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# italy - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nun who didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth, names baby Francis Nun Too Clever

Nun who didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth, names baby Francis

Her fellow nuns say they are “very surprised”.

# italy - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The42 Eddie Irvine sentenced to six months in jail after Milan nightclub brawl In The Dock

Eddie Irvine sentenced to six months in jail after Milan nightclub brawl

But the F1 driver will not have to serve any of the sentence under Italian law.

# italy - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Italy told: No law says baby has to have dad’s surname Namecheck

Italy told: No law says baby has to have dad’s surname

The European Court of Human Rights found that the Italian courts had upheld a ‘patriarchal principle’.

# italy - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From The42 Serie A: Slick Juve too good for Roma Italy

Serie A: Slick Juve too good for Roma

The side from the capital were reduced to nine men as the champions opened up an eight-point gap at the summit.

# italy - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From The42 19 things that nobody saw coming in 2013 Surprises

19 things that nobody saw coming in 2013

The world of sport was rocked. ROCKED, I tells ya.

# italy - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is what Michelangelo’s weekly shop in 1518 looked like Michelangelo

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.

# italy - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The42 Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot Rankings

Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot

La Roja go into a World Cup year as top dogs again.

# italy - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 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 Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water Investigation

Italy denounced for hosing down migrants in cold water

A video showed male migrants stripped and hosed down in an effort to treat scabies.

# italy - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The42 Former Milan enforcer Gattuso under investigation for match-fixing Ringhio

Former Milan enforcer Gattuso under investigation for match-fixing

The ex-Italy international is in trouble for potential links to ‘criminals with intent to commit sporting fraud.’

# italy - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The42 Buffon fires Hart a World Cup warning WC2014

Buffon fires Hart a World Cup warning

The England goalkeeper needs to be playing before he faces the Azzurri, the Italy icon says.

# italy - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 Syrian refugees rescued from boat off Sicily coast Italy

Over 100 Syrian refugees rescued from boat off Sicily coast

Their rescue comes just days after another group of 120 refugees, mainly Syrians, were saved after their ship was found adrift off of Calabria.

# italy - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italian Parliament but vows to “fight on” Ciao

Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italian Parliament but vows to “fight on”

Motions put forward by Berlusconi’s allies in the Senate in an attempt to block the expulsion procedure were rejected one by one.

# italy - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The42 How is the Six Nations shaping up after the November Tests? Forecast

How is the Six Nations shaping up after the November Tests?

Ireland showed their credentials this month, but Wales, England and France will fancy their chances.

# italy - Friday 22 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Silvio Berlusconi orchestrated ‘bunga bunga sessions’ Bunga Bunga

Silvio Berlusconi orchestrated ‘bunga bunga sessions’

A court report says the 77-year-old tried to pay off witnesses to avoid jail.

# italy - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Here’s how Fiji set the world record for yellow cards Sin Bin

VIDEO: Here’s how Fiji set the world record for yellow cards

The South Pacific islanders had four men in the sin bin at the same time at one stage against Italy.

# italy - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead after ‘dramatic’ storm hits Italian island of Sardinia Flash Floods

14 dead after ‘dramatic’ storm hits Italian island of Sardinia

Among the dead was an entire family of four Brazilian immigrants who drowned in their basement flat.

# italy - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mount Etna volcano in Sicily erupts Italy

Mount Etna volcano in Sicily erupts

The last major eruption occurred in 1992.

# italy - Saturday 16 November, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everybody’s talking about the aid crisis in the Philippines, Labour senator injured and the ASTI’s refusal to accept the Haddington Road deal.

From TheJournal.ie Silvio Berlusconi invites former allies into alliance Italy

Silvio Berlusconi invites former allies into alliance

Berlusconi reached out to the Deputy Premier Angelino Alfano to try to forge a political alliance to oppose his enemies on the left.

# italy - Monday 11 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man among four arrested on suspicion of stealing from Costa Concordia 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 - Friday 8 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured Boat Tragedy

Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured

“They forced us to watch our men being tortured with various methods including batons [and] electric shocks to the feet. Whoever rebelled was tied up”.

# italy - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Credit for bailout exit goes to the people Well Done Everyone

Taoiseach: Credit for bailout exit goes to the people

“Today is historic in the sense that we’ve come through a very difficult period,” Enda Kenny said today.

From TheJournal.ie Buongiorno Enrico! Taoiseach meets with Italian prime minister today Talks

Buongiorno Enrico! Taoiseach meets with Italian prime minister today

Enrico Letta will meet with Enda Kenny at Government Buildings in Dublin later.

# 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.