Golfing in Rome

  If you’re looking to swap fountains for fairways and piazzas for putting greens, Rome is a great city for a spot of golfing.  As well as enjoying the luxury of Rome’s top golf resorts, you can...

Best bars for a drink in Rome

  Rome comes alive at night and becomes one of the world’s most lively capitals. From aperitivo hour to an all-night drinking session with friends, there’s something to suit everyone’s style. H...

Major Rome overpass to be demolished starting 5 August

Work to be completed in 2021. The demolition of some 500 metres of the raised section of Rome’s Tangenziale Est (East Bypass) in front of Tiburtina station will start on Monday 5 August. With the...

Rome reopens artificial beach on Tiber banks

Tiberis reopens on banks of the Tiber in Rome. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi opened Tiberis, the city's artificial beach on the banks of the river Tiber, on the evening of 3 August. Located near Ponte...

The Myth of San Michele on the Isle of Capri

The dream house of a legendary Swedish doctor and a secret love affair on the island of Capri.A little over a century ago, The Story of San Michele by Swedish doctor Axel Munthe was a runaway best sel...

Best Rooftop Terraces in Rome

During those hot summer nights in Rome, there’s nowhere better for aperitivo or a quick end-of-the-night tipple than a rooftop terrace bar with panoramic views of the city. Some will have the best...

Best ice-cream in Rome

Think of Rome and the first three things that spring to mind are: the Colosseum, vespas and…gelato.  But as every visitor to the eternal city soon discovers, there’s a huge difference between the n...

Ministry blocks plan for McDonald’s at Caracalla Baths

Mayor Raggi relieved after her own opposition confirmed. Italy’s ministry of culture has moved swiftly to definitively block a bid to open a McDonald’s fast-food outlet right next to the Baths of Car...

Rome’s most beautiful fountains

Every summer, like sirens on the sea, they lure tourists to their peril. Rome’s fountains constantly hit the headlines due to misbehaving foreigners diving naked or partially clothed into their coo...

Must-see museums in Rome

The city of Rome is an historical treasure trove. You could spend an entire lifetime here and still not manage to see everything it has to offer.  Paintings, sculptures, tapestries, frescoes, furni...

Best pizza in Rome

Quite what the Italians manage to achieve from a circle of bread and cheese is still something of a wonder to we stranieri. And like an amply-stuffed crust, Rome is fully capable of satisfying any fo...

Carabiniere accused of maltreating US murder witness

Internal investigation launched over leaked photo. In a bizarre twist to the case of the murder of carabiniere Mario Cerciello Raga, a photo has emerged of one of the two young Americans arrested, si...

American teenager admits murdering carabiniere in Rome

Eight stab wounds as police intervene to stop blackmailers. A teenage US student has admitted killing plain-clothes carabiniere Mario Cerciello Rega in a struggle which broke out as Cerciello Rega an...

Policeman murdered in centre of Rome

Carabiniere died after being stabbed near Castel S. Angelo in Rome. A 35-year-old police officer has died after being stabbed while on duty in the Prati district of Rome, near Piazza Cavour, in the e...

Rome mayor seeks to stop McDonald's from opening beside Baths of Caracalla

Raggi calls for suspension of McDonald's project at garden centre between Baths of Caracalla and Aurelian Walls. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has sought to stop the ongoing development of a McDonald's f...

Alitalia air travel strike postponed

Air travel strike by Alitalia reduced and postponed until 6 September. A 24-hour strike by Alitalia pilots and flight attendants, scheduled originally for Friday 26 July, has been postponed until Fri...

Superyacht comes to Rome coast

Mega yacht belonging to Russian billionaire arrives at Ostia. A 143m-high superyacht owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko has docked off the Ostia coast near Rome on 25 July. Currently...

McDonald's to open beside Baths of Caracalla in Rome

McDonald's to open fast-food restaurant on green site between Baths of Caracalla and Aurelian Walls in Rome. McDonald's, the American fast-food chain, is set to open a McDrive branch at Eurogarden, a...

Free beer for cigarette butts on Rome beach

Lazio craft beer festival cleans up S. Severa beach near Rome. A craft beer festival at the beachside Castle of S. Severa near Rome is offering a free beer for every full glass of cigarette butts or...

Rome on red alert for heatwave on 25 July

Temperatures set to exceed 40 degrees in Rome. Italy's health ministry has issued a red alert as Rome braces itself for a new heatwave. Forecasters predict that temperatures in Rome will reach abo...
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