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Italy (/ˈɪtəliː/ I-tə-lee; Italian: Italia [iˈtaːlja]...

wikipedia - 15 Dec 2017
Italy (/ˈɪtəliː/ I-tə-lee; Italian: Italia [iˈtaːlja] ( listen)), officially the Italian Republic (Italian: Repubblica italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.[note 1] Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2 (116,347 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. Due to its sh

Exiled Italian King's Remains Repatriated After 70 Years

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Dec 2017
A view of the chapel of San Bernardo inside the Basilica of the Vicoforte sanctuary, where the corpse of Queen Elena di Savoia was received and where the remains of King Vittorio Emanuele III of Savoia will be placed, in Vicoforte, near Cuneo in the ...

Homicide suspect agrees to extradition from Spain to Italy

Washington Post - 17 Dec 2017
MADRID — A Spanish court says that a man suspected of killing three people in Spain has agreed to eventually being extradited to Italy to face more charges of homicides and robberies. Spain's National Court said Sunday that Norbert Feher, a 36-year ...

Spain Arrests Suspect Wanted in Italy for Multiple Killings

TIME - 16 Dec 2017
(MADRID) — Spanish authorities on Friday arrested a homicide suspect wanted for months by Italy after three people were killed a day earlier in Spain, including two Civil Guards. Norbert Feher, a 36 year-old from Serbia, was arrested near Cantavieja ...

In Italy, #MeToo Is More Like 'Meh'

New York Times - 16 Dec 2017
ROME — The women took their seats behind each of the more than 600 desks in Italy's lower house of Parliament and listened to Laura Boldrini, the chamber's president, talk about how the “Weinstein scandal” had set off a worldwide reckoning with sexual ...

Italy bakes world's biggest Christmas cake panettone

The Straits Times - 17 Dec 2017
MILAN (AFP) - Forget mistletoe, Christmas is not Christmas in Italy without a slice of panettone - and festivities kicked off in Milan on Sunday (Dec 17) with free slices of the biggest Italian candied cake in the world. Weighing in at 140 kilogrammes ...

Hundreds call on France to welcome migrants crossing from Italy

africanews - 17 Dec 2017
Migrants who successfully cross the Mediterranean sea from places such as Libya to the southern tip of Italy — thousands have died trying to do so this year — often go north to a place called Ventimiglia, from where they try to slip across the border ...

Fly to Italy or Spain for $368 Round-trip This Spring

Travel+Leisure - 15 Dec 2017
If you're dreaming of an affordable European getaway, now is the time to grab your ticket. Right now, you can book cheap flights from major U.S. airports to Spain or Italy for super low fares. Most tickets include quick connections, or even nonstop ...

Gareth Bale to marry at haunted Italian castle next year

WalesOnline - 17 Dec 2017
The couple have asked Beyonce to be their wedding singer and are understood to have invited their families to a second “wedding day” which will be held in Wales next summer. The relative said: “They are having a home and away wedding but the one in ...

'Don't call me gay', says Italy designer Stefano Gabbana

Vanguard - 17 Dec 2017
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Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care

New York Times - 14 Dec 2017
ROME — Italian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday allowing adults to decide, in concordance with their doctors, their end-of-life medical care, including the terms under which they can refuse treatment. The law permits Italians to write living wills ...

Lovebirds wed in Italy

Independent Online - 16 Dec 2017
Durban - Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, India's most-watched couple, sealed their relationship with a wedding in Florence, Italy, among family and friends on Monday. “Today we have promised each other to ...

Amazon to pay €100m to settle Italy tax dispute

Financial Times - 15 Dec 2017
Italy's tax agency – known as Agenzia delle Entrate – said it reached an agreement with Amazon to settle outstanding tax claims covering the period between 2011 and 2015. According to a statement issued on Friday by the tax agency, Amazon will pay a ...

One of Italy's most wanted captured in deadly shootout in Spain

The Local Italy - 15 Dec 2017
Vaclavic, dubbed “Igor the Russian” and “Rambo” by the Italian press, evaded a massive manhunt across northern Italy, reportedly surviving by scavenging as he hid out in the countryside of Emilia-Romagna. He is wanted for the murders of Davide Fabbri ...

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