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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 ...
Italy sells Venice island among prime holdings in online auction - Reuters
Italy sells Venice island among prime holdings in online auction
"Investors can bid for our properties from everywhere, from New York or Dubai," Stefano Scalera of Demanio, the public agency that manages Italian state properties, said on Monday. "Through the internet they can download documents and contracts, we ...
Italy opens bidding for Venice Island
Italy is auctioning off Poveglia, one of 'world's most haunted' islands
World's Most 'Haunted' Island Up for Auction
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 ...
Venice secession vote underscores autonomist movements - UPI.com
Venice secession vote underscores autonomist movements
VENICE , Italy, April 18 (UPI) -- A vote in Italy's Veneto region, which includes the city of Venice, indicating widespread support for secession from Italy, underscores the rise of nationalism in the world. Considering the recent referendum in Crimea ...
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 ...
Italy Is Selling Off This Very Creepy 'Haunted' Island In Venice - Businessinsider India
Italy Is Selling Off This Very Creepy 'Haunted' Island In Venice
The Italian government is auctioning off Poveglia Island, formerly home to medieval plague victims and 20th century asylum patients, as part of a continued effort to raise money to cover the country's national debt. Italy is offering a 99-year lease on ...
Venice plots break from chaotic Italy - New Zealand Herald
Venice plots break from chaotic Italy
New Zealand Herald
Now, three weeks after the campaigners staged an unofficial referendum that they said showed that most Venetians backed their case, its leaders want Palazzo Venezia handed to them as their "embassy" to Italy. The building served as Venice's embassy to ...
Venice seeks independence from Italy in unofficial poll - The Independent
Venice seeks independence from Italy in unofficial poll
Campaigner Paolo Bernardini, professor of European history at the University of Insubria in Como, northern Italy, said it was “high time” for Venice to become an autonomous state once again. “Although history never repeats itself, we are now ...
Venice votes to break away from rest of Italy, create 'Repubblica Veneta'
Europe's Latest Secession Movement: Venice?
89% of Veneto residents vote for independence from Rome
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 ...
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