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# naples - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Diego Maradona's brother Hugo dies aged 52
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Diego Maradona's brother Hugo dies aged 52

Dec 28th 2021, 4:31 PM 8,625 Views 2 Comments

The former Argentine youth international midfielder played in Italy, Austria, Spain, Argentina and Japan.

# naples - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

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

Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton

Aug 17th 2021, 3:24 PM 27,817 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.

# naples - Friday 4 December, 2020

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona
# In Memory
From The42
# In Memory

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona

Dec 4th 2020, 8:54 PM 6,715 Views 8 Comments

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

# naples - Friday 13 November, 2020

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

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.

# naples - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Callejon and Milik on target as Ancelotti's Napoli keep pressure on Juventus
# Naples
From The42
# Naples

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

Jan 20th 2019, 10:50 PM 3,307 Views 2 Comments

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

# naples - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 27th 2018, 10:14 PM 22,737 Views 13 Comments

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

# naples - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 12th 2017, 5:31 PM 48,191 Views 15 Comments

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

# naples - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 42,340 Views 23 Comments

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

# naples - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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

Eight bodies pulled from collapsed apartment block near Naples

Jul 8th 2017, 11:33 AM 8,366 Views 0 Comments

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

# naples - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

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

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

May 3rd 2017, 2:40 PM 23,296 Views 37 Comments

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

# naples - Friday 24 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 24th 2017, 9:46 PM 22,973 Views 14 Comments

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

# naples - Monday 18 April, 2016

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys
# Pizza`cake
# Pizza`cake

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys

Apr 18th 2016, 2:30 PM 16,578 Views 9 Comments

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

# naples - Friday 18 September, 2015

Woman bites off her husband's mistress' finger in brawl
# Street Fighter
# Street Fighter

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

Sep 18th 2015, 6:30 AM 18,277 Views 21 Comments

Italians are just so passionate.

# naples - Monday 23 March, 2015

Pope Francis had a pizza delivered right to his Popemobile yesterday
# Papal Pizza
From The Daily Edge
# Papal Pizza

Pope Francis had a pizza delivered right to his Popemobile yesterday

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 4,823 Views 0 Comments

Lucky man.

# naples - Friday 20 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 20th 2015, 6:18 PM 13,825 Views 55 Comments

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

# naples - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

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

Dublin man dies after falling from balcony in Italy

Jun 24th 2014, 7:55 AM 19,823 Views 5 Comments

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

# naples - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

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

Italy prepares mass funeral for 38 killed in coach crash

Jul 30th 2013, 8:32 AM 4,054 Views 3 Comments

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

# naples - Monday 29 July, 2013

38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy
# Bus Tragedy
# Bus Tragedy

38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy

Jul 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 13,815 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.

# naples - Monday 20 May, 2013

Body of Padre Pio to be put on permanent display
# On Show
# On Show

Body of Padre Pio to be put on permanent display

May 20th 2013, 2:00 PM 21,413 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.

# naples - Friday 29 March, 2013

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

Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius

Mar 29th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,665 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.

# naples - Friday 22 February, 2013

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

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:54 AM 2,959 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.

# naples - Friday 3 August, 2012

Polish MP calls on Spain to repay centuries-old loan
# Friend In Need...
# Friend In Need...

Polish MP calls on Spain to repay centuries-old loan

Aug 3rd 2012, 3:56 PM 10,746 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.

# naples - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

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

Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker

Dec 7th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,552 Views 6 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.

# naples - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Berlusconi accused of persuading witness to lie
# Berlusconi
# Berlusconi

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.

# naples - Friday 17 June, 2011

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

Italy signs deal with Libya to stem the flow of migrants

Jun 17th 2011, 6:13 PM 169 Views 1 Comment

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

# naples - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Bank is foreclosed from its own premises: homeowners win revenge after mistaken lawsuit
# Payback
From The Daily Edge
# Payback

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

Jun 7th 2011, 9:55 AM 1,057 Views 5 Comments

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

# naples - Friday 8 April, 2011

British family demand not to be served by hotel staff 'of colour'
Live Apr 8th 2011, 5:30 PM

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