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Cocaine stash worth €9m lands on roof of home in Sardinia

Startled owners hear a loud bang and call the police, who find a black suitcase filled with drugs The suitcase stashed with cocaine was intended

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Eurovision winners Måneskin: ‘Cocaine? Damiano barely drinks beer!’

Already multiplatinum in their native Italy, the swaggering rock quartet now have two singles in the UK chart. They discuss their rise to success –

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Italy cable car crash detainees released from prison

An Italian judge ruled late on Saturday that three men detained over a cable car crash that killed 14 people in northern Italy could leave

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‘I’m still alive’: Gomorrah author hails court victory over mafia threats

The internationally renowned anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano has declared that “journalism has been vindicated; words are vindicated – and so am I”, after a landmark

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Murder inquiry over death of Italian woman after sex video battle

Prosecutors in Naples have opened a murder inquiry into the death of a young woman believed to have killed herself after fighting to have a

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Plunder of Pompeii: how art police turned tide on tomb raiders

By day, the tombaroli, or tomb raiders, marked out the spot. They used long, pointed tools to pierce the earth , beneath which there was

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Argentina sends DNA test kits to embassies to find junta’s victims

The Argentinian government has sent thousands of DNA testing kits to its consulates around the world in a groundbreaking effort to put names to unidentified

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Italy cable car crash: five-year-old survivor to be moved out of intensive care

The five-year-old boy who survived last weekend’s deadly cable car crash in the Italian mountains that killed his parents and sibling is awake and will

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ECHR criticises Italian court for referring to ‘red underwear’ in rape case

The European court of human rights has condemned an Italian court for “reproducing sexist stereotypes” after it referred to a woman’s red underwear and bisexuality