Financial Conduct Authority: PPI Claims Dwindling

According to Financial Conduct Authority Chief Executive Officer Martin Wheatley, mis sold PPI complaints against banks were reduced to 15% overall in the second...

Italy Furious at David Statue Holding a Sniper Rifle

The famous Michaelangelo sculpture, David, was depicted by an American commercial holding a sniper rifle. The commercial drew the ire of Italians. The Italian...

Italy Refugees Increased by 325% in 2013

According to Italian Interior Minister Filippo Bubico, more than 2,295 water vessels have landed on Italian shores in 2013. A total of 43,000 refugees,...

Italy, Malta Rescue 233 Migrants from 33-Foot Boat Off Italian Coast

Italian and Maltese rescuers have rescued 233 migrants from a 33 foot Smuggler’s Boat in the seas south of Siciliy. The migrants, who were...

Italy Public Protests Against Shameful Treatment of Migrants

Migrants at a reception centre in Lampedusa, Italy, were made to take off their clothes while they are sprayed with water in an attempt...

Cyclone Cleopatra Kills 16 in Sardinia, Floods St. Mark’s Square

Italian Cyclone Cleopatra hits land on Sardinia, leaving 16 people dead from its wake. Locals are mourning what could have an averted disaster. Cyclone...

Ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to be Tried for Bribery

Ex-Prime Minsiter Silvio Berlusconi is accused of paying senators at least €30 million to have them help him bring down the government and assist...

Berlusconi Denied To Keep Senate Seat

Former Italian Prime Minister and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi had his plea to remain in his senator seat rejected by the senate committee. However,...

Italy’s First Black Minister Likened to a Prostitute by Politician

Italian Politician Cristiano Za Garibaldi hurled insults against Italy’s first black minister Cecile Kyenge on Facebook by likening her to a prostitute. Za Garibaldi,...

Vatican Bank Corruption Scandal Personally Supervised by Pope

Pope Francis expressed that he will personally supervise the Vatican bank’s activities regarding money laundering and terrorism-related transactions to have the bank back on...