Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
May 12, 2005

Pasolini Murderer Denies Charges

30 years after the murder of film director, poet, and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini, his murderer denied charges and pointed his finger at three other culprits. Pino Pelosi announced on a television program last week that he was not the murderer and that the real perpetrators had been left free

Over the tuscan stove – Divine chefs and colleagues

  Cibrèo’s Yellow Bell Pepper Soup (Passato di Peperoni Gialli)   4 yellow bell peppers 3 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, left whole 1 red onion 1 medium carrot 1 stalk celery 1 bay leaf 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 cups vegetable broth 12 croutons of fried bread (for garnish) 4 tablespoons grated […]

Tuscany right is left out, again

The President of the Tuscany Region, Claudio Martini, who was re-elected in April’s Regional elections, has appointed his Councillors and held the first inaugural session last week.   President Martini, of the centre-left party Democratici di Sinistra (DS) is now serving his second term as President

Train Strike May 12th

A train strike by the Ferrovie dello Stato workers will begin at 21:00 on May 12th and will last until the same time the following evening, May 13th. Claiming that the company refused to rethink a massive outsourcing manoeuvre that is “humiliating” to the professionals working within,

Juventus takes lead in race for Scudetto against Milan

In a vibrant and well played game, Milan’s team, considered the best performing group of players, lost to Juventus’ ever-practical and cynical playing style. The game of the year was tense, vibrant, combative, well-played and kept fans on the edge of their seats until the

The statue had been temporarily relocated to the Bargello Museum for minor restoration work in preparation for an exhibition scheduled for next year of artist Giambologna’s works, an exhibit of which the statue will be a part.   For unknown reasons, the City was not informed of plans

Versilia Danza on Tour

Versilia Danza, the renowned dance group that is working on a three-year project with world famous choreographer and dancer Susanne Link, will be leaving Tuscany for the month of May for performances at a festival near Venice. The troupe and Link will return to Florence for a workshop from

10,000 Fans help Fiorentina win in Verona

It was an act of devotion on the part of Fiorentina fans who followed their struggling team to Verona for a decisive game that would have meant Fiorentina’s downgrading to the B Series had they lost. The stadium was coloured with the Fiorentina’s bright purple as

Watch Out for Bugged ATMs

Police discovered another ATM machine that had been tampered with in Piazza Beccaria last week. Someone had inserted a small device that could “read” the account information of clients using the ATM. Fortunately, one of these clients noticed that the slot into which cards are inserted had been

Berlusconi back on same old track

After a series of events that led to the overturn of Prime Minister Berlusconi’s government as well as the state’s standoff with the U.S. over the results of a U.S. murder investigation in Iraq, Berlusconi has now regained composure and is once again defending