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Pope says some refugee centres 'concentration camps'

Pope says some refugee centres 'concentration camps'

Pope Francis on Saturday described some of Europe's refugee centres as "concentration camps", as he paid tribute to an unknown Christian woman slain for her faith in front of her Muslim husband.

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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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Rome turns 2770 today: 19 facts about the Eternal City

Rome turns 2770 today: 19 facts about the Eternal City

On Rome's birthday, we take a look at some of the most weird and wonderful facts about the Eternal City.

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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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Florence boots iconic market 'in decline' out of city centre

Florence boots iconic market 'in decline' out of city centre

Italy's top administrative court has ruled that Florentine authorities can relocate an iconic outdoor market which has been in place for years, but which they say has lost its "historical character".

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'The beauty, music and people of Salento keep me coming back for more'

'The beauty, music and people of Salento keep me coming back for more'

When Audrey Fielding first came to Puglia, she was expecting "a barren landscape", based on what she's heard and read. Instead, she found vibrant towns, chatty locals, a rich culture and delicious food that kept her coming back year after year.

Damien Hirst's new show divides visitors in Venice

Damien Hirst's new show divides visitors in Venice

The world does not know what to make of the new exhibition in Venice, which tackles the theme of fake news.

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The strange history behind five everyday Italian words

The strange history behind five everyday Italian words

We bet you've said at least one of these words today - but did you know what it actually means?

Tourists fined €900 for washing feet in Roman fountain

Tourists fined €900 for washing feet in Roman fountain

One of the tourists told police she would complain at the Danish Embassy.

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Italy's rice producers threatened by foreign imports

Italy's rice producers threatened by foreign imports

Italy's rice producers sounded the alarm on Thursday over competition from Asia, saying the national industry was in crisis and consumers were unwittingly buying pesticide-contaminated grains harvested by exploited children.

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.

Alitalia employees prepare to vote on rescue deal

Alitalia employees prepare to vote on rescue deal

If employees reject the package offered by management, it could be the end of the road for Italy's national carrier.

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Germany's anti-immigration AfD to pick election team at fractious congress

Germany's anti-immigration AfD to pick election team at fractious congress

Germany's anti-immigration AfD will wrap up a testy party congress Sunday by choosing the team to lead it into a September general election, after it dramatically sidelined its most prominent personality.

 

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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.

Trump says Italy is 'key partner', but contradicts Gentiloni on Libya

Trump says Italy is 'key partner', but contradicts Gentiloni on Libya

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni spoke about terrorism, North Korea, and the Pope during a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday - the first time the two leaders have met.

Kremlin visit: Italy's president wants to team up with Putin to fight terror

Kremlin visit: Italy's president wants to team up with Putin to fight terror

Italian President Sergio Mattarella had a "frank" discussion with Russia's Vladimir Putin during a meeting aimed at boosting Italian-Russian ties on Tuesday, the Russian leader said.

Silvio Berlusconi's Milan reign comes to an end

Silvio Berlusconi's Milan reign comes to an end

In typically dramatic fashion, Silvio Berlusconi began his AC Milan reign by flying in by helicopter to the sound of Wagner's 'Valkyries' when he met 10,000 fans at a first team presentation in July 1986.

Students clash with police in protest at Rome university

Students clash with police in protest at Rome university

Dozens of student protesters clashed with police on Tuesday at Rome's La Sapienza University, some throwing eggs and paint at officers.

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.

Teenager fined €10,000 for public peeing in Italy

Teenager fined €10,000 for public peeing in Italy

A 19-year-old has been hit with a €10,000 fine for public urination in the northern Italian city of Genoa, according to local media.

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Italy asks Turkey to release reporter jailed while reporting on refugee crisis

Italy asks Turkey to release reporter jailed while reporting on refugee crisis

The Italian journalist was reporting on the refugee crisis and the origins of the Isis terrorist group when he was arrested.