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# Super Mario

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# Super Mario
'Beautiful' Balotelli tears no concern, says Seedorf
It all got a little too much for tor the Milan striker last night.
# It's-a go
Watch a real-life Mario and Luigi face off in this amazing stop-motion video
Warning: You can’t get this version of Mario Kart for Christmas.
# Super Mario
Steady as she goes: ECB holds interest rate at record low of 0.25 per cent
Good news for those on tracker mortgages today as records remain at a record low.
# Super Mario
All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders
ECB president Mario Draghi has cut the rate for the fifth time in two years.
# One up
9 life lessons taken from childhood video games
As the world says goodbye to Hiroshi Yamauchi, what did his creations teach us?
# Super Rap Mario
How to make Super Mario even better? Rap about it
Super Mario has never been so cool.
# Super Mario
Mario Balotelli freaked out and punched a wall after he was sent off tonight
But Italy drew 0-0 with the Czechs.
# Eurozone
ECB chief Draghi admits initial Cyprus bailout plan was 'not smart'
The head of the European Central Bank was speaking as the eurozone’s central bank left interest rates unchanged at 0.75 per cent today.
# LOL
So Mario Balotelli has commissioned a life-sized statue of himself
The AC Milan striker will reportedly have on show at his home to “immortalise” himself. As you do.
# Glad to be home
Mario Balotelli scored a brilliant free-kick last night to make it 4 goals in 3 games for AC Milan
He cant’s stop scoring since going back to Serie A.
# Super Mario
Last of the Mohicans: Balotelli pictured with his new Milan team-mates
Is having a dodgy hairstyle compulsory at the club these days?
# ciao for now
'He's a fantastic player but...': Mancini gives blessing as Mario hits Milan
The Manchester City boss calls his departing striker ‘a lovely lad’. All’s well that ends well.
# Super Mario
Why is Silvio Berlusconi apologising to Mario Balotelli?
“I wasn’t referring to Balotelli and I apologise if my words were taken as criticism of him.”
# Super Mario
Mario Balotelli is going nowhere, insists Mancini
“We need to consider that Mario was made as a major investment, and this is not a club that throws its capital through the window.”
# Super Mario
'I am the punishment of God': here's Mario Balotelli's new Genghis Khan tattoo
Why always him?
# Cover story
Move over, Enda -- Mario Balotelli takes the cover of Time International
Why always him?
# Super Mario
Mancini denies bust-up with Balotelli
The City manager was responding to questions following a newspaper report in Britain that suggested the striker was dropped because of a late night-out following the Blues’ draw with Stoke City last weekend.
# Eurozone
Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge
There is speculation that the eurozone bailout fund and the ECB could buy-up Spanish bonds in a bid to alleviate fears about the single currency.
# Super Mario
Here's your 'Mario Balotelli tribute in a crop circle' pic of the day
An Italian artist has honoured the Manchester City striker in a field in Verona.
# contagion
Italy is relaxed despite 'crucial' time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti
“We are relaxed over Italy’s standing on the international stage and on the markets,” the Italian Prime Minister told his cabinet.
# Super Mario
"First goal, first win, first hero." The Germans pay tribute to Gomez
The Bayern Munich striker’s late header gave Joachim Loew’s side a 1-0 win over Portugal on Saturday night.
# A cut above
WATCH: Balotelli takes a trip to the barber's
The Manchester City striker is in search of a new do for Euro 2012.
# Four-Gone
Red and dead: Mancini admits that Balotelli may be offloaded by City
The Manchester City manager concedes that Mario is still a super person but would perhaps do better for the club by emigrating.
# Super Mario
WATCH: Balotelli gatecrashes new Inter coach's first press conference
The Man City striker unexpectedly popped in for a visit to his former club earlier today.
# Two worlds collide
Dispelling the myths: When Mario Balotelli met Noel Gallagher
Manchester City’s colourful striker sat down with the former Oasis member to talk rumours, magic tricks and Jose Mourinho.
# Italy
'Super Mario' encouraged by drop in Italy's borrowing costs
But Italy’s prime minister warned that the turbulence affecting his country and the wider eurozone is not over.
# Recession
ECB’s Draghi: eurozone may re-enter recession next year
Mario Draghi says the ECB has lowered its expected rates of economic growth – contemplating negative growth in 2012.
# Italy
PM Monti will forgo salary as Italy approves new round of austerity
As part of the political cost cuts, Mario Monti said he would forego his salary as prime minister.
# Super Mario
What challenges face the new ECB chief?
Mario Draghi has officially taken over from Jean-Claude Trichet as head of the European Central Bank. So what can he expect in his new role?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In your evening wrap-up: Does the DAA chief deserve a bonus? How is Ireland so good at boxing? And shouldn’t they have called the movie The Anti-Social Network?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the news of the day you might have missed…
# Super Mario
Italian bank governor to become next chief of European Central Bank
Mario Draghi will take over on November 1, when Jean-Claude Trichet’s eight-year term comes to an end. So who is he?