National Unity and Armed Forces Day in Rome

Italian president to attend military parade in Piazza Venezia. Italian president Sergio Mattarella will attend the annual ceremony at Rome’s Altare della Patria to mark national unity and armed for...

Clocks go back on 30 October

Daylight will begin one hour earlier. Clocks go back one hour at 03.00 on the night between Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October, bringing an end to daylight saving time, or “summer” time. Morning...

Online survey for British expats in Italy

British embassy in Rome launches survey for British nationals living in Italy. The British Embassy in Rome has launched an online questionnaire with the aim of learning more about the experiences o...

American student found dead in Tiber

Murder investigation opens into death of American university student. A murder investigation is underway after the body of missing 19-year-old American student Beau Solomon was discovered in the ri...

Bud Spencer dies in Rome

Popular spaghetti western star dies in Rome aged 86. The burly Italian actor Bud Spencer, who starred in numerous spaghetti western films, died in Rome aged 86, on 27 June. Born Carlo Pedersoli...

Court upholds 16-year sentence for Costa Concordia captain

Schettino found guilty of multiple manslaughter. The appeal court in Florence has upheld a 16-year jail sentence for the former captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, who was found gui...

Festa della Repubblica in Rome

Highlight of national celebrations is Frecce Tricolori aeronautical display in Rome. The 70th celebration of the Festa della Repubblica marking Italy’s national day takes place in Rome and across I...

St Patrick's Day in Rome

Guide to celebrating St Patrick’s Day in Rome. St Patrick’s Day in Rome begins officially on Thursday 17 March at 10.00, with the annual Mass for Lá Fhéile Pádraig being celebrated by Mons. Ciarán...

Oscars 2016 live in Italy

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Christmas events in Rome's international community

Christmas is a busy social season for Rome’s international community. Each year Rome’s international community holds annual parties and events during the lead-up to Christmas, before departing to t...

Clocks go back on 25 October

Clocks go back one hour at 03.00 on the night between Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October, bringing an end to daylight saving time, or “summer” time. Mornings will be lighter one hour earlier but evenin...

London seen through the eyes of a young Italian student

By Giulia Dell'Albani Have you ever seen the London Tube Map? Well, the London Tube has 11 lines and 382 stations. This massive public transportation network allows people to know, live and visi...

Italy celebrates its grandparents

Tenth anniversary of Festa dei Nonni in Italy. On 2 October Italy celebrates the important role of grandparents in families and society in general. The Festa dei Nonni is being marked with event...

Our readers' top five favourite things about living in Italy

Wanted in Rome recently asked our readers to list their top five favourite things about living in Italy. Here are their replies. Juan Carlos Gomez 1. You can walk for 10 minutes and see so much hi...

Body of 22-year-old German found by Tiber

Police investigating death of German in Rome. The body of a 22-year-old German man was found on the banks of the river Tiber in Rome on 4 June, according to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera....

Longer opening hours for Italy's Quirinal palace

President's official residence to open daily except Monday and Thursday. Italian president Sergio Mattarella has announced that the presidential Quirinal palace will have much longer visiting hours...

Festa della Repubblica in Rome

Highlight is Frecce Tricolori aeronautical display.  The 69th Festa della Repubblica celebrations marking Italy’s national day take place in Rome on Tuesday 2 June. The annual public holiday is...

Wanted in Rome’s guide to Mother’s Day

Ahead of Mother’s Day on Sunday 10 May, Wanted in Rome offers ten suggestions of how to celebrate the occasion in and around Rome. Note that while Mother’s Day is celebrated in most countries around t...

US student dies three months after Rome fall

20-year-old student fell off Lungotevere parapet in January. An American student has died almost three months after falling off the parapet over the river Tiber at Lungotevere dei Vallati in the ea...

Clocks go forward on 29 March

More light in the evenings but darker in the mornings. Don’t forget to set your watches and clocks forward one hour at 02.00 Central European Time (CET) on Sunday 29 March. Central European Summ...
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