Brutal murder of three-year old Coco has sparked outrage in Italy as mafia crime takes an "unprecedented" turn
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Monday 05 October 2009
Saturday 26 September 2009
Tuesday 22 September 2009
John "Junior" Gotti has left a trail of victims in his wake, a prosecutor said yesterday during opening arguments at his fourth racketeering trial.
Sunday 30 August 2009
Thursday 27 August 2009
Friday 19 June 2009
The hardback of this lucid and illuminating essay on the social virtue we most miss came out before meltdowns of confidence in both the banking and parliamentary systems made it even more urgent. Starting from a child's trip to the shop, and the "thick carpet of trust" in people, laws and technologies that underlies everyday events, Kohn gathers evidence from history and philosophy, biology and game theory.
Saturday 23 May 2009
Wednesday 15 April 2009
Friday 20 March 2009
Paolo Sorrentino's terrific Il Divo presents an extraordinarily sinister portrait of Giulio Andreotti, Italy's most significant politician of the post-war era.
Wednesday 18 March 2009
An ageing hit man once used as an enforcer by US mafia boss John Gotti was convicted yesterday for the cold-blooded killings of four people, including a security guard gunned down during an armoured car heist in 1990.
Friday 16 January 2009
Janet Evan-ovich, inventor of the sassy-girl crime caper, has written over 18 novels and novellas featuring New Jersey bounty hunter, Stephanie Plum.
Saturday 10 January 2009
Thursday 18 December 2008
Wednesday 17 December 2008
An alleged Mafia boss hanged himself in jail, hours after being arrested in a police swoop, officials in Sicily said today.
Tuesday 16 December 2008
Italian police said they launched a pre-dawn swoop today to arrest 100 people suspected of trying to rebuild the top ranks of the Sicilian Mafia, which has been weakened by the recent arrests of powerful mob leaders.
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