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WATCH: Dramatic footage of man clinging to outer shelf as flames rage from his room

2019-05-23 19:36

A young man was forced to escape from his room and seek safety on a cornice when a fire ripped through his building in Rome.

SA racers star across the globe

2019-04-15 11:32

South African motorsport personalities starred in international and regional racing over the past weekend with action as far afield as Italy, Texas, Morroco, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

F1: Monza in 'difficult' negotiations with Libery Media

2019-04-10 10:26

The Italian grand prix is locked in "complicated and difficult" negotiations with Liberty Media over the future of Monza's Formula 1 race.

MUST WATCH: Firefighter rescues puppy from well

2019-04-02 10:56

A firefighter from Italy's Vigili del Fuoco climbs down a well in the town of Petralia Sottana in Sicily to rescue puppy that had fallen into a well.

'Desperate' situation off Libya as rescued refugees 'hijack' ship

2019-03-28 10:23

Concern mounts after Italy vows to keep tanker allegedly hijacked by rescued refugees and migrants out of territorial waters.

UPDATE: Driver abducts children, sets bus ablaze in Italy

2019-03-20 15:19

A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 schoolchildren and their chaperones and took them on an hour-long drive, then set the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a Carabinieri blockade, officials said.

'Too ugly to be raped': All-female court panel finds woman 'too masculine' to be credible

2019-03-13 19:38

Italy's Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict on the grounds that the victim was too ugly to be a credible rape victim.

WATCH: Italians have massive fruit fight in annual Battle of the Oranges

2019-03-04 21:31

Italians in Ivrea used around 500 tonnes of oranges in the battle.

WATCH: Strong winds kills at least three people in Italy

2019-02-24 14:08

Gale force winds have caused havoc along the Adriatic coastline as a wall collapsed killing two people and a tree toppled onto a car.

France sending ambassador back to Italy following spat

2019-02-16 11:09

France is sending its ambassador back to Italy after the allies' biggest diplomatic dispute since World War II.

 

WATCH: Italian man claims €137,000 in benefits by faking disability for over 10 years

2019-04-15 19:44

An Italian man has been arrested by police for fraud after falsely claiming €137,000 in benefits by pretending to be disabled.

WATCH: Young Italian female architect restores ageing Fiats by reading Internet forums

2019-04-11 09:12

This 23-year-old architect has just completely restored a Fiat 500, thanks simply to books and what she calls "1990s-style" Internet forums.

Former Ferrari boss plays down Schumacher hype

2019-04-05 08:16

A former Ferrari team boss has dismissed the hype surrounding Mick Schumacher.

WATCH: Cow rescued after falling down cliff

2019-04-01 21:03

A cow has been rescued by Italian firefiighters after slipping down a cliff in Sardinia.

Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

2019-03-25 05:13

Italian media are reporting that an infant boy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home.

What happened in Oz!? 5 theories to explain Ferrari's F1 crisis

2019-03-19 09:48

Elements of the Italian media are wondering if Ferrari's 2019 title hopes have collapsed after just a single race.

Rossi turns tiny Italian town into MotoGP Mecca

2019-03-07 08:13

Tavullia, once just a sleepy town in the rolling hills along the Adriatic coast, has become a motorcycling Mecca for fans of Italy's inimitable nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi.

WATCH: Tens of thousands protest in Milan against racism and discrimination

2019-03-03 17:02

The "People First" rally was a colourful parade which packed the streets. More than a thousand associations joined in the party atmosphere.

Fan celebrates seven-time MotoGP champ Valentino Rossi turning 40

2019-02-19 11:37

The world's most popular motorbike rider, Valentino Rossi, turned 40 years old and Wheels24 asked one fan to tell us why the Italian rider is so special.

PICS: Ferrari presents new F1 car, SF90, to challenge Mercedes

2019-02-15 14:21

Ferrari unveils its new Formula 1 car, one that it hopes can finally end its title drought.

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