The Bolognese Pro’s learning English

Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Class of 2017 VIGILI DEL FUOCO The Department of fire fighters, public rescue and civil defence is composed by eight central directorates, eighteen regional offices and one hundred provincial commands, with around eight hundred stations throughout the country. The National Fire Corps is part of the Department that depends on the Interior Ministry. It has […]

Ida Bentinger: Choice and Fatalism

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

By Ren Jingge Over two thousand years ago, Aristotle put forward the “four causes” theory, which summed up four fundamental types of answers. Thus, he gave us the explanation for changes or movement. Similarly, there exists in Buddhism the causal theory: “karma” will always produce its fruit. Everything has its own development, sometimes we make a […]

Lumière Exhibition celebrates cinematic greats

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

By Giorgia Ferro With just a few weeks left, the exhibition Lumière! L’invenzione del cinematografo dedicated to the inventors of cinema Auguste and Louis Lumière situated in Piazza Maggiore and extended until the 5th of March, is definitely worth a visit. An exceptional collection of original material (photographs and objects) made up of the first […]

Whatsapp group report for duty in Bolognina

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

– Project gets political bipartisan support – Public tenders to make shopping safer and plans for the youth ‘Progetto sicurezza in Bolognina’ is an initiative aka ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ that is being launched in the Bolognina area to much political fanfare – since all parties are actually on board with it. The organising committee – of […]

Rebels trash library fighting modern day oppression & social injustices

Monday, February 13th, 2017

CUA hits back to prevent university forcing students into dehumanising and degrading acts: by going through turnstiles in the uni library. According to CUA’s Facebook page their aims are to: ‘…to live and help build the Bologna university area as one of our great social centres in the open air; to promote culture, art, and […]

Police armed with pepper spray

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

New security measures mean police forces will be better prepared However, first to get the new pepper spray include flying squad teams, police on foot patrol and the crime prevention department. Other police personnel who serve across the region will also be fitted out with the little bottles of 20 millilitres of pepper spray. The […]

Bolognese hospitals hunt down foreign debtors

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Bolognese hospitals scour the globe for unpaid bills First, it was those who avoided paying tax who were the focus of financial investigation, then it was the owners of Acer houses that ‘lightened’ their tax returns. Now, it’s hospital patients who have come under the spotlight for escaping the country without paying for their health bills. […]

Piazza Grande – 1 MILLION hit wonder!

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Piazza Grande is a monthly newspaper distributed in the streets of Bologna and Reggio Emilia by the homeless and those in need. It’s quite familiar with its more famous English cousin ‘The Big Issue’ in London. By distributing Piazza Grande offers those in great difficulty a small income opportunity. There are about 60 authorized distributors, […]

€10 million investment for 100,000 prosciutto stock

Sunday, February 5th, 2017
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Gennari accepts immediate payment from Crédit Agricole Cariparma The president of the Granarolo based company, Gianpiero Calzolari, boasted: “We just signed with Crédit Agricole Cariparma, a high financial arrangement that will provide for the mobilization of more than 100,000 Parma prosciutti, worth €10 million. As far as we know, this is completely unique in our […]

Anti-Trump protest

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Anti-Trump Protest today in Bologna got off to a wet but enthusiastic start! PD Consigliere Marco Lombardo attended today’s event as well as group leaders from various cultural and immigrant associations.