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How the Mafia got to our food

Giuseppe Antoci had been warned more than once. “You will end with your throat cut,” read one note, composed entirely of individual letters clipped fr(...)

Demonstrators protest  against the arrest of Riace mayor Domenico  Lucano, in Rome, Italy. Photograph:  Claudio Peri/EPA

A town mayor in the south of Italy, who is known for his innovative approach to welcoming asylum seekers, was put under house arrest on Tuesday for al(...)

A car under  debris  after an earthquake off the island of Kos, Greece, in July  2017. Photograph: Reuters/Costas Baltas

Google and Harvard University have just announced new research in seismology using artificial intelligence. Researches have “trained” computers using (...)

Rescue personnel carries a stretcher with a hiker who was recovered from the Gorge of Raganello where the flood of a torrent caused several victims, in Civita, southern Italy, August 20th, 2018. Photograph: EPA/ANTONIO IANNICELLI

At least 11 people were killed in southern Italy on Monday when they were washed away over rocks by a raging white-water creek in a deep mountain gorg(...)

The Highland service, called the Deerstalker, is one of the best train journeys in Britain. After Glasgow, it goes past Loch Treig to the foot of Ben Nevis. From Fort William, the line continues to Mallaig, across the Glenfinnan viaduct – of Harry Potter fame

UK London to Fort William Duration: 419 miles/13hr Price (single): From £45/€51. The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the (...)

A Libyan coast guardsman  during the rescue of 147 illegal immigrants attempting to reach Europe off the coastal town of Zawiyah, west of the capital Tripoli, on Tuesday. Photograph: Taha Jawashi/AFP/Getty Images

The Italian government is considering banning ships from Libya from landing at its ports after the arrival of nearly 11,000 refugees from there in the(...)

A child plays with a handbag as other migrants queue to be medically checked in Sicily, Italy. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

An Italian mafia group took over the running of one of Europe’s largest migrant reception centres, using a Roman Catholic charity organisation as a co(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
52 Places to Go in 2017
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1. Canada: A world to explore. Canada has cosmopolitan cities, barely explored natural wonders and everything in between. Canada is huge — the s(...)

A woman is helped by medical staff aboard the Italian navy vessel Vega at the Reggio Calabria harbour, southern Italy. Photograph: Antonio Parrinello/Reuters

More than 700 migrants are feared to have died following three shipwrecks off the Libyan coast in the past week. The deaths come amid a surge in the (...)

A video image released by the Italian coast guard of a rescue operation of 397 migrants on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Guardia Costiera

More than 6,000 migrants were rescued at sea over the weekend, with Italy’s coast guard summoning Italian and French naval boats, merchant ships and (...)

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