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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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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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World Cup: Italy 0-1 Costa Rica

Friday, June 20th 2014, 18:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Costa Rica produce a surprise win against four-time world champions Italy, a result that sends Group D rivals England out.
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In tweets: Migrants rescued by Italian navy

Friday, June 20th 2014, 17:24

Matthew Price live-tweets an operation to save migrants
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Migrants pulled from overloaded boat

Friday, June 20th 2014, 10:00

BBC films Italian ship saving migrants from overloaded boat
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VIDEO: What happens to migrants found at sea?

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 16:16

The BBC's Matthew Price is behind-the-scenes on board the Bergamini, part of the Italian navy's Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) operation, which patrols the seas in the search for migrant boats.
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VIDEO: 'Children are thrown into our arms'

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 20:52
related countries: Libya Libya

Lieutenant Giuseppe Bisceglia of the Italian Navy tells the BBC's Matthew Price about the dramatic rescue missions to help Libyan migrant boat passengers, in trouble on the open sea.
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UKIP forms alliance in EU Parliament

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 16:34

Nigel Farage joins forces with Beppe Grillo's Italian 5 Star Movement to form a new group in the European Parliament.
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Returning Azarenka loses at Eastbourne

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 15:07
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka suffers a three-set defeat by Italy's Camila Giorgi on her return from injury in Eastbourne.
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Italy warns migrant rescues may end

Monday, June 16th 2014, 19:11

Italy says without EU intervention an operation to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea may have to stop, as hundreds more are rescued.
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VIDEO: On board Italian migrant patrol ship

Monday, June 16th 2014, 16:40

Matthew Price reports from on board an Italian migrant patrol ship
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England match watched by 15m viewers

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 10:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than 15 million people in the UK tuned in to watch England's opening World Cup game against Italy on BBC One, overnight viewing figures show.
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