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Feb 25, 2014

Pristine but desolate, the Italian villages facing extinction

GORRETO, Italy (Reuters) – Gorreto, population: 105, was always small, but now the tiny village, nestled in a river valley in northern Italy, is on the brink of extinction.

Most of the remaining residents are over 60 and the primary school attended by Mayor Sergio Capelli, 72, closed about 30 years ago – a stark example of the nationwide demographic decline as Italians live longer and have fewer babies.

Feb 25, 2014
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Feb 24, 2014
Feb 24, 2014

Italy may hike tax on government bonds

MILAN, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Italy may increase taxes on
coupons pocketed by Italian savers on government debt, new Prime
Minister Matteo Renzi’s chief of staff Graziano Delrio said in a
television interview.

Renzi confirmed on Monday his government would consider
raising taxes on gains from financial investments as a way of
funding a labour reform package, but gave no details.

Feb 24, 2014
    • About Lisa

      "I have been a correspondent for 13 years, reporting on banks, financial regulation and EU politics from London, Brussels, Zurich and Milan. I have also written about a variety of business sectors, general news, the arts and sport. As Chief Financial Correspondent for Italy, I keep a close eye on top Italian business stories, particularly Fiat and banking."
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