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# mafia - Thursday 28 November, 2019

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia

The Irish documentary Shooting the Mafia tells the story of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

# mafia - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Reputed leader of Gambino crime family shot dead in New York

Frank Cali’s killing is the first of its kind since 1985.

# mafia - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Italian police arrest Mafia 'godfather' in major raid

The suspects are accused of extortion, illegal gun possession, arson, Mafia association and other crimes, investigators said.

# mafia - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Italian police arrest mafia boss at luxury hide-out after 15 years on the run

Antonio Orlando is a suspected major player in the Camorra organised crime group.

# mafia - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia

The trip comes at a difficult time for the pontiff.

# mafia - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder

Robert Fico wants to avoid a snap election.

# mafia - Saturday 20 January, 2018

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course

The committee is investigating the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

# mafia - Friday 17 November, 2017

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer

The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

# mafia - Monday 15 May, 2017

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

# mafia - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU

“I do understand national sensitivities. I’ll change it to gangsters,” Farage continued to say.

# mafia - Friday 12 August, 2016

Town made famous by The Godfather has entire council dissolved for being run by the Mafia

Corleone, Sicily, is the town Godfather protagonist Vito Corleone is named after.

# mafia - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

The amazing criminal life of Mafia boss Bernardo 'The Tractor' Provenzano has come to an end

The 83-year-old was born in the Sicilian village of Corleone.

# mafia - Monday 27 June, 2016

Leader of notoriously ruthless mafia syndicate arrested after 20 years on the run

The operation is being hailed as a historic breakthrough in the fight against organised crime.

# mafia - Monday 18 April, 2016

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys

Roberto Manganiello, a boss in Naples’ notorious Camorra mafia, had been on the run since 2013.

# mafia - Saturday 30 January, 2016

VIDEO: The bunker where on-the-run mobsters were finally found in Italy

Giuseppe Crea and Giuseppe Ferraro eluded capture for 10 years and 18 years respectively.

# mafia - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

# mafia - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Pictures: Francis Albert Sinatra would have been 100 years old today

He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on 12 December 1915 to Italian immigrants.

# mafia - Saturday 21 November, 2015

How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money

In one instance it is alleged that the Mafia even used a convent as a front.

# mafia - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# mafia - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

# mafia - Saturday 31 January, 2015

New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in "Mafia Cops" case

Nicholas Guido was mistaken for a man with the same name.

# mafia - Sunday 7 December, 2014

The mayor of Rome isn't afraid of the mafia - he's going to keep riding his bike

Police had warned the mayor that he was under threat by “dangerous organisations”.

# mafia - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Italy is fighting mafia bosses by taking away their sons

The boys are taken to a kind of rehab.

# mafia - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Spanish police arrest 26 suspected 'Camorra' mafia members

Suspects arrested in raids over suspected mafia money-laundering.

# mafia - Sunday 22 June, 2014

The Pope has excommunicated the mafia from the Catholic Church

Pope Francis called the mafia “is the adoration of evil and contempt for common good.”

# mafia - Friday 21 March, 2014

"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia

“Men and women of the mafia… change your way of life. Stop doing evil, convert,” he said.

# mafia - Friday 24 January, 2014

Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire

Vincent Asaro was caught on tape complaining that he was cheated by Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, later portrayed by Robert DeNiro.

# mafia - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral Farewell This post contains images

Mourners and fans gather ahead of James Gandolfini funeral

Alec Baldwin, NJ Governor Chris Christie and dozens of ‘Sopranos’ actors amongst mourners.

# mafia - Thursday 20 June, 2013

‘He was one of the greatest actors of this or any time’ – Sopranos creator David Chase

Everyone from the Governor of New Jersey to Lindsay Lohan has been paying tribute, following the untimely death of James Gandolfini.

# mafia - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Charred bodies of Canadian mafiosi found in Sicily

The bodies of the two men were found riddled with about 30 bullets, in an operation dubbed “Argo” by Italian and Canadian police.

# mafia - Monday 6 May, 2013

Controversial seven-time Italian premier Andreotti dies aged 94

Giulio Andreotti — nicknamed “The Untouchable” and “The Black Pope” — was a divisive figure in Italian politics, with close ties to the Vatican and rumoured mafia links.

# mafia - Monday 25 March, 2013

Italian court confirms Berlusconi ally guilty in mafia case

Dell’Utri, 71, was accused of playing the middle man between Berlusconi and the criminal association.

# mafia - Friday 1 February, 2013

Random theft ends with notorious mobster behind bars

One of Corsica’s most notorious mafiosi was apprehended after police caught someone trying to rob his car.

# mafia - Friday 5 October, 2012

'Canadian Mafia boss' released from US prison

Now 66, the reputed chief, had served 10 years for conspiracy to murder and racketeering.

# mafia - Friday 13 July, 2012

Italian police seize giant wind farm in mafia probe

Police seized assets worth €350 million as part of the crackdown on the mafia.

# mafia - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

'Goodfellas' mobster Henry Hill dead at 69 Mafia This post contains videos

'Goodfellas' mobster Henry Hill dead at 69

The man whose life was immortalised in the hit film starring Ray Liotta had been suffering from a long illness.

# mafia - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker

Michele Zagaria, on the run since 1995, was found in an underground bunker in Casapesenna, in his hometown province of Caserta in southern Italy.

# mafia - Thursday 10 November, 2011

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Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs

The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.

# mafia - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks

The Keane Report, independent TD Stephen Donnelly notes, cites “inappropriate mortgage-holder behaviour”. It does not mention “inappropriate banker behaviour”.

# mafia - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Mafia leader gets life for Duisburg massacre

The violent slayings, sparked by a feud involving two sides of the ‘Ndrangheta organised crime syndicate, highlighted the international reach of Italy’s Calabrian mafia.

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