Purchased for thousands of dollars and sold for more than 21 million. This deal is worth it to be recorded in the annals of the history of the car, because the object of trade is neither more nor less, but Ferrari. More precisely, the 1955 355 S model, a museum exhibit, which at the end of last year after long private negotiations was acquired by an Austrian collector.
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The Italian Court of Audit Corte dei Conti has revealed its plans to sue the three largest rating agencies for more than 200 billion euros. Corte dei Conti turned to Standard & Poor's, Fitch Rating and Moody's Investor Service, claiming that their activities could be illegal, as these companies significantly downgraded Italy and its cultural heritage from July 1, 2011 to January 13, 2012 and thereby caused damage to the country's economy at 234 billion euros.
The competition was attended by children from all over Italy. Soon, the names of the remaining ten characters-mascots of the Milan Expo will be announced. The competition, launched in December last year by the organizers of Expo 2015 Milan, will be announced. All Italian children were tasked with coming up with names for the characters (vegetables and fruits) that make up the face of the main mascot of the 2015 world exhibition.
Today, the results of recent research on employment were summed up. According to analysts and political scientists, the results are simply shocking: since 2008, Italy has been steadily moving towards the title of "The weakest country in Europe." The thing is that over the past five years, Italy has been going through very difficult times: the economic crisis not only crippled the country's financial situation, but also affected the wages and employment of its population.
Fashion designer and head of one of the most famous fashion houses not only in Italy, but around the world, Miuccia Prada is accused by tax authorities of tax evasion, the American tabloid The Daily Mail claims. However, official comments and statements from the granddaughter of the founder of the fashionable empire and the tax inspectorate of Italy have not yet been received, and the spokeswoman for Prada even claims that he did not hear anything about such problems of the company.
The unemployment rate in Italy in November last 2013 set a kind of “anti-record”: according to the ISTAT statistics bureau, 12.7% of the country's population do not have a regular income. According to the Italian media, this is the highest unemployment rate ever recorded in the country, which is direct evidence that the measures taken by the Italian government to get out of the deep economic recession do not have much effect.
In Turin, two cat-like cafes will soon open. In Italy, these are the first examples of the European fashion trend. Italians love animals, which is worth at least a shelter for cats in the center of Rome on ancient ruins. Turin will be the first Italian city to open a cafe full of cats. I wonder who will get more pleasure: customers or cats?
They go to Italy because they have nothing to lose. They cross the sea and their pockets are empty. Their capital is only adventurism and a willingness to take risks. And they are at risk. They are risking to everyone that they still have or may appear - just to find their place in life and assert themselves. And sometimes they do it.
The announcement of Fiat’s purchase of all Chrysler shares has stirred the public. Elkann: "I have been waiting for this day since 2009" The Italian concern Fiat has gained full control over the American automaker Chrysler. This event caused a lot of controversy, but Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne is right in saying that it will go down in history.
Every year, the European Center for Economic and Business Research publishes a report with forecasts for the development of key global economies. And the expected forecasts for Italy are not encouraging. What can’t you say about the UK ... By 2030, the UK will overtake France and Germany and become the most economically powerful state in Europe - these are the forecasts of the authoritative European Center for Economic and Business Research, CEBR (Center for Economic and Business Research, CEBR).
141 Participating country and an unprecedented number of pavilions. The number of applications for participation is already more than expected. A hundred thousand Italians sent a resume. List of participants of the world exhibition EXPO-2015, dedicated to the theme "Feed the planet. Energy for life." already clogged to the eyeballs. And applications continue to come.
The two-seater SC1, developed by Scuderia Campari, is a pedal car with an electric motor. Yacht designer Christian Grande has designed a model of a vehicle that offers a new look at environmentally friendly driving, as well as spending free time. The "classic" Christmas present for children will now be available for adults.
Traditions and innovations are found on the pages of the new Internet portal Italify.com, designed to promote the “Made in Italy” brand. Five engineers from Turin, united by a passion for Italian artisans, have created a site offering to evaluate the work of various craftsmen, their experience and professionalism.