Timelapse video of empty Rome in lockdown

Incredible timelapse footage taken on 24 March shows the usually-congested streets of Rome now virtually deserted amid a nationwide shutdown to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Italy in loc...

Happy birthday Federico: Romans sing to little boy from their balconies

Life in lockdown Italy: quarantined Romans take to their balconies to sing to toddler. Italy is in total shutdown, as part of efforts to contain the Coronavirus, meaning that birthday parties - even...

The Decline of Rome’s iconic Stone Pines

Rome’s unique skyline scattered with steeping basilica domes, ancient forum ruins and the infamous Colosseum would not be complete without the silhouette of an Italian Stone Pine. Also known as Umbr...

Garbatella: Rome's garden quarter

Garbatella has its own distinct Roman identity. Rome's Garbatella neighbourhood, which celebrated its centenary in 2020, was designed primarily to house railway and dock workers working in the neighb...

Rome's Garbatella celebrates 100 years in 2020

Rome neighbourhood of Garbatella marks centenary in 2020.The south Rome suburb of Garbatella is preparing to celebrate its 100th birthday on 18 February 2020. Garbatella's celebrations will mark the...

Rome: Ostiense is one of Europe's coolest quarters

Ostiense makes The Guardian's top 10 list of Europe's coolest neighbourhoods. Rome's Ostiense district, south of the city centre, has been included among a list of "10 of the coolest neighbourhoods i...

Rome: controversy over Trevi Fountain barrier

Experts critical of plan to install barrier around Rome landmark. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has defended the city's plan to install a protective barrier around the Trevi Fountain, saying that it woul...

Why sinkholes are opening up on Rome's streets

100 chasms opened up on Rome streets in 2019. There is renewed focus on the phenomenon of Rome's sinkholes - chasms opening up on streets around the capital - following the news of a 24-apartment bui...

Rome building near Colosseum evacuated

60 people evacuated from central Rome street. Rome firefighters have evacuated the residents of a building containing 24 apartments on Via Marco Aurelio after part of the pavement collapsed. Around...

Rome police stop Bollywood climb at Trevi Fountain

€450 fine for Bollywood stunt at Trevi Fountain. A 20-year-old Egyptian man was apprehended by Rome police as he climbed up the side of the Trevi Fountain on 15 January. The man, who was not carryin...

Rome celebrates La Befana

La Befana, which falls each year on 6 January, is a public holiday across Italy.Italians celebrate the religious feast of the Epiphany, or the more popular folklore version of La Befana, on Monday 6 J...

Rome can dream again in 2020 says mayor

Raggi says city ready to show results of her administration in 2020. “In recent years we have rebuilt the foundations but from 2020 Rome can dream once more", pledged the city's mayor Virginia Raggi....

Rome reopens Piazza Navona Christmas Market

Befana market to reopen on Christmas Day. Rome's annual Befana Christmas market in Piazza Navona is to reopen on Christmas Day. The market had been shut down on 12 December after police discovered...

Statue of Goddess Diana appears in Rome canal

Mysterious statue of Roman goddess appears overnight in Ostia canal. After the arrival of Neptune, who has once more returned to the waves, Rome's coastal district of Ostia has a new surprise in time...

Rome closes city parks due to high winds

Rome parks and cemeteries closed on 22 December. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has ordered the closure of the city's parks, historic villas and cemeteries on Sunday 22 December due to high winds in the c...

Rome: two girls run over and killed at Ponte Milvio

Tragic road accident occurred during storm in Rome. Two 16-year-old girls have died after being knocked down by a car near Ponte Milvio in Rome in the early hours of Sunday 22 December. The teenag...

Rome weather alert: high winds expected

Rome issues warning of high winds for city and coast. A weather alert is in place in Rome from the afternoon / evening of Friday 20 December, remaining in place for the subsequent 18-24 hours. High...

Rome reopens parks and cemeteries

Rome parks reopen a day early after weather warning. Rome's parks, historic villas and cemeteries have reopened on Sunday 15 December, a day earlier than expected, following an order by mayor Virgini...

Rome closes city parks for three days

Rome closes all city parks and cemeteries for weekend. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has ordered the closure of all parks, cemeteries and historic villas in the city for three days. The order, which coi...

Rome mayor: avoid travel on Friday 13th

Rome schools closed on 13 December due to severe weather warning. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has urged the city's residents to avoid unnecessary travel on Friday 13 December due to the heavy rain and...
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