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On average 120 women are killed by men each year in Italy, mostly by members of their own family or close friends. One woman in three will be subjected to violence by men, both physical and sexual, during the course of h...
A 19-year-old American foreign exchange student was stabbed 25 times in Rome's central Monti district at dawn on 1 November, following a night of Hallowe'en partying. The victim was stabbed with a kitchen knife as he...
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Police in Rome have discovered a new system used by thieves to steal money by tampering with bank machines. Known as "cash trapping" the method involves inserting a metal clip into the banknote dispenser, in a manner...
The newly-restyled Piazza Cavour in Rome's Prati district has become the scene of large-scale organised street fights over the last two weekends. Up to 300 youths congregated in the square on the night of Saturday 6 O...
Over recent nights there have been a number of high-profile incidents on Rome's streets, some of them involving tourists and foreigners. In the early morning of 11 July a 22-year old Australian woman was found suffering...
Two men dressed as centurions, who charge tourists for appearing in their photographs, were arrested on 2 July after an altercation with Rome police near the Colosseum. Police spotted the costumed men, brothers Manuel a...
Rome has cancelled all events associated with the city's Museum Night on 19 May as a sign of respect for the victims of the bomb attack at a school in southern Italy on Saturday morning. The explosion occurred in Brin...
The death toll from the shipwreck off the Tuscan island of Giglio north of Rome has risen to 11, following the discovery of a further five bodies during the afternoon of 17 January, four days after the Costa Concordia ra...
As the debate rages on about the merits and demerits of the Knox-Sollecito verdict in the Perugia murder case of Meredith Kercher the United States and British embassies in Rome are coping with both the overwhelming infl...
Over 400 accredited journalists from all over the world have made camp outside Perugia
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Marymount - International School Rome
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A phone-call from a civil defence volunteer at about 17.00 on Sunday 7 August warning of a bomb in the Colosseum caused security forces to evacuate and cordon off the monument. Fire-fighters found the suspicious pa...
Rome is in shock after the recent shooting in the central Prati district of the city where a 33-year old Roman, Flavio Simmi, was riddled with ten bullets in front of his partner. The victim leaves two small children. Th...
An Englishman ended up in hospital on Saturday night after another night of weekend violence and drunkness in Campo de' Fiori, in which a small drinking fountain (or nasone) in front of Giordano Bruno
An examining judge in Milan has served notice on the Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, to appear before the fourth section of the criminal court to answer charges of abuse of power and involvement in prostitutio...
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For the second consecutive year, the leading travel booking and information website TripAdvisor.com has ranked Rome as the second worst city in the world for incidents involving pickpockets. Tripadvisor arrived at this r...
A new centre for 24-hour video surveillance of Rome has been opened in Piazza Giovanni da Verrazzano. The Sala Sistema Roma, housed in a former cigarette factory, was opened by the mayor, Gianni Alemanno, who described t...
An Italian court of appeal has upheld a sentence convicting British tax lawyer David Mills of taking a $600,000 bribe to perjure himself in trials involving prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and his holding company Fininv...
An audit by the state court of accounts estimates that bureaucratic corruption in 2008 cost Italian taxpayers between
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