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Desperate search for survivors of avalanche-hit hotel in Italy continues into the night

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

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Italy: rescue teams hampered by heavy snowfall

Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.

Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.

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Armani boosts young designers

Models applied the finishing touches and prepared for the fashion runway.

Models applied the finishing touches and prepared for the fashion runway.

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30 missing in hotel buried by avalanche in Italy

A full-scale operation is underway after a hotel was buried by an avalanche on Wednesday. More than 20 guests and ten staff are missing at the Hotel Rigopiano in the village of Farindola. Rescuers say

A full-scale operation is underway after a hotel was buried by an avalanche on Wednesday. More than 20 guests and ten staff are missing at the Hotel Rigopiano in the village of Farindola. Rescuers say

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Italy earthquakes: 'the situation is critical', geologist tells euronews

Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…

Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…

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Multiple earthquakes hit central Italy

Multiple earthquakes rock the same area of central Italy devastated by last year's tremors.

Multiple earthquakes rock the same area of central Italy devastated by last year's tremors.

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Robert Wilson lights up the Panza Collection at its home near Milan

The Panza collection is one of Europe's most important post-war treasure troves of art, and American artist Robert Wilson has been called in to light the pieces in a show at the collection's home, the

The Panza collection is one of Europe's most important post-war treasure troves of art, and American artist Robert Wilson has been called in to light the pieces in a show at the collection's home, the

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Quake survivors in central Italy protest over lack of help

Residents gathered in Accumoli to complain that not enough has been done to help them with cleaning up operations and reconstruction

Residents gathered in Accumoli to complain that not enough has been done to help them with cleaning up operations and reconstruction

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Clashes between police and refugees in Florence

There have been scuffles between Somali refugees and police outside the office of regional authorities in Florence.

There have been scuffles between Somali refugees and police outside the office of regional authorities in Florence.

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See Italy's first capsule hotel

Rooms are 4 metres square and cost 8 euros an hour - or 25 for a whole night.

Rooms are 4 metres square and cost 8 euros an hour - or 25 for a whole night.

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Bawling babies get breastfed in the Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis has baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel, telling their mothers to feel free to breastfeed them if they cried.

Pope Francis has baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel, telling their mothers to feel free to breastfeed them if they cried.

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Pope comforts survivors of Italy's earthquakes

During an audience of 800, the Pope listened attentively to survivor accounts and promised a fresh visit, as the region continues to be battered by aftershocks

During an audience of 800, the Pope listened attentively to survivor accounts and promised a fresh visit, as the region continues to be battered by aftershocks

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Quake-damaged Norcia Basilica is made safe

Fireman have erected a second protective metal cage to support the facade of Norcia Basilica in central Italy.

Fireman have erected a second protective metal cage to support the facade of Norcia Basilica in central Italy.

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The Italian laboratory restoring the films of Charlie Chaplin

Eighty years after Charlie Chaplin made the movie classic ‘Modern Times’, the great clown’s movies are being restored at a laboratory in northern Italy.

Eighty years after Charlie Chaplin made the movie classic ‘Modern Times’, the great clown’s movies are being restored at a laboratory in northern Italy.

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Calm restored after riot at migrant reception centre in Italy

The unrest in Conetta comes amid signs that Italy is toughening its stance on migrants, with more deportations and an increased number of reception centres.

The unrest in Conetta comes amid signs that Italy is toughening its stance on migrants, with more deportations and an increased number of reception centres.