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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

    ... The Guardian in Rome Alleged mafia boss claims his great-uncle murdered US detective Joe Petrosinoin 1909 Century-old Cosa Nostra killing may be solved Italian police believe they have solved one of the most notorious mafia murders in the history of organised crime, more than a century after it was committed. On March 12, 1909 Giuseppe "Joe" Petrosino, a celebrated ...

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    Homeless squatters occupy Rome’s opulent Saint Mary Major basilica

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

    ... The Guardian in Rome As more than 100 homeless people bed down in one of Rome's most opulent churches, pope's commitment to the poor is put to the test SQUATTERS OCCUPY PAPAL BASILICA Pope Francis' avowed commitment to the poor and the homeless is being put to the test by a group of out-of-work, homeless people who have bedded down amid the gold leaf and opulent ...

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    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 ...

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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 women are portrayed in the media has erupted in Italy, where the ex-wife of Silvio Berlusconi has emerged as a crusader against female objectification. Veronica Lario, who left the former prime ...

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

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

    ... The Guardian in Venice Venetians seek to buy lagoon island of Poveglia- which some claim to be haunted- to prevent it being turned into yet another luxury resort Battle on for 'island of madness' Andrea Barina, the owner of a no-frills restaurant on Venice's Giudecca canal, serves up mouth-watering plates of seafood antipasti and exquisitely fresh fish to a loyal clientele. ...

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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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    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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    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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    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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