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Body found in suitcase in Italian port of Rimini

Monday, March 27th 2017, 17:36
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin, Rimini

Police have ruled out any connection between the woman's remains and a recent missing person.
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Egypt convicts 56 over migrant boat sinking that killed 200

Sunday, March 26th 2017, 14:35
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The migrants had been hoping to reach Italy when the boat capsized off Egypt's coast last September.
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EU summit: Leaders stress unity on Rome anniversary

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 18:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rome

Celebrations mark 60 years since the EU's founding treaty, but the UK stays away as Brexit looms.
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Europeans take to streets on Treaty of Rome anniversary

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 18:31
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Rome

People in London, Rome, Berlin and other cities mark 60 years since the Treaty of Rome was signed.
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Praise and protests

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 16:24
related countries: Poland Poland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Rome

Europeans take to the streets of London, Rome, Warsaw and other cities, as EU marks 60th anniversary.
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Italy sex case dropped because woman 'did not scream'

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 11:48
related places: Turin

Italy's justice minister is investigating the Turin judge's decision, which has caused outrage.
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Italian football's first woman to manage a male team

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 0:40

Patrizia Panico will make history when she manages the Italian male under-16 national team.
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Stolen Van Goghs back on display after years in criminal underworld

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 17:02

The paintings were stolen in Amsterdam in 2002 but were found in an Italian mafia house last year.
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Italy TV show under fire for discussion on foreign women

Monday, March 20th 2017, 16:11

Italian public broadcaster Rai apologises for airing discussion that stereotyped Eastern European women.
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Dream job

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 1:03
related places: Rome

The BBC's James Reynolds fancies a crack at running one of the world's iconic sites, the Colosseum in Rome.
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Italian anti-mafia raids target politicians and businessmen

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 14:19
related places: Naples

Police in Naples hold 69 people including an ex-mayor of Pompeii in an anti-corruption inquiry.
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Italian confesses to burning homeless man alive over love row

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 17:05

Man admits pouring petrol on suspected love rival's bedding while he slept outside mission house.
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Italy protests: Anti-EU leader's visit sparks violence in Naples

Saturday, March 11th 2017, 18:46
related places: Naples

Italian police clash with demonstrators in Naples amid a visit by the leader of the anti-EU party.
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Hitler painting on show for first time at Italy museum

Friday, March 10th 2017, 16:36

"Museum of Madness" exhibition to show oil painting by Nazi leader.
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Italy: Two die as motorway bridge collapses near Ancona

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 16:02
related places: Ancona

A husband and wife were crushed in their car as a temporary support structure gave way, reports say.
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DJ's death stirs up euthanasia debate

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 15:09

The assisted suicide of a severely disabled Italian DJ reignites a long-running discussion in Italy.
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Italian village torn apart by slow-moving landslide

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 21:47
related places: Ponzano

The village of Ponzano in the Abruzzo region of Italy is being torn apart by a landslide, following earthquakes in 2016.
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Uber threat drives noisy Italy protests by taxi drivers

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 17:51
related places: Rome

Italian taxi drivers protest in Rome over a lack of regulation of new services such as Uber.
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Dozens of migrants drown off Libya

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 12:29
related countries: Libya Libya

The bodies of at least 87 migrants wash up in Libya after they drowned trying to reach Italy by sea.
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Baby Ciao

Monday, February 20th 2017, 0:12

Catherine Gazzoli is producing a range of organic baby food influenced by her Italian roots.
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Rome theatre uses 'suspended coffee' tradition for tickets

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 11:53
related places: Rome

Gifting tradition is being applied to theatre tickets in Rome.
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Italian tragedy

Monday, February 13th 2017, 0:23

The story of Tiziana Cantone who killed herself after private sex videos of her went viral.
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The cannabis-growing colonel of Italy

Friday, February 10th 2017, 0:38

Colonel Medica grows 100kg of cannabis a year for Italy's army to provide for medical use.
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Eco-car wins eight Indonesian students their F1 dream

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 23:53
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Ferrari

Eight Indonesian students spend a week with Ferrari's F1 team in Italy after designing a prize-winning eco-car.
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Italian town commissions marble Donald Trump statue

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 15:33

Municipality says the statue will feature in its Park of Honour and Dishonour.
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Ambrogio Maestri on being Falstaff... again

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 19:35
related places: La Scala

A new version of Giuseppe Verdi's Falstaff is debuting at La Scala in Italy.
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'Born again' after avalanche rescue from Italy hotel

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 20:10

Giorgia Galassi and Vincenzo Forti tell of being trapped and rescued from an avalanche which hit a hotel a week ago.
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Smartphone app targets fake 'made in Italy' labels

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 13:55

New smartphone app is designed to show if products are really Italian.
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Six killed in Italy as rescue helicopter crashes

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 15:17

The helicopter had just picked up an injured skier from a resort in central Italy when it went down.
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BT European chief to resign over Italian scandal

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 12:31

Corrado Sciolla will resign after BT uncovered "inappropriate behaviour" in Italy stretching back years.
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Giulio Regeni: Egypt airs video of murdered Italian student

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 10:32

Footage shows Giulio Regeni being repeatedly asked for money before his murder.
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Rigopiano Hotel avalanche: Puppies raise rescuers' hopes in Italy

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 22:49

The number of confirmed deaths rises to seven amid hope people may have survived in air pockets.
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Italy avalanche: Puppies rescued from hotel after five days

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 16:24

Italian emergency workers find three puppies alive in the hotel boiler room after five days.
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Italy avalanche: Four more rescued from Rigopiano hotel

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 16:19

Four more people were rescued overnight from a hotel in Italy destroyed by an avalanche three days ago.
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Italy school bus crash and fire leaves 16 dead

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 10:35
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Verona

One teacher saved many pupils by dragging them from the burning bus, one official says.
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Italy avalanche: Ten found alive in Rigopiano hotel after two days

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 7:14

Four were pulled from the snow overnight, bringing the total number rescued to nine.
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Survivors pulled from avalanche hotel after two days

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 1:16

Rescue workers cheer as they pulled the first survivors from the buried ruins of the Italian hotel.
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Italy avalanche rescuers race to find Rigopiano hotel survivors

Friday, January 20th 2017, 7:43

Rescuers continue search for dozens of people buried under rubble and snow on Wednesday.
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Rigopiano hotel avalanche: Italian rescuers find no sign of life

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 21:20

Fears grow for some 30 people buried under snow and debris at a hotel, with two deaths confirmed.
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Italy avalanche aerials show stranded rescuers

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 15:33

Aerial footage reveals the wall of snow blocking rescuers from reaching a hotel engulfed by an avalanche in central Italy.
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Why are we running out of courgettes?

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 9:53
related countries: Spain Spain

Why are the numbers of courgettes being exported to northern Europe from Italy and Spain falling?
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Footage shows rescuers inside Italy avalanche hotel

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 8:21

Rescuers battled overnight to reach the Rigopiano hotel, with the first of them arriving on skis.
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'Catastrophe' in central Italy on day of four big quakes

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 21:38
related places: Rome

The president of Marche region appeals for aid as four strong quakes hit, with at least one dead.
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Italy convicts eight South Americans in Plan Condor trial

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 1:30

An Italian court sentences the group over the disappearance of Italian nationals in the 70s and 80s.
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European Parliament election: Antonio Tajani new president

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 21:09

Italian conservative wins after his EPP group allies with liberals to counter rising populism.
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European vegetables: 'Perfect storm' raises prices

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 15:50
related countries: Spain Spain

The impact of wet and cold weather means yields in Spain and Italy are much lower and prices higher.
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Snow covers Greek beach as Europe freezes

Sunday, January 8th 2017, 19:25
related countries: Greece Greece

Icy temperatures across southern and eastern Europe have left more than 20 people dead and blanketed the Greek islands and southern Italy in snow.
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Monte dei Paschi sees funding gap grow

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 14:55
related places: Monte

Italian lender Monte dei Paschi faces a capital shortfall of €8.8bn, higher than the €5bn previously estimated by the bank.
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More than 100 skiers rescued from cable cars in Italy

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 4:23

More than 100 skiers have been rescued after being trapped in cable cars above the mountains in Italy.
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Trapped skiers rescued from cable cars in Italian Alps

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 4:10

All 153 skiers trapped in cable cars high in the Italian Alps have been rescued, officials say.
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Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani dies aged 66

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 12:01

Franca Sozzani, Vogue Italia editor for 28 years and a champion of Italian fashion, dies aged 66.
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State rescue looms for Italian bank

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 18:27
related places: Monte, Siena

Italy's third-largest bank, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, looks increasingly likely to be bailed out by the state.
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Italy seeks 20bn euros for banks as Monte dei Paschi flounders

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 0:54
related places: Monte

Italy is seeking parliamentary approval to borrow up to €20bn (£17bn) to support its banking sector.
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Italian police break up Fiat 500 car-share theft gang

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 13:40

Three suspected of taking 100 Fiats from a car-sharing firm and dismantling them to sell for parts.
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Migrant disaster: Skipper guilty over 700 Mediterranean deaths

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 15:39
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

A Tunisian captain is found guilty of causing the sinking of a boat in which 700 migrants died in 2015.
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New Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni sworn in

Monday, December 12th 2016, 19:33

Incoming Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni announces his cabinet and is sworn in by the president.
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Paolo Gentiloni, Italian foreign minister, appointed PM

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 16:02

Italy's foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni is to replace Matteo Renzi, who lost a referendum last week.
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Italy's Renzi hands in resignation amid political turmoil

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 20:46

Italian PM Matteo Renzi hands his resignation, three days after losing a key referendum vote.
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Italy bank shares rise on bailout hopes

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 9:29

Italian bank shares rise further after falling in response to the government's referendum defeat.
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Three questions about the Italian referendum

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 3:29

We provide three answers about the Italian referendum and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation.
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Italy PM Matteo Renzi delays resignation until budget is passed

Monday, December 5th 2016, 21:15

Italy's outgoing PM Matteo Renzi will resign after the 2017 budget is passed in coming days.
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Matteo Renzi's referendum defeat risks Italy political crisis

Monday, December 5th 2016, 12:11

Italian PM Matteo Renzi's referendum defeat leaves the country facing political uncertainty.
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