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  • German named to head Florence's Uffizi Gallery story has photos
    Updated: Aug-18-15 3:41 pm

    MILAN - Seven foreigners were named Tuesday to run some of Italy's most prestigious museums, including the famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence, after the government opened up top museum jobs to international competition for the first time in what the culture minister described as "an historic step."

  • Rome-Milan train service back after storm pummels Florence 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 7:56 am

    ROME - The Italian state railways says service is back to normal on a key Rome-Florence line after a roof, ripped off by a whirlwind, toppled a power pylon.