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Coffee, knickers and lottery dreams: Five things to know about Italy

Italy might be politically divided, with a kaleidoscopic landscape of parties jostling for supremacy in Sunday's polls, but there are some quirks that unite the nation.  Here are five facts about what Italians get up to when they aren't voting: - Fancy a coffee? - The Italian coffee cult is now a worldwide phenomenon with its own vocabulary. But there are rules: milk only in the morning in the form of a caffe latte, latte macchiato or cappuccino, and no milky coffee after a meal. The other variants include ristretto…