Italy in the News: Vernazza Updates, Mona Lisa’s skeleton, Austerity passes, Jovanotti death, bruschetta and more

Headlines from the week of Dec 12-19

(SaveVernazza) – Andrea Leonardini of Vernazza and Linda Mazzi of La Spezia wed this past Saturday in the Church of Santa Margherita d’Antiochia, in Piazza Marconi, Vernazza… Read More

(Yahoo) – Italy’s lower house of parliament formally approved Prime Minister Mario Monti’s austerity package on Friday after he won a vote of confidence on the measures aimed at speeding up implementation. ….Read More

(ANSA) – Rock star Jovanotti has expressed his sorrow over the death of a young man killed on Monday as a group of workers was building the stage for his concert in Trieste ….Read More

(ANSA) – The following is a city-by-city guide to some of Italy’s art exhibitions…Read More

(Italian Notebook) – From mid-October to the end of December everybody in Tuscany gets ready for their first bruschetta….Read More

(ANSA) – A skeleton found in the former convent in Florence where archaeologists are searching for the remains of Leonardo’s Mona Lisa may have belonged to a woman, experts say….Read More

(ANSA) – The northern city of Bologna  has been named the most liveable city in the country, according to a new survey….Read More

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