News del Giorno: Another Knox Appeal; Public Sex at Chanel

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Amanda Knox attends her appeal hearing at Perugia's Court of Appeal on September 30, 2011 in Perugia, Italy. Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are awaiting the verdict of their appeal that could see their conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher overturned. American student Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, who were convicted in 2009 of killing their British roommate Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy in 2007, have served nearly four years in jail after being sentenced to 26 and 25 years respectively. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

In March, the Court of Cassation, Italy’s highest appeals body, will hear the latest appeal in the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito. [Ansa]

A couple — believed to be Americans — were caught on camera having sex up against the window of the Chanel store just off Piazza della Signoria, located in the heart of Florence’s historic center. [Firenze Today

The so-called “quickie divorces” of 180 Italian couples in U.K. courthouses were declared void after officials uncovered fraud. One of the red flags: 179 couples all had the same proof-of-residency address that wound up simply being a mailbox. [The Local]

Sopranos star Federico Castelluccio, a serious art collector, learned one of his paintings is a lost Italian masterpiece by Baroque painter Guercino and possibly worth millions of dollars. [Yahoo]

During a Milan trial, Sicilian mafioso turned informant Gaspare Spatuzza confessed to being responsible for 40 murders. [La Stampa]