Sep 3rd, 2012
The roasted chickens had an unusual stuffing – $150,000 worth of cocaine, according to Nigerian police. A Nigerian mechanic who struggled in Brazil for more than six years had hoped the drugs would buy him a life of luxury in his native land, Nigerian authorities said Monday. “This was li...
Dec 26th, 2011
Share A stunning model proved to be more than meets the eye after she was arrested by Italian police trying to smuggle more than $395,000 worth of cocaine into the country inside breast and buttock implants. The 33-year-old woman, identified only by the initials MFM, was held by officers as she tried...
Sep 16th, 2011
She made history for her country by becoming the first Miss Angola to be crowned Miss Universe. But Leila Lopes’s victory has been questioned following allegations that false documents were used to help her get into an earlier pageant, where a win effectively put her into the main compet...
Feb 3rd, 2011
ROME – The Italian parliament has rejected prosecutors’ request to search some of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s properties in a prostitution probe targeting him. Milan prosecutors allege Berlusconi paid for sex with a minor and then used his office to cover it up. They wanted t...
Jan 30th, 2011
Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has urged Italians to break the law and not pay their TV licence following a series of shows that have slammed him. Berlusconi, 74, is facing allegations of sex with an underage prostitute, Karima El Mahroug, and abuse of power after he used his position to ge...
Jan 27th, 2011
Marysthell García Polanco. Drugs were found in a flat allegedly provided to her by Berlusconi. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/EPA The scandal involving Silvio Berlusconi’s private life deepened today after drugs were mentioned in new evidence to Italy’s parliament. The new evidence delivered ye...