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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.
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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.
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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.
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Will Naples stage an election 'revolt'?

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

Mistrust and resentment in Naples ahead of Italian elections
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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'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.
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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.
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Italian poll rivals' media battle

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 1:23

Italian poll rivals' on-screen and off-air antics
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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.
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Is nepotism holding Italy back?

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 0:31

How nepotism keeps talented young Italians out of work
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Italy's 10-metre Alpine mega-tunnel

Friday, February 15th 2013, 0:47

Cloak and dagger needed to glimpse Italy's Alpine mega-tunnel
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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.
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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.
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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.''
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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".
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Young and unemployed in Italy

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 2:14

Youth unemployment stripped bare ahead of Italian elections
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'Mafia father' in TV talent show bid

Friday, February 8th 2013, 15:33

An Italian mafia suspect gave out hundreds of phones to try to bring his daughter success in TV talent show voting, police believe.
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VIDEO: Balotelli in AC Milan racism row

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 19:04

The vice-president of Italian football club AC Milan, Paolo Berlusconi, has been accused of using racist language to describe new signing Mario Balotelli.
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Scots make two changes for Italy

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 12:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Flanker Rob Harley and hooker Ross Ford come into the Scotland side for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy.
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Italy 23-18 France

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 17:59
related countries: France France

Italy blow the Six Nations wide open as they win at home to neighbours France for the second time in a row.
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Berlusconi in property tax pledge

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 15:34

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he will abolish an unpopular local property tax if he wins this month's elections.
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VIDEO: Balotelli fans clash with Milan police

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 11:30
related places: Milan

AC Milan football fans have clashed with Italian police as they celebrated a proposed transfer of Mario Balotelli to their club from Manchester City.
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Scuffles mar Balotelli Milan move

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 23:23

AC Milan football fans clash with Italian police as they celebrate a proposed transfer of striker Mario Balotelli from Manchester City.
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Liverpool complete Coutinho deal

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 16:51
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Liverpool complete the £8.5m signing of Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Italian side Inter Milan.
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Italy's mixed feelings about Fascism

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 13:18

Fascist leader continues to stalk Italy's politics
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Missoni boss plane luggage found

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 0:02
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A piece of luggage from the missing plane carrying Italian fashion boss Vittorio Missoni is found off the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.
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Balotelli to sign for AC Milan

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 22:57

AC Milan agree a deal to sign Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli on a four-and-a-half-year contract.
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VIDEO: World's oldest bank asks for bailout

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 12:23
related places: Siena

The world's oldest bank, Italy's Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena is asking for a taxpayer funded bailout after making severe losses.
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Man City discuss Balotelli sale

Monday, January 28th 2013, 22:47

Manchester City hold talks with AC Milan and Juventus about the possible sale of Italian striker Mario Balotelli.
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Balotelli move to Milan dismissed

Monday, January 28th 2013, 17:12
related places: Milan

Manchester City's David Platt says Mario Balotelli will not be moving to AC Milan despite reports in the Italian media.
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VIDEO: Rome cat sanctuary under threat

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 0:01
related places: Rome

Cat lovers in Rome are in a fight with officials over the occupation of one of the city's historic sites.
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Earthquake shakes northern Italy

Friday, January 25th 2013, 17:31
related places: Florence, Milan

An earthquake shakes parts of northern Italy and is felt as far away as Milan and Florence, although there are no immediate reports of injuries.
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Oldest bank in risky trades probe

Friday, January 25th 2013, 15:50
related places: Siena

Shareholders of the world's oldest bank, Italy's Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, approve a plan needed to get a state bailout amid revelations that it concealed loss-making risky trades.
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Italy tackles mafia-owned businesses

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 0:08

Why Italian authorities confiscate companies
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Warrant for Italy's top paparazzo

Monday, January 21st 2013, 18:43

A Europe-wide arrest warrant is issued for Italy's "King of the Paparazzi" Fabrizio Corona after he went on the run over a blackmail conviction.
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New meter tracks Italy's tax cheats

Monday, January 21st 2013, 0:52

The new weapon of the Italian tax office in the fight against cheats
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Italian marines' trial 'in India'

Friday, January 18th 2013, 8:58
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court turns down a bid by the Italian government to transfer to Italy the case of two of its marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen.
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