L'Aquila quake scientists jailed
22 October 2012 Last updated at 19:17 BST
In Italy, a group of six scientists and a government official have been sentenced to six years each in prison over the 2009 earthquake in L'Aquila.
A regional court found them guilty of manslaughter, after prosecutors said they gave falsely reassuring statement before the earthquake which killed 309 people.
Alan Johnston reports from Rome.