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Klæbo Takes Home a Crystal Globe, Harvey Ends Career with a 2nd Place

One more riff: Harvey’s “air -guitar” remains in tune. (Photo: John Lazenby/ Alex Harvey finished his career racing for Canada with a bang today in Québec City, Canada. Harvey placed second to Norway’s Johannes Høsflot Klæbo in today’s 15-kilometer freestyle pursuit. It was Harvey’s second podium in as many races as he can now claim a perfect ending to his career. Another solid ending went to Klæbo, who with his win today earned the overall World Cup title. Although the point ...
Tags: Racing, World Cup, 15k Skate Pursuit, 2019 Quebec City World Cup, Alex Harvey, Alexander Bolshunov, Erik Bjornsen, Francesco De Fabiani, Johannes Høsflot Klæbo, Simi Hamilton

Italian football federation signs deal with Chinese government

Rome (AFP) – Italy’s football federation (FIGC) on Sunday signed an agreement with the Chinese government to develop footballing ties between the two countries. The wide-ranging memorandum penned at FIGC headquarters in Rome concerns the development of the game in China, as well as the spread of Italian football in the Asian superpower. “It’s an historical meeting, full of significance,” said FIGC president Gabriele Gravina after meeting with China Media Group head Shen Haixiong. Shen added: “I...
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Italy’s Premier Conte rules out another term in government

ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says that he does not plan to serve in any future governments. Conte oversees a coalition government of two populist parties, the 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League. He has been premier since June 2018. He’s not a member of 5 Star Movement, but sympathizes with the […]
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Juventus sets record for women’s club game in Italy

TURIN, Italy (AP) — A week after the world record for the highest attendance at a women’s soccer club match was set, a league record in Italy was also broken. Juventus’ women’s team played for the first time at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday and a total of 39,027 people turned out to see the […]
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Juventus sets record for women's club game in Italy

A week after the world record for the highest attendance at a women's soccer club match was set, a league record in Italy was also broken            [Author: AP]
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Italy home circumcision kills child

The five-month-old boy was airlifted to hospital but died after the intervention by his parents.

Arsenal eyeing two potential Aaron Ramsey replacements

Ramsey set for Juventus Aaron Ramsey joined Arsenal in 2008 from Cardiff City. Since then, Ramsey has gone on to make 366 appearances across all competitions for the Gunners. In those 366 games, Ramsey has scored 63 and assisted 35. The Welshman is also having a solid 2018/19 season, playing 35 games, scoring four and assisting eight. However, after failing to come to terms over a new deal with Arsenal, Ramsey will join Serie A outfit Juventus on a free this summer once his current contract exp...

Replay #Tank Custom Duo

  In Italy, available from mid-January 2019, and in other countries in March 2019, the new Replay #Tank duo continues the modern collection launched in 2017. Mavive company, as the owner of the license over Replay Perfumes, launched the first #Tank for Him (#Tank for Her and #Tank for Him) two years ago to follow and continue with #Tank Plate for Her and #Tank Plate for Him, in 2018. The collec... Read full article: Replay #Tank Custom Duo from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Ronaldo is indirectly helping Italy’s national team

Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus isn’t just helping raise the profile of Serie A. It’s also helping Italy’s national team to recover from its failure to qualify for last year’s World Cup. Indirectly at least. Moise Kean, a 19-year-old reserve forward at Juventus, has gotten the chance to observe Ronaldo up close on a daily […]
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Ronaldo is indirectly helping Italy's national team

Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus isn't just helping raise the profile of Serie A; it's also helping Italy's national team to recover from its failure to qualify for last year's World Cup            [Author: AP]
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Lauren Walsh seventh in Italian Amateur Championship

Lauren Crowley Walsh in action at last year’s Youth Olympics in Argentina. Picture: OIS/IOC Castlewarden's Lauren Walsh finished an excellent seventh behind Pauline Roussin Bouchard of France in the Italian Women's Amateur Championship in Sardinia as Holywood's Tom McKibbin finished 25th in the men's event in Lecce.One of Ireland's best performers in last year's Youth Olympic Game...
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Defying Allies, Italy Signs On to New Silk Road With China

The move by Italy to join China’s “One Belt One Road” project crystallized shifting geopolitical balances and the populist Italian government’s willingness to break with its traditional partners.
Tags: Italy, Xi Jinping, China, International Trade and World Market, United States International Relations, Conte, Giuseppe, Salvini, Matteo, International Relations

Italy and China in plan for new Silk Road-style trade network

Xi Jinping visits Rome as Italy becomes first G7 country to back Belt and Road initiativeItaly has become the first G7 country to endorse a contentious plan by China to build a Silk Road-style global trade network, irking its EU and US allies.The prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) that could lead to Italy’s participation in China’s Belt and Road initiative (BRI), an ambitious project that envisages Ch...
Tags: Italy, China, International trade, Asia Pacific, Economics, Europe, Global economy, World news, Xi Jinping, Giuseppe Conte

Italy Gives Xi, and China’s Vast Infrastructure Project, a Royal Welcome

Italy would become the first Group of 7 nation to officially join China’s vast One Belt One Road project on Saturday, a sign of Beijing’s growing influence.
Tags: International Trade and World Market, United States International Relations, Infrastructure (Public Works, Foreign Investments, International Relations, European Union, Conte, Giuseppe, Xi Jinping, Mattarella, Sergio, China, Italy, United States

Italy pulls out red carpet for Xi Jinping in trade charm offensive

Bocelli to sing for China’s president as Italy becomes first G7 nation to back ‘Silk Road’ planRome gave a lavish welcome to the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, his wife and entourage on Friday as Italy and China controversially pledged to strengthen trade and investment ties.Xi is in the Italian capital on a two-day state visit, along with about 200 officials. He is expected to strike a range of deals worth up to €7bn and attend a gala dinner, where the tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform, during ...
Tags: Italy, China, World news, Xi Jinping, Belt and road initiative, Luigi Di Maio, Five Star Movement, Asia Pacific, Europe

Italian 'bunga bunga' witness not killed with radioactive poison

Doctors carrying out tests on body of Imane Fadil, who attended Berlusconi partiesResults from the first tests on the body of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a regular guest at Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” parties, have excluded radioactive poisoning as a cause of death, doctors announced on Friday.Last week Italian magistrates opened an investigation into the possible murder of Fadil, 33, who testified in 2012 against the former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was accused at th...
Tags: Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, World news

Italy to grant citizenship to student hero who saved dozens of children on hijacked school bus

Italian police said a student managed to hide himself and call authorities when a school bus carrying 51 children was hijacked and set on fire by its driver.
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Philippines plastic manufacture goes bio with starch-based biodegradable plastics

In the Philippines, D&L Industries, a food and plastic input manufacturer, has launched a new product in partnership with Japanese firm Showa Denko as an alternative to the conventional plastic bag. The new product is the Bionolle Starcla, an environmentally-friendly bag made from 100% plant-based materials. Bionolle Starcla is a starch-based biopolymer that can be used as garbage and shopping bags that fully decomposes in three months. Currently, D&L Industries is shipping the product to Japan ...
Tags: Japan, Philippines, Italy, Producer News, Showa Denko, D L Industries, Philippines D L Industries, Bionolle Starcla

Buy This Italian Villa for $66

If you’re tired of AirBnB, here’s another option: Buy your own vacation home. One man (with a major real estate problem) is offering up his furnished Italian villa in a raffle with an entry fee of 50 euros (that’s $66 USD), no strings attached.Read more...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, Free, Italy, Lifehacks, Villa, Free Things

Boy Who Alerted Authorities to Bus Driver Kidnapping in Italy Urged to Receive Citizenship

The 13-year-old Egyptian boy is credited with helping to save his classmates
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Italy, Onetime

Italy rolls out red carpet for China's President Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Rome where he is expected to sign an agreement that would make Italy the largest economy so far to back Beijing's massive infrastructure project, known as the "Belt and Road" initiative.
Tags: China, Cnn, Rome, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Italy

Student praised for calling police as driver torches school bus in Italy

Italian police said a student managed to hide himself and call authorities when a school bus carrying 51 children was hijacked and set on fire by its driver.
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Injured Chiesa out of Italy’s Euro 2020 qualifiers

Milan (AFP) – Federico Chiesa has been ruled out of Italy’s opening Euro 2020 qualifiers against Finland and Liechtenstein because of injury, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said on Thursday. The 21-year-old left the Italian... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Finland, Liechtenstein, Afp, FIGC, Chiesa, Federico Chiesa

Call to speed Italian citizenship for boy who made SOS call

MILAN (AP) — The leader of Italy’s 5-Star Movement says the country should grant citizenship to a 13-year-old Egyptian boy hailed as a hero for alerting police that he and his middle school classmates had been abducted by their bus driver. Luigi Di Maio said Thursday that Ramy Shehata “put his life at risk to […]
Tags: Milan, News, Ap, Nation, Italy, Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, Ramy Shehata

Chiesa pulls out of Italy squad, Florenzi a doubt

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Fiorentina forward Federico Chiesa has left the Italy training camp with an injury, while Alessandro Florenzi is also a doubt for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers. Chiesa, who has made 11 appearances for Italy, pulled out of Tuesday’s training session after a recurrence of a thigh injury and the Italian football […]
Tags: News, Sports, Italy, Florence, Fiorentina, Chiesa, Alessandro Florenzi, Italy AP, Federico Chiesa

Easter traditions around world

From Easter egg traditions to chocolate bunnies to family gatherings, Easter is a major holiday for Christians all over the world. But despite the common ground at the center of the celebrations — Jesus rising from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion, death, and burial — not everyone around the world celebrates the holiday in the same way or with the same traditions. These seven unique Easter celebrations around the world will intrigue and maybe even inspire you to attend one. 1....
Tags: Travel, Greece, Spain, Italy, Poland, Vatican, Jesus, Norway, Easter, Sicily, Bermuda, Semana Santa, Andalusia, All, CLEVELAND Ohio, Virgin Mary

Chinese visit to Italy seeks closer ties, stirs suspicions

MILAN (AP) — At the heart of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping’s visit to Rome beginning Thursday is a key prize: A deal to make Italy the first major democracy to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project that has raised concerns about Beijing’s growing economic clout. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has pledged to sign […]
Tags: Business, Milan, News, China, Ap, Rome, Beijing, Nation, Italy, Road, Xi Jingping, Giuseppe Conte

These Two Cosmic 'Chimneys' Could Be Fueling the Galaxy-Sized Bubbles Looming Over the Milky Way

The supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy is a bit like the hearth at the center of a cozy pub. It's a bright, warm gathering place around which all the quotidian life of the Milky Way swirls -- and, according to a new study published today (Mar. 20) in the journal Nature, it might even have a chimney or two.In a recent study of the X-ray emissions seething out of the Milky Way's galactic center, researchers noticed two unusual structures that have never been described befo...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Italy, Don, Fermi, XMM Newton, Chandra, Ponti, Gabriele Ponti, National Institute for Astrophysics INAF

Italy bus attack thwarted by 'hero' teenager who contacted police

He hid his phone and called for help after the driver allegedly threatened to kill 51 children.
Tags: News, Italy

SiteMinder study reveals great hotel service, personalised offers win guests from Italy every time

A new study by SiteMinder, the global hotel industry's leading guest acquisition platform, today reveals that great service and personalised offers are the two deciding factors for Italian travellers when choosing their accommodation. The study, Le aspettative dei viaggiatori italiani alla base dell'evoluzione del settore alberghiero, was this week launched at Buy Tourism Online (BTO) in Florence to explore the preferences of guests for the country's hotels.
Tags: Travel, Italy, Florence, Siteminder