Giro d’Italia champion Michele Scarponi lived and died on his bike

Scarponi, who completed the Tour of the Alps on Friday, after winning a stage and finishing fourth overall, is survived by his wife and two children.
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Italy says ciao to 117 year old Emma Morano

A woman in Jamaica, Violet Brown, who was born in that Caribbean island on March 10, 1900, is now considered the oldest known person in the world.
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More than 2,000 migrants try to reach Europe in one day

According to the International Organisation for Migration, nearly 32,000 migrants have arrived in Europe by sea so far this year.

EU ‘multi-speed’ set in motion in Rome

European Union leaders gathered in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead.

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem strongly criticized

Dijsselbloem refuses to retract the comment that southern European countries “spent all their money on drinks and women and then asked for help.”

Italy vows to uphold free speech after clashes in Naples

Saturday's violence came after a handful of demonstrators broke away from a protest march.

Portugal will not extradite former CIA agent to Italy afterall

De Sousa was among 26 Americans convicted for kidnapping suspect Osama Moustafa Hassan Nas, also known as Abu Omar, from a Milan street on Feb. 17, 2003.

EU puts Italy on notice over rising debt

Since the EU's debt crisis, countries have committed to hit certain targets to avoid a repeat.

Mediterranean migrant deaths have risen to a record level

The increasing number of rescue boats trying to prevent mass drownings there might actually be helping the smugglers, the European Union's border and coast guard chief says.

EU considers to review foreign investment rules

Germany, France and Italy have sent the Commission a joint letter that urges the EU executive to re-examine the rules to allow them to block or impose strict conditions on deals involving public security and public order.



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