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Italy: European country
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in Southern Europe, and it is sometimes considered as part of Western Europe. The country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in the Tunisian Sea (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the fourth-most populous member state of the European Union.

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River of debris, snow flows through small town causing evacuations

A Martell, Italy, resident witnessed what looked like a river of ice flowing through the town.
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Global headlines from Iraq, Argentina and Italy

Protests continue in Iraq; Argentina's president-elect promises to legalize abortion; and Venice declares a state of emergency after third flood in less than a week. Rylee Carlson rounds up world..
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Videos for Italy


Italian flood warnings spread beyond Venice, as rivers rise in Pisa, Florence [Video]Italian flood warnings spread beyond Venice, as rivers rise in Pisa, Florence

Italian flood warnings spread beyond Venice, as rivers rise in Pisa, Florence

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Water levels rise again in Venice as state of emergency declared after flooding [Video]Water levels rise again in Venice as state of emergency declared after flooding

Waters have been rising again in Venice, just three days after the Italian lagoon city experienced its worst flooding in more than 50 years. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said he was forced to ask police to..

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Italy to resume unfinished barrier project that could have stopped Venice floods [Video]Italy to resume unfinished barrier project that could have stopped Venice floods

In 1984, Italy launched a flood barrier project called Mose. It was supposed to protect the lagoon city of Venice from high tides.View on euronews

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Climate change blamed as 85 percent of Venice under water [Video]Climate change blamed as 85 percent of Venice under water

The mayor of Venice is blaming climate change for floods overwhelming the Italian city, saying this will leave a "permanent mark" on the city.

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The mega project that failed to save Venice [Video]The mega project that failed to save Venice

Project "Mose," like the biblical hero Moses, was supposed to prevent the sort of massive flooding that has hit Venice. But decades after its inception and billions in cost overruns later, the rusting..

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Italy's Venice flooded by highest tide in 50 years [Video]Italy's Venice flooded by highest tide in 50 years

Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said he would declare a state of disaster after 'exceptional' floods blamed on climate change.

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Venice flooding hits second highest level ever [Video]Venice flooding hits second highest level ever

Flooding in the Italian city of Venice has hit the second highest level ever recorded. The high-water mark hit 74in late on Tuesday, meaning more than 85% of the city was flooded. The highest level..

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Despite tourist spectacle, flooding 'real problem' for Venice [Video]Despite tourist spectacle, flooding 'real problem' for Venice

Tourists needed some pretty high boots on Tuesday in Venice as water levels rose flooding central St. Mark's Square, but locals say it's a headache above all else. Gavino Garay reports.

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Vodafone lifts outlook as it returns to growth [Video]Vodafone lifts outlook as it returns to growth

Vodafone has upped its earnings outlook after revenues returned to growth. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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8 Most Expensive Cities to Buy a Cappuccino [Video]8 Most Expensive Cities to Buy a Cappuccino

he classic cappuccino was first made in Italy during the early 1900s.

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Celtic fans apprehensive following Rome stabbing [Video]Celtic fans apprehensive following Rome stabbing

Supporters of Glasgow club wary ahead of their team's Europa League clash with Lazio

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Two Celtic FC fans stabbed in Rome ahead of Lazio clash [Video]Two Celtic FC fans stabbed in Rome ahead of Lazio clash

The incident took place outside the Flann O'Brien pub where supporters of the Glasgow club had gathered. Italian police said the pair have been transported to hospital for treatment.View on euronews

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Gravina says there will be no escape for racists in Italian soccer [Video]Gravina says there will be no escape for racists in Italian soccer

The president of the Italian Soccer Federation Gabriele Gravina says that racism "will have no escape" following incidents against Mario Balotelli during a Serie A match on Sunday.

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Balotelli should not face punishment over racism walkout - Guardiola [Video]Balotelli should not face punishment over racism walkout - Guardiola

Man City boss Pep Guardiola believes Mario Balotelli should not be punished for walking off the pitch after being racially abused.

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Is it the athlete or the shoe? [Video]Is it the athlete or the shoe?

Elite runners gear up for the NYC marathon and talk about Nike's new 'record-breaking' shoe.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:45Published

French President Says 'The Fight Continues To Finally Defeat" The Islamic State [Video]French President Says 'The Fight Continues To Finally Defeat" The Islamic State

French President Emmanuel Macron spoke out about the death of leader from the Islamic State. He said the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was a hard blow for the terrorist organization. Yet he also said..

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Trump Said Islamic State Leader 'Died Like A Dog' [Video]Trump Said Islamic State Leader 'Died Like A Dog'

President Donald Trump announced that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “died like a dog.” According to Politico, this happened in an overnight U.S. military operation. Trump said: “He..

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Trump Suggests Operating Syrian Oil Fields [Video]Trump Suggests Operating Syrian Oil Fields

President Donald Trump suggested a U.S. oil company operate Syrian oil fields. He wants them “to go in there and do it properly” in order to “spread out the wealth.” According to Reuters, Trump..

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Severe weather and floods cause deaths across Western Europe [Video]Severe weather and floods cause deaths across Western Europe

Flash flooding in Italy's Piedmont region left two people dead. In Spain's north-eastern region of Catalonia, one person died as the area was hit with their second period of torrential rain in the..

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Inter's Conte says he wants a match with no regrets against Borussia [Video]Inter's Conte says he wants a match with no regrets against Borussia

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte says his team will face Borussia Dortmund looking to impose their style on the Germans, giving everything they have.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:58Published

Flash floods bring havoc and destruction to northern Italy [Video]Flash floods bring havoc and destruction to northern Italy

The flash floods occurred on Monday evening (October 21) and forced the town's mayor to temporarily evacuate around 50 people, local media reported

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Number of children in absolute poverty in Italy has tripled over last ten years [Video]Number of children in absolute poverty in Italy has tripled over last ten years

Save the children in Rome has released its latest edition of the Atlas on At-Risk Children in Italy report on the occasion of the launch of the campaign 'Let's Light Up The Future'.

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Ronaldo still focused on winning for Juventus after 700 goals [Video]Ronaldo still focused on winning for Juventus after 700 goals

Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo heaps praise on new Juve coach Maurizio Sarri, saying the team plays with more attacking confidence than last season.

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5-Star's crisis threatens Italian government's survival

The 5-Star Movement, senior partner in two coalitions since last year's national election, is struggling with internal strife and falling support which threaten the survival of Italy's two-month old..
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Venice suffers worst flooding in 50 years

Venice, Italy, remains under water after a new high tide hit the city. Washington Post reporter Kim Bellware joins CBSN to discuss the damage and what the flooding means for the historic Italian city.
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Italy battered by rain, Venice braces for another 'tough day'

Several Italian cities were on high alert on Sunday after heavy rain overnight, including Venice where residents and tourists were braced for another exceptional high tide.
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Homes in Sicily, Italy, sold for one euro — with a catch

In parts of Italy, homes are practically being given away with a price tag of one euro. But the deal comes with a catch. Seth Doane reports.
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High tide in Venice could hit twice normal level

Venice, Italy, is facing the second worst flooding in nearly 100 years, and high tide could hit nearly twice the normal level on Friday. At least two people have died, and the city's mayor has closed..
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Disaster declared as Venice deals with historic flooding

One of the world's most popular tourist destinations was declared a disaster on Thursday. Venice, Italy, has been swamped by the worst flooding in a half-century. As Holly Williams reports, the damage..
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Venice floods dozen times a year, but latest inundation is a disaster

Venice, Italy is suffering its worst flooding in more than 50 years. At least two people have died, and the damage is estimated in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Holly Williams reports.
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Italian tenor Bocelli joins with UNESCO to aid children affected by war

Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli launched a "Voices of the World" musical education program jointly with UNESCO on Wednesday to provide a boost to children affected by armed conflicts.
Reuters - Published

Historic floods leave Venice under water

Venice, Italy is under water, in one of the canal city's worst floods in 1,200 years.
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Emergency declared in Venice, Italy over high tides

Sirens warned people in Venice of the rising water, and authorities closed nursery schools as a precaution
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Italian ship attacked by pirates in Mexico, two crew hurt

Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the latest outbreak of robbery and piracy to hit..
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Trump's tariffs are about to make some of your favorite European products a lot pricier

The Trump administration imposed a fresh round of tariffs on European goods Friday that will affect $7.5 billion worth of products, including wine, liquor and parmesan cheese. In Italy, cheese..
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Blast in northern Iraq injures five Italian soldiers: army

An explosive device was detonated in northern Iraq on Sunday as a vehicle carrying Italian special forces drove nearby, injuring five soldiers, three of them seriously, the Italian military said on..
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Damon and Bale in "Ford v. Ferrari"

In the 1960s, Ford Motor Company embarked on building a supercar that could beat the Italian automaker Ferrari at one of the world's most prestigious car races, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. That effort..
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"Ford v Ferrari" looks at a racing rivalry that "transcends sport"

The Ford GT40 took on Italy's Ferrari at the famous sports car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans, in the 1960s
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LA's Venice canals a haven for locals, tourists

They may not be the iconic canals of Venice, Italy - but the Venice canals near the beaches west of Los Angeles provide residents and tourists a haven from big-city traffic and crowds. (Nov. 8)  
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Holocaust survivor gets protection after threats

Liliana Segre fought to establish an anti-hate commission in Italy – then she started receiving anti-Semitic messages on social media
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Boy taken by mom to join ISIS in Syria reunited with family in Italy

Alvin Berisha's father had searched for his son since 2014, when his radicalized wife abandoned the rest of her family to fight for the terror group in Syria
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'RHONJ' star Teresa Giudice and daughters visit Joe in Italy as he appeals deportation

Joe Giudice may be busy in Italy appealing his deportation from the United States, but he still made time for a visit from his wife and daughters.
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Italy to require studying climate change in schools

"I want to make the Italian education system the first education system that puts the environment and society at the core of everything we learn in school," the education minister said
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Italy police search shipbuilding companies linked to Fincantieri

Italian finance police searched offices of several companies working for state-controlled shipbuilder Fincantieri, as part of an investigation into suspected corruption, fraud and worker exploitation,..
Reuters - Published

Italy to ban flights by Iran's Mahan Air from mid-December

Italy is set to ban flights by Iran's Mahan Air, an Iranian industry official said on Saturday, as the United States seeks action against the airline accused by the West of transporting military..
Reuters - Published

Balsamic vinegar, the "black gold" of Modena, Italy

In the city of Modena, in northern Italian, balsamic vinegar has been produced for generations. Once used as a gift among nobility or as a wedding dowry, balsamic vinegar is now a favorite of food..
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Pepperoni rolls, the pride of West Virginia

In the 1920s, a coal miner from Calabria, Italy who resettled in West Virginia coal country opened the Country Club Bakery in Fairmont, and introduced the pepperoni roll, a portable meal that miners..
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Getting a slice of the pizza business

For one week every year, the center of the known pizza universe isn't Naples, Italy, or New York (or even Chicago); it's Las Vegas, when the International Pizza Expo rolls into town, bringing with it..
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A new life back in the old country

Americans whose Italian ancestors emigrated to the New World, have themselves emigrated back to the Old World. And thanks to Italian citizenship laws, the blood that has flowed in their family's veins..
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A royal estate in Tuscany

The Corsini estate, Villa Le Corti, sits high atop a hillside outside Florence, in the Tuscan wine region of Chianti, on land Principessa Giorgiana Corsini's family has owned since the 1300s. She and..
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A "Sunday Morning" sun in Florence

In Florence, Italy, street artist Sonja Samardjieva, from Macedonia, painted the "Sunday Morning" logo near the Piazza della Signoria. Don't miss our special broadcast, "A Sunday Morning in Florence,"..
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Say "Cheese!": Creating the perfect mozzarella

At the organic cheesemaker Tenuta Vannulo, in southern Italy, the specialty is fresh buffalo mozzarella. Seth Doane checks out the process of creating a simply delicious cheese, and visits with..
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Florence: A renaissance city

For centuries the Italian city of Florence has been a hub of trade and commerce, and an historic center for art and architecture. Jane Pauley explores Florentine history.
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"Sunday Morning" theme in Italy

Cellist Christian Grosselfinger performs the "Sunday Morning" fanfare, "Abblasen," on the streets of Florence.
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Going nuts for Nutella

The rich chocolate-hazelnut creation, known to the world as Nutella, has been a staple for generations of local cooks. Seth Doane visited the Langhe region of Piedmont, Italy, where the rolling hills..
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A perfect cup of espresso

The vibrant southern Italian city of Naples seems to run on espresso. Seth Doane explores the Neapolitan love of coffee with tour guide Marcello Uzzi at Caffè Gambrinus, and attends lessons at the..
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Mammoni

Meet the "mammoni" -- the ultimate mama's boys. These Italian men in their 30s and 40s have jobs, girlfriends and disposable income, but still live at home and are waited on by their mothers. As Lesley..
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All in the Family

The Antinori family of Italy has been making wine for six centuries, with popes and princes among their customers. Morley Safer travels to the Antinori vineyards to meet the new generation of leaders..
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The Prime Minister

Italy's prime minister, Matteo Renzi, tells Charlie Rose his country is "only a museum" stuck in the past, as he tries to radically change its future.
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Avalanche

It took 10 hours for rescue crews to reach Hotel Rigopiano after an avalanche buried the Italian resort. No one expected survivors, but rescuers never gave up on those who'd been buried alive. Steve..
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Chef Massimo Bottura: The Pavarotti of pasta

60 Minutes travels to Italy to meet the chef whose kitchen creations are works of art. Lesley Stahl reports.
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From the archives: At home with Pavarotti

Modena, Italy is currently home to the world's best restaurant. It also produced one of the world's finest opera singers. "60 Minutes" met him in 1993.
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Vatican, Jews criticize Italy's right for snubbing anti-Semitism committee

The Roman Catholic Church and Rome's Jewish community expressed dismay on Thursday after rightist parties refused to back the creation of a parliamentary commission to investigate hate, racism and..
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See the precious art housed in the back of an Italian police station

One of the most valuable art collections in Europe isn’t housed in a museum, it’s in the back of a police station. “60 Minutes” reports, Sunday
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Jeep maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could merge with French automaker PSA Peugeot

Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Wednesday confirmed that it is in talks with French rival PSA Peugeot.
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Italy to let French NGO migrant ship dock after 11 days at sea

Italy said on Tuesday it would let a French charity rescue ship disembark 104 migrants after the vessel spent 11 days at sea waiting for authorization to dock.
Reuters - Published

Italy PM says Umbria defeat must not impact government

A landslide victory for the opposition centre-right in a regional election in Umbria must not impact the work of the Italian government, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday.
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Italy's Salvini triumphs in Umbria as government alliance slumps

League leader Matteo Salvini led the opposition center-right to a crushing victory in the Italian region of Umbria, results on Monday showed, raising questions about how long the national government in..
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Italy's Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the Interior Ministry showed on Monday, giving a boost to Matteo Salvini's..
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