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Clashes in Naples over Italian PM visit

Clashes broke out on Monday night (Sept 12) in Naples between police and protesters demonstrating against a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Clashes broke out on Monday night (Sept 12) in Naples between police and protesters demonstrating against a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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World's longest pizza created in Naples measuring 1.8 km

The world’s longest pizza has been made in Naples and is a staggering 1.8 kilometres long. It was kneaded and baked in six hours and eleven minutes

The world’s longest pizza has been made in Naples and is a staggering 1.8 kilometres long. It was kneaded and baked in six hours and eleven minutes

Culture

Naples Nutcracker shines at Teatro San Carlo

Among its remarkable gems, both natural and artistic, Naples can boast Europe’s oldest opera house, Teatro San Carlo. To see out 2015 and welcome in

Among its remarkable gems, both natural and artistic, Naples can boast Europe’s oldest opera house, Teatro San Carlo. To see out 2015 and welcome in

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Italian cities ban vehicles from streets to curb pollution

Streets around the Italian city of Naples were quieter than usual on Saturday (January 2). Cars, motorbikes and scooters have been banned until

Streets around the Italian city of Naples were quieter than usual on Saturday (January 2). Cars, motorbikes and scooters have been banned until

Science_technology

Villa Nola the final resting place of a Roman Emperor

Vesuvius close to Naples is one of the most infamous volcanoes in existence after it obliterated Pompeii in 79 AD. Vesuvius erupted again in 472

Vesuvius close to Naples is one of the most infamous volcanoes in existence after it obliterated Pompeii in 79 AD. Vesuvius erupted again in 472

Sport

Goalkeeper Reina returns to Napoli

Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina has secured a move back to Napoli after signing a reported three-year contract with the Serie A club. After eight

Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina has secured a move back to Napoli after signing a reported three-year contract with the Serie A club. After eight

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Pope Francis has meal with prisoners during Naples visit

Pope Francis has been visiting inmates at a jail near Naples, during a one-day trip to the area. He shared a meal with around 120 male and female

Pope Francis has been visiting inmates at a jail near Naples, during a one-day trip to the area. He shared a meal with around 120 male and female

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Pope visits Scampia, urges Camorra criminals 'return to honesty'

Pope Francis has visited one of Italy’s most dangerous neighbourhoods in the city of Naples. Scampia has been described as a forgotten, crumbling

Pope Francis has visited one of Italy’s most dangerous neighbourhoods in the city of Naples. Scampia has been described as a forgotten, crumbling

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Scandal in Pompeii: Former site commissioner has assets seized

Financial police seize nearly 6 million euros in assets from Marcello Fiori. The former commissioner of the Pompeii archaeological site is implicated in a tendering scandal.

Financial police seize nearly 6 million euros in assets from Marcello Fiori. The former commissioner of the Pompeii archaeological site is implicated in a tendering scandal.

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Hundreds evacuated from homes as huge sinkhole appears in Naples

A ten-metre wide sinkhole has appeared in a street in suburban Naples after heavy rains and a burst underground water pipe caused the ground to give

A ten-metre wide sinkhole has appeared in a street in suburban Naples after heavy rains and a burst underground water pipe caused the ground to give

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Dozens arrested in Italy counterfeit cash crackdown

‘Money, Money, Money’, a Swedish group once sang. But when it comes to counterfeit cash, suspected fraudsters in Italy are being blamed for 90

‘Money, Money, Money’, a Swedish group once sang. But when it comes to counterfeit cash, suspected fraudsters in Italy are being blamed for 90

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SMEs charting Europe's path to recovery

The role that small and medium enterprises have to play in reviving growth was the main theme at the third assembly of European SMEs held recently

The role that small and medium enterprises have to play in reviving growth was the main theme at the third assembly of European SMEs held recently

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Pizza Week in Naples as the city's chefs spin their magic

It is the Italian city one associates with pizza; indeed Naples insists it is where the national dish was born before it went out and conquered the

It is the Italian city one associates with pizza; indeed Naples insists it is where the national dish was born before it went out and conquered the

Sport

Three injured in clashes ahead of Italian Cup final

The Coppa Italia Final between Serie A rivals Napoli and Fiorentina was delayed on Saturday evening following clashes before the game at the Olympic

The Coppa Italia Final between Serie A rivals Napoli and Fiorentina was delayed on Saturday evening following clashes before the game at the Olympic

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Italian government appoints new head of Pompeii restoration project

One of the world’s most treasured archaeological sites, the ancient city of Pompeii, has a new head of restoration. Pompeii is a UNESCO World

One of the world’s most treasured archaeological sites, the ancient city of Pompeii, has a new head of restoration. Pompeii is a UNESCO World

Sport

Maradona served with 39m-euro tax bill

Italy’s tax collection agency says it has formally notified Diego Maradona that it will begin procedures to freeze his assets in Italy to pay off his

Italy’s tax collection agency says it has formally notified Diego Maradona that it will begin procedures to freeze his assets in Italy to pay off his

Culture

Summer camps: a different kind of holiday

Holiday camps are a popular tradition in many countries. But apart from relaxing and having fun, many of them now offer a more challenging experience

Holiday camps are a popular tradition in many countries. But apart from relaxing and having fun, many of them now offer a more challenging experience

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Italy buries its dead as coach crash victims are remembered

A memorial service for those who died in the coach crash in Italy has taken place. The coffins of the 38 who were killed were surrounded by parents

A memorial service for those who died in the coach crash in Italy has taken place. The coffins of the 38 who were killed were surrounded by parents

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Italy begins to bury its dead after coach crash tragedy

Italy is to hold a national day of mourning after one of the country’s worst road accidents. The first of 38 funerals will be held today

Italy is to hold a national day of mourning after one of the country’s worst road accidents. The first of 38 funerals will be held today

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Italian coach crash: a huge tragedy says Italy PM

“A huge tragedy” is how Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta described the coach crash in which 39 people have so far been declared dead, with a

“A huge tragedy” is how Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta described the coach crash in which 39 people have so far been declared dead, with a

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Italy bus crash death toll rises

At least 38 have been killed and 10 seriously injured in a fatal bus crash near Avellino in Italy. The vehicle was returning from a trip when it

At least 38 have been killed and 10 seriously injured in a fatal bus crash near Avellino in Italy. The vehicle was returning from a trip when it

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Dozens killed as bus plunges off flyover in southern Italy

Police in Italy have confirmed that at least 36 people have died in a deadly bus crash in the south of the country. The coach is thought to have

Police in Italy have confirmed that at least 36 people have died in a deadly bus crash in the south of the country. The coach is thought to have

Sport

Higuain and Reina arrive in Italy

Former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain was mobbed by fans as he arrived at Rome Airport on Wednesday ahead of passing a medical and signing with

Former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain was mobbed by fans as he arrived at Rome Airport on Wednesday ahead of passing a medical and signing with

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Benitez on his way to Napoli

Rafael Benitez has been confirmed by club president Aurelio De Laurentiis as the new coach of Serie A outfit Napoli. The Spaniard – who recently

Rafael Benitez has been confirmed by club president Aurelio De Laurentiis as the new coach of Serie A outfit Napoli. The Spaniard – who recently

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Juve crowned Italian champions

Juventus won the Serie A title for the second straight season and 29th overall on Sunday following a 1-0 win over Palermo. Although some fans would

Juventus won the Serie A title for the second straight season and 29th overall on Sunday following a 1-0 win over Palermo. Although some fans would

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Emirates Team New Zealand dominate fleet racing in Naples

Challenging conditions greeted the fleet on the third and penultimate day of action at the America’s Cup World Series in the Bay of Naples on

Challenging conditions greeted the fleet on the third and penultimate day of action at the America’s Cup World Series in the Bay of Naples on