Tag: Italy

Venice wants to secede from Italy

Sunday, 16 March 2014 Voting begins Sunday on a referendum on whether Venice and its surrounding region should secede from the rest of Italy, in an attempt to restore its 1,000-year history as a sovereign republic. La Serenissima — or the Most Serene Republic of Venice — was […]

Italy is wasting away month by month

– its debt ratio ratcheting up towards 140pc of GDP – and all because the country’s ruling elite cannot shake off its slavish assumption that a return to monetary self-rule is impossible By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Economics Last updated: January 31st, 2014 Today’s headline from Italy is that unemployment […]

Common osteoporosis drug slows formation of new bone

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery jgingery@endo-society.org 301-941-0240 The Endocrine Society Study results suggest combination treatments may be needed to stop bone loss, fuel growth Chevy Chase, MD––Although the drug zoledronic acid slows bone loss in osteoporosis patients, it also boosts levels of a biomarker that stops bone formation, according […]

Human brain treats prosthetic devices as part of the body

Contact: Jyoti Madhusoodanan jmadhusoodanan@plos.org 415-568-4545 Public Library of Science People with spinal cordPeople with spinal cord injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile limbs injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile limbs. […]

Eurozone breaks record on Jobless level

Friday, 01 March 2013 Italy’s voters gave their verdict on the austerity medicine they’ve been forced to take when they went to the polls earlier this week. By Friday, one of the reasons behind the protest was highlighted when the country’s unemployment hit its highest level in at […]

Italy halts austerity plan leaving EU in turmoil

Fears that deadlock will lengthen Italy’s two-year recession and spill over into rest of the eurozone hit markets across Europe Ian Traynor in Brussels, John Hooper in Rome and Phillip Inman The Guardian,   Tuesday 26 February 2013 15.38 EST Italy’s decision to revive Silvio Berlusconi’s political career was a […]

Italian elections may decide euro’s fate

It’s Monti vs. Berlusconi as Yuletide sparring launches campaign. Paul Ames December 28, 2012 06:15   ROME, Italy — Italians took a break from politics for most of 2012. Bitter party rivals buried their grievances to give a non-elected, technocratic government time to convince financial markets that the world’s […]

Unemployed young cost Europe €153bln a year

Published: 22 October, 2012, 15:57 Edited: 22 October, 2012, 15:57 As many as 14 million young unemployed Europeans cost the region’s economy about 153 billion euro a year or 1.2% of the EU’s gross domestic product, according to the study from the Eurofond research agency. ­The study discovered […]