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Express   22 August 2017   Italy   Ischia  
<p>The 4.5 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), according to Italian authorities.</p><p>Two women died and 39 people are injured – at least one of them seriously – after the earthquake struck.</p><p>Seven are still ...
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BBC NEWS   06 July 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Researchers have unlocked the chemistry of Roman concrete which has resisted the elements for thousands of years.</p><p>Ancient sea walls built by the Romans used a concrete made from lime and volcanic ash to bind with rocks.</p><p>Now scientists have discovered ...
The construction index   14 March 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>The designs have been unveiled for a new football stadium designed by Arup for the Italian city of Florence.</p> <p>ACF Fiorentina&rsquo;s new venue will host the club&rsquo;s home matches and will be part of the redevelopment of a 48ha area, which includes ...
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The Guardian   10 March 2017   Italy   Marche, Ancona  
<p>An Italian couple have been killed after a motorway bridge collapsed on top of their car, in Italy&rsquo;s second such tragedy in just over four months.<br /><br />Police said Antonella Viviani, 54, and her husband, 60-year-old Emidio Diomede, died at the ...
The Independent   19 January 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Thirty people are missing after an avalanche buried a small hotel in the mountains of central Italy after a series of earthquakes, authorities say.</p> <p>Italian media said the avalanche covered the three-storey hotel in Abruzzo, an earthquake-hit zone ...
The Independent   18 January 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Four earthquakes have struck Italy, shaking buildings in Rome and Florence just months after almost 300 people were killed in one of the worst disasters in living memory.</p> <p>Residents of the capital described their homes and offices shaking when the ...
BBC NEWS   08 November 2016   Italy   Europe  
<p>Two people were killed as areas of Italy were struck by appalling weather.</p> <div class="hide-wrapper extra-content"> <p>An Indian man died when a tornado lashed Ladispoli on the coast north of Rome. Another man died when a tree fell on his car and many ...
La Stampa Italia   31 October 2016   Italy   Europe  
<p>An overpass collapsed on the highway 36 Milano-Lecco (Hanno). Two cars were crushed following the bridge collapse. As per La Stampa, one people died and four were wounded.</p>
BBC NEWS   31 October 2016   Italy   Europe  
<p>A strong earthquake has struck near Norcia in central Italy, destroying numerous buildings.</p><p>The tremors come nearly two months after a major earthquake killed almost 300 people and destroyed several towns.</p><p>Sunday's quake measured magnitude 6.6 ...
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BBC NEWS   27 October 2016   Italy   Europe  
<p>Two strong earthquakes have hit central Italy, damaging buildings and injuring dozens of people.</p><p>A 5.5-magnitude quake struck at 19:10 (17:10 GMT) near Visso in Macerata province, followed two hours later by a 6.1 magnitude tremor in the same area.<br>Emergency ...