Everyday Italian: Learn from Newspaper Headlines

^ Chiavenna, Dec 2006

Madesimo: costs of tele-heating* inflame the town

Talamona: criminal blaze destroys the kids’ nativity scene.

At the newstand: the book K2

Chiavenna: offerings stolen from the nativity scene

Two tourists injured on the ski slopes in Madesimo

*Teleriscaldamento, available in some Italian towns, recovers heat from power stations and pipes it into homes.

Chiavenna, Dec 2006

New Year’s Eve in the piazza: Chiavenna live on TV

Provera [says]: “No to the Muslim demands. We’ll/let’s defend our nativity scenes.”

Dec, 2006 – There were a few stories around Italy (though not, I believe, in Chiavenna) about nativity scenes being removed from schools after protests from non-Christian (not necessarily Muslim) parents. Provera, whoever he is, evidently tried to make political capital out of this.

3 thoughts on “Everyday Italian: Learn from Newspaper Headlines

  1. webmaster

    Hai ragionissima. I was thinking specifically in reference to Lecco, but I have been in Piazza Affari in Milan!

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