Brutal murder of three-year old Coco has sparked outrage in Italy as mafia crime takes an "unprecedented" turn
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
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.
Monday 10 June 2013
An Austrian café’s decision to name its sandwiches after victims of Mafia murders has sparked a diplomatic incident between Vienna and Rome.
Austrian café sparks outrage by naming sandwiches after Mafia-murder victims and making light of their deaths
Sunday 09 June 2013
Patrons of Don Panino of Vienna can order a Peppino Impastato or a Giovanni Falcone
Monday 27 May 2013
Sicilian mob bosses and high-ranking Italian officials, both former and current, went on trial today over allegations they held secret negotiations to stop a wave of deadly mafia bombings in the early 1990s.
Monday 06 May 2013
Club used for influence and money laundering by Mob celebrates after prosecutors took control
Monday 06 May 2013
Known for shady links with the mafia, he helped draft the country's post-war constitution
Revealed: The incredible rat-infested escape tunnels and secret bunkers that Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia use to hide from police
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Fake tunnels, trapdoors and dead-ends abound, suggesting only a select few actually know the correct routes down the rat-infested tunnels to the safety of the bunkers
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Restoration works at the world-famous Pompeii archaeological site are being investigated for suspected Mafia involvement.
Thursday 11 April 2013
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.
Italian court orders €1.3bn in mafia assets to be seized from Sicily’s' 'Lord of the wind' Vito Nicastri
Wednesday 03 April 2013
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.
Saturday 30 March 2013
At times it's hard to keep track of the various individuals caught up in this dramatic, yet also personal, account of the different Mafiosi organisations that Reski mentions in her book (the 20-page dramatis personae at the end has never been more necessary).
Thursday 28 March 2013
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.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
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.
Monday 25 February 2013
Reports of death of drugs baron known as El Chapo blamed on a government 'mix up'
Thursday 17 January 2013
Shooting of crime boss has stoked fears of gangland reprisals
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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