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# florence - Monday 17 September, 2018

'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.

# florence - Sunday 16 September, 2018

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.

# florence - Saturday 15 September, 2018

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 - Thursday 13 September, 2018

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.

# florence - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'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’.

# florence - Friday 22 September, 2017

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.

# florence - Friday 8 September, 2017

Two US students accuse Italian police of rape in Florence

The woman said officers drove them to their apartment building and raped them.

# florence - Friday 1 September, 2017

Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth

Scientists had planned to study the asteroid up close when it passes.

# florence - Thursday 14 January, 2016

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 - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'Gentle, kind, beautiful' American woman found dead with bruised neck in Italian apartment

Ashley Olsen was well known among the artistic Florence community.

# florence - Sunday 1 November, 2015

# florence - Monday 7 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's what the Electric Picnic main stage looked like after everyone went home Ep2015

# florence - Friday 4 September, 2015

From The42 Someone has spotted Roy Keane in this 16th century painting in Florence The Artist
From The Daily Edge Someone has spotted Roy Keane in this 16th century painting in Florence I Keano

# florence - Friday 27 March, 2015

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italian high court

She and her ex-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito both had their convictions overturned.

# florence - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's what we know about Kim and Kanye's wedding so far 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.

# florence - Monday 17 February, 2014

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.

# florence - Sunday 29 December, 2013

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.

# florence - Monday 30 September, 2013

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.”

# florence - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Amanda Knox has 'no plans' to return to Italy for retrial

The United States does not normally extradite its citizens to face legal action.

# florence - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

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”.

# florence - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge 'Lost' Da Vinci fresco sparks row between art historians 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.