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Is there new life for old Naples?

16 March 2014 Last updated at 02:44 GMT

The city of Naples in Italy is planning to spend nearly $140m to restore some of its ancient churches and other historic buildings.

Naples has been declared a UN-listed World Heritage Site, but there has been growing concern about the crumbling state of the city centre.

Alan Johnston reports.

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