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Job-seeking Italians don white gloves as butlers back in vogue

May 16 2014

VERONA, Italy May 16 Balancing a silver tray with a champagne bottle on the palm of his hand, butler Maurizio Tagliavia waited amid the vineyards for the helicopter that brings guests to the boutique hotel in the 15th century Villa Del Quar.

Italy threatens to release refugees into EU unless help increases

May 13 2014

ROME Italy threatened to allow refugees to cross its borders into neighboring countries on Tuesday unless the European Union takes charge of a sea operation to manage the flow of migrants crossing in boats from North Africa.

Italy threatens to release refugees into EU unless help increases

May 13 2014

ROME, May 13 Italy threatened to allow refugees to cross its borders into neighbouring countries on Tuesday unless the European Union takes charge of a sea operation to manage the flow of migrants crossing in boats from North Africa.

Pope asks forgiveness for 'evil' of child abuse by priests

Apr 11 2014

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis. | Video

Pope asks forgiveness for "evil" of child abuse by priests

Apr 11 2014

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis.

Pope asks forgiveness for 'evil' of child abuse by priests

Apr 11 2014

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis.

Pope asks forgiveness for 'evil' of priestly child abuse

Apr 11 2014

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis.

Italian court overturns divisive ban on donor eggs, sperm

Apr 09 2014

ROME Italy's constitutional court overturned a ban on using donor sperm and eggs in fertility treatments on Wednesday, knocking down part of a divisive set of restrictions on assisted reproduction.

Scientists warn unsafe Italian schools risk earthquake disaster

Apr 04 2014

L'AQUILA, Italy Italy risks disaster if its schools are not strengthened against earthquakes, leading geologists said on Friday, in a call for action before the fifth anniversary of a quake in the university town of L'Aquila that killed over 300.

Scientists warn unsafe Italian schools risk earthquake disaster

Apr 04 2014

L'AQUILA, Italy Italy risks disaster if its schools are not strengthened against earthquakes, leading geologists said on Friday, in a call for action before the fifth anniversary of a quake in the university town of L'Aquila that killed over 300.

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