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If the country fails to clean up thousands of tonnes of rubbish, Italy faces big fines, according to the EU. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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Photographs made public on Monday show people sunbathing on an Italian beach, just a few metres away from the bodies of two dead Roma children (photo, from aljazeera.net). On a popular beach near Naples, the bodies of the girls, laid out under towels. (more…)

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Italian authorities say that on Friday a woman has been discovered after being kept in a locked room in her family’s home for 18 years. Italians are pondering the similarities with the widely publicized abuse cases that have shaken Austria in recent years. (more…)

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Unveiling a series of emergency, Silvio Berlusconi said the Naples rubbish crisis (photo, from BBC) will be treated as a natural disaster.

Italy’s prime minister said landfill sites will be classified as of strategic national interest, guarded by soldiers. (more…)

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The EU is suing Italy for failing to end a rubbish crisis that has left the city of Naples strewn with waste.

It’s going to be an early challenge for the incoming prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi. (more…)

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