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St. James Episcopal Church holds monthly thrift sale

St. James Episcopal Church holds thrift sales every month, featuring anything from household decorations to Moschino bags.

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Laura Todirica: the family dentist

Laura speaks to The Florentine about the dental needs of the city’s international community.

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Meyer Health Campus opens

The Meyer Health Campus aims to be much more than a learning center of a university hospital.

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Transport in Florence: how to move around

Here’s a guide to Florence's transport options, with an overview of the best ways to get around the city and surroundings.

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Earthquake risk in Florence: what to think and how to react

Florence is currently experiencing an earthquake swarm. How should we react in light of the recent seismic activity in Tuscany?

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Tages for Foreigners: Mental health services in English

Tages for Foreigners brings together health care, psychology, social interventions and education, with the multidisciplinary team offering evidence-based interventions tailored to clients’ requests and needs.

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Mental health services in Florence

Feeling heard when you’re struggling and knowing when and where to find help is crucial for those in need of mental health assistance. For many who have transplanted to Italy, ...

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10 questions a foreign investor should ask himself before buying a farm or a property complex in Italy

If you are planning to spend your time “under the Italian sun,” by purchasing an agricultural property, and you want to maximize its architectural, historical, agricultural, and recreational value, below ...

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For gentlemen only: Mondial 1908

Gentlemen with a longing to look their best this holiday season need seek no more. Nestled along borgo San Jacopo, a flick of a blade away from the Ponte Vecchio, ...

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How to live and work in Italy as a foreign business owner with the Italia Startup Visa

The Italia Startup Visa is an Italian government tool designed to attract innovative business owners and highly qualified workers to our country.   It introduces a bilingual, digital, centralized and ...

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Digital nomads in Italy: visas and tax incentives for remote workers

While the world of travel post-Covid 19 may look a bit different, most countries are beginning to reopen their borders. With the pandemic, the number of workers who do not ...

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Talk of the town: a new wave of podcasts

Engaging content within earshot we feel drawn to: the podcast climate in Florence has a renewed vibe.         “When you’re making a life for yourself in a ...

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Healthcare for UK Nationals living in Italy

Under the Withdrawal Agreement if you were living in Italy or moved here before January 1, 2021, your rights to access healthcare in Italy will stay the same, provided you ...

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At the Questura: obtaining a biometric residence document for UK nationals

Memories of a visit to the Florence police headquarters in 2002 involve shouting, crying and a muscular guy being manhandled off the premises. Yesterday, calm and the occasional pigeon pervaded ...

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Supporting UK nationals obtaining residency in Italy: IOM

  The International Organization for Migration (IOM) provides information and support to UK nationals living in Italy who may find it harder to complete their residency applications, in order to ...

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British citizens in Italy: what to do before December 31

For more than four years, Brexit has left the tens of thousands of British citizens in Italy in limbo. And while this saga is finally reaching its denouement, the status ...

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How to take a sabbatical in Florence

There’s never been a better time to plan a sabbatical in Florence and consider spending a life-enriching extended period of time in Italy.   Earlier in the year, more than ...

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Information campaign to support UK nationals in Italy

If you are resident in Italy before the transition period ends on 31 December 2020, you will be able to stay.

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Supporting British Nationals with Brexit procedures

The programme is part of a wider initiative through which the UK Government and IOM aim to provide assistance to British citizens in Europe.

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How to wear a mask

We’ve been told we all have to “use” face protection in Tuscany, but exactly how this should be done seems to challenge a number of locals. The Florentine’s resident illustrator ...

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Coronavirus lockdown: 5 tips for good mental health

How do we deal with fear, solitude and the host of emotions we’re all going through at this exceptional time? The Florentine‘s Jane Farrell speaks with Florentine psychotherapist Dr Paolo ...

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Coronavirus: dos and don’ts

The underlying rule is clear: stay at home as much as possible and maintain interpersonal distance of one metre at all times.

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Fiscal Benefits for Agricultural Properties in Italy

  The agricultural sector in Tuscany is currently in a period of growth. According to the Unioncamere- Infocamere, the number of agricultural and food businesses managed by people under 35 ...

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Coronavirus in Italy: what to do

On March 8, the Italian Government issued strict legislation to slow the contagion of Coronavirus. Read the full legislation here (in Italian).   Due to an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus ...

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