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Stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian police

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

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Dean and Dan and Marni in Milan

Sibling designers Dean and Dan Caten presented their new Dsquared2 spring/summer 2017 collection at Milan Fashion Week.

Sibling designers Dean and Dan Caten presented their new Dsquared2 spring/summer 2017 collection at Milan Fashion Week.

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Italy sets date for crucial referendum on Senate's future

Italy is to hold a referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 – a ballot that may decide the fate of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Italy is to hold a referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 – a ballot that may decide the fate of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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Venice canal comes to life amid noisy protest against large cruise ships

Venice was the scene of a colourful and noisy protest on Sunday as a small armada of boats turned out to draw attention to large cruise ships which are allowed to pass through the Italian city’s…

Venice was the scene of a colourful and noisy protest on Sunday as a small armada of boats turned out to draw attention to large cruise ships which are allowed to pass through the Italian city’s…

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Unions ground Alitalia flights from Rome's Fiumicino airport

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

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An old technology revisited to save lives at sea

Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi

Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi

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Hundreds gather to honour Ciampi

The former president, prime minister and central bank governor of Italy played a key role in guiding the country into the European single currency. His funeral will be held on Monday.

The former president, prime minister and central bank governor of Italy played a key role in guiding the country into the European single currency. His funeral will be held on Monday.

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US pay drone strike victim's family

The US government has paid over €1 million to the family of a 37 year-old Italian aid worker who was killed by a US drone attack whilst being held hostage in…

The US government has paid over €1 million to the family of a 37 year-old Italian aid worker who was killed by a US drone attack whilst being held hostage in…

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Fears online sex tape shame prompted suicide

An Italian woman who was subjected to online abuse after an explicit video of her went viral has killed herself.

An Italian woman who was subjected to online abuse after an explicit video of her went viral has killed herself.

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Clashes in Naples over Italian PM visit

Clashes broke out on Monday night (Sept 12) in Naples between police and protesters demonstrating against a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Clashes broke out on Monday night (Sept 12) in Naples between police and protesters demonstrating against a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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No longer Charlie: Amatrice to sue Charlie Hebdo over cartoon

Amatrice Town Council has filed a petition against French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo for ‘aggravated defamation’ after it published a cartoon showing the victims of last month’s earthquake in I

Amatrice Town Council has filed a petition against French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo for ‘aggravated defamation’ after it published a cartoon showing the victims of last month’s earthquake in I

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Mayhem mounts for Rome's new mayor after losing another top aide

She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day.

She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day.

Culture

Natalie Portman is Jackie Kennedy in Venice

Natalie Portman’s latest movie ‘Jackie’ is among 20 competing for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

Natalie Portman’s latest movie ‘Jackie’ is among 20 competing for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

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Robots plot quake damage in Amatrice

Italian firefighters are using drones and robots in quake-destroyed buildings in central Italy, to avoid the need for emergency crews to go into unstable…

Italian firefighters are using drones and robots in quake-destroyed buildings in central Italy, to avoid the need for emergency crews to go into unstable…

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Meet the creators of 21st-century cathedrals

Modern-day Sagrada Familia It is a modern-day Sagrada Familia that has been taking shape for more than half a century in the small town of Mejorada del Campo, on the outskirts of…

Modern-day Sagrada Familia It is a modern-day Sagrada Familia that has been taking shape for more than half a century in the small town of Mejorada del Campo, on the outskirts of…

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Fewer migrants crossing the Med to Europe but more dying - IOM

New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…

New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…