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Motorcycling: Marquez smashes lap record to take pole in Italy

Honda's world champion Marc Marquez secured his fourth pole position of the MotoGP season on Saturday ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, edging out Fabio Quartararo at the ...

Motorcycling: Marquez smashes lap record to take pole in Italy

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Motorcycling: Marquez on pole at Sachsenring for 10th year in a row Honda's MotoGP champion Marc Marquez completed a decade of German Grand Prix pole positions with his 10th in a row in all categories at the Sachsenring on Saturday....
18:35, 07/06/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez braves wet conditions to take pole in France Honda's world champion Marc Marquez took pole position for the French Grand Prix after overcoming crashes in rainy conditions during practice and qualifying at Le Mans on Saturday....
16:51, 05/18/2019

North West 200: Irwin smashes lap record to seal Superbike pole Three-time North West 200 race winner Glen Irwin smashed the lap record to claim Superbike pole, beating Tuesday SBK pacesetter Dean Harrison by 0.206 seconds...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Marquez breaks lap record on way to pole at Italian MotoGP SCARPERIA, Italy (AP) — Titleholder Marc Marquez set a lap record at Mugello on his way to pole position for the Italian MotoGP on Saturday. Marquez, who rides for Honda, timed 1 minute, 45.519 seconds at the end of qualifying to be 0.214 ahead of Fa...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win Honda's world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings....
15:51, 05/19/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo took out the Spaniard's main rivals in a mass crash on the second lap....
17:34, 06/16/2019

Motorcycling: Vinales wins at Assen, Marquez stretches MotoGP lead Spaniard Maverick Vinales won the Dutch TT at Assen on Sunday for Yamaha's first win of the year while Honda's world champion Marc Marquez finished second to extend his MotoGP lead to 44 points....
18:17, 06/30/2019

| Marquez snatches pole for Italian MotoGP Marc Marquez snatched pole for Sunday's Italian MotoGP with Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo and Ducati's Petrucci joining the Honda rider on the front row at Mugello....
05:34, 06/02/2019

MotoGP Mugello: Marquez just beats Quartararo to pole in qualifying Marc Marquez secured his fourth pole position of the 2019 MotoGP season, beating Fabio Quartararo by 0.214s at the end of a frenetic qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix...
17:00, 06/01/2019

MotoGP: Marquez Wins Spanish GP As Pole-sitter Quartararo Retires After securing a DNF in Argentina last month, reigning world champion Marc Marquez took a dominant win in the 2019 MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The Honda rider took his second win of the......
18:17, 05/05/2019

Marc Marquez takes pole position in mixed weather at Le Mans Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez secured pole position for the French Grand Prix at a drizzly Le Mans, despite crashing his Honda immediately after his fastest lap...
20:51, 05/18/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Schauffele smashes course record to win Tournament of Champions "Xander Schauffele equalled the course record with an 11-under-par 62 to win the Sentry Tournament of Champions by a stroke ahead of Gary Woodland in Hawaii on Sunday."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record - with video Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Stranger Things 3 smashes viewing figure record for Netflix Over 40 million households tune in to watch season three of the 80s-set fantasy drama in the first four days of its release, a record for the streaming giantStranger Things 3 has broken viewing records for Netflix, becoming the most watched film or s...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Avengers: Endgame Smashes Record for Biggest Opening Weekend (NEW YORK) — The universe belongs to Marvel. “Avengers: Endgame” shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally, reaching a new pinnacle in the ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit stance with a "do or die" pledge....
18:34, 07/17/2019

Disney's 'Avengers: Endgame' smashes China opening day record Marvel superhero movie "Avengers: Endgame" set an opening-day record in China with an estimated $107.2 million in ticket sales, distributor Walt Disney Co said....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Baked Alaska: Anchorage Smashes Temperature Record as Thermometer Hits 90 Degrees This year’s Independence Day in Anchorage, Alaska, is not one its residents will soon forget as the temperature got as high as 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius), establishing a new record for the northern city.Read more......
00:51, 07/06/2019

Karsten Warholm smashes European 400m hurdles record at London Anniversary Games Norway's Karsten Warholm was the star on day one of this weekend's Anniversary Games in London, as home favourite Laura Muir continued her terrific recent form with a dominant win in the 1500m....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Speedrunner Smashes A Computer-Assisted Super Mario Bros. Record By A Single Frame A tool-assisted Super Mario Bros. speedrun category that had seen no significant improvements for years may be getting a second wind after a single-frame improvement submitted by runner Maru370....
12:34, 05/02/2019

Stare in Awe at Valtteri Bottas' Record Silverstone Pole Position Lap Wow, wow, wow. Qualifying for the British Grand Prix this morning wasn’t particularly mind-blowing with excitement, but Mercedes proved it was back on top by setting a new Silverstone lap record. Valtteri Bottas stormed the circuit to produce not onl...
08:17, 07/14/2019

Lewis Hamilton's Record-Setting Monaco Pole Lap Could Have Been Even Faster In qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix Saturday, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took the pole position with an incredible record-setting lap time of 1 minute 10.166 seconds. This time was less than a tenth of a second quicker than teammate Valtteri ...
23:34, 05/25/2019

Austrian GP qualifying: Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole with lap record Charles Leclerc claimed his second Formula 1 pole position by topping Austrian Grand Prix qualifying for Ferrari, while team-mate Sebastian Vettel was hit by a mechanical problem in Q3...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Quartararo blitzes Assen MotoGP lap record for Dutch TT pole Fabio Quartararo obliterated his own lap record to top qualifying for MotoGP's Dutch TT and take his third pole of his rookie career, with Valentino Rossi only 14th...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Italy scores late to beat Bosnia 2-1 and keep perfect record TURIN, Italy (AP) — Marco Verratti scored a late winner to preserve Italy’s perfect record in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship with a 2-1 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina on Tuesday. Edin Dzeko’s first-half opener for Bosnia was t...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Marta breaks Klose’s World Cup record to send Brazil through with Italy Marta’s late penalty gave Brazil victory over Italy to secure progress into the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup and earned her place as the record scorer at the finals.The 33-year-old Orlando Pride forward, playing in her fifth World Cup, slotted in...
07:34, 06/19/2019

Greenpeace vessels begin pole-to-pole ocean journey - in pictures The Arctic Sunrise and the Esperanza, two Greenpeace vessels, are in Svalbard, Norway, on the first leg of a voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Their mission is to highlight the threats facing the oceans and to campaign for a global treaty cove...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Marta becomes record scorer at World Cup finals as Brazil beat Italy to reach last 16 Marta becomes the record goalscorer at World Cup finals as her 17th goal gives Brazil victory over Italy in Group C and a place in the last 16 in France....
12:17, 06/19/2019

Women's World Cup: Brazil beat Italy to reach last-16 as Marta breaks goal record A late penalty from legend Marta saw Brazil a narrow 1-0 win over Italy to secure progress into the last 16 of the Women's World Cup and earned her place as the record scorer at the finals....
23:51, 06/18/2019

3 Children Among 4 Killed After Train Smashes Into Their Car In France Three children and an adult were killed when a train smashed into their car Monday at a level crossing in eastern France, the mayor of the town said....
17:00, 07/15/2019

'Heat dome' smashes temperature records in Alaska Alaska may be famous for freezing temperatures and snow-capped mountains - but its biggest city has just smashed heat records as the US state basks under a heatwave....
21:17, 07/06/2019

Katarina Johnson-Thompson smashes her personal best to win heptathlon • Johnson-Thompson wins in Götzis by 337 points• Briton says: ‘It gives me so much confidence’After two days of exhilarating competition in the world’s most prestigious heptathlon event, Katarina Johnson-Thompson tumbled across the line in the 800m b...
03:51, 05/27/2019

Elderly driver smashes into parked cars on the UES: police An elderly driver lost control of his SUV and plowed into two parked cars in the East Side Sunday afternoon, cops said. Video from the scene, posted to Citizen, shows a silver SUV wedged under a blue SUV and a red sedan with the rear window smashed. ...
04:34, 05/20/2019

Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D smashes storylines together for the season's big two-parter The first thing that came to mind in the early minutes of “Collision Course, Part 1" was this—Lord, how far we’ve come. In comparison to the first season of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., which did its best to fit into the then-still-pretty-grounded my...
06:18, 07/06/2019

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owned apps that have hit that target. What makes this feat even more incredible is that Google Docs ...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Europol smashes major European crime gang In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles....
17:00, 05/22/2019

| Roglic smashes rivals with Giro time-trial win Slovenian ace Primoz Roglic set a serious marker on the Giro d'Italia, not only winning the stage nine individual time-trial, but damaging several key title rivals in the process....
19:51, 05/19/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ Phenom James Holzhauer Smashes Through $1 Million Mark Holzhauer, a 34-year-old professional gambler from Las Vegas, is amassing cash at an unprecedented rate and won another $118,816 in his 14th victory on Tuesday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Oil rallies and bitcoin smashes through $12,000 in nervous markets – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Oil and bitcoin rally in nervous marketsBrent crude at $66/barrel for first time in a monthBitcoin smashes through $12,000 to a 15-month high 10.19am BST Newsflash: America’s Tre...
11:34, 06/26/2019

Outrage after Instagram model smashes nose off Poland statue One Instagram model has been slammed on social media for defacing a 200-year-old statue in Poland, reportedly in hopes of gaining more followers. In recent days, influencer Julia Slonska has been blasted for a 6-second video in which she knocks the n...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been turned into a viral ad....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Spain smashes prostitution ring that duped Ukrainian women MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes. The National Police said in a statement Tuesday they...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Ten out of 10 for Marquez at the Sachsenring "Honda\u0027s MotoGP champion Marc Marquez won the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring for the 10th year in a row, across all classes, on Sunday to stretch his overall lead to 58 points."...
15:17, 07/07/2019

Wrong-way driver smashes into Uber inside Queens-Midtown Tunnel Harrowing dashcam video shows the moment an unlicensed driver speeding in his daddy’s car slammed into a vehicle inside the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, seriously injuring two people, according to authorities and sources. Jorje Beato, who only has a ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Twins' Jonathan Schoop Smashes Baseball Into The Damn Kuiper Belt They say a massive asteroid will zoom within 20,000 miles of Earth in the year 2029. Perhaps this “asteroid” is in fact the mighty dinger of some titanic batsman from elsewhere in our galaxy. You can’t rule it out! At any rate it is no doubt in the s...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Flying turtle smashes into man’s vehicle, shattering windshield while cruising down highway A South Carolina man was lucky to walk away uninjured after a turtle was kicked up by a truck on a highway, and sent flying through the driver’s windshield, shattering it to pieces....
22:34, 05/03/2019

China smashes counterfeiting ring that sold hard drives: Xinhua Chinese police have seized more than 210,000 hard drives produced by a counterfeit ring that sold them as brand-name items from the likes of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM, the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
17:34, 05/11/2019

China smashes counterfeiting ring that sold hard drives - Xinhua Chinese police have seized more than 210,000 hard drives produced by a counterfeit ring that sold them as brand-name items from the likes of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM, the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
11:17, 05/11/2019

Dovizioso: Marquez isn't completely 'under control' "Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says his rival Marc Marquez\u0027s crash at Austin shows the Spaniard \"doesn\u0027t have everything under control\"."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

MotoGP champion Marquez goes top after win in Spain World champion Marc Marquez swept back to the top of the MotoGP standings by a single point on Sunday after running away with his home Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez....
22:17, 05/05/2019

Marquez’s arm, bat lead Rockies past Padres 12-2 DENVER (AP) — German Marquez pitched effectively into the sixth inning and had a three-run double in Colorado’s seven-run fourth inning as the Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 12-2 on Friday night. Trevor Story also homered among his three hit...
08:34, 05/11/2019

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
17:17, 05/19/2019

Ducati 'can't think' about fighting Marquez in next MotoGP races Andrea Dovizioso says Ducati will be more competitive in the coming MotoGP races, but says this still won't be enough to "even start thinking" about challenging championship leader Marc Marquez...
17:34, 07/11/2019

The power behind Marc Marquez's MotoGP throne He's the cajoler and confidant of perhaps the world's greatest motorcycle racer. Less gray eminence perhaps -- Santi Hernandez is mop-haired and bearded -- but this man is an almost permanent fixture at the side of five-time MotoGP world champion Mar...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Márquez wins Spanish GP, takes points lead JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Titleholder Marc Márquez won the Spanish MotoGP for a second straight year and took over the championship lead on Sunday. Márquez claimed his 46th career MotoGP victory and his second of the season after steering his Honda to the ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Marquez quiets Pirates as Rockies roll to 5-0 victory PITTSBURGH (AP) — German Márquez struck out seven over eight dominant innings, Trevor Story hit his 11th home run and the Colorado Rockies cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 Tuesday night. Márquez (5-2) gave up three hits, walked one and didn̵...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Marquez calls Austin crash 'hard to understand' "Marc Marquez says the crash that brought his MotoGP win streak at Austin to an abrupt end was \"hard to understand\" because he was not pushing to the limit."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Vinales beats Marquez for first MotoGP win of 2019 in Ducth TT Maverick Vinales scored his and Yamaha's first win of 2019 after emerging victorious in a thrilling three-way fight with Marc Marquez and Fabio Quartararo in the MotoGP Dutch TT...
15:17, 06/30/2019

Rins could have challenged Marquez for Catalan MotoGP victory Alex Rins believes had he not gotten stuck behind Ducati's Danilo Petrucci in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, he could have mounted a challenge for his second victory of 2019...
00:34, 06/19/2019

Barcelona MotoGP: Marc Marquez fastest in first practice Marc Marquez led Fabio Quartararo by 0.111s seconds in opening MotoGP practice for the Catalan Grand Prix, while Mugello race winner Danilo Petrucci was a low-key 18th...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals "MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo fell and took out the Spaniard\u0027s main rivals in a mass crash."...
17:17, 06/16/2019

| Marquez wins French MotoGP for family double Spain's defending world champion Marc Marquez of Honda won the French MotoGP at Le Mans ahead of Italian pair Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci of Ducati....
19:51, 05/19/2019

Dovizioso says Ducati needs more at its weak tracks to beat Marquez Andrea Dovizioso has warned that finishing fourth in tracks like Jerez, which don't suit the Ducati, will not be enough to topple Marc Marquez in the 2019 MotoGP title fight...
17:00, 05/10/2019

MotoGP Sachsenring: Rossi, Dovizioso into Q1, Marquez fastest Honda rider Marc Marquez topped the third MotoGP practice session at the Sachsenring, while Valentino Rossi and Andrea Dovizioso will have to take part in Q1...
12:55, 07/06/2019

Petrucci beats Marquez for emotional 1st MotoGP victory SCARPERIA, Italy (AP) — Danilo Petrucci of Italy held off Marc Marquez to gain an emotional first ever MotoGP victory on Sunday in the Italian Grand Prix. Titleholder Marquez briefly took the lead on the last lap but Petrucci managed to edge out the ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Marquez's arm, bat lead Rockies past Padres 12-2 German Marquez pitched effectively into the sixth inning and doubled to drive in three runs in Colorado's seven-run fourth inning as the Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 12-2        ...
07:17, 05/11/2019

Marquez: Assen "best race" for my 2019 MotoGP championship hopes Marc Marquez says the Dutch TT was the "best race" for his MotoGP championship hopes, as the Honda rider increased his points lead to 44 after finishing second...
13:34, 07/03/2019

Marquez willing to sacrifice Germany MotoGP streak for title hopes MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez says he's ready to sacrifice his German Grand Prix winning streak if he feels going for the win could be detrimental to his points lead...
19:17, 07/06/2019

Italian GP: Marquez didn't battle Petrucci to help MotoGP title bid Marc Marquez claims he did not try a last-lap winning move in the Italian Grand Prix because he was thinking of the MotoGP title race with Andrea Dovizioso...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Alex Rins takes first win in Texas as Marc Marquez crashes out "Spaniard Alex Rins celebrated a surprise first MotoGP victory with Suzuki in Texas on Sunday as MotoGP champion Marc Marquez crashed out, ending a six-year winning streak at the Circuit of the Americas."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Miller got "carried away" battling Marquez in Le Mans MotoGP race Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller says he fell out of the French Grand Prix podium positions because he "got carried away" racing Marc Marquez and damaged his tyres...
17:17, 05/20/2019

MotoGP: Marquez Wins Dramatic French GP; Hard Fought 2nd For Dovizioso Reigning world champion Marc Marquez of Honda secured another win this season after a dominant run in the 2019 MotoGP French Grand Prix at Le Mans. The Japanese factory team secured its 300th premier......
00:51, 05/20/2019

Dominant Jerez win perfect response after Austin crash - Marc Marquez Honda rider Marc Marquez says the dominant manner of his victory in Jerez was a way of showing his rivals that his confidence hadn't been knocked by his Austin crash...
18:00, 05/05/2019

MotoGP: Marquez Beats Vinales To Win German GP; Crutchlow finishes On Podium Repsol Honda racer Marc Marquez secured yet another win of the season in the 2019 MotoGP German Grand Prix. The reigning world champion took his tenth consecutive win at Sachsenring, beating Yamaha's......
02:00, 07/08/2019

Marquez's brother's part in Pramac's 2020 MotoGP machinery dilemma The Pramac MotoGP team has been in contact with Moto2 frontrunner Alex Marquez, as it faces a conundrum over the specifications of the Ducati bikes it will run in 2020...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Marquez’s brother’s part in Pramac’s 2020 MotoGP machinery dilemma The Pramac MotoGP team has been in contact with Moto2 frontrunner Alex Marquez, as it faces a conundrum over the specifications of the Ducati bikes it will run in 2020...
17:51, 05/28/2019

Marquez's MotoGP form makes Honda reluctant to change, says Lorenzo Jorge Lorenzo feels team-mate Marc Marquez's imperious MotoGP form means Honda is reluctant to make changes to its RC213V that may help out other riders...
03:34, 06/02/2019

MotoGP Barcelona: Marquez defends Lorenzo over multi-rider crash Catalan Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says his Honda MotoGP team-mate Jorge Lorenzo "was not out of control" when he caused a multi-rider crash on lap two of Sunday's race...
10:17, 06/17/2019

MotoGP: Petrucci Beats Marquez To Win Italian GP; Bags Maiden Victory Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci crossed the chequered flag to claim his maiden MotoGP victory, after a climactic battle with reigning world champion Marc Marquez. Petrucci secured his first-ever win at......
23:00, 06/02/2019

Sachsenring MotoGP: Marc Marquez moves clear for Honda in practice Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez ended Friday at the Sachsenring as the practice pacesetter, outperforming nearest rival Alex Rins by 0.341 seconds in the afternoon session...
20:51, 07/05/2019

Marc Marquez: Honda has fixed issue that caused Austin MotoGP crash Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says his Honda team has resolved an issue that contributed to his costly crash from the lead in the Austin race...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Crutchlow: People can't grasp Marquez's hard Honda MotoGP bike ride Cal Crutchlow says people cannot how hard fellow Honda rider Marc Marquez is riding to extract the most from his bike in pursuit of his sixth MotoGP title...
13:00, 07/02/2019

Marquez was wary of Austin crash repeat leading German MotoGP race Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez admits his relatively small German Grand Prix winning margin was down to him being conscious of avoiding a repeat of his Austin crash...
11:51, 07/08/2019

Puig refutes Ducati claims Honda built MotoGP bike only for Marquez Honda team boss Alberto Puig has hit out at comments made by Ducati which suggested the Japanese marque has only built its MotoGP challenger for Marc Marquez...
19:17, 07/10/2019

Books of The Times: Gabriel García Márquez, Journalist? A Book Revives the Novelist’s First Calling “The Scandal of the Century: And Other Writings” collects García Márquez’s reporting. Along with Silvana Paternostro’s oral history “Solitude & Company,” it’s one of two new books about García Márquez’s life and work....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later,...
20:34, 07/02/2019

Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins h...
04:51, 05/24/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Pitching mailbag focuses on innings limits, Lucas Giolito's rise and German Marquez's fall You probably have had your starting pitchers knocked around so far in 2019. Who hasn't? Here's some guidance on how to make the best of it moving forward....
02:51, 06/18/2019

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this yea...
04:17, 06/12/2019

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Use a Fishing Pole to Teach Your Kid to Swing a Bat Because we are not above lazy parent hacks (may we present to you how to entertain your kid while lying down?), we are sharing this one. Attach a baseball (or any similar-sized ball) to a fishing rod, hold it steady, have your kid take a swing, reel ...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Bottas claims pole for Spanish GP "Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas put Mercedes on pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Lewis Hamilton qualifying alongside in a front row lockout."...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Ferrari junior Shwartzman takes first pole of new F3 era Ferrari Formula 1 junior Robert Shwartzman delivered a spectacular lap to score pole position for Prema Racing in the first qualifying of the new FIA Formula 3 Championship in Barcelona...
04:34, 05/11/2019

YART Yamaha on pole at the Slovakia Ring "After a tussle at the tail end of qualifying, YART Yamaha wrested pole position for the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring ahead of F.C.C. TSR Honda France and Suzuki Endurance Racing Team."...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have......
12:51, 07/13/2019

Bottas pips Hamilton to British GP pole "Valtteri Bottas won a battle of Mercedes team mates to deny Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position on Saturday."...
16:34, 07/13/2019

Caught On Cam: Bobcat Climbs Power Pole A bobcat that somehow found itself perched on top of a utility pole along Florida’s Interstate 75 is back on the ground. The bobcat was spotted atop the pole Thursday morning. Wildlife officials originally planned to wait for the animal to clim...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Vips take first F3 pole of 2019 for Hitech GP at Silverstone Red Bull Formula 1 junior Juri Vips delivered a first pole of the season for Hitech Grand Prix in one of the most exciting sessions of the Formula 3 season so far at Silverstone...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Look: Pole flies from pickup truck into car's windshield The Kansas Highway Patrol said a driver was lucky to evade injury when a metal pole flew from the back of a pickup truck on the highway and smashed through his windshield....
00:34, 06/26/2019

| Hamilton dedicates 'beautiful' pole to Lauda Lewis Hamilton said Saturday he wanted to dedicate his "beautiful" pole-clinching lap at the Monaco Grand Prix to Niki Lauda, who died earlier this week....
23:00, 05/25/2019

Lagarde seen in pole position to replace ECB's Draghi A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde would face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone economy with a nearly depleted policy arsenal....
19:00, 07/02/2019

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
13:51, 05/25/2019

Quartararo becomes youngest MotoGP pole sitter JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Fabio Quartararo was fastest in qualifying for the Spanish MotoGP on Saturday to become the youngest pole sitter in MotoGP history. At 20 years, 14 days, the Frenchman beat the previous record set by Marc Marquez in 2013. Quartara...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Quartararo becomes youngest MotoGP pole-sitter "French rider Fabio Quartararo became the youngest MotoGP pole sitter at the age of 20 years and 14 days at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez on Saturday."...
16:51, 05/04/2019

Sato over 220 mph to get IndyCar Series pole at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Takuma Sato has earned the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Texas with a two-lap qualifying average of 220.250 mph. Sato got his ninth career pole with the strong run Friday at the high-speed 1 ½-mile oval. The Rahal Lette...
03:34, 06/08/2019

BMW's Wittmann wins from pole in wet Hockenheim DTM opener BMW's Marco Wittmann won the DTM season opener at Hockenheim in heavy rain, pressured by Audis all the way as the new turbocharged era of the kicked off...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Hockenheim DTM: BMW's Wittmann takes pole in wet session Two-time champion Marco Wittmann put in a spectacular final qualifying lap for BMW to clinch pole position for the opening round of the DTM at a wet Hockenheim...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Valencia in pole position for fourth with win over Alaves "Valencia took control of the battle for the final Champions League qualifying place in La Liga by beating visitors Alaves 3-1 to climb above Getafe into fourth place on Sunday."...
21:34, 05/12/2019

| Leclerc on pole for Austrian GP, Hamilton hit by penalty Charles Leclerc claimed pole position for Ferrari in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix with a track record lap as Lewis Hamilton was hit with a grid penalty....
11:34, 06/30/2019

Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole in Austria "Charles Leclerc put Ferrari on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton second fastest for Mercedes but subject to a stewards\u0027 enquiry for alleged impeding."...
18:51, 06/29/2019

Pole-sitter Bottas taking nothing for granted "Valtteri Bottas may be on pole position for Sunday’s Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix, but the Finn will need no reminding that when it comes to the unforgiving streets of Baku that is not even half the job done."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Canada makes a claim to the North Pole The mystique of the North Pole, at the very top of the world, has long driven explorers to risk their lives in the Arctic — while those of us not so adventurously inclined look on in awe. Now, three northern nations are vying to stake their claim to ...
12:51, 06/10/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Friday practice....
14:17, 05/04/2019

F1: Lewis Hamilton seals crucial pole in Monaco Lewis Hamilton has secured arguably the most important pole position of the Formula 1 season. His teammate Valtteri Bottas shares the front row, while both Ferrari drivers had another fraught session....
21:34, 05/25/2019

Hamilton honors Lauda with Monaco pole for Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrated an emotional pole position for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Valtteri Bottas joining the Formula One leader on the front row, while Ferrari got their sums wrong....
21:51, 05/25/2019

Leclerc: New Ferrari F1 set-up philosophy boosted Austria pole lap Austrian Grand Prix polesitter Charles Leclerc believes a different set-up philosophy has given him a "stronger front" on his Ferrari Formula 1 car compared to previous events...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Leclerc fastest again in practice as Ferrari eyes pole at GP SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc posted the fastest lap time in final practice for the Austrian GP on Saturday, a day after also leading the second session. The Monegasque was the only driver to clock a time below 1 minute, 3 ...
15:00, 06/29/2019

Leclerc leads Hamilton, Verstappen to take Austrian GP pole Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has taken pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix, edging Lewis Hamilton and last year's winner Max Verstappen in qualifying        ...
18:51, 06/29/2019

F2 Austria: De Vries on pole, Renault F1 Hubert gambles for second Nyck de Vries took the fourth pole position of his Formula 2 career in Austria, while Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert used a clever strategy to land second...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Hamilton put Mercedes on pole for Monaco Grand Prix "Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on an emotional pole position for the showcase Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Valtteri Bottas alongside on the front row."...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Barcelona F2: Ghiotto takes pole despite complaining of car issue Luca Ghiotto scored a stunning pole position for the Formula 2 feature race in Barcelona late in the qualifying session, despite complaining of car issues...
04:34, 05/11/2019

Harvick on pole for Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick is on the pole and Stewart-Haas teammate Clint Bowyer will be right with him when the green flag drops on Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. SHR actually swept the first four spots...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Motor racing: Bottas on pole in Spain for third race in a row Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas put his Mercedes on pole position by a massive margin at the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Lewis Hamilton having to settle for second in a front row lockout....
17:00, 05/11/2019

Bowyer powers to pole for NASCAR All-Star Race CONCORD, N.C. - Though he didn't get into his pit stall as quickly as he would have liked in the unique Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race qualifying format, Clint Bowyer had enough speed in his No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford to earn the pole posit...
04:17, 05/18/2019

Rowland fastest, Vergne on pole at Monaco E-Prix "Jean-Eric Vergne will start on pole for the ABB FIA Formula E race in Monaco after qualifying pacesetter Oliver Rowland’s Paris penalty was applied."...
14:17, 05/11/2019

Rosenqvist claims first IndyCar pole at Indianapolis road course Felix Rosenqvist grabbed his first IndyCar pole by edging five-time champion Ganassi team-mate Scott Dixon in a very cold Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course qualifying...
04:34, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Pagenaud fights for job by winning Indy 500 pole INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Simon Pagenaud has won the pole for the Indianapolis 500, strengthening his case for keeping his job at Team Penske. Pagenaud averaged 229.992 mph in four laps...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Bottas takes pole at Spanish GP ahead of Hamilton Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas took pole position for a third straight race after topping qualifying at the Spanish GP on Saturday with a track record        ...
23:51, 05/11/2019

| Hamilton powers to French Grand Prix pole Lewis Hamilton timed his best lap to perfection when he took pole position ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with a late effort at the French Grand Prix....
21:17, 06/22/2019

Hamilton takes pole position for French GP; Vettel 7th Lewis Hamilton again peaked when it mattered to clinch a record-extending 86th career pole position at the French Grand Prix on Saturday       ...
16:34, 06/22/2019

Byron tops 173 mph and hits fast lap to win pole at Pocono LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — William Byron turned a lap of 173.494 mph on Saturday to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Byron won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up his first-place start last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Byron...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Driver Killed After Hitting Utility Pole Near Harrodsburg MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was killed when a car skidded on a wet road and crashed in Mercer County. It happened Thursday on Perryville Road near Rose Lane, about two miles outside of Harrodsburg. Investigators say the car slid off...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Crash damages power pole, causes road closure Google Maps TUCSON – A two-vehicle collision is causing traffic restrictions Thursday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Department says one of the vehicles involved crashed into a power pole near W. Bopp Road and S. Tucson Estates Parkway at about 5 a...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Relentless Ineos already in pole position for Tour glory Team Ineos are already poised for a Tour de France triumph before the race even enters the high mountains after a brutal display of strength on the eve of the first rest day....
21:51, 07/16/2019

Bottas denies Hamilton his home British GP pole Valtteri Bottas beat crowd favourite and Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton by the blink of an eye on Saturday to deny his Mercedes team mate a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position....
02:51, 07/14/2019

Joey Logano wins 2nd Cup Series pole of season BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season Saturday, while Aric Almirola again fell just short of the top qualifying spot. It’s Logano’s 22nd career pole and fourth at Michigan International Spe...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Bottas wins pole at Spanish GP ahead of Hamilton Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas won pole position for a third straight grand prix after topping qualifying at the Spanish GP on Saturday with a new track record        ...
16:34, 05/11/2019

The US wants to send astronauts to the moon’s south pole in 2024 Vice president Mike Pence has announced that NASA’s newest goal is to land astronauts on the south pole of the moon by 2024, in an effort to beat Russia and China...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Bottas takes pole in Azerbaijan after Leclerc crashes Valtteri Bottas qualified in pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after Charles Leclerc's crash instigated one of the longest qualifying sessions in recent years        ...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Bottas denies teammate Hamilton pole for British GP Valtteri Bottas was six milliseconds faster than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for the British Grand Prix       ...
17:34, 07/13/2019

‘Pole Dancing Rat’ steals the show on NYC subway train Step aside, Chinese Takeout Rat — there’s a new rodent superstar taking the subway by storm. The Instagram account @SubwayCreatures shared a video Thursday of a rat bumping and grinding on the poles of a Manhattan Transit Authority F train with...
19:17, 05/30/2019

#7 Toyota on provisional Le Mans pole despite bizarre collision Kamui Kobayashi put the #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID on provisional pole position for the Le Mans 24 Hours, before the car went airborne in a collision with an LMP2 runner...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Sam Tordoff takes AmD Tuning's first BTCC pole position at Thruxton Sam Tordoff scored AmD Tuning's first pole position in the British Touring Car Championship, pulling out a narrow 0.030sec advantage with just three seconds of Thruxton qualifying remaining...
20:51, 05/18/2019

Sims: New York pole and podium proves 2018/19 appproach was right Alexander Sims reckons his pole and second place in the 2018/19 Formula E season finale was confirmation he was right to stick to his approach during a difficult debut season...
14:00, 07/15/2019

The north pole is moving and if it flips, life on Earth is in trouble The magnetic north pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model of the planet's core...
16:51, 06/28/2019

Clint Bowyer captures pole for NASCAR All-Star race Clint Bowyer captured the poll for the NASCAR All-Star race on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, putting him in terrific position to take home the $1 million first-place prize.        ...
02:51, 05/18/2019

Vergne charges to pole in Swiss E-Prix, Di Grassi 19th "Jean-Eric Vergne extended his 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship lead by claiming pole for the Swiss E-Prix in Bern, where his closest title rival Lucas di Grassi qualified 19th."...
16:00, 06/22/2019

Canada to fight Denmark, Russia for claims to North Pole Canada has set up a fight against Russia and Denmark for claims to vast portions of the Arctic seabed, including the North Pole - triggering potential boundary negotiations in the future....
18:17, 05/29/2019

W Series Zolder: Chadwick beats Visser and Powell to take pole Jamie Chadwick secured her second consecutive W Series pole by finishing ahead of Beitske Visser and Alice Powell with a time of 1m28.681 seconds in qualifying at Zolder...
12:34, 05/18/2019

WTCR Zandvoort: Bjork on pole as Cyan takes 1-2-3, Muller second Thed Bjork scored his first pole position of the World Touring Car Cup season as Cyan Racing's Lynk & Co 03 cars locked out the top three positions at Zandvoort...
12:34, 05/18/2019

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Alexander Rossi wins pole at 1st of 2 Detroit IndyCar races DETROIT (AP) — Alexander Rossi won his second pole of the season, leading qualifying for the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races. The Andretti Autosport driver, coming off a second-place finish at the Indianapolis 500, turned the fastest lap Saturd...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session....
15:34, 06/13/2019

Rookie Rosenqvist claims 1st pole at IndyCar Grand Prix INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Swedish rookie Felix Rosenqvist won the pole for Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix by edging teammate Scott Dixon in qualifying Friday. Rosenqvist finished with a fast lap of 1 minute, 8.2785 seconds. Dixon, of New Zealand, made...
00:17, 05/11/2019

F1: Valtteri Bottas To Start Azerbaijan GP On Pole; Leclerc Crashes In Q2 Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will be starting the 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in pole position snatching the lead from teammate Lewis Hamilton. It will be a front-row lockout for Mercedes......
19:00, 04/28/2019

Toyota: SMP's strategy cost it stronger Le Mans WEC pole shot Toyota believes SMP Racing could have challenged for pole position at the Le Mans 24 Hours if it had concentrated its qualifying efforts on one driver per car...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Alonso fails to qualify as Pagenaud takes Indy pole Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso narrowly failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday as France's Simon Pagenaud took pole position for the May 26 race....
05:51, 05/20/2019

Vettel takes pole position ahead of Hamilton at Canadian GP MONTREAL (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning final lap to clinch pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton looked set for a career-extending 86th pole — and a record seventh in M...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Spain extradites Pole convicted of recording govt talks Polish police say a businessman who fled to Spain after being convicted in an illegal eavesdropping case that led to the fall of a Polish government has been extradited to Poland...
19:00, 06/07/2019

BTCC Oulton Park: BMW's Turkington dominates race one from pole Colin Turkington converted pole position into his third win of the 2019 British Touring Car Championship season in the opening race at Oulton Park, despite carrying maximum success ballast...
15:17, 06/30/2019

Logano on pole for NASCAR Daytona after lightning stops qualifying Penske's Joey Logano will start the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona from pole position after persistent lightning led to the cancellation of qualifying...
01:34, 07/06/2019

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
00:17, 06/05/2019

Bottas clinches pole in Azerbaijan, Hamilton second as Leclerc crashes "Mercedes claimed a second consecutive front-row lock-out with Valtteri Bottas beating his Silver Arrows team mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position in a dramatic qualifying session for the 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Vettel puts Ferrari on pole at Canadian Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for the second consecutive year on Saturday, snatching top spot from Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the death....
23:00, 06/08/2019

Red Bull Ring F3: Armstrong clinches convincing maiden FIA F3 pole Ferrari Formula 1 junior Marcus Armstrong took his first FIA Formula 3 pole position for Prema Racing in a dramatic and frenetic qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Valtteri Bottas edges out Lewis Hamilton for British F1 GP pole • Finn fastest by 0.006sec ahead of Mercedes teammate• Leclerc third for Ferrari, Red Bull’s Verstappen fourthValtteri Bottas took pole for the British Grand Prix, putting in a fine performance in qualifying under great pressure from the challenge of...
16:34, 07/13/2019

Monaco F2: De Vries on pole, rookies Ilott and Schumacher star Nyck de Vries took a stunning Monaco Formula 2 pole position, while Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher scored his best F2 qualifying result of his rookie year in fourth...
15:51, 05/23/2019

Lewis Hamilton storms to pole for F1 French Grand Prix • Hamilton holds off challenge of Bottas and Leclerc• ‘Valtteri goes in and puts in bloody good laps every time’For Lewis Hamilton, pole at the French Grand Prix seemed an almost inevitable conclusion for a driver clearly enjoying a confidence and to...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Bottas pips Hamilton to pole at British Grand Prix Valtteri Bottas denied Lewis Hamilton pole position at his home British Grand Prix by the tiniest of margins, crossing the line just 0.006 seconds ahead of his Mercedes teammate....
18:17, 07/13/2019

Hamilton dedicates Monaco GP pole to friend and mentor Lauda Lewis Hamilton beat his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix, while Ferrari slipped down the grid after another error-strewn performance        ...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton on pole in France, Vettel only seventh Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the French Grand Prix in track record time on Saturday as Mercedes, chasing their 10th successive win, swept the front row of the grid in dominant fashion....
03:17, 06/23/2019

Hamilton denied Brit GP pole by Bottas, takes on negativity Valtteri Bottas was six milliseconds faster than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for the British Grand Prix       ...
02:34, 07/14/2019

Charlotte native Byron, 21, wins Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski opined on Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets were the fastest cars in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage....
06:17, 05/24/2019

F1: Lewis Hamilton takes pole in France, Vettel back in 7th Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid for a record 63rd time, with Lewis Hamilton narrowly outpacing teammate Valtteri Bottas. Sebastian Vettel had a difficult session for Ferrari, while McLaren had a good day....
17:51, 06/22/2019

Suzuka SUPER GT: TOM's Lexus on pole, Button/Yamamoto seventh Le Mans 24 Hours winner Kazuki Nakajima and team-mate Yuhi Sekiguchi claimed pole position for SUPER GT's annual Suzuka round, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto qualified seventh...
12:34, 05/25/2019

India is about to launch a lander and rover to the moon’s south pole India is launching its second mission to the moon, called Chandrayaan 2, on 14 July. It will land near the lunar south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Renault F1 junior Guan Ju Zhou takes first F2 pole at Silverstone Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou became the first rookie of the season to take a Formula 2 pole, topping a thrilling session for Virtuosi Racing at Silverstone...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Colin Turkington beats Sam Tordoff to BTCC Oulton Park pole Colin Turkington scored his second pole position of the British Touring Car Championship season at Oulton Park, beating free practice pacesetter Sam Tordoff by three hundredths of a second...
01:00, 06/30/2019

India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi in pole position India began counting about 600 million votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party predicted to win a clear majority....
07:34, 05/23/2019

WTCR Vila Real: Hyundai's Michelsiz gets pole in disrupted qualifying Norbert Michelisz claimed pole position for the opening World Touring Car Cup race on the streets of Vila Real in a session disrupted by two full-course yellows...
16:19, 07/06/2019

Valtteri Bottas outshines Lewis Hamilton to claim Spanish GP pole • Bottas puts in commanding lap to deny teammate Hamilton• Sebastian Vettel third in front of Max VerstappenValtteri Bottas emphatically laid waste to the optimism Ferrari had brought to the Spanish Grand Prix with a pole position that left the Scude...
22:17, 05/11/2019

Canadian Grand Prix: LIVE updates as Vettel starts on pole "Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for the second consecutive year, but can he hold off Lewis Hamilton for victory?"...
20:34, 06/09/2019

An Astounding Amount of Water Has Been Discovered Beneath the Martian North Pole Using ground-penetrating radar, scientists detected a massive reservoir of frozen water sandwiched by layers of sand beneath the northern polar ice cap on Mars. This reservoir contains so much ice that, if melted and brought to the surface, it would ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Here’s how Canada made its case for claiming the North Pole over Russia, Denmark Russia and Denmark, which have made competing submissions to the United Nations, also argue that two undersea ridges beneath the Arctic Ocean are connected to their land masses....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Newgarden wins pole at Detroit Grand Prix, sets up sweep DETROIT (AP) — Josef Newgarden has won his first pole of the season, setting him up to sweep the Detroit Grand Prix races. The Team Penske driver turned the fastest lap at just under 1 minute, 15 seconds in qualifying Sunday, a day after he won on Be...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Sebastian Vettel snatches dramatic Canadian GP pole from Lewis Hamilton • Vettel outdoes championship leader Hamilton on final lap in Q3• Max Verstappen out in Q2 after Kevin Magnussen crashSebastian Vettel claimed pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for Ferrari, putting in a stunning lap of the Circuit Gilles Ville...
23:00, 06/08/2019

"Huge bummer" turbo lag cost me British GP pole shot - Verstappen Red Bull and its Formula 1 engine partner Honda are investigating the "turbo lag" issue Max Verstappen reported during British Grand Prix qualifying, which he called a "huge bummer"...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Jerez MotoGP: Quartararo takes shock pole in Petronas Yamaha one-two MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo claimed a shock maiden premier-class pole position at Jerez, leading a Petronas SRT Yamaha one-two ahead of team-mate Franco Morbidelli...
19:00, 05/04/2019

College pole vaulter killed in boat crash on Texas lake A standout pole vaulter at the University of Houston died during a boating accident in Texas, authorities and school officials said. Robert Platt, a 20-year-old sophomore originally from Sugar Land, was killed during a crash late Wednesday on Lake Ly...
00:51, 06/29/2019

TRAFFIC: Vehicle crashes into pole in central Tucson, sends 1 to hospital TUCSON – A person with life-threatening injuries has been transported to the hospital after being involved in central Tucson crash on Monday. Police say a vehicle ran into a pole near Broadway Boulevard and Country Club Road. Details are limited at t...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Hamilton hopes Vettel's Montreal pole is Ferrari's "turning point" Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton hopes Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix pole position marks a turning point for the Ferrari team this season...
23:51, 06/08/2019

The magnetic north pole is moving and a liquid-metal ball explains why The pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model of the planet's core...
14:34, 06/26/2019

Bobcat perched atop electrical pole in Florida on crawls down to safety A closer look at the animal perched atop an electrical pole on Alligator Alley in Collier County confirms that it was a bobcat, and not a Florida panther.        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton honors Lauda with Monaco pole for Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrated an emotional pole position for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Valtteri Bottas joining the Formula One leader on the front row, while Ferrari got their sums wrong....
19:51, 05/25/2019

TRAFFIC: Car hits power pole, closes south side intersection TUCSON – A south side intersection is closed after a vehicle struck a power pole Wednesday afternoon. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, northbound 12th Avenue is shut down from Nebraska to Wyoming streets. Tucson Electric Power crews are on-scene. TRAF...
02:34, 06/13/2019

Catsburg takes WTCR Slovakia main race pole for BRC Racing BRC Racing's Nicky Catsburg took pole again for the main World Touring Car Cup race at the Slovakia Ring, leading Hyundai team-mate Norbert Michelisz in a rain-affected second qualifying session...
04:34, 05/11/2019

Sette Camara takes first 2019 F2 pole in eventful France qualifying Sergio Sette Camara completed a clean sweep of Formula 2 sessions so far in Paul Ricard, the McLaren Formula 1 junior taking a dominant pole position for Saturday's feature race...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Kawasaki's Harrison seals provisional North West 200 Superbike pole Dean Harrison led the Superbike times to seal provisional pole for the class, as a packed first day of practice marked the beginning of the 2019 North West 200...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Zandvoort WTCR: Yvan Muller takes first pole with Cyan's Lynk & Co Yvan Muller claimed his first pole position in Cyan Racing's Lynk & Co 03 with a stunning lap in Sunday's second World Touring Car Cup qualifying session at Zandvoort...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Sims takes first FE pole for New York finale, Buemi out of title fight BMW Andretti's Alexander Sims took his first ABB FIA Formula E pole position in New York as Sebastien Buemi was eliminated from title contention, setting up a three-way championship fight...
22:51, 07/14/2019

Leuchter claims shock WTCR Nurburgring Nordschleife final pole Sebastien Loeb Racing Volkswagen driver Benjamin Leuchter claimed a shock pole position for the final Nurburgring Nordschleife World Touring Car Cup race in a breathless end to second qualifying...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Guerrieri takes pole in rain-hit WTCR Germany qualifying session Championship leader Esteban Guerrieri sealed pole position for the opening World Touring Car Cup Nurburgring Nordschleife race in a qualifying session that was badly disrupted by weather conditions...
17:17, 06/20/2019

Royal approval: Leclerc's F1 pole praised by Prince Albert Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc confirmed he is to be reckoned with by taking his first career pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix        ...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Lewis Hamilton 'under control' as he clinches pole at French Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton said he 'had it under control' after beating Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the French Grand Prix.His third pole of the season puts him in a great position to clinch a sixth win of this campaign at the French Gr...
07:17, 06/23/2019

Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to Monaco GP pole as Leclerc slumps • Hamilton beats Mercedes teammate into second on final Q3 lap• Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc knocked out in Q1 in 16th placeLewis Hamilton took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix with a fine lap around the streets of Monte Carlo, leaving his best t...
17:51, 05/25/2019

Charles Leclerc powers to Austria pole as Lewis Hamilton hit by grid penalty • Hamilton drops from second to fifth after impeding Räikkönen• Vettel misses Q3 with mechanical problem and starts ninthFor Charles Leclerc, pole at the Austrian Grand was an emphatic and clearcut statement of confidence and intent from the 21-year ...
20:00, 06/29/2019

New Jersey delivery driver's vehicle in bizarre crash, car ends up vertical on pole A New Jersey delivery driver’s car was left leaning vertically against a telephone phone pole Saturday evening after he drove off the side of the road and rode up a wire attached to the pole, according to reports....
09:17, 05/13/2019

Oliver, B.C., man calls for power pole safety upgrades after 2 baby owls electrocuted “I was upset myself, almost speechless when it happened. It was such a shock for it to happen for two little baby owls that were just starting to grow,” Donald Lawlor said....
02:17, 05/27/2019

Israel power company asks Fortnite to drop pole-climbing in game Israel's power company has asked the makers of Fortnite to no longer allow players to scale electric poles in the popular online game, saying this risked encouraging dangerous copycat behavior among children....
18:51, 06/12/2019

Le Mans Esports Series Super Final: Baguette Racing claims pole A trio of French drivers, under the 'Baguette Racing' banner, will start the first race of the Le Mans Super Final from pole position after topping a nine-part qualifying session...
23:17, 06/13/2019

New York FE: Buemi takes race one pole, main title rivals mid-pack Nissan e.dams's Sebastien Buemi took a commanding third Formula E pole of 2018/19 for the New York opener, as title contenders Jean-Eric Vergne and Lucas di Grassi qualified mid-pack...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Vettel wins pole, sets up long-awaited Ferrari-Mercedes duel Just when Ferrari's 2019 season looked dead and buried Sebastian Vettel rediscovered some of his old magic to claim pole position in Canada -- we round up the main talking points from qualifying....
00:34, 06/09/2019

Megan Gilkes wins reversed grid Assen W Series race from pole Megan Gilkes narrowly took her maiden W Series victory over Alice Powell in a photo-finish to the non-championship race at Assen, leading the whole race from reverse-grid pole...
10:51, 07/21/2019

Motor racing: Bottas beats Hamilton for pole in Spain by massive margin Formula One championship leader Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position by a massive margin at the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday with rivals Ferrari trailing behind....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Herta beats Rossi to claim maiden IndyCar pole at Road America Colton Herta claimed his first IndyCar pole position at Road America, beating Alexander Rossi to the top spot as the pair traded places at the top of the timesheets...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Formula E Bern: Vergne extends title lead with pole, di Grassi 19th Jean-Eric Vergne extended his 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship lead by claiming pole for the Swiss E-Prix in Bern, where his closest title rival Lucas di Grassi qualified 19th...
16:17, 06/22/2019

The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now) Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a fie...
10:17, 05/25/2019

Tassi secures maiden WTCR pole and Honda 1-2 for Vila Real finale Attila Tassi secured his maiden World Touring Car Cup pole position for the final race of the weekend at Vila Real, with Tiago Monteiro completing a KCMG Honda one-two...
16:17, 07/07/2019

After a winless season, Indy 500 pole-sitter Simon Pagenaud is again among IndyCar's elite Simon Pagenaud is proving to be among IndyCar's best after securing the pole position for the 2019 Indy 500.        ...
04:17, 05/20/2019

Bobcat climbs up Florida electrical pole, triggering epic rescue caught on video A closer look at the animal perched atop an electrical pole on Alligator Alley in Collier County confirms that it was a bobcat, and not a Florida panther.        ...
16:17, 05/10/2019

Simon Pagenaud takes Indy 500 pole as Fernando Alonso fails to qualify on thrilling bump day Pagenaud gave owner Roger Penske his 18th Indy 500 pole, while Kyle Kaiser grabbed the final spot in the field to bump two-time F1 champion Alonso.        ...
03:34, 05/20/2019

Canadian GP qualifying results: Sebastian Vettel on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix after leaving it late to beat Lewis Hamilton in a nail-biting qualifying session....
06:34, 06/09/2019

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
18:34, 04/28/2019

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
05:51, 07/20/2019

Monaco Formula E: Vergne on Monaco FE pole after Rowland penalty DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne will start on pole for the ABB FIA Formula E race in Monaco after qualifying pacesetter Oliver Rowland's grid penalty is applied...
13:51, 05/11/2019

Why is Italy still the sick man of Europe? Since the financial crisis, Italy has struggled to kick-start its growth, and is lagging behind its European neighbors. But the causes of the country's malaise date back decades — and hope for change is meager....
18:17, 05/01/2019

The most beautiful villages in Italy These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check out CNN Travel's list and then start planning your holiday....
14:51, 05/22/2019

|WATCH:Italy’scannabislightmarketfearslegalbuzzkill It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the industry is getting political and judicial blowback that some fear will nip business in the bud....
01:00, 06/28/2019

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
20:51, 05/29/2019

36 Hours in Naples, Italy The allure of this storied seaside city — the Baroque excess, the indulgent cuisine, the mesmerizing fugue state of it all — now beckons as it did in the city’s Grand Tour days....
11:17, 07/11/2019

Italy Still Wants the Getty Bronze, and Perhaps More Italy has long demanded the return of a prized bronze statue from the Getty museum. Now it has asked for background checks on four other of the institution’s works....
19:34, 05/24/2019

CORRECTED-BRIEF-Italy's new car sales down 1.2 pct in May * FIAT CHRYSLER'S ITALIAN MARKET SHARE 26.35% IN MAY VS 25.4% IN APRIL -REUTERS CALCULATION ON TRANSPORT MINISTRY DATA Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan Newsroom)...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished as one of the best third-placed sides....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Italy, Short of Euros, Flirts With a Different Way to Pay Italy’s populist leaders are discussing paying public-sector suppliers with IOUs instead of money, a step that Italian euroskeptics have proposed as the starting point for a new currency in case Italy has to leave Europe’s currency union....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against it Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies criticised the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, saying they discriminated against the company....
00:00, 07/18/2019

US man arrested over murder of shopkeeper in Italy Italian police have arrested an American citizen on suspicion of brutally murdering a shopkeeper in the city of Viterbo, near Rome, authorities told CNN Sunday....
20:17, 05/05/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Italy's Berlusconi says he is fit following hospital scare Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday he was ready to take part in the forthcoming European parliamentary election campaign, despite being admitted to hospital earlier in the day with kidney problems....
19:17, 04/30/2019

FCA to invest $788M to build new 500 EV in Italy FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
21:17, 07/11/2019

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 42 rescued passengers last week....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice President Pence during the unusally high-level trip for an interior minister....
09:51, 06/18/2019

Italy Is the Canary in Europe’s Coalmine Rome’s problems are self-inflicted but Europe’s central bank should still offer a hand. Not to do so might mean turning a slowdown into something worse. ...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s ...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
02:17, 06/12/2019

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Top Takeaways from AP’s report on Italy’s ‘Pain League’ An Associated Press investigation finds that managers with Purdue Pharma’s international arm — Mundipharma — have been caught up in a sprawling corruption case in Italy alleging they paid a prominent pain doctor to help push opioids. The scanda...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU fiscal rules must be rediscussed Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday European Union fiscal rules must be rediscussed, after his far-right League became the country's largest party in the EU election, surging past its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement....
12:34, 05/27/2019

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the catastrophic mishandling of data associated with now-defunct Cambridge Analytica. Does that seem like...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy Second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt earned the Netherlands a 2-0 win over Italy on Saturday as they reached the women's World Cup semi-finals for the first time....
00:51, 06/30/2019

Italy’s Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban MILAN (AP) — Italy’s hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy’s southern island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ban. Matteo Salvini on Monday threatened charges aga...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the authorities' opinion....
08:51, 05/20/2019

Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concern about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger and the muted showing of nationalists in European Union parliamentary elections....
11:51, 05/28/2019

Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors The populist government says issuing mini-treasury bills, similar to IOUs, would help Italy deal with its debt. Others see a scheme to leave the euro....
10:17, 06/13/2019

Knox back in Italy for first time since acquittal Amanda Knox arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 2011 in the slaying of her British roommate. -June 13        ...
18:51, 06/13/2019

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Italy's Salvini slams Sea-Watch incident as 'an act of war' The crew of the Sea-Watch rescue ship committed "an act of war" by ramming a police boat to enter port, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. German captain Carola Rackete reportedly apologized to the police....
09:00, 06/30/2019

Italy demolishes remains of Genoa bridge The remaining towers of the bridge in Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished.        ...
22:00, 06/28/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
08:51, 06/07/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
08:51, 06/07/2019

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
19:17, 06/06/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU vote will lead to big changes in Europe This month's European Parliament election will shake up the continent, leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Italy's deputy PM says Alitalia bid deadline is Tuesday The deadline for bids to take part in a plan to rescue Italian flagship carrier Alitalia is next Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus Italy's Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women's spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury group said on Wednesday....
20:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina "Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday."...
16:34, 06/06/2019

European victory gives Salvini more leverage in Italy The League party of Italy's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the biggest winners in the European elections, with sky-rocketing support that bolsters his role as the flagbearer of the nationalist and far-right forces in Europe a...
11:00, 05/27/2019

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks at Brussels' attempts to bring Rome to its senses....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Italy restore fan pride at women's World Cup Italy's women have gone some way to restoring pride among the country's football fans after reaching the World Cup quarter-finals following a series of failures by the men's team....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Citroen will consider pulling Ogier out of WRC Rally Italy Citroen will consider pulling Sebastien Ogier out of Saturday's Rally Italy stages if the French firm feels there is nothing to gain from the C3 WRC running first on the road...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Italy's Salvini rules out early elections Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday ruled out early elections, saying the coalition was focused on preparing the 2020 budget in the autumn....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he was confident European leadership would change after May 26 European elections....
09:51, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2 p.m. Italian authorities say they have taken 54 migrants from Pakistan to a migrant center after finding them aboard a sailboat off the coast of Calabria in southern Italy. ...
15:17, 05/25/2019

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Hungary PM will look for ways to cooperate with Italy's Salvini Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday he would look for ways to co-operate with Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini because, he said, Europe needs to be governed by leaders opposed to immigration after a May election....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Ship with 54 migrants being barred from docking in Italy An Italian humanitarian group says it is refusing to bring 54 migrants rescued at sea to Malta because of the distance and psychological conditions of those on board one of its ships, which is being barred from docking in Italy...
10:17, 07/05/2019

The Latest: Italy’s Sassoli 7 shy of leading EU Parliament David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc at the European Parliament, fell just short of an absolute majority in the first round of voting to become the next president of the legislature...
12:17, 07/03/2019

ZTE says Italy's new powers to intervene in 5G will delay deployment Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE Corp warned on Wednesday that the Italian government's newly strengthened power to intervene in the development of fifth-generation telecoms networks may further delay 5G mobile services in the country....
16:17, 07/17/2019

Italy blows up remains of collapsed Genoa bridge The two remaining towers from the Genoa bridge collapse that killed 43 people in August 2018 have been demolished. The Italian government said a new bridge would be ready in April 2020....
04:51, 06/29/2019

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Italy's Berlusconi hospitalized but vows to resume campaign Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was hospitalized with severe kidney pain on Tuesday but his political party said the 82-year-old planned to quickly resume campaigning for European Parliament elections due next month....
11:51, 04/30/2019

Italy beats China 2-0 to reach World Cup quarterfinals MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Valentina Giacinti and Aurora Galli scored and Italy earned its first appearance in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup since 1991 after beating China 2-0 on Tuesday night. Giacinti created and finished off her...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp on Tuesday because of the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said in a radio interview....
12:51, 06/11/2019

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Italy’s Salvini leads Europe’s ethnonationalist surge The Italian deputy prime minister is at the vanguard of the continent's ascendant far right ahead of next week's elections for the European Parliament....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele, my skin crawls with rage,” says Omero Benfenati....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Jamaica v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in ReimsWomen’s World Cup: talking points from week oneGet in touch! Email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 5.14pm BST 14 mins: Now ... let’s all calm down a little bit. A lot happened around that penalty:...
18:17, 06/14/2019

Why Investors Flinch Over Italy’s Mini-Bills Plan Many things are unclear about the idea that Italy’s government could issue what would amount to small-denomination IOUs to pay some of its bills. How would the so-called mini-BOTs work? Are they a clever way of giving the country’s sluggish economy a...
15:51, 06/10/2019

Boxing glove autographed by Muhammad Ali in Italy auction An boxing glove that was autographed by Muhammed Ali to promote the 'fight of the century' with Joe Frazier in 1971 will go under the hammer in Italy        ...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Italy's Salvini says need to change 'defeated' EU budget rules Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday European Union budget rules should be changed because they were rejected by voters in European parliamentary elections....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Sarri wants Italy return after 'heavy' year in England "Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri has said he wants to return to Italy to be closer to his family after a \u0027heavy\u0027 first year in the English Premier League, amid reports that he is wanted by Serie A champions Juventus."...
12:17, 06/05/2019

Air Force deploys F-35 squadron to Italy for exercises, training The U.S. Air Force has deployed a squadron of F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, airmen and equipment to an air base in Italy for exercises and to conduct training with other Europe-based aircraft....
01:34, 05/29/2019

Germany to return painting stolen by Nazis to Italy BERLIN (AP) — German says it will return to Italy a painting by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum that was stolen by Nazi troops during World War II. The government said in a statement Saturday that Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Italian counterpart E...
15:00, 06/29/2019

You can buy a home in this scenic town in Sicily, Italy for $1—but there's a catch Mussomeli in Sicily, Italy sits on a steep hillside, has narrow streets and is known for its medieval castle and old churches. As part of a not-for-profit project, there are about 100 homes for sale there for 1 euro each....
21:51, 06/04/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstable neighbor, Libya....
12:34, 04/30/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Italy court cracks down on cannabis shops in win for Salvini Italy's Supreme court on Thursday banned the sale of many widely sold cannabis derivatives, in a win for Deputy Prime Minister and far-right League leader Matteo Salvini who had declared war on the so-called "legal-weed" shops....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Italy's far-right Salvini moves to round up Roma, Sinti Interior Minister Salvini has asked regional officials to draw up maps of "illegal settlements." Non-Italians are to be sent back to their countries of origin....
17:34, 07/16/2019

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean....
03:51, 06/29/2019

Link between Italy’s Salvini and Hungary’s Orban downplayed BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A top aide to Hungary’s prime minister says he sees only a “slight possibility” that Viktor Orban’s Fidesz Party will link up with Italy’s Matteo Salvini in a coalition in the European Parliament...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Link between Italy's Salvini and Hungary's Orban downplayed A top aide to Hungary's prime minister says he sees only a "slight possibility" that Viktor Orban's Fidesz Party will link up with Italy's Matteo Salvini in a coalition in the European Parliament....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Rescue ship heads to Italy, with another blocked off shore The German humanitarian group Sea-Eye says its rescue ship Alan Kurdi with 65 rescued people on board is sailing toward the Italian island of Lampedusa, where it will join another blocked off shore...
10:51, 07/06/2019

Italy's Sonego downs Kecmanovic to win Antalya Open "Italy\u0027s Lorenzo Sonego won his first career ATP singles title at the Antalya Open in Turkey on Saturday, saving a championship point before roaring back to beat Serbia\u0027s Miomir Kecmanovic 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 6-1."...
21:17, 06/29/2019

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows freely....
22:17, 06/20/2019

The Netherlands Huffed And Puffed Until They Blew Italy’s Defense Down Just because the Netherlands narrowly survived their round of 16 match against Japan thanks to a late penalty didn’t mean that they were out of the woods yet with the tough obstacles ahead of them in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup. In fa...
20:00, 06/29/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini investigated over use of police aircraft Newspaper claims deputy PM used state-funded transport to get him to League ralliesAn Italian prosecutor has opened an investigation into whether the interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has squandered public money by travelling around the country in p...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Netherlands jump for joy as Stefanie van der Gragt finishes off Italy The 2019 Women’s World Cup is only the Netherlands’ second appearance at Fifa’s showcase tournament but they displayed no inexperience as the European champions saw off a spirited Italy in Valenciennes. Second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema and S...
18:34, 06/29/2019

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
18:35, 07/06/2019

Italy emerges as ground zero for European extremist populism Italy’s right-wing interior minister is uniting like-minded politicians in other countries under an anti-migrant, anti-Islam, anti-bureaucracy banner for this month’s European Union parliament elections...
10:51, 05/03/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD), said European leftwing and liberal forces must unite to protect the EU against those wh...
13:17, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Italy's Autogrill looking for acquisitions as war chest grows Italy's Autogrill, which runs restaurants and bars at airports, motorways and railways around the world, is looking at possible acquisitions in related sectors in the next few years, when it will have 1.5 billion euros for M&A....
16:34, 06/04/2019

Girelli’s hat trick lifts Italy into next round of World Cup REIMS, France (AP) — Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday. It was Italy’s second hat trick at the World Cup, as Girelli joined Carolina ...
20:17, 06/14/2019

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy Two more migrants were evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who had been saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked off shore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Recording raises questions about ties between Italy’s far right and Russia Matteo Salvini’s party’s ties to Russia have come under renewed scrutiny because of a leaked recording from a Moscow hotel lobby in which one of his allies is alleged to be discussing how to funnel Russian funds into the coffers of the far-right Leag...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Italy's Salvini says China cannot be in control of sensitive data Italians must retain control of sensitive data, such as their personal finances or health conditions, and prevent an undemocratic country like China from gaining access, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Migrant boat that defied order stopped off Italy The migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 was stopped outside the island of Lampedusa by Italian authorities on Wednesday after it defied an order from Rome blocking it from coming ashore....
02:51, 06/27/2019

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland....
19:17, 06/23/2019

Italy's Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy's Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this weekend....
21:17, 05/20/2019

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place....
10:34, 07/10/2019

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a new security decree that would mean non-governmental organisation (NGO) rescue boats that bring migr...
00:00, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Italy: Our economic problems won't be hindrance Italy's bid team is confident that the nation's economic problems will not impact it holding a successful 2026 Winter Olympics       ...
14:17, 06/24/2019

A foreign mafia has come to Italy and further polarized the migration debate The Nigerian mafia has built Italy into a European hub, smuggling cocaine from South America, heroin from Asia, and trafficking women by the tens of thousands....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Italy's UniCredit puts possible Commerzbank bid on ice for now - sources Italy's UniCredit has put a possible bid for Commerzbank on ice as the German rival does not want to engage in negotiations so soon after the collapse of merger talks with Deutsche Bank, four sources said....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, Italian finance minister Giovanni Tria said on Saturday....
13:17, 06/08/2019

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories England edged Argentina on a goal by Jodie Taylor off a pass from her roommate. Italy, in the event for the first time since 1999, had three goals from Cristiana Girelli in a rout of Jamaica....
04:34, 06/15/2019

Italy's PM says he will propose dismissal of League junior minister Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday he would propose at the next cabinet meeting the dismissal of a junior minister who has been linked to a graft scandal, in what could be seen as a blow to the coalition partner League....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Italy: Salvini and Di Maio deny government crisis Both of Italy's populist deputy prime ministers have rejected claims that their coalition is on the brink of collapse. Luigi di Maio nevertheless called for immediate talks to address the coalition's obvious differences....
14:34, 07/19/2019

Italy v China: Women's World Cup 2019 last 16 – as it happened Italy will face either Holland or Japan in the quarter-finals 6.55pm BST A goal in each half gave Italy a deserved victory, although China played some neat stuff for long periods without ever looking capable of penetrating the Italians’ iron defence....
21:51, 06/25/2019

Amanda Knox returns to Italy for first time since acquittal Once accused of brutally murdering her roommate, the exonerated journalist has called for an end to "irresponsible media." Her case gained widespread notoriety, partly due to the media frenzy surrounding her trial....
14:34, 06/15/2019

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesWomen’s World Cup Golden Boot tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.43am BST Former Matildas player Joey Peters has summed up the situation wonderfully with her article this week explainin...
12:00, 06/09/2019

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, one of Italy’s top cocaine dealers has been arrested in São Paulo along with his son.Nicola Assisi, 61...
09:34, 07/09/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
14:34, 06/16/2019

75 Years After World War II Theft, a Painting Returns to Italy Italy successfully pressed the heirs of a German soldier who had stolen a painting to give it back, with a little help from diplomats and social media....
23:17, 07/19/2019

WRC Rally Italy: Ott Tanak on brink of third straight victory Toyota driver Ott Tanak is two stages away from a third consecutive World Rally Championship event victory as he leads Rally Italy by 28.7 seconds over Dani Sordo...
12:34, 06/16/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms to go green....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Italy's League says it will stick with coalition after Europe vote win The leader of Italy's far-right League said on Monday he would stick with his coalition with the anti-establishment 5-Star party, despite his own victory and 5-Star's disappointing third place finish in a European election....
11:17, 05/27/2019

Soccer: Italy upset Australia with Bonansea double Barbara Bonansea scored twice to give Italy a surprise, last-gasp 2-1 victory against Australia in their opening Group C game at the women's World Cup on Sunday....
18:34, 06/09/2019

Sea-Watch group challenges Italy’s ban on entering waters MILAN (AP) — Italy has allowed migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch to be transferred to the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, but is refusing landfall to others. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Saturday that ...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Sea-Watch group challenges Italy's ban on entering waters Italy has allowed migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch to be transferred to the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, but is refusing landfall to others....
20:51, 05/18/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
09:17, 06/16/2019

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced that 70-year-old Joseph John Henn a...
02:17, 06/16/2019

Italy’s Salvini positions himself as Europe’s populist leader Salvini was joined by 10 other nationalist leaders, including include far-right leaders Marine Le Pen of France’s National Rally party and Joerg Meuthen of the Alternative for Germany party during a populist rally in Italy....
23:51, 05/18/2019

Marcus Morrison scores stunning upset win in Italy Manchester's Marcus Morrison knocks out Emanuele Blandamura at the Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli in Rome The post Marcus Morrison scores stunning upset win in Italy appeared first on Boxing News....
00:51, 07/13/2019

Amanda Knox, exonerated of murder, returns to Italy Amanda Knox, a U.S. citizen, has returned to Italy for the first time since she was released from prison in 2011 and acquitted of murder to tell her story....
00:51, 06/16/2019

Bonansea's double delight as Italy beats Australia Italy has waited 20 years since its last appearance at the Women's World Cup and it proved a memorable return as Barbara Bonansea scored twice, including a dramatic stoppage time winner, to give the Azzurre a 2-1 win over Australia Sunday....
16:34, 06/09/2019

Italy jails 24 South Americans over Condor-era killings An Italian court has handed life sentences to 24 ex-officials from South America over their role in Operation Condor. It's estimated that thousands of people were murdered under the secret US-backed campaign....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Tanak strengthens his WRC Rally Italy lead over Sordo Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Italy Stun Australia With Stoppage-Time Winner The first Women’s World Cup match of the day, between Italy and Australia, was a spicy one. Australia took a 1-0 lead early in the first half thanks to a Sam Kerr penalty kick, but their aggressive, attacking style left them open to counter attacks f...
15:34, 06/09/2019

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Amanda Knox Returns to Italy for First Time Since Her Acquittal Ms. Knox, an American who was exonerated in a 2007 murder, went back to the country where her legal drama unfolded to speak about wrongful convictions and how journalists cover cases like hers....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the assembly....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the state oil firm said in a statement....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Italy's populist coalition clashes over EU Commission election Italy's coalition parties clashed on Wednesday over the election of Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission, in a vote that could endanger Rome's hopes of securing a top job in the new EU executive....
20:34, 07/17/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador. The foreign ministry said Friday that Amer...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analyst has told CNBC....
16:51, 06/17/2019

Italy's Tria says can avoid EU disciplinary action on deficit Italy can avoid disciplinary action from the European Commission over its spending plans by sticking to its current budget deficit target but Rome will need to cut spending rather than hike taxes, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to any “radicalization” of sides in the political crisis. In a letter Satur...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Italy firefighters douse fires on Stromboli after eruptions Firefighters using helicopters and motorboats were continuing to douse fires ignited by a volcanic eruption on the Sicilian island of Stromboli that killed a hiker...
11:34, 07/04/2019

Garbage truck falls into massive sinkhole in Italy A garbage truck plunged into a massive sinkhole in the Italian city of Naples on Monday, sparking the evacuations of several homes nearby. The truck was traveling down the Casoria area of the southern Italian city when the ground beneath it opened up...
19:00, 07/02/2019

Leonardo da Vinci events marred by Italy and France row 500th anniversary of artist’s death overshadowed by escalating diplomatic tensionsEvents to commemorate Leonardo da Vinci will take place in France and Italy on Thursday, the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death, with the French president, Emmanue...
16:17, 05/01/2019

American arrested over brutal murder of shopkeeper in Italy Italian police have arrested an American citizen on suspicion of brutally murdering a shopkeeper in the city of Viterbo, near Rome, authorities told CNN Sunday....
05:17, 05/06/2019

Amanda Knox to return to Italy for first time since acquittal ROME — Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in the hilltop university town of Perugia. The 31-year-old American...
17:34, 05/09/2019

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G services, lawmakers said on Wednesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy opposes Poseidon gas pipeline landfall Italy will not allow the Poseidon gas pipeline being developed by Italy's Edison and Greece's DEPA to make landfall as planned in southern Italy, the Prime Minister said on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/07/2019

Super rich buying up Italy's mansions under new tax regime ‘You get the same sort of tax savings you get in Jersey but you get to live somewhere you actually want to live’Luxury Tuscan estate agent Ian Heath is developing a taste for private jets. “It’s not that unusual anymore,” Heath says of hitching a rid...
09:34, 05/11/2019

'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry Migrants working in areas supplying Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands allege abuses including low pay and illegal contractsThree of the world’s largest tobacco manufacturers, Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Imper...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Italy's leaders have softened their populist policies, top bank CEO says The anti-establishment and partly nationalist coalition in charge of Italy have slowly normalized the way they do politics since coming to power, the CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo told CNBC Wednesday....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisis....
04:34, 05/12/2019

Amanda Knox to return to Italy for 1st time since acquittal ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox says she is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in the hilltop university town of Perugia. The Americ...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Timeline of possible EU disciplinary procedure over Italy's debt The European Commission may say on Wednesday that Italy is breaching European Union rules over its growing public debt, starting a process that could lead to financial sanctions and stricter oversight of the country's fiscal policy....
12:17, 06/03/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determined to jump off”. The 45-year-old had been struggli...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Italy accuses US man of killing owner of fashion store VITERBO, Italy (AP) — Italian police have arrested a 22-year-old U.S. man and accused him of killing a 74-year-old Italian owner of a clothing store in Viterbo, a city near Rome. Police arrested Michael Aaron Pang on Saturday and allege that he kille...
17:00, 05/05/2019

30 migrants arrive in Italy, minister sequesters aid ship Italy's interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 10: Italy Le Azzurre were impressive in qualifying and have high hopes of reaching the knockout stages for the first time since 1991This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media org...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Italy's Berlusconi in hospital, misses EU campaign event Italy's elderly former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was taken to hospital with severe kidney pain on Tuesday and missed a political event by his party whom he is standing for in next month's European Parliament election....
17:51, 04/30/2019

Italy’s Salvini stakes out post as Europe’s populist leader Italy’s Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders seeking historic results in next week’s European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics and free EU nations from Brussels’ ”illegal occupation.’’...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Sink-or-swim showdown beckons for Italy's fractious coalition Italy's fractious coalition partners are gearing up for a showdown this week that is likely to determine if the government will collapse, triggering autumn elections, or survive to the end of the year....
17:51, 07/21/2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia. Knox arrived at Milan’s Linate airport on Thursday ...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Australia stunned by late Italy winner at Women's World Cup Barbara Bonansea produces match-winning braceSam Kerr’s first World Cup goal not enough for MatildasIn a city in northern France built on the twin industries of steel and lace both Italy and Australia offered performances that were equal parts tough ...
18:34, 06/09/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet Sunday to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he gave encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes...
14:34, 06/16/2019

Italy's Atlantia considers stake buy in carrier Alitalia - report Italy's infrastructure group Atlantia is considering to buy a 35-40% stake in troubled carrier Alitalia for an investment of around 300 million euros ($336.21 million), newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Wednesday....
10:17, 07/10/2019

Italy deploys special powers on Fastweb-Samsung 5G project The Italian government will exercise its so-called "golden powers" over a project led by Swisscom's Fastweb and South Korea's Samsung Electronics to deploy fifth-generation networks, it said late on Wednesday....
15:17, 06/27/2019

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Number of asylum seekers sent back to Italy triples in five years EU countries sending growing numbers back to country of arrival in blocThe number of asylum seekers returned to Italy from elsewhere in Europe under a controversial EU regulation has almost tripled in five years, amid concern over their treatment in ...
16:51, 06/27/2019

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
19:34, 07/02/2019

| Belotti recalled, Balotelli out of Italy Euro 2020 qualifiers Torino forward Andrea Belotti has been recalled but Marseille's Mario Balotelli left of Italy's 33-man squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Greece and Bosnia next month....
23:17, 05/27/2019

Italy’s Mount Etna spews lava in new phase of eruptions Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, is spewing ash and lava once again, but officials say the activity is taking place at its summit and does not pose a risk to people...
20:34, 06/01/2019

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting growing tensions within the heart of the cabinet....
22:34, 06/09/2019

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on Friday....
22:51, 07/19/2019

Italy disrupts Bannon’s plan for right-wing academy in monastery Former White House adviser Stephen K. Bannon intends to train nationalists and right-wing culture warriors at the site outside Rome. But the Italian government now says it will revoke the rights to the property....
20:34, 06/01/2019

Italy accepts migrant families rescued by Sea-Watch ship Rome had blocked a rescue ship from entering Italian territorial waters. But the coast guard then agreed to help families on board and take them to Lampedusa....
06:17, 05/18/2019

Italy detains 3 in seizure of weapons, missile, Nazi plaques Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one tied to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols...
14:17, 07/15/2019

Amanda Knox breaks down in Italy, admits being back scares her Four years after being cleared of murder, a tearful Amanda Knox returned to Italy to lament her ordeal, blasting the media for casting her as a “cunning, psychopath, drug-addicted whore.”...
11:51, 06/16/2019

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
11:51, 06/18/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity....
11:34, 05/10/2019

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port....
09:00, 07/07/2019

EU hits Italy with start of disciplinary action over budget violations The EU Commission has begun a legal process that could mean unprecedented sanctions and financial oversight of Europe's fourth-largest economy. Italy aims to change the rules that could lead to its censure....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Controlled explosions demolish remains of collapsed Italy bridge Six seconds of controlled explosions wiped out the remains of a collapsed bridge in the northern Italian city of Genoa on Friday, paving the way for a new structure to replace the ageing viaduct that gave way last year, killing 43 people....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Newlyweds Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman Bring Their Amore to Italy Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman brought their amore to Italy. After exchanging vows in France a week ago, it seems the newlyweds went south to continue celebrating. The new wife and......
22:34, 07/08/2019

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure its European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
14:51, 06/13/2019

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
21:51, 07/12/2019

Italy on verge of last 16 as Cristiana Girelli hat-trick crushes Jamaica Cristiana Girelli scored a hat-trick and the substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as Italy thrashed Jamaica 5-0 which virtually guaranteed qualification for the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup.Back in the tournament after a 20-year absence, the Azzu...
01:51, 06/15/2019

England Under-21s’ Lloyd Kelly: ‘My most recent foster carer will be in Italy’ The defender who has joined Bournemouth from Bristol City for £13m and is off to the age-group European Championship this month was fostered, with his siblings, from the age of sixLloyd Kelly’s summer started with a bang and he is determined for it t...
01:51, 06/15/2019

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
17:34, 07/19/2019

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revoke its toll-road concession, highlighting growing divisions within the ruling coalition....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Acquitted Knox back in Italy for wrongful conviction talk One-time American exchange student Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in the murder of her British roommate...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Italy Are Back In The World Cup After A 20-Year Absence, And They Intend To Stay A While In the months following the Italian men’s national team’s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Italy’s women helped redeemed the country by winning seven straight matches in their qualification run to the women’s version of the tourna...
03:51, 06/08/2019

Italy's PM meets party leaders on Atlantia concession - sources Top Italian ministers will meet late on Tuesday to discuss how to deal with motorway operator Autostrade per l'Italia (ASPI) and its concession, three people familiar with the matter said....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Italy wins vote to host 2026 Winter Games For the second time in 20 years, Italy will host the Olympics Winter Games, in 2026. IOC members voted for Milan-Cortina over Stockholm-Are from Sweden on Monday....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Amanda Knox returns to Italy for the first time since murder acquittal Amanda Knox returned to Italy Thursday, marking her first appearance in the country since she was convicted in the 2007 murder and sexual assault of her British roommate Meredith Kercher....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Italy beat China 2-0 to continue dream World Cup return Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday as their dream return to the tournament after a 20-year absence continued....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
21:00, 05/23/2019

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to a similar case in France....
15:17, 06/07/2019

High and healthy: an eco-minded break in Italy’s South Tirol The Dolomites take centre stage in a region where Italy meets Austria but there is a sustainable approach to food, wine and accommodation that’s eye-catching, tooOf all the things I’ve ever wanted to do in life, being naked and trapped inside a hayst...
08:17, 06/25/2019

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Italy's Salvini denies his League party took money from Russians Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday denied a media report that his far-right League party had sought millions of euros from Russian investors via a secret oil deal....
03:17, 07/11/2019

Italy probes police brutality of journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage has shown riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
18:51, 05/24/2019

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
15:34, 07/18/2019

Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio with government's fate hanging in balance Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would meet coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maio amid speculation that the increasingly unwieldy government might collapse....
16:17, 07/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law. In a letter to Italy’s government, the investigato...
14:34, 05/19/2019

Italy: Conte threatens to quit unless government solves spat The populist coalition governing Italy must put internal differences to one side, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned. If it doesn't, the country may face early elections....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Italy court sentences 24 people to life for Operation Condor Uruguay’s government says a court in Italy has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for involvement in human rights crimes committed during the “Operation Condor” offensive by South American governments to hunt down dissidents...
02:17, 07/09/2019

| Football agent Raiola vows to fight 3-month Italy ban Super agent Mino Raiola says he will be taking legal action to overturn a three-month ban imposed by the Italian Football Federation from brokering deals in Italy....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
23:17, 06/14/2019