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Not content with being Time's Person of the Year and scoring a Rolling Stone cover, Pope Francis has now achieved superhero status, at least in the eyes of graffiti artist Maupal.

The violence is believed to have occurred at the Drunken Ship pub as fans of the London club were enjoying a drink

Two Roma fans charged over Spurs supporters knife attack in Rome

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after English football fans were attacked in Rome, police said today.

Jimmy Savile family's 'despair and sadness' over sex abuse claims

Jimmy Savile's closest relatives today broke their silence to say their “own despair and sadness does not compare to that felt by the victims” who were allegedly abused by the late TV presenter.

Fall of a Roman emperor: how the conviction of Silvio Berlusconi repeats the pattern of history

Though a farcical and fraudulent leader of Italy, the former Prime Minister was an autocrat very much in the mould of the emperor Tiberius - among others

Postcard from... Naples

Two days in Naples doesn't sound very long. But it was enough to get a taste of what this theatrical southern port is all about.

Postcard from... Berlin

The 1936 Berlin Olympics gave the Nazis the “excuse” they needed. The authorities in the German capital decided that they wanted a “Gypsy free” city during the event. They set up a detention camp for Berlin's Roma population in Marzahn, an eastern Berlin suburb.

On the southern side of Rome, a centuries-old cemetery beckons the curious and the slightly morbid

Rome: Great and good in the dead poets' society

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Fabio Borini

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini out for three months

Liverpool expect to be without Fabio Borini for around three months after an operation on a fractured bone in his foot.

Fabio Borini

Fabio Borini injury adds to Liverpool's striker crisis

The Italian Football Federation confirmed last night that Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has suffered a fractured right foot.

Right-hand man: Pope Benedict XVI and his butler Paolo Gabriele in 2006

Pope's butler guilty in 'Vatileaks' case

Paolo Gabriele could face jail but insists he released papers to make Pontiff aware of endemic 'evil and corruption' in Rome

Paolo Gabriele, far right, in the courtroom of the Vatican tribunal

18-months' sentence for Pope's butler convicted over leaks

The pope's butler was convicted today of stealing the pontiff's private documents and leaking them to a journalist, and was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Church 'will not negotiate' with Vatican rebels

The Vatican has no plans to hold more talks with rebel Catholic traditionalists who insist the church must revoke the modernising reforms it adopted five decades ago, Pope Benedict's main doctrinal official has told a German interviewer.

Pope's secret files has been found revealing Vatican scandals

Pope's butler found with thousands of secret papers

Documents tell tales of Vatican scandals, spies and secret societies, trial of Paolo Gabriele told

Paolo Gabriele, far right, in the courtroom of the Vatican tribunal yesterday

Vatican judges order investigation into the treatment Pope’s former butler after lawyer claims her client had been kept in inhumane conditions

Vatican judges ordered an investigation into the treatment of the Pope’s former butler today after his lawyer claimed her client had been kept in inhumane conditions since his arrest over the “Vatileaks” scandal.

Paolo Gabriele, far right, in the courtroom of the Vatican tribunal yesterday

Trial begins in the Vatican of Pope's butler

Benedict's former servant leaked documents in 'an effort to clean up corruption'

France promises new measures to help its 15,000 Roma gypsy immigrants to find jobs and permanent camp-sites

France reached out to its 15,000 Roma gypsy immigrants today promising new measures to help them to find jobs and permanent camp-sites.

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