An Italian lawmaker has decried a secret arrangement in which intelligence agents paid imprisoned top Mafiosi for information during several of the years when Silvio Berlusconi was premier.
Seven-time premier class world champion Valentino Rossi was taken to hospital after suffering concussion in crashing out of the Aragon Grand Prix on Sunday.
Italian Valentin Rossi on a Yamaha won the San Marino MotoGP race at Misano on Sunday.
Fiat Chrysler`s outgoing chairman of its sports car division Ferrari will receive a combined severance package of 26.95 million euros ($34.78 million), with nearly half to be paid in a lump-sum by next February, the company said on Wednesday.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and first-time Grand Slam semi-finalist Peng Shuai will meet for a place in the US Open title match after dominant victories on Tuesday.
Sara Errani`s softly-softly approach paid off Sunday as she booked her US Open quarter-final berth with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-0 victory over Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
Brendan Rodgers revealed Mario Balotelli has already shown signs of a new-found maturity as the eccentric Italian made his Liverpool debut in a 3-0 win at Tottenham on Sunday.
Italy's renowned World Cup winner Alessandro Del Piero has called the Indian Super League football tournament an "adventure" and said he was "enthusiastic" about embarking on this new journey.
Day in Pics: 30th October
Showbiz World - October 30, 2014
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