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# Italy

Last year
# Brothers of Italy
Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni forms new government
The Brothers of Italy party, which has fascist roots, gained the most votes in last month’s national election.
Dublin City Council unveils plaque to Irish woman who shot Mussolini
Of the four assassins who attempted to kill the dictator, Gibson came the closest
# rule of law
Ambassador to Italy: Rules-based order is 'front, heart and centre' for Irish diplomats
Niall O’Connor visited Rome recently and spoke to Ambassador O’Brien about the work of Irish diplomats in the city.
# Patricia O'Brien
Irish diplomat: Global supply and 'skyrocketing' fertiliser costs a key driver of world hunger
Ambassador Patricia O’Brien has been based in the Italian capital since December, 2021.
# Gazprom
Russia suspends gas to Italy after 'problem' in Austria
Before the war in Ukraine, Italy imported 95 percent of its gas, about 45 percent of which came from Russia.
# Italy
Operation Irini: With Irish forces inside a mission to end arms smuggling to Libya
Our first article in a two part series on the work of the Irish Defence Forces in dealing with arms smuggling in Libya.
# too strong
Italy beat Hungary for consolation of Nations League final-four
Giacomo Raspadori opened the scoring.
# Rome
High on a hill: Meloni and the five-star luxury of a right-wing victory day
The Journal’s Niall O’Connor reports from Rome.
# Profile
Explainer: Who is Giorgia Meloni, Italy's (soon to be) next prime minister?
A far-right party is set to take power in Italy after winning around one-quarter of the vote in the country’s general election.
# Giorgia Meloni
EU hopes for 'constructive cooperation' after right wing parties win victory in Italy
Giorgia Meloni is on course to become Italy’s first female prime minister.
Analysis: What will its first far-right leader since WWII mean for Italy?
Sofia Ammassari and Duncan McDonnell look at the shock political shift of Italy to the far-right and ask what it means for the future.
# Brothers of Italy
Italian election: Giorgia Meloni claims leadership of next government
Brothers of Italy has its roots in the post-fascist movement founded by supporters of dictator Benito Mussolini.
# last days
Italian election: Firebrand speeches and the politics of the far-right set to capture Rome
Italians go to the polls on Sunday with results announced on Monday evening.
# no hassle
'Understandable reaction' - Southgate not worried as English fans boo Italy defeat
The 1-0 defeat at the San Siro left England with no wins from five games in the Nations League.
# Keep It Steady
Napoli striker scores winner against England as Italy keep final-four hopes alive
The European champions are now two points behind League A, Group 3 leaders Hungary.
# Italy
Death toll from Italy storms rises to 11
The storms hit on Thursday evening, with more than 400 millimetres of rain falling in some places in just a few hours.
# Italy votes
Climate takes backseat in Italian elections despite country suffering extreme events
Italy suffered deadly storms, a glacier collapse and its worst drought in 70 years in 2022.
# Flash Flooding
'Like a waterfall': Storms spark major flooding in Italy, leaving 10 dead
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has announced €5 million in emergency funding for the impacted area.
# Islamabad
Ireland to open Embassy in Pakistan alongside Consulate Generals in Milan and Munich
It’s part of the Global Ireland programme which aims to ‘double Ireland’s global footprint by 2025′.
# Russia
Ukraine PM visits Berlin, seeking more weapons
Denys Shmyhal is the first high-level Ukrainian official to visit Germany in months, in a sign of eased tensions between Kyiv and Berlin.
Benetton confirm mutual termination of Italy wing Monty Ioane's contract
The 27-year-old said he’s dealing with mental health issues and needs to be with his family in Australia.
# Italy
High temperatures and drought blamed for dozens of cow poisoning deaths in Italy
The Piedmontese cattle on the farm in Sommariva del Bosco, near Turin in northwest Italy, died suddenly due to acute prussic acid poisoning.
# lake garda
Italy’s Lake Garda shrinks to near-historic low amid drought
The water temperature at the key tourist attraction has reached levels approaching the average in the Caribbean Sea.
# Italy
More than a thousand migrants arrive in Italy within hours, hundreds more rescued off the coast
Between 1 January and 22 July, 34,000 people arrived in Italy by sea.
# Italy
Italian prime minister Mario Draghi resigns after coalition implodes
President Sergio Mattarella is likely to dissolve parliament and call early elections for September or October.
# Wrap
Belgium secure last Euro 2022 quarter-final spot as Iceland fall short despite France draw
Iceland became the first side to bow out of a women’s Euro from the group stage unbeaten.
# Euro 2022
France survive Belgium scare to reach Euro quarters
Earlier Italy drew 1-1 with Iceland.
# Italy
Italy's president refuses prime minister Mario Draghi's resignation amid coalition chaos
The political crisis could trigger snap elections.
# Euro 2022
France boss urges vigilance despite blistering start to Euros
Grace Geyoro scored a first-half hat-trick in a 5-1 thrashing of Italy.
# Les blues
Geyoro hat-trick helps flawless France to 5-1 hammering against Italy in Euros opener
Les Bleues looked like they would score with every attack in the Group D clash.
# Italy
59 people go on trial over collapse of Genoa bridge in 2018
Over 40 people were killed in the tragedy.
# italian alps
Drones spot two more bodies from Italy avalanche, taking death toll to nine
The size of the glacier’s detached pinnacle has been compared to an apartment building.
# Italy
Human remains found on Italian glacier after deadly avalanche
These destructive avalanches will become more frequent as global temperatures rise.
# italian alps
Italy glacier collapse 'linked to' climate change, says Draghi
At least six people died in an avalanche triggered by the glacier collapsing.
# Italy
Glacier collapse in Italian Alps kills five
The glacier collapse triggered an avalanche of snow, ice and rock.
# On Yer Gondola
Venice unveils mandatory day-trippers’ reservation and fee
Venice officials confirmed new rules today for day-trippers that come into effect in January.
# Second best
France sweep to bonus-point win on a tough night for the Ireland U20s
Riche Murphy’s men struggled to compete with a superb French team.
# Leaving on a jet plane
Chiellini announces move to Los Angeles FC after Juve and Italy farewells
The move of the 37-year-old was widely expected.
# Azzurri
Uninspiring England held to goalless draw by Italy
Raheem Sterling wasted the hosts’ best chance of a forgettable match.
# Soccer
New-look Italy beat Hungary to continue unbeaten Nations League start
First-half goals from Nicolo Barella and Lorenzo Pellegrini were enough for the Azzurri.