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Venice guide: free attractions and things to do
Jointly owned by Venice City Council and the Italian Navy, the Arsenale is not regularly open to the public, but parts of the complex are used as exhibition space by the Art and Architecture Biennales, which take place respectively in odd and even ...
Venice wants out of Italy - USA TODAY
Venice wants out of Italy
They say they feel disconnected from the rest of Italy, and that the Veneto mentality is an independent one. "I have always felt like a Venetian first and an Italian second," says Sylvia Barbarigo, 49, a schoolteacher and supporter of secession. "We're ...
So where is the global HQ of Venice's independence lobby? Answer: Kent
In Venice, learning to row your own boat - Washington Post
In Venice, learning to row your own boat
Ever since I first visited this Italian city as a scruffy backpacking teen several decades ago, I'd wondered how the gondoliers were able to so nimbly navigate its watery warrens in their iconic slender black boats. But it wasn't .... On any given day ...
Italian forces arrest Veneto separatists over alleged plot to attack Venice - The Guardian
Italian forces arrest Veneto separatists over alleged plot to attack Venice
"We have the people on our side." The Veneto region, centered on Venice, helped transform Italy into an industrial power in the 1960s and 1970s. The community of small, family-run businesses that had been the backbone of the region's success have been ...
Terror in Venice: Authorities arrest 24 for plotting violent secession from Italy
Venice independence movement 'turns to terrorism'
Officials confiscate makeshift tank from Venice group that allegedly planned ...
Italy opens bidding for Venice Island - RT
Italy opens bidding for Venice Island
Among other sites being sold – aside from the Venetian lagoon island of Poveglia, are a 15th century bastion against the Ottoman Turks known as in Gradisca d'Isonzo, near the border with Slovenia, and an old monastery. While there are five properties ...
Italy Is Selling Off This Very Creepy 'Haunted' Island In Venice
'World's most haunted island' up for auction
Italy is auctioning off Poveglia, one of 'world's most haunted' islands
Italy to auction state assets, including Venice island, castle - Property Investor Europe (subscription)
Italy to auction state assets, including Venice island, castle
Property Investor Europe (subscription)
Italy's Demanio agency, the official body tasked with selling state-owned properties, is to auction five assets next month, and says each has a market value of over €400m. They comprise a Venetian island, a 15th-century castle and historic buildings in ...
Independent Venice bid takes off - Irish Independent
Independent Venice bid takes off
... of the most potent landmarks of Italy's fascist era. Set on one of Rome's busiest squares, the Palazzo Venezia was the venue for Benito Mussolini's most important speeches, including his declaration of Italy's entry into World War II in 1940 ...
Venetian separatists ask Rome for their embassy back
Europe's Latest Secession Movement: Venice? - The Atlantic
Europe's Latest Secession Movement: Venice?
After Austria's defeat during the wars of Italian unification, an 1866 plebiscite in Venice, held in the shadow of an Italian military garrison, registered 647,246 votes in favor of annexation by the Kingdom of Italy and only 69 votes against—a margin ...
Wait a Second, Did Venice Just Vote to Secede From Italy?
89 percent of Venetians want to break up with Italy
Will Venice Break Away Before It Floats Away?
Italy to sell off the world's most haunted island - Haaretz
Italy to sell off the world's most haunted island
A small island in the Venetian Lagoon, considered one of the most “haunted” places in the world, will be up for auction next month as part of Italy's desperate attempts to offset the effects of the economic crisis, according to a report in British ...
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Italy puts 'world's most haunted island' on auction block
Venetians fight to save historical, 'haunted' Poveglia island from luxury ...
Italy court orders release of Venice separatists - www.worldbulletin.net
Italy court orders release of Venice separatists
An Italian court has ordered the release of seven Venetian separatists who were accused of plotting a violent uprising against the Italian government for the independence of Venice and the establishment of the Republic of Veneto. Former MP and founder ...
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