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ChemChina chairman says hopes to re-list Pirelli in Italy

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BEIJING - The chairman of China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) said on Sunday he hopes to re-list Italy's Pirelli on the Italian stock exchange after his firm agreed earlier this month to acquire the world's fifth-largest tyre maker.

Dufry to buy Italy's World Duty Free in 2.6 billion pound deal 28 Mar 2015

MILAN - Switzerland's Dufry has agreed to buy a majority stake in World Duty Free in a deal which values the Italian firm at 3.6 billion euros (2.6 billion pounds) and will make the combined group the world's biggest travel retailer.

Thousands march through Rome against Renzi's labour reform 28 Mar 2015

ROME - Tens of thousands of workers marched through the centre of Rome on Saturday against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's reform of the labour market, headed by a popular union chief who is seen by many as a possible future leader of Italy's left.

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Amanda Knox acquitted of murder by Italy's top court 28 Mar 2015

ROME/SEATTLE - Italy's top court on Friday annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate and fully acquitted her in a surprise verdict capping nearly a decade of courtroom drama. | Video

Timeline - Amanda Knox acquitted of murder, ending years-long saga 28 Mar 2015

SEATTLE - Italy's top court on Friday annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher and, in a surprise verdict, acquitted her of the charge.

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Amanda Knox acquitted of murder by Italy's top court 27 Mar 2015

ROME - Italy's top court on Friday annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher and, in a surprise verdict, acquitted her of the charge.

Amanda Knox: 'tremendously relieved' after her acquittal in Italy 27 Mar 2015

SEATTLE - American Amanda Knox said on Friday she was "tremendously relieved" after her acquittal by Italy's top court for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

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Italy court prepares verdict in Knox appeal over Kercher murder 27 Mar 2015

ROME - Italy's highest court is expected to rule on Friday on whether to uphold the conviction of American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.The brutal killing and tangle of trials that followed gripped attention on both sides of the Atlantic, inspiring books and films. Kercher's family said Meredith, who died aged 21, risked being forgotten. | Video

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Italy court ruling on Amanda Knox delayed until Friday 25 Mar 2015

ROME - Italy's highest court delayed until Friday a ruling on whether to uphold the conviction of American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. | Video

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Pirelli does not plan special dividend for ChemChina deal - sources 25 Mar 2015

MILAN - Italian tyre maker Pirelli , which is being bought by China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina), does not plan to pay a special dividend to its shareholders as part of the buyout plan, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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Germanwings crash co-pilot may have had detached retina - newspaper

BERLIN - The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper said on Sunday. | Video