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Milan: Italian city
Milan is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome. Milan served as the capital of the Western Roman Empire, the Duchy of Milan and the Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia. The city proper has a population of about 1.4 million while its metropolitan city has 3.26 million inhabitants. Its continuously built-up urban area, that stretches well beyond the boundaries of the administrative metropolitan city, is the fourth largest in the EU with 5.27 million inhabitants. The population within the wider Milan metropolitan area, also known as Greater Milan, is estimated at 8.2 million, making it by far the largest metropolitan area in Italy and the 4th largest in the EU.

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Italy's La Scala opera house reopens with social distancing [Video]

Italy's La Scala opera house reopens with social distancing

Milan's 842-year-old La Scala opera house reopened on Monday evening after a 4-month shutdown amid Covid-19 pandemic.View on euronews

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Italy arrests Siemens, Alstom executives over subway deals [Video]

Italy arrests Siemens, Alstom executives over subway deals

Italian tax police arrested 13 people, including executives of the Italian units of Germany's Siemens and France's Alstom, in an investigation into alleged bribery relating to Milan subway contracts,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published
Statue of famed Italian writer defaced [Video]

Statue of famed Italian writer defaced

A statue of famed Italian journalist Indro Montanelli, who defended colonialism, was smeared with red paint on Saturday (June 13) night in Milan, as protests against racism rage in many countries.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

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The number of coronavirus cases in the in the northern region of Lombardy, which includes Italy's financial capital Milan, increased by some 2,500 on Thursday, regional governor Attilio Fontana said.
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Coronavirus may have reached Italy from Germany, scientists say

A team of scientists in Milan believes Italy's coronavirus epidemic might have come to the country via Germany and not directly from China as many experts initially assumed.
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Italy locks down millions as its coronavirus deaths jump

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Italian stock exchange to open as usual on Monday

Italy's stock exchange will open as usual on Monday, a spokesman said on Sunday, after the government ordered a lockdown of large areas in the north of the country, including Milan, to stem coronavirus..
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Italy poised to lock down Lombardy after coronavirus jump

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Hungary confirms third coronavirus case in man who returned from Milan

Hungary has confirmed a third case of the coronavirus, after a Hungarian man who had returned from Milan to the eastern city of Debrecen on Feb. 29 tested positive, the government said on its official..
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Amazon confirms two employees in Italy have contracted coronavirus

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Italian with coronavirus in Nigeria was not isolated for almost 48 hours

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Coronavirus hits business in Milan as Italy death toll reaches 12

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France blocks passengers on board bus from Italy after one falls ill

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High speed train derails in northern Italy, two drivers die

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Ex-CIA spy flees from Italy to U.S. fearing for her safety: paper

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