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Alitalia workers reject rescue plan

Two thirds of Alitalia's workers have voted to reject a management restructuring plan. The loss-making airline is set to run out of cash in weeks.

Two thirds of Alitalia's workers have voted to reject a management restructuring plan. The loss-making airline is set to run out of cash in weeks.

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Freed journalist returns to Italy

Gabriele del Grande was detained in Turkey two weeks ago while doing research for a book He has been released and has flown straight back to Italy.

Gabriele del Grande was detained in Turkey two weeks ago while doing research for a book He has been released and has flown straight back to Italy.

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Italy donates boats to Libya in effort to fight human trafficking

The Italian Coast Guard has donated two rescue boats to its Libyan counterpart as part of an agreement to fight the trafficking of migrants across the…

The Italian Coast Guard has donated two rescue boats to its Libyan counterpart as part of an agreement to fight the trafficking of migrants across the…

Business

Alitalia workers vote on last-chance rescue plan

Alitalia's workers are voting on a make-or-break deal over job and pay cuts. If they reject it, the loss-making Italian airline will run out of money.

Alitalia's workers are voting on a make-or-break deal over job and pay cuts. If they reject it, the loss-making Italian airline will run out of money.

Science_technology

Looking at Earth as a planet

What defines Earth as a planet? We're visit a Roman aqueduct and a satellite control centre to find out in this episode of Space.

What defines Earth as a planet? We're visit a Roman aqueduct and a satellite control centre to find out in this episode of Space.

Science_technology

Takeaway: Zero waste from green waste

This flower pot is made with a new bioplastic Instead of oil, it is made with waste from the legume industry Vegetal proteins and fibers are extracted and mixed with biopolymer This eco-friendly mater

This flower pot is made with a new bioplastic Instead of oil, it is made with waste from the legume industry Vegetal proteins and fibers are extracted and mixed with biopolymer This eco-friendly mater

News

World's Oldest Person dies aged 117

The world’s oldest person, Emma Morano has died at her home in Italy aged 117.

The world’s oldest person, Emma Morano has died at her home in Italy aged 117.

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Good Friday: Pope leads 'Way of the Cross' service at Colosseum

Pope Francis raised the themes of shame and hope as he led the traditional ‘Way of the Cross’ service at Rome’s Colosseum, late on Good Friday.

Pope Francis raised the themes of shame and hope as he led the traditional ‘Way of the Cross’ service at Rome’s Colosseum, late on Good Friday.

Sport

AC Milan seek rebirth with Chinese investment

Both clubs in the Italian city of Milan now belong to Chinese investors and mastermind of the AC Milan sale Yonghong Li has met the Italian press alongside CEO Marco Fassone.

Both clubs in the Italian city of Milan now belong to Chinese investors and mastermind of the AC Milan sale Yonghong Li has met the Italian press alongside CEO Marco Fassone.

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Syria: G7 rejects fresh sanction plan as Tillerson flies to Moscow

Turkey's health minister is quoted as saying traces of sarin gas have been found on the bodies of those who died in Khan Sheikhoun last week.

Turkey's health minister is quoted as saying traces of sarin gas have been found on the bodies of those who died in Khan Sheikhoun last week.

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Violent clashes at G7 in Italy

Police wielding batons managed to push the protesters back. Italian media are reporting that five or six police officers were slightly injured during the scuffles.

Police wielding batons managed to push the protesters back. Italian media are reporting that five or six police officers were slightly injured during the scuffles.

Business

It is rocket science: Avio launches on Milan stock exchange

Italian rocket engine maker Avio launches its shares on the Milan exchange, raising money to better compete against rivals SpaceX and Blue Origin.

Italian rocket engine maker Avio launches its shares on the Milan exchange, raising money to better compete against rivals SpaceX and Blue Origin.

Science_technology

Robots to the rescue in post-disaster recovery

European research project TRADR has allowed scientists and firefighters to use ground robots and drones to assist in post-disaster rehabilitation.

European research project TRADR has allowed scientists and firefighters to use ground robots and drones to assist in post-disaster rehabilitation.

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Berlusconi features in vegetarian video campaign and 'saves' five lambs

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has angered Italy’s meat industry by featuring in a campaign run by the Italian League in Defence of Animals, urging people to “choose a vegetarian…

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has angered Italy’s meat industry by featuring in a campaign run by the Italian League in Defence of Animals, urging people to “choose a vegetarian…

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Genoa G8: police admits brutality, compensation agreed

Some 16 years after anti-globalisation protests broke out in Genoa, Italy has admitted its responsibility for police brutality and has agreed to pay 45,000 euros each to six people for moral and mater

Some 16 years after anti-globalisation protests broke out in Genoa, Italy has admitted its responsibility for police brutality and has agreed to pay 45,000 euros each to six people for moral and mater

Nocomment

Hundreds rescued in the Mediterranean sea

Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.

Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.

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Italian high court makes stinky cooking a crime

Italy's Court of Cassation this week upheld a ruling criminalising strong cooking odours and even branded the legal term: “olfactory molestation”

Italy's Court of Cassation this week upheld a ruling criminalising strong cooking odours and even branded the legal term: “olfactory molestation”

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Mafia expert Roberto Saviano: European Leaders won't admit to Mafia

Anti-mafia author and journalist Roberto Saviano explains why he believes the UK is the most corrupt country on earth and why politicians across Europe are not prepared to tackle money laundering and

Anti-mafia author and journalist Roberto Saviano explains why he believes the UK is the most corrupt country on earth and why politicians across Europe are not prepared to tackle money laundering and