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EU gives £1m to train Italian TV presenter “bimbos”

July 3rd, 2003
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EU grant to satisfy Italy’s thirst for dance girls (The Times, 3 July 2003, page 15)
An Italian dance school has been given €1 million in EU funds to train young women to perform on the country’s low-budget prime-time quiz and variety shows

TV babes get £1m from EU (The Sun, 3 July 2003, page 24)
The EU is spending nearly £1million on a school to teach would-be TV dolly birds how to wear BIKINIS and put on MAKE-UP.

No EU money has been granted to train Italian dancing girls. Financial support is given under the European Social Fund to agreed educational and vocational training programmes in member states. Whilst general rules exist governing the type of project which may be supported by ESF funds, it is up to the national authority to decide which initiatives to support The Campania region in Italy runs a successful employment programme, assisted by ESF money, which has created over 30,000 jobs. An application to the scheme has been made by an Italian TV station to fund traineeships. However, unless this training programme accords with the strict rules set down by both the Campania region and the ESF, no money will be granted.

EU gives £1m to train Italian TV presenter "bimbos", 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating

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