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'Arrest me': Italy's Salvini challenges prosecutor's migrant probe

'Arrest me': Italy's Salvini challenges prosecutor's migrant probe

A stand-off over 150 migrants on a ship docked in an Italian port is over but the legal skirmishing has just begun.

  • by Angelo Amante

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'No way': Italy's leader takes Australian cue on refugees
Immigration

'No way': Italy's leader takes Australian cue on refugees

Co-opting an Australian ad campaign, Italy's Deputy PM said no migrant rescued at sea will set foot on Italian soil.

  • by Nick Miller
Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 per cent: report

Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 per cent: report

Engineering experts determined in February that corrosion of metal cables supporting the Genoa highway bridge had reduced the bridge's strength by 20 per cent.

Bodies of family, last of the missing, found under Genoa bridge
Tragedy

Bodies of family, last of the missing, found under Genoa bridge

Rescue workers have found the bodies of three people in the wreckage of Genoa's collapsed highway bridge, the last people reported missing in the disaster.

  • by Giulia Segreti
‘Boundless pain’ as Italy mourns victims of motorway collapse
Road safety

‘Boundless pain’ as Italy mourns victims of motorway collapse

Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia has pledged to rebuild the bridge, but its chief executive stopped short of apologising for the disaster.

  • by Elisabetta Povoledo
Why ‘holier than thou’ Jamie Oliver is putting pizza back on the menu
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Why ‘holier than thou’ Jamie Oliver is putting pizza back on the menu

Jamie Oliver says the lock-out laws and Brexit are behind his restaurant woes but for the first time has conceded he has had to take a "humble pill".

  • by Latika Bourke
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'In ten years this bridge will collapse': the man who foresaw a tragedy
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Infrastructure

'In ten years this bridge will collapse': the man who foresaw a tragedy

Blame for the tragic collapse of a huge road bridge in Genoa is being laid uncomfortably close to Italy's new government.

  • by Nick Miller
Salvini points finger at EU after Italian bridge disaster kills dozens
Tragedy

Salvini points finger at EU after Italian bridge disaster kills dozens

Italy's euroskeptic Deputy Prime Minister has seized on the bridge collapse to argue against European Union budget constraints.

  • by Gregory Viscusi
Former Italian footballer Davide Capello escapes bridge plunge
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Former Italian footballer Davide Capello escapes bridge plunge

The former Cagliari goalkeeper-turned-fireman escapes when his car plunged off the deadly Genoa bridge when it collapsed.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Drivers cheat death on Italian bridge as cars ahead plunge into the void
Tragedy

Drivers cheat death on Italian bridge as cars ahead plunge into the void

Antonio Rubino slammed on the brakes of his car just short of the point at which the bridge in Genoa collapsed.

  • by Nick Squires & Andrea Vogt
'Immense tragedy': Motorway bridge collapse in Italy leaves dozens dead
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Tragedy

'Immense tragedy': Motorway bridge collapse in Italy leaves dozens dead

At least 30 people are dead after a motorway bridge collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, a deputy minister says.