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Trump 'determined to pursue peace' after Pope meeting

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 17:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pope

US president says he is "more determined than ever" to seek global peace after his Vatican audience.
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Donald Trump meets Pope Francis in Rome

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 8:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rome, Vatican

The US president is greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the third leg of his maiden overseas trip.
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Nicky Hayden: Ex-MotoGP champion dies after collision

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 17:56

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35, five days after being involved in a crash while cycling in Italy.
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Russian faithful flock to St Nicholas relics

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 15:12
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Bari, Moscow

Crowds of Moscow pilgrims queue to see the relics of St Nicholas, sent on loan from Bari in Italy.
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Novak Djokovic hires Andre Agassi; loses Italian Open final to Alexander Zverev

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 17:15

World number two Novak Djokovic says Andre Agassi will be his new coach after the Serb loses in the Italian Open final to Alexander Zverev.
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Christian healing

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 0:27

Russians will soon celebrate the arrival of bone fragments of St Nicholas in a special casket from Italy.
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Migrant in Greece: 'It is very dangerous here'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 0:06
related countries: Greece Greece

Many migrants in the port of Patras, Greece, are prepared to take huge risks to try to reach Italy.
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Costa Concordia captain's sentence upheld by Italy court

Friday, May 12th 2017, 18:50

Italy's highest court confirms the captain of the ill-fated cruise ship will be jailed for 16 years.
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Robert Miles: DJ known for 1990s hit Children dies aged 47

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 13:07

The Italian musician was best known for his 1990s trance hit Children.
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'Jihad pills' found by Dutch and Italian police

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 12:13
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch police are hunting two suspects after finding a stash of pills favoured by militant Islamists.
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Migrant crisis: UN says 250 missing in shipwrecks

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 17:15

Nearly 250 people feared dead after two boats sank in attempts at the perilous crossing to Italy.
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The Nicholas effect

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 23:40

On the night of 29 September 1994, seven-year-old Nicholas Green was fatally shot on holiday in Italy in a suspected case of mistaken identity.
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The hills are alive

Sunday, April 30th 2017, 23:58

The region where a row over place names rumbles on nearly a century after its annexation by Italian fascists.
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Italian woman 'returns mixed-race surrogate baby'

Saturday, April 29th 2017, 15:46

An Italian woman is accused of faking a pregnancy and then giving back the baby she bought.
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Expats, exports, security

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 23:01
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, Poland Poland, Spain Spain
related places: Berlin, Paris, Rome, Warsaw

What are the political priorities in Berlin, Paris, Rome, Madrid and Warsaw?
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Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 15:58

An Italian prosecutor tells a newspaper there is evidence of direct contact between the two.
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Trash on the tracks

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 23:34
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Rome

Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.
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How Rome's rubbish is powering Austrian homes

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 22:58
related countries: Austria Austria

A deal has been struck to transport up to 70,000 tonnes of Roman household refuse to Austria this year.
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Michele Scarponi: Italian cyclist dies in training crash

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 10:00

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies aged 37 after being involved in a collision with a van during a training ride.
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Brain Tumour Charity cautious about Italy mobile phone ruling

Friday, April 21st 2017, 16:39

Charity urges caution after a ruling in Italy about mobile phone use and brain tumour growth.
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World's oldest person, Emma Morano, dies at age of 117

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 10:33

Italian Emma Morano dies at the age of 117, having lived in three centuries.
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Charging Bull artist wants removal of Fearless Girl statue

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 17:04

Italian sculptor argues that having Fearless Girl facing his bull distorts his own artistic message.
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Syria war: US missiles 'took out 20% of aircraft'

Monday, April 10th 2017, 21:16
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US warns Syria not to use chemical weapons again, as G7 holds key talks in Italy.
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Fugitive Mexico ex-governor Yarrington caught in Italy

Monday, April 10th 2017, 9:50

The Tamaulipas state ex-governor is accused of taking bribes to turn a blind eye to drug smuggling.
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Mother 'threw anorexic daughter's body into the sea'

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 11:36

The emaciated body of Katerina Laktionova, 27, was found floating in a suitcase at an Italian port.
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Prince Charles to visit Italian town hit by deadly earthquake

Sunday, April 2nd 2017, 3:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amatrice

The Prince of Wales will lay a wreath in the town of Amatrice where more than 200 people died.
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Italian police in Venice arrest three Jihadists

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 9:46
related places: Venice

Three adults and a girl are detained in an anti-terror operation by Italian police.
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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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