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Basel

A town in Switzerland. It has been known for centuries as a meeting place where a number of international agreements have been formed. See also: Basel I, Basel II.
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Consider, for example, the Client's over-indulgent and abused mother in Dialogo di una prostituta con un suo cliente (1973); the devoured Basilia in Lettere a Marina (1981); the self-sacrificing mother, Marta, of Dolce per se (1997); the selfless Manina in La lunga vita di Marianna Ucria (1990).
02 per metre, Russell & Chapple; green pillowcase, pounds 5, Bedeck; Basilia double duvet cover, pounds 50, and Oxford pillowcase, pounds 18, both Dorma; lime leather and suede cushion, pounds 30, Debenhams; chair, as before; scarf, stylist's own.
Newcastle council supremo T Dan Smith also had his Basilia of the North vision for the city.