RomeAn Italian Senate panel on Monday voted to lift former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's parliamentary immunity. He will be facing trial in the alleged "kidnapping" of some 100 migrants aboard a coast guard ship last July.
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AuchFrench author Renaud Camus was convicted of criticizing immigration and was given a two month suspended sentence. Camus was also ordered to "compensate" two anti-racist associations by paying them €1 800.
Rome"In order to remain free, one must, at a good moment, take the way to prison without hesitation". Before today's vote on the case of the Gregoretti ship, League party leader Matteo Salvini quoted Italian humorist Giovannino Guareschi.
ParisAccording to a document classified as a defense secret, some 150 neighbourhoods in France have fallen into the hands of Islamists.
GrimbergenThe jihadist was released after five years in prison for having radicalized and pushed several young people to join the Islamic State in Syria. Jean-Louis Denis has begun his training in Dutch at a school in Belgium. Parents of the children there have expressed their shock.
ManchesterAnother child abuse scandal has shaken Britain in the wake of Rotherham, Rochdale and Telford.
GenevaOn the 500 panels announcing the pedestrian crossings, all represented by a male silhouette, half will give way to panels representing women and lesbian couples.
MadridThe country estimates that it will need several million migrants in the coming years.
PaduaThe Nigerian mafia has been busy in the Italian city of Padua. In less than 24 hours there were two violent episodes in the city center, and as always on via Diego Valeri.