Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

News: Italy

We have started to collect the most important news related to Italy in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Italy – overview

Italy: news

VIDEO: Syrian opposition 'performs U-turn'

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 11:19
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Rome

The Syrian opposition has decided it will attend an international summit in Rome which it initially announced it would boycott.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italy deadlock after protest vote

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 10:19

Italy's elections end in stalemate as the centre-left fails to win a majority in the Senate, leading to a sharp fall on domestic markets.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Italy wakes up to election stalemate

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 7:39
related places: Rome

The BBC Katya Adler reports from Rome, after Italian elections ended in stalemate, leading to the possibility of a hung parliament.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Where Italy's votes are counted

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 2:31

Italy's parliamentary elections have ended in stalemate and the possibility of a hung parliament.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Syria opposition U-turn on talks

Monday, February 25th 2013, 23:44
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Rome

The Syrian opposition reverses its decision to boycott international talks in Rome, after the US and the UK promise to increase their support.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italian vote points to impasse

Monday, February 25th 2013, 23:39

With most results in from Italy's election, the houses of parliament appear split between left and right, causing new anxiety over the EU's fourth biggest economy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Italian vote points to impasse

Monday, February 25th 2013, 23:33

Partial results from Italy's election suggest the houses of parliament may split between left and right, causing new anxiety in the eurozone.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Markets fall on Italy deadlock fear

Monday, February 25th 2013, 22:21

Global bank shares, the euro and Italy's bond and stock markets fall, as initial results from Italy's elections point to parliamentary deadlock.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italians vote in close election

Monday, February 25th 2013, 14:01

Voting is held for a second day in Italy's elections - seen as crucial for efforts to tackle economic problems as well as for the eurozone at large.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Claims of Balotelli racist abuse

Monday, February 25th 2013, 11:04

Italian media reports suggest AC Milan's Mario Balotelli was the target of racial abuse from fans of ex-club Inter Milan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Europe concern over 'Grillo effect'

Monday, February 25th 2013, 9:34

Comedian has shaken up Italian politics, says Gavin Hewitt
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Italians vote in 'close' election

Monday, February 25th 2013, 8:32

Voters went to the polls on Monday for the second day of Italy's general election. The result is seen as crucial for the country's efforts to tackle its economic problems as well as for the eurozone at large.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Polls close on day one of Italy vote

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 22:37

Voting has ended on the first day of Italy's general election - seen as crucial for tackling the country's economic problems as well as for the eurozone.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German poor 'should eat horsemeat'

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 22:35

A German minister suggests food containing horsemeat should be fed to the poor, as further contaminated products are discovered across Europe.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Syria opposition boycotts talks

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 21:31
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Moscow, Rome

Syria's main opposition coalition pulls out of talks in Rome, Washington and Moscow in protest at what it says is the "shameful" failure to stop the violence.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italy 9-26 Wales

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 17:29
related places: Rome

Wales put their Six Nations defence back on track with a commanding 26-9 victory over Italy in rain-lashed Rome.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ski trip death girl chair-lift probe

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 15:54

An investigation is launched into the safety of a ski-lift after a teenage girl from Berkshire dies after falling during a school trip to Italy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Will Naples stage an election 'revolt'?

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 1:17
related places: Naples

Mistrust and resentment in Naples ahead of Italian elections
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Italian rivals in final vote push

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 23:34

Candidates in Italy's general election have completed their final day of campaigning ahead of two days of voting, beginning on Sunday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italy general election campaign ends

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 23:25

Political parties in Italy hold their final campaign rallies ahead of a general election that begins on Sunday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cuthbert expects Italian revival

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 18:18
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales wing Alex Cuthbert believes Saturday's Six Nations opponents Italy will match the performance that accounted for France.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italian marines to go home to vote

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 7:27
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court allows two Italian marines, charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen, to travel home to vote in the forthcoming elections there.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: What worries glam Milan's voters?

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 6:38
related places: Milan

Katya Adler reports from Milan, the capital of the Lombardy region, as Italy's general election draws closer with the economy a top priority for most voters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mexican police charged with rape

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 4:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Carmen, Playa

Two Mexican policemen are charged with rape and abuse of authority after allegedly attacking an Italian woman in the resort of Playa del Carmen.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US cardinals quizzed on child abuse

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 19:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rome

Two US cardinals are being questioned on cases of child abuse by priests under their supervision, days ahead of a papal conclave in Rome.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Match-fixer' with Singapore police

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 18:37
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A man linked to a global football match-fixing ring is helping Singapore authorities with their inquiries, police say, hours after Italy makes an arrest.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: How will Italy's football fans vote?

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 10:37

Katya Adler is in Italy talking to voters ahead of the general election this weekend.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italian poll rivals' media battle

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 1:23

Italian poll rivals' on-screen and off-air antics
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Outrage over Berlusconi tax letter

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 14:36

Opponents accuse Italy's former PM Silvio Berlusconi of trying to buy votes in Sunday's election by sending letters promising a tax rebate.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Is nepotism holding Italy back?

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 0:31

How nepotism keeps talented young Italians out of work
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Nestle finds horsemeat in meals

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 13:39
related countries: Spain Spain

Nestle, the world's biggest food company, has removed beef pasta meals from shelves in Italy and Spain after tests revealed traces of horse DNA.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nestle finds horsemeat in beef meals

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 13:39
related countries: France France

The world's biggest food company, Nestle, has removed beef pasta meals from shelves in Italy and Spain after tests revealed traces of horse DNA.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Warburton and Jones on Wales bench

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 13:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alun Wyn Jones and Sam Warburton return from injury on the bench for Wales against Italy in the Six Nations on Saturday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Warburton praise for coach Howley

Monday, February 18th 2013, 21:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sam Warburton has applauded interim Wales coach Rob Howley's decision to name his team a week early for the Italy clash.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cameron backs Westland helicopters

Monday, February 18th 2013, 16:13

Prime Minister David Cameron says AgustaWestland is an "excellent" company and that bribery claims are a matter for its Italian owners.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tens of thousands hear Pope prayer

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 11:43
related places: Rome

Tens of thousands of pilgrims attend St Peter's Square in Rome for one of the final public appearances of Pope Benedict XVI.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Four convicted for L'Aquila quake

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 21:02
related places: L'Aquila

An Italian court convicts four people over the collapse of a university hall of residence during the deadly earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Helicopter scandal boss steps down

Friday, February 15th 2013, 15:34
related countries: India India

The boss of Italian defence firm Finmeccanica, Giuseppe Orsi, formally resigns amid allegations that the group paid bribes to win an Indian contract.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italy 'Mafia' wind farm arrests

Friday, February 15th 2013, 14:58

Italian police arrest five people including a town mayor on suspicion of Mafia corruption over contracts to build wind farms in Sicily, local media say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italy's 10-metre Alpine mega-tunnel

Friday, February 15th 2013, 0:47

Cloak and dagger needed to glimpse Italy's Alpine mega-tunnel
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India halts helicopter deal payments

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 15:28
related countries: India India

India says it is freezing payments for a helicopter deal to Italian aerospace firm Finmeccanica over corruption allegations.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ivorian sets himself alight in Rome

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 14:43
related places: Fiumicino, Rome

A man from Ivory Coast about to be deported from Italy sets himself alight at Fiumicino airport in the capital, Rome, Italian media reports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Magazine defends Kate bikini photos

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 21:26

The editor of Italian magazine Chi has defended using photos of the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge in a bikini on holiday, saying they are "photos of a young couple in love.''
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kate bikini photos 'not scandalous'

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 16:55

Italian magazine Chi defends using photos of the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge on holiday, saying they are "photos of a young couple in love".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India 'may cancel' helicopter deal

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 7:12
related countries: India India
related places: Milan

India says it will cancel a helicopter deal with Italian aerospace firm Finmeccanica if corruption charges are proved following the arrest of its chief in Milan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italy court sentences ex-spy chief

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 21:31

Italy's former intelligence chief Nicolo Pollari is sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the 2003 rendition by the CIA of a terror suspect.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kate photos to be published in Italy

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 19:18

St James's Palace condemns plans by Italian gossip magazine Chi to publish pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge on a private Caribbean holiday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Italian aerospace boss arrested

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 11:38

The chief executive of Italian aerospace and defence firm Finmeccanica has been arrested on corruption charges.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

The Italian fashion capital being led by the Chinese

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 0:25
related countries: China China

Chinese firms leading the way in Italy's clothing heartland
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ancient order celebrates 900 years

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 20:05
related countries: Malta Malta
related places: Rome

The Knights of Malta military order of the Catholic Church - which dates back to the Crusades - celebrates its 900th birthday in Rome.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

France 6-16 Wales

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 19:48
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Paris

Wales end a run of eight straight defeats as George North's spectacular finish helps them beat France in the Six Nations.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Scotland 34-10 Italy

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Hogg scores a spectacular solo try as Scotland beat Italy to secure their record win in the Six Nations.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Italian musical goes the Full Monty

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 11:12
related places: Rome

The lack of jobs in Italy is at the heart of a musical that has opened in Rome.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Young and unemployed in Italy

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 2:14

Youth unemployment stripped bare ahead of Italian elections
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 12/56

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS