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Roma forced to flee violent mob in Ukraine village

In Ukraine, around a dozen Roma families have reportedly been forced to flee for their lives after locals in a small village in the region of Odessa turned…

In Ukraine, around a dozen Roma families have reportedly been forced to flee for their lives after locals in a small village in the region of Odessa turned…

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Colosseum makeover gets the thumbs up from Italian PM Renzi

Italy has portrayed the latest phase of the restoration of Rome's Colosseum as the standard bearer for the protection of the country's vast cultural heritage.

Italy has portrayed the latest phase of the restoration of Rome's Colosseum as the standard bearer for the protection of the country's vast cultural heritage.

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Rome's newest metro station will incorporate newly discovered ruins

The Italian city of Rome is to open its first archaeological metro station. Ancient Roman ruins and mosaics have been discovered during work on the

The Italian city of Rome is to open its first archaeological metro station. Ancient Roman ruins and mosaics have been discovered during work on the

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Oscar-contender explores Roma enslavement

This week Cinema Box is bringing you the latest movie by Romanian director Radu Jude. ‘Aferim’ is at once a black comedy, a Western and a historical

This week Cinema Box is bringing you the latest movie by Romanian director Radu Jude. ‘Aferim’ is at once a black comedy, a Western and a historical

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Juventus beat Lazio to lift Italian Super Cup

Second half goals from Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala secured Juventus a 2-0 victory over Lazio in the Italian Super Cup in Shanghai. Juventus have

Second half goals from Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala secured Juventus a 2-0 victory over Lazio in the Italian Super Cup in Shanghai. Juventus have

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Rome promises a sustainable Olympics if chosen as 2024 host

Rome will host a sustainable Games which makes use of existing venues should the city be successful in its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, officials

Rome will host a sustainable Games which makes use of existing venues should the city be successful in its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, officials

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Flights resume at Rome's Fuimicino airport after fire forces shutdown

Rome’s main Fiumicino airport has re-opened after being closed for 12 hours by a fire that badly damaged the main international terminal. Despite

Rome’s main Fiumicino airport has re-opened after being closed for 12 hours by a fire that badly damaged the main international terminal. Despite

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Croatia marks International Roma Day

Representatives of Croatia’s Roma community have marked International Roma Day by meeting with the country’s president. Time for action to fight

Representatives of Croatia’s Roma community have marked International Roma Day by meeting with the country’s president. Time for action to fight

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You'll be moved by "Spartacus and Cassandra"

Our film of the week is “Spartacus and Cassandra”, an original and moving documentary about the lives of two Roma children in France. Spartacus and

Our film of the week is “Spartacus and Cassandra”, an original and moving documentary about the lives of two Roma children in France. Spartacus and

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Roma remember victims of the Nazi genocide

More than a thousand representatives of Roma people from 25 countries have taken part in a ceremony commemorating those who lost their lives during

More than a thousand representatives of Roma people from 25 countries have taken part in a ceremony commemorating those who lost their lives during

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Hidirellez Festival wants UNESCO protection

Every year in early May, people all over Turkey celebrate Hidirellez. One of the biggest and best festivals is in Edirne, close to the borders with

Every year in early May, people all over Turkey celebrate Hidirellez. One of the biggest and best festivals is in Edirne, close to the borders with

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Racism in Europe at its worst since the 1980s - claim

Racism in Europe is the worst it has been for more than a generation, it’s been claimed. The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) said there was

Racism in Europe is the worst it has been for more than a generation, it’s been claimed. The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) said there was

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Three injured in clashes ahead of Italian Cup final

The Coppa Italia Final between Serie A rivals Napoli and Fiorentina was delayed on Saturday evening following clashes before the game at the Olympic

The Coppa Italia Final between Serie A rivals Napoli and Fiorentina was delayed on Saturday evening following clashes before the game at the Olympic

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First Roma TV channel launched in Romania

In a first for Romania, a television station dedicated exclusively to the Roma community has been launched. Available online now, the plan is for

In a first for Romania, a television station dedicated exclusively to the Roma community has been launched. Available online now, the plan is for

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French police evict 800 Roma people from camp in Paris

A Roma community has been evicted from one the largest camps in France. The settlement in St-Ouen, St-Denis in Paris, which was home to 800 people

A Roma community has been evicted from one the largest camps in France. The settlement in St-Ouen, St-Denis in Paris, which was home to 800 people

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Roma couple in Bulgaria are biological parents of Maria

DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple are the biological parents of mystery blond girl Maria who was found at a Roma settlement in

DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple are the biological parents of mystery blond girl Maria who was found at a Roma settlement in

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Another mystery girl found with Roma family

Police in Ireland have removed a seven-year-old child from a Roma family in Dublin. The blond-haired, blue-eyed girl was found living with a Roma

Police in Ireland have removed a seven-year-old child from a Roma family in Dublin. The blond-haired, blue-eyed girl was found living with a Roma

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More protests in France over expulsion of asylum seekers

Amid cries of “education for all” and “support for Leonarda”, protests will continue today over the expulsions from France of several

Amid cries of “education for all” and “support for Leonarda”, protests will continue today over the expulsions from France of several

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France: political outcry over expulsion of a Kosovar schoolgirl

A week ago Leonarda was a 15 year-old schoolgirl in rural France. Now she’s sleeping on park benches and can’t attend school at all in her native

A week ago Leonarda was a 15 year-old schoolgirl in rural France. Now she’s sleeping on park benches and can’t attend school at all in her native

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Slovak mayor rejects 'anti-Roma' wall accusations

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of

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Italian police arrest over 100 in anti-mafia operation

Around 50 people, including politicians and lawyers, have been arrested in Rome in what is being described as the largest ever crackdown on the mafia

Around 50 people, including politicians and lawyers, have been arrested in Rome in what is being described as the largest ever crackdown on the mafia

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New mayor of Rome a boost for Italy's centre-left

A former transplant surgeon has been elected as the new mayor of Rome. Ignazio Marino, who had a distinguished medical career before becoming a

A former transplant surgeon has been elected as the new mayor of Rome. Ignazio Marino, who had a distinguished medical career before becoming a

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Lyon Roma squat fire kills 3

Two women and a 12-year-old child are dead following a fire at a squat in Lyon where Roma people had been living. Around 200 Roma gypsies had made

Two women and a 12-year-old child are dead following a fire at a squat in Lyon where Roma people had been living. Around 200 Roma gypsies had made