Alex Zanardi in critical condition after road accident

Alex Zanardi was involved in a car accident in the province of Siena, during one of the stages of the relay race of "Obiettivo tricolore", a competition of Paralympic athletes participating in handbik...

Italy: the most beautiful country in the world

A visual celebration of Italy's beauty, with uplifting message, goes viral. Acclaimed Italian videomaker Oliver Astrologo released a new video on 17 March, the anniversary of the unification of Italy...

How the Irish in lockdown Italy are celebrating St Patrick's Day

Italy's Irish residents mark St Patrick's Day with balcony singsongs and online parties. With Italy currently in lockdown due to the escalating Coronavirus crisis, this year on 17 March Italy's Irish...

Rome's most romantic places

Rome has its magnificent museums, its splendid churches, its rich history. It also has romance. Buckets of it. Here is where to find some of the city's most romantic places. Top of most people's list...

Rome street lights up with love for Valentine's Day

Hearts with love messages illuminate Rome street. Rome's Via Borgognona lights up with love. For the second year in a row, the street in the heart of Rome's historic centre is illuminated with red...

Rome: ice cold Befana on the way

Rome prepares for freezing conditions on 6 and 7 January. Temperatures in Rome and across Italy are expected to drop significantly for the feast of the Epiphany, better known as La Befana, a national...

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Rome

Best things to do in Rome on Christmas Eve and Christmas Eve. Christmas in Rome 2019: from museums to transport, cribs to Christmas for kids - here is some information to help you enjoy Christmas Eve...

Five Guys postpones Rome opening

Five Guys postpones its launch in Rome.Five Guys, the world-famous American burger chain, has postponed its launch in central Rome.Five Guys had been due to open in the capital on 16 December but this...

Five Guys opens in Rome

Five Guys comes to Rome after Milan. Five Guys, the world-famous American burger chain, will launch in central Rome on 16 December. The arrival of Five Guys in Rome follows the opening of its firs...

Tuscany hit by 4.8-magnitude earthquake

No casualties reported in earthquake near Florence.A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck Italy, north of Florence, at 04.37 on the morning of Monday 9 December. There were no injuries reported due to the...

Where to buy Christmas trees in Rome

Christmas trees on sale at select garden centres and florists in Rome. For Rome residents who wish to create a bit of Christmas magic in their own home, there are numerous outlets selling real trees...

Rome's Christmas tree to be lit up on 8 December

Rome's 2019 Christmas tree is sponsored by Netflix. Rome's Christmas tree, known as Spelacchio, will be illuminated by the city's mayor Virginia Raggi at 19.00 on 8 December, the feast of the Immacul...

Venice mayor declares disaster as city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Water levels in Venice have not been this high since 1966. Venice mayor Luigi Brugraro has declared a state of disaster after the lagoon city in northern Italy was hit by the second highest tide in m...

Where to buy Vatican stamps

Souvenir postcards from Vatican City with Vatican stamps. While on vacation in Rome many tourists enquire about sending a postcard from Vatican City with a Vatican stamp, either as a souvenir for the...

Rome braced for more heavy rain

City issues weather warning for 12 November. Rome residents can expect more heavy rain, as well as thunder storms and gales, on the afternoon of Tuesday 12 November and for the following 12-18 hours,...
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Insieme in un segno

Sala 1 in collaboration with the Tito Amodei Fondation presents a selection of works inspired by the symbol of the “Cross”. Invited artists are Enrico Bentivoglio, Bruno Ceccobell...