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#Italy

# italy - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Berlusconi is fighting HOW many court cases? Bunga Battles

Berlusconi is fighting HOW many court cases?

As another trial looms for the Italian tycoon – this time over allegations of bribing a senator – we look at the legal woes still dogging Silvio.

# italy - Friday 25 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 700 refugees rescued off the coast of Sicily Refugee Boats

Nearly 700 refugees rescued off the coast of Sicily

Asylum-seekers from five different boats have been intercepted over the past 24 hours according to the Italian coastguard.

# italy - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to attend EU Council meeting with migration top of the agenda EU

Taoiseach to attend EU Council meeting with migration top of the agenda

The issue of migration will be discussed by EU leaders following the recent drownings in the Mediterranean.

# italy - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Europe needs a new approach to illegal immigration Lampedusa

Column: Europe needs a new approach to illegal immigration

Restoring fiscal health to the eurozone remains a serious challenge, but the EU must nevertheless find a solution to its illegal immigration crisis to prevent further tragedies, writes David Moloney.

# italy - Sunday 20 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity Italy

Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity

Tens of thousands had marched through Rome in a mostly peaceful demonstration yesterday.

# italy - Saturday 19 October, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a threat against Phil Hogan, an ATM scam and a plane crash in Belgium.

From TheJournal.ie Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics Sad Silvio

Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics

The 77-year-old former prime minister wasn’t in court today when the ban was announced.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Meet Bruno, the man who spent the last 40 years building his own theme park Al Pioppi This post contains images

WATCH: Meet Bruno, the man who spent the last 40 years building his own theme park

A short documentary has been made about Bruno, a restaurant owner in Treviso, Italy. See it here.

# italy - Thursday 17 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Family of Nazi criminal searches for missing body Italy

Family of Nazi criminal searches for missing body

Erich Priebke’s body went missing as his family tried to celebrate a funeral mas for him in Rome.

# italy - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie You’ve heard of ‘suspended coffees’ – now it’s ‘solidarity meals’ Pay It Forward This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Dublin-bound Ryanair flight diverted to Italy after passenger is taken ill Medical Diversion

Dublin-bound Ryanair flight diverted to Italy after passenger is taken ill

The plane landed in Sicily shortly after take off from Malta after a member of an Irish dancing troupe took ill.

# italy - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths Immigrants

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths

Italy has appealed for more help from other European countries to deal with the sharp increase in refugee arrivals.

# italy - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Death toll reaches 34 in Maltese migrant boat sinking Migrant Boat

Death toll reaches 34 in Maltese migrant boat sinking

The sinking yesterday killed mostly women and children when the boat went down off Malta near the Italian island of Lampedusa where 300 died in another tragedy.

# italy - Friday 11 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Up to 50 migrants dead as boat sinks off Sicily Migrants

Up to 50 migrants dead as boat sinks off Sicily

The incident comes just over a week after the tragedy in Lampedusa.

# italy - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy Italy

EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy

The EU Home Affairs Commissioner is due to visit the site of the Lampedusa disaster tomorrow with Josee Manuel Barroso.

# italy - Monday 7 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: What’s more important – borders or people? Column

Column: What’s more important – borders or people?

Hundreds are feared dead after a ship carrying asylum-seekers sank in the Mediterranean – yet many Europeans, who have endured histories of emigration, have simply hardened their hearts to the tragedy, writes Fr Bobby Gilmore.

From The42 Pic: Are these the greatest sideburns in the world of sport? Rugby

# italy - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More refugee bodies recovered as Italy debates immigration laws Italy

More refugee bodies recovered as Italy debates immigration laws

The death toll from the Lampedusa shipwreck now stands at 143 but officials far that as many as 300 have perished.

# italy - Saturday 5 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300 Boat Tragedy

Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300

Rough seas have hampered the body recovery effort off Lampedusa where a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Africa sank on Thursday.

# italy - Friday 4 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster Italy

Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster

Rescuers and local fishermen were overcome with emotion as they spoke of chaotic early morning scenes in the water off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

# italy - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday The 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie At least 82 asylum-seekers dead after boat capsizes off Italian island Italy

At least 82 asylum-seekers dead after boat capsizes off Italian island

The local mayor of Lampedusa said 82 bodies had been recovered by emergency workers, including those of two children and several women.

# italy - Wednesday 2 October, 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 Italian crisis intensifies as rebels begin deserting Berlusconi Rome

Italian crisis intensifies as rebels begin deserting Berlusconi

Members of his party are considering splitting from the former premier after he urged his ministers to pull out of the Government at the weekend.

# 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 The42 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 The42 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 The42 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.