Tag: Italy

Televised murder revelation shocks Italy

The shocking climax of a murder investigation during a live broadcast left Italians on Friday questioning the role of television in a country governed by media mogul Silvio Berlusconi.
There were angry reactions after 3.5 million people saw the mother of missing schoolgirl Sarah Scazzi being told on live television this week that her brother-in-law was being charged with the teenager's murder.
"This is the last frontier of a culture that... has long given the media the right

Italy coach offers Totti a goodbye chance

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has offered former Azzurri striker Francesco Totti the chance to play in a friendly to say a proper goodbye to the national team.
Totti, 34, quit international football with 58 caps after Italy's 2006 World Cup win but opened the door for a return in June's tournament only for injury worries to rule him out.
Prandelli, who has indicated that he will not consider the forward for competitive games, envisages a friendly where Totti can team up again