Coronavirus lockdown helps Italian police nab 'leading' mobster

A top 'Ndrangheta clan member was arrested in Italy after police, helped by the anti-coronavirus lockdown, spotted the fugitive smoking inside a seemingly deserted safe house, authorities said Friday. Cesare Cordi, described by police as a "leading figure of the 'Ndrangheta of Locri" in southern Calabria, had been on the run since August, when a judge issued a warrant for the 42-year-old's arrest.

Italians take to singing at windows to beat virus blues

Italians are beating the social isolation imposed by the country's coronavirus lockdown by taking to their windows and singing in unison, with videos of the phenomenon racking up thousands of views online. Since Monday a series of decrees from the Italian government have drastically limited citizens' movements, with vast swathes of the economy shut down and people instructed to leave the house only when strictly necessary.

TV gigs and salty slips: a week on the US campaign trail

A candidate who came fourth in a three-way race, a new career in talk shows and a technical slip made while insulting a voter to his face: this was the latest week on the US campaign trail. With former vice president Joe Biden in pole position ahead of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the Hawaii congresswoman was pipped to a podium finish by candidates who had already dropped out.

Canadian Band Sets Guinness World Record For Deepest Concert

The Shaft Bottom Boys of Sudbury, Ontario, sang their way into the record books on Saturday when they performed 6,213 feet below sea level.

SOS: Florida Senate Wants To Remove State Laws Regulating The Telegraph

The Florida Senate sent Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis a bill Thursday that removes an entire chapter of state law regulating the telegraph industry, including $50 penalties for not promptly delivering messages.

Researchers Discover Faraway Planet Where The Rain Is Made Of Iron

It gets so hot on a distant planet designated Wasp-76b that iron vaporizes in the atmosphere.

Art lovers rush to Uffizi's Facebook page during virus shutdown

Florence's world-famous Uffizi Gallery said Wednesday that art lovers had rushed to its new Facebook page as the museum -- like others across Italy -- stays shut to fight the country's coronavirus outbreak. The museum is one of Italy's most visited attractions and houses a priceless art collection, notably of masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance.

Doctor watched porn on work PC after wife stopped him watching it on home computer

Professor Peter Davies admitted looking at pictures of someone having sex with a horse and a dog (Picture: Cavendish)

Prince Harry prank called by Russian hoaxer pretending to be Greta Thunberg

Prince Harry was told that Greta is a distant relative and a dynastic wedding could help solve climate change (Picture:


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