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Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi cancels Rome’s bid for 2024 Olympics

September 22, 2016 6:30 am
Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi cancels Rome’s bid for 2024 Olympics

Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi. Photo / AP Rome’s new Mayor scotched the city’s candidacy for the 2024 Olympic Games today, saying that previous host cities such as London had been left with massive cost overruns and huge debts. Hosting the Olympics could quickly turn from a “dream” into a “nightmare”, […]

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Rome elects first female mayor as Virginia Raggi

June 20, 2016 6:30 am
Rome elects first female mayor as Virginia Raggi

Anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) candidate as Rome’s Mayor Virginia Raggi. Photo / AP Voters in the Italian capital headed to the polls with all signs indicating that they will elect populist candidate Virginia Raggi as the first female mayor of the Eternal City. Raggi, a 37-year-old lawyer and local councillor, […]

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