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  • London to Host Euro 2020 Final

    London to Host Euro 2020 Final

    London, Munich, Rome, Brussels or Glasgow are experienced hosts of major sporting events, having already hosted World Cup, Euro or Champion League games.

  • Suspected Ebola Case in Italy is Actually Malaria: Local Government

    Suspected Ebola Case in Italy is Actually Malaria: Local Government

    Doctors testing a woman suspected of being infected with Ebola in central Italy have found she is actually suffering from malaria, the regional government said on Wednesday.

  • Four Mountaineers Killed in Italian Alps

    Four Mountaineers Killed in Italian Alps

    Four mountain climbers were killed on Sunday after falling 3,000 metres down a crevasse in the Valtellina region of the Italian Alps, rescue workers said.

  • 15th Century Paintings Stolen From Italy's Castle

    15th Century Paintings Stolen From Italy's Castle

    Three small artworks of the 15th century have been stolen from the picture gallery of the iconic Sforza Castle in Italy's Milan, media reports said on Sunday.

  • Life's a Beach for Italy's Dogs

    Life's a Beach for Italy's Dogs

    The sun brollies are up, the beach loungers full and the water is full of daytrippers splashing about.

  • Furore after Concordia Captain Gives Seminar

    Furore after Concordia Captain Gives Seminar

    A Rome university professor is facing a disciplinary hearing after inviting the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner to lecture students on emergency procedures.

  • Executions Rise Worldwide in 2013

    Executions Rise Worldwide in 2013

    The number of executions worldwide rose last year despite a general global trend toward capital punishment abolition, according to a report released on Friday by an Italian anti-death penalty group.

  • Three Drown as Italian Navy Rescues Over 1,000 Migrants

    Three Drown as Italian Navy Rescues Over 1,000 Migrants

    Italy's navy on Thursday said it had rescued more than 1,000 migrants from multiple boats intercepted crossing the Mediterranean over the past 24 hours, as smugglers take advantage of calm summer seas.

  • Number of Poor People Rise in Italy to 10.5 Million: Study

    Number of Poor People Rise in Italy to 10.5 Million: Study

    The number of poor people in Italy rose to 10.48 million people which is 16.6 percent of the population in 2013, Italy's official data agency Istat said on Monday.

  • Pope Says About Two Percent of Priests Are Paedophiles: Paper

    Pope Says About Two Percent of Priests Are Paedophiles: Paper

    About two percent of Roman Catholic clerics are sexual abusers, an Italian newspaper on Sunday quoted Pope Francis as saying, adding that the pontiff considered the crime "a leprosy in our house".

  • Ancient Graffiti to Street Art: Rome Walls Tell a Story

    Ancient Graffiti to Street Art: Rome Walls Tell a Story

    Scribbling emotions on walls has been a tradition in Rome going back thousands of years and even the word "graffiti" was first used for markings found in the ruins of Pompeii.

  • Refloating Operation of Italy Cruise Ship Costa Concordia May Begin by July 14

    Refloating Operation of Italy Cruise Ship Costa Concordia May Begin by July 14

    An unprecedented operation to refloat the doomed Costa Concordia cruise ship is planned to begin on Monday, two and a half years after it foundered off the Tuscan island of Giglio, salvage coordinators said.

  • Italy Navy Rescues 2,600 Boat Migrants

    Italy Navy Rescues 2,600 Boat Migrants

    More than 2,600 migrants were rescued by the Italian navy this weekend, authorities said Monday, as police searched for new arrivals who landed by night on Sicily's southern coast.

  • Church Parade Past Mafia Home a Challenge to Pope

    Church Parade Past Mafia Home a Challenge to Pope

    In apparent defiance of Pope Francis, a church procession detoured from its route through a southern Italian town to honor a convicted mobster under house arrest.

  • Italy Navy Warns 'Terrorists' Could be Crossing in Migrant Boats

    Italy Navy Warns 'Terrorists' Could be Crossing in Migrant Boats

    The head of Italy's navy warned on Thursday that terrorists could be using migrant boats to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, amid increased concern among intelligence services of possible attacks by extremists.

  • Around 30 Migrants Found Dead on Boat Near Sicily

    Around 30 Migrants Found Dead on Boat Near Sicily

    As many as 30 corpses were found on a boat packed with migrants off the coast of Sicily, Italy's navy said on Monday after rescuing thousands of people trying to cross from North Africa over the weekend.

  • Pope Francis Cancels Rome Hospital Visit at Last Minute

    Pope Francis Cancels Rome Hospital Visit at Last Minute

    Pope Francis cancelled a visit to a Rome hospital at the last minute on Friday because of what the Vatican called a "sudden indisposition".

  • Brazilians Mock Mick Jagger's FIFA World Cup 2014 Flop Picks

    At a concert in Rome on Saturday night, Mick Jagger predicted to 70,000 fans that four-time World Cup champion Italy would pull off a clutch victory over Uruguay to advance to the knockout phase. The Italians lost 1-0 on Tuesday and were headed home ...

  • Despite Reforms, Italy Jailbirds 'Packed Like Sardines'

    Despite Reforms, Italy Jailbirds 'Packed Like Sardines'

    Crouched on bunk beds in the narrow cells of the Regina Coeli lockup in Rome, prisoners say Italy still has a long way to go to ease a chronic overcrowding problem condemned by the European Court of Human Rights.

  • Malnutrition Kills Over 3 Million Toddlers a Year: UN

    Malnutrition Kills Over 3 Million Toddlers a Year: UN

    More than three million children under the age of five die annually of malnutrition, the UN food agency and World Health Organisation said on Thursday, urging governments to tackle the problem.

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