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From TheJournal.ie 'A monumental disaster': Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 23 as major flooding continues Carolinas

'A monumental disaster': Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 23 as major flooding continues

A tornado watch has been issued for parts of North and South Carolina.

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states Carolinas

14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states

About 740,000 homes and businesses remained without power in the Carolinas, and utilities said some could be out for weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina Stormy

Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Florence an “uninvited brute” that will linger for some days yet.

From TheJournal.ie Warning of 'life-threatening' rainfall as Hurricane Florence closes in on US east coast Florence

Warning of 'life-threatening' rainfall as Hurricane Florence closes in on US east coast

The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm from Category 3.

From TheJournal.ie 'What a rush': Getting front and centre at the most dangerous sport event on Earth 27 A Side

'What a rush': Getting front and centre at the most dangerous sport event on Earth

Irish photographer Donal Moloney was the only non-Italian this year to capture the drama of the ancient Calcio Storico, ‘a mixture of soccer, rugby and attempted murder’.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May proposes two year transition period after Britain leaves the EU Period Of Implementation

Theresa May proposes two year transition period after Britain leaves the EU

Prime Minister May said Britain wants to be a strong friend to the EU and it will not block reform.

From TheJournal.ie Two US students accuse Italian police of rape in Florence Carabinieri

Two US students accuse Italian police of rape in Florence

The woman said officers drove them to their apartment building and raped them.

From TheJournal.ie Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth Close One

Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth

Scientists had planned to study the asteroid up close when it passes.

From TheJournal.ie DNA from condom and cigarette lead to arrest of Senegalese man over Ashely Olsen murder Florence

DNA from condom and cigarette lead to arrest of Senegalese man over Ashely Olsen murder

The American artist was found strangled and with skull fractures in her Italian apartment.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gentle, kind, beautiful' American woman found dead with bruised neck in Italian apartment Florence

'Gentle, kind, beautiful' American woman found dead with bruised neck in Italian apartment

Ashley Olsen was well known among the artistic Florence community.

From TheJournal.ie 15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts Holliers
From The42 Someone has spotted Roy Keane in this 16th century painting in Florence The Artist
From TheJournal.ie Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italian high court Mereditch Kercher

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italian high court

She and her ex-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito both had their convictions overturned.

Here's what we know about Kim and Kanye's wedding so far

The couple tied the knot yesterday in a completely over-the-top ceremony in Florence, Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister Matteo Renzi

Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister

Matteo Renzi, nicknamed ‘Fonzie’ for his leather-and-jeans dress sense, is expected to form a government in the coming day.

From TheJournal.ie This is what Michelangelo's weekly shop in 1518 looked like Michelangelo

This is what Michelangelo's weekly shop in 1518 looked like

Herring, salami and a fair amount of wine features on the ancient shopping list.

From TheJournal.ie Retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for Kercher murder begins today Italy

Retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for Kercher murder begins today

But Knox herself is not returning to Italy, saying: “I was depicted as a young, unscrupulous liar. A sex fiend, a murderess. I’m not coming back.”

From TheJournal.ie Amanda Knox has 'no plans' to return to Italy for retrial Italy

Amanda Knox has 'no plans' to return to Italy for retrial

The United States does not normally extradite its citizens to face legal action.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills two in Italian market Racism

Gunman kills two in Italian market

The Italian president has condemned the racist attack, which saw two Senegalese people murdered, as a “blind explosion of hatred”.

'Lost' Da Vinci fresco sparks row between art historians

A Da Vinci masterpiece is hoped to lie beneath a Florence mural but some art historians are outraged at the method being used to uncover it: drilling through the existing 16thC painting by Giorgio Vasari.