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Looking for a book in English? Thats not a problem these days. Theres Feltrinelli International in Via Orlando, theres Feltrinelli in Largo Argentina, theres Mel in Via Nazionale, theres the big bookshop at Stazione Term...
The Coop group is one of the leading food retailers in Italy and as its president, Aldo Soldi, proudly reminded those gathered for the 150-year celebrations last year of the first consumer cooperative in Italy (founded i...
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Im obviously delighted. Its one battle we have won! exclaimed Irma Tobias Perez from the Philippines, one of the four non-voting immigrant councillors elected to the Rome city government last spring. The battle had flar...
Below is a vivid and moving account of how the tsunami hit the north and east coast of Sri Lanka exactly a month ago. The description, sent in an e-mail to St Pauls within-the-Walls church in Rome by one-time parishioner...
An early start today to visit the wild and spectacular heart of Italy, the Abruzzo, to the east of Rome. The commuters rush past in their thousands on their way to work, but the 07.45 train from Rome to Pescara is very p...
The transport commission of the European Union has opened an enquiry into the proposed 1,2 billion recapitalization needed to save Italys state flag carrier Alitalia from closure. The enquiry wants confirmation that the...
The second stage of restoration work on the romantic gardens at the Villa Sciarra on the Janiculum hill in Rome has been completed. Trees that did not feature in the original planting and any trees that are unsafe have b...
Sunday 16 January. A traffic block was imposed in several Italian cities in an attempt to cut smog levels. A slow goods train was derailed near Varese, the second train accident in a week. Omert was broken in Naples, w...
The Rome city council, in conjunction with two city transport companies, Atac and Trambus has inaugurated a new service to help the homeless in the winter months. Two coaches go around the city at night giving out blanke...
About 4,000 people die annually in Italy of air pollution related complications, according latest findings in a study by the Italian National Cancer Research Institute of Genoa. The research carried out from 1996-2002 c...
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The 2005 edition of the six nations rugby championship begins again in early February. Italy will be playing three matches at home in Rome at the Stadio Flaminio starting with the first match on Sunday 6 February against...
Thursday 20 January vehicles with licence plates ending in an odd number will not be able circulate in the fascia verde in Rome. This is the second Thursday when private traffic on the city roads in the "green zone", wil...
Closure of museums and archaeological sites, including the Colosseum, the Forum, the Baths of Caracalla, Palazzo Massimo and the Baths of Diocletian, is threatened on Thursday morning 20 January, while employees of the m...
When a new law on assisted reproduction for infertile couples passed through the Italian parliament in February 2004 it was fiercely opposed by left-wing politicians for being illiberal and anti- feminist. In the hope of...
Reconciliation will be among the key themes during the annual week of prayer for Christian Unity from 18-25 January. Prof Louis Weil will discuss the issue at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Via XX Settembre 7 on Thu...
Rome has a new superintendent for archaeology. After 28 years in this prestigious and often difficult position at the ministry of culture and fine arts, Adriano La Regina has been replaced by his colleague Angelo Bottini...
" Hes the Berlusconi of Thailand," quipped Geoffrey, an elderly British resident of Bangkok, comparing the Thai prime minister to his counterpart in Italy, Silvio Berlusconi. "Youve got to love or hate the Thaksin and a...
Cars and motorcycles will be banned from Romes streets on Sunday 16 January from 10.00 18.00 in a further attempt to cut pollution, which has reached dangerous levels in the city. The Sunday ban follows eleven days of...
The annual church service for the blessing of domestic animals will take place on Sunday 16 January in the church of S. Eusebio at Piazza Vittorio at 10.00. Everyone invited to take their pets along to the service and th...
Railway workers, responsible for safety on Italian rail tracks, are asking all railway workers to join them in a 24 hour strike from 21.00 on Sunday 16 January until the same time on Monday 17 January to protest at cost-...
The new term at Cinecitt Campus in Rome, starts on 17 January. This academy for young people who aspire to work in show business has created considerable interest in the six months that it has been open, according to its...
An 18th century edicola or small shrine, il Tempietto del Carmelo, in the Ghetto area of Rome has been restored to its former splendour. The shrine was originally built by a grocer in 1759 and attached to his house. It...
At the opening of the judicial year Italy's chief prosecutor, Francesco Favera, stated that 81 per cent of all reported crimes had gone unpunished in the first half of 2004. He also announced that there are currently nin...
This small paradise island 40 minutes by boat off the sheltered coastline of eastern Thailand in the lagoon-like Gulf of Thailand, is doomed for the same fate as the island of Phuket, wildly popular before it was struck...
Romes mayor, Walter Veltroni, has put the city councils information switchboard at the disposal of several organisations who arrange adoption at a distance, a system whereby individuals or groups can commit themselves...
I just wanted to do something useful, says Evelyne De Crescenzo, explaining her decision to sponsor eight-year-old Fiorella in Peru. Fiorella lives with her parents and four brothers and sisters but her family cannot aff...
Now that smoking has been banned from restaurants and bars, Italy has become one of the most radical of the European Union countries, in terms of no smoking. Only Italy and Ireland do not allow smoking in all public plac...
Romes school children, teaching and non-teaching staff have been asked to contribute at least 1 a head to build at least four schools in the tsunami-devastated areas around the Indian Ocean. The citys mayor, Walter Veltr...
The entrance to Trajans Markets in Rome, normally in Via IV Novembre will be moved to Trajans Column off Piazza Venezia for the whole of January while maintenance is carried out on part of the complex. The public will on...
Both All Saints Anglican Church and S. Susanna Roman Catholic church in Rome are collecting money for the Indian Ocean disaster. Money from all the English-speaking churches will be pooled for one project, to be chosen b...
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