Scores of tragedies have emerged from the rubble of picturesque, centuries-old villages nestled in the Apennine mountains.
Patrick Commins You need to go back to 1948 and Harry S. to find a presidential race where the lead changed later than this, says bond fund Pimco's head of policy.
Peter Hannam If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find.
Lindsay Murdoch A powerful earthquake in central Myanmar topples dozens of Buddhist structures in 'the city of four million Pagodas'.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa The ID cards that Sara Connor allegedly took from the body of a police officer have been found on the side of a road in South Kuta.
Lindsay Murdoch Thirty minutes after the first bomb was detonated, a second exploded, killing one Thai and injuring 30 others.
Marika Dobbin and Timna Jacks A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck central Italy. At least 38 people are confirmed dead, but local Italian media outlets estimate the toll has increased to 63. Follow here for live updates. Warning: Graphic images.
Timna Jacks An Australian artist who was deported from the UK has been told that living with a friend in Yorkshire look after her dog, does not represent "the actions of a genuine visitor to the United Kingdom".
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Nick Miller British government has announced plan for special units for extremist Islamist prisoners 'who seek to poison the minds of others', but former inmates doubt it will work.
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