The government has sent a letter of complaint to the operator of the bridge that collapsed this week, killing dozens. Some experts have said revoking Autostrade per l'Italia's license could cost Italy billions of euros.
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The Hungarian-German composer's unfinished opera Sardanapalo has been in the archive for more than a century - untouched and almost forgotten. This weekend, it will be brought to life in Weimar.
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