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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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Turkish authorities free Italian journalist

Gabriele del Grande had been held without charge in this prison since being arrested on April 9th.

Gabriele del Grande had been held without charge in this prison since being arrested on April 9th.

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Calls to free Italian writer Gabriele Del Grande held in Turkey

A demonstration has been held in Rome for the release of an Italian journalist and human rights activist arrested in detained in Turkey.

A demonstration has been held in Rome for the release of an Italian journalist and human rights activist arrested in detained in Turkey.

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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.

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Italian journalist held in Turkey goes on hunger strike

An Italian journalist has gone on hunger strike in Turkey after over a week in detention without charge or access to legal representation.

An Italian journalist has gone on hunger strike in Turkey after over a week in detention without charge or access to legal representation.

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.

Business

Less wine, more money

Less wine was produced around the world last year the International Organisation of Vine and Wine says, but the value of sales rose.

Less wine was produced around the world last year the International Organisation of Vine and Wine says, but the value of sales rose.

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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.

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.