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Italy: Country in Southern Europe
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and it is also considered a part of western Europe. The country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in the Tunisian Sea (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the fourth-most populous member state of the European Union.

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Manchester United: Can Bruno Fernandes translate his talent and confidence into success at Old Trafford?

At 21, Bruno Fernandes caused a stir by taking the number 10 shirt at one of Italy's most famous clubs - but can he succeed at Old Trafford?
BBC News - Published

Who is Man Utd target Fernandes? And will he shine on Old Trafford stage?

At 21, Bruno Fernandes caused a stir by taking the number 10 shirt at one of Italy's most famous clubs - but can he succeed at Old Trafford?
BBC News - Published

Videos for Italy

Meet Liliana Segre, a Holocaust survivor facing online hate in Italy [Video]Meet Liliana Segre, a Holocaust survivor facing online hate in Italy

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:20Published


Italy's Salvini fails to win key regional election in Emilia-Romagna [Video]Italy's Salvini fails to win key regional election in Emilia-Romagna

Italy's Salvini fails to win key regional election in Emilia-Romagna

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:16Published

Italy's Salvini fails to seize left's stronghold [Video]Italy's Salvini fails to seize left's stronghold

Italy's right-wing leader Matteo Salvini failed in his effort to overturn decades of leftist rule in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna on Sunday in an election that he hoped would bring down the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Italy regional elections: Salvini fails in left-wing stronghold [Video]Italy regional elections: Salvini fails in left-wing stronghold

League party looks set to lose in Emilia-Romagna, which left has traditionally governed since end of World War II.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Italy's right-wing League party seeks electoral comeback [Video]Italy's right-wing League party seeks electoral comeback

Former deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and his League party are likely to claim power when Italy next holds parliamentary elections.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published

Italy's right-wing leader Salvini targets leftist region in key vote [Video]Italy's right-wing leader Salvini targets leftist region in key vote

Italy's right-wing leader Salvini targets leftist region in key vote

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:20Published

Six Nations: Italy in profile [Video]Six Nations: Italy in profile

A look at the Italy team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, as they look to avoid a fifth consecutive wooden spoon.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Jones ready for 'interesting' Six Nations, weighs in on Saracens' situation [Video]Jones ready for 'interesting' Six Nations, weighs in on Saracens' situation

Eddie Jones says it'll be an 'interesting' Six Nations post World Cup and thinks it's the 'best thing' that some Saracens players are in the England squad.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:14Published

Paedophile priests in rehab: how the Vatican tries to 'cure' child abusers [Video]Paedophile priests in rehab: how the Vatican tries to 'cure' child abusers

An estimated 24 recovery centres for clergymen operate in Italy. Euronews reports on their methods and the controversies surrounding them. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:06Published

'Sardines' movement in Bologna, Italy hopes to block far-right [Video]'Sardines' movement in Bologna, Italy hopes to block far-right

'Sardines' movement in Bologna, Italy hopes to block far-right

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:00Published

Car hits crowd of German tourists in Luttach, Italy — 6 dead [Video]Car hits crowd of German tourists in Luttach, Italy — 6 dead

Car hits crowd of German tourists in Luttach, Italy — 6 dead

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 00:21Published

Six killed after car ploughs into tourists in northern Italy [Video]Six killed after car ploughs into tourists in northern Italy

Six people were killed and 11 injured when a car ploughed into a group of young German tourists in northern Italy. The crash occurred in Luttach, also known as Lutago, near Bolzano in the Alto Adige..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published

Italians launch Unesco World Heritage bid for their beloved espresso [Video]Italians launch Unesco World Heritage bid for their beloved espresso

Two years ago, Italy was successful in having Naples’ very own iconic food recognised as part of the Unesco World’s intangible cultural heritage. Today the country wants to do the same with one of..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:45Published

AC Milan fans hit by Ibra fever [Video]AC Milan fans hit by Ibra fever

VIDEO SHOWS: AC MILAN STRIKER ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC LEAVING CASA MILAN, IBRAHIMOVIC GREETING FANS RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT SHOWS: MILAN, ITALY (JANUARY 3, 2020) (ESTE NEWS - ACCESS ALL) 1. AC MILAN

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:51Published

Ibrahimovic returns to Italy as final chapter looms [Video]Ibrahimovic returns to Italy as final chapter looms

Zlatan Ibrahimovic arrives in Italy for a medical before joining AC Milan for the second time.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:09Published

Italians dive into the icy waters of the Tiber River to celebrate the arrival of 2020 [Video]Italians dive into the icy waters of the Tiber River to celebrate the arrival of 2020

Amateur divers including 67-year-old Maurizio Palmulli brave the chilly waters of the River Tiber in Rome in the traditional New Year's Day event.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:28Published

Pope To Faithful: Put The Phones Away And Start Talking To Each Other [Video]Pope To Faithful: Put The Phones Away And Start Talking To Each Other

Pope Francis on Sunday urged people to talk to each other at mealtimes instead of using their mobile phones. According to Reuters, the Holy Father cited Jesus, Mary and Joseph as an example for..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Italy PM Giuseppe Conte warns of Russian and Turkish involvement in Libya [Video]Italy PM Giuseppe Conte warns of Russian and Turkish involvement in Libya

Conte also said his government will launch an ambitious programme to tackle tax evasion. amid a stagnant economy.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:45Published

Five Trips To Take In Europe Before You Die [Video]Five Trips To Take In Europe Before You Die

1. Lagos, Portugal has stunning beaches. 2. Amsterdam, Netherlands is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. 3. Santorini, Greece has views you will never forget. 4. Ibiza, Spain is known..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Lazio beat Juventus again to win Italian Supercup [Video]Lazio beat Juventus again to win Italian Supercup

Inzaghi happy with win, receives praise from Sarri

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:36Published

Italy's 'sardines' have bigger fish to fry [Video]Italy's 'sardines' have bigger fish to fry

They call themselves the sardines, and have taken to the streets of Italy in mass protets. We find out who they are and where they are heading.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:00Published

 

Italy allows migrant rescue boat to dock after days stranded at sea

A charity ship carrying hundreds of people rescued in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday it had received permission to dock in Italy as European governments tried to agree where the migrants should go.
Reuters - Published

Italy's Salvini loses 'aura of invincibility' in Emilia setback

Matteo Salvini's surprisingly clear defeat in a key regional election on Sunday brusquely halts what seemed an unstoppable rise for the Italian hard-right leader and disrupts his progress toward..
Reuters - Published

'He used to climb into the hoops': Kobe's Italian childhood home pays tribute

As Americans mourned NBA legend Kobe Bryant on Monday, fans in Italy remembered a lesser-known chapter in his life when he played in their streets as a boy while his father competed in the local..
Reuters - Published

Fall in support for Italy's 5-Star won't cause govt instability: PM

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday he did not believe that a slump in support for the coalition 5-Star Movement would lead to instability in his government.
Reuters - Published

Italy's Salvini loses key regional vote, in relief for government

Italy's right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini failed to overturn decades of leftist rule in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna on Sunday in an election that brought relief to the center-left and..
Reuters - Published

Italy's Salvini fails in bid to seize left's northern stronghold

Italy's right-wing leader Matteo Salvini failed in his effort to overturn decades of leftist rule in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna on Sunday in an election that brought huge relief to the..
Reuters - Published

Salvini faces setback in Italian regional election

The Italian far-right leader had focused heavily on campaigning in the Emilia-Romagna region.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Italy's center-left seen beating League in key regional vote: exit poll

Italy's center-left Democratic Party (PD) looked on course to beat Matteo Salvini's rightist League party in a closely watched election in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna, an exit poll said on..
Reuters - Published

Anti-Jewish graffiti sparks anger in Italy ahead of Holocaust day

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found scrawled on the door of the son of a Holocaust survivor in the northwestern Italian town of Mondovi on Friday, triggering outrage from politicians and rights groups.
Reuters - Published

New Atlantia CEO apologizes for bridge disaster, seeks talks with government

The new CEO of Italy's Atlantia signaled a fresh approach on Friday to the crisis caused by the deadly collapse of a bridge operated by its motorway arm in 2018, apologizing for the disaster and..
Reuters - Published

How Italy's far right is hoping to cause a political earthquake

Matteo Salvini is hoping to cause a political shock by winning a traditional stronghold of the left.
BBC News - Published

Italian PM Conte pulls out of Davos trip amid political turmoil

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte canceled a planned trip to the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos on Thursday, a day after the head of the co-governing 5 Star Movement resigned, piling..
Reuters - Published

Italy's Di Maio quits as 5-Star leader in blow to government

Luigi Di Maio stepped down on Wednesday as leader of Italy's co-governing 5-Star movement, as it seeks to stem a wave of defections that threatens the government's parliamentary majority.
Reuters - Published

Italy's Di Maio says resigns as head of 5-Star Movement

Luigi Di Maio stepped down on Wednesday as leader of Italy's co-ruling 5-Star Movement, in a move that underlines the deep divisions in the party and adds to uncertainty for the fractious governing..
Reuters - Published

Don't close ports to migrants, pope says after Salvini case

Pope Francis on Wednesday said politicians should not close ports to desperate migrants, speaking after a court got a green light to pursue an investigation of Matteo Salvini, Italy's anti-immigrant..
Reuters - Published

Italy's Di Maio has resigned as 5-Star leader: party source

Luigi Di Maio has resigned as leader of Italy's co-ruling 5-Star Movement, a party source said on Wednesday, underlining the deep divisions in the party and adding to uncertainty for the fractious..
Reuters - Published

Italy's PM says would respect Di Maio's decision to quit as 5-Star leader

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday that he would respect a decision by Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio if he were to decide to step down as leader of the co-ruling 5-Star Movement.
Reuters - Published

Italy's Di Maio to step down as leader of 5-star movement on Wednesday: source

Italy's Luigi di Maio will step down as leader of the co-ruling 5-Star Movement on Wednesday, a senior 5-Star source said.
Reuters - Published

Seeking path back to power, Salvini targets Italian left's fiefdom

In a country where governments have a life expectancy of barely a year, the northern Italian region of Emilia Romagna has been a beacon of stability, run non-stop by the left for almost 75 years.
Reuters - Published

Italy Senate panel says Salvini kidnapping probe should go ahead

An Italian Senate committee on Monday approved a court's request to pursue an investigation into far-right League leader Matteo Salvini, a move that could give rise to a trial for alleged kidnapping of..
Reuters - Published

Italian Sardines square off against Salvini ahead of crucial vote

The "Sardines" grassroots movement protesting against the populism of far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini staged a mass rally in the northern city of Bologna on Sunday ahead of a regional vote that..
Reuters - Published

Italy's constitutional court rejects League's bid to change electoral law

Italy's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a request by the hard-right League party to hold a referendum to introduce a first-past-the-post electoral system, triggering the ire of League chief..
Reuters - Published

Italy's upcoming regional vote will not decide future of government: paper

The results of an upcoming regional vote will not decide the future of Italy's national government and ruling parties will meet at the end of the month to set the executive's agenda, Prime Minister..
Reuters - Published

Italy's Prysmian says Western Link submarine power cable currently unavailable

The Western Link high-voltage submarine power cable between Scotland and England is currently unavailable after tripping on Friday, Italian cablemaker Prysmian, which built the link, said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Autostrade and Italian motorway lobby say highway tunnels are safe

The main Italian motorway lobby group AISCAT and Atlantia's toll road unit, Autostrade per l'Italia, said on Friday that highway tunnels in the country were safe, denying media reports that 200..
Reuters - Published

Romelu Lukaku: Outscoring Cristiano Ronaldo and leading Inter's title charge

Outscoring Cristiano Ronaldo and leading Inter's Serie A title challenge, former Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku is a player reborn in Italy.
BBC News - Published

Italian foreign policy flounders amidst Libyan blunders

Italy scrambled to salvage diplomatic credibility on Thursday after its bid to play a central role in resolving Libya's long-running conflict came off the rails, revealing failures at the heart of the..
Reuters - Published

Italy's 5-Star say fining Autostrade not a solution, concession must be revoked

Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement said on Thursday it did not consider a fine as a possible solution for Italian motorway operator Autostrade per l'Italia to avoid a revocation of its operating license..
Reuters - Published

Italy, Autostrade exploring ways to resolve concession stand-off: sources

The Italian government and Atlantia's motorway unit are exploring ways to break a stand-off over the group's road concession which some members of the ruling coalition want to revoke, two sources close..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: Stripping Italy's Atlantia of motorway concession may not be easy

Leading members of Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement have called for Atlantia's motorways unit to be stripped of its concession following the deadly 2018 collapse of a bridge it operated in the northern..
Reuters - Published

Libyan PM Serraj to meet Italian PM: Italian government source

The head of Libya's internationally recognized government Fayez al-Serraj will meet Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday evening, an Italian government source, said as efforts to agree a..
Reuters - Published

European powers condemn Turkish plans to send troops to Libya

The European Union's top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy condemned on Tuesday Turkey's plans to send military experts and trainers to Libya, saying foreign..
Reuters - Published

Italy's Di Maio says Europe must do more to help stabilize Libya

Libya poses a security risk to Europe that the European Union must address, Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday following a meeting with his British, French and German counterparts.
Reuters - Published

European powers to weigh Libya crisis in Brussels after calling off visit

The European Union's top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy planned to meet on Tuesday in Brussels to discuss Libya's crisis after postponing a trip to the..
Reuters - Published

EU, Italy, Britain, France, Germany to discuss Libya in Brussels on Tuesday

The European Union's top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy will meet on Tuesday afternoon in Brussels to discuss Libya, an EU spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

Italian teenagers force ambulance staff to treat friend

They forced hospital staff in Naples to attend a 16-year-old with a minor knee sprain, doctors say.
BBC News - Published

Italy PM says 'serious negligence' found in bridge collapse: paper

An investigation by Italy's transport ministry into the deadly collapse of a bridge operated by Atlantia has shown "serious and unforgivable acts of negligence", Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was..
Reuters - Published

Six German tourists killed by suspected drunk driver in Italy

Six German tourists were killed on Sunday after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a group of people in a town in northern Italy, police said.
Reuters - Published

Italy's Atlantia slips further into 'junk' status on concession risks

Italian infrastructure group Atlantia on Friday suffered its second debt downgrade in a month, slipping further into junk territory, as the government considers revoking the group's motorway concession..
Reuters - Published

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