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Rome corruption ring jailed after marathon trial

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 13:55
related places: Rome

For years the tentacles of the group, run by a one-eyed criminal, ran deep inside Rome's City Hall.
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Surviving the deadliest migration route from Libya to Italy

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 23:23
related countries: Libya Libya

The UN refugee agency says traffickers on the migrant route from Libya are becoming ever more ruthless.
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Briton and Italian die in beach rescue near Brindisi

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 21:33
related places: Brindisi

The pair had gone to help the tourist's daughter when she got into difficulties in rough seas.
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Woman on Rome metro dragged along platform by train

Monday, July 17th 2017, 9:13
related places: Rome

The driver on the Rome metro was unaware that the woman's bag had got trapped in the train door.
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Child migrants rescued from the sea by Italian coastguard

Thursday, July 13th 2017, 21:40

The Italian coastguard has released dramatic footage showing child migrants in the sea being rescued.
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Italian uproar over fascist-themed beach near Venice

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 10:09
related places: Venice

Italy's politicians argue over anti-fascist laws after police raid a resort praising Mussolini.
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Naples building crumbles - eight missing

Friday, July 7th 2017, 9:17

Italian rescuers search the rubble of an apartment block where two families lived.
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Italy-Austria tension over border troops at Brenner Pass

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 15:23
related countries: Austria Austria

Italy summons Austria's ambassador as Austrian troops are put on alert to block migrants.
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Scientists explain ancient Rome's long-lasting concrete

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 12:23
related places: Rome

Researchers unlock the chemistry of Roman concrete which has resisted the elements for thousands of years.
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Italian firefighters rescue cow by helicopter

Monday, July 3rd 2017, 16:24

A cow takes to the air as Italian firefighters rescue her by helicopter from a ravine.
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Europe migrant crisis: Italy threatens to close ports as ministers meet

Sunday, July 2nd 2017, 11:28

Italy says the arrival of huge numbers of people is unsustainable, ahead of crisis talks in Paris.
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Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports

Wednesday, June 28th 2017, 22:19

Foreign vessels may be blocked from landing, reports say, as Italy reaches "saturation point".
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Italian father in passionate vaccines plea to Veneto governor

Wednesday, June 28th 2017, 16:05

Falling vaccine rates are a "mortal danger to my daughter", a father warns an Italian regional leader.
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Berlusconi hails Italy poll revival as Renzi loses ground

Monday, June 26th 2017, 15:31

The ex-leader celebrates local election wins in 16 out of 22 cities with two other parties.
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Italy forced to bail out two more banks for 5.2bn euros

Sunday, June 25th 2017, 18:39
related places: Rome, Vicenza

Rome will spend at least 5.2bn euros to rescue Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca.
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Pesto excluded from liquid ban by Italian airport

Thursday, June 22nd 2017, 10:30
related places: Genoa

Genoa airport in northern Italy now allows pesto in hand luggage in exchange for a charity donation.
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Anita Pallenberg, model and Rolling Stone girlfriend, dies aged 73

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 9:03
related places: Rome

The actress had three children with Keith Richards and appeared with Mick Jagger in Performance.
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Restorers battle to fix thousands of pieces after last year's quake

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 0:10

More than 4,000 earthquake-damaged artefacts are being brought back to life in central Italy.
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Don't send more migrants, Rome mayor tells Italy's government

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 21:48
related places: Rome

Virginia Raggi says social tensions could flare as Italy's government readies for more arrivals.
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Parents eye Austrian asylum in Italy vaccination dispute

Friday, June 9th 2017, 16:53
related countries: Austria Austria

Parents in Italy opposed to child vaccinations say they plan to seek asylum in nearby Austria.
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Football fans hurt in stampede

Sunday, June 4th 2017, 13:53
related places: Turin

About 1,500 football fans were injured in the Italian city after a firecracker caused panic.
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Turin stampede: '1,500 injured' at Juventus screening

Sunday, June 4th 2017, 10:55
related places: Turin

Football fans were watching the Uefa Champions League final when a firecracker sparked panic.
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Holy wonder

Saturday, May 27th 2017, 23:24
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russians have been venerating the rib of one of their most revered saints, St Nicholas the Wonder Worker, which is in Moscow on loan from Italy.
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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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