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(ANSA) - Alessandria, September 22 - Finance police revealed on Monday that a luxury hotel allegedly conducted business for five years entirely under the table, without declaring taxes, acquiring necessary permits, or reporting information required by law. The investigation estimated unpaid taxes...
Italy's 2013 debt revised down to 127.9% of GDP
Monday, September 22TH, 2014 by
(see related) (ANSA) - Rome, September 22 - National statistics agency on Monday said it has revised down Italy's debt-to-GDP ratio for 2013 to 127.9% from 132.6% after changing its national accounts calculations to bring them in line with a new European system. It added that Italy's tax burden...
ISIS urges attacks in audio message on Twitter
Monday, September 22TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 22 - Islamic State (ISIS) spokesman Abu Muhammed Al Adnani posted a 42-minute audio message on Twitter on Monday, urging jihadists to "kill miscreants in any way possible" and "attack civilians", referring specifically to countries supporting US and France...
(ANSA) - Treviso, September 22 - An investigation is underway after a Northern League local official allegedly posted racist language and images on his public Facebook profile. The posts, on Andrea Della Puppa's Facebok page, suggested killing Roma people which he called gypsies, and included an...
Three dead after blast at waste plant
Monday, September 22TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rovigo, September 22 - Three employees of the Ca' Emo company were killed on Monday after breathing in sulphuric acid following a blast at a tank at a waste-treatment facility in the Rovigo area. Another worker and a firefighter were injured in the incident.
(ANSA) - Trani, September 22 - Prosecutors in Trani on Monday asked a judge to send six managers and analysts from rating agency Standard & Poor's to trial for allegedly deliberately misleading the market with reports on Italy between May 2011 and January 2012. These reports include one from...
Soccer: Roma and Juventus resume title duel
Monday, September 22TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 22 - The Serie A title race looks like it may again be a two-horse race between champions Juventus and AS Roma after the two sides opened up a lead on the rest of the pack by maintaining their perfect records at the weekend. Juventus beat AC Milan 1-0 in Saturday's...
Italian industrial turnover, orders down - update
Monday, September 22TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 22 - Italy's hopes of recovering from the economic crisis took a fresh blow on Monday when national statistics agency ISTAT said industrial orders and turnover was down in July. The agency said turnover was down 1.3% on July 2013 and 1% on June. Orders in July were down...
(ANSA) - Rome, September 22 - Police on Monday arrested Gennaro De Tommaso, the infamous Napoli fan known as "Genny a' carogna" (Genny the Scumbag), along with four others for the trouble that hit the Italian Cup final at Rome's Stadio Olimpico on May 3. Napoli fans threw firecrackers and...
(ANSA) - New York, September 19 - The Islamic State (ISIS) fundamentalist militia has made no specific threats against Italy, Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini said Friday. "But ISIS is a global threat, and we know this requires a global, coordinated response," the minister said in New...

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