Probe after rapper posts live video from driver's cabin on Rome metro

Gast posts 13-minute video from inside cabin on Rome's Metro B. An investigation is underway after a rapper known as Gast entered an unlocked driver's cabin on one of Rome's Metro B trains where he p...

Half marathon for peace in Rome

Rome and Vatican co-organise 2018 Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis.The second edition of the Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis, whose core principles are "peace, integration, inclusion and solidarity", is sche...

Italy launches €2 opera tickets for under 25s

Rome Opera House among 14 foundations to offer cut-price tickets to young people. Young people aged between 18 and 25 will be able to purchase opera tickets in Italy for the discounted rate of €2 fol...

Amazon Prime Now offers online grocery shopping in Rome

Amazon Prime Now offers Rome residents home delivery of groceries within an hour. Amazon Prime Now customers in Rome can shop online for more than 8,000 food and household products from the PAM Panor...

European Heritage Days 2018 in Rome

Numerous Rome museums will stay open late on Saturday 22 September.Italy presents a nationwide programme of more than 1,000 events to mark European Heritage Days which is held across Europe on the wee...

Ancient Rome's first fire service

The ruined Excubitorium, an ancient barracks for Rome's fire brigade, serves as a memorial to the city’s first responders. The trams rumbling along Viale Trastevere wake me. The bell announcing morni...

Rome bus tickets to cost €2 on board

Tickets to cost increased price of €2 on Rome's turnstile buses as part of experiment to combat fare evasion. Conductors on Rome's city buses equipped with turnstiles will sell bus tickets for the in...

New vice president at The American University of Rome

Dr Maria Galli Stampino is new vice president and dean of academic affairs at The American University of Rome. The American University of Rome (AUR) has welcomed Dr Maria Galli Stampino as its new vi...

Italy to introduce free museum week in March

Under-25 visitors to Italy's museums to pay €2 entry fee from 2019. Italy's culture minister Alberto Bonisoli has announced a plan for 20 days of free admission to state museums and archaeological si...

World Cleanup Day in Rome

Retake Roma volunteers unite with Estonian embassy to clean up Rome World Cleanup Day will be marked in Rome on Saturday 15 September in an event organised by Retake Roma, the volunteer movement whic...

Ninfa Garden wins prestigious European award

Gardens near Rome receive major European Garden Award The romantic English-style gardens of Ninfa, situated about 80 km south-east of Rome, have reeived a prestigious European Garden Award from the E...

Rome to launch anti-seagull bins

Capital responds to New York Times article about seagull problem Rome city council plans to introduce new iron bins around the capital to stop seagulls looting food from the rubbish, according to the...

The Wanted in Rome September edition is out in newsstands

The Wanted in Rome September edition is out in newsstands now. New graphics, more pages, more content, same price. We really hope you like it. In our September issue out now: Edtitorials:  M...

Rome's secret libraries

Exploring Rome's secret libraries: Angelica, Casanatense and Valicelliana by Arianna Farina The city of Rome is a book of stone, monuments and ancient artefacts which make up and pass on the intri...

Museums in Rome

A short guide to the most important and famous museums in Rome, showing some of the most important Italian and international art masterpieces. Vatican museums Viale del Vaticano, tel. 0669883860, mv...

Rome museums free on Sunday 2 September

Free opening of state museums could be final Domenica al Museo in Rome. Italy's state-run museums and archaeological sites are open free of charge on 2 September, in what could be the final installme...

Church roof collapses in central Rome

Nobody in the Roman Forum church at time of collapse. The roof of the central Rome church of S. Giuseppe dei Falegnami collapsed on the afternoon of 30 August. There was nobody injured. Located at t...

Tourists fined for jumping into Rome's Trevi Fountain

American, Canadian and Russian tourists fined €450 each by Rome police. Two American tourists in their fifties have been fined €450 each for jumping into the Trevi Fountain on 26 August, accordin...

Free entry to Rome museums for blood donors

Initiative offers blood donors free entry for two to Rome museums.Rome residents who give blood up to 15 October will have free entry for two to the city's museums, as part of a drive to increase the...

Tourist fined €450 for dipping feet in Rome fountain

Rome police hunt for "English-speaking" skinny-dipper tourists. A 68-year-old American tourist has been fined €450 for dipping her feet in the fountain of the Altare della Patria monument in Rome's c...

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