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...

Rome mayor calls for special laws on sexual violence

Lazio governor requests schools to raise awareness of violence against women.Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has called on the Italian government to introduce new laws to crack down on sexual violence, foll...

German woman raped in central Rome park

Victim found tied up naked in Villa Borghese.A police investigation is underway after a 57-year-old German woman was raped in Rome's central Villa Borghese park in the early hours of 18 September.The...

Finnish woman raped in central Rome

Mayor says Rome does not accept any kind of violence. A 23-year-old man from Bangladesh has been arrested for the alleged rape, assault and robbery of a 20-year-old Finnish woman near Rome's central...

Tourist arrested for breaking into Colosseum

Polish tourist scaled Colosseum security gates after closing time. A 23-year-old Polish tourist was arrested after Rome's urban police officers witnessed him breaking into the Colosseum at 18.30 on 7...

Mafia Capitale ringleaders sentenced in Rome

The ringleaders of the so-called Mafia Capitale case, involving a crime syndicate infiltrating Rome's city hall, were sentenced by a court in the Italian capital on 20 July. Massimo Carminati, a noto...

Baggage handlers caught stealing luggage in Fiumicino airport

Five airport employees face five years in prison. Five baggage handlers at Rome's Fiumicino airport face jail terms of five years after being caught stealing luggage, according to Italian daily new...

French policewoman vandalises Colosseum

Rome monument vandalised yet again. A traffic warden from the south of France has become the latest tourist arrested for defacing Rome's recently-restored Colosseum. The 46-year-old French touri...

Body found in Rome may be missing Chinese student

Body discovered in Rome area near where Chinese student disappeared. A forensic investigation is underway after the body of a young woman with Asian features was discovered in bushes on Via Sansoni...

Rome opposes violence against women

Non Una di Meno demonstration to be held in Rome on 26 November. Numerous initiatives are being held in Rome to mark the UN-backed International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on...

Rome's Colle Oppio to close at night

City orders closure of Rome park at night following rape of Australian woman. The Colle Oppio park near Rome's Colosseum is to be closed at night following the recent rape and robbery of an Austral...

Australian woman raped, robbed in Rome

Sexual assault and robbery took place in Colle Oppio area of Rome. A police investigation is underway after a 49-year-old Australian woman was raped, beaten and robbed late on 2 October in the Coll...

Rome autopsy reveals that American student died by drowning

Autopsy rules out possibility that student was already dead when pushed into Tiber. The results of an official autopsy cite drowning as the cause of death of Beau Solomon, the 19-year-old American...

Rome manhole covers stolen for scrap

Rome drain covers and fountain tops sold to illegal scrap merchants. Dozens of cast-iron manhole covers have been stolen recently in Rome's suburbs, with about 50 alone taken from along Viadotto Gr...

European Court of Human Rights accepts Amanda Knox case

European court accepts case brought by Amanda Knox against Italy. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has accepted an appeal against Italy by Amanda Knox, the American woman acquitted last y...

Escaped Rome prisoners caught

One prisoner gave himself up, the other arrested outside Rome. Two prisoners who escaped from Rome's Rebibbia jail on 14 February are back in custody after one gave himself up on the afternoon of 1...

Rome manhunt for escaped prisoners

Inmates remain at large after breaking out of Rome prison. A police manhunt is in operation in the greater Rome area for two prisoners who broke out of the city's Rebibbia jail during the evening o...

Tortured body of Italian student found in Cairo

Death of Italian student strains normally close Italo-Egyptian relations. Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has called for the body of missing Italian student Giulio Regeni to be returned to Ital...

Rome opposes violence against women

Rome supports International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. A total of 152 women were murdered in Italy in 2014, with 94 per cent of the deaths attributed to men, according to a...

Mafia Capitale prosecutors indict ex-mayor Alemanno

Rome's ex right-wing mayor Gianni Alemanno accused of corruption. Prosecutors in Rome have sought an indictment for the city's former mayor Gianni Alemanno on accusations of corruption, in connecti...

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