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Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton
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Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton

Aug 17th 2021, 3:24 PM 27,794 Views 14 Comments

White hair and part of an ear were on the remains of a man who is thought to have organised Greek performances.

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona
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Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona

Dec 4th 2020, 8:54 PM 6,714 Views 8 Comments

Club owner Aurelio de Laurentiis announced plans to rename the San Paolo Stadium soon after the Argentinian’s death.

Medics treating patients in their cars as hospitals becoming overwhelmed in Italian city of Naples
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Medics treating patients in their cars as hospitals becoming overwhelmed in Italian city of Naples

Nov 13th 2020, 10:44 PM 40,929 Views 50 Comments

“We have almost no more beds available,” Rodolfo Punzi, head of the hospital’s infectious disease department said.

Callejon and Milik on target as Ancelotti's Napoli keep pressure on Juventus
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Callejon and Milik on target as Ancelotti's Napoli keep pressure on Juventus

Jan 20th 2019, 10:50 PM 3,305 Views 2 Comments

First-half goals from Jose Callejon and Arkadiusz Milik saw Napoli beat Lazio on Sunday.

Italian police arrest mafia boss at luxury hide-out after 15 years on the run
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Italian police arrest mafia boss at luxury hide-out after 15 years on the run

Nov 27th 2018, 10:14 PM 22,734 Views 13 Comments

Antonio Orlando is a suspected major player in the Camorra organised crime group.

Parents and 11-year-old child die after falling into shallow volcano crater
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Parents and 11-year-old child die after falling into shallow volcano crater

Sep 12th 2017, 5:31 PM 48,187 Views 15 Comments

“They crossed the security barriers and fell into the hole.”

The last child to be pulled from Italian earthquake rubble had just saved his younger brother
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The last child to be pulled from Italian earthquake rubble had just saved his younger brother

Aug 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 42,334 Views 23 Comments

Two women died when the quake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia last night.

Eight bodies pulled from collapsed apartment block near Naples
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Eight bodies pulled from collapsed apartment block near Naples

Jul 8th 2017, 11:33 AM 8,365 Views 0 Comments

Witnesses said a freight train passed on the neighbouring railway track just before the building collapsed.

Aer Lingus flight from Naples forced to turn back after hitting flock of pigeons
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Aer Lingus flight from Naples forced to turn back after hitting flock of pigeons

May 3rd 2017, 2:40 PM 23,294 Views 37 Comments

Flight EI451 had been due to arrive back in Dublin before 3pm.

Doctor who skipped work to play tennis among staff investigated in mass absenteeism scam
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Doctor who skipped work to play tennis among staff investigated in mass absenteeism scam

Feb 24th 2017, 9:46 PM 22,971 Views 14 Comments

The two-year investigation was conducted by police into the hospital.

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys
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Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys

Apr 18th 2016, 2:30 PM 16,572 Views 9 Comments

Roberto Manganiello, a boss in Naples’ notorious Camorra mafia, had been on the run since 2013.

Woman bites off her husband's mistress' finger in brawl
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Woman bites off her husband's mistress' finger in brawl

Sep 18th 2015, 6:30 AM 18,253 Views 21 Comments

Italians are just so passionate.

Pope Francis had a pizza delivered right to his Popemobile yesterday
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Pope Francis had a pizza delivered right to his Popemobile yesterday

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 4,821 Views 0 Comments

Lucky man.

Pope set to dine with gay and transgender inmates at a prison in Italy
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Pope set to dine with gay and transgender inmates at a prison in Italy

Mar 20th 2015, 6:18 PM 13,824 Views 55 Comments

This will happen during his visit to the Giuseppe Salvia Detention Centre.

Dublin man dies after falling from balcony in Italy
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Dublin man dies after falling from balcony in Italy

Jun 24th 2014, 7:55 AM 19,819 Views 5 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to his family.

Italy prepares mass funeral for 38 killed in coach crash
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Italy prepares mass funeral for 38 killed in coach crash

Jul 30th 2013, 8:32 AM 4,051 Views 3 Comments

A national day of mourning has been declared in the country.

38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy
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38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy

Jul 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 13,814 Views 22 Comments

The bus plunged off a motorway flyover near the town of Avellino. The Department of Foreign Affairs says there are no indications of any Irish citizens hurt in the crash.

Body of Padre Pio to be put on permanent display
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Body of Padre Pio to be put on permanent display

May 20th 2013, 2:00 PM 21,349 Views 104 Comments

A shrine in Italy will put the body of the popular saint on display for the millions of pilgrims who visit the site every year.

Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius
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Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius

Mar 29th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,647 Views 4 Comments

The exhibition in the British Museum in central London seeks to shed light on the everyday lives of the people killed in Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD.

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election
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Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:54 AM 2,957 Views 4 Comments

Italy goes to the polls on Sunday and Monday but it’s still not clear who is most likely to emerge victorious.

Polish MP calls on Spain to repay centuries-old loan
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Polish MP calls on Spain to repay centuries-old loan

Aug 3rd 2012, 3:56 PM 10,741 Views 109 Comments

Gold ducat loan taken out by King Philip in the 16th century would be worth €57.4 million in today’s gold prices – and that’s before interest.

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker
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Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker

Dec 7th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,526 Views 5 Comments

Michele Zagaria, on the run since 1995, was found in an underground bunker in Casapesenna, in his hometown province of Caserta in southern Italy.

Berlusconi accused of persuading witness to lie
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Berlusconi accused of persuading witness to lie

Sep 28th 2011, 9:12 AM 160 Views 1 Comment

From victim to suspect: A Naples judge has turned an extortion case on its head, stating Silvio Berlusconi should be investigated for persuading a witness to lie, while the accused – a Bari businessman – is freed from custody.

Italy signs deal with Libya to stem the flow of migrants
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Italy signs deal with Libya to stem the flow of migrants

Jun 17th 2011, 6:13 PM 167 Views 1 Comment

Italy says it is bearing the brunt of the influx of refugees fleeing violence in North Africa.

Bank is foreclosed from its own premises: homeowners win revenge after mistaken lawsuit
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Bank is foreclosed from its own premises: homeowners win revenge after mistaken lawsuit

Jun 7th 2011, 9:55 AM 1,056 Views 5 Comments

A couple were brought to court for not paying a mortgage they never took out. Their revenge? Foreclose on the bank.

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British family demand not to be served by hotel staff 'of colour'