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Woman hit by chimney in Sardinia whirlwind
Monday, July 07TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Nuoro, July 7 - A woman was hit by a piece of a chimney blown off by a whirlwind in western Sardinia Monday. The 46-year-old escaped with grazes and a big fright, police said.
(ANSA) - Reggio Calabria, July 7 - Anti-mafia prosecutors in the southern Calabria region have opened an investigation into an incident that occurred last week in the town of Oppido Mamertina, judicial sources said Monday. The town is known for being home to several powerful criminal clans from...
Spread closes on 155
Monday, July 07TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, July 7 - The spread between Italian and German 10-year bonds, a bellwether of creditworthiness, closed Monday steady at 155 points with a yield of 2.80%. The yield spread has been at a three-year-low on confidence in Premier Matteo Renzi's ability to deliver long-awaited structural...
Tax revenues up 1.4% Jan-May
Monday, July 07TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, July 7 - Italian tax revenues were 1.4% up in January to May over the same period last year, the economy ministry said Monday The VAT take was 3.7% up.
Soccer: Alfredo Di Stefano dies at 88
Monday, July 07TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, July 7 - Real Madrid and Argentina legend Alfredo Di Stefano died of a heart attack at 88 Monday. Di Stefano, nicknamed the blond arrow, led Real to five straight European Cup wins from 1956 to 1960. He comes behind Maradona and Pelé in most best-ever polls.
(ANSA) - Maidstone, July 7 - Three men from Lithuania were found guilty and one acquitted Monday in the murder of a young Italian man who had travelled to England to study and work, but instead was beaten to death soon after his arrival in an immigrants' row that reportedly started over jobs....
(ANSA) - Brindisi, July 7 - The charred remains of an 81-year-old woman were found Monday among the smoking ruins of her burned-out home in the Puglia town of Ostuni near Brindisi. The victim was named as Antonia Martucci. Police said the cause of the fire was as yet unknown
(ANSA) Rome, July 7 - Premier Matteo Renzi challenged opposition Five Star Movement (M5S) leader Beppe Grillo to put a draft joint reform programme in writing Monday after talks scheduled with the Democratic Party fell through. "I am an idiot, Beppe says, but has anyone understood the eight...
(see previous) (ANSA) - Vatican City, July 7 - Vatican daily L'Osservatore Romano on Monday called the bowing to a mob boss during a religious procession in Calabria last Tuesday "something that still occurs" and a "perversion of religious sentiment". The newspaper said that events...
(ANSA) Rome, July 7 - Premier Matteo Renzi challenged opposition Five Star Movement (M5S) leader Beppe Grillo to outline a draft joint reform programme Monday after talks scheduled with the Democratic Party fell through. "I am an idiot, Beppe says, but has anyone understood the eight points on...

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