A night out in Trastevere

Rome’s district of Trastevere is perhaps the most lively and vibrant sector of the city in terms of nightlife. Sitting on the right bank of the Tiber river and just South of the Vatican City, Trasteve...

Villa Farnesina in Rome

Often considered to be one of the greatest artistic by-products of the Italian Renaissance, the historic Villa of Farnesina is located adjacent to the Tiber river in Trastevere. Construction of the...

Former paper works becomes art centre CityLab 971

  First abandoned, then home for displaced Roma. The abandoned former paper factory on Rome’s Via Salaria, for many years a temporary home for gypsies expelled from their camps in the city, is bei...

Rome plans “archaeological Central Park”

  New pedestrian routes through Roman and Imperial Fora – and beyond. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi and Italy's culture minister Alberto Bonisoli on Thursday inaugurated a new pedestrian route connect...

Cobblestones to be replaced on many Rome streets

  Cobblestones to be laid in many pedestrian areas of Rome. The quaint cobblestone surfaces of 68 central Rome streets are to be removed and replaced by more traffic-friendly asphalt surfaces, may...

Toll hike mooted for A24/A25 motorways

  Probably coming into effect in July. Just in time for the summer holidays, the company managing the A24 and A25 motorways warn that they will have to increase the toll charge in July. These...

Rome public transport strike on 20 June

Transport union calls strike over health and safety of ATAC workers. Employees of Rome's public transport company ATAC are scheduled to engage in a 24-hour strike, effective from 08.30 to 17.00 and f...

Rome mayor writes to ambassadors over tourist vandals

Raggi wants to bring back "civic sense" to Rome's tourists. Rome's mayor Virginia Raggi has written to foreign ambassadors in the capital to highlight the bad behaviour of some of their fellow citize...

Student defaces Rome's Colosseum

German student carves initials on Colosseum in Rome. A 14-year-old schoolboy from Germany has become the latest tourist to be caught vandalising the Colosseum. The student, who was on a school tou...

Rome clamps down on inappropriate behaviour

Rome updates 73-year-old legislation available to city police. Rome city council has updated existing legislation governing decorum in the capital, updating a raft of regulations dating back to 1946....

Gucci sponsors restoration of Rome's Tarpeian Rock

Fashion brands continue to sponsor restoration of Rome sites.Luxury fashion house Gucci is to provide €1.6 million for the restoration of Rome's Tarpeian Rock in a two-year project due for completion...

Rome is anti-fascist city says mayor

Liberation of Rome anniversary coincides with death of Mario Gullace. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has said that "Rome was, is and always will be anti-fascist." The mayor was speaking at a ceremony i...

Closures on Rome's Metro A from June to August

Metro A works begin on 8 June and end on 25 August. Sections of Rome's underground Metro A line will be closed at weekends in June and July, with more extended closures in August, to allow for mainte...

Motorist drives down Villa Borghese staircase

Driver of Fiat Panda said he was in a hurrry. A motorist was photographed driving his Fiat Panda 4x4 down the staircase connecting Villa Borghese park with Valle Giulia on the morning of 3 May. Th...

Fendi to restore four Rome fountains

Fendi sponsors cleaning and repair of four fountains in Rome.Luxury fashion house Fendi is to sponsor the cleaning of four well-known fountains in Rome as part of its Fendi for Fountains project which...

Golden Gala returns to Rome

Top international athletes converge in Rome for the 2019 edition of Italy’s annual track and field event. The world’s fastest and strongest athletes will return to light up the Eternal City as the 39...

Rome museums free for Festa della Repubblica

Rome city museums and some state museums free on 2 June. All city-run museums will be open free of charge for the 73rd celebration of Italy's national day, Festa della Repubblica, on Sunday 2 June....

Rome bus company suspends driver who rammed pedestrian

Rome city bus knocks down man after altercation with driver. Rome's public transport company ATAC has suspended the driver responsible for knocking down a pedestrian in the city's Corviale suburb, ac...

Rome to spend €12 million sprucing up its parks

Rome to undertake restyling project in city's parks. Rome is to spend €12 million "restyling" 20 of the capital's parks, historic villas and green areas, according to the city's mayor Virginia Raggi....

Woman dies after being trapped under train in Rome metro station

Senegalese woman slipped off platform of Rome metro station. A 33-year-old woman from Senegal has died after becoming trapped under a train on Rome's Metro A underground line, according to Italian ne...
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