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Thursday 03 January 2013
In Italy, particularly in the southern city of Naples, it might make sense swapping the greeting “buon anno” – happy new year – for “lucky new year” or “safe new year”, as the ritual, idiotic use of DIY fireworks brings an avalanche of serious burns, mutilations and general chaos.
Thursday 03 January 2013
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Napoli have issued a formal denial of wrongdoing after the Serie A club were handed a two-point deduction by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) for a former player's involvement in match-fixing.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Gomorrah author confronted Camorra bosses Francesco Bidognetti and Antonio Iovine via video link
Thursday 06 December 2012
Gangster is shot dead as four-year-olds practise Christmas carols just yards away
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Atletico Madrid are yet to make a move for Edinson Cavani amid claims they are sizing up the Uruguayan as a replacement for their sought-after striker Radamel Falcao.
Monday 12 November 2012
Edin Dzeko told his Manchester City manager that "the goals are my message, that's the only thing" as his seventh strike of the season – and sixth as a substitute – pressed his case for a starting place.
Friday 26 October 2012
Napoli face the prospect of heavy sanctions after the Italian football federation (FIGC) confirmed it is investigating allegations of match-fixing at the Serie A club.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Less than £200... The Harbourmaster is an upmarket B&B in Aberaeron, Wales. In October, it has two-night short breaks with dinner, bed in one of its 12 individually styled rooms and a full Welsh breakfast each morning for £160pp, based on two sharing, for midweek stays. Harbour-master.com
Monday 01 October 2012
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Saturday 29 September 2012
Today, I discuss not the monetary value of your car, but rather the emotional worth you place on it; how much you treasure it and pamper it with soft cloths. Because not everyone in Europe is as reverential with their jalopy as we Brits.
Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies faces an uncertain existence as austerity begins to bite
Wednesday 29 August 2012
As a further sign that Italy's priceless cultural heritage is under threat from stifling bureaucracy and government bean counters, one of the world's most important philosophy libraries is facing oblivion.
Friday 24 August 2012
In Italy even the oldest profession needs a helping hand during hard times. With more and more women turning to the sex industry and levels of violence against prostitutes on the rise, the mayor of Naples has proposed an experimental red light district modelled on that in Amsterdam, so the authorities can gain some measure of control.
Tit-for-tat Mob killings spark fears of new turf war in Rome as Neapolitan gangster Modesto Pellino is gunned down
Thursday 26 July 2012
Fears of a Mafia turf war in Rome and the surrounding areas have being re-ignited after a Neapolitan gangster was gunned down in busy square in front of dozens of people.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Cinema's ambiguous relationship with organised crime has been dramatically underlined after the jailing of an actor from the hit film Gomorrah for Mafia links.
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