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"More Europe, a better Europe"

Eu leaders have gathered in Rome to hail six decades of peace and prosperity and pledge to deepen a unity frayed by regional and global crises.

Eu leaders have gathered in Rome to hail six decades of peace and prosperity and pledge to deepen a unity frayed by regional and global crises.

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EU leaders sign Rome Declaration at milestone moment

Sixty years after the EU’s founding treaty, leaders have signed the Rome Declaration during anniversary events in the Italian city.

Sixty years after the EU’s founding treaty, leaders have signed the Rome Declaration during anniversary events in the Italian city.

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EU leaders sign new declaration marking 60 years since the Treaty of Rome

The Union's 27 national leaders have gathered in the Campidoglio palace in the Italian capital where the six founding states signed the Treaty of Rome on March 25, 1957.

The Union's 27 national leaders have gathered in the Campidoglio palace in the Italian capital where the six founding states signed the Treaty of Rome on March 25, 1957.

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Italian capital prepares to celebrate Treaty of Rome

The Italian capital has been putting the finishing touches as the city prepares to mark 60 years since the signing of the Treaty of Rome.

The Italian capital has been putting the finishing touches as the city prepares to mark 60 years since the signing of the Treaty of Rome.

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Italians lose love for EU

Rome may be at the heart of events marking the 60th anniversary of the EU’s founding treaty, but it is here that euroscepticism is growing.

Rome may be at the heart of events marking the 60th anniversary of the EU’s founding treaty, but it is here that euroscepticism is growing.

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Business opportunities with the Dual-use trend

This episode of Business Planet comes from Sicily and looks at the Dual-use trend and the tremendous opportunities it can present.

This episode of Business Planet comes from Sicily and looks at the Dual-use trend and the tremendous opportunities it can present.

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Europe sets sights on supercomputer future

Ministers from seven European countries have signed a declaration in Rome, as they set their sights on seizing a share of the supercomputer future.

Ministers from seven European countries have signed a declaration in Rome, as they set their sights on seizing a share of the supercomputer future.

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Watch: Cheeky little girl snatches Pope's skullcap

A little girl got a laugh from the Pope and the nearby crowd in Rome on Wednesday (March 22) when she grabbed the skull cap from off his head as he bent down to kiss…

A little girl got a laugh from the Pope and the nearby crowd in Rome on Wednesday (March 22) when she grabbed the skull cap from off his head as he bent down to kiss…

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The Armenian Island of Venice

The Armenian presence in Europe stretches from London to Larnaca, Lisbon to Lviv; the Armenian Catholic Mkhitarian Congregation is among the most impactful examples of that legacy and this year marks

The Armenian presence in Europe stretches from London to Larnaca, Lisbon to Lviv; the Armenian Catholic Mkhitarian Congregation is among the most impactful examples of that legacy and this year marks

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Libya is promised money and equipment to help fight the people smugglers

Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki

Italy has hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries, including Germany and France, to strengthen support for last month's agreement to help Libya fight human trafficki

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BBC team among ten hurt in Mount Etna explosion

Ten people have been injured by a volcano blast at Mount Etna, as magma flowing into snow caused a violent eruption, sending rocks flying through the air.

Ten people have been injured by a volcano blast at Mount Etna, as magma flowing into snow caused a violent eruption, sending rocks flying through the air.

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Return of Renzi - Italy's ex-PM launches comeback

Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi is attempting a political comeback by launching a bid to recapture the leadership of the centre-left Democratic party…

Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi is attempting a political comeback by launching a bid to recapture the leadership of the centre-left Democratic party…

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Naples protests against campaign visit by Northern League leader

Once the Northen League criticised southern Italians in language as fierce as they now use against immigrants, but now it wants southern Italian votes it has come to campaign in Naples. No thanks, say

Once the Northen League criticised southern Italians in language as fierce as they now use against immigrants, but now it wants southern Italian votes it has come to campaign in Naples. No thanks, say

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Italian farmers use sheep to protest

Italian farmers brought sheep to the streets of Rome as they protested the delays in reconstruction which is leading to further losses in livestock.

Italian farmers brought sheep to the streets of Rome as they protested the delays in reconstruction which is leading to further losses in livestock.

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More than a thousand migrants rescued in one day from the Mediterranean

Around 900 migrants have been rescued from flimsy boats in the Mediterranean. Coastguards says at one point, 10 separate search and rescue operations were underway.

Around 900 migrants have been rescued from flimsy boats in the Mediterranean. Coastguards says at one point, 10 separate search and rescue operations were underway.

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Etna lights up Sicilian sky

Sicily’s Mount Etna continued erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show.

Sicily’s Mount Etna continued erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show.