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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

Italian MPs withhold fingerprints, for fear of having to vote

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 14:47

Italian MPs are offered coffee breaks in a bid to persuade them to use a new electronic fingerprint voting system.
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Live text - Six Nations

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 14:29
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

England face Ireland in Dublin after Scotland beat Italy.
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Death probe for coma-case father

Friday, February 27th 2009, 18:59

The father of an Italian woman who died after a right-to-die row is under investigation for murder, prosecutors say.
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Rome bans horse-drawn carriages from weekday streets

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 22:01
related places: Rome

Animal rights activists succeed in obtaining a ban on horse-drawn carriages in Rome's historic centre following several traffic accidents.
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Two navies 'thwart pirate raids'

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 12:35
related countries: China China

Ships from the Chinese and Danish navies prevent pirates from seizing cargo ships in two separate attacks, reports say.
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Man Utd tie in balance after draw

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 21:36

Manchester United and Inter Milan share a 0-0 draw in a lively Champions League clash in Italy.
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Man Utd tie in balance after draw

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 21:36

Manchester United and Inter Milan share a 0-0 draw in a lively Champions League clash in Italy.
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Italy and France pen nuclear deal

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 15:52
related countries: France France
related places: Rome

Italy and France sign a nuclear co-operation agreement in Rome to revive nuclear power in Italy.
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Italian opposition elects leader

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 21:54

Italy's centre-left opposition party elects Dario Franceschini as its new leader, after Walter Veltroni stood down.
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Italy passes emergency rape law

Friday, February 20th 2009, 17:46

Italy rushes through a law on sexual violence and illegal immigration after a spate of rapes blamed on foreigners.
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Kidnapped nuns freed in Kenya

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 16:56
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

Two Italian nuns kidnapped in Kenya last November and held in Somalia have been freed, Italy's prime minister says.
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Kidnapped Italian nuns released

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 13:05
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Two Italian nuns kidnapped in Kenya last November have been freed, the Italian foreign ministry says.
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Italy migrant revolt sparks blaze

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 9:52
related places: Lampedusa

Immigrants set fire to their detention centre on the Italian island of Lampedusa after trying to escape, police say.
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Kaka urges Galaxy to sell Beckham

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 22:51

AC Milan star Kaka calls for the LA Galaxy to allow David Beckham his desired move to Italy.
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Italian opposition leader resigns

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 17:04

The leader of Italy's centre-left opposition, Walter Veltroni, resigns after a poor result in a key local election.
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UK lawyer guilty in bribery case

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 15:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK tax lawyer David Mills is found guilty of accepting a bribe from Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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Verdict due in Mills bribery case

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 8:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A verdict is expected in the trial of British businessman David Mills, who is accused of taking bribes from Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi.
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Rome to dismantle illegal camps

Monday, February 16th 2009, 18:22
related places: Rome

The authorities in Rome begin dismantling illegal camps amid an outcry over three rapes last weekend blamed on immigrants.
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Live text - Inter Milan v AC Milan

Sunday, February 15th 2009, 18:57

Jose Mourinho's Inter Milan beat AC Milan 2-1 to take a nine-point lead in Serie A.
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Criminals in Italy make internet calls to avoid wiretaps

Saturday, February 14th 2009, 16:01

Investigators in Italy say more and more criminals are using the internet to make telephone calls to avoid wiretaps.
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Live text - Murray v Seppi

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 14:18

Andy Murray continues his quest for glory in Rotterdam as he faces Italian Andreas Seppi.
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In pictures

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 16:42

African migrants live packed into Italian warehouse
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Italy seeks clarity on euthanasia

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 13:34

Italy's politicians seek new right-to-die laws, after the death of a woman whose case became a cause celebre.
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Italian coma battle woman dies

Monday, February 9th 2009, 21:06

Eluana Englaro, the Italian woman at the centre of a right-to-die debate, has died, the health minister says.
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Senate debates Italy woman's fate

Monday, February 9th 2009, 10:58

Italy's Senate is to discuss a decree to stop the withdrawal of life support from a comatose woman, amid a growing row.
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Italian right-to-die row deepens

Saturday, February 7th 2009, 18:29

A political row develops in Italy over the right of a woman, in a coma for 17 years, to die, despite a ruling in her favour.
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Live text - Six Nations

Saturday, February 7th 2009, 13:29
related countries: France France, Ireland Ireland

Ireland take on France in Dublin after England labour to a 36-11 victory against Italy.
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Italy agrees to boost Afghan force

Saturday, February 7th 2009, 9:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Italy is to increase its contribution to Nato forces in Afghanistan by 800 to 2,800 troops this year, the BBC learns.
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Six Nations set to kick off

Friday, February 6th 2009, 18:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Europe's showpiece rugby union tournament begins on Saturday when England host Italy.
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Six Nations set to kick off

Friday, February 6th 2009, 18:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Europe's showpiece rugby union tournament kicks off on Saturday when England host Italy.
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Italian right-to-die move blocked

Friday, February 6th 2009, 18:04

The Italian cabinet orders doctors to continue feeding a comatose woman, despite a court order allowing the nutrition to stop.
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Beckham team in talks over Milan

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 12:20
related places: Milan

David Beckham's lawyers hold discussions with LA Galaxy over extending the midfielder's stay at AC Milan, according to the Italian club's general manager.
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Rising racism?

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 11:59
related places: Roma

Roma suffer as Italy torn by racial strains
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Italy woman sent to clinic to die

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 13:11

An Italian woman is moved to a clinic where she will be allowed to die after 17 years in a vegetative state, despite Vatican protests.
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England recall for fly-half Goode

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 11:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England name Andy Goode at fly-half for their Six Nations opener against Italy on Saturday.
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Four get life for 'mafia' killing

Monday, February 2nd 2009, 16:42

A court in Italy sentences four alleged mafia members to life in prison for the murder of a Calabrian politician in 2005.
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Dashed hopes?

Monday, February 2nd 2009, 9:26

A lost year at the World Economic Forum in Davos?
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Venice launches tourist website

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 0:49
related places: Venice

The Italian city of Venice launches a website to help it deal with the 15m tourists who visit every year.
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Italian drivers hit by traffic lights surveillance scam

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 17:30

Thousands of drivers in Italy are expected to seek compensation after a system to catch them jumping red lights is found to be rigged.
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Italian drivers hit by traffic lights surveillance scam

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 17:30

Thousands of drivers in Italy are expected to seek compensation after a system to catch them jumping red lights is found to be rigged.
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Row threatens Italy-Brazil match

Friday, January 30th 2009, 14:54
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Italy's defence minister demands the scrapping of a football match against Brazil in a row over extradition.
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Italy recalls envoy in Brazil row

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 17:50
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Italy recalls its ambassador to Brazil amid an extradition row over a convicted Italian murderer.
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Migrants escape on Italian island

Saturday, January 24th 2009, 22:51
related places: Lampedusa

Hundreds of illegal immigrants on an Italian island break out of a detention centre which has been criticised by the UN.
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Italy pressed by UN over migrants

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 13:40

The UN criticises Italy for the conditions in which it is holding nearly 2,000 migrants on one of its southern islands.
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Competition comes up with great ideas for Italian Job ending

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 3:04

The Royal Society of Chemistry announces the winner of a competition to solve the conundrum at the end of the film The Italian Job.
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Fiat and Chrysler create alliance

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 15:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chrysler, Fiat

Italian carmaker Fiat is said to be in talks with troubled US firm Chrysler, as car sales fall around the world.
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Fashionistas in row over trousers

Monday, January 19th 2009, 22:45

Two doyens of design, Italian fashion houses Armani and D&G, row over a pair of padded trousers shown during Milan Fashion Week.
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Live text - Federer v Seppi

Monday, January 19th 2009, 13:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Roger Federer is two sets up against Italy's Andreas Seppi as he begins his quest for a record-equalling 14th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
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Kercher case to be held in public

Friday, January 16th 2009, 14:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Italian judge rules that trial of an American and an Italian accused of murdering a British student will be held in public.
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Knox accused

Friday, January 16th 2009, 5:08

Italy's focus at the Kercher murder trial is on Amanda Knox
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Aid workers taken in Philippines

Thursday, January 15th 2009, 6:54
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Switzerland Switzerland

Three aid workers, including an Italian and a Swiss national, are kidnapped in southern Philippines, says the Philippine Red Cross.
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Air France aids Alitalia lift off

Tuesday, January 13th 2009, 6:56

Italy's troubled national carrier begins a new lease of life with Air France-KLM holding a 25% stake in the firm.
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Ciao bella!

Monday, January 12th 2009, 13:37

Italian's comet finds give Nasa sky survey a boost
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Massa gives new Ferrari first run

Monday, January 12th 2009, 11:52
related places: Ferrari

Felipe Massa puts the first miles on Ferrari's new Formula One car as the team launches its 2009 challenger.
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Mob drama gets Scorsese backing

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 11:54
related places: Naples

Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese publicly endorses an Italian drama about organised crime in Naples.
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Vatican divorces from Italian law

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 2:49

The Vatican will no longer automatically adopt laws passed by Italy, because of possible conflicts with Church principles.
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