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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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Scotland 48-7 Italy

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 16:32

Scotland deliver a commanding display to thump Italy in the final Test before their Rugby World Cup squad is named.
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I'm no longer a kid - Balotelli

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 11:30
related places: Milan

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli says he cannot make any more mistakes in his career after rejoining AC Milan on loan.
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Many bodies found on migrant boat

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 22:02
related countries: Libya Libya

About 50 people are found dead in the hold of a boat carrying migrants intercepted off the coast of Libya, the Italian coastguard says.
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India halts Italian marines trial

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 11:06
related countries: India India

India halts proceedings in the trial of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 after a verdict by a UN-linked tribunal
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Laidlaw returns to lead Scotland

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 11:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Greig Laidlaw resumes the captaincy as Scotland make 15 changes to their squad for Saturday's game with Italy.
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England women make Euros semi-final

Monday, August 24th 2015, 20:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England women qualify for the semi-final of the EuroHockey Championships with a 2-0 win over Italy in Pool B.
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Halt to Italian marines trial ordered

Monday, August 24th 2015, 12:36
related countries: India India

A UN-linked tribunal orders a halt to all legal proceedings in the trial of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012.
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VIDEO: Italy rescues 2,000 migrants from sea

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 2:00

The Italian coastguard has embarked on one of its biggest ever migrant rescue missions.
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Italy 12-16 Scotland

Saturday, August 22nd 2015, 19:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A late Henry Pyrgos try gives Scotland their first win of 2015 as Italy are beaten in an uninspiring World Cup warm-up.
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Anger at Rome 'Godfather' funeral

Friday, August 21st 2015, 10:54
related places: Rome

The funeral of an alleged mafia boss in Rome provokes outrage after a lavish cortege featuring the theme tune from The Godfather.
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Sandro joins Juventus in £18m deal

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 18:43
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Porto

Brazil left-back Alex Sandro joins Italian champions Juventus from Porto for £18.6m on a five-year deal.
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VIDEO: Migrants 'overcome by diesel fumes'

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 18:47

At least 40 migrants have died in an overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean, the Italian navy has said.
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Migrants die in boat's hold off Libya

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 14:39
related countries: Libya Libya

At least 40 migrants are found to have died in the hold of a crowded fishing boat intercepted off the Libyan coast, the Italian navy says.
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VIDEO: Navy video shows migrant rescue

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 12:53
related countries: Libya Libya

More than 40 migrants have died in the Mediterranean but many were saved, as an overcrowded boat was intercepted off Libya, the Italian navy says.
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Migrants rescued from sinking dinghy

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 13:08

Italy's navy rescues 52 migrants from a sinking rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, but a further 50 people are missing.
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VIDEO: Dramatic airlift of migrants at sea

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 9:09
related countries: Libya Libya

The Italian Navy has released video footage showing the dramatic rescue of dozens of migrants off the coast of Libya.
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VIDEO: Trafficking suspects held in Italy raids

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 0:55

Five people are arrested in Sicily, accused of multiple homicide and human trafficking, following the drowning of more than 200 migrants in the Mediterranean.
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Rescued Med migrants arrive in Sicily

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 16:52
related countries: Libya Libya

Hundreds of migrants rescued from a vessel carrying around 600 of them that sank off Libya on Wednesday arrive on the Italian island of Sicily.
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Mafia 'communicated in sheep code'

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 11:24

The henchmen of a mafia boss on the run since 1993 used a code based around sheep to communicate, Italian police say.
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Nadal clinches Hamburg Open title

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 14:27

Rafael Nadal defeats Italian Fabio Fognini 7-5 7-5 to win the Hamburg Open - his third title of the year.
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Snoop Dogg cash seized in Italy

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 14:38

Rap star Snoop Dogg is stopped by police at an Italian airport for carrying more cash than allowed, with half of his $422,000 seized.
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NHS recruitment from EU 'aggressive'

Friday, July 31st 2015, 8:00
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Nursing leaders in Portugal, Spain and Italy say "aggressive strategies" are being used to "fool" a growing number of their staff into working in the NHS.
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Olive tree blight spreads to Corsica

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 12:00

The virulent Xylella disease ravaging olive trees in Italy spreads to Corsica, prompting emergency measures.
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Pompeii guard dog mosaic back on show

Monday, July 27th 2015, 14:06

Tourists can see a vivid Roman dog mosaic at Pompeii again, despite Italy's conservation problems there.
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VIDEO: Fireworks factory blasts kill seven

Friday, July 24th 2015, 23:58

A series of explosions at a fireworks factory in southern Italy leave at least seven people dead.
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Italy fireworks blast 'kills seven'

Friday, July 24th 2015, 15:57
related places: Bari

At least seven people are killed and several are injured in a huge explosion at a fireworks factory near Italy's southern city of Bari, local media say.
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Ferrari files for US share listing

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 11:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ferrari

Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari has applied to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Lavazza buys Carte Noire 'for €800m'

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 15:29
related countries: France France

Italian coffee firm Lavazza has offered to buy French brand Carte Noire for around €800m, sources say.
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Italian police in €2bn mafia raid

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 14:48

Italian police seize €2bn (£1.4bn) of assets that belonged to a powerful mafia gang in a series of raids.
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Italy 'fails on gay marriage'

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 16:52

Italy violates human rights by failing to offer enough legal protection and recognition for same-sex couples, a European court has ruled.
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EU falls short of migrant target

Monday, July 20th 2015, 22:20
related countries: Greece Greece

EU ministers fall short of a target to agree the redistribution of 40,000 migrants who have arrived in Italy and Greece.
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Italian designer Elio Fiorucci dies

Monday, July 20th 2015, 19:10
related places: Milan

Italian fashion designer Elio Fiorucci has died at his home in Milan at the age of 80.
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Four Italians kidnapped in Libya

Monday, July 20th 2015, 9:55
related countries: Libya Libya

Four Italian construction workers have been kidnapped in Libya, the Italian foreign ministry says.
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My SS family: German meets survivors of Italy WW2 massacre

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 23:56
related countries: Germany Germany

German meets survivors of Nazi massacre
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Pirelli bosses convicted over deaths

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 15:19

Eleven former managers for the Italian tyre firm Pirelli are convicted over the deaths of some 20 workers exposed to asbestos.
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Full circle: Syria to Sicily

Monday, July 13th 2015, 23:24
related countries: Syria Syria

How an Italian ancestor gave a Syrian family a ticket to safety
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Italian marine granted further leave

Monday, July 13th 2015, 11:05
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court allows an Italian marine accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to further extend his stay in Italy on health grounds.
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VIDEO: Egypt 'at war' after attack says PM

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 7:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

The Egyptian Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mahlab, has described his country as being "at war", after a bomb attack in Cairo on the Italian consulate.
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IS claims Italian consulate attack

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 16:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Islamic State militants say they were behind a deadly explosion that severely damaged the Italian consulate in Egypt's capital, Cairo.
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Tour rider in positive cocaine test

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 8:17
related countries: France France

Italian cyclist Luca Paolini tests positive for cocaine and is expelled from the Tour de France.
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VIDEO: Tornado drama captured in Venice, Italy

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 0:14
related places: Venice

A tornado has swept through the outskirts of the Italian city of Venice - destroying large numbers of homes and other buildings.
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Berlusconi convicted of bribery

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 18:56

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi is found guilty of bribing a senator in 2006 in an attempt to bring down the then centre-left government.
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Piazza turned into huge Risk board

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 11:53

Small Italian town will transform its main square into a board game.
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Italy raids 'mafia crime family'

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 10:01

Italian police say they have seized more than €1.6 bn ($1.76 bn) in assets from five Sicilian siblings thought to have links to the mafia.
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'Final deadline' for Greece debt plan

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 8:29
related countries: Greece Greece

The eurozone gives Greece until Thursday to present final proposals to secure a deal with creditors, and calls a full EU summit for Sunday.
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Conte could face 'match-fixing' trial

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 18:53

Italy coach Antonio Conte could face a criminal trial for his alleged involvement in match fixing in 2011.
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Murray through after injury scare

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 19:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Britain's Andy Murray overcomes a shoulder problem to beat Italy's Andreas Seppi in the third round of Wimbledon.
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Saints terminate Osvaldo contract

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 14:12
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Southampton terminate the contract of £15m record signing Dani Osvaldo, who played only 14 Premier League games.
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'£71k paid to fix Catania matches'

Monday, June 29th 2015, 18:50
related places: Catania

Prosecutors allege Catania president Antonino Pulvirenti paid £71,000 to fix matches and keep his club in Italy's Serie B.
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EU agrees to relocate migrants

Friday, June 26th 2015, 12:20
related countries: Greece Greece

EU leaders holding late-night talks on the Mediterranean migrant crisis agree to relocate 40,000 of those who have arrived in Greece and Italy.
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England U21 1-3 Italy U21

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 20:44

England Under-21s' European Championship comes to an end in the group stages as they lose 3-1 against Italy.
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Italy's Pirlo in New York City talks

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 16:48

Italy World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo tells Juventus he wants to be released so he can join New York City.
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Plane diverted 'following nuts row'

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 13:19
related places: Rome

A plane en route from Rome to Chicago was forced to divert to Belfast after a man got angry over nuts and crackers, a court has heard.
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Ferrero to buy Thorntons for £112m

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 9:10

Thorntons shares have leapt 42% after an offer to buy the company from Italian chocolate maker Ferrero Rocher.
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Federer wins eighth Halle title

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 15:31

World number two Roger Federer continues Wimbledon preparation by beating Italy's Andreas Seppi to win the Gerry Weber Open.
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Italy seeks 300 over China 'fraud'

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 2:44
related countries: China China
related places: Milan

Italian prosecutors want to indict the Bank of China's Milan branch and almost 300 people over a money-laundering scheme.
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VIDEO: Stranded on the Italy-Austria border

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 8:57
related countries: Syria Syria

Refugees from Syria, and many other people who have migrated to Europe in search of a better life, have been left stuck at national borders across the continent.
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Migrants flood trains in bid to leave Italy

Friday, June 19th 2015, 23:20

The Italian station where migrant travel hopes are dashed
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Arrests ordered in mafia drugs raid

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 15:02
related countries: Spain Spain

Police in Italy and Spain order the arrests of 34 people following an international investigation into an 'Ndrangheta drug-smuggling ring.
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