Over 300 ho-ho-hopefuls vie for Rome Santa job

Over 300 ho-ho-hopefuls vie for Rome Santa job

An unemployed man from a town near Rome fended off competition from over 300 rivals to be hired as Father Christmas at a shopping centre in the east of the capital. But the job isn't always a barrel of laughs, or so professional Santas say.

Italian killed trying to stop Florida mall gunman

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Mafioso’s holiday ruined by Facebook blunder

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