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Day trippers to face levy to pay for cost of maintaining Venice

31/12/2018

A measure in Italy’s 2019 budget law will allow the local government in Venice to charge day-trippers for access to the city’s historic centre as a way to help defray the considerable costs of maintaining a popular tourist destination built on water, the mayor said.

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Six dead in nightclub stampede in Italy

08/12/2018

Six people have been killed and about 35 others injured in a stampede of panicked concertgoers at a disco in a small town on Italy’s Adriatic coast, authorities said.

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