Italy: Archaeologists discover ‘slave room’ at Pompeii
13 November 2021 | 2:08 pm
The room containing three beds and one window was excavated in a villa buried by the 79 A.D. volcanic eruption. Officials say it offers "a very rare insight into the daily life of slaves" in the ancient city.
11 Jul 2021
Hundreds of England fans are already at Wembley Stadium, many without tickets, just to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy. Home side England are ready to make history as they chase a first major trophy in 55 years, but rivals Italy are in the mood to spoil the party at Wembley.
12 Jul 2021
Italy defeated England 3-2 on penalties following a high-octane match that finished 1-1 after 120 minutes. Italy clinch their first European title since 1968 with Roberto Mancini credited with raising the Azzurri from the ashes. For England, football will not be coming home but the team still has the potential to dominate for years to come. Catch all the analysis on our final Euro 2021 show!
12 Jul 2021
England supporters who gathered in London to watch the Euro 2020 final say they're "gutted" about the team's defeat to Italy on penalties, but "proud of them" for getting so far in the tournament.
14 Jul 2021
The restriction will come into effect at the beginning of August, the Italian government has confirmed. Campaigners say the liners cause damage to Venice's ecosystem.
15 Aug 2021
Firefighters in Italy continue to battle raging blazes. Late Friday, some 150 people were trapped in two seaside areas in the port city of Catania, before being rescued.
15 Aug 2021
Amid the current heatwave, Italy is struggling to contain the wildfires that are raging around the country. In addition to the scorching heat, there is a variety of reasons why wildfires have become such a problem.
14 Aug 2021
The star of Italy's Olympic team, Lamont Marcell Jacobs, returned home as a national hero on Monday after the country's best performance in the Games' history capped an unforgettable summer of sport for the Mediterranean nation. Jacobs produced arguably the shock result of the Olympics -– and one of the biggest shocks in Olympic history -- when he claimed victory in the 100m, storming out of athletics obscurity to take gold in a time of 9.80sec.
13 Sep 2021
Four women and a six-year-old child were reportedly injured in the stabbing, which occurred in the resort town of Rimini. Prosecutors believe the man was under the influence of drugs.
2 Oct 2021
Eitan is at the center of a custody battle between his Israeli grandfather and his aunt who lives in Italy. In May, the 6-year-old's parents and younger brother were killed in a cable car crash in Piedmont.
29 Sep 2021
Numbers of migrant arrivals in Lampedusa have jumped. The arrival of 686 people on one rusty fishing boat is the largest single arrival in 2021.
8 Oct 2021
Italy's northwestern Liguria region is hit by flooding and mudslides after heavy rain causes several rivers and streams to break their banks. The Letimbro river running through the coastal city of Savona turns into a torrent with muddy water and debris rapidly sweeping downstream.
14 Oct 2021
Israeli archaeologists uncover a Byzantine-era, industrial-scale wine complex which produced some two million litres of the drink annually. The facility in Yavne, south of Tel Aviv that was a Jewish settlement during biblical times and a key city after the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD.
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Family and friends of British journalist Dom Phillips attended his funeral near Rio de Janeiro. The last rites for Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who was killed while working with Phillips, were held a day earlier.
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Group of Seven leaders have unveiled an infrastructure plan meant to bolster the global economy and counter China. But crippling debt owed by poorer countries may get in the way.
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The event in Portugal will present a nonbinding declaration meant to curb ocean pollution and destruction, as well as discuss financing models for ocean preservation.
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An oil supertanker that has been moored in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen since 1976 could break apart and unleash part or all of its 1.1 million barrels of oil on the Horn of Africa, the UN warns. Also in this edition: Britain's Prince Charles expresses regret for the legacy of slavery, and Rwanda is set to produce its own mRNA vaccines in a first for the continent.