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We have started to collect the most important news related to Italy in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 22:09
related places: Rome

Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, pour into Rome for a rally against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.
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Italy make six changes for Scotland

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 8:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Centre Enrico Bacchin and winger Michele Visentin will make their Italy debuts among six changes to face Scotland.
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Stolen artworks returned to Italy

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 16:13

An ancient statuette and an 18th Century painting are returned to Italy, having turned up in New York decades after being stolen.
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Swiss deal over Italian tax evasion

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 19:49
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Italy and Switzerland have signed a deal to work together on tackling tax evasion.
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Castrogiovanni bitten on nose by dog

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 14:01

Italy and Toulon prop forward Martin Castrogiovanni has 14 stitches in his nose after being bitten by a friend's dog.
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VIDEO: Judge backs mafia man's extradition

Friday, February 20th 2015, 16:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A former member of the mafia who lived in London for more than 20 years must be extradited to Italy, a judge has ruled.
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VIDEO: Dutch fans clash with police in Rome

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 21:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Rome

Fans of Dutch football club Feyenoord clash with police in Rome ahead of their team's Europa League match on Thursday night.
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Feyenoord fans clash with police

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 18:14
related places: Roma

Feyenoord fans clash with riot police ahead of their Europa League match with Roma in the Italian capital.
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VIDEO: How Italy copes with migrant influx

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 22:50
related places: Lampedusa

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from the Italian island of Lampedusa, where authorities are struggling to cope with a huge influx of new migrants.
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Italian migrant centre 'overwhelmed'

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 16:17
related places: Lampedusa

Conditions at a migrant reception centre on the island of Lampedusa are "getting desperate", an Italian official tells the BBC.
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Italy president's palace to open daily

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 11:58
related places: Rome

New President Sergio Mattarella announces Rome's historic Quirinale Palace will soon be open to visitors every day.
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Sacchi denial over 'too many blacks'

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 11:00

Former Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi denies he is racist after reports claim he said Italy's youth set-up features "too many blacks".
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VIDEO: Rescued migrants arrive on Lampedusa

Monday, February 16th 2015, 13:46
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Lampedusa

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 2,000 migrants in a major operation off the Libyan coast, according to officials.
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VIDEO: 'Alarming twist' in migrant rescue

Monday, February 16th 2015, 4:16
related countries: Libya Libya

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 2,000 migrants in a major operation off the Libyan coast, officials have said.
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Italians rescue 2,000 migrants

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 23:29

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 2,000 migrants in a major operation off the Libyan coast, officials say.
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Nutella billionaire Ferrero dies

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 10:32
related places: Ferrero

Billionaire Michele Ferrero, whose global chocolate empire made him Italy's richest man, has died aged 89.
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England 47-17 Italy

Saturday, February 14th 2015, 17:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England run in six tries, including a brace for Jonathan Joseph, as they thump Italy in the Six Nations at Twickenham.
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Italy probe into baby ambulance death

Friday, February 13th 2015, 16:46

The Italian health minister launches an inquiry following the death of a baby who died after she was reportedly turned away from three hospitals.
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Saudis evacuate embassy in Yemen

Friday, February 13th 2015, 14:18
related countries: Germany Germany, Yemen Yemen

Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.
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Amanda Knox 'to marry' musician

Friday, February 13th 2015, 5:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Amanda Knox, a former US student convicted in Italy over the murder of her British flatmate, is engaged to marry a musician, reports say.
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Brazil banker faces extradition

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 12:10
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A court in Italy clears the way for the extradition of fugitive Brazilian banker Henrique Pizzolato, convicted as part of the Mensalao corruption trial.
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VIDEO: The captain who abandoned ship

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 23:37

The captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison.
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VIDEO: Costa Concordia trial: How disaster unfolded

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 6:35

The trial of the captain of the sunken liner, the Costa Concordia, draws to a close in Italy.
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Cruise wreck captain awaits verdict

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 10:48

Survivors in Italy await the end of the trial of Francesco Schettino, the man at the centre of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster.
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Migrants die of cold off Italy

Monday, February 9th 2015, 17:30
related places: Lampedusa

At least 27 migrants die of hypothermia after being picked up near Lampedusa, the Italian coast guard says.
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Lancaster eyes settled England side

Monday, February 9th 2015, 16:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England boss Stuart Lancaster says he will be surprised if there are many changes for Italy, despite players returning from injury.
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Italy 3-26 Ireland

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 20:23

Ireland start slowly but second-half tries from Conor Murray and Tommy O'Donnell help them to a 26-3 Six Nations win in Italy.
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Ibrahimovic 'abuses referees in English'

Friday, February 6th 2015, 17:49
related countries: France France
related places: Lyon

PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic abuses French referees in either English or Italian, claims Lyon coach Hubert Fournier.
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Italian on 'couchsurf' rape charge

Friday, February 6th 2015, 14:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Italian policeman is accused of using the website Couchsurfing.com to lure an Australian woman to his home and then drugging and raping her.
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Keatley handed Ireland starting role

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 12:19
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Munster's Ian Keatley is named at fly-half ahead of Ian Madigan for Ireland's opening Six Nations match against Italy.
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Italy extradites Chinese 'fraudster'

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 12:09
related countries: China China

Italy extradites a Chinese woman suspected of fraud, the first such extradition from a European country, state media says.
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Italy president vows to fight mafia

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 16:40

The new Italian president promises to fight corruption and organised crime in his first speech to parliament since being sworn into office.
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Italy MPs elect judge as president

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 12:39

Italy's parliament elects judge Sergio Mattarella as the country's president, on a third day of voting for the largely ceremonial post.
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Italian PM wants judge for president

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 16:49

As Italy's parliament votes for a new president, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi proposes a constitutional court judge to replace Giorgio Napolitano.
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Federer knocked out in Melbourne

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 7:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Four-time champion Roger Federer is beaten in the Australian Open third round by Italian Andreas Seppi.
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Italy police recover 5,000 artefacts

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 12:50
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A record haul of rare antiquities is revealed by Italian police after a lengthy inquiry into a Swiss-based trafficking ring.
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BP boss: Oil prices 'low for 3 years'

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 19:48

Oil giant BP's boss Bob Dudley has told the BBC that oil prices could remain low for up to three years, and that UK petrol prices may fall below £1 a litre.
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Pope leaves Asia after record crowds

Monday, January 19th 2015, 7:53
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Asia, Rome

Crowds again line the motorcade route to bid farewell to Pope Francis after a five-day visit to the Philippines.
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Italian aid worker hostages freed

Friday, January 16th 2015, 5:28
related countries: Syria Syria

Two young Italian aid workers who had been taken hostage in northern Syria last year arrive safely home following their release.
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Italy's president leaves office

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 10:32

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano announces his retirement in a resignation letter, with uncertainty as to who will be his replacement.
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India extends Italian marine's leave

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 6:36
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court allows Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre who is accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to extend his stay in Italy by three more months on health grounds.
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VIDEO: Pope Francis looks East to Asia

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 19:02
related places: Rome

Pope Francis is trying to shift the focus of the Catholic Church away from Rome - and towards millions of Asian followers.
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Italian director Francesco Rosi dies

Monday, January 12th 2015, 12:32

Director Francesco Rosi, one of Italy's most acclaimed and influential film-makers from the 1950s to the '90s, dies at the age of 92.
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La Dolce Vita star Anita Ekberg dies

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 12:57

Actress Anita Ekberg, the star of Federico Fellini's 1960 movie La Dolce Vita, dies in hospital at the age of 83.
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VIDEO: Why migrant risked Italy ship crossing

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 12:43
related countries: Syria Syria

A Syrian dental student explains why he chose to make the dangerous journey to Italy on board a ship that was abandoned by its crew at sea.
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Traffickers 'made $3m' on Italy ship

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 1:58

Italian police believe human traffickers made some $3m from 359 illegal migrants found abandoned on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean.
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Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 15:21

Fierce heat from slow-burning blazes are still keeping rescue crews from searching the hold and vehicle decks of the Norman Atlantic ferry.
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VIDEO: Abandoned migrants shelter in Italy

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 15:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Refugees from the Syrian conflict, who were abandoned by people traffickers on an animal cargo ship in the Mediterranean, are being found accommodation in Italy.
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Abandoned migrant ship reaches Italy

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 2:42

Some 360 migrants on board a ship abandoned by its crew off Italy disembark after the vessel is towed to the Italian port of Corigliano Calabro.
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VIDEO: Migrant ship arrives in Italy port

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 23:22
related places: Corigliano Calabro

A ship carrying 360 migrants, which was abandoned by its crew off Italy, arrives at the port of Corigliano Calabro.
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VIDEO: Abandoned migrant ship reaches Italy

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 22:31
related places: Corigliano Calabro

A ship abandoned by its crew off Italy with 360 migrants on board has arrived at the Italian port of Corigliano Calabro, the coastguard says.
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VIDEO: Italian navy boards migrant ship

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 14:04

The Italian coastguard has taken control of a merchant ship carrying more than 400 migrants that is adrift in the Mediterranean without any crew on board.
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Rome police 'sick' on New Year's Eve

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 13:07

More than 80% of the city's police officers who were due to work on New Year's Eve didn't turn up.
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VIDEO: Italian Navy reaches migrant ship

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 10:43

Italian authorities say they have taken control of a ship carrying 450 migrants that was abandoned by its crew off the coast of Italy.
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VIDEO: Migrant ship drifting off Italy

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 6:10

The Italian coastguard is co-ordinating a rescue operation for a merchant ship adrift off the south-east coast of Italy with at least 400 migrants on board.
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Palestinians sign up to join ICC

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 21:40

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas signs the Rome Statute in a bid to join the International Criminal Court, prompting objections from Israel.
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Migrant freighter docks in Italy

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 11:54
related countries: Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia, Syria Syria

A cargo ship said to be carrying 700 clandestine migrants docks in the Italian port of Gallipoli under coastguard control after the crew abandoned ship.
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