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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Tuscany

Last year
# Tuscany
Discovery of 2,000-year-old statues in Italy ‘will rewrite history’
The bronze statues show evidence that Etruscan and Roman families prayed together to deities in the sacred sanctuary
All time
# Tuscany
Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19
The woman is in a good condition but being monitored in hospital.
# Italy
PHOTOS: Irishman captures incredible images of famous Palio di Siena horse race
The event has been around for centuries and is very popular among locals and tourists alike.
# Tuscany
Italian nurse accused of killing 13 patients
The 56-year-old nurse was arrested yesterday evening at her home in Pisa.
# wreck
Body found on Costa Concordia believed to be last missing crewman
Workers dismantling the ship made the grim discovery earlier today.
# Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia finally begins its journey to the scrapyard
“Today, Giglio is once again ours,” said locals relieved to see the stricken cruise liner start its final voyage.
# under the sea
Watch: This is what it's like to swim around the sunken Costa Concordia
Police divers have released video of the vessel which sank two-and-a-half years ago.
# Italy
Dublin man among four arrested on suspicion of stealing from Costa Concordia
Police say the men were seen on the ship with a Costa Concordia rucksack, and are suspected of trying to take items as souvenirs.
# Italy
Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia
Two bodies are still missing, 20 months after the cruise ship hit the rocks off the coast of Tuscany.
# Italy
VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright
The cruise ship was pulled upright during a 19-hour operation.
# Shipwreck
'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]
“A perfect operation, I must say,” said one of the engineers after the cruise ship – on its side since January 2012 – was pulled upright overnight.
# Costa Concordia
PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster
Officials have promised that the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic, will be removed by September.
# Wet wet wet
Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that's not stopping this lot
Sure who doesn’t like a good swim when they’re on their holliers?
# Venice
Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany
Floodwaters led to the evacuations after bad weather hit northern Italy this weekend.
# Facepalm
You couldn't make it up - Pinocchio is the mascot for next year's cycling World Championships
# Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster
Speaking on Italian TV, Francesco Schettino says he was sorry that 32 people died when his ship ran aground in January – but also blamed “destiny” for the tragedy.
# Dropped
Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad
The Wolves defender insists he was fit to play against Bosnia but was told to rest until he reached the training camp in Italy.
# Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins
Plans to empty the cruise ship’s fuel tanks were first delayed by the search and rescue operation for victims and then by bad weather.
# Costa Concordia
Search for Costa Concordia missing called off
Concerns for the safety of rescue workers have prompted Italian authorities to call off the search for the 16 people unaccounted for after the cruise ship capsized.
# Costa Concordia
Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m
A group of six people are launching a multi-million euro lawsuit against the owner of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, saying that the experience will ‘never leave’ them.
# Costa Concordia
WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia
Police have released incredible footage from inside the stricken ship, as a 13th body was found inside today.
# Costa Concordia
Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia
The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.
# Costa Concordia
Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain
The search for survivors was suspended again today after the ship shifted overnight
# Explainer
How could the Costa Concordia be salvaged?
The ship’s size, danger of leaking fuel and damage to the hull are all factors to consider when working out how to move the Costa Concordia.
# Costa Concordia
Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading
The search for survivors was suspended yesterday because the ship had moved in the water.
# Costa Concordia
29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues
Meanwhile, the Italian environment minister has expressed concern that the ship could start leaking oil.
# Costa Concordia
In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia
An investigation has been launched into the ship running aground as the search for survivors continues.
# Italy
Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship
The discovery of two more victims on board the Cost Concordia has brought the death toll from the tragedy to five.
# Costa Concordia
Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner
The South Korean newly-weds were removed from the half-submerged ship 24-hours after it ran aground.
# Italy
Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast
The captain of the Costa Concordia and one other crew member have been detained by police following this morning’s tragedy off the Italian coast.
# Accident
Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, 3 bodies found
An Irish couple were on board the cruise liner but the DFA has confirmed they were not hurt in the accident.