The UK is the most corrupt place on Earth because it has a corrupted financial capital, well-known Italian journalist Roberto Saviano said at Hay Festival on Sunday.

The journalists who lives under police protection ever since he wrote Gomorrah in 2006, revealing the workings of one of the most dangerous Mafia groups in Italy, told an audience at Hay-on-Wye on Sunday:

“If I asked you what is the most corrupt place on Earth you might tell me well it’s Afghanistan, maybe Greece, Nigeria, the...

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