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Catherine Hornby

Catherine Hornby

    Bananas thrown at Italy's minister sparks renewed racism uproar
    Bananas thrown at Italy's minister sparks renewed racism uproar
    Italy's Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge has been a target of racist slurs since her appointment in April.
    Vatican editorial criticises same-sex family structure
    Vatican editorial criticises same-sex family structure
    Italian Nobel scientist Montalcini dies at 103
    Italian Nobel scientist Montalcini dies at 103
    The first Nobel laureate to reach 100 years of age, she won the prize in 1986 with American Stanley Cohen for their discovery of nerve growth factor...
    Italy faces limbo as Berlusconi starts packing his bags
    Italy faces limbo as Berlusconi starts packing his bags
    Italy looks set for lengthy political uncertainty after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's pledge to resign, with his centre-right party calling...
    Police and solidarity demonstrators clash in Rome
    Police and solidarity demonstrators clash in Rome
    Hundreds of hooded demonstrators clashed with police in some of the worst violence in the Italian capital for years on Saturday, setting cars on...
    Pope John Paul beatified before huge crowd
    Pope John Paul beatified before huge crowd
    The late pope John Paul moved a major step closer to sainthood on Sunday at a joyous ceremony that drew more than a million people, the largest...
    New luggage rules cause queues at Europe's airports
    New luggage rules cause queues at Europe's airports
    New rules forced air travellers to pack perfume, toothpaste and other liquids into small plastic bags in their hand luggage before going through...