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  • World's oldest person dies in Italy at 117

    Emma Morano, who at 117 was believed to be the world's oldest person and the last surviving child of the 19th century, dies, swearing to the end on her diet of two raw eggs a day.

  • Facebook search traps Italian mobster in Mexico

    A fugitive Italian mobster, who has been living in Mexico under a false identity, is behind bars after being tracked down on Facebook, police say.

  • Resurgent Inter win seventh game in a row

    Inter Milan continued their stunning revival under coach Stefano Pioli as they beat basement club Pescara 3-0 to record their seventh successive Serie A victory which lifted them above Lazio into fourth place on Saturday.

  • Balotelli slams Bastia fans

    Italian striker Mario Balotelli slammed Bastia fans and accused them of making "monkey" chants throughout Friday's 1-1 draw against Ligue 1 leaders Nice in Corsica.

  • Viola stun Juve

    Fiorentina blew a hole in Juventus's title hopes with a shock 2-1 win in Florence on Sunday as Nikola Kalinic reassured fans troubled by a possible move to China with a superb first-half opener.

  • ‘Italian title race not over’

    The Serie A title race is far from over, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri warned after a first-half opener by Chinese Super League target Nikola Kalinic paved the way for Fiorentina's shock 2-1 defeat of the champions.

  • 4-star Mertens

    Dries Mertens put four goals past England's Joe Hart as rampant Napoli completed a memorable 5-3 win over Torino to move up to third place in Serie A Sunday.

  • Allegri eases pressure on Higuain

    Juventus don't care who scores, as long as they win, coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted after Gonzalo Higuain ended his five-week goal drought to help secure a precious 2-0 Champions League win over Dinamo Zagreb.

  • Belotti scores twice as Italy make light work of Liechtenstein

    Andrea Belotti scores twice as Italy make light work of Liechtenstein in their World Cup qualifier, scoring four first-half goals on the way to a 4-0 win.

  • No return for Pelle

    Giampiero Ventura has confirmed that Graziano Pelle will not be called up for the new Italy squad after "he besmirched the image" of the Azzurri.

  • Genoa wreck AC Milan's chances

    Nikola Ninkovic, Leonardo Pavoletti and a Juraj Kucka own goal ended 10-man AC Milan's chances of going top of Serie A after crashing 3-0 to Genoa on Tuesday.

  • Montolivo out for 6 months

    Italian international midfielder Riccardo Montolivo was ruled out for six months on Friday after suffering a knee injury in the 1-1

  • Spain seeking revenge

    Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci expects a "more motivated" Spain to come seeking revenge for their early exit at Euro 2016

  • Swansea appoint Bradley

    Struggling Swansea City sacked Italian Francesco Guidolin on Monday and appointed Bob Bradley as the first American to manage

  • Stone Age mummy still revealing secrets, 25 years on

    A dead man, found by hikers 25 years ago near the Austrian-Italian border, turns out to have died more than 5,000 years ago.

  • Spain, Wales cruise

    Spain began life under new coach Julien Lopetegui in perfect style while Gareth Bale inspired Euro 2016 sensations Wales and Kosovo

  • Ventura confident ahead of opener

    New Italy coach Giampiero Ventura says he is unconcerned by Thursday's home defeat to France ahead of his team's opening World Cup qualifier in Israel on Monday.

  • De Rossi out, Bonucci returns

    Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi will miss Monday's 2018 World Cup qualifier in Israel but defender Leonardo Bonucci is expected to be available.

  • Infantino hails video replays

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino has hailed as "promising" the use of video replays for the first time during France's 3-1 friendly win over Italy.

  • Ventura's reign begins with defeat

    Italy coach Giampiero Ventura hands teenaged AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma his debut but begins his tenure with a 3-1 defeat to France.

  • Hamilton targets more Italian GP glory

    Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton heads to this weekend's Italian Grand Prix knowing that a hat-trick of successive wins at Monza will put him in charge of the title race after one of the most rollercoaster seasons of his career.

  • Ballotelli to have medical at Nice

    Liverpool's outcast Italian striker Mario Balotelli will have a medical at French side Nice amid transfer deadline day talks between the clubs.

  • Italy unveil Ventura

    Giampiero Ventura is officially unveiled as Italy's new manager on a two-year contract designed to make sure the Azzurri qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

  • Italy train collision 'leaves 20 dead'

    Twenty people have been killed and dozens more hurt in a head-on collision involving two passenger trains in southern Italy, officials say. The two trains were on a single-track line at the time of the crash, between the coastal towns of Bari and Barletta.

  • Italian president pays homage to Gulshan attack victims

    Italian President Sergio Mattarella pays tribute to the victims of the Gulshan cafe attack after the coffins arrived at Rome on Tuesday.

  • Bodies of nine Italians flown home

    The bodies of the nine Italian victims of Friday's attack at a restaurant in Dhaka landed in Rome on Tuesday.

  • Schweinsteiger skips training

    Germany are waiting on the fitness of captain Bastian Schweinsteiger for their Euro 2016 semi-final against France in two days' time, as the Manchester United star sat out Tuesday's training.

  • A minibus part of a Japanese convoy, as relatives of victims of an attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery and the O'Kitchen Restaurant, visited the site, in Dhaka.

    Bodies of 7 Japanese victims reach Tokyo

    Bodies of the seven Japanese nationals who were killed in a militant attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Bangladesh capital Dhaka return to home soil Tuesday morning.

  • Italy ‘struck but not broken’

    Italy is down but not out, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says in response to the Gulshan cafe attack that left nine Italian nationals among 20 dead.

  • 'Time to write new history'

    Oliver Bierhoff says it is time for Germany to write new history in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals as Thursday marked the 20th anniversary of his goals which won Euro '96.

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