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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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Italy to 'help douse' Libya fire

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 9:53
related countries: Libya Libya

Italy offers to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel storage facility in the Libyan capital, Libya's government says.
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Man City & Italy racism claims probed

Monday, July 28th 2014, 14:03

Fifa looks into claims a Manchester City player was racially abused in Croatia, and that an Italian official made racist comments.
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VIDEO: Costa Concordia ends final voyage

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 18:39
related places: Genoa

The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has entered the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation.
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Nibali seals Tour de France win

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 18:05
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.
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Costa Concordia ends final voyage

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 16:29
related places: Genoa

The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia enters the port of Genoa for scrapping after a lengthy salvage operation.
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Operatic tenor Bergonzi dies aged 90

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 11:13

Italian opera singer Carlo Bergonzi, considered a leading performer of Verdi's work, dies aged 90.
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BSkyB pays £5bn to create Sky Europe

Friday, July 25th 2014, 15:10
related countries: Germany Germany

BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 13:18
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.
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Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 12:37

The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.
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VIDEO: Time-lapse shows Costa on move

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 8:24
related places: Costa, Genoa

Time-lapse footage shows the wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, being towed on its final journey to the port of Genoa for scrapping.
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VIDEO: Concordia to be towed to Genoa

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 20:18
related places: Genoa

The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.
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Juventus sign £1.2m Evra from Man Utd

Monday, July 21st 2014, 16:09

Long-serving Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra signs for Italian champions Juventus for an initial 1.2m fee.
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Migrants 'suffocate' on Italy boat

Saturday, July 19th 2014, 11:18

Nineteen migrants die, reportedly by asphyxiation, aboard a crowded boat travelling from North Africa to Italy.
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Berlusconi sex conviction overturned

Friday, July 18th 2014, 12:48

Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi wins his appeal against a conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
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VIDEO: Costa Concordia wreck refloated

Monday, July 14th 2014, 21:08

The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting on for the past year, salvage workers say.
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Costa Concordia wreck refloated

Monday, July 14th 2014, 16:00

The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is afloat as one of the biggest maritime salvage operations in history makes progress.
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Pope: 2% of clergy are paedophiles

Sunday, July 13th 2014, 15:52

Pope Francis says "about 2%" of Catholic clergy are paedophiles and that he is determined to confront the problem, in an interview with an Italian paper.
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VIDEO: Costa Concordia wreck to be moved

Sunday, July 13th 2014, 15:36
related places: Genoa

The wreckage of the Costa Concordia is to be moved from off the coast of the Italian island of Giglio to the port of Genoa - where it will be demolished.
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Balotelli gun message to 'haters'

Friday, July 11th 2014, 18:02

AC Milan and Italy footballer Mario Balotelli posts a picture of himself pointing a gun at the camera with a message "a big kiss to all the haters".
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Is this Italy's Mark Zuckerberg?

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 23:00

Can Matteo Achilli follow in Facebook's footsteps?
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Italy church parade sparks mafia row

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 18:57

A Catholic bishop in southern Italy suspends all church processions after a parade took a detour to salute a mafia boss who was under house arrest.
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Fifa rejects Suarez bite ban appeal

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 15:01

Fifa rejects Luis Suarez's appeal against his four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
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Free agent Cole signs for Roma

Monday, July 7th 2014, 17:27
related places: Roma

Italian Serie A side Roma announce they have signed former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole on a two-year deal.
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Italian Nibali wins stage two of Tour

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 16:06
related countries: France France

Italian champion Vincenzo Nibali launches a late attack to win a thrilling stage two of the Tour de France from York to Sheffield.
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VIDEO: Inside the Costa Concordia wreck

Friday, July 4th 2014, 17:54

Italian police have released footage showing the underwater interior of wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.
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Police video shows inside Concordia

Friday, July 4th 2014, 10:12

Italian police release footage showing the interior of the wrecked cruise ship, Costa Concordia, weeks ahead of an operation to remove the vessel.
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VIDEO: Footage inside Costa Concordia

Friday, July 4th 2014, 8:57

Italian police have released footage showing the underwater interior of wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.
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Syria chemical arms leave Italy

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 0:38
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

A US ship carrying deadly material from Syria's chemical weapons programme leaves Italy in the final phases of the destruction of the arsenal.
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Italy PM says EU needs to keep UK

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 15:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi urges the European Union to keep the UK in, warning that a British withdrawal would mean a poorer Europe.
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Italy shipwreck 'leaves 70 missing'

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 14:20

Some 70 people are lost at sea after their boat capsized off Sicily, survivors say, in the latest disaster to hit migrants crossing to Italy.
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VIDEO: Italy finds 30 bodies in migrant boat

Monday, June 30th 2014, 16:20

The Italian Coastguard has released footage of some of the 5,000 migrants it rescued from boats over the weekend, 30 bodies in a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast.
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Scout dies during adventure holiday

Monday, June 30th 2014, 15:43

A 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow dies in an accident while on an adventure holiday in Italy.
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Italy finds bodies in migrant boat

Monday, June 30th 2014, 14:30

The Italian navy finds about 30 bodies in a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast.
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Suarez 'lost balance' in bite incident

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 15:20
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay's Luis Suarez says he lost his balance and did not bite Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
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Barcelona still want banned Suarez

Friday, June 27th 2014, 12:24
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Barcelona are still keen to sign Uruguay's Luis Suarez despite his four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.
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Suarez loses sponsor because of bite

Friday, June 27th 2014, 11:30

Luis Suarez loses the support of one of his financial backers after he is banned for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.
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VIDEO: Pope stops car to bless disabled girl

Friday, June 27th 2014, 6:30

Pope Francis stopped his car on an Italian country road to bless a young disabled girl who was waiting by the side of the road with her family to see him pass.
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Heroin frame plot suspect arrested

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 11:04
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Ukrainian hacker suspected of being behind plot to use heroin to frame computer security expert held in Italy.
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Suarez 'bite' was nothing - captain

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 19:21
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay captain Diego Lugano denies team-mate Luis Suarez bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during the sides' World Cup group match.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 14:35

Liverpool to discuss Luis Suarez future, Chelsea in for Toni Kroos, Mick Jagger to blame for Italy exit, plus more.
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Etihad agrees 49% stake in Alitalia

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 11:50
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi's state-owned Etihad Airways says it has agreed terms and conditions to buy a 49% stake in Italy's Alitalia.
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Suarez 'bite' was 'highly predictable'

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 10:21
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez's apparent bite on Italy's Giorgio Chiellini was "highly predictable", says a sports psychologist.
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Suarez 'biting' mocked in memes

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 9:17
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Memes have appeared on social media mocking Luis Suarez's 'biting' of Giorgio Chiellini in Uruguay's World Cup group match against Italy.
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Fifa probes Suarez 'biting' incident

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 4:23
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Football's governing body Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Uruguay's Luis Suarez over an alleged biting incident during the World Cup match against Italy.
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Suarez in World Cup 'bite' controversy

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 23:31
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay's Luis Suarez appears to bite Giorgio Chiellini during a match which sees Italy knocked out of the World Cup.
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The Italian town with an English secret

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 23:10

The Italian town with an English secret
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Italy 0-1 Uruguay

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 22:00
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Diego Godin's late header sends Uruguay through at the expense of 10-man Italy after another controversial Luis Suarez incident.
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Hundred-year Mafia murder 'solved'

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 14:34

Police on the Italian island of Sicily believe they have solved the notorious 1909 murder of New York policeman Joe Petrosino.
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Making gelato into big business

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 23:02

The small Italian company with a big dream
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VIDEO: Europe 'is safety' for Syrian refugees

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 7:21
related countries: Syria Syria

Europe has seen an increasing number of refugees in recent months, with many coming across the Mediterranean from Africa and heading for Italy.
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VIDEO: Pope Francis condemns 'evil' mafia

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 21:58

Pope Francis has condemned the mafia's "adoration of evil" at a mass in Calabria, the southern Italian base of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.
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Pope Francis condemns 'evil' mafia

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 17:08

Pope Francis condemns the mafia's "adoration of evil" at a mass in Calabria, the southern Italian base of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.
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VIDEO: How BBC filmed migrant rescue unfold

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 10:32

Matthew Price reports from Italian naval vessel the Bergamini, as it locates a migrant boat at sea, overloaded with passengers.
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Costa Rica boss hails 'beautiful' win

Friday, June 20th 2014, 22:20
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Costa Rica boss Jorge Luis Pinto says he told his players to "change history" before watching them beat Italy 1-0.
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England knocked out of World Cup

Friday, June 20th 2014, 19:17
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

England are eliminated at the group stage of the World Cup for the first time since 1958 as Italy lose 1-0 to Costa Rica.
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