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Tens of thousands march in rival protests across Italy

Tens of thousands march in rival protests across Italy

Tens of thousands of people marched in rival far-right and anti-fascist demonstrations across Italy on Saturday, with isolated clashes erupting as tensions threatened to boil over ahead of next weekend's election.

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The one underrated thing that makes any relocation easier

The one underrated thing that makes any relocation easier

When you’re living in a new country, this can suddenly become a necessity in ways you might not have realised.

 
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An expat’s introduction to Italian healthcare

An expat’s introduction to Italian healthcare

Italy has one of the best healthcare systems in the world so if the unexpected does happen you’re in good hands.

 
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Luigi Di Maio: the face of Italian populism

Luigi Di Maio: the face of Italian populism

Derided as an empty-headed puppet by his opponents, telegenic young gun Luigi Di Maio has been tasked with completing the Five Star Movement's rise from populist insurgency to Italy's party of government.

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Make a difference volunteering overseas in 2018

Make a difference volunteering overseas in 2018

There's no better time than the start of a new year to help bring about positive change in the world. Find out why scores of young idealists are signing up to change people's lives for the better by volunteering abroad.

 
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Snow over Vesuvius and frosty deer in Abruzzo: Italy is a winter wonderland right now

Snow over Vesuvius and frosty deer in Abruzzo: Italy is a winter wonderland right now

Italy may be heading for a late-winter cold snap, but pictures like this remind us why that's not so bad.

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Italy's northerners and graduates live longest: health survey

Italy's northerners and graduates live longest: health survey

Someone in Trentino can typically expect to live three years longer than someone in Campania, a survey of Italy's health reveals.

11 of the best romantic Italian films of all time

11 of the best romantic Italian films of all time

Italy is a country of romance, even more so onscreen. Whether you're in the mood for gushy romance or something more realistic, there are plenty of Italian movies worth watching which tell tales of love in all its forms. Here are 11 of our top picks.

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The political Italian vocabulary you should know ahead of the 2018 election

The political Italian vocabulary you should know ahead of the 2018 election

Italian politics is hard to follow, even for those with a lifetime's experience of the political system and fluency in the language. The Local's guide takes you through the phrases you need to know ahead of the March 4th election.

Aldi, meet Aldi: German supermarket seeks out Italians who share its name

Aldi, meet Aldi: German supermarket seeks out Italians who share its name

The Germans are coming – or at least, their cheap groceries are.

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12 mistakes foreigners make when moving to Italy

12 mistakes foreigners make when moving to Italy

When you move to Italy, you're bound to make a few mistakes before you settle into la dolce vita. Here are a few to look out for...

EU must prepare for 'non-operational government' after Italy election, Juncker warns

EU must prepare for 'non-operational government' after Italy election, Juncker warns

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warned Thursday that financial markets could face turbulence after Italian elections next month, saying Brussels was prepared for a worst-case scenario.

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 Alpine avalanche kills skier, injures three others: Swiss police

Alpine avalanche kills skier, injures three others: Swiss police

A cross-country skier was killed and three others were injured in an avalanche in the Swiss Alps, police said Sunday.

 

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IN PICTURES: Gina Lollobrigida, the Italian film star dubbed the 'world's most beautiful woman'

IN PICTURES: Gina Lollobrigida, the Italian film star dubbed the 'world's most beautiful woman'

Italian screen icon Gina Lollobrigida has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame to celebrate a half century as one of the world's most legendary leading ladies. Here's a look at the life of the woman dubbed 'the most beautiful in the world'.

Today in Italian politics: Italy is braced for a weekend of protests

Today in Italian politics: Italy is braced for a weekend of protests

In the run-up to the Italian general election on March 4th, The Local is bringing you a daily round up of who's done what and why in the fast-moving world of Italian politics.

Immigration in Italy: Fact-checking five common myths and assumptions

Immigration in Italy: Fact-checking five common myths and assumptions

A right-wing coalition shepherded by ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is capitalizing on anti-immigrant feeling in the lead up to Italy's general elections on March 4th.

Italy's Ferrari chases Formula One title with new 2018 racing car

Italy's Ferrari chases Formula One title with new 2018 racing car

Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen insisted the new halo on Ferrari's 2018 car would not hinder performance as the Italian stable chases a first Formula One title in a decade.

Italian headteacher causes controversy by ending school prayers

Italian headteacher causes controversy by ending school prayers

People across Italy are weighing in on a headteacher’s decision to stop saying prayers and remove Catholic statues at a school in Sicily.

2017 was 'the year of fake news in Italy', regulator warns

2017 was 'the year of fake news in Italy', regulator warns

The warning comes ahead of a general election in under two weeks' time.

Eight spectacular Italian carnivals to explore outside Venice

Eight spectacular Italian carnivals to explore outside Venice

Going to an Italian carnival is something you simply have to do at least once in your lifetime.

Meet the Italian doctor making house calls on horseback

Meet the Italian doctor making house calls on horseback

A doctor in northern Italy says that visiting his elderly patients on horseback creates a more human relationship.

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Vatican revives pope's sexual abuse panel

Vatican revives pope's sexual abuse panel

The Vatican said on Saturday it has renewed its anti-paedophile panel as Pope Francis acts to quell the global scandal over the sexual abuse of children by priests.