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#Italy

# italy - Monday 30 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Rival pasta brands respond to Barilla chairman’s anti-gay comments In Hot Water

Rival pasta brands respond to Barilla chairman’s anti-gay comments

Seizing the moment, Italian style.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government Crisis

Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government

The crisis was sparked when scandal-hit Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right People of Freedom (PDL) party pulled its ministers out of the barely five-month-old coalition government.

From TheJournal.ie Retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for Kercher murder begins today Italy

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.”

# italy - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Political crisis in Italy as Berlusconi’s ministers resign Italy

Political crisis in Italy as Berlusconi’s ministers resign

The five ministers stepped down yesterday after what’s been called a ‘crazy act’ of encouragement from the former leader.

# italy - Friday 27 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pasta maker in hot water after saying they’ll never have gay couples in ads Pasta Joke

Pasta maker in hot water after saying they’ll never have gay couples in ads

Barilla has had to issue an apology after a backlash to the CEO’s comments about “classic” family values.

# italy - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Search begins for bodies still aboard the Costa Concordia 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 - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Thieves in Italy broke IN to a prison to steal €5,000 Prison Break

Thieves in Italy broke IN to a prison to steal €5,000

The money had been left in a safe for prisoners by their families.

# italy - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright Italy

VIDEO: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright

The cruise ship was pulled upright during a 19-hour operation.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A perfect operation’: Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS] 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.

# italy - Monday 16 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia Shipwreck

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Italian engineers are expected to begin the operation this morning with flotation tanks to be attached to the underwater side of the vessel.

# italy - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From The Score Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap’s Ireland reign End Of An Era

Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap’s Ireland reign

The Italian’s eventful reign in charge of the Boys in Green is over.

# italy - Friday 6 September, 2013

From The Score Scares for Portugal, Italy and the Netherlands as World Cup qualification heats up Wrap

Scares for Portugal, Italy and the Netherlands as World Cup qualification heats up

And there was just the 9 goals for Ukraine against San Marino

# italy - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Syrian refugee gives birth on boat off Italian coast Syria

Syrian refugee gives birth on boat off Italian coast

The Italian Coast Guard intercepted two refugee boats off the coast of Syracuse, but found a newborn child on board one.

# italy - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From The Score Serena Williams’ US Open opponent got so fed up that she needed a hug from a ball boy Consolation

Serena Williams’ US Open opponent got so fed up that she needed a hug from a ball boy

She had lost a 26-shot rally with the American.

# italy - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From The Score Mario Balotelli makes the cover of Sports Illustrated, gives away his $250,000 Camouflage Bentley Interview

# italy - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Crew members help deliver baby boy born on flight to Italy Baby On A Plane

Crew members help deliver baby boy born on flight to Italy

The 39-year-old woman went into labour shortly after take-off on Sunday.

# italy - Thursday 1 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Italy’s top court upholds Silvio Berlusconi’s prison term Sad Silvio

Italy’s top court upholds Silvio Berlusconi’s prison term

The former Italian prime minister is likely to face house arrest or community service because of his age after the court upheld his conviction for tax fraud.

# italy - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Tornado rips through Italian province Tornado This post contains videos

VIDEO: Tornado rips through Italian province

The dramatic footage shows the tornado whipping debris around outside a building, causing millions of euros worth of damage.

# italy - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Italy prepares mass funeral for 38 killed in coach crash Italy

Italy prepares mass funeral for 38 killed in coach crash

A national day of mourning has been declared in the country.

# italy - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy Bus Tragedy This post contains videos

38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy

The bus plunged off a motorway flyover near the town of Avellino. The Department of Foreign Affairs says there are no indications of any Irish citizens hurt in the crash.

# italy - Saturday 27 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bananas thrown at black Italian minister Racism

Bananas thrown at black Italian minister

Kyenge, who was born in Democratic Republic of Congo but has lived in Italy for 30 years, has faced several incidents of racism since taking her post.

# italy - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster Shipwreck

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster

The longest sentence went to the crisis coordinator who was sentenced to two years and 10 months in jail.

# italy - Sunday 14 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie An Italian senator has likened the country’s first black minister to an orangutan Racism

An Italian senator has likened the country’s first black minister to an orangutan

Robert Calderoli later said he was making a joke, and meant no offence to the minister, Cecile Kyenge.

# italy - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Youth Defence, property developers and Edward Snowden…

From TheJournal.ie “Most hated man in Italy” goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking Captain

“Most hated man in Italy” goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking

The opening day of the trial was cut short after just a few minutes because of a national lawyers’ strike.

# italy - Sunday 7 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Catholic Church shouldn’t fear structural renewal – Pope Francis Pope Francis

The Catholic Church shouldn’t fear structural renewal – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has called for structural renewal in the Catholic church to keep up with the times – but also advised priests and nuns to shun costly trappings so they can use more resources to help the poor.

# italy - Monday 1 July, 2013

From The Score 3 players who enhanced their reputation during the Confederations Cup Top Performers

3 players who enhanced their reputation during the Confederations Cup

Now that the dust has settled on Brazil’s win, we pick out those who impressed most over the past two weeks.

# italy - Monday 24 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Berlusconi sentenced to seven years in jail for sex with a minor Bunga Bunga

Berlusconi sentenced to seven years in jail for sex with a minor

The former prime minister is unlikely to serve any time, given his age – but the ruling is a major political blow.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added memes and genes Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added memes and genes

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Berlusconi: the four cases against him Bunga Bunga

Berlusconi: the four cases against him

From Mediaset fraud to wiretap appeal to Ruby Gate – the former Italian PM has been nothing if not controversial.

# italy - Saturday 22 June, 2013

From The Score Scotland steal victory over Italy with last minute try Late Late Show

Scotland steal victory over Italy with last minute try

There was a dramatic end in Pretoria with the Scots winning by a single point thanks to Alasdair Strokosch.

# italy - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From The Score All 7 goals from the brilliant game between Italy and Japan Confed Cup This post contains videos

All 7 goals from the brilliant game between Italy and Japan

The Azzurri had to come from two goals down to earn their place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals late last night.

# italy - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to block trial Italy

Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to block trial

Italy’s constitutional court has rejected a claim by former premier Silvio Berlusconi which he had hoped would block a trial against him which could see him booted out of politics.

From TheJournal.ie Designers Dolce & Gabbana get 20 months’ jail for tax evasion

Designers Dolce & Gabbana get 20 months’ jail for tax evasion

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have appealed, and the sentence will be suspended in the meantime.

# italy - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From The Score Spain crowned U21 European champions after Thiago hat-trick The Future Is Bright This post contains videos

Spain crowned U21 European champions after Thiago hat-trick

The Iberians reclaimed their title after a 4-2 win over Italy in Israel.

# italy - Monday 17 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Who’s who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders G8

Who’s who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask G8

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

# italy - Sunday 16 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie What has the G8 ever done for us? G8

What has the G8 ever done for us?

Here’s a list of all the topics that have been discussed in the last 38 summits. Has it been worth it?