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Berlusconi bribery trial opens in Italy

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 15:21

Silvio Berlusconi`s latest trial opened in Naples on Tuesday, this time for allegedly bribing a senator in 2006 to join his party in a move aimed at destabilising a rival centre-left government in power at the time.

Italy senate to join civil case against Berlusconi: Media

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 04:06

Speaker of Italy`s upper house of parliament announced the Senate would declare itself a civil party in a trial against former premier Silvio Berlusconi.

Italy`s govt agrees to send in army against mafia dumps

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 08:31

The Italian government agreed to send in the army to fight the mafia which it blames for illegally dumping tonnes of toxic garbage around Naples, in an area dubbed the "Triangle of Death".

Envelope explodes when opened in Naples office

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 21:02

An envelope addressed to an Interior Ministry official in Naples has exploded while being opened, slightly injuring a secretary in the prefect`s office.

Quake in southern Italy rattles Naples area

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 01:55

A 4.9-magnitude earthquake this evening rocked much of southern Italy, sending frightened people into the streets of Naples and country towns.

Italy unveils treasure `worth more than British crown jewels`

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 08:51

Riches from a Neapolitan treasure trove said to be worth more than the British crown jewels are going on show in Rome in an unprecedented exhibition of emeralds and diamonds once owned by popes and kings.

Napoli favourites against Chelsea? No chance, says coach

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 23:11

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri has laughed off talk that his side are favourites ahead of Tuesday`s Champions League last-16 first leg against Chelsea in Naples.

Explosions damage Italy tax agency: Naples police

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 09:36

Police said no group had claimed responsibility for the attack on the building on Corso Meridionale near Naples central rail station.

Italian government puts Naples dump on hold

Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2010, 09:47

Corruption has turned waste disposal in Naples into a chronic problem.