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Caravaggio work 'found' in Rome

Monday, July 19th 2010, 10:18
related places: Caravaggio, Rome

An undiscovered Caravaggio painting may have been discovered in Rome, according to the Vatican newspaper.
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Liverpool agree fee to sell Insua

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 18:51

Liverpool agree a fee to sell left-back Emiliano Insua to Italian club Fiorentina.
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George Clooney in court appearance

Friday, July 16th 2010, 20:06

Actor George Clooney has appeared in court in Italy to testify in the fraud trial of three people accused of using his name to set up a fashion label.
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Clooney testifies in fraud trial

Friday, July 16th 2010, 15:59

Hollywood star George Clooney appears in court in Italy to testify in the fraud trial of three people accused of using his name to set up a fashion label.
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Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 16:56

Italian cancer experts say there is a connection between radiation from Vatican Radio transmitters and a high number of child cancer cases.
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Italy arrests 'top mafia boss'

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 16:16

A suspected Italian mob boss is among at least 300 people arrested in connection with alleged mafia activity in Italy.
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Court tells Gaddafi son to pay up

Monday, July 12th 2010, 20:34
related countries: Libya Libya

An Italian court orders one of Libyan leader Gaddafi's sons to pay a $494,000 hotel bill he accumulated in 2007.
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General jailed for drug smuggling

Monday, July 12th 2010, 17:00

An Italian military police general, Giampaolo Ganzer, is sentenced to 14 years in prison for drug smuggling
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EU welcomes bank rescue fund idea

Monday, July 12th 2010, 15:26

The European Commission's Michel Barnier cautiously welcomes a financial rescue fund proposed by Italian bank Unicredit.
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Strike over Italian wiretap bill

Friday, July 9th 2010, 15:53

Italian journalists strike against a bill by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's government aiming to curb the use of wiretaps.
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Quake victims demonstrate in Rome

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 16:33
related places: Rome

Residents from the Italian region struck by a major earthquake in 2009 clash with police at a demonstration in Rome.
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Italy drivers hit coin 'jackpot' after security lorry spills its load

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 11:00

Motorists make off with at least 10,000 euros after a security lorry overturns on a motorway in southern Italy, shedding the precious cargo.
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Italy farmers protest at imports

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 6:37
related countries: Austria Austria

Thousands of Italian farmers protest on the Austrian border against the importation of food with Italian-sounding branding.
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Tour de France: Petacchi wins first stage

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 17:50
related countries: France France

Italian Alessandro Petacchi wins a sprint finish in a dramatic first stage of the Tour de France marred by three crashes.
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Italy seeks to end crucifix ban

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 6:15

The Italian government appeals to the European court of human rights to overturn a ban on crucifixes in Italy's classrooms.
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Berlusconi attacker unfit for trial

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 12:52
related places: Milan

The man who hit Italian leader Silvio Berlusconi in the face with a model of Milan cathedral is ruled unfit to stand trial.
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Mafia boss arrested in Marseille

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 20:39
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille

A top Italian mafia boss is arrested in the south of France after spending 10 years on the run, officials say.
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Italy lack top talent - Cannavaro

Friday, June 25th 2010, 13:36

Fabio Cannavaro calls on Italy to invest youth as the defender prepares for international retirement.
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Mourning after

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 23:58

Fans in grief as Italy crashes out of World Cup
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'Oldest' images of apostles found by Roman excavators

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 16:59

Art restorers in Italy uncover what are believed to be the oldest paintings of the faces of Jesus Christ's apostles.
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Italy cardinal in corruption row

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 14:59

A leading Roman Catholic cardinal and a former government minister in Italy face allegations of corruption over a property deal.
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Blue cheese? Italians alarmed by discoloured mozzarella

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 8:17

Italian authorities seize a batch of mozzarella that turned blue, alerting the European Commission of possible contamination.
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Italian priest charged with abuse

Friday, June 18th 2010, 23:13

A former Roman Catholic priest in Italy is charged with sexual abuse of youngsters at a drug rehabilitation centre.
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World Cup stewards in pay strike

Monday, June 14th 2010, 21:45
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, South Africa South Africa

South African police take over security at the World Cup match between Italy and Paraguay, after stewards walk out on strike.
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'Holy Father, what shall we do?'

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 10:53

As a week of rallies and vigils for Catholic priests draws to a close, David Willey reflects on the problems the Church faces in a changing world.
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Italian saint died of blood clot in the heart, say researchers

Friday, June 11th 2010, 10:47

Researchers have used X-ray techniques to uncover the cause of death of a 700-year-old saint.
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Italian gag law?

Friday, June 11th 2010, 8:11

Berlusconi backs controversial bill to curb wiretaps
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Pope backs celibacy at Rome rally

Friday, June 11th 2010, 1:19
related places: Rome

Pope Benedict defends the Catholic Church's rule of celibacy for priests, in an address to 10,000 priests in Rome.
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Benitez named new Inter Milan boss

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 12:30

Former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez is confirmed as the new manager of Italian giants Inter Milan.
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Schiavone wins French Open title

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 15:19
related countries: Australia Australia, France France

Francesca Schiavone beats Australia's Sam Stosur in the French Open final to become the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title.
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Live - French Open women's final

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 12:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba, France France

Francesca Schiavone becomes the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title after a brilliant 6-4 7-6 win over Sam Stosur at Roland Garros.
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Rome gets hotel made from rubbish

Friday, June 4th 2010, 23:49
related places: Rome

A hotel made from rubbish opens its doors in Italy's capital, Rome, as part of a campaign to raise awareness of beach pollution.
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Stosur & Schiavone set for final

Friday, June 4th 2010, 16:51
related countries: Australia Australia, France France

Australia's Sam Stosur and Italian Francesca Schiavone meet in the French Open final on Saturday with a first Grand Slam title on the line for both players.
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Schiavone makes French Open final

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 13:37
related countries: France France

Francesca Schiavone becomes the first Italian woman to reach a Grand Slam final as Elena Dementieva pulls out of their French Open semi-final with an injury.
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Sunday, May 30th 2010, 11:16
related places: Rome

Italy's ultra-modern contemporary art gallery the Maxxi opens its doors to the public in Rome for the first time.
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France chosen to host Euro 2016

Friday, May 28th 2010, 11:19
related countries: Turkey Turkey

France beat Turkey and Italy for the right to stage the European Championship in 2016.
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Italy priest abuse stats revealed

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 14:49

Italy's Catholic bishops reveal that about 100 case of paedophile priests have been reported to the Church in the past 10 years.
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Italy backs 24bn euro austerity drive

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 8:15

Italy becomes the latest European country to announce tough austerity measures in an effort to reduce its deficit.
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Italy ordains first woman priest

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 10:17

A married teacher who belongs to a breakaway Catholic faction becomes the first female priest to be ordained in Italy.
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Live - French Open

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 9:07
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Women's second seed Venus Williams is last out on the Suzanne Lenglen court at the French Open after men's seed Ernests Gulbis and Briton Anne Keothavong suffer first-round exits at Roland Garros.
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Bolivian president meets the Pope

Monday, May 17th 2010, 12:07
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: Rome

Bolivian President Evo Morales meets Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, signalling a thaw in relations between the Catholic Church and the Bolivian leader.
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Treble-chasing Inter win Serie A

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 15:00

Inter Milan stay on course for the Treble after wrapping a fifth consecutive Serie A title on the final day of the Italian season.
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Ryanair fined over ash 'failings'

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 20:19
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Italy fines Irish airline Ryanair 3m euros (£2.5m) for failing to help stranded passengers during the volcanic ash crisis.
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Italy to have first woman priest

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 22:28

A teacher is to be ordained as Italy's first woman priest in a move likely to rekindle Catholic debate over women clergy.
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Shock loss puts holders Italy out

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:41
related countries: Germany Germany, Slovakia Slovakia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italy, the defending champions and four-time World Cup winners, suffer a shock World Cup defeat to Slovakia, who win a remarkable game 3-2 to book their place in the last 16.
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Netherlands seal win over Denmark

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:03
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Denmark Denmark, Japan Japan, Netherlands Netherlands, Paraguay Paraguay, South Africa South Africa

Two second-half goals give Netherlands a 2-0 victory over lacklustre Denmark in their opening Group E match.
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Convent drug ring busted in Italy

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 0:25
related places: Milan

Police in Italy say they have broken up a drug ring that used a convent outside Milan to smuggle cocaine.
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Ash delays more European flights

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 18:55
related countries: France France

Volcanic ash drifts across areas of France, Spain, Italy and Germany bringing more disruption to European air travel.
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'I don't' - Italy's first divorce fair opens in Milan

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 15:20
related places: Milan

Italy's first divorce fair opens in Milan as rates of divorce in the country increase.
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Versace wins $20m compensation

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 16:52

Italian fashion house Versace is awarded $20m (£13.4m) in damages in Los Angeles for wilful counterfeiting.
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Serena reaches Rome quarter-final

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 16:01
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Rome

World number one Serena Williams continues her return from a three-month injury lay-off as she beats Germany's Andrea Petkovic 6-2 3-6 6-0 to reach the Italian Open quarter-finals in Rome.
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Italy minister resigns in scandal

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 14:29

Italy's minister for economic development resigns over allegations that he has been involved in corruption.
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'Palestine v Italy'

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 10:01

Gaza footballers take to pitch for 'World Cup'
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Murray beaten by Ferrer in Rome

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 17:40
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Rome

Andy Murray is defeated 6-3 6-4 by Spain's David Ferrer in the third round of the Rome Masters.
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Live text - Murray v Ferrer

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 15:55
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray takes on Spain's David Ferrer for a place in the last eight of the Rome Masters.
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Murray v Seppi as it happened

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 20:28

Britain's Andy Murray ends a run of three defeats with a straight-sets defeat of Italian Andreas Seppi in his opening match at the Rome Masters.
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Gulbis shocks Federer in Masters

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 18:27
related countries: Latvia Latvia

Roger Federer is out of the Rome Masters after losing to Latvia's Ernests Gulbis in the second round.
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Italian FA probes match-fix claim

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 17:50

The Italian football federation is examining fresh accusations that more clubs were involved in the 2006 match-fixing scandal.
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Afghanistan frees Italy aid staff

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 15:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Rome

Afghanistan frees three Italian aid workers held in connection with an alleged plot to kill a provincial governor, Rome says.
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Al-Qaeda frees Italians in Mali

Friday, April 16th 2010, 19:04
related countries: Mali Mali

An Italian couple who were abducted by al-Qaeda militants are released in Mali after four months in captivity.
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