Italy's population hit by record low birth rate and highest death toll since world war two

Italy's gap between births and deaths in 2020 widest since 1918 during the Spanish flu epidemic. Italy's population fell by almost 384,000 last year, following record low births and the highest numbe...

Nasoni: Rome's free drinking fountains

Rome's nasoni fountains provide free fresh drinking water. Rome is blessed with more than 2,500 drinking fountains, known as nasoni, which provide residents and visitors with free fresh water all yea...

Rome to create 'Baroque-style' garden on Via Giulia

New green space to "heal an open wound in the heart of Rome." Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has announced that works are underway to create a 'Baroque-style' garden above the underground car park on Via...

Rome sees return of traffic conductor's podium in Piazza Venezia

Podium used by traffic police is back in operation in central Rome. Romans have welcomed back the traditional sight of a traffic official conducting rush-hour transport from a podium in the city's ce...

Rome in March

Our ultimate guide to Rome in March.  Rome sees a rise in visitors in March, who take advantage of the warming weather to explore archaeological sites at length and make a trip to the beach. March is...

Rome reopens Via Sannio gardens after 8 years of Metro C works

Via Sannio gardens reopen to the public. Rome has reopened the gardens on Via Sannio, in the city's S. Giovanni district, after years of construction works for the Metro C project. The large public...

Rome rolls out cobblestone-stamped sidewalks

Rome's new stamped concrete pavements replicate cobblestones. Rome's newest sidewalks, in the southern Appio Claudio suburb, may at first glance look like they are made with the city's iconic 'sampie...

Rome moves bus terminal before opening Mausoleum of Augustus

Rome prepares to open Mausoleum of Augustus on 1 March. Rome is to move the city bus terminal from Piazza Augusto Imperatore ahead of the much-anticipated reopening of the Mausoleum of Augustus on 1...

Rome mayor's fury over 15 mattresses dumped on street near Vatican

Raggi slams those responsible for dumping trash on Rome's streets. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi said she was "infuriated" by the sight of 15 mattresses dumped overnight on a street in the city's upmarke...

Rome plants trees in Piazza S. Silvestro

Piazza S. Silvestro finally gets trees almost a decade after the square's restyling. Rome's central Piazza S. Silvestro is to have an injection of greenery after the city planted four trees in the sq...

Exploring Rome's parks

A guide to the most famous and important parks in Rome. While there is no end to amazing museums and archaeological sites in Rome, it is also refreshing to visit the city's parks, which offer vast ex...

Rome in February

Rome in February is ideal for visiting museums, long walks and enjoying hearty Roman food. From the second half of the month you can feel the approach of spring.  Temperatures are generally mild, bu...

Rome issues guidelines in event of snow

Rome issues online brochure to help residents in event of snow and ice. Rome's mayor Virginia Raggi has issued guidelines to help the city's residents in the event of ice and snow as temperatures in...

Rome's new bins get thumbs down from smokers

Rome unveiled new-look bins at the Pantheon but it seems that smokers are not happy. When Rome's mayor Virginia Raggi unveiled the city's new-look trash bins last month, many people were impressed an...

Rome bans fireworks on New Year's Eve

Rome mayor bans use of firecrackers and bangers over New Year. Rome has banned the use of firecrackers, bangers, rockets and other explosive material from 31 December 2020 until midnight on 6 January...
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