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Venice Carnival wows thousands of revellers

The Flight of the Angel was a visual feast for the thousands of revellers at the carnival in Venice this year.

The Flight of the Angel was a visual feast for the thousands of revellers at the carnival in Venice this year.

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Former Italian PM Renzi steps down as Democratic Party leader

As expected Italy's former premier Matteo Renzi has resigned as leader of the Democratic Party in the hope that he can return to politics in a stronger position before an election is due early next ye

As expected Italy's former premier Matteo Renzi has resigned as leader of the Democratic Party in the hope that he can return to politics in a stronger position before an election is due early next ye

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EU casts doubt on British growth prospects amid Brexit uncertainty

An official EU forecast published on Monday said that Britain’s economic growth will slow over the next two years amid uncertainty that surrounds the country’s future relationship with the…

An official EU forecast published on Monday said that Britain’s economic growth will slow over the next two years amid uncertainty that surrounds the country’s future relationship with the…

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Venice Carnival begins in style

It is carnival time in Venice – and for flamboyant dressers, it is heaven on earth!

It is carnival time in Venice – and for flamboyant dressers, it is heaven on earth!

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Italy: Clashes at protest rally against far-right

Tension flared in Italy on Saturday on the fringe of a largely-peaceful demonstration against a meeting of European far-right political groups.

Tension flared in Italy on Saturday on the fringe of a largely-peaceful demonstration against a meeting of European far-right political groups.

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Italian students turn violent over turnstiles

There have been ugly scenes in Bologna in Italy after riot police and students clashed inside the city’s university for a second day.

There have been ugly scenes in Bologna in Italy after riot police and students clashed inside the city’s university for a second day.

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Italy and Tunisia to tackle terrorism and migration

The two countries strengthen ties to deal with common issues like terrorism, migrant-trafficking, tourism and energy

The two countries strengthen ties to deal with common issues like terrorism, migrant-trafficking, tourism and energy

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Italy's UniCredit selling 13 billion euros of new shares

Italy's biggest bank UniCredit is selling 13 billion euros of new shares to rebuild its capital reserves following writedowns on bad loans.

Italy's biggest bank UniCredit is selling 13 billion euros of new shares to rebuild its capital reserves following writedowns on bad loans.

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Pope Francis targeted by hate campaign

Posters have appeared around Rome accusing the Pontiff of attacking conservative Catholics. The signs, which were quickly covered up by the authorities, were put up by mystery activists during the nig

Posters have appeared around Rome accusing the Pontiff of attacking conservative Catholics. The signs, which were quickly covered up by the authorities, were put up by mystery activists during the nig

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Migrant arrivals in Italy and Turkey

Exhausted migrants being rescued at sea and others arriving in Lampedusa, Italy and Ayvacik, Turkey this weekend.

Exhausted migrants being rescued at sea and others arriving in Lampedusa, Italy and Ayvacik, Turkey this weekend.

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Former Italian rail bosses convicted over 2009 disaster

Mauro Moretti and Michele Mario Elia were convicted over the derailment and explosion of a freight train carrying liquid petroleum gas through the Tuscan town of Viareggio in 2009.

Mauro Moretti and Michele Mario Elia were convicted over the derailment and explosion of a freight train carrying liquid petroleum gas through the Tuscan town of Viareggio in 2009.

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1000 refugees plucked from the Mediterranean

An Italian coast guard ship, the Spanish humanitarian group Proactiva Open Arms and a Caribbean-registered supply vessel went to the aid of six rubber dinghies and three wooden vessels.

An Italian coast guard ship, the Spanish humanitarian group Proactiva Open Arms and a Caribbean-registered supply vessel went to the aid of six rubber dinghies and three wooden vessels.

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And also....zoo urges deadly spider donation, the Vatican condom row, and the New Year girlfriend hiring app

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Help us by catching deadly spiders,

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Help us by catching deadly spiders,

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Italy: 'FBI join police' in 'Ndrangheta crackdown

More than 30 people have been arrested in a probe into the business interests of the ‘Ndrangheta, the organised crime group based in the southern Calabria region of…

More than 30 people have been arrested in a probe into the business interests of the ‘Ndrangheta, the organised crime group based in the southern Calabria region of…

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Italy: Calls for immediate election after court ruling

Italy’s Constitutional Court has modified a contested electoral law, in a move that could pave the way for early elections this year.

Italy’s Constitutional Court has modified a contested electoral law, in a move that could pave the way for early elections this year.