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EU to warn France and Italy on budget plans

Under the EU’s new budget rules, adopted at the height of the euro zone crisis, the commission is required to send a budget back to its government within two weeks of submission if it finds “particularly serious non-compliance” with EU …

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dGenerate Imports Another Italian EDM Act

Fast-rising EDM artists Injustice have been signed by dGenerate Records, the label announced Tuesday. The duo starts on dGenerate’s roster with the release of their single “Whaat?” December 16. Injustice members Simone Fassina and Alberto Capovilla …
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The Wine Cellar: Chairman’s Selections highlight Italian wine values

With vested parties embroiled in relentless polemics over privatizing retail wine and spirits sales, one point remains consistently clear amid the annoying din. The PLCB Chairman’s Selection program offers tremendous value and variety. Kudos to …
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts sells The St. Regis in Rome

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has sold The St. Regis Rome to subsidiaries of Constellation Hotels Holding for $150.7 million, but will remain involved in the property, continuing to operate the hotel under the St. Regis brand flag as part of a …

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Bayern in seventh heaven after stunning rout in Rome

Published 22/10/2014 | 02:30 Bayern Munich took complete control of Group E with a stunning 7-1 win away at Roma. Arjen Robben opened the scoring and Mario Gotze and Robert Lewandowski added goals before Robben’s second made it 4-0 with just half an hour …
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Italy launches major operation against tax fraud

Italy’s finance police on Tuesday conducted a major operation against “billionaire” tax evasion across Italy, the ANSA news agency reported. More than 60 people were put under investigation for suspected crimes including fraudulent …
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Is this Italy's laziest miner, or the World's?

Skiving off takes a whole new level of meaning, when you consider the story of 60 year-old Italian miner Carlo Cani. Cani recently confessed to La Stampa that he had been bludging for 35 years, since he was first hired as a coal miner at the Carbosulcis …
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Italian police say discovered huge $2.8 billion corporate fraud

ROME – Italy’s financial police on Tuesday said they had broken up a ring of companies they believe used false accounting to defraud the state out of 1.7 billion euros (S$2.8 billion) of tax. “The illegal activity has led, over the years, to …
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'Jia Zhangke, A Guy from Fenyang' ('Jia Zhangke, un gars de Fenyang'): Rome Review

The idea of a feature-length documentary about Jia Zhangke isn’t new: the Chinese auteur has already been shown contemplating his roots and his art on screen seven years ago in Damien Ounouri’s self-explanatorily titled Xiao Jia Returns Home. …

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‘Three Touches’ (‘Tre Tocchi’): Rome Review

In Three Touches, the six soccer-playing protagonists practice on a training pitch next to an ancient Roman aqueduct. While picturesque, this backdrop also inadvertently speaks volumes about the dated quality of the themes broached by the film itself: …

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