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#Italy

# italy - Yesterday’s News

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

# italy - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Explainer: Is this Italian about to deliver another bloody nose to establishment politics?

Beppe Grillo’s opposition to a crucial referendum could spell the end for the current Prime Minister.

# italy - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

The last person alive born in the 1800s celebrates her birthday today

Emma Morano, the oldest person in the world, has turned 117. She has lived alone since leaving an abusive husband in 1938.

# italy - Monday 21 November, 2016

From The42 Springbok coach Coetzee points to 'unique challenges' with end of torrid tour in sight Under Pressure

Springbok coach Coetzee points to 'unique challenges' with end of torrid tour in sight

The pressure is on Coetzee after defeat to Italy.

# italy - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From The42 Forza O'Shea! Italy dig deep to stun Springboks Veni Vidi Vici

Forza O'Shea! Italy dig deep to stun Springboks

Tries from Habana and DeAllende inside the first 16 minutes were not enough of a cushion for a shabby South Africa outfit.

# italy - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Boris Johnson's 'Prosecco' warning hasn't gone down too well in Europe

Italy responded by saying Britain risks losing out on fish and chips exports to 27 countries.

# italy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 Gareth Southgate's England denied victory by two late Spain goals at Wembley Spanish Lesson This post contains videos

Gareth Southgate's England denied victory by two late Spain goals at Wembley

Former Liverpool player Iago Aspas scored in the 89th minute before Isco levelled with practically the last kick of the game.

# italy - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The42 12 changes to All Black side following Ireland defeat Big Changes

12 changes to All Black side following Ireland defeat

New Zealand have named a much-changed team for their Test against Italy in Rome.

# italy - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Italian priest claims deadly earthquakes are "divine punishment" for gay unions

The Vatican has rebuked the controversial Father Giovanni Cavalcoli for his comments.

# italy - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean

Many of those who sailed today from Libya are believed to have been forced to do so at gunpoint.

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

# italy - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From The42 Jamie Heaslip's score against Italy shortlisted for Try of the Year Awards Season This post contains videos

Jamie Heaslip's score against Italy shortlisted for Try of the Year

The number eight’s effort is up against tries by Japan’s Kaito Shigeno and New Zealand’s TJ Perenara.

# italy - Monday 31 October, 2016

"I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years

Experts said it was remarkable that the quake had not resulted in any more fatalities.

# italy - Sunday 30 October, 2016

14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years

There were several people injured, but there have been no reports of fatalities.

# italy - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"Like bombs were falling": Dozens injured as two earthquakes strike Italy

The quakes struck two months after a devastating tremor killed nearly 300 in the same region.

# italy - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Two separate earthquakes within two hours hit central Italy

Quakes measuring 5.4 and 6.1 struck the same area of Italy where 298 people died in August of this year.

# italy - Sunday 23 October, 2016

From The42 Steve Hansen names his All Blacks squad for November Tests Formidable

Steve Hansen names his All Blacks squad for November Tests

Kieran Read captains the 36-man squad.

# italy - Friday 14 October, 2016

# italy - Thursday 6 October, 2016

From The42 De Rossi penalty spares Buffon's blushes in Turin Italian Job Half-done This post contains videos

De Rossi penalty spares Buffon's blushes in Turin

After Gianluigi Buffon’s error gifted Spain the lead in Turin, Daniele De Rossi salvaged a draw for Italy from the penalty spot.

# italy - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake

Vatican spokesman Greg Burke tweeted pictures of the pope greeting youngsters and shaking hands with a visibly-moved middle-aged man.

# italy - Saturday 1 October, 2016

From The42 In-form Mario Balotelli misses out on Italy recall Snub

In-form Mario Balotelli misses out on Italy recall

Balotelli, Simone Zaza and Lorenzo Insigne are the biggest names to miss out on Giampiero Ventura’s Italy squad.

# italy - Friday 30 September, 2016

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum

The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.

# italy - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute

The man has been ordered to buy the teenage girl 30 books “on the theme of women’s dignity”.

# italy - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The42 Promising Kelleher back for Connacht as Lam shuffles the deck Connacht

Promising Kelleher back for Connacht as Lam shuffles the deck

The western province are looking for their first win of the season against Zebre this evening.

# italy - Friday 16 September, 2016

Italian woman dies by suicide after video of her having sex goes viral

Tiziana Cantone’s death has sparked a debate in Italy about online privacy.

# italy - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Italian village to sue Charlie Hebdo over "tactless" earthquake cartoons

A series of cartoons depicting Italians crushed under plates of pasta appeared in the French satirical weekly following last month’s earthquake which killed nearly 300 people.

# italy - Sunday 11 September, 2016

These Italian villagers are routinely living to over 100 years old, and it's all down to hormones

And possibly sex too. Sexual activity among the villagers is apparently “rampant”.

# italy - Saturday 10 September, 2016

LÉ James Joyce helps to rescue almost 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya

The rescue, which took place 40 nautical miles north-east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, (about 75 miles, or a third of the way to Malta) followed a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination Centre.

The race for the €13 billion: Spain, Austria and Italy chase a slice of the Apple pie

Heavily-indebted Spain, which is under threat of an EU fine for breaking spending rules, said it was urgently seeking how much Apple may have denied Spanish taxpayers.

# italy - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'Miracle dog' Romeo pulled from rubble nine days after earthquake struck Golden Survivor This post contains videos

'Miracle dog' Romeo pulled from rubble nine days after earthquake struck

No human survivors have been found since 24 August.

# italy - Friday 2 September, 2016

Charlie Hebdo have drawn cartoons featuring Italy's earthquake victims as lasagne

“The drawings are repugnant,” said Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando, as furious reactions began flooding social media sites.

# italy - Thursday 1 September, 2016

From The42 17-year-old AC Milan goalkeeper makes debut as Italy lose their first match under new manager Friendly Neighbours

17-year-old AC Milan goalkeeper makes debut as Italy lose their first match under new manager

But it was back to winning ways for France in the 3-1 win.

# italy - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea

Nearly 6,500 people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea on Monday.

# italy - Monday 29 August, 2016

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean

In one case, it successfully located and rescued 165 migrants from wooden and rubber vessels off the coast of Libya.

# italy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake

Italy’s head of state earlier paid tribute to the “extraordinary effort” of more than 4,000 rescue professionals and volunteers who helped with the rescue effort.

# italy - Friday 26 August, 2016

Death toll rises to 267 as Italy declares a national day of mourning

Flags will fly at half-mast across the country tomorrow to coincide with funerals for some of the victims.

# italy - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount

Public prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva said he would be opening an investigation into whether anyone could be held responsible for the disaster.

# italy - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Death toll rises to at least 159 as Italy counts cost of massive earthquake

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan urged anyone with concerns of Irish casualties to contact his department.

# italy - Friday 12 August, 2016

Thieves rob a bank and escape despite police being told locals heard a tunnel being dug

Thieves rob a bank and escape despite police being told locals heard a tunnel being dug

Once the alarm was triggered, the police arrived on the scene only to discover the crooks had made their escape.

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned?

A new bill facing the Italian parliament could see such parents facing jail time for failing to provide an adequate diet for their children.

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