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Eleven years after police severely beat scores of peaceful campaigners at the Genoa G8 meeting, the Italian government is expected to announce within days the first compensation payment, a six-figure sum, to one of the British victims of the violence.
Activist expected to get six-figure sum for injuries at hands of Italian police during Genoa summit
For this week's Insider's Guide, Kay D'Souza, regional manager of the slow travel specialist Inntravel (inntravel.co.uk), offers her top tips for a holiday in Liguria.
Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
A series of headline grabbing performances by Genoa’s buccaneering Brazilian right-back Rafinha has awoken the interest of Tottenham Hotspur. Rafinha talks to The South American Football Show in association with The Independent about his dream to someday soon be playing in the English Premier League.
Genoa coach Gian Piero Gasperini became Serie A's first managerial casualty of the season proper on Monday when he was sacked by the big spenders.
UEFA president Michel Platini admits he was "shocked" by the ugly scenes involving Serbia fans in Italy on Tuesday which caused the Euro 2012 qualifying match between the two countries to be abandoned.
Serbia face a ban from international football after their supporters rioted and caused Tuesday night's Euro 2012 qualifier with Italy in Genoa to be abandoned after six minutes.
AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani has poured cold water on reports in the press that Premier League duo Manchester City and Chelsea are ready to make a move for Gennaro Gattuso.
In the week of the 109th anniversary of Oscar Wilde’s death, The Independent is giving you an exclusive chance to listen to and download a new drama by Made in Manchester/Dark Smile, written by Thomas Wright, about the 19th Century writer, wit and raconteur.
It's got glitz, it's got glamour, and it's got some of the best seafood you'll taste in the whole of Italy. Sarah Barrell reveals how to get the best out of a holiday in Liguria
The lead character in Alexi Kaye Campbell's new play, Kristin, is a radical art historian with a startling resemblance to Elizabeth Frink. She's played by Paola Dionisotti with a throwaway bitchy style and a voice pitched somewhere between Maggie Smith and Sheila Hancock.