Italy: General facts

Political system: republicCapital: RomeTotal area: 301,263 square kilometresPopulation: about 60 millionOfficial language: ItalianCurrency: euroSource: EU website: http://europa.eu

The Vatican inRomeThe Vatican inRome (Source: Jana Liptáková)

Political system: republic
Capital: Rome
Total area: 301,263 square kilometres
Population: about 60 million
Official language: Italian
Currency: euro
Source: EU website: http://europa.eu

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Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

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Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

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