Where to eat the best pizza in Athens

We owe pizza, at least as we know it today, to the lazzaroni, the poor Neapolitans who were so nicknamed because their ragged appearance recalled the biblical story of Lazarus' resurrection and emergence from the tomb. Since the lazzaroni were always on the road looking for work, they needed a cheap and easy meal.

EU fund revives Royal Palace of Caserta

The Royal Palace of Caserta, a long-neglected architectural jewel near Naples, is being returned to its former glory through a vast restoration project, partly financed by the EU's recovery fund.

Nicknamed the "Italian Versailles," after the royal palace near Paris, the Italian UNESCO site boasts 1,200 rooms, 1,742 windows and 123 hectares of lush gardens.

Two killed in 4.0 magnitude earthquake in Ischia, Italy (photos-videos)

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake on the Italian island of Ischia has left two dead and 25 more injured.
Italian media say up to 10 others are unaccounted for after buildings in the town of Casamicciola collapsed.
The island off the coast of Naples has a population of about 50,000 and is extremely popular with tourists.