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Italian graduates “less skilled” – OECD

Interested to read this article in the Guardian’s higher education section this week, based on a report by the OECD which claims that Italian and indeed Spanish graduates¬†are less skilled compared to other nationalities, which therefore reflects directly on the … Continue reading

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Italian firm in salary dispute

The “British jobs for British workers” slogan and ethic of last year once again rears it’s ugly head. source: The Guardian:British workers at a power plant project have been undercut by a subcontractor paying Italian labourers over ¬£1,000 less on … Continue reading

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Italian student arrested for filming in London

An article in The Guardian, also featured on Italian national TV news programme TG2, has told of her ordeal after being stopped by two police officers for filming buildings in the Paddington area of London.Simona Bonomo, 32, an art student … Continue reading

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New Caruso discovery in Yorkshire

Retired recording engineer Jim Pattison has discovered a set of 78s records dating back to the early 20th century on a visit to Brodsworth Hall, Doncaster, Yorkshire.Among them, a recording of Italian tenor Enrico Caruso singing Addio dolce svegliare from … Continue reading

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Italian lessons despite drop in language learning

Guardian.co.uk has recently launched it’s “Learn Italian” series under the travel section. So far this internet-age phrase book complete with audio section has covered Culture & Sport, Food & Shopping and Travel and Accomodation. A useful ‘Italian gestures‘ section is … Continue reading

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Berlusconi strikes back at Guardian

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi has struck out against The Guardian after its article on Monday declaring that Italy’s organsiation of the G8 summit this week in L’Aquila has been ‘chaotic’ and that “growing pressure from other member states to have … Continue reading

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Ice cream advert banned

An advertisment fo an upmarket brand of ice-cream Antonio Federici Gelato Italiano, featuring a glamorous nun in her habit and a priest wearing a cassock in a clinch with the tagline “kiss temptation” has been banned in the UK by … Continue reading

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