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Who will be the next pope?

Who will be the next pope? If you were to talk about who will be the next pope in the Vatican (but the question is ‘not...

New variety of olive tree is resistant to olive tree blight

A new variety of olive tree is resistant to the xylella bacterium that has wiped out millions of trees in southern Italy. The first...

Tom Cruise is back in Rome

Tom Cruise is back in Rome Tom Cruise is back in Rome as Ethan Hunt for his latest Mission Impossible, a film that is scheduled...

Who will be the next pope?

Who will be the next pope? If you were to talk about who will be the next pope in the Vatican (but the question is ‘not...

New variety of olive tree is resistant to olive tree blight

A new variety of olive tree is resistant to the xylella bacterium that has wiped out millions of trees in southern Italy. The first...

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Who will be the next pope?

Who will be the next pope? If you were to talk about who will be the next pope in the Vatican (but the question is ‘not...

New variety of olive tree is resistant to olive tree blight

A new variety of olive tree is resistant to the xylella bacterium that has wiped out millions of trees in southern Italy. The first...

Italy deploys city buses as smog monsters

Four buses have been operating in Italy since this week that, thanks to a filter installed on the roof, "eat" smog and purify the...

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Over the hump

OVER THE HUMP Others read fiction books, we read the Italian newspaper. It offers inspiration and suspense. I read today about a bus driver from...

Who will be the next pope?

Who will be the next pope? If you were to talk about who will be the next pope in the Vatican (but the question is ‘not...

Who will be the next pope?

Who will be the next pope? If you were to talk about who will be the next pope in the Vatican (but the question is ‘not...

James Bond Spectre Tour

JAMES BOND SPECTRE Follow in the tracks of James Bond in the film “Spectre” during his nighttime car chase in Rome. From the comfort of...

Sanremo Festival never bores

(2003) Following an annual song contest, National or European, on TV is one thing, but five nights in a row the Sanremo Music Festival (officially:...

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Ik heb een (nogal drukke) Calabrese dochter. Ze is kind van Cosenza, een stad in het noorden van Calabria. Het was tijd om op...

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Genoa’s new bridge must cannot collapse Almost two years after the disaster with the Morandi viaduct in Genoa, its successor was inaugurated beginning August. Steel,...

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Database is at the heart of the Italian art squad A database with data on 1.3 million stolen art objects is the heart of the...

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Venice keeps feet dry thanks to the Moses Dam The first plans for a flood defence date back to the sixties. Today the Venetians take...

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Trias familia Nothing is like the Italian family. You know them, don't you? That's one of those families where 'mummy' is the centre of attention....

Raphael in Rome is once in a lifetime

Raphael in Rome is once in a lifetime He was the most beloved artist of his time. He died young, at the age of 37, and...

Float through Fellini’s Subconscious with 8½

Float through Fellini’s Subconscious with 8½ A Film Review   8½ is one of Federico Fellini’s most famous films, released two years after La Dolce Vita, in...