Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

Sep 17, 2016

Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

Italian prosecutors in Naples have opened a criminal investigation of the suicide of a 31-year-old woman who had fought unsuccessfully to have a video showing her having sex expunged from the internet. Chief prosecutor Francesco Greco said Friday that the investigation into possible charges ...

Mont Blanc cable cars stop, stranding 110 over Alps

Sep 9, 2016

Mont Blanc cable cars stop, stranding 110 over Alps

A series of cable cars became stuck over the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps, trapping 110 people who were being evacuated by helicopter on Thursday, French officials said. Chamonix Mayor Eric Fournier said that “there’s nothing fundamentally to fear.” Fournier, who spoke to ...

Bishop hits at shoddy quake-proofing as Italy buries dead from temblor

Aug 31, 2016

Bishop hits at shoddy quake-proofing as Italy buries dead from temblor

An Italian bishop issued a veiled critique of the suspected shoddy construction behind the high death toll of Italy’s earthquake and warned during a state funeral Tuesday that the rebuilding effort must not become a “looting” of state coffers. “Earthquakes don’t kill. What kills ...