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WATCH | Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian island

2019-08-19 10:32

Several migrants have jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat that has been blocked for days from docking at an Italian island in a thwarted bid to reach land on their own.

Senators called back from holiday as Italian crisis deepens

2019-08-13 08:45

Party chiefs fail to agree on a date to hold confidence vote in government after Matteo Salvini sparked fresh crisis.

Dozens of migrants still stuck on vessel in Italy port

2019-07-28 21:52

An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta but Rome has refused to let them disembark until a deal is struck with the EU.

WATCH: Italian authorities release video footage showing moment of deadly mid-air crash

2019-07-10 20:00

Italian authorities have released video footage captured inside an aircraft involved in a deadly mid-air crash in the Alps earlier this year.

One tourist reported dead in Stromboli volcano eruption

2019-07-03 21:45

A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted dramatically on Wednesday, reportedly killing a hiker and sending tourists fleeing.

WATCH: Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking

2019-06-29 15:20

German charity rescue ship with 40 migrants on board docks after 'tense' days-long standoff with Italian authorities.

WATCH: British sculptor creates underwater exhibition in Tuscany

2019-06-27 18:32

Young's Carrara Marble structures are 8m below the sea and contribute to conserving the area's underwater ecosystem.

WATCH: Racist attacks on the rise in Italy, independent monitors warn

2019-06-19 13:24

The NGO Lunaria says the increase in the number of attacks is linked to the hostile political atmosphere.

Fiat-Renault talks end in blame game as path to deal narrows

2019-06-06 14:49

Fiat Chrysler and the French government have blamed each other for the sudden collapse of talks to combine the Italian-American carmaker with Renault.

Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist

2019-06-03 22:14

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling.

 

WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis

2019-08-15 09:20

Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini.

Woman killed by lightning while running ultra-marathon

2019-08-01 13:42

A Norwegian woman has died tragically after being struck by lightning during an ultra-marathon in Italy.

More than 100 migrants missing off Libyan coast: IOM

2019-07-26 07:10

More than 100 migrants were missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya in what might be the worst tragedy in the Mediterranean this year, aid agencies said Thursday.

Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff

2019-07-07 07:45

A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port.

WATCH: Previously unseen footage shows moment of Genoa bridge collapse

2019-07-02 15:10

Newly released footage shows the moment a bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed last year, which killed 43 people.

WATCH: Towers on giant Italian bridge demolished

2019-06-28 14:14

The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished to make way for a new structure, authorities said.

Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-25 06:25

Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration

2019-06-18 09:24

Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration.

WATCH: Fiat Chrysler withdraws offer of merger with Renault, blames 'political conditions' in France

2019-06-06 09:01

Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler withdrew its proposal to merge with Renault, blaming "political conditions" in France.

MotoGP: Petrucci wins, Rossi crashes in thrilling Mugello race

2019-06-03 13:21

Danilo Petrucci, an Italian riding for local team Ducati, held off defending world champion Marc Marquez to gain a first ever MotoGP victory in the Italian Grand Prix, while crowd favouritE

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