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Another – Il Sottobosco, the undergrowth – unmasked corrupt business deals across party lines, including in the Democratic Party (PD) which now backs him, along with the Five-Star Movement and various green parties. But most of Sansa’s writing is poetic and reflective – about the history and natural beauty of the region he would now govern. His latest book, published this month, includes a meditation on swallows. (Declaration of interest: Sansa was a guest reporter at the Guardian in 2007.) … [Read more...] about How a poet’s son is reclaiming Genoa from Italy’s tainted elite
The Politkovskaya connection Anna Politkovskaya was a journalist who relentlessly exposed the reality of Vladimir Putin's war in Chechnya On 7 October 2006 she was due to file a story on the suspected use of torture by pro-Moscow security units in Chechnya An assassin was waiting in the stairwell of her home and when she entered the lift, he shot her five times A leaked FSB document says that Valid Lurakhmaev's mobile phone was traced to a park in the vicinity of her apartment shortly afterwards Police have never questioned him about the killing Russia has always denied involvement in killings on foreign soil, including the assassinations of Alexander Litvinenko and Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev. … [Read more...] about Have Russian hitmen been killing with impunity in Turkey?
'She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered, I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while,' the Grease icon continued. … [Read more...] about ‘My favourite thing to do with Kelly’: John Travolta dances with daughter Ella, 20, in memory of his late wife who died aged 57 following cancer battle