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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

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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VIDEO: Dutch fans clash with police in Rome

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 21:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Rome

Fans of Dutch football club Feyenoord clash with police in Rome ahead of their team's Europa League match on Thursday night.
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Feyenoord fans clash with police

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 18:14
related places: Roma

Feyenoord fans clash with riot police ahead of their Europa League match with Roma in the Italian capital.
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VIDEO: How Italy copes with migrant influx

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 22:50
related places: Lampedusa

The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from the Italian island of Lampedusa, where authorities are struggling to cope with a huge influx of new migrants.
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Italian migrant centre 'overwhelmed'

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 16:17
related places: Lampedusa

Conditions at a migrant reception centre on the island of Lampedusa are "getting desperate", an Italian official tells the BBC.
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Italy president's palace to open daily

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 11:58
related places: Rome

New President Sergio Mattarella announces Rome's historic Quirinale Palace will soon be open to visitors every day.
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Sacchi denial over 'too many blacks'

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 11:00

Former Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi denies he is racist after reports claim he said Italy's youth set-up features "too many blacks".
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VIDEO: Rescued migrants arrive on Lampedusa

Monday, February 16th 2015, 13:46
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Lampedusa

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 2,000 migrants in a major operation off the Libyan coast, according to officials.
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VIDEO: 'Alarming twist' in migrant rescue

Monday, February 16th 2015, 4:16
related countries: Libya Libya

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 2,000 migrants in a major operation off the Libyan coast, officials have said.
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Italians rescue 2,000 migrants

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 23:29

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 2,000 migrants in a major operation off the Libyan coast, officials say.
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Nutella billionaire Ferrero dies

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 10:32
related places: Ferrero

Billionaire Michele Ferrero, whose global chocolate empire made him Italy's richest man, has died aged 89.
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England 47-17 Italy

Saturday, February 14th 2015, 17:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England run in six tries, including a brace for Jonathan Joseph, as they thump Italy in the Six Nations at Twickenham.
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Italy probe into baby ambulance death

Friday, February 13th 2015, 16:46

The Italian health minister launches an inquiry following the death of a baby who died after she was reportedly turned away from three hospitals.
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Saudis evacuate embassy in Yemen

Friday, February 13th 2015, 14:18
related countries: Germany Germany, Yemen Yemen

Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.
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Amanda Knox 'to marry' musician

Friday, February 13th 2015, 5:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Amanda Knox, a former US student convicted in Italy over the murder of her British flatmate, is engaged to marry a musician, reports say.
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Brazil banker faces extradition

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 12:10
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A court in Italy clears the way for the extradition of fugitive Brazilian banker Henrique Pizzolato, convicted as part of the Mensalao corruption trial.
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VIDEO: The captain who abandoned ship

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 23:37

The captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison.
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VIDEO: Costa Concordia trial: How disaster unfolded

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 6:35

The trial of the captain of the sunken liner, the Costa Concordia, draws to a close in Italy.
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Cruise wreck captain awaits verdict

Tuesday, February 10th 2015, 10:48

Survivors in Italy await the end of the trial of Francesco Schettino, the man at the centre of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster.
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Migrants die of cold off Italy

Monday, February 9th 2015, 17:30
related places: Lampedusa

At least 27 migrants die of hypothermia after being picked up near Lampedusa, the Italian coast guard says.
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Lancaster eyes settled England side

Monday, February 9th 2015, 16:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England boss Stuart Lancaster says he will be surprised if there are many changes for Italy, despite players returning from injury.
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Italy 3-26 Ireland

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 20:23

Ireland start slowly but second-half tries from Conor Murray and Tommy O'Donnell help them to a 26-3 Six Nations win in Italy.
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Ibrahimovic 'abuses referees in English'

Friday, February 6th 2015, 17:49
related countries: France France
related places: Lyon

PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic abuses French referees in either English or Italian, claims Lyon coach Hubert Fournier.
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Italian on 'couchsurf' rape charge

Friday, February 6th 2015, 14:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Italian policeman is accused of using the website Couchsurfing.com to lure an Australian woman to his home and then drugging and raping her.
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Keatley handed Ireland starting role

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 12:19
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Munster's Ian Keatley is named at fly-half ahead of Ian Madigan for Ireland's opening Six Nations match against Italy.
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Italy extradites Chinese 'fraudster'

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 12:09
related countries: China China

Italy extradites a Chinese woman suspected of fraud, the first such extradition from a European country, state media says.
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Italy president vows to fight mafia

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 16:40

The new Italian president promises to fight corruption and organised crime in his first speech to parliament since being sworn into office.
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Italy MPs elect judge as president

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 12:39

Italy's parliament elects judge Sergio Mattarella as the country's president, on a third day of voting for the largely ceremonial post.
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Italian PM wants judge for president

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 16:49

As Italy's parliament votes for a new president, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi proposes a constitutional court judge to replace Giorgio Napolitano.
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