Cathedral funeral of Fiat's Agnelli draws throng

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By Christian Plumb TURIN, Italy, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Thousands thronged Turin's cobbled streets on Sunday for the funeral of Fiat king Gianni Agnelli, after many waited overnight to catch a glimpse of the billionaire industrialist's coffin. Waves of applause greeted the hearse of Agnelli, who had symbolised the glamour and promise of Italy's post-war regeneration, mingling with the world's elite from John F. Kennedy to Muammar Gaddafi. "He was the centre of everyone's attention for half ...

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