What are the most common names in Bologna?

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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New commune stats calculator spits out names & surnames The first names among the newborn rankings in 2017 are Giulia for girls and Alessandro for boys. Alessandro (43 newborns) and Giulia (39). Among the favourite names for boys is Mattia (39), Leonardo (37), Matteo (35) and in fifth position Andrea and Francesco (both with 33 […]

Stop Child Labour

Monday, February 26th, 2018
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3 young Bolognese school activists need your help By Carla Lefranc, Chiara and Francesca Ciardella Three children from the International School of Bologna are trying to make a difference in the community by starting a petition on child labour. They started this subject 1 year ago and still have not reached their full number of […]

Bolognese families who offer FREE dinners to total strangers

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Bologna: theater of meetings and dinners with DineHome Boys and girls from all over the world come to study in our city. Bologna, recently elected “the most beautiful University in Europe” by the Times Higher Education (2018), is the city that hosts more Erasmus students in Italy par excellence (2016). Within its walls there are […]

Young girl in hit and run accident by BFC player’s car

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Accident at Borgo Panigale involves mystery driver A 12 year old girl was hit after a Mercedes with French license and belonging to Calcio Cheick Keita drove at high speed in via Emilia Ponente. The player though denied he was driving at the time of the accident. It happened at 2pm in Borgo Panigale area, […]

Maisonventidue aka private art museum

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Located in the heart of the city – smack bang in the middle of Via dell’Indipendenza – Maison Ventidue, hosts local and international artists and their research in the field of performance, installation and interior design. The residence adopts the name HOMEMADE in line with the living space and the city through site-specific studies and […]

Europe’s Political Youth Revolution

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Viral movement A political PEACEFUL revolution is underway and going viral across every European country, city, town and village. From the far corners of the Irish coast to the Romanian borders with Moldavia, from the most southern Mediterranean towns in Italy, Spain and Greece to the upper Nordic countries like Finland, the ‘OLD EUROPE’ of Donald […]

Granarolo buys English Midland company

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Through its subsidiary Granarolo UK, the Midland Food Group was taken over by Granarolo. Midland is a distributor of fresh and frozen food products in the United Kingdom. The British company has 224 employees and a planned turnover of 70 million euro, serving thousands of customers through two owned warehouses in Willenhall in the Birmingham […]

The Bazar of Follies new book

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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IL BAZAR DELLE FOLLIE A new book from Professor Piero Formica reveals: Thoughts about Italy in the age of knowledge The visionary masters the art of seeing invisible things. The expert lives in a niche that restricts his field of vision. His possibilities are limited. Expert “There are many possibilities in the beginner’s mind; there […]

Bomb explosion in cellar claims 1 victim

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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59-year-old collector of war ‘memorabilia’ dies in accident An explosion around lunchtime in the cellar of a building in via Pietro Canonici 13, is presumed to have been the result of an accident. The bomb, which went off in the San Ruffillo area of the city and heard quite some distance away, did not seem […]

Fico hits magic number 750,000

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Business turnover shows it’s worth 13 million euro Almost 750,000 visitors attended Fico Eataly World in its first 11 weeks creating a turnover of 13 million euro. In a statement Primori states that they have a “Target of 6 million admissions in 3 years.” Plus, the first night bus aims to transport staff employees from […]