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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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VIDEO: Italy arrests after migrant deaths

Friday, April 17th 2015, 14:40

Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a row on a boat heading to Italy across the Mediterranean.
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Migrants killed in 'religious clash'

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 18:22

Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard after a row on a boat heading to Italy.
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Italy seeks EU help on boat migrants

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 12:36

Italy's foreign minister calls for help from the European Union as increasing numbers of migrants risk their lives crossing the Mediterranean.
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Venus pulls out of US Fed Cup team

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 11:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

Venus Williams withdraws from the United States Fed Cup team to face Italy on Saturday and Sunday for personal reasons.
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Mobster held in Spanish post office

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 11:56
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Costa

One of Italy's most wanted gangsters is detained on the Costa del Sol in Spain while trying to withdraw money from a post office.
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Turkey fury at Pope 'genocide' claim

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 16:45
related countries: Armenia Armenia
related places: Rome

Turkey recalls its Vatican ambassador after Pope Francis uses the word "genocide" to describe killings of Armenian Christians under Ottoman rule in WW1.
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Gunman kills three in Milan court

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 19:35
related places: Milan

A gun suspect is arrested after shooting three people dead at the main courthouse in the Italian city of Milan.
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Fiorentina 0-3 Juventus (2-4 agg)

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 22:38

Italian champions Juventus secure their place in the Coppa Italia final by overturning a first-leg deficit to beat Fiorentina.
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Italy police 'tortured' G8 protester

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 19:16
related places: Genoa

Italian police's treatment of a protester during the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa amounted to "torture", the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.
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AC Milan under-10s 'racially abused'

Monday, April 6th 2015, 12:18

Black players from AC Milan's under-10 team allegedly suffer racist abuse during a tournament in Italy.
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Italians rescue 1,500 migrants

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 19:03

The Italian coastguard and navy rescue some 1,500 migrants trying to cross into the EU via the Mediterranean Sea over a 24-hour period.
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VIDEO: Pope presides at Good Friday prayers

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 0:37
related places: Rome

Pope Francis has highlighted the persecution of Christians in Africa and the Middle East during a Good Friday sermon in Rome.
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Pope decries killing of Christians

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 23:50
related places: Rome

Pope Francis condemns what he calls the "complicit silence" about the killing of Christians, at a Good Friday service in Rome.
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VIDEO: Mafia boss prison sentence expires

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 12:47

A Mafia boss who faced extradition to serve a prison sentence in Italy has had his sentence dropped after Italian authorities said it had expired.
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Townsend hopes to 'silence critics'

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 23:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andros Townsend hopes he has "silenced" his critics after his equaliser earned England a 1-1 friendly draw in Italy.
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Italy 1-1 England

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 21:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andros Townsend's second-half equaliser earns England a 1-1 draw against Italy in a friendly in Turin.
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Yoox agrees Net-a-Porter deal

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 8:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Italian online fashion retailer Yoox agrees an all-share merger deal London-based rival Net-a-Porter.
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Kane emergence excites me - Rooney

Monday, March 30th 2015, 21:30

England captain Wayne Rooney says he is as excited as anyone about Harry Kane, who will make his full debut against Italy.
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Yoox in talks with Net-a-Porter

Monday, March 30th 2015, 14:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Italian online fashion retailer Yoox says it is in merger talks with London-based rival Net-a-Porter.
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Prada profit takes a hit from China

Monday, March 30th 2015, 4:42
related countries: China China
related places: Prada

Italian luxury goods retailer Prada sees its net profit fall 28% last year as sales slumped in major markets of China and Europe.
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Four miss England's trip to Italy

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 13:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Danny Welbeck, Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner have been ruled out of England's friendly with Italy on Tuesday.
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Knox and Sollecito cleared of murder

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 11:12

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are acquitted by Italy's top appeals court of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 - the final ruling in the case.
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VIDEO: Knox: 'So grateful to have life back'

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 3:34

Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.
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Italy court to rule on Kercher death

Friday, March 27th 2015, 20:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italy's top court is to rule whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.
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Hodgson happy to rest Sterling

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 16:21

Roy Hodgson says he is prepared to rest Raheem Sterling for Tuesday's friendly against Italy but is under no pressure to do so.
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Rose withdraws from England squad

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 20:45
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tottenham

Tottenham defender Danny Rose pulls out of the England squad to face Lithuania and Italy due to injury.
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Ruling on Kercher murder delayed

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 15:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italy's top court delays a decision on whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.
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Olive tree disease spreads in Italy

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 14:46
related places: Lecce

Italy must step up efforts to contain a bacterial disease blighting olive trees in the southern province of Lecce, EU officials warn.
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Injured Lallana out of England squad

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 12:28
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana withdraws from the England squad to face Lithuania and Italy with a groin injury.
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Pirelli to be bought by Chinese firm

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 10:58
related countries: China China

Chinese state-owned China National Chemical (ChemChina) is to buy Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli in deal that values the firm at €7.1bn (£5.1bn).
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Wales beat Italy but lose title race

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 19:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales thump Italy 61-20, but Ireland's 40-10 victory in Scotland means they lift the Six Nations trophy, despite England's nail-biting performance at Twickenham.
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Cruise operators shun Tunisian ports

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 16:22
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

Costa Cruises and MSC Cruises, two Italian cruise companies, cancel planned stops in Tunisian ports following shootings at a museum in Tunis that killed 21 people.
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Kane earns first England call-up

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 13:34
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tottenham

England manager Roy Hodgson names Tottenham striker Harry Kane in his squad to face Lithuania and Italy.
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Quintana wins Tirreno-Adriatico

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 15:44
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Switzerland Switzerland

Nairo Quintana of Colombia wins Italy's Tirreno-Adriatico after Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara takes the final stage.
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Wales make two changes for Italy

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 11:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mike Phillips is out of the squad as Wales make two enforced front row changes for the potential title decider against Italy.
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Sagan wins Tirreno-Adriatico sprint

Monday, March 16th 2015, 19:53
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

Slovakia's Peter Sagan wins a sprint finish in a rain-hit penultimate stage of Italy's Tirreno-Adriatico.
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Italy arrests over construction deals

Monday, March 16th 2015, 16:15

Italian police arrest four people and raid dozens of premises over suspicious public works contracts worth some €25m (£18m; $26m).
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Italy 0-29 France

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 16:50
related places: Rome

France keep alive their remote Six Nations title hopes as they beat Italy in soggy conditions in rain-lashed Rome.
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Can Berlusconi stage a comeback?

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 1:22

Italian politics may not have seen the last of Berlusconi
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Parma docked two points by Italian FA

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 19:08
related places: Parma

Crisis-hit Serie A side Parma have been docked two points by the Italian Football Federation for failing to pay players' salaries.
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VIDEO: Selfie stick ban for Rome's Colosseum

Friday, March 13th 2015, 20:23
related places: Rome

The Colosseum in Rome has banned selfie sticks to protect the 2,000-year-old monument.
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Watson sees off Giorgi fightback

Friday, March 13th 2015, 20:05
related countries: India India

Heather Watson withstands a second-set recovery from Italy's Camila Giorgi to reach round three at Indian Wells.
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Brazil arrests fugitive Italy writer

Friday, March 13th 2015, 7:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian federal police arrest fugitive Italian writer Cesare Battisti, a former communist militant convicted of murder in his home country.
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Malori wins Tirreno-Adriatico opener

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 21:01

Italy's Adriano Malori wins the amended first stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico with Mark Cavendish 12 seconds adrift.
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Cleared Berlusconi 'back in politics'

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 13:05

Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi hails his acquittal by Italy's supreme court on underage sex charges and plans a political comeback.
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A woman on a mission to save Italy's pigs

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 1:04

A woman on a mission to save every pig in Italy
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Court confirms Berlusconi acquittal

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 0:08

Italy's highest court confirms former leader Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
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Sunday's gossip column

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 8:09

Manchester United ready to sell Angel Di Maria, Milner tipped for Italian move, Man City want Wilshere, plus more.
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Berlusconi ends community service

Friday, March 6th 2015, 16:02

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi completes his final hours of a community service sentence for tax fraud.
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VIDEO: Skiers rescued after cable car accident

Friday, March 6th 2015, 13:52

Two hundred tourists have had a dramatic rescue from stranded cable cars at a ski resort in northern Italy.
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Italian MPs chided for macho language

Friday, March 6th 2015, 2:49

Italian MPs urged to use feminine titles
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In pictures: Child migrants on Lampedusa

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 23:07
related places: Lampedusa

Child migrants live in limbo on Italian island of Lampedusa
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Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 22:09
related places: Rome

Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, have held a big rally in Rome against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.
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Italy make six changes for Scotland

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 8:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Centre Enrico Bacchin and winger Michele Visentin will make their Italy debuts among six changes to face Scotland.
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Stolen artworks returned to Italy

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 16:13

An ancient statuette and an 18th Century painting are returned to Italy, having turned up in New York decades after being stolen.
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Swiss deal over Italian tax evasion

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 19:49
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Italy and Switzerland have signed a deal to work together on tackling tax evasion.
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Castrogiovanni bitten on nose by dog

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 14:01

Italy and Toulon prop forward Martin Castrogiovanni has 14 stitches in his nose after being bitten by a friend's dog.
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VIDEO: Judge backs mafia man's extradition

Friday, February 20th 2015, 16:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A former member of the mafia who lived in London for more than 20 years must be extradited to Italy, a judge has ruled.
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