The story of Wanted in Rome's February cover

Mystery surrounded the identity of the Rome artist behind the saintly Einstein poster.  Selecting covers for our magazine is often a random process. Sometimes they are submitted by galleries, sometim...

Lost postcard arrives 60 years late in Rome

"I miss you very much" Michele wrote to Rina in Rome. A postcard sent 60 years from Milan has finally turned up at its destination, the Centocelle suburb in Rome, according to Italian daily newspaper...

Rich history in Tivoli: Villa d’Este

By Annabel Holland For many travellers, it is easy to get caught up in the magnificence of Rome. However, in addition to the city's ancient sites it is worth considering day trips to destinations w...

Robert Fagan: Digging and Dealing in Rome

The colourful career of 18th-century artist and archaeologist Robert Fagan revolved around his discoveries in Rome. By Peter Murray Although described as an ”amateur” and ”an antiquarian and a gre...

Italy hosts Scotland in Six Nations match in Rome

Scotland-Italy Six Nations rugby match on 17 March. Italy will face Scotland in the Six Nations rugby union championship at Rome's Olympic Stadium at 13.30 on 17 March. The 19th edition of the ann...

Italian elections head for uncertain outcome

Polls point to hung parliament after 4 March vote. By Laura Clarke.   On 4 March Italians go to the polls to elect their new parliament, as well as the regional councils in Lazio and Lombardia....

Fundraiser for catering project by Syrian refugees in Rome

Hummustown offers Syrian cuisine while helping Rome's Syrian refugees.Fundraising efforts are underway to support Hummustown, a Rome-based initiative to give Syrian refugees economic independence by c...

Gobee.bike leaves Rome over vandalism

Free-floating bicycle sharing service bails out of Europe.Gobee.bike, the free-floating bicycle sharing service, has announced that it is abandoning Rome, Milan and Turin on 15 February due to signifi...

Rome street collapses

Street in Rome suburb collapsed into construction site. Rome's public prosecutor has launched an investigation following the collapse of a street in the city's north-west suburb Balduina on the eveni...

Wanted in Rome Junior: St George's British International School

Panic, collision, the silence of an empty road By Anna Johnson, Year 11, St George's British International SchoolWe don’t decide what it is that we remember. From the thousands of finely interconnect...

Rome's museums celebrate St Valentine's Day

MAXXI and Ara Pacis have two-for-one ticket offer for lovers. Rome's MAXXI Museo delle arti del XXI secolo celebrates St Valentine's Day with a two-for-one offer for "all couples: friends, lovers, gr...

Trastevere bids farewell to summer film festival

Open-air film festival to swap Piazza S. Cosimato for Rome's suburbs.Rome's popular open-air Festival Trastevere Rione del Cinema is leaving its base at Piazza S. Cosimato for three locations in the s...

Ash Wednesday in Rome 2018

Rome's Carnevale season ends on 13 February ahead of Lent. Ash Wednesday or mercoledì delle ceneri signifies the first day of Lent in the Christian calendar and this year occurs on 14 February. It ma...

Discover Rome’s largest park

By Annabel Holland In collaboration with the American University of Rome As spring comes closer, Rome’s most popular attractions are beginning to flood with people from all over the world. Some...

Forgotten urban art project in Rome

Forgotten Project to hold Rome's first Free Art Friday on 17 March. Four well-known British street artists will participate in the second edition of Forgotten Project, an urban art project dedicated...

Valentine's Day in Rome

Romantic suggestions for Valentine’s Day in Rome.Current exhibitions in Rome with an air of romance include Bernini at Galleria Borghese, Artisti all'Opera at Palazza Braschi, The Klimt Experience in...

New direct flights from Rome to San Francisco

Norwegian Air offers cheap flights from Rome to US later this year. Low-cost airline Norwegian Air has launched cheap flights between Rome's Fiumicino airport and San Francisco, beginning on 7 Februa...

Rome proposes tram from Roman Forum to Piazza Vittorio

Second phase of Rome's tram project would connect Via dei Fori Imperiali with Piazza Venezia.Rome city council has presented plans to introduce a new tramline connecting Via dei Fori Imperiali with Pi...

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Rome suggests free entry to Roman Forum

Deputy Rome mayor to seek approval for project from Italy's future culture minister. Rome city council wants to introduce free entry to the Roman Forum, according to plans announced by the capital's...

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