Rome to spend €12 million sprucing up its parks

Rome to undertake restyling project in city's parks. Rome is to spend €12 million "restyling" 20 of the capital's parks, historic villas and green areas, according to the city's mayor Virginia Raggi....

Woman dies after being trapped under train in Rome metro station

Senegalese woman slipped off platform of Rome metro station. A 33-year-old woman from Senegal has died after becoming trapped under a train on Rome's Metro A underground line, according to Italian ne...

Rome to get new rubbish bins

New iron bins for Rome's city centre. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has announced that new iron bins will be placed on streets around the city centre, replacing the transparent bins that were introduced ...

Rome city bus drives into man blocking vehicle

ATAC opens investigation into "very serious" incident. A video that appears to show the driver of a Rome city bus deliberately knock down a pedestrian has been published online by Micaela Quintavalle...

Holocaust memorial desecrated in Rome's Jewish Ghetto

Chilling message in German left on Holocaust memorial in Rome. A sticker with an inscription in German stating: "The murderer always returns to the scene of the crime" was attached to a Holocaust mem...

UK pensioner sets satnav for Rome but ends up in Germany

Driver ends up more than 1,000 km off course.An 81-year-old motorist who left his Newcastle home to make a pilgrimage to see the pope ended up in Germany after inadvertently typing "Rom" instead of "R...

Rome's riverside beach to reopen for summer

Preparations underway to reopen Tiberis beach on banks of Tiber. Rome's artificial beach on the banks of the river Tiber is expected to reopen "between the end of June and the beginning of August" ac...

Another electric minibus catches fire in Rome

Second case in a week of ATAC minibus bursting into flames. An investigation is underway after one of Rome's electric minibuses caught fire while in service, in the second such case in six days. T...

Closures on Rome's Metro A this summer

Metro A line to close partially in July and August. Rome's Metro A line will be closed in phases during July and August to allow for "important maintenance works that have been waiting for decades" a...

Festa della Repubblica in Rome

Highlight of national celebrations is Frecce Tricolori aeronautical display in Rome. The 73rd celebration of the Festa della Repubblica marking Italy’s national day takes place in Rome and across Ita...

Rome's free museums

Eight of Rome's city-run museums are open for free, all year round. The municipal museums, which are located in the city centre, the park of Villa Borghese and the suburbs, range from collections of a...

Mile of Murals in Rome

99 murals created on motorway barrier in east Rome. A 1.2-km wall of murals has been created in the Torraccia district of east Rome, on an anti-noise barrier separating the suburb from the Grande Rac...

Italy's Lega triumphs in European elections

Salvini's Lega surges as Movimento 5 Stelle slumps.The right-wing Lega party of Italy's deputy premier and interior minister Matteo Salvini has won a major victory in the European elections, taking al...

Rome's newest art museum celebrates first year

Palazzo Merulana marks first anniversary in Rome.Rome's Palazzo Merulana, a museum hosting the important early 20th-century art collection of the Cerasi Foundation, celebrates its first birthday with...

US tourist fined for jumping into Rome's Trevi Fountain

American tourist told Rome police that he didn't know it was forbidden. A 26-year-old tourist from New York was fined €450 by Rome police after being caught splashing around in the waters of the Trev...

Bomarzo: Park of Monsters near Rome

A 16th-century park of monsters in Bomarzo makes a fascinating day trip from Rome. The origins of this charming town in north Lazio date back to the Etruscan era however Bomarzo is known primarily fo...

Experts say ancient head found in Rome is Dionysus

Ancient marble head found in Rome dates back to the Imperial age. The white marble head unearthed during excavations at the Roman Forum on 24 May is believed to represent a male deity, most likely Di...

1,037 ATAC employees act as scrutineers in European elections in Rome

ATAC workers avail of their right to participate as voting scrutineers. A total of 1,037 employees - including 758 drivers - from Rome's public transport company ATAC have availed of their right to p...

Marble head discovered in Roman Forum

Rome's deputy mayor announces surprise discovery.A beautiful female head from a marble statue has just been discovered during excavations along Via Alessandrina at the Roman Forum. The surprise disco...

Salvini mocked in Rome street art

Latest work by street artist Tvboy appears in central Rome near city hall. A street art poster mocking Italy's deputy premier and interior minister Matteo Salvini appeared on a side street near Rome'...
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