Author Archives: Telegraph Staff

Pompeii seeking ‘army of spies’ in ‘Deep Throat’ operation to root out Mafia crime and corruption

The operation was launched in a bid to save the ancient site wiped out by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. from permanent collapse Continue reading

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Italy’s Renzi wins confidence vote on same-sex unions bill

The ‘super amendment’ removes from the draft text rights for same-sex pairs to adopt stepchildren and a requirement that couples be faithful Continue reading

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Colourful carnival season begins in Venice

Venice has begun its carnival season with a large floatilla of colourful Venetian boats floating through its canals Continue reading

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Going the whole hog: Pasqualina, the domesticated wild boar, in pictures

A caring couple gave a hog a home after finding it desperate, undernourished, and close to death in the woods. Now the 100lb wild boar gallivants freely around their house Continue reading

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Fiat Lux Light Show: St. Peter’s Basilica transformed for climate change

Fiat Lux: Illuminating Our Common Home: St. Peter’s Basilica is bathed in light to help raise awareness on climate change Continue reading

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Mount Etna in pictures: Volcano spews lava and clouds of ash in latest eruption

In pics: Volcano spews lava and clouds of ash in latest eruption Continue reading

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