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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Palermo

This year
# cosa nostra
Italy catches fugitive Mafia boss after 30-year manhunt
The only known image of the mobster was a black and white photo dated back to the early 1990s.
All time
# Palermo
Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30
“It is an immense tragedy,” a local mayor said today.
# The Don
Pope Francis travels to Sicily to honour a priest shot dead by the Mafia
The trip comes at a difficult time for the pontiff.
# burned alive
'An act of pure barbarism': Homeless man burned alive in Sicily
Neighbours heard the victim screaming but he was dead by the time emergency services arrived.
# Flop
Mario Balotelli close to Anfield exit and return to Serie A
The 26-year-old could be returning to Italy with Palermo.
# bada bing
Town made famous by The Godfather has entire council dissolved for being run by the Mafia
Corleone, Sicily, is the town Godfather protagonist Vito Corleone is named after.
# Trouble
Ref stops Serie A match after Italy international Candreva has near miss with exploding flare
Tensions boiled over between Lazio and Palermo fans this evening.
# warning
You are a 'd*******' if you watch Juve, Napoli coach tells players
Napoli must focus on themselves and have been advised against watching Serie A leaders Juventus by coach Maurizio Sarri.
# Done Deal?
One of football's top young strikers is set to join Juventus this summer
Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea had all expressed strong interest in the 21-year-old striker.
# Turf War
Charred bodies of Canadian mafiosi found in Sicily
The bodies of the two men were found riddled with about 30 bullets, in an operation dubbed “Argo” by Italian and Canadian police.
# Calcio
Not even a Paul Pogba red card for spitting could spoil Juve's title party
The Old Lady of Turin claimed their 29th scudetto today. They’re calling it 31, though.
# bumper to bumper
Dublin now the 11th most congested city in Europe, down from sixth
Moscow in Russia is the most congested city in the world.
# Sniper
VIDEO: And the award for most comical dive of the weekend goes to...
Kids, this is what not to do when one-on-one with the opposing goalkeeper.
# Boost
Match-fixing scandal: Conte ban reduced to four months
The Juventus coach had initially been banned for 10 months for his part in the match-fixing scandal.
# Golazo!
VIDEO: Fabrizio Miccoli scores an unbelievable 45-yard volley
The Palermo’s striker stunning finish is likely to be the best goal you’ll see this weekend.
# Run-in
Serie A wrap: Juve, Milan leave it late
Undefeated Juve remain in the driving seat with four games to play but it took them 80 minutes to break the dealock against bottom side Cesena.