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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: news

Italy chided over Africa migrants

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 11:47
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, Libya Libya, Somalia Somalia

The European Court of Human Rights says Italy violated the rights of Eritrean and Somali migrants by sending them back to Libya.
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More bodies from Concordia found

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 17:02

Search teams in Italy find eight more bodies in the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia which capsized on 13 January as the inquiry spreads.
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Italy minister in Delhi for talks

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 5:46
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Italy's junior foreign minister Staffan De Mistura is to meet Indian officials amid a diplomatic row over the killing of two fishermen.
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VIDEO: Town that stood up to the mafia

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 9:35

Alan Johnston reports from a town in Italy that is refusing to pay protection money to the mafia
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Italy guards in two-week custody

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 3:54
related countries: India India

A court in India remands two members of an Italian navy security team, accused in the fatal shooting of two fishermen, in custody for two weeks.
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Powell to face Bolt in Rome 100m

Monday, February 20th 2012, 23:56
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Rome

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell will take on compatriot Usian Bolt at the Golden Gala in Rome in May, meeting organisers confirm.
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VIDEO: Mass orange fight in Italian town

Monday, February 20th 2012, 22:02
related places: Ivrea

Locals in the Italian town of Ivrea have been taking part in an unusually colourful carnival ritual - a mass gathering where participants throw oranges at each other.
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Italy soldiers die in Afghanistan

Monday, February 20th 2012, 11:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Herat

Three Italian soldiers are killed as the armoured car they are travelling in overturns in Afghanistan's Herat province, officials say.
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Italy naval guards held in India

Monday, February 20th 2012, 4:38
related countries: India India

Indian police detain two members of an Italian navy security team over last week's killing of two fishermen off the coast of Kerala.
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Jail docu-drama wins Berlin award

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 12:16
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Caesar Must Die, by veteran Italian directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, wins the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival.
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VIDEO: Pope creates 22 new cardinals

Saturday, February 18th 2012, 23:02
related places: Rome

Pope Benedict XVI has created 22 new cardinals - his closest aides - at a ceremony in St Peter's Basilica in Rome.
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VIDEO: Fake bonds found after global hunt

Friday, February 17th 2012, 18:23
related countries: United States United States

Italian prosecutors say they have broken up an organised crime ring that was hiding trillions of dollars of fake US bonds. The BBC's Alan Johnston reports.
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Fake bonds worth trillions seized

Friday, February 17th 2012, 15:45

Italian prosecutors have arrested eight people and seized $6 trillion in fake bonds found in a Swiss warehouse.
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India fishermen's deaths 'murder'

Friday, February 17th 2012, 15:00
related countries: India India

Indian police open a murder case against crew members of an Italian oil tanker accused of killing two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates.
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Caterham dump Trulli for Petrov

Friday, February 17th 2012, 13:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Petrov

Russian Vitaly Petrov replaces Italian veteran Jarno Trulli at Caterham for 2012.
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Vatican to lose tax-exempt status

Friday, February 17th 2012, 10:47

Italy's Catholic Church faces an annual multi-million euro bill over government plans to strip it of its tax-exempt status.
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Merkel trip off amid Wulff crisis

Friday, February 17th 2012, 9:46
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel cancels a visit to Italy amid increasing signs that President Christian Wulff - a political ally - may quit over a home loan scandal.
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Anger at Italy shooting fishermen

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 15:15
related countries: India India

India protests to Italy after an Italian cargo ship fires at an Indian trawler, killing two fishermen.
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Berlusconi case: Jail term urged

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 13:38

Italian prosecutors ask for former PM Silvio Berlusconi to be jailed for five years on bribery charges.
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Italy cuts F-35 combat jet order

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 12:58

Italy is cutting an order for combat jets by more than 30% as part of the country's austerity measures.
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Rome 2020 Olympics bid scuppered

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 17:29
related places: Rome

Italy will not fund Rome's bid to host the 2020 Olympics because it would be "irresponsible" in the current financial climate, PM Mario Monti announces.
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Appeal against Kercher acquittals

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 16:37

Italian prosecutors launch an appeal against the acquittals of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of Briton Meredith Kercher.
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Downgrade hit to Spain and Italy

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 13:51
related countries: France France, Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italy, Spain and Portugal are among six eurozone nations to have their credit ratings cut by Moody's, while the UK and France are put on "negative outlook".
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Moody's warns on UK credit rating

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 9:12
related countries: Austria Austria, Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Moody's puts the credit rating of the UK, France and Austria on "negative outlook" and downgrades the ratings of Italy, Spain and Portugal.
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Italy's asbestos trial jails two

Monday, February 13th 2012, 14:44
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Switzerland Switzerland

An Italian court convicts a Swiss tycoon and a Belgian baron of negligence over some 2,200 asbestos-related deaths and sentences each of them to 16 years in jail.
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Italian short-term debt cost dips

Monday, February 13th 2012, 13:19

Italy successfully sells 12bn euros (£10bn) of short-term Treasury bills at a lower price than in a similar auction in January.
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VIDEO: First oil removed from Costa Concordia

Monday, February 13th 2012, 2:47

Salvage workers in Italy have begun pumping fuel from the cruise liner Costa Concordia, which ran aground off Tuscany a month ago.
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Cruise ship fuel removal begins

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 18:50

Pumping to remove more than 2,300 tonnes of fuel from the grounded Costa Concordia cruise ship has begun, Italian authorities say.
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Italy 15-19 England

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 18:17

England hit back from a nine-point deficit to beat Italy in the first ever Six Nations game at the snow-bound Stadio Olimpico.
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Live - Six Nations

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 16:42
related countries: France France, Ireland Ireland
related places: Paris, Rome

The match between France and Ireland is called off because of a frozen pitch after England fight back to win in Rome.
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Meeting Rick Santorum's Italian family

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 11:58
related countries: United States United States

Italian family's surprise over US presidential hopeful
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Man held after Glasgow siege ends

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 0:50

A man is being held after armed police stormed in to an Italian restaurant in Glasgow city centre, ending a siege that lasted nearly eight hours.
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Downgrade for most Italian banks

Friday, February 10th 2012, 19:48

The credit ratings agency Standard and Poor's has downgraded its assessment of almost all of Italy's major banks.
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Robshaw ready for improving Italy

Friday, February 10th 2012, 17:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Robshaw vows England will go toe-to-toe with Italy to avoid defeat against a side improving with every passing tournament.
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England name same side for Italy

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 11:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rome

England head coach Stuart Lancaster names the same starting XV and bench that beat Scotland for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy in Rome.
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Change in the air for Italy

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 0:31

Can Italy's technocrat government pull off economic reform?
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Freeze prompts Europe emergencies

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 15:28
related countries: Russia Russia

As freezing weather grips much of Europe, Italy takes steps to conserve gas while emergency situations have been declared in other countries.
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Knox contests slander conviction

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 12:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Amanda Knox, acquitted over the murder of her British flatmate, has appealed her conviction for slander in Italy, a family spokesman says.
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Slow steps towards restoring Italy-Libya ties

Saturday, February 4th 2012, 12:00
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya and Italy keen to repair ties damaged by the Arab Spring
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UN faults Italy over WWII claims

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 11:02
related countries: Germany Germany

The UN's highest court rules that Italy was wrong to allow its courts to make claims for compensation against Germany for Nazi war crimes.
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Eurozone service sector growing

Friday, February 3rd 2012, 9:47
related countries: Spain Spain

The eurozone's service sector grows for the first time in four months, although Spain and Italy continue to struggle.
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Costa woman 'was on ship bridge'

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 17:19
related countries: Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia

A Moldovan woman who reportedly dined with the Costa Concordia captain has told police she was on the bridge when the ship ran aground, Italian media report.
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Costa Cruise crash file withheld

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 0:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Italian investigators are refusing to release a report into a fatal accident in Egypt involving a sister ship of the Costa Concordia, the BBC has learned.
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Big freeze extends across Europe

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 18:04
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Heavy snow has caused disruption across Europe, carpeting much of Italy to the south and Turkey to the east.
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Italy ship purser tells of rescue

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 15:40

The last person rescued from Italy's shipwrecked Costa Concordia describes banging a frying pan on a wall to alert emergency teams.
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VIDEO: Cruise shipwreck search halted

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 22:58

Italian divers have abandoned their search for bodies inside the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia after conditions underwater deteriorated.
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Search of cruise ship abandoned

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 15:38

Italian divers abandon their search for bodies inside the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia after conditions underwater deteriorate.
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Wreck removal 'to take 10 months'

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 18:32

It could take up to 10 months to remove the wreck of capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia, says Italy's civil protection agency chief.
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VIDEO: Woman's body found on cruise ship

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 13:39

Divers searching the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship in Italy have found the body of a woman, bringing the death toll to 17.
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Fitch downgrades Italy and Spain

Friday, January 27th 2012, 20:28
related countries: Spain Spain

Five eurozone economies, including Italy and Spain, are downgraded by rating agency Fitch, citing financial weakness during the debt crisis.
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Earthquake shakes northern Italy

Friday, January 27th 2012, 15:51
related places: Milan, Turin

A magnitude 5.3 magnitude earthquake is felt in Turin and Milan, the second to hit northern Italy in a week, but there are no reports of damage.
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Italian cruise firm offers payout

Friday, January 27th 2012, 12:45

The Italian firm that owns the stricken cruise ship Costa Concordia reaches an agreement on compensation with several Italian consumer groups.
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Kvitova and Sharapova go through

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 4:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova sees off the spirited challenge of Italy's Sara Errani and will face Maria Sharapova in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
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Another body found in Italy wreck

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 15:21

Another body has been found in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship in Italy, bringing the death toll to 16, officials say.
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Italy strike prompts Fiat closure

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 12:58

A strike by Italian lorry drivers over rising fuel prices leads to car-maker Fiat halting production at five factories.
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VIDEO: Operation to remove cruise ship fuel

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 3:28

Italian authorities are preparing to start pumping fuel from the wreck of the cruise ship, Costa Concordia.
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