Anti-fascist demonstrators protest after the hearse carrying the coffin of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke arrives in Albano Laziale near Rome on Wednesday. Photograph: Yara Nardi/Reuters

The family of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke demanded the return of his body after his funeral was disrupted by protesters and his coffin taken away(...)

Policemen in riot gear chase protesters outside the Society of St Pius X headquarters, a schismatic Catholic group, where the funeral of former Nazi war-criminal Erich Priebke was scheduled to take place in Albano Laziale, on Tuesday. Photograph: Riccardo De Luca/AP

There was no indication last night, one week after the death in Rome of notorious Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, of where and how the former SS capt(...)

 Mayor of Albano Laziale Nicola Marini during the demonstration at funeral location of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke yesterday. Photograph: Getty

A leading rabbi praised Italian protesters who blocked the funeral of a convicted Nazi war criminal as Italy marked the 70th anniversary of the deport(...)