Offensive? Franco Battiato
Alessandra Addari / Politics

Offensive? Franco Battiato

Franco Battiato, Regional Councilor for Culture and famous singer-songwriter said in his speech at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 26th March: “There are sluts around in Parliament who would do anything, they should open a casino“. Immediately, the Rosario Crocetta, President of the Sicilian Region, decided to fire Franco Battiato and defined these claims serious and unacceptable.  “It’s been … Continue reading

Fiscal Cliff Crisis Averted But All Are Still Left Disappointed.
Eleanor Szponar / Politics

Fiscal Cliff Crisis Averted But All Are Still Left Disappointed.

America avoids taking the plunge over the cliff but the alternative leaves many unsatisfied, especially Republicans, 151 voting against such a deal while 85 approved. Despite the still shakily put together agreement, this has helped Obama gain back some momentum and a relief to the majority of American tax payers who won’t see a rise … Continue reading