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Irrepressible Italy have become the first team to reach the knockout stages of Euro 2020, cruising past Switzerland with their second 3-0 win in six days to make it ten victories in a row without conceding a goal.
Italian police have diffused a car bomb near the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, which was discovered ahead of the Euro 2020 football match between Italy and Switzerland. The city’s mayor said the device was found in an official’s car.
Gianluigi Buffon, 43, who is widely regarded as one of the finest goalkeepers of all time, is set to sign a two-year deal to return to former club Parma in a move which comes TWO DECADES after he first left the club.
Rome prosecutors are investigating the disappearance of numerous valuable pieces of art at Rai, Italy's public broadcaster. They include works by Claude Monet and Amedeo Modigliani, some of which were replaced by fakes.
The political ‘great and good’ will convene in sunny Cornwall this weekend for the annual G7 summit to address their two 'big issues’: the pandemic and the green agenda. The former is vital, the latter is riddled with flaws.
Italian giants AC Milan and Inter Milan have expressed their sorrow following the death of Seid Visin, an adopted Ethiopian whose death at the age of 20 left his club paying tribute to an "enormous talent with a fragile heart".