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Italian woman returns mixed-race baby to surrogate

Italian woman returns mixed-race baby to surrogate

After faking a pregnancy to fool her family, an Italian woman discovered a baby she bought from a young Romanian was of mixed race and gave it back three days later, Italian media said on Saturday.

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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

 
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Rome's costumed 'gladiators' are now allowed back to tourist spots

Rome's costumed 'gladiators' are now allowed back to tourist spots

Costumed 'gladiators' will be allowed to return to Rome's major tourist spots after a regional court overturned a ban put in place by city authorities.

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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.

 
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'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.

 
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Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

April 7th is World Health Day, and this year’s theme is depression – a problem more common among expats than many people realize. Luckily there are steps you can take to beat back the expat blues!

 
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Italian schoolkids make friends easily but suffer high anxiety

Italian schoolkids make friends easily but suffer high anxiety

Italy's schoolchildren get top marks for socializing but suffer from high levels of anxiety, an OECD survey reveals.

IN PICTURES: Rome steps back in time to celebrate its 2770th anniversary

IN PICTURES: Rome steps back in time to celebrate its 2770th anniversary

A weekend of celebrations in the capital marked the 2770th anniversary of the founding of Rome.

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Happy birthday Nutella! The curious history behind the world-famous spread

Happy birthday Nutella! The curious history behind the world-famous spread

The unusual - and sometimes controversial - history of the famous hazelnut spread might surprise even its most dedicated fans.

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The story of Italy in 15 handy maps

The story of Italy in 15 handy maps

You can learn a surprising amount about Italy by looking at these maps...

Networking in Italy: More than just aperitivo

Networking in Italy: More than just aperitivo

Networking as an expat woman means overcoming linguistic and cultural barriers - but it could be the key to success.

No state rescue on the cards for Alitalia

No state rescue on the cards for Alitalia

Italy's national carrier will be sold to the "highest bidder" after staff rejected a rescue plan.

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Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Everest: officials

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Everest: officials

Swiss climber Ueli Steck, one of the most feted mountaineers of his generation and famed for his speed ascents of iconic Alpine routes, has died on Everest, officials said.

 

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IN PICTURES: Venice Carnival opens in spectacular style

IN PICTURES: Venice Carnival opens in spectacular style

Venice's world famous carnival, which lasts until February 28th, is thought to have started in 1162 after a military victory. Abandoned for decades, it was resurrected in 1980.

Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

With the UK general election just six weeks away on June 8th, it’s important to remember to register to vote if you can and want to have your say.

Vatican cricket team heads overseas for interfaith tournament

Vatican cricket team heads overseas for interfaith tournament

Pope Francis is an ardent football fan, but a Vatican cricket team comprised of priests and seminarians will take centre stage in an interfaith tournament in Portugal this week.

VIDEO: Rome police bust criminal gang who targeted central hotels

VIDEO: Rome police bust criminal gang who targeted central hotels

A video shared by police shows how the gang stole bags and valuables from under the noses of their victims.

Facebook search traps Italian mobster in Mexico

Facebook search traps Italian mobster in Mexico

The police did not reveal details of how they traced him through the social media site.

Five Star Movement leader is a 'threat' to press freedom in Italy: Reporters Without Borders

Five Star Movement leader is a 'threat' to press freedom in Italy: Reporters Without Borders

The Reporters Without Borders organization pointed the finger at Five Star Movement leader Beppe Grillo for 'outing' journalists he personally dislikes.

17 of the most beautiful parks and gardens to visit in Italy

17 of the most beautiful parks and gardens to visit in Italy

Celebrate the arrival of spring by heading to one of these 17 must-see gardens across Italy, ranging from old favorites to hidden gems.

Mobile phones can cause tumours, Italian court rules

Mobile phones can cause tumours, Italian court rules

"For the first time in the world, a court has recognized a causal link between inappropriate use of a mobile phone and a brain tumour."

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Two dead after crash on Italy-Austria rail line

Two dead after crash on Italy-Austria rail line

The accident temporarily closed part of Italy's main rail line to Austria.