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Eurovision 2017

The most fabulous night in the musical calendar returns with political drama, horse masks, and a few plot twists, writes Elizabeth Rushton

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The Sikh Kirpan and Italy: Religious freedom or a threat to security?

An Italian court rules against carrying the Kirpan by Sikh men, igniting debate on human rights and religious freedom

Luca Toni, Fiorentina. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

ACF Fiorentina: The Lazarus Mission

Football is sacred to most, but in Florence, miracles of biblical proportions have occurred before…

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Italy’s national prospects are growing with the re-emergence of Serie A

Italy are enjoying a talent-boom like no other this season, but who are the ones to keep an eye on?

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Global News

This week in global news

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The Italian referendum: what now?

Italians have rejected Prime Minister Renzi’s reform and are left wondering about the alternatives

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Six Nations so far: National rivalry overshadows a lack of quality

As we head into the final 2 weeks of the 6 nations, Toby Webb reflects on the tournament so far.

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Six Nations: Italy vs. England Preview

Jonathan analyses England’s recent victory against Scotland and reflects what to build on going into the match against the Azzuri

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Cambridge student found murdered in Cairo

Visiting scholar and Cambridge Ph.D. student Giulio Regeni was found murdered in Cairo

The beautiful coliseum. Photo: Richard Yarwood

Experience… Rome

Olivia Burt whisks you away to Rome for a magical three days

The Man Himself

Farca Italia

The number of corruption and bribery allegations made against Berlusconi reads like an episode of Boardwalk Empire, with one key difference: Boardwalk Empire has a sense of realism.

June saw the Bilderberg Group gather at the luxury Survetta House hotel in St Mortiz for this year's conference

Ailing EU economies turn to Bilderberg buddies

The new leaders of Greece and Italy have more in common than their job titles – both are members of the secretive Bilderberg Group. Andrew Williams takes a look at the mysterious organisation