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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Florence

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# Autumn Nations Cup
Scotland make it four wins in-a-row with hard-fought victory against Italy
Franco Smith’s men will be gutted to have come up short of a win over the Scots in Florence.
# carolinas
'A monumental disaster': Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 23 as major flooding continues
A tornado watch has been issued for parts of North and South Carolina.
# carolinas
14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states
About 740,000 homes and businesses remained without power in the Carolinas, and utilities said some could be out for weeks.
# Stormy
Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Florence an “uninvited brute” that will linger for some days yet.
# Florence
Warning of 'life-threatening' rainfall as Hurricane Florence closes in on US east coast
The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm from Category 3.
'What a rush': Getting front and centre at the most dangerous sport event on Earth
Irish photographer Donal Moloney was the only non-Italian this year to capture the drama of the ancient Calcio Storico, ‘a mixture of soccer, rugby and attempted murder’.
# Period of implementation
Theresa May proposes two year transition period after Britain leaves the EU
Prime Minister May said Britain wants to be a strong friend to the EU and it will not block reform.
# carabinieri
Two US students accuse Italian police of rape in Florence
The woman said officers drove them to their apartment building and raped them.
# close one
Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth
Scientists had planned to study the asteroid up close when it passes.
# Florence
DNA from condom and cigarette lead to arrest of Senegalese man over Ashely Olsen murder
The American artist was found strangled and with skull fractures in her Italian apartment.
# Florence
'Gentle, kind, beautiful' American woman found dead with bruised neck in Italian apartment
Ashley Olsen was well known among the artistic Florence community.
# Holliers
15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
How many have you been to?
# ep2015
Here's what the Electric Picnic main stage looked like after everyone went home
Kinda eerie.
# The Artist
Someone has spotted Roy Keane in this 16th century painting in Florence
Is that real fur, Roy?
# i keano
Someone has spotted Roy Keane in this 16th century painting in Florence
Is that real fur, Roy?
# mereditch kercher
Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italian high court
She and her ex-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito both had their convictions overturned.
# kimye wedding
Here's what we know about Kim and Kanye's wedding so far
The couple tied the knot yesterday in a completely over-the-top ceremony in Florence, Italy.
# Matteo Renzi
Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister
Matteo Renzi, nicknamed ‘Fonzie’ for his leather-and-jeans dress sense, is expected to form a government in the coming day.
# michelangelo
This is what Michelangelo's weekly shop in 1518 looked like
Herring, salami and a fair amount of wine features on the ancient shopping list.
# Italy
Retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for Kercher murder begins today
But Knox herself is not returning to Italy, saying: “I was depicted as a young, unscrupulous liar. A sex fiend, a murderess. I’m not coming back.”
# Italy
Amanda Knox has 'no plans' to return to Italy for retrial
The United States does not normally extradite its citizens to face legal action.
# Racism
Gunman kills two in Italian market
The Italian president has condemned the racist attack, which saw two Senegalese people murdered, as a “blind explosion of hatred”.
# Leonardo da Vinci
'Lost' Da Vinci fresco sparks row between art historians
A Da Vinci masterpiece is hoped to lie beneath a Florence mural but some art historians are outraged at the method being used to uncover it: drilling through the existing 16thC painting by Giorgio Vasari.