Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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Measures to protect tourists from pickpockets and fake porters Rome's Termini station is to install barriers at the beginning of platforms to allow access only to passengers with tickets. The measures are designed as...
Rome's mayor expresses solidarity with city's Jewish community Police in Rome are investigating a spate of anti-semitic graffiti that has appeared on shopfronts and walls around the capital in recent days. The lat...
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Main areas affected include Ostiense and S. Paolo A Roman postman faces criminal charges after being found in possession of almost 4,000 undelivered letters and packages, some of which date back to 2012. The disco...
Rome tourists defrauded of €100,000 per day Police have broken up a criminal gang that specialised in cloning the credit cards of tourists in the centre of Rome. The counterfeiting and "scamming" of tourists'...
Arrival of violent “knockout” phenomenon Residents and traders in Trastevere have met with city authorities to express their exasperation of the violence that is affecting their district. The group say t...
Prisoners escape from Rebibbia jail Two prisoners escaped from Rebibbia prison in north-east Rome just before midnight on 11 February.A manhunt is underway for the two inmates who sawed through the bars of their third...
Numerous bars and restaurants seized in central Rome A major police operation against the Camorra, the Naples-based mafia, has resulted in the seizure of 20 bars and restaurants in central Rome. Many of the premise...
The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is launching a campaign, in conjunction with Prisoners Abroad, to highlight the consequences of drug use, abuse and smuggling by British nationals around the world. Hundr...
New outbreak of "cash trapping" in Rome Police in Rome have arrested a gang for stealing money on over 30 occasions from bank machines around the capital, using a system known as "cash trapping." The six criminals...
Amanda Knox has told British television’s ITV that she will not return to Italy to attend her retrial for the murder of Meredith Kercher. However in an interview from Seattle for ITV’s Daybreak programme s...
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 An American woman of Indian origin was racially abused and physically attacked in the Testaccio area of Rome at around 02.00 on the night between Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September. The 30-year old American citiz...
A notorious pickpocket known as the "Specialist of the 64" – in reference to his preference for targeting tourists on Rome's 64 bus – has been banned from travelling on public transport in all Italian cities....
That Rome is a place where you have to be careful of your passport and credit cards is nothing new. The notoriety of the 64 bus, which many tourists use to get from the main railway station to the Vatican, is a classic p...
Italian police have arrested a senior prelate in charge of Vatican accounts, an Italian secret service agent and a financial broker, in connection with an investigation into allegations of corruption at the Vatican Bank,...
Two Swedish tourists were on the receiving end of an illegal taxi service at Fiumicino airport on 26 June, according to a report in Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. After meeting the Swedes in arrivals and convi...
An American air hostess was arrested at Rome's Fiumicino airport on 23 June after Italian border police discovered a revolver and ammunition in her hand luggage. The 60-year-old flight attendant – identified onl...
Vandals have destroyed an 18th-century fountain in the grounds of Villa Torlonia in Frascati outside Rome. The recently-restored fountain was shattered after being pushed over during the early hours of Sunday 16 June....
On 3 May Italian police arrested 19 Alitalia airport baggage handlers accused of stealing cash, cameras, telephones, jewels and other valuables from passengers' luggage, after a sting operation at Rome's Fiumicino intern...
A police investigation is underway following the theft of some 19th-century jewellery from Rome's Villa Giulia Etruscan museum over the Easter weekend. The thieves gained entry after forcing open one of the entrance d...
An Irish priest, who has been missing for several days in Rome, has been found in Ospedale S. Filippo Neri in north-west Rome. Father Bart Kiely appears to have been the victim of a hit and run accident. Both his legs...
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