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Residents of flooded Russian town stage ‘Venice festival’ to solve urban problem

Residents of a Siberian town staged a Venice carnival in an attempt to attract the city council’s attention to the aching problem of flooded pedestrian crossings. In the satirical video, dressed-up residents – from Ob in the Novosibirsk region – draw parallels between their city and the famous Italian romantic spot in an attempt to have authorities recognize the importance ...

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‘Venice is not a theme park’: Locals tear down tourist turnstiles into city (VIDEO)

A step designed to make Venice more “livable” for residents, instead became a lightning rod of protest for inhabitants of the Italian city, which has a population of under 60,000 but receives up to 30 million tourists annually. Luigi Brugnaro, the city’s conservative mayor, ordered the installation of temporary turnstiles ahead of the popular May holidays in some of the ...

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Amal and George Clooney at Venice Film Festival

Amal and George ClooneyHere’s How Post Pregnancy Looks 9/2/2017 7:11 AM PDT Amal Clooney had twins 3 months ago, at least that’s the story they’re telling … but judging from this pic we have our doubts.   Georgeand Amal chowed down with Matt Damon and his wife, Luciana Barroso at Ristorante Da Ivo in Venice, Italy. They’re in Venice for ...

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'It's like Disneyland-on-Sea' Now Italy says ENOUGH and plans to BAN tourists from Venice

Officials are fed up with the “eat and flee” tourism pervading the picturesque north eastern city, with huge numbers of mainly British, American and Chinese visitors disembarking from cruise ships, dashing to landmarks for selfies and quickly sailing off again.  The Italian government has dubbed it “low-quality tourism” and Dario Franceschini, Italy’s culture minister, is concerned the Renaissance city is ...

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HORRIFYING: Sick onlookers film and laugh as African migrant DROWNS in Venice Grand Canal

The horrifying footage was posted on an Italian news website and shows the man fighting to stay afloat in the Grand Canal as he is abused from behind the camera.  In the video, some bystanders can be heard yelling at the man who was identified as 22-year-old Gambian Pateh Sabally.  One person can be heard shouting: “Go on. Go home.” ...

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