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Italy is facing its worst crisis since the Second World War

Italians saw in Berlusconi what they saw in Mussolini – an anti-establishment figure who defied the law

The news media do not come out well, either. The obsession with Knox’s looks was infantile

Pope lunches with shipbuilders

The Pope has lunched with unemployed shipbuilders during a visit to Ancona

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on why so little violent crime happens in Italy