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Italy ex-PM Berlusconi in angry tirade at jail ruling


Berlusconi said he was the innocent victim of “an incredible series of accusations and trials that had nothing to do with reality”. The court also ordered a further judicial review on whether he should be banned from holding public office. Berlusconi, 76, is unlikely to go to jail because of …

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Spanish train driver Garzon to be questioned by judge

The crash was one of the worst rail disasters in recent Spanish history

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo has been detained on suspicion of reckless homicide and the judge will decide whether to press formal charges. Mr Garzon is suspected of driving too fast on a bend. Reports say the train was travelling at more than double the speed limit at the time of …

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Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s First Female PM, Dead at 87

UK's prime minister was in office for two terms.

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a towering figure in postwar British and world politics and the only woman to become British prime minister, has died at the age of 87, her spokeswoman said Monday. Her funeral will be at St. Paul’s Cathedral, the British prime minister’s office announced Monday. …

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