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69-year-old was a successful anti-mafia lawyer before entering politics
Crackdown on financial corruption in Vatican has angered brutal crime syndicate, says Nicola Gratteri
Activist claims to have already received and passed on important evidence to investigators and journalists
Armstrong has said it's been 'real tough' and complained about financial losses
Why godfathers like to make a good impression
Judge has expressed concerns over the warrant used in his arrest
Italy says man arrested in west London after 20 years on the run was a key player in Sicily’s Cosa Nostra
His vanity and his delusions of being an international statesman have taken a knock from which they’ll never recover
In the wake of James Gandolfini's death, we look back at the best of his character Tony Soprano's lines
Investigators send material for analysis at house that was once occupied by the infamous mobster who inspired Robert De Niro’s character in the 1990 movie
A top mafia informer has told an Italian court that Cosa Nostra planned to use drone-type flying bombs to assassinate its enemies, two decades before the United States began firing them at the Taliban.
Patrons of Don Panino of Vienna can order a Peppino Impastato or a Giovanni Falcone
German police are searching for thieves who may or may not be overweight and chocolate-mouthed after five tons of Nutella were stolen in the latest global food heist.
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.
Italy looks set to get another stop-gap prime minister with the centre-left failing to get the backing of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) to form a government.
Even the Mafia is not immune to the lingering recession, according to new reports that suggest a merciless spending review is causing serious discontent in Sicily’s Cosa Nostra.