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NAPLES – A regional councillor who has posted a video of a Ferrari in a disabled parking space has sparked an online feud with the car’s owner, resulting in the story going viral.

 Greens regional councillor Francesco Borrelli posted images of the car without revealing the number plates but the driver’s face is clearly identifiable. Ferrari owner Pino Bozza, who owns a chain of restaurants, responded with two video tirades on Instagram where he threatens Mr Borrelli with legal action.

9 Apr 2019
Insider reporters

DOHA - Kuwait and Oman are now being considered as potential co-hosts for Qatar’s 2022 football World Cup as part of FIFA’s continued efforts to expand the competition to include 48 national teams.

 FIFA have been touting the idea of expanding the World Cup for a number of months now in a move that would bring in substantial extra interest and revenue for the event.

8 Apr 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - Shane Harnett’s latest play “Maggie ‘n’ Brigid”, a sharp-witted social commentary and playful exploration of the renascent friendship between two ageing Irish ladies, proved a true success as its première drew to a close to the sound of thunderous laughter and applause at Rome’s Teatro San Genesio.

 Harnett’s original play follows the intertwining later years of his two eponymous characters who, after years of growing apart, rekindle a tender, albeit recurrently irascible, friendship.

8 Apr 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - Moise Kean stole the headlines once more as his cool finish in the dying minutes of Juventus’ clash against AC Milan saw the Turin outfit move to within a point of the title as their closest rivals all drew.

 Milan came into the clash off the back of a dismal recent run of form. Genaro Gattuso’s men had taken just one point from their previous three Serie A matches and their fourth place, the final Champions League qualifying spot, was very much under pressure.

8 Apr 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - Italian rider Alberto Bettiol claimed the first win of his career in emphatic fashion as his memorable solo breakaway 18 kilometres from the line saw him take this year’s Tour of Flanders crown.

8 Apr 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - Juventus’ comfortable victory against Cagliari at the start of April highlighted two things. First, the Bianconeri are simply head and shoulders above any other team in the Serie A this season: the Turin outfit has rarely looked like breaking a sweat and continues to march relentlessly towards an eighth successive scudetto.

5 Apr 2019
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SAN GIORGIO A CREMANO - Three men accused of gang raping a woman in a lift at a station near Naples have been released and cleared of charges after courts ruled that the victim’s account “was not believable,” judicial sources have revealed.

 The three men, all aged between 18 and 20, were accused of having raped the 24-year-old in a lift at the station of San Giorgio a Cremano on the Circumvesuviana in an ordeal that lasted around an hour.

5 Apr 2019
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ROME – German migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is currently on course for Italy's Lampedusa island despite repeated warnings from Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that the migrants would not be allowed into Italy.

 There are thought to be 64 migrants aboard the ship, which was rescued off the coast of Libya by a German vessel belonging to humanitarian group Sea Eye.

 Migrants aboard the ship were refused entry into Italy or Malta on Thursday night in spite of the violent storms that struck Italy's coast Thursday night. 

5 Apr 2019
Gianfranco Nitti

ROME - The presentation of the book Memorie d'Europa: Lia Wainstein, a free intellectual of the twentieth century edited by Regina Wainstein (Clichy Editions), was held recently at the Paolo Murialdi Foundation in Rome.

5 Apr 2019

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