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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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Alitalia baggage handlers arrested

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 12:55
related places: Rome

Italian police have arrested 19 baggage handlers working for Alitalia at Rome's Fiumicino Airport as part of a probe into suitcase theft, reports say.
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VIDEO: Knox: I want to visit Kercher's grave

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 7:05
related countries: United States United States

The American student Amanda Knox, who has written a book about her experience in Italy, says she hopes one day to be able to visit Meredith Kercher's grave.
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Knox considers Italy retrial return

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 6:07
related countries: United States United States

Amanda Knox, who was convicted and then cleared of murdering Briton Meredith Kercher in 2007, says she may return to Italy to face a retrial.
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VIDEO: Knox protests innocence on US TV

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 22:22
related countries: United States United States

Amanda Knox - who is facing a retrial over the killing of Briton Meredith Kercher in Italy in 2007 - has gone on US television to protest her innocence.
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Italian reporter disappears in Syria

Monday, April 29th 2013, 21:59
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

A war correspondent for Italy's La Stampa newspaper has been missing for 20 days since crossing into Syria from Lebanon, the paper says.
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New Italian government sworn in

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 20:22

A new government is installed in Italy at the presidential palace, but a shooting incident outside the PM's office leaves two police officers wounded.
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Italy gunman 'targeted politicians'

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 16:12
related places: Rome

A gunman who shot two policemen in Rome as Italy's new government was being sworn in was acting out of anger at politicians, prosecutors allege.
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Deal reached on Italian government

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 20:14

A new government is agreed in Italy by PM-designate Enrico Letta, ending two months of political deadlock since the general election.
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Awkward Italian coalition takes shape

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 14:50

Italy's political enemies forced into government together
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VIDEO: Letta set to become Italy's new PM

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 20:10

Enrico Letta appears set to become Italy's new prime minister, after being asked by President Giorgio Napolitano to form a broad coalition government
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Letta set to become Italy's next PM

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 14:50

Centre-left politician Enrico Letta appears set to become Italy's prime minister, after being asked to form a new government to end the political paralysis.
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Italian president scolds politicians

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 16:48

Italy's President Giorgio Napolitano turns on the "irresponsible" politicians who re-elected him, accusing them of failing to enact reforms.
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Italy leader Napolitano re-elected

Saturday, April 20th 2013, 18:16

Giorgio Napolitano wins an unprecedented second term as Italian president after a cross-party appeal to help solve a deepening political crisis.
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Italian centre-left leader 'to quit'

Friday, April 19th 2013, 21:21

Italy's centre-left leader, Pier Luigi Bersani, promises to step down after a new president is elected, amid a rebellion among his MPs.
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Italian MPs fail to pick a president

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 18:39

Italy's parliament fails to agree on a new president in the first two rounds of voting, seven weeks after general elections ended in deadlock.
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Six Nations fixtures are announced

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 13:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales will start their Six Nations title defence against Italy next year as the fixtures for both 2014 and 2015 are released.
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Court mulls Costa Concordia charges

Monday, April 15th 2013, 17:09
related places: Grosseto

A court in Grosseto, Italy, begins pre-trial hearings to decide who should stand trial over last year's Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster.
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Waste campaigner wins Goldman Prize

Monday, April 15th 2013, 7:22

An environmental campaigner, considered to be the driving force behind Italy's zero-waste movement, is one of the winners of the 2013 Goldman Prize.
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Italian journalists freed in Syria

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 14:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Four Italian journalists who were held hostage in Syria for nearly two weeks have been released, say officials in Italy.
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Italy experts in new coalition move

Friday, April 12th 2013, 16:01

A special panel of "wise men" presents reform proposals aimed at unblocking Italy's political stalemate.
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Italy robbers in motorway ambush

Monday, April 8th 2013, 16:44

Robbers in Italy target two security vans in an elaborately planned ambush on a motorway and escape with a huge haul of gold bars, police say.
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VIDEO: L'Aquila marks quake anniversary

Sunday, April 7th 2013, 7:54
related places: L'Aquila

L'Aquila in central Italy is commemorating the fourth anniversary of the devastating earthquake which left 309 people dead.
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Italy pardons US colonel in CIA case

Friday, April 5th 2013, 23:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano pardons a US Air Force colonel convicted in absentia over the rendition of an Egyptian imam in 2003.
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VIDEO: Twelve gold bars hidden in car

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 16:41
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The gold was found in an under floor storage compartment in vehicle that belonged to an Italian family who normally live in Switzerland.
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UK export ban on Raphael drawing

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 12:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A drawing by Italian master Raphael, held by a private collector, is placed under an export ban as attempts are made to find the £29m needed to keep in the UK.
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'Ruby' in Berlusconi court protest

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 11:00

The woman known as "Ruby Heartstealer" protests outside a court in Italy to deny claims she was paid for having sex with former PM Silvio Berlusconi.
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VIDEO: Lights out at Rome's Colosseum

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 2:23
related countries: India India
related places: Rome

The lights at Rome's famous Colosseum were switched off as part of a protest against the forthcoming trial of two Italian marines in India.
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Italy seizes record assets in Sicily

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 15:40

Italian authorities seize assets worth 1.3bn euros ($1.7bn: £1.1bn) from a Sicilian wind farm tycoon in the country's biggest seizure of its kind.
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Rome's charioteers trot into the sunset

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 23:04
related places: Rome

Rome's latter-day charioteers ride into the sunset
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India lifts travel ban on Rome envoy

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 7:36
related countries: India India
related places: Rome

India's top court withdraws its earlier order barring the Italian ambassador from leaving India after a row over Italian marines accused of killing two Indians.
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Turin Shroud shown live on Italy TV

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 5:01

The Turin Shroud - which is revered by many Christians as the burial cloth of Jesus Christ - is shown live on Italian TV.
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'Select group' to end Italy impasse

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 20:03

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano says he will ask a select group of people to advise on ending an impasse in forming a new government.
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VIDEO: New rules hit Italy's race tracks

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 18:45

Horse-racing tracks around Italy are facing the threat of closure, and many of the animals who race at them could be destroyed.
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VIDEO: Political stalemate continues in Italy

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 9:00

A month after Italy held a general election, its political leaders have yet to form a government, with the Democratic Party leading the vote but failing to win a majority.
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Berlusconi rejects technocrat deal

Friday, March 29th 2013, 12:57

Italian centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi opposes the idea of a new technocratic government for Italy like that led by Mario Monti.
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Bersani fails to form Italy cabinet

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 22:57

Italy's political limbo continues as centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani fails to form a cabinet after a week of talks with other parties.
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Pope washes prisoners' feet in Rome

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 20:06
related places: Rome

Pope Francis washes inmates' feet in a youth detention centre in Rome as part of an annual pre-Easter service to commemorate Christ's Last Supper.
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VIDEO: Pope's Maundy message of humility

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 14:47
related places: Rome

Thousands of pilgrims have been arriving in Rome to attend ceremonies during the holy week ahead of Easter.
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Italy PM job 'only for mentally ill'

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 20:18

Italy's leftist leader Pier Luigi Bersani says only someone "mentally ill" would want to govern Italy now.
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VIDEO: Knox to fight 'wrongful' allegations

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 6:15
related countries: United States United States

US student Amanda Knox has said she will fight to clear her name after an Italian court overturned her acquittal for killing Briton Meredith Kercher.
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Firm sacks staff over Berlusconi ad

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 6:02

JWT India sacks employees over controversial adverts, including one showing former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with a group of bound women in a car boot.
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VIDEO: Italy reopens Kercher murder case

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 22:47

US student Amanda Knox has said she will fight to clear her name after an Italian court overturned her acquittal for killing Briton Meredith Kercher.
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Murray through to Miami last eight

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 20:48

Second seed Andy Murray beats Italy's Andreas Seppi in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Sony Open in Miami.
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Italy minister quits over India row

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 17:46
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi quits over Italy's decision to send two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen, to Delhi for trial.
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Knox to fight 'wrongful' allegations

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 17:37
related countries: United States United States

US student Amanda Knox says she will fight to clear her name after an Italian court overturns her acquittal for the murder of Briton Meredith Kercher.
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Italy reopens Kercher murder case

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 15:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito have their acquittals for killing Briton Meredith Kercher in Italy overturned and face a re-run of their appeal.
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Italy court to rule on Knox retrial

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 1:10

Italy's highest court is due to rule on an appeal against the acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito over the murder of Meredith Kercher.
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Ford sorry for Berlusconi advert

Monday, March 25th 2013, 10:46
related countries: India India

The Indian unit of Ford apologises for an advert showing former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi with a group of bound women in the boot of a car.
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VIDEO: Pope leads Palm Sunday Mass

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 11:52
related places: Rome

Pope Francis has begun the most intensive week of the Catholic Church's year with a Palm Sunday Mass in Rome.
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Bersani asked to form Italy cabinet

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 17:11

Italy's centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani is asked by the president to try to form a new government, following inconclusive elections.
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Italy marines return for India trial

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 14:26
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen return to Delhi for their trial, Indian officials say, as diplomatic tensions ease.
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VIDEO: How to be a 'big cheese' in Italy

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 6:18

At times of European austerity, Italy's artisan cheese makers are resorting to some more unusual methods to make their products appealing to buyers.
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Italy to return marines to India

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 20:12
related countries: India India

Two Italian marines accused of murdering two Indian fishermen, in a case that has sparked a diplomatic row, are to be sent back for trial.
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Grillo seeks mandate to govern Italy

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 16:49

Italy's Five Star Movement, headed by comedian Beppe Grillo, officially asks President Giorgio Napolitano for a mandate to form a new government.
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Pope to wash Rome prisoners' feet

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 12:10
related places: Rome

Pope Francis will celebrate Mass on the Thursday before Easter next week by washing the feet of prisoners in a youth detention centre, the Vatican says.
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Italian sprint legend Mennea dies

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 11:22

Italy's former 200m world record holder and Olympic champion Pietro Mennea dies, aged 60.
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