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6 Things You Could Never Have Guessed Are Actually Italian Inventions

Italy’s contribution to culture and gastronomy is undisputable. From ancient Roman times to the present day, Italians keep coming up with ideas and inventions - and legendary culinary feats and restaurants - that shape...

Man accused of kidnapping British model says case a ‘sham’

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer representing a suspect accused of kidnapping a British model says the entire case may have been fabricated as a publicity stunt. The case involves British model Chloe Ayling, who said...
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Italian minister – Investing more will help West tackle growing populism

BERLIN (Reuters) - Italian Industry Minister Carlo Calenda said on Wednesday that boosting investment would help western democracies counteract growing populism. Speaking at a conference hosted by the German Economy Ministry in Berlin, Calenda also...
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Nutella maker fights back on palm oil after cancer risk study

ALBA, Italy (Reuters) - The $44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the...
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Italian PM unveils new government, but centre-right ally threatens to quit

ROME (Reuters) - Newly appointed Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni unveiled his government on Monday, keeping almost all the outgoing ministers in place in a sign of continuity aimed at reassuring financial markets. However, a...