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EU approves winding down of Italian lenders

The European Commission gave preliminary approval for an Italian plan to wind down two ailing Veneto-based regional lenders.

Will the Vatican finally excommunicate the mafia?

Pope Francis has long railed against corruption and the mafia, but now the Vatican is considering developing a whole doctrine around excommunicating corrupt and mafia-tinged Catholics.

Real Madrid champions of Europe for the twelfth time

Real Madrid is the European champion for the third time in four seasons, defeating Juventus 4-1 in the UEFA Champions League final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Tom Dumoulin wins the Giro d’Italia

Dumoulin won by more than 31 seconds so that he is crowned as the first ever Dutch winner of the Giro d’Italia.

Giro d’Italia: Quintana, Nibali, Pinot or Dumoulin?

Nairo Quintana retained the overall lead but, with the first four riders within 53 seconds of the Colombian, the three-week race is set for a dramatic finale.

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