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News on Italy continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

52 min ago | USA Today

What's new in Italy in 2014

More than any other Western European country, travelers to Italy need up-to-date information to travel smart, saving both time and money.


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5 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Crime and Punishment in Italy

What's the punishment for a 300 million euro tax fraud? If you are in Italy and your name is Silvio Berlusconi it is about a week hanging out with people your age.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Silvio Berlusconi, Prison

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times of Israel

7 Italians charged over anti-Semitic site

After a lengthy investigation, seven people associated with the anti-Semitic website Holywar were charged in Italy this week with racial discrimination and defamation against a long list of public figures including Pope Francis.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Silvio Berlusconi

Fox 23

Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession

Pope Francis leads the Way of The Cross at the Colosseum on April 18, 2014 in Rome, Italy.


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Air Force Times

New company to handle shipping private vehicles

Some troops will have to drive farther to drop off and pick up their vehicles under the Defense Department's privately owned vehicle shipping program, with the closure of seven vehicle processing centers May 1. The closures are part of DoD's changes to the program that has been awarded to a new contractor, International Auto Logistics of Brunswick, ... (more)


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The Independent

Academic speaks out against 'Italianglo' - the use of English words in Italian language

Annamaria Testa says her compatriots should stop using words like 'flop', 'fashion' and 'baby' when there are better Italian alternatives Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Woman Accidentally Becomes Pregnant With Twins From Wrong Embryos

An Italian woman couldn't really rejoice over the news of her pregnancy with twins.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Science Daily

New city wall discovered at ancient Roman port

Researchers have discovered a new section of the boundary wall of the ancient Roman port of Ostia, proving the city was much larger than previously estimated.


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Kent Online

Italian waiter Joele Leotta 'suffered 100 injuries in brutal murder'...

A young Italian man was murdered in a "senseless attack of brutal, drunken violence" in which he suffered 100 injuries, a court has heard.


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International Business Times

'World's Most Haunted Island' for Sale in Italy; 5 Reasons Why No One Should Buy Poveglia

Italian government is auctioning off a 99-year lease for Poveglia, a 17 acres Italian island located between Venice and Lido in the Benetian Lagoon, a place better known as 'World's most haunted island.'


Related Topix: Travel, World News, Venice, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel,

Greenwich Citizen

Berlusconi: glad to help elderly as punishment

In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo Silvio Berlusconi attends the launch of a book "Sale, zucchero e caffe'" by journalist Bruno Vespa, in Rome.


Related Topix: Silvio Berlusconi, Europe, World News


Italy again pushes back balanced budget goal

Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan wrote to the European Commission this week, saying that because of Italy's stubborn economic crisis, it's now aiming for a balanced structural budget in 2016.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Silvio Berlusconi

Turkey may clinch bid to dismantle Italy shipwreck

Turkey may clinch a bid to dismantle the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italy's civil protection agency said on Thursday, adding that the decision on which port will be used will be taken in May. A view of the wreckage of the Costa Concordia cruise ship in the harbour of Giglio Port.


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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

School Kids Get Ride in Popemobile

Two schoolboys in the general audience at St. Peter's Square got the thrill of a lifetime Wednesday when Pope Francis gave them a ride in the popemobile.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ecology Global Network

Sestri Levante, Italy - by Maranatha Photography

After having lived in Canada, the United States and Australia, they returned to the village of Sestri Levante in Liguria, Italy, their majestic home town, nestled between the mountains and the sea.


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The Baltimore Sun

Anastasia is a taste of Italy in Fells Point

Fells Point is known for a lot of things - cobblestone streets, fun bars, seafood - but Italian fare is not among them.


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News Observer

Alfa heads to US in June with sporty $54,000 4C

Alfa CEO Harald Wester said Wednesday the company plans to ship around 100 4C sports cars to the U.S. this June.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Coupe, Alfa Romeo 4C, Alfa, World News


Exploring Life's Incurable Soiledness With The Father Of Italian Noir

Crime writer Giorgio Scerbanenco was born in Kiev in 1911, grew up in Rome and worked for decades as a journalist in Milan.


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ABC News

Detained Berlusconi Ally Taken Ill in Lebanon

A Lebanese security official says a longtime ally of former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi detained in Lebanon has been moved to a Beirut hospital after falling ill.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Europe, Silvio Berlusconi,

Restaurant review: Bigalora's wood-fired cucina brings Italy to Ann Arbor

It's far from the stone-paved streets of Teramo, but something about the new Bigalora restaurant in the Arbor Hills shopping center reminds me of the aesthetic of a modern trattoria in Italy.


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