Italy’s fragile coalition government, already struggling to contain deep divisions over tax and economic policy, woke up to a whole set of new problems yesterday after Silvio Berlusconi’s conviction for tax fraud was upheld by the supreme court.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2013
THE Catholic Church’s child protection tsar, Ian Elliott, was on the verge of resigning in the past year after a review of child protection standards in the country’s 26 dioceses was halted because the Church refused to co-operate.
Thu, 12 May, 2011
A FORMER prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, who was allowed to leave for Ireland in 2009, was forced to spend five years in captivity even after interrogators decided he had little to offer in terms of military intelligence.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2011