Italy’s first sex doll brothel has been closed down, the week after it opened

Italy’s first sex doll brothel has been closed down, the week after it opened

The establishment is accused of violating regulations on renting out rooms, as well as failing to meet hygiene standards.

Italy’s first sex doll brothel is already ‘booked out for weeks’

Italy’s first sex doll brothel is already ‘booked out for weeks’

Five years on, Pope Francis under fire over sex abuse scandals

Five years on, Pope Francis under fire over sex abuse scandals

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii

Podcast: the French on the streets, the Germans between the sheets

Podcast: the French on the streets, the Germans between the sheets

Sex toy advert airs on Italian TV for the first time

Sex toy advert airs on Italian TV for the first time

Two-year jail sentence for Italian politician over sex toy expenses scandal

Two-year jail sentence for Italian politician over sex toy expenses scandal

Pope aide Pell hits out at ‘anti-religion’ agendas

Pope aide Pell hits out at ‘anti-religion’ agendas

Italian priest faces defrocking over orgies in the rectory

Italian priest faces defrocking over orgies in the rectory

Italian wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award for ‘dancing genitals’

Italian wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award for ‘dancing genitals’

Catholic church plans ‘prayer day’ for sex abuse victims

Catholic church plans ‘prayer day’ for sex abuse victims

Italy’s long-awaited gay unions bill ready for final vote

Italy’s long-awaited gay unions bill ready for final vote

Seven courts to try Berlusconi over sex, lies and party girls

Seven courts to try Berlusconi over sex, lies and party girls

It’s curtains for police’s ‘porn’ blinds as locals spot gaffe

It’s curtains for police’s ‘porn’ blinds as locals spot gaffe

Italian wife told: You can’t have €50k for your bad sex life

Italian wife told: You can’t have €50k for your bad sex life

Buzzing ‘bomb’ in bin was recycled sex toy

Buzzing ‘bomb’ in bin was recycled sex toy

Porn star offers to teach sex in Italy’s schools

Porn star offers to teach sex in Italy’s schools

Italy mulls ‘love rooms’ for prison inmates

Italy mulls ‘love rooms’ for prison inmates

Italy begins debating same-sex unions bill

Italy begins debating same-sex unions bill

Italian woman, 84, seeks divorce over lack of sex

Italian woman, 84, seeks divorce over lack of sex

Italian woman locks up man for refusing sex

Italian woman locks up man for refusing sex

Italian town makes sex workers wear hi-vis vests

Italian town makes sex workers wear hi-vis vests

Italy told to recognize same-sex couple rights

Italy told to recognize same-sex couple rights

Tourists caught having sex on Florence bench

Tourists caught having sex on Florence bench

Berlusconi bunged €10m for Bunga Bunga silence

Berlusconi bunged €10m for Bunga Bunga silence

Bishops who cover up sex abuse to face judge

Bishops who cover up sex abuse to face judge

Italian senators move to open red light districts

Italian senators move to open red light districts

Priest defrocked over gay Facebook chat

Priest defrocked over gay Facebook chat

Italian stallions ‘bigger men than Germans’

Italian stallions ‘bigger men than Germans’

Milan red light district wins political support

Milan red light district wins political support

Italian stabs neighbour in noisy sex row

Italian stabs neighbour in noisy sex row

Chemist causes flap with ‘therapeutic’ sex toys

Chemist causes flap with ‘therapeutic’ sex toys

Majority of Italian women unhappy with sex life

Majority of Italian women unhappy with sex life

Italian couple get stuck in frolic at sea

Italian couple get stuck in frolic at sea

‘Gay marriages must be scrapped’: Alfano

‘Gay marriages must be scrapped’: Alfano

Americans caught in central Florence romp

Americans caught in central Florence romp

Vatican ex-envoy faces trial over child abuse

Vatican ex-envoy faces trial over child abuse

French tourist caught in Pompeii brothel romp

French tourist caught in Pompeii brothel romp

Women who eat apples have better sex

Women who eat apples have better sex

Pope meets sex abuse victims for first time

Pope meets sex abuse victims for first time

Italian priest in ‘sex for work’ scandal

Italian priest in ‘sex for work’ scandal

Court jails Italian lover over noisy sex

Court jails Italian lover over noisy sex

Priest ‘stole nuns’ money’ to pay for sex

Priest ‘stole nuns’ money’ to pay for sex

Couple win €20,000 payout for bad sex

Couple win €20,000 payout for bad sex

Cardinal defends sex abuse policy

Cardinal defends sex abuse policy

Schoolgirls sold sex ‘to buy makeup and clothes’

Schoolgirls sold sex ‘to buy makeup and clothes’

Secretary ‘forced’ to sign politician’s sex contract

Secretary ‘forced’ to sign politician’s sex contract

Couple get jail term for sex at Rome monument

Couple get jail term for sex at Rome monument

Top 10 corniest Italian chat-up lines

Top 10 corniest Italian chat-up lines

Woman reports husband for denying her sex

Woman reports husband for denying her sex

Italian TV star arrested for sex with boys

Italian TV star arrested for sex with boys

‘Al fresco’ sex shocks Rome residents

‘Al fresco’ sex shocks Rome residents

Europe experiments with sex drive-ins

Europe experiments with sex drive-ins

Mayor slams ‘prudes’ in Italy sex box campaign

Mayor slams ‘prudes’ in Italy sex box campaign

‘Envious’ sex shop bomber arrested

‘Envious’ sex shop bomber arrested

Anger over return of ‘sex abuse’ priest

Anger over return of ‘sex abuse’ priest

Berlusconi ‘Ruby’ sex trial verdict looms

Berlusconi ‘Ruby’ sex trial verdict looms

Al-fresco hook-up site lets Italians flee mamma

Al-fresco hook-up site lets Italians flee mamma

‘I want my son to have a sex assistant’

‘I want my son to have a sex assistant’

Italian journalist makes DSK sex assault claims

Italian journalist makes DSK sex assault claims

Italian priest ‘preyed on asylum seekers for sex’

Italian priest ‘preyed on asylum seekers for sex’

Eating Italian food stops impotence: professor

Eating Italian food stops impotence: professor