Italian restaurants refuse to close doors despite COVID restrictions

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    As Italy imposes tough restrictions requiring restaurants to close by 6 pm, some owners have refused to close their doors in protest against the COVID measures. Unsurprisingly, those who did flout the rules were issued with fines.

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