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‘EU will be CHANGED!’ Brussels panic as eurosceptics SOAR ahead of Italy election

It could also lead to a vote on Italian membership of the eurozone as the Five Star Movement (5S) soars in the polls.  An Italian general election is set to be held in 2018 with eurosceptic 5S now predicted to be the largest party.  Party leader Luigi Di Maio said he would hold referendums on membership of the eurozone if elected and urged Brussels to look seriously at financial reform.  He said unless Brussels listened to his party’s many concerns he would hold a vote on whether to pull Italy…

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Pope marks 81st birthday with extra-long pizza

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has blown out his birthday candle on an extra-long pizza at the Vatican to the delight of children. Pope Francis blows out a candle on a pizza on Dec. 17, 2017 during an audience with children assisted by “Dispensario Santa Marta,” a Vatican pediatric clinic. AFP – Getty Images/ Ossevatore Romano Francis, who turned 81 on Sunday, then told the children, who use a Vatican health service, to “eat all four meters (13 feet),” saying it will make them grow. This handout released by Roman…

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Transfer news: Arsenal to challenge Chelsea for long-term target Leon Bailey

Bailey is one of the most sought after young talents in the Bundesliga right now. His performances for Bayer Leverkusen have helped the German club climb into the battle for the Champions League places so far. Clubs from Spain and Italy are thought to be interested in his signature. But Chelsea were seemingly in the driving seat to secure his services next month. Antonio Conte is desperate to bolster his options next month as the fight for a top-four place heats up. However, Arsene Wenger could rival his counterpart to…

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Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp refuses to take credit for Mohamed Salah signing

Most managers would be rushing to claim credit for signing the top scorer in the country. Especially when that buy is not even a specialist centre-forward but a winger. But not Klopp. The Liverpool boss was quick to deflect praise towards the scouting team. They wanted Mohamed Salah. They kept telling Klopp that. He listened. He acted. He spent £37 million. He is grateful for their good advice. “The scouting department did a fantastic job about him,” Klopp said.  “They didn’t get out of our ears. It was 100 percent,…

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Spain Arrests Suspect Wanted in Italy for Multiple Killings

He was arrested after three were killed in Spain, including two Civil Guards More (MADRID) — Spanish authorities on Friday arrested a homicide suspect wanted for months by Italy after three people were killed a day earlier in Spain, including two Civil Guards. Norbert Feher, a 36 year-old from Serbia, was arrested near Cantavieja, a town in northeastern rural Spain, after he allegedly shot and killed a civilian and two Civil Guard police Thursday, a Civil Guard spokesman said, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with internal police rules….

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Italy would be SUPERPOWER and Germany a disaster: Gentiloni argues Italy has MORE support

Paolo Gentiloni made the controversial comments at the end of a two-day EU summit where leaders finally agreed Brexit talks could move on to trade. In a press conference, Mr Gentiloni hit out at Germany over the way Italy was treated in its bid to be the new home of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), currently based in London. Milan narrowly lost out to Amsterdam after votes were left deadlocked in last month’s decision – leading to straws being drawn to decide. And the Italian premier placed the blame firmly…

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EU BREAKS APART on migration: Merkel blasts EU member states for lack of solidarity

The German Chancellor said it was “not acceptable” for EU members to shirk their responsibility to meet migrant quotas.  Concerns about migration have overshadowed the European Council summit in Brussels, which had been expected to revolve around Brexit and eurozone reform. Speaking on the second day of the EU summit, Angela Merkel said: “We are not so in agreement as regards internal solidarity on the migration issue. In most areas, if not all areas, we show solidarity, as part of the EU. “But there are some areas where solidarity is…

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Technology 

Forget Android Oreo upgrade, Google upgraded your phone with THIS awesome feature

Google this week pushed-out an update to a slew of older hardware, including smartphones running 5.0 Lollipop. The update brings the impressive AI assistant that powers the Pixel and Google Home, Google Assistant, to the devices. Assistant was an exclusive for the Google Pixel smartphone range when it launched back in October 2016. Google later rolled-out the virtual assistant to other devices rolling Android 7.0 Nougat, before expanding availability to handsets running 6.0 Marshmallow earlier this year. However, these are still relatively new smartphones, like the Galaxy S7 and HTC…

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Lifestyle 

REVEALED: The Christmas traditions that are in DANGER of disappearing

Instead, we are whole-heartedly embracing Christmas customs from around the world, such as stocking up on Stollen and Gluhwein at a local Christmas market and serving Italian Panettone to family and friends.  Research by family history website AncestryDNA shows that the ‘traditional’ British Christmas is increasingly diverse, with nearly a quarter of people also saying they won’t be tuning in to watch the Queen’s 60th televised Christmas speech this year either. The study reveals Brits have gone cold on age-old celebrations with the festive traditions most at risk of disappearing,…

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Angela Merkel backs BERLUSCONI: Former PM set for political comeback in Italy election

The former Italian prime minister once mingled with the German Chancellor and other world leaders on a regular basis. But he was forced to resign in 2011 over his management of Italy’s debt crisis and revelations of risqué parties. And after being convicted of tax fraud in 2013, the 81-year-old fell from the limelight as he was forced to carry out a year’s community service at a care home in Milan – and was ultimately written off politically. However now, a far cry from his “bunga bunga party days”, Mr…

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