Category Archives: savoia

Noblesse gets nobbled

I wrote a short post almost two years about Italy’s ex-Royals, Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia and his appalling family, when the whole ungrateful gang decided to sue the Italian state to the tune of €260 million (plus interest) for the … Continue reading

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Not to be outdone when it comes to relevance and quality, Italian state television has its own version of Celebrity Come Dancing. It’s called Ballando con le Stelle (Dancing with the Stars) and it has the same cavalier approach to … Continue reading

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Noblesse oblige

One of Italy’s longest standing jokes, the ex ‘royal’ family Savoia, hits the front page again today. No, Vittorio Emanuele, the pudding-faced capo famiglia, hasn’t tried to hire a few hookers for one of his ‘business dinners’; he hasn’t peppered … Continue reading

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