Italy: Church partially collapses in central Naples

Local residents say it is a "real miracle" that nobody was hurt. An investigation is underway after a church in the centre of Naples partially collapsed on the morning of 20 January, reports Italian...

Italy: Huge sinkhole opens up at Naples hospital

Massive chasm opened up in Naples hospital car park. A sinkhole measuring up to 20 metres deep and more than 2,000 square metres has opened up in the car park of a hospital in the outskirts of the so...

Naples raises funds for delivery rider beaten and robbed of scooter by gang of six

Gang of six attack rider and steal his motorcycle in Naples. A fundraising appeal to help a delivery rider beaten by a gang of six people who stole his motorcycle has been set up in Naples where the...

Italy: Naples displays pizza Nativity scene for Christmas

Naples showcases pizza Nativity scene in Basilica di S. Chiara over the Christmas season.Pizza-makers in Naples have teamed up with local Christmas crib artisans to create a large Nativity scene made...

San Paolo Stadium in Naples to be renamed 'Diego Armando Maradona Stadium'

The historic San Paolo stadium changes its name and makes way for the "Diego Armando Maradona stadium". It's official, Naples has announced it will re- name the city's football stadium, with a resolu...

Italy: Joe Biden pops up in Naples Christmas crib

Joe Biden soon to be joined in Naples crib by Kamala Harris. Naples is renowned for its Christmas crib tradition and each year people look forward to seeing who the "new entries" will be - often figu...

Covid-19 in Italy: Tourists visiting Capri must wear masks in public

Tourists on popular holiday island must wear masks at weekends when outdoors. Visitors to the Italian island of Capri will be obliged to wear masks outdoors at weekends amid fears of covid-19 contagi...

Naples seeks UNESCO recognition for Neapolitan espresso coffee culture

Italy's Campania region seeks UNESCO recognition for the Neapolitan culture surrounding espresso coffee. The regional council of the Campania region, whose capital is Naples, is seeking to have the "...

Sorrentino to make Naples movie for Netflix

The Hand of God film by Sorrentino will be set in Naples.Paolo Sorrentino, the Oscar-winning Italian director, is to make a movie for Netflix in his hometown of Naples, reports Variety.Titled The Hand...

Italian police seize €1 billion of ISIS amphetamines in world record drug bust

Record drug haul comprised 14 tons of pills hidden on ship from Syria. Police in Italy have announced the "world’s biggest ever" seizure of amphetamines, produced by ISIS militants, during a massive...

Paul McCartney slams Italian government for 'outrageous' ticket refund policy

McCartney calls for Italian fans to be reimbursed over cancelled Italy concerts. Paul McCartney has issued a strongly-worded statement against the Italian government over his fans not receiving a tic...

Naples: A city like no other (thank goodness)

I fell in love with Naples when I was 18. I had taken a gap year and saved up some money, and much to the dismay of my mother, I wanted to go to Europe. There was no logical reason to go to Naples....

George Floyd mural in Naples: Time to Change the World

George Floyd mural by street artist Jorit appears on Naples rooftop. George Floyd's face appears in the centre of a mural on a rooftop in Naples alongside Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Angela Davis...

Why tourists skip Naples: debunking common misconceptions

Though it is one of the biggest cities in the country, Naples is often thought of as the “messy brother” or “crazy uncle” of Italian cities, the one that doesn’t quite fit in, and certainly doesn’t tr...

Pompeii reopens House of Lovers after 40 years

Italy is to reopen three Pompeii houses to the public after restoration. The House of Lovers, one of the most famous buildings in Pompeii, is to reopen after 40 years, according to an announcement by...
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