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American embassy in Rome hosts virtual Independence Day celebration. The US embassy to Italy will host a virtual party at Villa Taverna in Rome to celebrate the 244th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence at 19...
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 handbike, bicycle or Olympi...
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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, to remind Italians...
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 residents will be s...
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 hearts to celebrate...
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 public holiday on M...
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 and Christmas Day i...
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 has now been pushed...
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 first Italian venue in M...
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 earthquake whose ep...
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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 Immaculate Conception. S...
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 more than 50 years....
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, according to a weat...
Earthquake felt distinctly in Rome and Naples.An earthquake with a magnitude of between 4.4 and 4.9 struck central Italy at 18.35 on Thursday 7 November. Its epicentre was in the province of L'Aquila and the earthquake...
Rome's American community celebrates Thanksgiving 2019. Thanksgiving is not a holiday widely celebrated in Rome however there are some places offering traditional food and festivities on Thursday 28 November 2019. Th...
Whoever eats 1 kg of spaghetti alla carbonara doesn't pay. A carbonara challenge is taking place at Il Maritozzo Rosso restaurant in the Trastevere district of Rome, on 31 October, for Halloween. Whoever manages to e...
Sicilian speciality listed in prestigious English dictionary. Arancini, Italy's deep-fried rice balls, have been listed in the revised 2019 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Arancini, among 650 new words adde...
Daylight will begin one hour earlier from 27 October. Clocks go back one hour at 03.00 on the night between Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October 2019, bringing an end to daylight saving time, or 'summer' time. Mornings...
Tourist inadvertently captures engagement scene at Trevi Fountain. A Canadian tourist has sparked an internet hunt for a couple after accidentally capturing the moment of their engagement at the Trevi Fountain in Rome,...
Five Italian bars make top 100 world list: three in Rome, two in Milan.Two bars in Rome made The World's 50 Best Bars, the prestigious international list which is viewed as the "Oscars" of the bar world. The 11th editio...
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