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Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Love is the law, love under will. In April 1920 Aleister Crowley moved to Cefalú, Sicily, to run a commune known as Abbey of Thelema, a small house...
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than nine out of ten refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe through Italy this year are travelling alone, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday, warning of "appalling" risks children face...
  A 2014 report by Italian government estimates that more than €3 billion has already been spent on 693 unfinished (and abandoned) structures in Italy. The bridge of San Giacomo dei Capri in Naples looks like it came out from an...
Bruno Ferrin, 79 years old from Nervesa della Battaglia, Treviso, built an amusement park consisting of 45 mechanical rides and attractions (including swings, merry-go-round, slides, roller coasters, trampolines) he designed and built; all the rides work without electricity. The...
Renzi, the Italian prime minister, quits after losing the constitutional referendum. "No" vote won. Renzi: "I lost". "No" is clearly ahead in exit polls of constitutional referendum. According to the fourth exit poll, the Yes is at 40-42% and No...
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 said Europe needed to come...
Wildlife and birding in the Po Delta dreamy wood. Mesola wood is a nature reserve on the Po Delta, not far from Ferrara (between Goro, Codicote and Mesola). The Gran Bosco della Mesola covers an area of 1,058 hectares which...
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 in August she had been...
"Never throw out leftover bread!" our Milanese mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers used to exclaim. Milanese cuisine has its roots in simpler traditions, and that includes reusing old bread to make exquisite dishes. So if you happen to have bought...
In 1908 an earthquake and tsunami hit Messina and Reggio (in the Messina Strait, Sicily-Calabria) causing 123,000 deaths. Both cities were almost completely destroyed. On December 28, 1908 the ground shook for some 30 to 40 seconds, and the destruction...

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