ROME - As the Canadian government prepares to host the G7 Summit in June 2018, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, as the largest and most influential business organization in the country, will host the leading business organizations from the other G7 countries at the B7 Summit. The summit will also mark the end of months-long process to develop key universal recommendations for the G7 Leaders ahead of their summit.
ROME – A scholar has excited interest in the art world through a unique analysis of Botticelli’s famous artwork, the Birth of Venus, arguing that there is a secret refence to the human anatomy.
Davide Lazzeri, a plastic scholar who specialises in the topic of medicine in art, has created a “personal and speculative” interpretation of the piece, in comments to La Repubblica.
ROME – Italy’s politicians were facing the first real test in forming the next government as Parliament was reconvening on Friday in an effort to elect speakers, whilst the Five Star movement rebuffed Silvio Berlusconi and promised to speak only with Matteo Salvini.
It had appeared inevitable in the last week that M5S and the right-wing coalition would come to some form of deal to carve up the two presidencies of the Senate and House of Deputies.
ROME – The Milan Public Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed its investigation into the sale of AC Milan in which current co-owner and Chairman, Li Yonghong, purchased the club from Silvio Berlusconi’s Fininvest. The announcement follows the disclosure of three “reports of suspicious transactions”.
ROME – The Mayor of Gallarate, a small town in the Varese region of northern Italy has reportedly paid from his own pocket to rid the town of migrants, according to La Repubblica, La Stampa and Milano Today.
According to Repubblica, Andrea Cassini, the town’s first citizen personally assisted in the removal of the migrants from a building in the town on Tuesday, whom he has allegedly refused asylum to.
He is said to have accompanied them to the local train station where he paid 90 euros for some of them to board a train to Milan.