Thursday Apr 3
Human Rights Court rejects Riina appeal against conditions
Strasbourg, April 3 - The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday rejected an appeal by Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore Riina against his jail conditions.
Toxic dump poisons water in Italy
Rome, March 27 : Water contaminated from an illegal toxic dump has been distributed over the course of years to residents of a large area in central Italy, the Italian Higher Institute for Health said in a report Wednesday.
Acid-attack victim exits hearing as ex-boyfriend apologizes
Pesaro, March 17 - Acid-attack victim Lucia Annibali left a Pescara courtroom Monday when accused attacker and former boyfriend Luca Varani spontaneously spoke out in front of a preliminary hearing judge.
Verratti: Playing in Ligue 1 could cost me World Cup
The former Pescara star is in danger of missing this summer's showpiece in Brazil but he thinks his inclusion would not be in doubt were he plying his trade in Serie A Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti fears he could be overlooked by Italy for this summer's World Cup because he is playing in France.