Rome fountains not swimming pools says mayor

Mayor says Rome's historic and artistic heritage belongs to everyone. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has pledged a zero tolerance approach to "unacceptable behaviour" at the city's historic fountains....

Rome to issue civic certificates over the counter

City to streamline procedure in obtaining many certificates.Rome is to simplify the bureaucratic process of obtaining a series of certificates which will be issued over the counter, without appointmen...

Rome lights up Theatre of Marcellus

Teatro di Marcello is latest Rome monument to be lit up at night. The Theatre of Marcellus has become the latest Rome site to be illuminated by the capital's energy supplier ACEA. The new LED ligt...

Man caught in waters of historic Rome fountain

Fine and ban for Dutch citizen caught in Piazza Navona fountain. A 36-year-old Dutch citizen was fined €550 after being caught in the act of taking coins out of the Fontana del Moro in Piazza Navona...

Rome limits tourist access to Trevi Fountain

Tourists no longer allowed to sit at Trevi Fountain in Rome. Rome traffic police cordoned off the Trevi Fountain for more than two hours on the afternoon of Saturday 13 July due to the excessive amou...

Vatican tombs opened in Orlandi case found empty

Vatican opened graves of two princesses in search for missing girl.The two Vatican tombs opened on 11 July in relation to the Emanuela Orlandi mystery have been found empty, reports Italian news agenc...

New fines to protect Rome from vandals

Rome publishes list of fines to discourage bad behaviour in the city. Rome's new legislation governing decorum in the capital is now in force, along with newly-established fines, after the city updat...

Rome seeks sponsor for Christmas tree

Netflix sponsored last year's Christmas tree in Rome.Rome is seeking a sponsor for this year's Christmas tree, to be installed in the central Piazza Venezia from 8 December until 6 January 2020. The...

War of words over Rome's trash crisis

Blame game between political rivals Raggi and Zingaretti. The admistrations of the city of Rome and the Lazio Region are engaged in a bitter war of words over an ordinance to clear the backlog of rub...

Family hit by falling branch in Rome

Two-year-old girl among the injured near Ponte Sisto in Rome. Eight people were hospitalised, including two small children, after a large branch broke off a tree along Rome's Lungotevere and fell 12...

Lazio Region helps with Rome trash crisis

Rome given ultimatum to clean its rubbish-strewn streets. The Lazio regional government is to make its waste disposal plants available to Rome, following the intervention of Italy's environment minis...

Rome installs tourist map of Porta Maggiore in Piazza Venezia

Rome tourists baffled after city installs wrong street map. Tourists arriving into Rome's central Piazza Venezia have been left scratching their heads thanks to a new information panel, with detailed...

Rome's social media trash war

Romans post pictures of overflowing rubbish bins on Rome mayor's Facebook page. As Rome battles a continuing rubbish crisis during scorching temperatures, Romans are posting photographs of the capita...

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...

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....
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