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Italians sell their gold as COVID-19 crunches economy

20 May 2020

ROME Massimiliano Barrotta is seeing a surge in customers coming to sell their gold in his Rome store as Italians feel the economic pain of their government's lockdown, imposed to curb one of the world's worst COVID-19 epidemics.

Coronavirus test negative for passenger aboard Italian cruise ship

31 Jan 2020

CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy A test carried out on Thursday on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise ship in Italy proved she did not have the new coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said. | Video

Coronavirus test negative for passenger aboard Italian cruise ship

30 Jan 2020

CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy A test carried out on Thursday on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise ship in Italy proved she did not have the new coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said. | Video

'He used to climb into the hoops' - Kobe's Italian childhood home pays tribute

27 Jan 2020

CIREGLIO, Italy As Americans mourned NBA legend Kobe Bryant on Monday, fans and friends in Italy remembered a lesser-known chapter in his life when he played in their streets as a boy while his father competed in the local basketball league. | Video

Ancient Roman home reopens in Herculaneum after 36-year wait

24 Oct 2019

HERCULANEUM, Italy One of Italy's most beautiful ancient Roman houses, which was buried under tonnes of ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, has reopened to the public 36 years after it was shuttered in disrepair.

Italy's Pompeii offers new glimpses of life before calamity

29 Mar 2019

POMPEII, Italy Nearly 2,000 years after Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption, the ancient Roman city is still giving up its long-buried secrets. | Video

Tunnel exposes deep conflict in Italy's populist government

25 Jan 2019

SAINT-MARTIN-DE-LA-PORTE, France Italy's 5-Star Movement and League party were rivals going into last year's national election, became coalition partners in a populist government afterwards, and now an Alpine rail tunnel threatens to tear them apart. | Video

Camp cleared as Italy's far-right puts spotlight on Roma community

29 Jun 2018

ROME It may be a coincidence, but Rome's city authorities are clearing 450 people out of an official Roma camp weeks after the new far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, said Italy's Roma should be counted and, if they are foreign, expelled.

Fit for an emperor - a virtual reality tour of Nero's golden palace

01 Feb 2017

ROMEEmperor Nero, a technology enthusiast, would have loved it: his over-the-top golden palace in Rome is about to get the virtual reality treatment.

Italy, U.S. say break up mafia cocaine ring run out of pizzeria

07 May 2015

ROME/PIANOPOLI, Italy Italian and U.S. agents broke up a major cocaine trafficking network run out of a New York City pizzeria, detaining 13 Italians with links to organized crime on Thursday, police said. | Video

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