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There has been a surge in the number of prostitutes in Milan ahead of the 2015 Expo World Fair, and the city's deputy mayor says they should 'be treated as employees who work on road construction'
The toll of deaths and injuries mean the events are under scrutiny as never before
Escape the crowds on this Italian island
Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples, is said to be beset with social and moral decay
Greek PM, Alexis Tsipras, must push a raft of austerity measures through parliament to start negotiations on a new funding lifeline from reluctant European nations
Erwin Schrümpf founded Griechenlandhilfe because he 'could not stand by and watch such poverty and need in the EU'
Demands accompanying €500m bailout deal anger public fed up with austerity
Many of the millions of Greeks who voted 'no' predict unrest on the streets
Party faces being torn apart as Tsipras is confronted by his broken promises
If accepted, Athens is expected to receive a new three-year bailout package worth over €50bn
The two nations’ leaders may be at odds, but holidaymakers are still heading for the islands in droves
Greek PM pledges to introduce tax and pension measures to avert national bankruptcy and an exit from the euro
But Italy's Finance Minister said that even in the event of Greece’s exit from the euro, Italy would be better protected this time from speculators
The use of unprocessed coca leaf is legal in Bolivia and other Andean countries
Neighbours bicker about where the border should run around famous mountain
Italian anger directed at former Eastern bloc countries that reacted with surprising vehemence against a compromise deal to accept small numbers of refugees