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Mourinho fed up with Italian game

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 21:51

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho has sparked speculation about his future in Italian football after insisting: "I don't like it and it doesn't like me."
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Mourinho fed up with Italian game

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 21:51

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho has sparked speculation about his future in Italian football after insisting: "I don't like it and it doesn't like me."
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Collapse at Nero's golden palace

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 18:10
related places: Rome

Part of the ceiling over the palace of the Roman emperor Nero in Rome collapses, prompting concern over the site's stability.
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Berlusconi makes election gains

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 15:05

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's alliance makes strong gains from the centre-left in regional polls.
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Low turnout in Italian elections

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 21:23

Turnout is reported to be low on the first day of Italian regional elections seen as a major test for PM Silvio Berlusconi.
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Vatican call for 'housecleaning'

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 15:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Vatican

A top Vatican cardinal calls for "housecleaning" as child sex abuse cases from Italy to the US pile pressure on Pope Benedict.
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Ghanaian immigrant to Italy names his son Silvio Berlusconi

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 23:17
related countries: Ghana Ghana

A Ghanaian immigrant to Italy names his son Silvio Berlusconi, despite the prime minister's tough policy on immigration.
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Mass Rome rally backs Italian PM

Sunday, March 21st 2010, 7:41
related places: Rome

Tens of thousands of people rally in support of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Rome, ahead of key regional elections.
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Live Six Nations - France v England

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 14:01
related countries: France France, Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

France seal the Grand Slam with a 12-10 victory over England in Paris after Scotland beat Ireland and Wales beat Italy.
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Facebook betrays whereabouts of mafia fugitive

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 15:44

Italian police use social networking site Facebook to track and trap one of the country's most-wanted mafia fugitives.
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World's shortest man dies aged 21

Monday, March 15th 2010, 18:46
related places: Rome

The world's shortest man, He Pingping, who was just 74.6cm tall, has died at the age of 21, Guinness World Records says.
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Beckham poised to miss World Cup

Monday, March 15th 2010, 8:45
related places: Chievo

David Beckham's dream of playing in a fourth World Cup with England looks to be over after he tears an Achilles tendon in AC Milan's 1-0 win over Chievo.
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In pictures

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 6:47
related places: Caravaggio

Secrets of Italian artist Caravaggio in the frame
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Thousands protest against Italy's PM

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 22:15
related places: Rome

Tens of thousands of Italians stage a protest in central Rome against the government of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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Purple People

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 10:29

The new mass movement against Italy's Berlusconi
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Google to scan old Italian books

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 22:55

Italy signs a deal with Google to put online the contents of its two national libraries, including works by Dante and Galileo.
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Spanish hostage in Africa freed

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 13:59

A Spanish woman aid worker kidnapped in West Africa last year has been freed, the Spanish government says.
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EU rules against Italy over Naples rubbish

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 10:02
related places: Naples

The EU's top court says Italy breached an EU directive on waste disposal by allowing piles of rubbish to litter Naples in 2007-2008.
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'Iran arms runners' held in Italy

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 14:26
related countries: Iran Iran

Two Iranians and five Italians have been arrested by Italian police on suspicion of trafficking arms to Iran, police say.
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Rome protests against Berlusconi

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 22:18
related places: Rome

Thousands of Italians protest in Rome against what they say are PM Silvio Berlusconi's attempts to evade justice.
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Italy 16-12 Scotland

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 15:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pablo Canavosio's try proves the difference as Italy record their first Six Nations win of the season and leave Scotland without a point.
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Live Six Nations - England v Ireland

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 12:52
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rome, Twickenham

England host Ireland at Twickenham after Italy beat Scotland in Rome in the Six Nations on Saturday.
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Saturday, February 27th 2010, 0:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, mired in fraud charges, compares Italian prosecutors and judges to the Afghan Taliban.
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Berlusconi lawyer to hear final fate

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 7:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK tax lawyer David Mills could learn on Thursday whether his conviction for bribery is to be upheld in Italy.
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Italy oil spill reaches River Po

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 14:13

An oil spill reaches Italy's River Po after the suspected sabotage of a former refinery leads to a massive leak.
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Google bosses convicted in Italy

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 12:38

Google executives are convicted in Italy after a video showing an autistic teenager being bullied was posted online.
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Italy 12-17 England

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 16:18
related places: Rome

England make it two wins out of two in the Six Nations but they have to survive a brave Italian fightback before securing a nervy victory in Rome.
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Live Six Nations - Italy v England

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 13:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rome

England seek a second successive win as they take on Italy in the Six Nations in Rome.
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Italian police seize counterfeits

Saturday, February 13th 2010, 17:46

Police in Italy seize tonnes of fake goods, in the latest in a series of counterfeit scams there.
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The ugly game

Saturday, February 13th 2010, 3:11

How seriously does Italy take racism in football?
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US museum 'must return' Greek statue

Friday, February 12th 2010, 0:12
related countries: Greece Greece

A judge in Italy orders the Getty Museum in Los Angeles to return an ancient Greek bronze statue.
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Italy embassy in Iran 'targeted'

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 15:42
related countries: Iran Iran

Dozens of people including pro-government militia try to attack the Italian embassy in Iran, Italy's foreign minister says.
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Italy 'to punish reckless skiers'

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 12:17

Italy's government is to consider new laws to jail skiers and snowboarders who trigger deadly avalanches.
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O'Driscoll frustrated after Ireland win

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 17:31
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Brian O'Driscoll describes Ireland's display as "mediocre" after the Grand Slam holders labour to beat Italy 29-11 in Saturday's Six Nations opener.
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Live - England v Wales

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 13:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat Wales 30-17 on the opening day of the 2010 RBS Six Nations, after champions Ireland labour to a 29-11 win over Italy.
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The slice is right: Naples cheers as pizza gets protected status

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 23:45
related places: Naples

Naples celebrates official EU recognition for the Italian city's most famous culinary creation: the pizza.
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Italy MPs back trial delay bill

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 11:23

Italian politicians back a law that would spare Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from prosecution while in office.
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Controversial Mussolini iPhone app withdrawn

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 22:20

A controversial iphone application that allows users to download speeches by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini is withdrawn.
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Ferrero pulls out of Cadbury race

Monday, January 25th 2010, 8:23
related places: Ferrero

Italy's Ferrero formally declares itself out of the Cadbury takeover race, leaving Kraft as the only bidder.
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Haiti quake op 'lacks leadership'

Monday, January 25th 2010, 7:57
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States

A senior Italian official strongly criticises the Haiti earthquake relief operation and the role of US forces there.
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Italy 'opens new paparazzi probe'

Saturday, January 23rd 2010, 19:08

Italian prosecutors reportedly begin a fresh investigation into paparazzi blackmail, including a case involving a Fiat heir.
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Knox may face charges of slander

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 15:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Amanda Knox, convicted of killing British student Meredith Kercher in Italy, could now face slander charges.
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Pope defends Vatican WWII record

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 19:20
related places: Rome

The Pope defends the Vatican against accusations of indifference during the Holocaust, on a visit to a Rome synagogue.
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Pope set for Rome synagogue visit

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 3:20
related places: Rome

Pope Benedict XVI will pay a historic visit to the synagogue in Rome, amid controversy over an earlier Pope's wartime record.
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Berlusconi bribe trial postponed

Friday, January 15th 2010, 14:04
related places: Milan

Italian prime minister's corruption trial is suspended until the end of February, pending an appeal by his co-defendant.
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Earring seized from Maradona fetches five times asking price

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 17:33

A diamond earring seized from Diego Maradona fetches 25,000 euros - five times its asking price - at auction in Italy.
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Pope meets Christmas attack woman

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 17:22
related places: Rome

The Pope meets the mentally disturbed woman who assaulted him at Mass in Rome on Christmas Eve.
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Italy 'to open transgender jail'

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 18:08

Italy is to open one of the world's first prisons for the exclusive use of transgender inmates.
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Berlusconi returns to public view

Monday, January 11th 2010, 16:18
related places: Milan

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi returns to official duties a month after his face was injured by an attacker in Milan.
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Pope call to Italy over migrants

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 15:29

Pope Benedict XVI calls on Italians to respect the rights of illegal migrants, after days of clashes in the south.
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Italy evacuates African migrants

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 14:42

Hundreds of African migrants are evacuated from a southern Italian town after two days of violent clashes with locals.
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Migrants riot over Italy attack

Friday, January 8th 2010, 11:05

Riots break out in southern Italy after African migrants protest over an alleged racist attack by local youths.
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Mona Lisa may have had high cholesterol, doctor suggests

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 16:14

A close examination of Mona Lisa's eyes suggests she could have had too much cholesterol in her diet, according to one Italian doctor.
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In pictures

Monday, January 4th 2010, 0:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan amputees and the Italian who helps them
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Silvio Berlusconi pens new love songs to ease pain

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 17:16

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi is penning new love songs as he recovers from an assault which broke his nose and two of his teeth.
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Mourinho rules out instant return

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 15:23

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho rules out a return to the Premier League until his after his contract in Italy expires in 2012.
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Beckham content with defence role

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 22:19

David Beckham says he would play in defence for AC Milan after starting a five-month loan spell from LA Galaxy with the Italian giants.
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Toy guitar by Picasso found in Italian businessman's shoe box

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 17:46

Italian police find a toy guitar sculpture created by Picasso for his daughter Paloma, which had been kept in a shoe box by a businessman.
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Italian tax amnesty raises 95bn euros

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 13:24

Beating forecasts, Italy's tax amnesty raised 95bn euros (£86bn; $137bn), the country's Finance Ministry says
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Turks want Santa's bones returned

Monday, December 28th 2009, 11:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish archaeologist urges his government to demand that Italy return the bones of St Nicholas to their original resting place.
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Seven die in Italian avalanches

Monday, December 28th 2009, 3:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Avalanches in the Italian Alps kill seven people including four rescuers and a German teenager, emergency services say.
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