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ROME – Following Covid layoffs across airports in Europe, this summer, aiport disruptions are only due to worsen. Those travelling by plane for their summer holidays will face significant inconvenience in light of the 41,000 routes that have already been cancelled, with at least 7,000 of those cancellations in Italy, reported the newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano

14 Jul 2022
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BOLOGNA - Lewis Ferguson has completed his transfer from Scottish side Aberdeen to Bologna FC for an undisclosed fee, reported to be in the range of £3 million, the Italian club have announced.

 The 22 year old midfielder made 169 appearances for Aberdeen across four seasons with the club, scoring 37 goals.

 The midfielder arrived in Bologna yesterday and in a video posted on social media said “I am on my way to Pinzolo to meet up with my new teammates. I can’t wait to get started and I’m looking forward to the new season. Forza Bologna!”

13 Jul 2022
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PORT-AU-PRINCE – In Haiti, where almost half the population is already food insecure, hunger is set to rise amidst increasing inflation, high costs of food and fuel and deteriorating security, warns the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

12 Jul 2022
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 CREMONA – On Wednesday, the preview of events to take place was presented, as part of the new edition of Cremona Musica 2022 scheduled from Sep 23 to 25, during which there will be a concert devoted to two great Polish composers, Fryderyk Chopin, and Henryk Wieniawski.

12 Jul 2022
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TARANTO - As many as 314 refugees on board the rescue ship Geo Barents are set to land on the Italian mainland on Wednesday following a five day ordeal at sea according to NGO officials.

 Médecins Sans Frontières, who carried out the rescue mission, tweeted “after five pointless days waiting, our 314 survivors will disembark at the port of Taranto. What a relief after the traumatic experiences they went through!”

 According to MSF they made five separate request to ports in Italy and Malta before finally being granted a safe passage to land at Taranto.

12 Jul 2022
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 PALERMO, Sicily – Recent wiretapping of mafia bosses in Palermo has revealed the extent to which the government’s citizenship income makes it difficult for the Mafia to recruit people to push drugs, authorities reported. 

12 Jul 2022
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ROME – At the National Etruscan Museum in Villa Giulia, Mario Desiati won the Strega Prize on Thursday with his novel “Spatriati” (Einaudi). 

 Mario Desiati, the 76th winner of the prize, was handed his award by Giuseppe D’Avino, president of the Strega Alberti Benevuti company that has supported the organisation of the literary award since its first edition. 

 The evening was broadcasted live on Rai 3 television, hosted by Geppi Cucciari. Emanuele Trevi, winner of the Premio Strega 2021, presided over the voting panel.

11 Jul 2022
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CAMAPANIA - The cultural heritage unit of the police have recovered to important marble sculptures the police have announced.

 The statues are of Emperor Septimus Severus dating to the 300AD and of the deity Dionysus from 200 AD.

 Their important recover comes after the joint investigative work between the archaeological police heritage unit, together with the collaboration of the data processing centre and the Public Prosecutor’s office in Santa Maria Capua Vetere.

11 Jul 2022
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 ROME – Police have opened a new investigation, probing into the causes of the series of fires in the capital over the past month, authorities reported on Monday. Mayor, Roberto Gualtieri, says he is certain that “the hands of man” are behind the alarming number of fires. 

 In an interview with newspaper Corriere della Sera, Gualtieri declared that is a certain that there is someone behind these fires, “through fault or wilful misconduct.”

11 Jul 2022

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