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U-turn on free parking for Italian married mothers

Rome, Italy | AFP | The small town of Pontida in northern Italy has sparked outrage by offering free parking permits to pregnant women and young mothers — but only if they are married or an EU citizen. The policy, introduced at the start of September, stipulated that free permits would …

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Annette Bening says women progressing in film biz

Venice, Italy | AFP | US actress Annette Bening said Wednesday she believes women are making progress in the movie industry, despite only one female-directed film making it into the competition selection at Venice, where she is chairing the awards jury. “There is sexism of course, no question. But I think …

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Qatar announces 5 bn euro order for warships from Italy

Doha, Qatar | AFP | Qatar announced on Wednesday a five-billion-euro order for seven warships from Italy in the midst of a nearly two-month diplomatic crisis with neighbouring Saudi Arabia and its allies. “We have signed a contract on behalf of the Qatari navy to acquire seven warships from Italy for …

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LIVE: Ronaldo strikes 2nd as Real Madrid go 3-1 up in final

⚽ 🐉 🏆  LIVE: Isco gets Madrid nod in Champions League final  82′: Real Madrid 3 Juventus 1 Ronaldo opened the scoring early in Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, but the Italians responded with a brilliant goal by Mario Mandzukic soon after. The second half has started, it …

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Win it for me, Pirlo tells Juve

Rome, Italy | AFP |  Juventus and Italy legend Andrea Pirlo has told his former team-mates to win Saturday’s Champions League final for him. “Here we are: Juve-Real in the Champions League final. I say ‘we’ because even if this time I will not be on the pitch, I will …

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