MAYOR fighting for political life

Friday, April 24th, 2015

The incumbent city mayor Virginio Merola, is currently facing a back lash against his re-election attempts inside and outside the party. A governance poll by IlSole24 placed Merola in a very dismal 98th spot among all the country’s First Citizens. His chances in the primaries ahead of the local elections in 2016 are now beginning to […]

BRAGA aims for top job.

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Dario Braga seeks top position of Rector at Bologna University in the coming elections. English isn’t spoken a lot in Bologna so how important is this matter to you? That’s true, it’s not spoken enough. I’ve always said that Bologna should become a bilingual city. We must make it easier for visitors and so Bologna […]


Friday, April 24th, 2015

New schism opens up between Cassero, the Church and leftist parties at local government level. Recent events in the LGBT community have opened up old wounds, which the media hype has done little to dampen. The catalyst for this feud seems to involve a published photo showing a degrading scene mocking Christ during an event […]

BIG BROTHER is watching you… park

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

In another swipe at motorcyclists who already face a mission impossible-like job to find a parking space of only 210x105cm in the center, the comune seems to have a new legal policy of photographing motorbikes. This information is then stored on databanks for future use.* Transport Minister Colombo says, “In this way, we can also […]