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Tina Lepri

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Italy squanders €150m in EU grants

Sicily and Naples miss out on culture and tourism grants to protect crumbling cultural heritage sites due to chronic mismanagement

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Restitution

Italy retrieves three works looted from Tuscan villa by the Nazis

Paintings were confiscated by Fascist government then seized by German occupying forces

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Conservation

More gloom for tomb as further delay dogs Augustus project

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Openings

MaXXI outpost for earthquake-ravaged city

The Italian culture ministry plans to bring a contemporary art museum to L’Aquila

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Italy’s culture workers threaten national protest

While government moves to limit right to strike by reclassifying museums as “essential public services” on a par with schools and hospitals

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Culture workers threaten national action as Italy moves to limit right to strike

Tension is at an all-time high following strikes that shut down the Colosseum and Pompeii