'The process is useless and let's hope Berlusconi leaves the Italians in peace': Radio hoax on political sage looks to have scuppered plan to end government deadlock
05 April 2013 01:52 PM
Valerio Onida was duped by Radio 24 into thinking he was talking in confidence to the famous scientist Margherita Hack
04 April 2013 05:06 PM
Former belly dancer Karima El Mahroug says allegations against her and 76-year-old former premier are untrue
03 April 2013 05:14 PM
The physician said to have imbued Silvio Berlusconi with his remarkable political and physical longevity has died – and possibly taken his “anti-ageing” secrets with him to the grave.
Italian court orders €1.3bn in mafia assets to be seized from Sicily’s' 'Lord of the wind' Vito Nicastri
03 April 2013 04:27 PM
An Italian court ordered €1.3bn in mafia assets to be seized from Sicily’s “Lord of the wind” today – the largest such confiscation in the country’s history.
02 April 2013 09:13 PM
A minority, while not saying outright they loved Mussolini, will say how things were better
30 March 2013 12:00 AM
Prospect of new elections in eurozone’s most indebted economy just one month after last poll
27 March 2013 06:26 PM
Italy’s would-be Prime Minister has said that “only a mentally ill person” would want the job right now, as the eurozone’s third biggest democracy continues to tie itself in knots.
Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito to be tried again: Hope for victim's relatives as Meredith Kercher murder case is reopened
27 March 2013 12:00 AM
More than five years after Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were first arrested, they face a new murder trial
26 March 2013 04:18 PM
What will be the impact of moving the case from Perugia to Florence?
In theory, not that much. The first appeal has to redone in another city, simply because it can’t be heard by the same judges as the last one – and in Perugia there is only one appeal court.
Young Franciscan monk killed by the military during Argentina's Dirty War could become first beatified person under Pope Francis' reign
19 March 2013 05:35 PM
A young Franciscan monk, who was kidnapped and killed by the military during Argentina’s dirty war of the late 1970s, could be the first person beatified under the reign of Pope Francis, it emerged today.
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