Royal experts accuse Oprah of suggesting Monarch is ‘some mafia boss who silenced Meghan’

Oprah Winfrey’s assertion that Meghan Markle may have been ‘silenced’ by the Crown is ‘ridiculous’ and unfairly paints the Queen as a mob boss like Don Corleone from The Godfather, royal experts told MailOnline today.  Buckingham Palace should also be ‘scared’ after it emerged this morning that the Sussexes’ tell-all interview due for broadcast on … Read more

Mafia boss ‘the Professor’ who ruled from prison dies in jail after leading Camorra for decades

One of Italy‘s most feared mob bosses who ruled the Neapolitan Camorra from a prison cell for most of his life has died. Raffaele ‘the Professor’ Cutolo, 79, was found dead on a prison bed in Parma on Wednesday morning after spending the last 42 years of his life behind bars. From jail he established the … Read more

Politicians and businessmen among 53 arrested in crackdown on the ‘Ndrangheta Mafia in Italy

In December 2019 an operation targeted the ‘Ndrangheta families based in the southern Italian city of Locri in the Calabria region – the rural, mountainous and under-developed ‘toe’ of Italy’s boot and the heartland of the worldwide crime group.  As a result of the swoop, Italian police arrested 334 people, including a police colonel and a … Read more

Huge ‘Ndrangheta mafia trial involving 350 suspects begins in Italy in specially converted courtroom

Italy‘s largest mafia trial in more than 30 years opened Wednesday, as prosecutors seek to strike a blow against the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate, whose tentacles reach worldwide.  More than 350 alleged members of the mafia and the politicians, lawyers, businessmen and others accused of enabling them face a judge in a specially converted courtroom in the … Read more

TV star Gary Hollywood: ‘I’ve been betrayed by Ms Brown’s Mafia’

To its millions of fans, Mrs Brown’s Boys is an unmissable treat. While some critics pan it as unfunny and an affront to good taste, the sitcom – which stars Brendan O’Carroll as foul-mouthed Irish matriarch Agnes Brown – is one of the BBC‘s biggest success stories. Part of the appeal lies in the knowledge that … Read more

Vatican seeks to stop Mafia using ‘hijacked’ Virgin Mary symbol

The Vatican has set up a council to stop the Mafia from using the Virgin Mary as a prop to claim it has God on its side. The department will work to teach children and families a true theology of Mary with a team of around 40 church and civil leaders, including Italian judges, for … Read more

‘Boat mafia’ of traffickers sets up base in Brussels to smuggle migrants across the Channel 

Ruthless traffickers have set up a base in Belgium to smuggle migrants across the Channel. The Daily Mail has established that organised crime networks calling themselves the ‘boat mafia’ have moved in to Brussels to profit from a huge rise in migrants.  Some 1,000 arrivals are using the city as an alternative staging post to … Read more

Sicilian Mafia could be dismantled via social network analysis

Friendship is everything: Sicilian Mafia could be dismantled by using social network analysis to map syndicate members’ connections, study claims Criminal networks like the Mafia are hard for law enforcement to disrupt Researchers from the UK and Italy studied data on a real-life Mafia syndicate They report a way to pick the members whose arrest would be … Read more