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British Telecom says profits tumble on Italy scandal

British Telecom says profits tumble on Italy scandal

British telecoms and television broadcasting firm BT Group on Friday posted a 42-percent slump in profits during its first quarter, rocked by fresh fallout from an Italian accounting scandal.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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Italy moving quickly on plan to deploy ships to Libya

Italy moving quickly on plan to deploy ships to Libya

An Italian government plan to deploy vessels in Libyan territorial waters to help fight human trafficking will be presented to parliament early next week, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday.

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Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Who says you need to have a programming background to be a part of Berlin’s booming tech startup scene?

 
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What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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'If you want to move to Italy, brace yourself for things not going the way you want'

'If you want to move to Italy, brace yourself for things not going the way you want'

A relocation coach talks to The Local about what to do before making the move to Italy - and which pitfalls to avoid.

Iconic Ferrari F40 turns 30 today

Iconic Ferrari F40 turns 30 today

Maranello, site of Ferrari's eponymous HQ, presented the Ferrari F40 to the world on July 21, 1987. The car was named F40 to commemorate 40 years since Ferrari was founded in 1947.

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

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Top court gives go-ahead to Colosseum archaeological park

Top court gives go-ahead to Colosseum archaeological park

Italy’s Culture Ministry has won a legal battle that will allow it to go ahead with a plan to create an archaeological park around the Colosseum.

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Ten colourful Italian idioms and the strange meanings behind them

Ten colourful Italian idioms and the strange meanings behind them

Idioms - those little stock expressions whose meanings aren't what they first seem - are often the hardest part of learning a new language.

Nine delicious Italian summer delicacies you have to taste

Nine delicious Italian summer delicacies you have to taste

In Italy over the summer months? Make sure you sample these seasonal specialties.

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This is where you'll find the best food in Italy

This is where you'll find the best food in Italy

The Michelin Guide for Italy 2016 has been released, awarding 334 Italian eateries a coveted star rating. And the best city to eat in Italy might surprise you...

UniCredit says hackers get data on 400,000 clients

UniCredit says hackers get data on 400,000 clients

UniCredit said on Wednesday that hackers obtained information on about 400,000 of its Italian customers, but not data that would give them access to bank accounts.

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Woman in Sweden calls out mountain rescue helicopter because she was tired

Woman in Sweden calls out mountain rescue helicopter because she was tired

"Mountain rescue should be for when there is a danger to life or health. If you have food and a roof over your head, maybe it's better to wait a bit so you're feeling stronger later."

 

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Why Italy is 'giving away' 100 historic buildings for free

Why Italy is 'giving away' 100 historic buildings for free

Italy is giving away more than 100 historic buildings - including castles, houses, and towers - in a bid to boost 'slow tourism' and tempt visitors away from the overcrowded city centres.

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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.

Italian police capture escaped killer 'Johnny the Gypsy'

Italian police capture escaped killer 'Johnny the Gypsy'

Italian police have recaptured the escaped killer known as "Johnny the Gypsy" after three weeks on the run.

Prosecutor orders part closure of petrochemical facilities in Sicily, one of EU's largest

Prosecutor orders part closure of petrochemical facilities in Sicily, one of EU's largest

Refining facilities at the major Syracuse complex have been closed after a two-year investigation found they contributed to air pollution.

Italian police probe football clubs over false visas for young African players

Italian police probe football clubs over false visas for young African players

Italian police are investigating football clubs for allegedly getting young African players false papers in a probe that could involve Serie A teams, national media reported on Thursday.

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.

More and more Italians migrating for economic reasons

More and more Italians migrating for economic reasons

About 40,000 Italians left their country in search of better fortunes elsewhere in 2015 alone.

Police stop Italians from doing a runner at San Fermin…and make them leave a tip

Police stop Italians from doing a runner at San Fermin…and make them leave a tip

A rowdy group of Italians took the tradition of “running” during Pamplona’s famous festival just a little too far by attempting to bolt of a restaurant without paying.

Bush fires stretching capacity of fire department

Bush fires stretching capacity of fire department

More than 50 fires have been registered in the southern province of Salerno alone, specifically in the towns of Agropoli and Cilento. But fires continue to rage across Italy.

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Italy hits back at neighbours' 'threats' on border security

Italy hits back at neighbours' 'threats' on border security

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has warned Rome will not accept either "lessons" or "threats" from neighbours on border security amid tension over Europe's migrant crisis.