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Italian police solve century-old Mafia murder mystery

A probe into modern day Cosa Nostra crime in Sicily stumbled upon evidence which appears to have solved a 100-year-old Mafia murder mystery. Police

A probe into modern day Cosa Nostra crime in Sicily stumbled upon evidence which appears to have solved a 100-year-old Mafia murder mystery. Police

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Palermo sack Gattuso

Former AC Milan and Italy stalwart Gennaro Gattuso has been sacked as coach of second division Palermo following a poor start to the

Former AC Milan and Italy stalwart Gennaro Gattuso has been sacked as coach of second division Palermo following a poor start to the

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Deadly Sicilian buildings collapse

Two town houses collapsed in the historical centre of Palermo in Sicily. Firefighters and police rescued a young girl from the rubble.

Two town houses collapsed in the historical centre of Palermo in Sicily. Firefighters and police rescued a young girl from the rubble.

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Apartment buildings collapse in Palermo killing three

Three people have been killed after two apartment buildings collapsed in Palermo, the capital of Sicily. Firefighters combing the rubble rescued a

Three people have been killed after two apartment buildings collapsed in Palermo, the capital of Sicily. Firefighters combing the rubble rescued a

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Leoluca Orlando: Palermo's anti-Mafia mayor

Leoluca Orlando is back as Mayor in the Sicilian city of Palermo. As a former MP for the centrist ‘Italy of Values​​’ party, he won the mayoral

Leoluca Orlando is back as Mayor in the Sicilian city of Palermo. As a former MP for the centrist ‘Italy of Values​​’ party, he won the mayoral

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Refuse crisis in Palermo

A week long strike by refuse collectors has left the Sicilian capital of Palermo struggling under a growing mountain of rubbish. Workers took

A week long strike by refuse collectors has left the Sicilian capital of Palermo struggling under a growing mountain of rubbish. Workers took

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Pope Benedict XVI visits Palermo

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated the Sunday mass in Palermo on Sicilia. He urged Sicilians not to resign to organized crime.

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated the Sunday mass in Palermo on Sicilia. He urged Sicilians not to resign to organized crime.

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Palermo refuse strike to continue

There is no sign of an end to the refuse workers’ strike in Palermo. The Sicilian city is being buried under binbags, and on Sunday firemen were

There is no sign of an end to the refuse workers’ strike in Palermo. The Sicilian city is being buried under binbags, and on Sunday firemen were

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Italian ferry fire forces evacuation

More than 500 people travelling on an Italian ferry have been rescued after it caught fire. The Vincenzo Florio was on its way to Palermo from Naples

More than 500 people travelling on an Italian ferry have been rescued after it caught fire. The Vincenzo Florio was on its way to Palermo from Naples

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Italian police bust Palermo Cosa Nostra

Italian police today arrested suspected members of the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate in Palermo, Sicily, taking 99 people into custody. The operation

Italian police today arrested suspected members of the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate in Palermo, Sicily, taking 99 people into custody. The operation