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article 28 March 2015 World, Italy
Amanda Knox, Meredith Kercher, Raffaele Sollecito
Meredith Kercher murder acquittals: timeline

The decision to overturn the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Meredith Kercher may bring to an end a saga that began in a bedroom in Perugia seven years ago.

article 28 March 2015 UK, Italy
Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox murder acquittal: 'Meredith was my friend'

Italy's highest court overturns the convictions of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

article 16 February 2015 World, Jordan
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Islamic State hostage takings - a timeline

The latest video of 21 Egyptians being beheaded in Libya is part of Islamic State's tactic to gain funding and spread fear through the threat of the knife.

video 13 February 2015 World, Italy

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Ennio Morricone: I still 'regret' missing A Clockwork Orange

Maestro Ennio Morricone, 86, composed the score for over 500 films - including The Good, The Bad and The Ugly and Once Upon a Time in America. But there's one that got away.

article 11 February 2015 World, Italy
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by 300 more dead, has Europe failed Lampedusa migrants?

More than 300 people are feared dead after attempting to reach Italy from Libya on four separate rubber dinghies, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) say.

video 01 February 2015 World, Italy

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Venice flooded ahead of carnival - video

High waters washed over canal walls and flooded St Mark's square in Venice ahead of the first full day of the Venice carnival on Sunday.

video 15 January 2015 World, Afghanistan

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Should Europe be more fair to migrants risking their lives?

Gulwali Passarlay, an Afghan refugee who came to Britain partly with the help of smugglers, tells Channel 4 News he tried 100 times to escape to the UK from Calais.

article 15 January 2015 World, Italy
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Jonathan Miller by On the trail of the smugglers shipping refugees to Europe

The people smugglers in Turkey are Syrians and they tell us they're doing their compatriots a favour. Here, in Mersin Otogar, we meet a smuggler and a Syrian family desperate to reach Europe.

article 15 January 2015 World, Italy
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The role of social media in Europe's migrant crisis

Facebook pages apparently set up by smugglers are specifically targeting Syrians as part of a new method of recruiting refugees to pay for places on board ships bound for Europe.