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Italy offers cash injection for troubled Pompeii

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Italy has pledged two million euros to help maintain the historical site of Pompeii.

Some of the structures, preserved under volcanic ash since the times of ancient Rome, recently collapsed during heavy rain.

A sharp fall in staffing numbers over the last decade is thought to have contributed to the decay.