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An Italian court has ruled that gay partners can legally be recognized as fathers

April 2017
An Italian court has ruled that gay partners can legally be recognized as fathers of their two surrogate children. A Trento court decided that both men can officially be named as the father though they are not biologically related. The court ruled...


Tunisian citizen expelled from Italy for national security reasons

April 2017
A Tunisian citizen has been expelled from Italy for national security reasons. The man who lived in Latina had been in contact with Anis Amri who was linked to last December’s attack on a Berlin Christmas market. The expulsion is the 153rd...


Italian tax police have searched the offices of the editor and two former managers of Il Sole 24

April 2017
Italian tax police have searched the offices of the editor and two former managers of Milan’s biggest financial newspaper, Il Sole 24. They are being investigated for allegedly issuing false corporate statements. The probe involves seven...


Sergio Mattarella saved Sabrina DeSousa from jail time

April 2017
Italian president Sergio Mattarella saved Sabrina DeSousa from jail time. He granted the former American CIA Agent a partial pardon, reducing her sentence from four years to three years without a need to serve a prison term. She had been convicted...


Archeologists discovered the remains of a walkway used by soldiers during the Middle Ages

April 2017
Archeologists working in Rome’s Coliseum discovered the remains of a walkway to the amphitheater used by soldiers during the Middle Ages. In the 12th century, the Frangipane family controlled the property which they converted into a fortress....


Pisa plans to encourage more tourism

April 2017
Pisa plans to encourage more tourism by adding a 165-foot-tall temporary Ferris wheel near its Leaning Tower. Construction is planned for this summer where a parking lot now stands. The wheel could become a permanent fixture based on its...


Italy has the lowest average of children per woman

April 2017
Italy has the lowest average of children per woman in the world. The much-concerning subject goes along with the equally troubling issue that Italy continues to ‘gray-up.’ About one-fifth of the population is over 65.  I...


Stolen Van Gogh's Recovered

March 2017
“There has been a burglary. The thief or thieves entered the building by the roof. Two paintings are missing. We are still searching the premises and we are still investigating the scene of the crime," a police spokesman told Reuters on...


The Little Flower of New York City - Fiorello LaGuardia

March 2017
Soprannominato “The Little Flower”, sia per via della traduzione letterale del suo nome che per la sua bassa statura, Fiorello LaGuardia è stato un gigante della politica statunitense. Figlio di un immigrato foggiano e di una...


Ghirardelli - How Sweet it is!

March 2017
In 1817, Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli was born in Rapallo, Italy. This area, near Portofino in the Liguria region of northern Italy, is a favorite winter locale for affluent Italians of the north. It’s home to about 30,000 people...


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