Raphael's bittersweet 500th anniversary in Rome

Rome remembers Raphael on 500th anniversary of his death. Raphael died in Rome 500 years ago today. Rome was to have been the focal point in the global celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the d...

Coronavirus in Italy: today marks lowest Coronavirus death toll since 19 March

The increase in the number of victims due to the Covid-19 infection in Italy slows down significantly compared to previous days.  According to the latest bulletin made public this evening, 15,887 peo...

Romans imitate Etruscan art on social media

Etruscan Museum in Rome sets a fun social media challenge. Italy's National Etruscan Museum at Villa Giulia may be closed but that hasn't stopped its fans from bringing the museum's priceless artefac...

Reopen Italy's churches for Easter says Salvini

"Science alone is not enough: the Good Lord is also needed." Italy's churches should be opened for Easter Masses, while respecting social distancing measures and limiting numbers, says Matteo Salvini...

Rome as you've never seen it before

Rome's streets and beautiful piazze without Romans, without tourists, without traffic, during Italy's Coronavirus lockdown. From the Colosseum to Campo de' Fiori, the Spanish Steps to the Trevi Fou...

Sharon Stone pays tribute to Italian Red Cross

Sharon Stone received the Red Cross gold medal in Italy in 2018. Hollywood actress Sharon Stone has released an emotional video message on Twitter in which she pays tribute to the hard work of the It...

Coronavirus in Italy: Number of patients in intensive care decreases for the first time

Today is the first day in which figures register a drop in the number of patients hospitalized in Intesive Care Units since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic in Italy. A total of 3,994 Covi...

How to buy a SIM card in Italy

When traveling to Italy, like in any other foreign country, it is essential to invest in a working SIM and cellular plan. Without one, it’s easy to find oneself lost among unfamiliar streets that se...

Rome's foreign shopkeepers offer free food to those in need

Egyptian and Albanian shopkeepers in Rome leave bags of free food on the streets outside their businesses for those suffering from the economic fallout of the Coronavirus emergency. Albanian Edmond P...

Vatican: Pope celebrates Easter in St Peter's without faithful

Pope's Easter ceremonies "without the participation of the people" to be live streamed from St Peter's. The Vatican has extended its lockdown measures until 13 April, Easter Monday or Pasquetta, in l...

Coronavirus in Italy: 766 dead today due to the virus

Coronavirus in Italy: 766 dead today due to the virus. Data was made public by the Civil Protections during a press conference this evening.   The total number of people infected in Italy, since th...

5 classics of Italian cinema to watch during the lockdown

So here are some Italian films that you can opt for after a long day of smart working or online classes. As we are bound to stay inside for a while and be responsible towards our society, it is more...

Romans fill trolleys with food for families in need

Caritas seeks acts of kindness to help Rome families in need during crisis. Rome charity Caritas is helping families who can't make ends meet as a result of the economic fallout from the Coronavirus...

Supermoon over Rome: brightest full moon of 2020

Watch the 'pink' supermoon rise over the Eternal City in live webcast. A supermoon - the biggest and brightest moon of 2020 - will be visible over Italy on the night of 7 April. Compared to standa...

Earthquake near Rome

Mild earthquake felt in north-east Rome in early hours of 3 April. A 3-magnitude earthquake was registered about 30 kilometres east of the capital, near the town of Tivoli, in the early hours of Frid...
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