Category Archives: People

National holiday cause for controversy

You would have thought that with Easter coming so late this year (the last weekend of April) Italians, or any other population, would be more than glad of an extra day off in March to celebrate the 150th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Baby girl for singer Nannini

Rock singer Gianni Nannini, aged 54, gave birth to a healthy baby girlĀ  this morning at the Mangiagalli clinic in Milan. Her late pregnancy had provoked some outrage earlier in the year when the news was leaked to a gossip … Continue reading

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Rock singer pregnant at 54

Italian rock star Gianna Nannini is reported to be pregnant for the first time at the age of 54. Weekly news and gossip magazine Chi reports that the Tuscan singer is already in her fifth month of pregnancy. Magazine reporters … Continue reading

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Milan nightclubs in drugs arrests

A legal enquiry into irregular management of nightclubs in Milan has led to the closure of two of the city’s top nightclubs and the arrest of five people. Trendy clubs Hollywood and The Club were both closed and sealed off … Continue reading

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Milan IKEA on strike over conditions

Workers at the IKEA DIY furniture store in Corsico near Milan were all out on a one-day strike last Friday in protest of what they claim to be “unacceptable” working conditions. The trade union Uiltucs claimed that employees at the … Continue reading

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Morgan speaks out

Eccentric singer and performer Morgan (real name Marco Castoldi) has revealed in an interview for Max magazine how he uses cocaine daily as an ‘anti-depressive’. The 38 year old singer, most noted for his role as judge and team leader … Continue reading

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Family row turns to violence

Questions are being raised about young people and videogames after a 16 year old boy stabbed his own father with a kitchen knife at their home in Turin on Sunday, after playing on the Playstation video console. An apparently normal … Continue reading

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