted, Italy had not lost in their seven previous ...

  4. Mad for Maddalena

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... central bench. This 19th century general was crucial in bringing together Italy's disparate city states into a unified country. The archipelago has treated Garibaldi as an adopted son after ... take a photo of us? We heard this island is the prettiest in Italy.' MED AND BOARD Getting there The nearest airport is Olbia, on Sardinia, accessible from several European cities. Bus ...

  5. Return of the beanbag

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Once considered a relic from the 1970s and 1980s, the beanbag is making a stylish comeback. The first beanbag was a simple teardrop shape, born out of the antidesign movement in Italy and created in 1968. During their height of popularity in the '70s, beanbags were only found in this shape and made of vinyl. But now there are totally new interpretations. 'The popularity ...

  6. News - World - ITALY

    Italy's Mario Monti weighs whether to run against Silvio Berlusconi in polls

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome PM to announce today whether he will run in polls or endorse parties opposed to Berlusconi Monti weighs political future after resigning Italy's president ... appointed 13 months ago to steer Italy away from a Greek-style debt crisis, stepped down on Friday after former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's party yanked its support for his technical ...

  7. News - World - ITALY

    Italy PM Mario Monti says he will resign soon

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 10:08am by Associated Press in Rome

    ... mandate, and consequently made clear his intention to resign” once Parliament passes a crucial budget bill soon. Political turmoil in Italy, mired in recession and trying to escape the euro-zone ... indicating on Friday that it could lower Italy’s rating if the recession endures well into next year, cited “uncertainty” over whether the next Italian government could stay the tough course ...

  8. News - World - ITALY

    Bersani leads after Italy centre-left primary

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the centre-left nomination one of the favourites to replace Mario Monti as Italy's next prime minister. All the most recent polls show the Democratic Party coming first in the general election. ... and political uncertainty in Italy, with a series of corruption scandals within the main parties sparking voter apathy and disgust with traditional leaders. Both men have said they will follow the broad ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Italy defiant ahead of contest with Rugby Union powerhouse All Blacks

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Italy out to conquer 'Everest' New Zealand have made sweeping changes to the side that beat Scotland 51-22 last week, but what some may see as a charitable move has not been designed to give the hosts a fighting chance in Rome. When it comes to Italy, still an emerging rugby power, and the All Blacks, two-time world champions and the most ...

  10. News - World - ITALY

    Verdict expected in Italy quake scientists trial

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 03:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in L’Aquila, Italy A court will hand down verdicts on Monday in the trial of six Italian scientists and a government official charged with manslaughter ... Italy’s top seismologist were called in to evaluate the situation. The then vice-director of the Civil Protection, Bernardo De Bernardinis, told reporters the seismic activity in L’Aquila posed ...




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