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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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Berlusconi case: Mills in court

Monday, November 28th 2011, 12:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK lawyer David Mills gives evidence by video link in a corruption case brought against former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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Asia shares up on Italy deal hope

Monday, November 28th 2011, 7:17

Asian shares rise on Monday on speculation that the International Monetary Fund is preparing a bailout package for Italy.
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Italy forced to pay record rates

Friday, November 25th 2011, 17:23

Italy is forced to pay record interest rates in a 10bn euro debt auction to borrow money for six months and for two years.
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VIDEO: Sarkozy and Merkel back Italian PM

Friday, November 25th 2011, 2:41
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

The leaders of France and Germany are proposing changes to EU treaties, to tighten control over the eurozone.
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Reform proposed for EU treaties

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 17:21
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Nicolas Sarkozy are to propose modifications to EU treaties to improve governance of the eurozone.
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Stars may attend Berlusconi trial

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 13:26

An Italian court rules that Silvio Berlusconi may call the actor George Clooney and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo as witnesses at his sex trial.
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VIDEO: Fatal mudslide in Sicily

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 10:47

A mudslide caused by torrential rain has killed at least three people in Sicily, Italian authorities say.
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Deadly landslide hits Sicily town

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 10:38

Torrential rain in southern Italy causes landslides which kill three people in one small Sicilian town and derail a train in Calabria.
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Napoli 2-1 Man City

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 23:23

Manchester City's fate in this season's Champions League is out of their hands after a 2-1 defeat in Italy.
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Disgraced US cardinal leaves job

Monday, November 21st 2011, 16:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rome, Boston, Vatican

Cardinal Bernard Law, forced to resign as archbishop of Boston in 2002 over a sex abuse scandal, retires from his new post in Rome, the Vatican says.
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ECB's Draghi urges swift action

Friday, November 18th 2011, 15:30

The new president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, calls for "urgent action" by EU leaders as the new government is approved in Italy.
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Monti wins Italy confidence votes

Friday, November 18th 2011, 15:15

Italian PM Mario Monti wins a confidence vote on his economic policies in the lower house of parliament, a day after getting the Senate's support.
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Italian PM wins confidence vote

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 21:33

New Italian PM Mario Monti's government of technocrats wins a vote of confidence in the senate after outlining reforms aimed at cutting debt.
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Italy PM sets out plan for crisis

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 17:17

Italy's new PM Mario Monti outlines plans to tackle the country's debt crisis as students stage protests in several Italian cities.
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Benetton pulls pope-imam kiss ad

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 22:34
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Italian clothing firm Benetton pulls an advertisement with a photo montage of Pope Benedict kissing an Egyptian imam after the Vatican complains.
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VIDEO: Italian PM unveils new cabinet

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 19:09

Italy's incoming prime minister, Mario Monti, has formed a new government made up entirely of technocrats and no politicians.
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Italy unveils technocrat cabinet

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 16:22

Mario Monti unveils a cabinet comprising experts, not politicians, to steer Italy through its debt crisis after the fall of Silvio Berlusconi.
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Monti aims to break Berlusconi mould

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 8:47

New Italian PM aims to break Berlusconi mould of politics
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Italy can tackle crisis - Monti

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 22:40
related places: Monti

Italy's Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti says he is convinced Italy can overcome its debt crisis, ahead of unveiling his new government.
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Fresh market squeeze on Italy PM

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 19:00

Italy's cost of borrowing hits the 7% danger level again, putting the new PM Mario Monti under pressure as he tries to form a government.
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Italy pays record debt interest

Monday, November 14th 2011, 17:30

Italy has to pay more to borrow money at its latest bond auction, as the cost of borrowing also rises for Spain.
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Monti seeks to form Italy cabinet

Monday, November 14th 2011, 12:25

Italy's newly appointed PM Mario Monti starts work on forming a government to lead Italy out of its acute debt crisis, following Silvio Berlusconi's resignation.
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Monti to form next Italy cabinet

Sunday, November 13th 2011, 21:28

Technocrat Mario Monti is asked to form a new Italian government to tackle an acute debt crisis which prompted the resignation of Silvio Berlusconi.
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Italy seeks to build government

Sunday, November 13th 2011, 18:33

Italy's president meets party leaders as he tries to find a successor to PM Silvio Berlusconi who resigned in the midst of an acute debt crisis.
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Berlusconi resigns as Italian PM

Sunday, November 13th 2011, 4:09

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resigns, in the midst of an acute debt crisis, making way for a caretaker government.
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VIDEO: Profile of Silvio Berlusconi

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 21:53

Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as Italy's prime minister, having dominated political life in the country for 17 years - but his career has been marred by scandals in recent years.
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Italy PM 'submitting resignation'

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 20:34

Italy's PM Silvio Berlusconi goes to the president to submit his resignation, following the approval of austerity measures demanded by the EU.
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VIDEO: Italian austerity law approved

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 18:09

Italian MPs have approved a package of tough austerity measures to tackle the country's growing debt crisis, as demanded by the EU.
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VIDEO: Last lap for Italy austerity law

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 8:56

The lower house of Italy's parliament is due to vote on a package of austerity measures demanded by the EU and designed to restore markets' confidence in the country's economy.
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'Hair' murderer killed Italy girl

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 0:42

"Hair in hand" killer Danilo Restivo, jailed for life earlier this year for murdering a woman in Bournemouth, is found guilty of murdering a teenager in Italy.
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Shares up on Italy austerity vote

Friday, November 11th 2011, 21:37

Stock markets rise after Italy's senate approves austerity cuts designed to avoid a bailout of the eurozone's third largest economy.
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Eurozone crisis 'hitting UK jobs'

Friday, November 11th 2011, 16:45
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Chancellor George Osborne warns the eurozone crisis is still "dangerous" as a new Greek leader takes office and Italy comes closer to passing austerity measures.
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Italy senate passes austerity law

Friday, November 11th 2011, 12:34

Italy's senate backs austerity measures demanded by the EU, with the lower house to vote at the weekend before PM Silvio Berlusconi can resign.
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VIDEO: Berlusconi 'to resign on Saturday'

Friday, November 11th 2011, 12:06

The Italian prime minister will resign on Saturday, according to Senator Lucio Malan, of Silvio Berlusconi's People of Freedom Party.
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Eurozone's growth 'has stalled'

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 22:34

The European Union drastically cuts its growth forecast for the eurozone in 2012, from 1.8% down to just 0.5%.
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VIDEO: Is Italy too big to bailout?

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 13:17

Many fear that Italy's economy -the third largest in the Eurozone - is simply too big to bail out.
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Berlusconi to quit 'within days'

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 0:39

Italy's president says Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will step down within days, as the country's financial crisis deepens.
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Italian debt rate reaches 7% mark

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 21:43

Italy's cost of borrowing touches a new record, a day after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would resign once budget reforms are passed.
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Berlusconi rules out election bid

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 19:40

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi says he will not stand if Italy holds early elections, after promising to resign as soon as parliament passes budget reforms.
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VIDEO: Italy's borrowing costs soar

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 18:43

Italy's cost of borrowing has touched a new record, a day after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would resign once budget reforms were passed.
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VIDEO: Record borrowing rates greet Berlusconi

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 6:57

Italian prime miniter Silvio Berlusconi has said he will resign if parliament approves new asuterity measures
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Asian investors cautious on Italy

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 6:13

Asian markets post modest gains as Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he will step down once reforms are passed.
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VIDEO: Italy's Berlusconi vows to resign

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 23:17

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed he intends to resign after key economic reforms have been approved.
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Italy's Berlusconi vows to resign

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 21:28

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi confirms he intends to step down after key austerity measures are passed.
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Italy borrowing rate hits record

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 20:16

Italy's cost of borrowing rises to a new record after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi wins a budget vote.
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Italian PM faces calls to resign

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 18:03

Calls mount for Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi to resign as he wins a budget vote but appears to lose his parliamentary majority.
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Key ally urges Berlusconi to quit

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 14:53

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's key coalition partner urges him to step aside ahead of a crucial budget vote.
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Italy's Berlusconi faces key vote

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 10:59

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi faces a crucial budget vote in parliament, as fears mount that Italy could be the next victim of the eurozone debt crisis.
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Italy borrowing rates hit record

Monday, November 7th 2011, 22:13
related places: Rome

The Italian government's borrowing cost hits record highs, on fears over mounting political uncertainty and fall-out from Greece's problems.
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VIDEO: Italy's borrowing rate hits record

Monday, November 7th 2011, 19:39
related places: Rome

The Italian government's borrowing cost has risen as fears grow over political uncertainty in Rome.
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Giotto fresco has devil's face

Monday, November 7th 2011, 14:44
related places: Assisi

A devil's face hidden for centuries is revealed in a fresco by the Italian renaissance master Giotto in Assisi.
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VIDEO: Italy 'needs 300bn euro loan to stand still'

Monday, November 7th 2011, 12:03

Italy has huge debts, says Louise Cooper of BGC Capital. She says the country needs 300bn euros of debt relief "just to stand still".
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In pictures: Floods in France and Italy

Monday, November 7th 2011, 0:30
related countries: France France

Southern France and Italy hit by floods
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Italy issues fresh flood warnings

Monday, November 7th 2011, 0:11

The authorities in Italy issue fresh safety warnings as storms and torrential rain continue to cause havoc across the country.
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