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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: Mafia drug raids in US and Italy

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 4:51
related countries: United States United States

Police in the US and Italy say they have arrested 26 people in simultaneous raids against a new mafia-operated drug trafficking route.
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US-Italian mafia raids catch 26

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:48
related countries: United States United States

Police have arrested 26 suspected mafia members in the US and Italy in a joint operation targeting a new drug trafficking route.
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Berlusconi in Italy bribery trial

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:43

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi goes on trial for allegedly bribing a senator in 2006 to join his party.
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Italy warns India over marines trial

Monday, February 10th 2014, 13:28
related countries: India India

Italy reacts angrily to an Indian decision to try two Italian marines, accused of killing two fishermen, under an anti-piracy law.
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VIDEO: Italian avalanche caught on camera

Monday, February 10th 2014, 2:37

An avalanche has been caught on camera in northern Italy after recent record snowfalls.
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Geox boss: 'Nobody believed in me'

Monday, February 10th 2014, 0:18

Italian boss disproved the doubters and made a fortune
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France 30-10 Italy

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 17:09
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

France score three tries to beat an obstinate Italy and maintain their 100% start to the Six Nations with a second home win.
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Worker dies at World Cup stadium

Friday, February 7th 2014, 20:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A construction worker dies in an accident at the Manaus stadium, where England and Italy are due to play their opening World Cup match.
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VIDEO: Record snowfall turns village white

Friday, February 7th 2014, 18:58

Record snowfall in the north of Italy has left some people trapped in their homes.
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VIDEO: 1,123 inflatable boat migrants rescued

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 20:36

Italy's navy has rescued 1,123 people from inflatable boats in the space of 24 hours, authorities said as footage was released showing the extent of the operation.
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Hundreds rescued by Italian navy

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 15:59
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Lampedusa

Italy's navy rescues 1,123 people from inflatable boats south-east of Lampedusa in one day, while seven migrants drown trying to reach Spain.
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Brazilian banker arrested in Italy

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 9:52
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Italian police arrest the former director of Banco do Brasil, Henrique Pizzolato, who fled Brazil after being sentenced to a jail term for corruption.
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Steve Coogan meets Pope Francis

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 8:58
related places: Rome

Actor Steve Coogan and Philomena Lee, whose story inspired the Oscar-nominated film Philomena, meet Pope Francis in Rome.
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Bionic hand allows patient to 'feel'

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 19:46
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Scientists create a bionic hand which allows the amputee to feel lifelike sensations from their fingers.
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Italy migrant increase 'incessant'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 22:43

More than 2,000 migrants landed on Italian shores in January, a tenfold increase on the same month last year, official figures show.
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Queen to meet Pope Francis in Rome

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 12:24
related places: Rome

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are to visit Rome for an audience with Pope Francis, Buckingham Palace says.
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Muti to conduct in Chicago until 2020

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 11:43

Italian conductor Riccardo Muti extends his contract as musical director at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra until at least 2020.
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Italian mafia clan boss arrested

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 11:07
related places: Naples

Police in Naples detain Camorra clan boss Mariano Riccio, aged 23 and described as one of the 100 most wanted men in Italy.
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Kercher judge under investigation

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 23:00

The judge who reinstated the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and Rafaelle Sollecito could face disciplinary action for talking to the Italian press.
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Gatland 'satisfied' with tough win

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 18:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales coach Warren Gatland says a battling win over Italy was a good way to start their Six Nations defence.
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Wales 23-15 Italy

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 16:16

Wales hold on to beat Italy 23-15 in the opening match of the 2014 Six Nations in Cardiff.
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Bad weather batters Europe

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 0:35
related countries: France France

Areas of Italy and France are on flood alert and Serbian motorists get stuck in snow, as bad weather brings chaos to parts of Europe.
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Kercher convict found near border

Friday, January 31st 2014, 21:23
related countries: Austria Austria

Italian police find Raffaele Sollecito near the Austrian border after a court reinstated his guilty verdict for killing Briton Meredith Kercher.
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Osvaldo completes Juventus loan move

Friday, January 31st 2014, 18:21

Southampton's record signing Dani Osvaldo joins Serie A leaders Juventus on loan until the end of the season.
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Blood-soaked papal relic found

Friday, January 31st 2014, 15:04

Italian police recover most of a piece of cloth stained with the blood of Pope John Paul ll after it was stolen from a church in the Abruzzo region.
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Knox 'frightened' by murder ruling

Friday, January 31st 2014, 9:20
related countries: United States United States

US student Amanda Knox says she is "frightened and saddened" after a court in Italy reinstated her guilty verdict for the murder of Briton Meredith Kercher.
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Boulder smashes through Italian farm

Friday, January 31st 2014, 7:48

Dramatic pictures are released showing the destruction wrought by a huge boulder that smashed through a farm in northern Italy after being dislodged by a landslide.
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Knox and Sollecito guilty of murder

Friday, January 31st 2014, 3:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An court in Italy reinstates the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
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VIDEO: Guilty verdicts in Kercher case

Friday, January 31st 2014, 0:18

An Italian court has reinstated the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and Rafaelle Sollecito for the death of Meredith Kercher in 2007.
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Pope John Paul ll relic case found

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 20:21

Italian police hunting for a relic linked to John Paul ll recover a glass case, officials say, but a cloth stained with his blood is still missing.
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Warburton on bench against Italy

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 10:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alun Wyn Jones leads Wales in Saturday's Six Nations opener against Italy with regular captain Sam Warburton named on the bench.
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VIDEO: Pope John Paul II relic stolen

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 3:07

Italian police are hunting for a stolen holy relic that contains the blood of Pope John Paul II.
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Pope John Paul ll relic stolen

Monday, January 27th 2014, 12:58

Italian police are hunting for a stolen holy relic that contains the blood of the late Pope John Paul ll.
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Chelsea's Essien joins AC Milan

Monday, January 27th 2014, 12:39

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien secures a move to Italian side AC Milan and will be officially unveiled on Tuesday.
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Hollande meets Pope Francis in Rome

Friday, January 24th 2014, 13:11
related countries: France France
related places: Rome

French President Francois Hollande meets Pope Francis on his first foreign trip since reports of his alleged affair with an actress.
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Berlusconi 'witness tampering' probe

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 13:13

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is to be investigated for alleged witness-tampering in an underage prostitution trial.
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Ninety arrests in anti-mafia raids

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 14:34
related places: Florence, Rome

Italian police make 90 arrests in major anti-Camorra crime group raids in Rome, Naples and Florence.
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Vatican cleric 'laundered millions'

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 17:56

A senior Italian cleric, already on trial over fraud claims, has also been charged with laundering millions through the Vatican bank, police say.
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Barack Obama to meet Pope Francis

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 16:00
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United States United States
related places: March

US President Barack Obama will visit Pope Francis and Italian, Belgian, EU and Nato leaders on a three-country European tour in March, officials say.
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VIDEO: Claudio Abbado dies at age of 80

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 0:07
related places: La Scala

Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, has died at the age of 80, after a long illness.
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Italian conductor Abbado dies at 80

Monday, January 20th 2014, 15:56
related places: La Scala

Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, dies aged 80.
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VIDEO: Conductor Claudio Abbado dies

Monday, January 20th 2014, 13:12
related places: La Scala

The Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, dies at the age of 80.
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Berlusconi makes political comeback

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 17:09

Italy's controversial ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi returns to the centre of the political stage, striking a reform deal with a centre-left rival.
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Nun in Italy 'unaware of pregnancy'

Friday, January 17th 2014, 20:15
related places: Rieti

A nun who has given birth to a baby boy in the central Italian city of Rieti, says she had no idea she was pregnant, local media report.
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VIDEO: Pet owners queue for Vatican blessing

Friday, January 17th 2014, 19:24
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid, Rome

Hundreds of animals have been blessed outside the Vatican in Rome and in Madrid in Spain, during the feast of Saint Anthony the Great, their patron saint.
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Man Utd's Anderson set for Fiorentina

Friday, January 17th 2014, 10:09

Manchester United midfielder Anderson is having a medical at Fiorentina ahead of a loan move to the Italian Serie A club.
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Seedorf appointed new AC Milan boss

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 13:32

Former Netherlands midfielder Clarence Seedorf returns to AC Milan as the Italian club's new head coach.
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Fall in European car sales slows

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 9:57
related countries: France France

New car registrations in the European Union fell in 2013, led by slumps in Italy and France, but the decline was not as steep as the year before.
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Italy minister in racism help plea

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 15:39

Italy's only black cabinet minister calls for more support as she endures relentless racist attacks, and for laws to be used to counter rising racism.
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Italy may use army in waste war

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 10:53
related places: Naples

The Italian government is considering using the army to deal with mafia in Naples who are accused of dumping toxic waste around the city.
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L'Aquila 'fraud' forces mayor out

Sunday, January 12th 2014, 12:48
related places: L'Aquila

The mayor of the Italian city of L'Aquila, partially destroyed by an earthquake, resigns because of a corruption scandal involving his team.
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Costa Concordia 'removed in June'

Friday, January 10th 2014, 15:57

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship will be towed away from the coast of north-west Italy in June, salvage officials say.
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Ex-F1 star Irvine sentenced to jail

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 17:20
related places: Milan

Former Formula One driver Eddie Irvine is sentenced to six months in jail over brawl with an Italian man in a Milan nightclub.
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Grillo father arrested in Italy

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 15:38

The father of Francesca and Elisabetta Grillo, Nigella Lawson's former personal assistants, is arrested in Italy on charges linked to the mafia.
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Rome police decipher Mafia code text

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 12:49

Police in Italy say they have deciphered a mysterious coded text that appears to reveal the details of a secretive Mafia initiation process.
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Fraud swoop in Italian quake zone

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 12:07
related places: L'Aquila

Eight people are put under investigation in Italy's L'Aquila area over allegations of fraud in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake there.
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