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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: Europe 'is safety' for Syrian refugees

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 7:21
related countries: Syria Syria

Europe has seen an increasing number of refugees in recent months, with many coming across the Mediterranean from Africa and heading for Italy.
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VIDEO: Pope Francis condemns 'evil' mafia

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 21:58

Pope Francis has condemned the mafia's "adoration of evil" at a mass in Calabria, the southern Italian base of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.
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Pope Francis condemns 'evil' mafia

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 17:08

Pope Francis condemns the mafia's "adoration of evil" at a mass in Calabria, the southern Italian base of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.
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VIDEO: How BBC filmed migrant rescue unfold

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 10:32

Matthew Price reports from Italian naval vessel the Bergamini, as it locates a migrant boat at sea, overloaded with passengers.
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Costa Rica boss hails 'beautiful' win

Friday, June 20th 2014, 22:20
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Costa Rica boss Jorge Luis Pinto says he told his players to "change history" before watching them beat Italy 1-0.
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England knocked out of World Cup

Friday, June 20th 2014, 19:17
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

England are eliminated at the group stage of the World Cup for the first time since 1958 as Italy lose 1-0 to Costa Rica.
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World Cup: Italy 0-1 Costa Rica

Friday, June 20th 2014, 18:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Costa Rica produce a surprise win against four-time world champions Italy, a result that sends Group D rivals England out.
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In tweets: Migrants rescued by Italian navy

Friday, June 20th 2014, 17:24

Matthew Price live-tweets an operation to save migrants
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Migrants pulled from overloaded boat

Friday, June 20th 2014, 10:00

BBC films Italian ship saving migrants from overloaded boat
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VIDEO: What happens to migrants found at sea?

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 16:16

The BBC's Matthew Price is behind-the-scenes on board the Bergamini, part of the Italian navy's Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) operation, which patrols the seas in the search for migrant boats.
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VIDEO: 'Children are thrown into our arms'

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 20:52
related countries: Libya Libya

Lieutenant Giuseppe Bisceglia of the Italian Navy tells the BBC's Matthew Price about the dramatic rescue missions to help Libyan migrant boat passengers, in trouble on the open sea.
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UKIP forms alliance in EU Parliament

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 16:34

Nigel Farage joins forces with Beppe Grillo's Italian 5 Star Movement to form a new group in the European Parliament.
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Returning Azarenka loses at Eastbourne

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 15:07
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka suffers a three-set defeat by Italy's Camila Giorgi on her return from injury in Eastbourne.
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Italy warns migrant rescues may end

Monday, June 16th 2014, 19:11

Italy says without EU intervention an operation to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea may have to stop, as hundreds more are rescued.
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VIDEO: On board Italian migrant patrol ship

Monday, June 16th 2014, 16:40

Matthew Price reports from on board an Italian migrant patrol ship
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England match watched by 15m viewers

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 10:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than 15 million people in the UK tuned in to watch England's opening World Cup game against Italy on BBC One, overnight viewing figures show.
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Hodgson confident England will qualify

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 6:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Roy Hodgson expects England to qualify for the last 16 of the World Cup despite losing 2-1 to Italy.
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World Cup: England 1-2 Italy

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 0:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's World Cup campaign starts in defeat as Mario Balotelli's header gives Group D rivals Italy a win in Manaus.
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Manaus pitch is 'perfectly playable'

Friday, June 13th 2014, 12:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The much-maligned Manaus pitch will be fine for England's opening game against Italy on Saturday, the FA is told.
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Mayor of Venice quits amid inquiry

Friday, June 13th 2014, 11:31
related places: Venice

The mayor of the Italian city of Venice, Giorgio Orsoni, resigns amid a wider investigation into alleged corruption over new flood barriers.
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Lebanon deports Berlusconi ally

Friday, June 13th 2014, 9:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A former business associate of Italy's ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi is extradited from Lebanon to serve a prison term for Mafia links.
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England wary of unpredictable Balotelli

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 16:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Hart and Gary Cahill believe England must expect the unexpected from Italy striker Mario Balotelli on Saturday.
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England's Welbeck 'fit for Italy game'

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 17:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rio

Danny Welbeck will be fit for England's opening World Cup game against Italy on Saturday, according to Wayne Rooney.
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Hodgson urges World Cup caution

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 15:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England manager Roy Hodgson seeks to cool expectations of his young side before their World Cup opener against Italy.
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England ready for Pirlo - Wilshere

Monday, June 9th 2014, 21:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jack Wilshere says stopping Andrea Pirlo will be central to England's plans in their World Cup opener against Italy.
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Nun wins final of Italy's The Voice

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 23:41

A young nun who became an internet sensation after singing on Italy's version of The Voice has triumphed in the finals of the TV show.
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Gemili third as Gatlin wins in Rome

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 20:35
related places: Rome

Great Britain sprinter Adam Gemili finished third in the 100m in the Golden League Gala in Rome in a season's best time.
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Pirlo could destroy England - Scholes

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 10:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Scholes

Paul Scholes says England cannot afford to underestimate Andrea Pirlo again when they take on Italy in their World Cup opener.
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Venice mayor held in fraud inquiry

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 10:02
related places: Venice

The mayor of Venice is among 35 people arrested in Italy over alleged corruption in connection with new flood barriers being built around the city.
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Priests and nun 'freed in Cameroon'

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:59
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Canada Canada

Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun seized in April by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed, Cameroon officials say.
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We will peak for Italy - Gerrard

Friday, May 30th 2014, 22:50
related countries: Peru Peru, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Steven Gerrard says England will be in peak condition for their World Cup opener against Italy after victory over Peru.
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian marry

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 20:00
related countries: France France
related places: Florence, Paris

The rapper and reality TV star have a lavish wedding in Florence, Italy, with a number of celebrity guests.
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VIDEO: Italy's Five Star anger against EU

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 15:15

An Italian anti-establishment political group called the Five Star Movement is turning its attention against Europe.
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Italy's Grillo savages left and right

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 23:01

Italy's election campaign turns vicious
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Rooney wants to show world - Hodgson

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 14:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wayne Rooney is determined to shine in a World Cup after two indifferent campaigns reveals England manager Roy Hodgson.
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Balotelli racially abused in Italy

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 14:26
related places: Florence

Former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli suffers racial abuse while training with the Italy squad in Florence.
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VIDEO: 'I never insulted Merkel'

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 11:00
related countries: Germany Germany

Former Italian prime minster Silvio Berlusconi denies ever using derogatory language to describe German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Italian navy rescues child migrants

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 10:38

The Italian navy rescues nearly 1,000 illegal migrants from the seas off southern Italy inside two days, with 170 minors among them.
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Trip Advisor 'fake reviews' probed

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 17:24

Travel-rating service Trip Advisor is being investigated in Italy over concerns the site is not doing enough to prevent fake reviews.
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Composer Morricone cancels US dates

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 11:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: La Due

Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone cancels three shows, including his first ever performance in LA, due to a back injury.
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Rogue trader Kerviel held in France

Monday, May 19th 2014, 2:03
related countries: France France

Convicted rogue trader Jerome Kerviel crosses into France from Italy to face a three-year prison term for forgery and breach of trust.
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Djokovic too strong for Nadal in Rome

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 22:26
related countries: France France
related places: Rome

Novak Djokovic wins his third Italian Open title and lays down a marker for the French Open with victory over Rafael Nadal in Rome.
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Williams eases to Italian Open victory

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 13:04

World number one Serena Williams overpowers home favourite Sara Errani to retain her title at the Italian Open.
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VIDEO: Hidden WWII ruins of Monte Cassino

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 23:16

Alan Johnston goes inside a room containing the last of the rubble from the bombing of Italy's Monte Cassino monastery in World War II.
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Nadal beats Murray in Rome thriller

Friday, May 16th 2014, 21:59
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Rome

World number one Rafael Nadal recovers from a break down in the final set to beat Andy Murray in the Italian Open quarter-finals.
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Kim and Kanye 'to marry in Florence'

Friday, May 16th 2014, 15:05
related places: Florence

Reality television star Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West will tie the knot in Florence, Italy, on 24 May.
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Murray to face Nadal in Rome last eight

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 18:16
related places: Rome

Andy Murray beats Jurgen Melzer to set up an Italian Open quarter-final against world number one Rafael Nadal.
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Ulissi beats Evans to Giro stage win

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 16:39
related countries: France France
related places: Evans

Italian Diego Ulissi outsprints 2011 Tour de France winner Cadel Evans to win stage five of Giro d'Italia.
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Federer beaten on return to action

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 15:13

Roger Federer loses 1-6 6-3 7-6 (8-6) at the Italian Open to Jeremy Chardy in his first match since the birth of his twin sons.
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Murray eases through in windy Rome

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 11:50
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Rome

Andy Murray overcomes Spain's Marcel Granollers and testing windy conditions to reach round three at the Italian Open.
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VIDEO: Migrants drown as Libya boat sinks

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 5:48
related countries: Libya Libya

At least 17 people died when a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank in waters between Libya and southern Italy, navy officials have said.
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Migrants drown as Libya boat sinks

Monday, May 12th 2014, 21:54
related countries: Libya Libya

At least 17 people died and 200 were rescued when a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank between Libya and southern Italy, navy officials say.
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BSkyB bids to consolidate Sky Europe

Monday, May 12th 2014, 10:42
related countries: Germany Germany

BSkyB has approached Sky broadcasters in Germany and Italy, which are all majority-owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, in an attempt to create a European TV giant.
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Migrants tell migrants: 'Don't come to Italy'

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 1:58

Anti-immigration party spreads message through migrants
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Berlusconi begins community service

Friday, May 9th 2014, 20:39
related places: Milan

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi finishes the first day of a one-year community service term at a care home, after his conviction for tax fraud.
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VIDEO: Berlusconi starts his community service

Friday, May 9th 2014, 20:13

Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has completed the first day of the community service he was ordered to do after being found guilty of tax fraud.
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