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Italy gripped as trial begins over murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio - The Guardian
Italy gripped as trial begins over murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio
Crowds gathered outside the courtroom on Friday in Bergamo, northern Italy, while Massimo Bossetti was ushered in through a back door. Bossetti, who is accused of killing Yara Gambirasio, 13, in November 2010, was arrested last June after investigators ...
Holiday guide to Puglia, southern Italy: the best towns, restaurants and hotels
Poor Puglia. For centuries rampaging armies used this heel of Italy as a convenient motorway en route to richer pickings further afield. Nowadays, tourists treat a large part of the region in much the same way – barely touching the ground at Brindisi ...
Italy's Barbara Guarischi wins stage 1 of Giro Rosa
Barbara Guarischi (Velocio-SRAM) won the stage 1 sprint in the Giro Rosa. Photo: Flaviano Ossola. Italy's Barbara Guarischi (Velocio-SRAM) won the 102km stage 1 of the Giro Rosa in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in a field sprint. By finishing second on the ...
'Italy will not be another Greece' says Renzi
"We need to stop calling Italy the sick man of Europe, because it's no longer true," Renzi told Italian television channel TG5, on the eve of Greece's crucial referendum which could determine the country's financial future and even its place in the ...
Italy's Grillo Flies Greek Flag to Push for Home Referendum
Renzi threatened by political contagion from Greece
Roberto Saviano: Italy's most hunted author
Roberto Saviano, baldheaded and dark-stubbled, is recognisable to most Italians. In Umberto Eco's opinion, the 36-year-old Neapolitan journalist is a “modern Italian hero”. Paradoxically, the more famous Saviano becomes, the greater the need for him to ...
Vegan Italian parents investigated for neglect after baby son found severely ...
... but were optimistic for his recovery. It comes months after a judge in Bergamo, northern Italy, ordered a vegetarian mother to cook meat for her 12-year-old son after the boy's father – a meat-eater – complained that he was not being fed a proper diet.
Brussels cheese ruling grates with Italians
From behind the counter, Alessandro Volpetti, 42 — born around the time his parents opened the shop — fumes at a recent dairy sacrilege being promulgated by Brussels: a move that will pave the way for the use of powdered, instead of fresh, milk in ...
Arsenal transfer bid for Italy starlet is rejected as Napoli step up interest
The Juventus starlet is reportedly viewed as a top summer transfer target by Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. But it's claimed the north London based club have already had one bid rejected by the Old Lady. Reports suggest Arsenal's opening offer was in the ...
USA downs Italy, advances to semifinals of FIBA U-19 World Championship
Point guard Jalen Brunson led the way for the USA U-19 basketball team's impressive 86-65 quarterfinal win over Italy on Friday at the 2015 FIBA U-19 World Championships. Brunson, who will play for Villanova next fall, led USA's balanced scoring attack ...
Brunson Helps Lead USA Past Italy 86-65
Oklahoma State's Jawun Evans, US U-19 team roll past Italy into FIBA World ...
Evans, USA Basketball overcome early test from Italy
Fatima Az Zahra: Italy's 'Lady Jihad' who joined Isis in Syria and then ...
But it is the news that her formerly staunchly Catholic mother, father and sister subsequently converted and were preparing to join her in Syria, before police arrested them on Wednesday this week, that has stunned Italy. In Skype conversations with ...