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# Italy

Last year
Rome church condemns funeral with swastika-draped coffin and fascist salute
The parish priest and the church distanced themselves from ‘every word, gesture and symbol’.
Italy to introduce mandatory Covid vaccination for over 50s
Out of Italy’s 59 million people, 28 million are over the age of 50.
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France's Emmanuel Macron and Italy's Mario Draghi call to loosen EU fiscal rules
Macron has argued that the rule preventing a country’s public deficit from being more than 3% of its GDP was outdated.
Italy police catch serial fugitive on 'most wanted' list
In 1970, he reportedly watched his football team Cagliari play, while dressed as a woman.
No injuries reported after earthquake shakes Milan
There were no immediate reports of damage, emergency services said.
Three people dead and six missing in Sicily after blast hits apartment buildings
Two women were recovered alive from the rubble in the southern town of Ravanusa.
Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm
Vaccinators were (unsurprisingly) not fooled by the silicone arm.
Italy frees man convicted of 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher
Rudy Guede was freed today after serving most of his 16-year prison sentence.
Bruno delivers knockout blow as Italy record their first victory in two years
The Italians defeated Uruguay 17-10 in Parma.
Italy in World Cup qualifying play-offs after draw at brilliant Northern Ireland
Conor Washington was unable to take a last-minute chance to snatch a famous victory.
Kenny finding European champions Italy an inspiration as his vision for Ireland begins to take shape
The manager wants his squad to mimic the Italian’s collective culture of ‘self-sacrifice.’
World leaders to talk climate, economy, vaccines at G20
The two day talks will be held in Rome.
Former Italian interior minister Salvini goes on trial for kidnap over blocked migrant ship
The former interior minister has insisted he was fulfilling his duty by refusing entry to the Open Arms rescue ship.
Amnesty International calls for probe into Covid deaths in Italian care homes
The human rights organisation has also raised concerns about alleged retaliation against staff who spoke out about working conditions.
Italy beat Belgium to finish third in Nations League
A superb volley from Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi’s penalty were enough for the Azzurri to see off a weakened Belgium.
Fire damages historic bridge in Rome
The blaze is believed to have started in shacks used by homeless people near the Iron Bridge.
Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont freed from Sardinian jail ahead of extradition case
The MEP is wanted in Spain for sedition for leading a secession bid for the Catalonia region.
'It has been nice to live and breathe rugby to the extent I can'
Edel McMahon has pushed her game forward with Wasps over in England.
Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy
Ireland defeated Italy 15-7 in Parma today with tries from wingers Beibhinn Parsons and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe.
Stacey Flood settling into key out-half role with Ireland Women
The 25-year-old has shown her quality over the course of five caps so far.
Italian government to require all workers to display Covid pass
Public and private sector employees will have to produce a health pass to access their workplaces from October 15.
Meath's Monaghan eager for another shot after Ireland debut
The second row started playing rugby in Brighton.
'This is not lost' - Ireland captain Griffin rallies for huge Italy clash
After defeat to Spain, Ireland face a crucial meeting with the hosts on Sunday.
A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch
Ireland must recover after defeat to Spain at the 2021 World Cup Qualifier tournament.
Two killed as tornado strikes small Italian island
Firefighters said the twister struck on Pantelleria, which is south of Sicily.
Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win
Italy played out a goalless draw with Switzerland while Germany beat Armenia 6-0.
Italy make underwhelming return from Euro triumph with draw against Bulgaria
The Azzurri could only manage a 1-1 result in their World Cup qualifier.
Second World War veteran reunited with Italians he saved as children
During his stay in Italy, Martin Adler will spend some time in the village where he was stationed.
Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton
White hair and part of an ear were on the remains of a man who is thought to have organised Greek performances.
New heat record in Sicily as 'Lucifer' sweeps over Italy
Firefighters said earlier today they had recorded 300 interventions in the past 12 hours.
Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.
'Many Italians tend to see the referee as corrupt until proven otherwise'
Historian and Italian football expert John Foot is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.
Quiz: How much do you know about Italy?
Il calcio sta tornando a casa.
Two arrested on suspicion of helping ticketless fans storm Euros final
The pair are suspected of stealing ‘items’ to enable those without tickets to get into Wembley last Sunday night.
Italy 'dominated' England in Euro 2020 final, says Mancini
Italy are now on a 34-match unbeaten run, bouncing back after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
Southgate accepts responsibility for penalty 'gamble' in Euro 2020 final
England lost 3-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at Wembley.
Italy inflict more penalty heartache on England to win Euro 2020 final
A 3-2 win in the penalty shootout for Roberto Mancini’s side.
England determined to make history in Euro 2020 final as Italy aim to spoil the party
Harry Kane: ‘We have been knocking down barriers on the way but we have to go out there and win it.’
Italy left-back Spinazzola out of the Euros with ruptured Achilles
The Roma defender has arguably been the best player of the tournament so far.
Magnificent Italy beat Belgium in classic Euro 2020 quarter-final
Roberto Mancini’s side were 2-1 winners in Munich.