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In July the European Parliament announced to open talks over the maternity leave reform. In 2010 the EP approved in first reading the draft proposal, but it never came into force. The reform cannot be stuck forever, so the European commission recently announced plans to withdraw it, after four years’ deadlock, because there is no… » read more

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What a difference a coach can make. Last football match between Italy and Bulgaria for Fifa Word Cup qualifications gave us a moral lesson. In the beginning of the match, during the Bulgarian national anthem, the audience in Palermo’s stadium started whisteling against the foreign team. Suddenly coach Cesare Prandelli, who was sitting on the… » read more

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We Italians must be proud of this woman who will chair the lower house of our Parliament. 51 years-old, journalist and writer, Mrs Boldrini is one of the most honest, sober, expert women of our times. Neither a showgirl, nor an old politician, she started her career at the United Nation with FAO, after a… » read more

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