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    Parasite director to head Venice film festival jury

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:54pm on January 15, 2021

    South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, whose Parasite movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture last year, was named Friday as jury president of the...

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    Venice gondoliers slim down tourist numbers

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:11pm on July 23, 2020

    Venice is reducing the number of tourists its gondolas can carry, because so many are overweight they dangerously lower the boats in the water, a...

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    Traditional ‘Flight Of The Angel’ opens Venice Carnival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 01:04am on February 18, 2020

    Thousands of people, many dressed for a traditional masked ball, crowded into Saint Mark’s Square on Sunday to witness ‘the flight of the angel’, the...

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    Venice shuts down for WWII-era bomb removal

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:25am on February 03, 2020

    A Venice port area was evacuated on Sunday morning as a World War II-era bomb was defused and set to be exploded in the sea....

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    Venice braces for ‘tough day’

    Reuters . Venice | Updated at 10:03pm on November 17, 2019

    St. Mark’s Square in Venice was awash with water and closed on Sunday as city authorities prepared for another exceptional high tide just days after...

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    Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 10:32pm on November 16, 2019

    Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities...

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    Fresh tidal surge floods Venice

    Reuters. Venice | Updated at 09:17pm on November 15, 2019

    Venice was inundated by exceptionally high water levels on Friday just days after the lagoon city suffered the worst flood in more than 50 years.

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    In honour of Pacioli

    Md Touhidul Alam Khan | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    ‘A PERSON should not go to sleep at night until the debits equal the credits’, said Luca Pacioli. Pacioli wrote a book, Summa de Arithmetica,...

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    ‘Joker’, Polanski win top prizes at Venice film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    ‘Joker’, a daring take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival Saturday...

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    Julie Andrews gets lifetime achievement award in Venice

    Reuters . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    Julie Andrews, the star of much-loved movies ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘The Sound of Music’, said on Monday she was ‘blessed’ to have had a long,...