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Italy's top ten news stories in 2014

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Italy's top ten news stories in 2014
Several stories from Italy made world headlines in 2014. Photo: Italian newspapers photo: Shutterstock
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From mayors getting arrested and an unelected prime minister to a singing nun and a star-studded marriage, it's been another belter of a year for Italy. Here's our countdown of the ten biggest stories from Italy that made world headlines in 2014.

Whether it's corruption, sniping politicians or activists trying to divide the nation, there has rarely been a dull moment in Italy this year.

So much so, many 'made in Italy' stories made international headlines.

If you thought 2013 was a fascinating year, then 2014 continued in much the same vein.

As we bid farewell to 2014 and await the twists and turn of 2015, The Local collected ten of the most important and most talked about events of the last 12 months. 

CLICK HERE to see the top ten stories from Italy in 2014.

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