Rome marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Non Una di Meno demonstration in central Rome on 25 November. Numerous initiatives are being held in Rome and around the world to mark the United Nations-backed International Day for the Elimination...

Renting in Italy

A guide outlining the various types of Italian rental contracts, the legal rights of tenants, and the documents required to rent accommodation in Italy. “Law benefits and protects Landlords over Tena...

Controversy over licences for Rome's Christmas market

Tredicine clan awarded multiple licences for Befana market in Piazza Navona. The Befana Christmas market returns to Piazza Navona after three years following the awarding of 48 operating licenses by...

Caravaggio street art at Rome hospital

Ravo spray-paints homage to Caravaggio at Gemelli hospital. Italian street artist Andrea Ravo Mattoni is recreating The Seven Works of Mercy, painted by Caravaggio circa 1607, in an outdoor mural at...

British in Italy group lobbies for British citizens' rights in Europe

Group calls on volunteers to lobby MEPs to avoid "political stitch-up".The British in Italy (BiI) group is calling on its supporters to engage in an e-mail mass lobby campaign from 22-25 November, tar...

New anti-smog measures in Rome

Vehicle restrictions and car-free Sundays in effort to improve air quality.Rome has restricted the most polluting vehicles from circulating on weekdays within the city's anello ferrovario, the railway...

At home in Rome

 By Mary Wilsey.   Tourists are spending less time and money in Rome “There is one point which cannot be sufficiently impressed upon those who wish to take away more than a surface impression...

Rome’s National Museum of Oriental Art moves to EUR

Oriental museum has closed pending move to Rome suburbs.The Italian culture ministry is to transfer Rome's recently-closed oriental museum from its Via Merulana base in the Esquilino district to the M...

How to celebrate Thanksgiving in Rome

Thanksgiving is not a holiday widely celebrated in Rome but there are some places offering traditional food and festivities on Thursday 23 November. The American Episcopal Church of Rome, St Paul’s W...

Alice Pasquini mural at Rome's Testaccio market

Pasquini mural depicting love between two women was unveiled by Laura Boldrini. Celebrated Roman street artist Alice Pasquini has created a new mural at Rome's Testaccio market depicting the love bet...

The Pantheon in 10 facts

1. The Pantheon in the historic centre of Rome was built by Emperor Hadrian between 119-128 AD. Before that, two buildings had existed on the same site but both burned to the ground leaving little tra...

Italy's museums increase revenue and visitors numbers

€50 million increase in income and 18.5 per cent rise in visitors from 2013-2016.Italian state museums registered an increased revenue of about €50 million between 2013 and 2016, according to figures...

Guide to registering births and deaths in Italy

Our guide to the civil documents required when registering births and deaths in Italy. Life is filled with joys and sorrows, the happiness of a birth and the deep  sadness on the death of a loved one...

Living la dolce vita: obtaining a visa and permesso di soggiorno in Italy

Residency and citizenship for non-Europeans in Italy: How to obtain a visa and permesso di soggiorno in Italy. Whether seeking the sites, culture and flavours of Italy or broadening working and busin...

Rome rally against crime and violence

Rome mayor organises non-political rally in solidarity with attacked journalist. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi will lead a rally against organised crime and violence at the city's coastal district of Ost...

Vatican bans duty-free cigarette sales

Health reasons cited for Vatican cigarette ban which takes effect in January.Pope Francis has ordered a ban on the sale of duty-free cigarettes inside the Vatican due to the adverse health effects of...

Rome women's shelter risks eviction

Casa Internazionale delle Donne has 30 days to pay €833K debt. Rome's Casa Internazionale delle Donne has been given 30 days to pay the city a back-rent of €833,000 to the administration of mayor Vir...

Low cost flights to US from Rome

Norwegian offers cheap flights from Rome to US later this year. Low-cost airline Norwegian is to offer cheap flights from Rome's Fiumicino airport to three US destinations, beginning later this year....

Kevin Spacey axed from Rome film

Ridley Scott replaces Spacey with Christopher Plummer. Director Ridley Scott has axed actor Kevin Spacey from All the Money in the World, a film set predominantly in Rome, just six weeks before its r...

Guide to Rome's underground sites

Rome has a myriad of underground sites in the centre and in the suburbs, from catacombs and church crypts to ancient Roman villas and pagan temples.Most of these sites are not open to the public on a...

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