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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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Italy school bomber gets life term

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 18:06

An Italian court sentences to life in prison a man who carried out a school bomb attack in 2012, which killed a teenage girl and injured nine others.
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Mexico 1-2 Italy

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 21:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mario Balotelli gives Italy victory over Mexico in the Confederations Cup after Andrea Pirlo scores to mark his 100th cap.
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Balotelli scores winner for Italy

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 20:51

DIGIONLY
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VIDEO: Pope blesses bikers in Rome

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 17:46
related places: Rome

St Peter's Square in Rome has been resounding to the roar of thousands of motorcycles as bikers from around the world joined Roman Catholic pilgrims for Mass and a blessing by Pope Francis.
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Italy upholds G8 police jail terms

Friday, June 14th 2013, 20:53
related places: Genoa

Italy's Supreme Court upholds jail terms for seven policemen and prison doctors for brutality against protesters at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa.
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Archbishop meets Pope for first time

Friday, June 14th 2013, 14:14
related places: Rome

The Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis have met for the first time since they became leaders of their respective Churches in March.
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Italy Grillo party rebellion widens

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 14:15

Tensions within Italy's protest Five Star Movement (M5S) deepen after a senator launches a forthright attack on leader Beppe Grillo.
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Bomb found under Italian embassy car

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 20:51
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

A bomb is found under an Italian embassy car in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, while the diplomats using it were shopping.
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Left ousts right in Rome election

Monday, June 10th 2013, 15:59
related places: Rome

Italy's centre-left candidate Ignazio Marino has captured the office of mayor of Rome, in a boost to Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
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Italy and France economies diverge

Monday, June 10th 2013, 12:37
related countries: France France

Mixed data from the eurozone suggests the French economy picked up in April, while Italy's decline has deepened.
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Tintoretto found in London museum

Friday, June 7th 2013, 15:25
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Victoria

A painting in the Victoria and Albert Museum, previously attributed to Andrea Schiavone, is found to be a work by Italian Master Jacopo Tintoretto.
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Gatlin beats Bolt over 100m in Rome

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 20:39
related places: Rome

Justin Gatlin beats Olympic champion Usain Bolt by one-hundredth of a second to record a surprise 100m win in Rome.
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England were awful, says Pearce

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 22:31

England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce calls his side's performance in the opening 1-0 defeat by Italy "awful".
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French wine 'has Italian origins'

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 19:11
related countries: France France

Researchers studying Italian pottery vessels found in France from 500 BC establish that they contained wine - and the beginnings of France's wine culture.
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Italian rider tests positive for EPO

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 15:12

The International Cycling Union suspends Mauro Santambrogio after the rider tests positive for blood booster EPO.
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Serena books place in Paris quarters

Sunday, June 2nd 2013, 13:41
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Serena Williams remains on course to land her second French Open title after beating Roberta Vinci in the last 16.
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Djokovic thrashes Dimitrov in Paris

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 19:25
related countries: France France

Novak Djokovic avenges his Madrid defeat by Grigor Dimitrov as he beats the Bulgarian in straight sets at the French Open.
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Marquez escapes serious injury

Friday, May 31st 2013, 14:35

Marc Marquez avoids serious injury in a high-speed crash, while Bradley Smith breaks his wrist in a separate incident.
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VIDEO: Commuter films Italy motorway tornado

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 21:37

A tornado has caused extensive damage in Italy, overturning lorries and damaging buildings.
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Journalist 'killed by army bullet'

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 9:32
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A Thai court finds that an Italian journalist shot during anti-government protests in 2010 was killed by a bullet used by soldiers.
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'World's oldest Torah' scroll found

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 19:16
related places: Bologna

The University of Bologna in Italy finds what it says may be the oldest complete scroll of Judaism's most important text, the Torah, in its library.
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Setback for Italy's protest party

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 12:36

Italy's Five Star Movement, the protest party which rocked the establishment at national polls, fares badly at local elections, while the left recovers.
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Politicians accused in Mafia trial

Monday, May 27th 2013, 11:36

Top former Italian politicians and policemen have gone on trial alongside Mafia godfathers in Sicily, for allegedly making secret deals.
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VIDEO: Pope in first parish visit

Sunday, May 26th 2013, 16:53
related places: Rome

Pope Francis has made his first parish visit as Bishop of Rome.
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Italians vote in local elections

Sunday, May 26th 2013, 6:57
related places: Rome

Italians go to the polls in two days of local elections seen as a test for the new coalition government, with the focus on Rome's mayoral vote.
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Dancer 'lied' in Berlusconi sex case

Friday, May 24th 2013, 19:38

A dancer alleged to have had paid sex as a minor with Italy's ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi tells a court she lied to investigators in 2010.
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The uneven charm of Rome's cobblestones

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 23:43
related places: Rome

The stories behind Rome's gleaming cobblestones
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Nibali extends lead with stage win

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 15:31

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali convincingly wins stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia to extend his lead over Cadel Evans in the overall standings.
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Visconti takes second Giro stage win

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 16:53

Giovanni Visconti wins his second Giro d'Italia stage in four days as Italy's Vincenzo Nibali maintains the overall lead.
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Costa Concordia charges announced

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 14:59

The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner which ran aground off Italy will face trial on 9 July on multiple manslaughter charges, a judge rules.
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Murray withdraws from French Open

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 22:31

Andy Murray withdraws from the French Open because of the back injury that forced him out of the Italian Open.
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Nadal hammers Federer in Rome final

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 15:41
related places: Rome

Rafael Nadal drops only four games as he beats Roger Federer to win his seventh Italian Open title.
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Serena powers to Italian Open win

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 13:27
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

World number one Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka to win the Italian Open and her fourth consecutive tournament.
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VIDEO: Anti-austerity protests in Rome

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 1:47
related places: Rome

Thousands of protesters have marched through Rome in a demonstration against Italy's recently-elected coalition government.
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Thousands rally to oppose Italy cuts

Saturday, May 18th 2013, 17:40
related places: Rome

Tens of thousands of protesters, led by trade unionists, rally in the Italian capital Rome against the policies of the new coalition government.
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Williams eyes fourth title in a row

Saturday, May 18th 2013, 13:00

Serena Williams secures her place in the Italian Open final where she will seek to win her fourth consecutive title.
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Mafia boss gives himself up

Friday, May 17th 2013, 23:42

What happened when an Italian mafia boss handed himself in
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VIDEO: Turkey's 'Italian' makeover underway

Friday, May 17th 2013, 22:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey

At a time of economic doom and gloom across much of Europe - the credit rating for Turkey has been upgraded.
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Djokovic loses to Berdych in Rome

Friday, May 17th 2013, 15:53
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Rome

World number one Novak Djokovic loses to Czech Tomas Berdych in the Italian Open quarter-finals.
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Sharapova pulls out of Italian Open

Friday, May 17th 2013, 12:27
related countries: France France

Maria Sharapova's preparations for the French Open suffer a setback after she withdraws from the Italian Open because of illness.
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Lollobrigida jewels sell for millions

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 23:19

Jewellery belonging to Italian film star Gina Lollobrigida fetches almost $5m (£3.3m) at an auction in Geneva, Sotheby's says.
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Robson loses out to Serena in Rome

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 20:27
related places: Rome

Britain's Laura Robson loses 6-2 6-2 to world number one Serena Williams in the second round of the Italian Open.
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Robson beats Venus Williams in Rome

Monday, May 13th 2013, 17:37
related places: Rome

Laura Robson beats seven-time Grand Slam-winner Venus Williams in the first round of the WTA event in Rome.
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Six years requested for Berlusconi

Monday, May 13th 2013, 16:52

Italian prosecutors seek a six-year sentence for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for allegedly paying an underage prostitute for sex.
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VIDEO: Pope proclaims 800 Italian saints

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 13:30

Pope Francis has proclaimed the first saints of his pontificate in a ceremony at the Vatican including 800 victims of an atrocity carried out by Ottoman soldiers in 1480.
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Pope creates 800 Italian saints

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 12:18

Pope Francis proclaims the first saints of his pontificate in a list which includes 800 Italian victims of a 15th Century Ottoman atrocity.
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One killed in Italy pickaxe rampage

Saturday, May 11th 2013, 16:11
related places: Milan

An illegal immigrant in Italy has gone on a rampage with a pickaxe in Milan, killing a passer-by and wounding four others, police say.
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New Berlusconi trial requested

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 17:50

Italian prosecutors request that former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi face trial for allegedly bribing a senator to switch parties in 2006.
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VIDEO: Berlusconi fraud conviction upheld

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 8:45

An appeals court in Italy has upheld the conviction for tax fraud of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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Berlusconi fraud conviction upheld

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 19:28

An appeals court in Italy upholds the conviction for tax fraud of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, and reinstates a four-year prison sentence.
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VIDEO: Genoa port collision kills seven

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 19:11
related places: Genoa

At least seven people have died and two are missing after a container ship crashed into a control tower in the Italian port of Genoa, officials say.
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VIDEO: Deaths as ship rams Genoa tower

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 17:59
related places: Genoa

At least six people have died and several others are missing after a ship crashed into a control tower in the Italian port of Genoa.
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Deaths as ship rams Genoa tower

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 16:50
related places: Genoa

At least seven people have died and two are missing after a ship crashed into a control tower in the Italian port of Genoa, officials say.
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In pictures: Italy ship crash

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 16:46
related places: Genoa

At least seven die as ship ploughs into Genoa port's tower
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Venice removes Boy with Frog statue

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 23:32
related places: Venice

Work has begun to take away a controversial statue depicting a naked boy with a frog in a part of ancient Venice, Italian media report.
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VIDEO: 'I paid £54 for four ice creams'

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 18:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rome

Two British couples were charged £54 (64 euros) for four ice cream cones, while on holiday in Rome.
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