Boldrini in Liberation Day speech: “Facebook must remove fascist pages.”

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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President of the Chamber of Deputies Laura Boldrini called Zuckerburg to remove offensive material from its social network. Boldrini spoke in Piazza Nettuno in front of crowds to celebrate Italy’s liberation after WWII. She told them: “There’s a network 2,700 pages of the extreme right and I wrote to Zuckerberg to remove them.” Thousands gathered […]

President of Carisbo Foundation’s confusing walk back

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Merola on Leone Sibani: “Thanks Sibani for the change of heart.” First he resigned. Then in less than 24 hours Sibani withdrew his offer. It’s been no surprise that for quite a while the winds of change have tried to upset the normal routine of one of Bologna’s most powerful business machines in the city: […]

Joan Mirò – master of surrealism

Monday, April 24th, 2017
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By Giorgia Ferro   What awaits us at Palazzo Albergati, with the Mirò! Sogno e colore exhibition running from April 11th to September 17th is in fact a champion of the twentieth century artistic revolution in his concluding parable when, from 1956 to 83, Joan Mirò Ferrà settles with his wife Pilar, in Palma de […]

Residents Vs Osteria Bartolini

Monday, April 24th, 2017
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– “The smell of fried fish haunts us.” Local citizens in the Piazza Malpighi area launched a petition and collected 300 signatures to fight back against the degradation caused by Bartolini, which only opened several months ago. One resident exclaimed: “We simply cannot live with that smell all day. It’s horrendous.” Normally, residents are often up […]

Asinelli Tower closes for renovations

Friday, April 14th, 2017
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July reopen planned + lower terrace open to visitors New online reservations only One of Bologna’s most popular attractions is shutting down for another upgrade. The restoration work will affect the internal wooden staircases with their dizzying 498 steps to the top. And for first time the terrace just above the ground floor is being […]

IIPLE construction school seek collaboration with Irish companies

Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Bolognese students visit Belfast & Dublin First stop: Belfast. Sunday 2nd of April, 18 students of architecture, surveying and engineering landed at Belfast City Airport for a four day trip to the Emerald Isle. The visit included visits to the Lagan Group quarries in order to see at first hand how one of Europe’s most successful […]