“Angelika Minsk” is the international marriage agency.Our mission is to help people from all over the world to find their second half We are situated in Belarus, a small country between Russia and Poland.Its youth unemployment rate is also one of the highest in Europe at 37pc, above the Eurozone average of 24.2pc.On the surface, the success of ex-comedian Beppe Grillo’s blog-based Movimento 5 Stelle (Five Star Movement, M5S) --- which tapped into widespread discontent to garner a quarter of votes - might appear as a cry against the austerity Italy has been forced to endure. “It’s a complete rejection of this country’s political class and what’s been happening here for 20 years, that both centre-left and centre-right parties have never done what they promised to do,” says Duncan Mc Donnell, a fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. This is a rejection of that.” The election also resulted in Italy’s parliament having the highest number of women in its history, with 32pc in the lower chamber of deputies and 30pc in the senate.Male companions of three of his victims were also infected, as was the baby of a fourth.Some of his victims are understood to have been in court during his trial.The presence of more women in a historically male sphere goes, at least in principle, against the so-called ‘casta’ (caste): the deep-rooted trend of one privileged group controlling Italy’s power structures, according to London-based Italian journalist and author Caterina Soffici: “The more a party has women inside the newer it is and the more they can change because they’re outside the casta,” she says.“Normally men don’t want to change anything; they want to keep the system because it’s good for their power and privilege.” But in a country home to a unique apathy towards politicians, and where the state has so often been understood to be the problem, can a greater female political presence be a reinvigorating force?
In the end, it was above all his chronic cheating - he juggled up to six relationships at the same time - that drove them away. The youngest was 14 at the beginning of their relationship, the oldest around 40.
I'm still in love with Valentino, he's not the monster that everyone describes,' she said.
The continent’s most dangerous basket case (to use Tobias Jones’s apt characterisation) is nursing a hangover of 20 years of failed promises, slow growth and piecemeal progress.
Throughout his trial, which opened in March in Rome's Rebibbia prison, the women described how Talluto had wined and dined them, claiming to fall in love before persuading them to have unprotected sex.
The women who had asked him to wear a condom said he told them he was allergic or had just been tested for HIV.