Mediterranean island off the coast of Tuscany, Italy
The Elba is the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago and the third largest island of Italy, with a total population of about 30,000 inhabitants.
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Almost 50,000 people migrants and refugees have reached Italy this year. Many are supposed to be resettled in other European countries. But other countries are refusing to take them. So, in an effort to try to deport those deemed to be in Italy illegally, the Italian government is planning to open new detention centres to speed up deportation. But they’re controversial. Megan Williams reports.
A panicked crowd stormed through downtown Turin, Italy, with hundreds sustaining injuries during the stampede at a public screening of a soccer game. Witnesses reported hearing a loud bang, possibly from a firecracker.
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As a black boxer in Europe during the 1920s, you were not just fighting your opponents in the ring, but also racism at pretty much every turn, as the Afro-Italian boxing champion Leone Jacovacci could testify if he were still alive. The story of Leone has been largely forgotten until now. Thanks to the Italian professor Mauro Valeri the fascinating story of Leone Jacovacci is finally being told.