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Boy, 11, hops plane to Rome without ticket or passportupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 04:22:00

Many kids manage to slip away from their parents in shopping centers during summer vacations, but an 11-year-old boy from Manchester, England, got farther away than most this week.

CNNMoney: Italy's credibility quandaryupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 11:44:00

Italy successfully sold €5.25 billion of short- and long-term bonds Friday, despite being downgraded by Moody's a day earlier.

Italy: Four scuba divers drown in 'Blood Grotto' panicupdated: Mon Jul 02 2012 14:46:00

Four scuba divers drowned after a routine trip to a popular underwater cave system in southern Italy went horribly wrong over the weekend, according to the coast guard.

Italy: The curse of the Euroupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 05:01:00

In the lead up to Euro 2012 Italian football was hit by allegations of match fixing, but will this impact their success?

Balotelli double sends Italy through to Euro 2012 finalupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 05:01:00

Mario Balotelli's first-half double saw Italy through to the final of Euro 2012 as they stunned Germany in Warsaw. Ben Lyttleton: Three thoughts: Italy advances after PKupdated: Sun Jun 24 2012 18:58:00

Here are three thoughts on Italy's 0-0 win over England in penalty kicks:

Eye-witness describes Warsaw violenceupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 17:08:00

Sports journalist Michal Pol talks to CNN's Pedro Pinto about clashes between Polish and Russian supporters at Euro 2012. Gabriele Marcotti: Three thoughts: Mandzukic adds to breakout Euro in draw with Italyupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 15:26:00

Three thoughts from the 1-1 draw between Italy and Croatia in Poznan, Poland.

Fan reaction to Spain, Italy drawupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 09:58:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto reports from host city Gdansk where defending champions, Spain were held to a draw by Italy.

Italy were 'courageous and organized'updated: Sun Jun 10 2012 17:27:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto talks to Italian football journalist Tancredi Palmeri about Italy's battling performance against Spain.

Multiple earthquakes hit northern Italyupdated: Wed May 30 2012 13:15:00

Multiple earthquakes struck northern Italy on Tuesday near the epicenter of last week's deadly quake.

Death toll from Italy earthquake risesupdated: Wed May 30 2012 13:15:00

The death toll from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy rose to 17 after the discovery of another body, officials said Wednesday, as questions were asked about why factory buildings collapsed.

Deadly earthquake hits northern Italyupdated: Tue May 29 2012 11:37:00

At least 15 people were killed and some 200 injured in a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy on Tuesday, Italian news agency ANSA reported.

Where in the world ... ?updated: Mon May 21 2012 15:37:00

[Updated 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 21] A magnitude-6.0 earthquake hit northern Italy on Sunday, killing at least seven people and displacing thousands.

At least 7 dead after quake rocks Italyupdated: Sun May 20 2012 14:08:00

Journalist Barbie Nadeau reports from northern Italy, where a 6.0 quake hit Sunday

Italy school attack not tied to mafia, prosecutor saysupdated: Sun May 20 2012 09:03:00

A bombing at a school in Italy was likely "the isolated action of a single man" and not tied to the mafia, an official said Sunday.

Blast outside school in Italy kills at least 1, several woundedupdated: Sat May 19 2012 17:30:00

At least one girl has died and half a dozen are injured following a bomb blast outside a school in the southern Italian city of Brindisi, Italian officials said Saturday.

An insider's guide to driving in Italyupdated: Mon May 07 2012 14:52:00

So you're ready to go. You've booked your flight, arranged your accommodation and booked a rental car.

That's amore! Alternatives to Italy's romance hotspotsupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 15:31:00

Romance runs rich through Italy's veins, with icons of amore to melt the hardest heart. But the most famous sight isn't always the most swoon-worthy; find the real romance of Italy with a hot date at one of these alternative picks.

Court: Italy cruise ship captain must stay under house arrestupdated: Tue Apr 10 2012 14:51:00

Italy's highest court ruled Tuesday that the captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship must remain under house arrest while he is investigated for possible criminal charges.

A passion for perfect coffeeupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 14:08:00

Illycaffe CEO and Chairman Andrea Illy talks to CNN's Richard Quest about his family's coffee passion.

Italy must adapt to survive, Illy boss warnsupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 14:08:00

Italy -- an economic giant of the eurozone -- is failing on the global stage and must adapt if it is to survive, the head of coffee giant Illycaffe has warned.

Wales stay on course for grand slam with win over Italyupdated: Sat Mar 10 2012 16:57:00

Wales stayed on course for rugby union's Six Nations grand slam with a 24-3 win over Italy in the Millennium Stadium Saturday.

International authorities bust online pedophile networkupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 15:14:00

Authorities from Italy to the United States arrested 10 people Thursday for allegedly capturing, viewing and disseminating images through an expansive international online pedophile network. Grant Wahl: U.S. looks to build on Italy winupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 08:32:00

GENOA, Italy -- To understand the significance of the U.S.' 1-0 friendly win over Italy here on Wednesday, it's good to know what it was and what it wasn't. Was it historic? By all means, yes. The U.S. had never beaten Italy in 10 previous games going back to 1934. Winning against a four-time world champion on the road is always important, even if the game doesn't count. And yet the U.S. players were still cognizant that there were limits to how much you should take out of the result.

Snow damages Colosseum, Medieval churches in Italyupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 13:39:00

Heavy snow in recent weeks has already wreaked havoc across Europe -- now it is damaging some of the continent's most recognized historic monuments.

CNNMoney: Moody's downgrades European countriesupdated: Tue Feb 14 2012 07:40:00

Moody's cut the credit ratings of six European countries on Monday amid continued anxiety over the continent's debt crisis and its sluggish economy.

Woman's body found in wrecked Italy cruise shipupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 15:34:00

A woman's body was found Saturday in the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italian officials said, taking the number of people confirmed dead to 17.

Italy cruise ship rescuers find 13th bodyupdated: Sun Jan 22 2012 13:31:00

Italian search-and-rescue teams have found another body aboard the partly sunken cruise ship Costa Concordia, civil protection office spokeswoman Francesca Maffini said Sunday.

Where to get married like a starupdated: Fri Jan 20 2012 07:37:00

The approach of Valentine's Day may have you entertaining thoughts of love, perhaps even marriage.

CNNMoney: Germany and Italy sound upbeat on debt crisisupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 12:40:00

The leaders of Germany and Italy sought to present a united front Wednesday in the fight to resolve the eurozone debt crisis and revive the ailing European economy.

Chinese Embassy pressures Italy to protect immigrants after killingsupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 05:34:00

Saying it was "shocked and alarmed" after a Chinese man and infant were killed in a botched robbery in Rome, the Chinese Embassy urged Italian authorities to protect Chinese citizens in Italy.

Plans to restore crumbling Colosseum cause rumblings in Romeupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 05:00:00

It sits in the ancient heart of Rome and is an emblem of the city's imperial history as well as an icon of Italy.

CNNMoney: UniCredit stock plunges 14%updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 12:31:00

UniCredit's stock plunged 14% on the Milan stock exchange Wednesday after the Italian bank slashed its offering price for €7.5 billion of new shares.

Europe's leaders warn of tough 2012updated: Mon Jan 02 2012 05:31:00

Europe's leaders warned 2012 was likely to be tougher than 2011, when spiralling borrowing costs forced political change in Italy and Spain and threatened the survival of the euro.

CNNMoney: Europe's debt deal is falling flatupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 07:52:00

What fiscal pact? There is little sign that last week's European summit even happened, judging from the high cost of sovereign debt and the weakness in European markets.

Yields ease at ?7bn Italian 12-month bill saleupdated: Mon Dec 12 2011 09:24:00

Italy's borrowing costs fell slightly on Monday as the Treasury sold ?7bn of one-year bills to yield 5.952 per cent with demand nearly double the amount on offer.

Will Europe's new 'fiscal compact' work?updated: Sun Dec 11 2011 03:08:00

The European Council of December 8 produced a curious mixture of cohesion and disagreement.

Italy announces ?30 billion budget planupdated: Sun Dec 04 2011 19:49:00

Italy's new prime minister late Sunday proposed ?30 billion ($41 billion) in new taxes and spending cuts over two years, including reductions to future pensions, in an effort to end a budget crisis that has clouded the future of Europe's common currency.

Italian short-term borrowing costs surgeupdated: Fri Nov 25 2011 10:50:00

Italy's borrowing costs shot higher on Friday as Rome was forced to pay euro-era high interest rates to investors in what analysts called an "awful" auction of short-term debt.

Big test for Italy's leadershipupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 12:49:00

As Mario Monti works to form a new Italian government, CNN's Matthew Chance examines the challenges ahead.

CNNMoney: Stocks slide as eurozone issues persistupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 16:29:00

U.S. stocks slid Monday as investors grew wary over whether political transitions in Greece and Italy will help resolve Europe's debt crisis.

CNNMoney: Why the United States is not Italyupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 13:11:00

Italy's debt crisis raises an uncomfortable question in the United States: Is America like Italy?

CNNMoney: Stocks: New leaders, new weekupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 08:41:00

U.S. stocks were set to edge lower Monday, as Greece and Italy swap out leaders, and investors remain cautious about how much these transitions will help resolve Europe's debt crisis.

Berlusconi leaves Italy with legacy of colorful style, debtupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 16:31:00

As Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi steps down, the charming billionaire will leave his country with a legacy of colorful brashness and painful debt.

CNNMoney: Stocks tied to Europe hopesupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 08:34:00

U.S. stocks looked to build on gains from the previous session Friday, as leaders in Italy and Greece took measures to curb the region's ongoing debt crisis.

Italy running out of optionsupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 07:46:00

CNN's Nina dos Santos has a look at what four options are available to Italy to potentially stave off economic disaster.

Italy struggles with uncertaintyupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 11:38:00

Silvio Berlusconi's imminent departure only leaves more uncertainty for Italy. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.

The eurozone is tearing itself apartupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 09:49:00

The eurozone crisis has truly engulfed Italy -- but is it because the country is insolvent or simply unable to access funds easily in the financial markets?

CNNMoney: Italy: Definitely too big to fail, maybe too big to bailupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 05:32:00

Douglas J. Elliott, who worked as an investment banker for two decades, is a fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Italy soon to adopt reforms promised to EU, president saysupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 00:36:00

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said Wednesday that his country will adopt a series of austerity measures promised to the European Union, as officials try to allay investor fears and head off a eurozone debt crisis.

Erin Burnett on stock market dropupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 00:36:00

CNN's Erin Burnett talks to Wolf Blitzer about the big drop fueled by concerns over Italy.

Asia stocks catch Italy contagionupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 23:18:00

Asian stock markets tumbled in early trade on Thursday, reacting sharply to global fears that Italy's debt crisis could trigger a European recession.

CNNMoney: Stocks get hammered by Italy fearsupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 16:25:00

Investors ran for the hills Wednesday, shaken to the core by fears that Italy, Europe's fourth-largest economy, was headed deeper into crisis mode.

CNNMoney: Official: Italy will adopt austerity measuresupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 13:38:00

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said Wednesday that his country in coming days will adopt a series of austerity measures promised to the European Union, as officials try to allay investor fears and head off a eurozone debt crisis.

Has Italy passed the point of no return?updated: Wed Nov 09 2011 12:55:00

Europe's financial crisis claimed its second scalp in three days when Italy's Silvio Berlusconi announced he will step down after parliament approves new austerity measures in an effort to stave off economic collapse.

What's next for post-Berlusconi Italyupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 12:55:00

CNN's Matthew Chance discusses what's next for Italy after Silvio Berlusconi plans to steps down.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Investors spooked by Italy's troublesupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 08:51:00

Investors better buckle up. U.S. stocks are headed for a sell-off at Wednesday's open, after Italy's key bond rate rose above 7%, sparking worry that Italy may be forced to seek a bailout.

CNNMoney: Italian bond yields flirt with 7%updated: Tue Nov 08 2011 15:09:00

Italy's borrowing costs remain in the danger zone near 7%, even after embattled Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi announced he would resign after the next budget is passed by parliament.

Recipe: Stuffed, baked eggplantupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 08:08:00

These eggplant halves look wonderful and are as delicious cold as they are hot, a perfect side dish or vegetarian main course that can be made in advance.

CNNMoney: Stocks fight Italian jitters to close higherupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 16:38:00

Stocks climbed higher in the final hour of trading after a choppy day. Investors have shifted their focus to Italy, as it appears Greece is finally getting its house in order.

CNNMoney: Greece? Ancient news compared to Italyupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 14:04:00

Greece is last week's news. Today investors are worried about Italy, where the cost of borrowing has reached record levels.

CNNMoney: World markets: Italy takes center stageupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 08:08:00

World markets were choppy Monday following speculation that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi could be on the verge of resigning.

CNNMoney: Stocks set for modest lossesupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 08:01:00

U.S. stocks were poised to kick off the week slightly lower, as worries about the stability of Greece and Italy continued to hang over global markets.

CNNMoney: Italy getting IMF chaperoneupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 10:33:00

Italy has agreed to have the International Monetary Fund monitor the implementation of proposed fiscal reforms, European Union officials announced Friday.

History of the euroupdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 11:20:00

CNN's Max Foster takes a look at the history of the euro and the controversy surrounding it.

CNNMoney: Euro rescue plan 'sugar rush' wears offupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 12:18:00

Investors took a critical view of Europe's master plan Friday, after a tepid auction of Italian bonds highlighted that confidence is still lacking.

7 killed after flooding ravages parts of northern Italy, officials sayupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 09:59:00

Seven people have died and seven others are missing after rains triggered severe flooding in northern Italy, civil protection officials said Friday.

Occupy Rome protests turn violentupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 17:33:00

CNN's Jonathan Mann speaks to Newsweek reporter Barbie Nadeau about violence at the Occupy Rome protests.

How to book your own Grand Tourupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 09:20:00

An epic tour of the Continent is the time-tested way to see Europe -- if you've got a month or three and a pile of cash. Until you win the lotto, we'll help you hit the grandest sites on your wish list.

CNNMoney: European bank rescue talk intensifiesupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 13:44:00

The gloom hanging over European markets lifted slightly Wednesday amid rising hopes for a government rescue of the continent's troubled banking sector.

CNNMoney: Moody's downgrades Italyupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 18:13:00

In another sign of the tough financial conditions in Europe, Moody's on Tuesday cut Italy's credit rating by three notches and assigned it a "negative outlook."

U.S. Eagles flying home from Rugby World Cup after Italy defeatupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 08:25:00

The United States' hopes of reaching the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals for the first time were dashed in New Zealand on Tuesday, after a 27-10 defeat to Italy.

Secret hotels of Italyupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 14:29:00

Wouldn't it be easier if Italy were just a bit more boring? The art, the history, the landscapes, the pasta -- seriously, you're always going to feel like there's more to do (or eat). If actual relaxing is on your agenda, the Piedmont region may just be your answer.

Fortune: How Italy can save itselfupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 10:14:00

The surprise downgrade of Italy's sovereign debt overnight by Standard and Poor's exposes the fatal flaws of pushing through draconian austerity measures on a nation experiencing economic weakness.

CNNMoney: S&P downgrades Italy on weak economic outlookupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 08:42:00

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services cut Italy's sovereign credit rating late Monday, saying the nation's weakening economic growth and political uncertainty have dented its financial stability.

Berlusconi blasts Italy downgradeupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 07:56:00

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Tuesday blasted the downgrading of his country's debt by ratings agency Standard & Poor's, saying it was more influenced by politics and newspaper reports than by economic reality.

CNNMoney: Italian debt woes no threat to U.S. banksupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 15:38:00

The debt crisis in Europe is knocking on Italy's door, but American banks still appear to be well insulated from the dreaded contagion.

CNNMoney: Stocks rally on hopes that China will buy Italy's bondsupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 17:21:00

Stocks finished a choppy session higher Monday, as investors who have been worried about a deepening European debt crisis pinned their hopes on a report that China is in talks with Italy to buy the cash-strapped country's debt.

Rome rumbles over austerity plansupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 15:49:00

Italians take to the streets of Rome to protest the government's austerity plans.

Italian workers strike as Senate votes on belt-tighteningupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 17:11:00

A major Italian trade union called on workers to strike Tuesday, as the country's Senate prepares to vote on austerity measures to try to bring the country's budget under control.

Italian workers considering strikeupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 17:11:00

A major Italian trade union called on workers to strike as the country's Senate prepares to vote on austerity measures.

Where in the world ... ?updated: Mon Aug 29 2011 15:00:00

[Updated 3 p.m. ET, Monday, August 29] These beachgoers are enjoying themselves on Isola dei Conigli ("Rabbit Island") in Lampedusa, Italy. British Heiress Petra Ecclestone Weds in Romeupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 09:12:00

British heiress Petra Ecclestone weds in a three-day celebration

Player strike halts Italy's big kick-offupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 11:57:00

The Italian football season will not begin this weekend due to a player strike over the league's collective bargaining agreement.

Hidden archive exposes WWII slaughtersupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 08:42:00

The din of approaching vehicles shattered the silence over San Pancrazio at daybreak. It was June 29, 1944, when retreating German SS troops stormed the remote Tuscan village nestled in the Italian countryside.

CNNMoney: European fear: The wolves are at the gateupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 14:53:00

A sharp drop in manufacturing, a towering debt-to-GDP ratio and a jaw-dropping decline in equity markets.

Global markets destabilized by 'toxic' cocktailupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 11:23:00

Turbulence and uncertainty dominated the global financial markets on Friday as a lack of investor and trader confidence continued to drive share values downward.

Why is Italy now at center of Europe's debt crisis?updated: Fri Aug 05 2011 07:17:00

Italy has found itself at the center of spiralling economic concerns in recent days. Fears that it might default on its huge debt have pushed up the cost of government borrowing and led Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to address lawmakers in a bid to reassure the markets.

CNNMoney: Throw 3 coins in the fountain. Italy needs themupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 13:17:00

If you think the markets have been ugly in the United States for the past eight days, you obviously haven't looked at Italy.

Berlusconi: Italy on firm footing to tackle financial woesupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 13:11:00

Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi expressed confidence Wednesday in Italy's ability to confront the financial anxieties shadowing Italy and rest of the continent.

Italy's best affordable country innsupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 08:04:00

From an ancient stone villa in Piedmont to an atelier in Florence, we reveal Italy's best affordable country inns.

Europe's resurgent far right focuses on immigration, multiculturalismupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 12:04:00

The far right in Europe has enjoyed a renaissance over the past 30 years, driven by resentment of the growing powers of the European Union and by rejection of the "multiculturalism" that has accompanied rapid immigration from the developing world.

Italy pushing economic reformupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 07:11:00

CNN's Nina Dos Santos talks to a professor about Italy attempting to pass a $57 billion austerity plan.

Is Italy the next Greece?updated: Wed Jul 13 2011 06:20:00

When it comes to financial problems in the Eurozone, can you fairly compare Italy with Greece? CNN's Becky Anderson asks.

CNNMoney: Stocks: Investors rattled by Italyupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 08:42:00

U.S. stocks were headed for another bruising day Tuesday, as fears about the eurozone debt crisis spreading to Italy rattled investors' nerves.

CNNMoney: Concerns about China, Italy batter global stocksupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 07:37:00

World stock markets tumbled Tuesday, after a report stoked concerns about the finances of more than five dozen Chinese companies, and as fears remain high about Europe's debt crisis spilling over into Italy.

CNNMoney: Arrivederci, rally! Why Italy is latest worryupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 13:03:00

This whole euro debt crisis is starting to remind me of the tagline of "Jaws." Just when you thought it was safe to go back into stocks ... cue the ominous cello music.

CNNMoney: Italy debt concerns plague world marketsupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 12:28:00

World markets slumped Monday, as fears about debt crises plagued both Europe and the United States.

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