Rome's Palatine hill reopens walkway after 18 years

Southern section of Rome's Palatine hill has been closed since 2000.Rome has reopened a walkway leading from the southern slopes of the Palatine hill up to the Roman Forum, after an 18-year closure. T...

British embassy in Rome celebrates Queen's birthday

British embassy to Italy holds Queen's Birthday Party at Villa Wolkonsky.Britain's ambassador to Italy, Ambassador Jill Morris, will welcome 2,000 invited guests to the Villa Wolkonsky residence on 14...

Arrests in Rome stadium corruption probe

Nine suspected of corruption including vice-president of Lazio regional assembly.Nine people including high-profile political and business figures were arrested on 13 June over alleged corruption rela...

Renting an apartment in Rome

Everything you need to know about renting a property in Italy. For many expats, looking for the perfect housing solution may be frustrating and disappointing unless they understand the laws and regul...

Turnstiles on Rome buses

Experimental system to tackle fare evasion on Rome buses.Rome has introduced turnstiles on the number 669 bus serving the city's southern suburbs as part of an experimental system to combat widespread...

Wanted in Rome Junior: A Clifface

Essay and illustration by Meg Axworthy, aged 12, Year 8 at The New School Rome. My legs dangled over the edge, my hands gripped the thick windswept grass, arms shaking fiercely like pale leaves in a...

Gladiator with live orchestra at Rome's Circus Maximus

Outdoor screening of Gladiator with orchestra in Rome on 8-9 June.Rome is to screen the movie Gladiator, whose soundtrack will be played by a live orchestra, at the Circus Maximus on 8 and 9 June.Ridl...

Rome public transport strike on 8 June

ATAC and Roma TPL to hold four-hour strike on Friday 8 June. A four-hour strike by Rome's public transport company ATAC is programmed from 08.30 to 12.30 on Friday 8 June.  The action will affect Ro...

Top 10 beaches near Rome

For all you beach-lovers here is a selection of resorts within easy reach of Rome. Each one, ordered from north to south, offers either stabilimenti (private beaches with entrance fees and changing fa...

Italy to get M5S-Lega government

Mattarella appoints Giuseppe Conte as prime minister and approves new list of ministers. President Sergio Mattarella has appointed law professor and political novice Giuseppe Conte to head up a coali...

Rome sends rubbish to southern Italy

Puglia to receive 4,500 tons of Rome trash to ease capital's rubbish crisis. Rome is to send 4,500 tons of general household waste for one month - the equivalent of 150 tons per day - to the southern...

Rome's mosquitoes to be controlled by swallows

Rome protects the nests of swallows, martins and swifts.Rome has brought in new legislation protecting its swallows which it says will encourage the environmentally sustainable control of tiger mosqui...

Rome museums free on Sunday 3 June

Museums in Rome free on first Sunday of every month. Italy's state-run museums and archaeological sites are open free of charge on the first Sunday of every month, with the next edition of Domenica a...

Alarm raised over Rome sinkholes

Rome registers triple annual number of sinkholes already in 2018.Rome has 32 square kilometres of underground tunnels and chasms at risk of opening up under the strain of traffic and buildings, accord...

Rome International School and Southlands International School join forces

Rome, 28 May 2018 – Leading global school operator NACE Schools together with its Italian partners have completed the integration of two of Rome’s best known international schools into their network -...

Festa della Repubblica in Rome 2018

Highlight of national celebrations is Frecce Tricolori aeronautical display in Rome. The 72nd celebration of the Festa della Repubblica marking Italy’s national day takes place in Rome and across I...

Giro d'Italia cut short due to poor condition of Rome streets

Chris Froome becomes first British winner of Giro d'Italia in Rome.Chris Froome was declared the first British winner of the 101st edition of Giro d’Italia, the cycling world's second-biggest annual s...

Lucy McLauchlan mural at Rome's Campo Testaccio

Forgotten Project commissions Rome mural by British artist. Forgotten Project has unveiled a new Rome mural by the English street artist Lucy McLauchlan outside the abandoned Campo Testaccio, the leg...

New principal of St George's British International School Rome

David Tongue replaces Martyn Hales who retires after ten years in role.St George’s British International School, Rome, has appointed David Tongue as its new principal, replacing Martyn Hales who will...

Golden Gala in Rome 2018

Top international athletes compete in Rome on 31 May. The 38th edition of the Golden Gala, Italy’s annual track and field event, takes place at Rome’s Olympic Stadium at 19.30 on 31 May.  As u...

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