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#Italy

# italy - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean Italy's Coastguard

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean

A look into the world of the Italian coastguard during testing times.

# italy - Sunday 18 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale Aftershocks

The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale

A month after the quakes, the Fausti family managed to get itself up and running again – but it was no easy task.

# italy - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Skipper of migrant boat which sank killing up to 900 found guilty The Crossing

# italy - Sunday 11 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italy has a new Prime Minister - an opera-loving nobleman Capo Di Tutti Capi

Italy has a new Prime Minister - an opera-loving nobleman

Paolo Gentiloni has been asked by President Sergio Mattarella to form a new government.

# italy - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italian president asks Renzi to stick around until a budget is passed Final Task

Italian president asks Renzi to stick around until a budget is passed

Renzi resigned after a voters rejected his constitutional reform proposals in a referendum on Sunday.

# italy - Monday 5 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat Matteo Renzi

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

# italy - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Is this Italian about to deliver another bloody nose to establishment politics? The Brexit Effect

Explainer: Is this Italian about to deliver another bloody nose to establishment politics?

Beppe Grillo’s opposition to a crucial referendum could spell the end for the current Prime Minister.

# italy - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The last person alive born in the 1800s celebrates her birthday today Eggs And Cookies

The last person alive born in the 1800s celebrates her birthday today

Emma Morano, the oldest person in the world, has turned 117. She has lived alone since leaving an abusive husband in 1938.

# italy - Monday 21 November, 2016

Springbok coach Coetzee points to 'unique challenges' with end of torrid tour in sight

The pressure is on Coetzee after defeat to Italy.

# italy - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Forza O'Shea! Italy dig deep to stun Springboks

Tries from Habana and DeAllende inside the first 16 minutes were not enough of a cushion for a shabby South Africa outfit.

# italy - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson's 'Prosecco' warning hasn't gone down too well in Europe Cripes

Boris Johnson's 'Prosecco' warning hasn't gone down too well in Europe

Italy responded by saying Britain risks losing out on fish and chips exports to 27 countries.

# italy - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Gareth Southgate's England denied victory by two late Spain goals at Wembley Spanish Lesson This post contains videos

Gareth Southgate's England denied victory by two late Spain goals at Wembley

Former Liverpool player Iago Aspas scored in the 89th minute before Isco levelled with practically the last kick of the game.

# italy - Thursday 10 November, 2016

12 changes to All Black side following Ireland defeat

New Zealand have named a much-changed team for their Test against Italy in Rome.

# italy - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italian priest claims deadly earthquakes are "divine punishment" for gay unions Vengeful God

Italian priest claims deadly earthquakes are "divine punishment" for gay unions

The Vatican has rebuked the controversial Father Giovanni Cavalcoli for his comments.

# italy - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean Libya

Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean

Many of those who sailed today from Libya are believed to have been forced to do so at gunpoint.

From TheJournal.ie Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report Hotspot

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

# italy - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Jamie Heaslip's score against Italy shortlisted for Try of the Year Awards Season This post contains videos

Jamie Heaslip's score against Italy shortlisted for Try of the Year

The number eight’s effort is up against tries by Japan’s Kaito Shigeno and New Zealand’s TJ Perenara.

# italy - Monday 31 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years Destruction

"I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years

Experts said it was remarkable that the quake had not resulted in any more fatalities.

# italy - Sunday 30 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years Italy

14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years

There were several people injured, but there have been no reports of fatalities.

# italy - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Like bombs were falling": Dozens injured as two earthquakes strike Italy Rescue Effort

"Like bombs were falling": Dozens injured as two earthquakes strike Italy

The quakes struck two months after a devastating tremor killed nearly 300 in the same region.

# italy - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two separate earthquakes within two hours hit central Italy Earthquake

Two separate earthquakes within two hours hit central Italy

Quakes measuring 5.4 and 6.1 struck the same area of Italy where 298 people died in August of this year.

# italy - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Steve Hansen names his All Blacks squad for November Tests

Kieran Read captains the 36-man squad.

# italy - Friday 14 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis has opened up his summer holiday home to tourists because he's not using it much Cribs

# italy - Thursday 6 October, 2016

De Rossi penalty spares Buffon's blushes in Turin Italian Job Half-done This post contains videos

De Rossi penalty spares Buffon's blushes in Turin

After Gianluigi Buffon’s error gifted Spain the lead in Turin, Daniele De Rossi salvaged a draw for Italy from the penalty spot.

# italy - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake Disaster

Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake

Vatican spokesman Greg Burke tweeted pictures of the pope greeting youngsters and shaking hands with a visibly-moved middle-aged man.

# italy - Saturday 1 October, 2016

In-form Mario Balotelli misses out on Italy recall

Balotelli, Simone Zaza and Lorenzo Insigne are the biggest names to miss out on Giampiero Ventura’s Italy squad.

# italy - Friday 30 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum Post-Impressionist

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum

The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.

# italy - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute Rome

Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute

The man has been ordered to buy the teenage girl 30 books “on the theme of women’s dignity”.

# italy - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Promising Kelleher back for Connacht as Lam shuffles the deck

The western province are looking for their first win of the season against Zebre this evening.

# italy - Friday 16 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italian woman dies by suicide after video of her having sex goes viral Tiziana Cantone

Italian woman dies by suicide after video of her having sex goes viral

Tiziana Cantone’s death has sparked a debate in Italy about online privacy.

# italy - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Italian village to sue Charlie Hebdo over "tactless" earthquake cartoons Amatrice

Italian village to sue Charlie Hebdo over "tactless" earthquake cartoons

A series of cartoons depicting Italians crushed under plates of pasta appeared in the French satirical weekly following last month’s earthquake which killed nearly 300 people.

# italy - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These Italian villagers are routinely living to over 100 years old, and it's all down to hormones Hardy Bucks

These Italian villagers are routinely living to over 100 years old, and it's all down to hormones

And possibly sex too. Sexual activity among the villagers is apparently “rampant”.

# italy - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie LÉ James Joyce helps to rescue almost 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya Migrant Crisis

LÉ James Joyce helps to rescue almost 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya

The rescue, which took place 40 nautical miles north-east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, (about 75 miles, or a third of the way to Malta) followed a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination Centre.

From TheJournal.ie The race for the €13 billion: Spain, Austria and Italy chase a slice of the Apple pie Illegal State Aid

The race for the €13 billion: Spain, Austria and Italy chase a slice of the Apple pie

Heavily-indebted Spain, which is under threat of an EU fine for breaking spending rules, said it was urgently seeking how much Apple may have denied Spanish taxpayers.

# italy - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Miracle dog' Romeo pulled from rubble nine days after earthquake struck Golden Survivor This post contains videos

'Miracle dog' Romeo pulled from rubble nine days after earthquake struck

No human survivors have been found since 24 August.

# italy - Friday 2 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo have drawn cartoons featuring Italy's earthquake victims as lasagne Amatrice

Charlie Hebdo have drawn cartoons featuring Italy's earthquake victims as lasagne

“The drawings are repugnant,” said Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando, as furious reactions began flooding social media sites.

# italy - Thursday 1 September, 2016

17-year-old AC Milan goalkeeper makes debut as Italy lose their first match under new manager

But it was back to winning ways for France in the 3-1 win.

# italy - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea Mediterranean

Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea

Nearly 6,500 people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea on Monday.

# italy - Monday 29 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean

In one case, it successfully located and rescued 165 migrants from wooden and rubber vessels off the coast of Libya.

# italy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake Italy

'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake

Italy’s head of state earlier paid tribute to the “extraordinary effort” of more than 4,000 rescue professionals and volunteers who helped with the rescue effort.