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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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Chelsea's Van Ginkel joins AC Milan

Monday, September 1st 2014, 11:58
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Ginkel, Marco

Chelsea's 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Marco van Ginkel joins Italian side AC Milan on a season-long loan.
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Richards set to sign for Fiorentina

Monday, September 1st 2014, 11:24

Manchester City defender Micah Richards - their longest serving player - arrives in Italy to finalise a loan move to Fiorentina.
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Key EU jobs go to Italy and Poland

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 20:49
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Pole

EU puts Pole and Italian at helm in tough times
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Federer & Sharapova win at US Open

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 4:21
related countries: United States United States

Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova enjoy straight sets wins in the US Open but Venus Williams and Simona Halep go out.
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Italian lawyers urged to work faster

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 0:55

Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.
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Venice kicks off with Birdman film

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 8:43

The Venice Film Festival gets under way in Italy with Birdman, a comedy drama about an actor trying to escape from the shadow of his most famous role.
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Celebrating the joy of craftsmanship

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 23:01

The Italian city that as been making violins for centuries
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Balotelli seals £16m Liverpool move

Monday, August 25th 2014, 16:03

Italy forward and ex-Manchester City player Mario Balotelli completes his £16m move from AC Milan to Liverpool.
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More migrant deaths in Italy waters

Monday, August 25th 2014, 8:52
related places: Lampedusa

Italy's navy recovers six bodies after a fishing boat carrying African migrants sank south of Lampedusa in the third fatal incident in as many days.
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Liverpool agree £16m Balotelli fee

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 12:59

Liverpool agree a £16m fee with Italian club AC Milan to sign former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli.
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'Our economic system doesn't work'

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 23:03
related places: Rome

Shopkeepers in Rome deal with reality of endless economic crisis
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Bodies found after Tornado collision

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 13:16

Two bodies are found after Italian Tornado fighter jets collide and crash during training, while the fate of two other crew members is unknown.
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Tornado fighters collide in Italy

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 17:22

Two Italian military fighter jets collide and crash during a training exercise near Ascoli and the four people on board are reported missing.
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Conte confirmed as new Italy boss

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 20:02

Italy appoint former Juventus boss Antonio Conte as their new coach, following Cesare Prandelli's resignation.
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Monday, August 11th 2014, 11:35
related places: Rome

A sculpture by Jake and Dinos Chapman is removed from display at a Rome art gallery after complaints that the work is "paedo-pornographic".
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Medel joins Inter Milan for £10m

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 17:07
related countries: Chile Chile

Cardiff's Gary Medel joins Inter Milan after the Italian club pays £10m for the Chilean, who cost Cardiff £11m in 2013.
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VIDEO: Forgotten K2 climber left to freeze

Friday, August 8th 2014, 20:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Sixty years ago, Amir Mehdi was betrayed by his Italian companions and denied glory at the summit of Pakistan's K2 mountain.
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Italian Senate to cut its powers

Friday, August 8th 2014, 17:20

Senators in Italy vote in favour of sweeping reforms that could lead to a dramatic reduction in the size and power of the upper house of parliament.
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Left out to freeze on K2

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 20:39

The porter Italian climbers left out to freeze on K2
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World's oldest bank posts heavy loss

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 17:29
related places: Monte, Siena

The world's oldest surviving bank, Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena, reports a quarterly loss of 179m euros due to the cost of bad loans.
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Anger at Concordia captain's lecture

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 15:53

The captain of the sunken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia sparks outrage after delivering a lecture to university students on best emergency practices.
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Italy falls back into recession

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 10:28

Italy has fallen back into recession after the country's economy contracted by 0.2% in the second quarter of the year.
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Cyclist Pantani's death case reopened

Monday, August 4th 2014, 13:37

Prosecutors in Italy reopen an inquiry into Marco Pantani's death after the cyclist's family presents what it says is evidence he was murdered.
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VIDEO: Four killed at Italy festival

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 20:48
related places: Venice

Four people are killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in a village near Venice in northern Italy.
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Famous Italian statue in thong row

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 15:48

A row breaks out in Italy after a photographer dresses up a famous 2,500-year-old statue in a leopard-skin thong and pink feather boa.
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Lethal flood hits Italy festival

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 8:53
related places: Venice

Four people are killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in a village near Venice in northern Italy.
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VIDEO: Sour grapes? Italian winemakers at war

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 8:45

The natural wine movement in Italy says their product is 'true' to wine drunk in the middle ages but has caused controversy in the industry. Alan Johnson reports from Tuscany.
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman arrives in US

Friday, August 1st 2014, 1:51
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

A woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US state of New Hampshire to start a new life.
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Italy in Europe-wide mafia crackdown

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 14:26

Italian police secure the arrest of members of a mafia clan across Europe - with information from a woman once held as a virtual prisoner by the clan.
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VIDEO: Underwater art exhibition in Italy

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 12:53

An exhibition of photographs is taking place underwater off an Italian island.
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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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