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 ...

Italian saint's treasure trove sparks battle between Naples, church

Mar 6, 2016

Italian saint's treasure trove sparks battle between Naples, church

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Naples on Saturday to prevent the Catholic Church from gaining any control over the treasure of a local saint, reputedly worth more than the British crown jewels. The protest was sparked by a decree issued by Interior Minister Angelino ...

Naples musician who mixed blues, jazz, love for city, dies at 59

Jan 6, 2015

Naples musician who mixed blues, jazz, love for city, dies at 59

Italian singer, songwriter and guitarist Pino Daniele, whose fusion of blues, jazz, rock and traditional Neapolitan music was heavily inspired by both the beauty and ugliness of his native Naples, has died. He was 59. Carlo Saitto, an official at Sant’Eugenio hospital in Rome, ...

Naples: green, clean and now bike-friendly

Jul 12, 2014

Naples: green, clean and now bike-friendly

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Luca Simeone rides his bike along the sunny beachfront of Naples while his little daughter sleeps on the baby seat. It may sound ordinary, but this simple act is revolutionary. Three years ago Naples’ seafront was an urban highway, noisy and smoggy, jammed with ...