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Review: Caeleb Dressel makes ISL debut, wins 50 men's meter freestyle Special

Naples - On October 12, world-renowned swimmer Caeleb Dressel made his ISL debut at the Aquatic Swimming Complex in Naples, Italy.

Naples astride a rumbling mega-volcano

Paris - A slumbering Campi Flegrei volcano under the Italian city of Naples shows signs of "reawakening" and may be nearing a critical pressure point, according to a study published Tuesday.

Spurned Italian wife bites off love rival's finger

Rome - An Italian lovers' spat came to a gruesome end when a woman who discovered her husband was cheating bit his mistress' finger off, according to Italian media reports.

Naples, Italy celebrates 'Suspended Coffee Day' for the poor

Naples - Crisis-torn Naples in Italy is showing solidarity with its citizens by offering "Suspended Coffee Day" on Tuesday, giving help and a little warm comfort where it is needed.

Naples teen in trouble for paying it forward

Naples - A teen in east Naples, Florida, thought he was doing a good deed for a few people, but he ended up getting into trouble, and going behind bars on Tuesday.

Italy's City of Science goes up in smoke

The Città della Scienza (City of Science) facility in Naples, Italy has been extensively damaged by a fire. The facility housed a museum and science research center.

Video: Driver's u-turn causes holdup in Naples, Italy street

Naples - A small car in Naples, Italy was trying to find a suitable parking space, with no success, so he then decides to do a u-turn to try again, with annoying and hilarious results.

Mini skirt ban for seaside town in Italy

Castellammare Di Stabia - A coastal town in southern Italy is planning to ban mini-skirts and low hung jeans in a drive to improve social standards and crack down on anti-social behaviour.

Liverpool fans attacked and stabbed in Naples

Naples - Two Liverpool fans travelling to the Europa League football clash with Napoli in Italy have been stabbed across the buttocks. Several other fans have also been targeted within the crime-ridden port in the south-west Italian coastal city.

Video of Italian Mafia murder released in attempt to catch killer

Italian police hope horrific footage of a daytime murder will catch the suspected killer. The embedded video -- not suitable for all viewers -- also shows seemingly unfazed bystanders when the victim was shot in the head.

More 'Godmothers' rule Naples crime families

Female mobsters in Naples, Italy are assuming more leadership roles. Widows, wives and other female relatives of imprisoned mob bosses are taking over the family business.

Naples mafia leader arrested in Spain

The alleged notorious leader of the Camorra, the Neapolitan-based mafia organisation, is being held in Spain following his arrest in Marbella on Saturday, according to Italian prosecutors.

Garbage Express Service Turns Hamburg Into Naples' Official Dumping Ground

Can you imagine a garbage express that takes away all of the city’s garbage? What about at a state level? So far, there is a garbage express at a country level in Europe.

Italy's Anti-Mafia Police Break Up Nigerian Trafficking Ring

In an operation spearheaded by the anti-mafia police, officers have arrested dozens of alleged members of a gang accused of smuggling Nigerians into Europe to be drug couriers and prostitutes.

Fugitive crime boss captured

After more than one year of investigation one of Naples's most dangerous crime bosses ever has been arrested. The fugitive has spent years on the run and he was finally captured on the outskirts of Naples.

"Holy chair” attract couples seeking children

A chair located in a church in Naples, Italy is attracting people hoping to have children. Many childless women from around the globe come to sit in the chair and get the blessings from Saint Mary Frances( born Anna Maria Rosa Nicoletta Gallo).

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French troops and artillery entering Naples in 1495.
French troops and artillery entering Naples in 1495.
Melchionne Ferraiolo
Details of the archway.
Details of the archway.
Via Toledo  a street in Naples  Italy
Via Toledo, a street in Naples, Italy
Courtyard  Città della Scienza
Courtyard, Città della Scienza
The thriving community of Ercolano backdropped by cloud-covered Mt. Vesuvius and the ancient town of...
The thriving community of Ercolano backdropped by cloud-covered Mt. Vesuvius and the ancient town of Herculaneum below.
A small car causes a traffic jam in a street in Naples  Italy.
A small car causes a traffic jam in a street in Naples, Italy.
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Antonio Iovine  a dangerous mafia boss  was arrested this afternoon by the Italian police.
Antonio Iovine, a dangerous mafia boss, was arrested this afternoon by the Italian police.
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