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Tight security at Via Crucis after Moscow attack. Rome is increasing its security measures over the Easter weekend, security officials said on Thursday, in light of the deadly terror attack in Moscow on 22 March. Sec...
Raphael, Titian, Rubens exhibit runs from 29 March until 30 June. Two priceless art collections in Rome merge this spring when Palazzo Barberini hosts 50 masterpieces from Galleria Borghese while the latter undergoes re...
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Michele to be based at Valentino studio in Rome. Italian fashion designer Alessandro Michele on Thursday was named Valentino's creative director and will take up the new role in Rome on 2 April. Michele, 51, is the f...
Carlo Fuortes set to appeal sentence. A court in Rome on Wednesday sentenced the former superintendent of Rome's opera house, Carlo Fuortes, to 16 months in jail over the accidental death of a cleaner in 2017. Oberda...
Nobody injured in sinkhole incident. Two parked cars were swallowed by a large sinkhole - 10 metres deep and 10 metres wide - which opened up in the Quadraro district of Rome in the early hours of Thursday. Police an...
April begins with public holiday for Pasquetta. Italy celebrates Easter Sunday and Easter Monday - Pasqua and Pasquetta - with national public holidays on Sunday 31 March and Monday 1 April. All public offices and sc...
Way of the Cross at Colosseum in 2024. The annual Via Crucis or Way of the Cross ceremony led by Pope Francis will take place at the Colosseum on Good Friday, 29 March, from 21.00 until 23.30. The torchlit procession...
Mausoleum of Augustus Museum to open in 2026. Luxury jeweller Bulgari will finance the construction of the Mausoleum of Augustus Museum with funding of €700,000, Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri said on Tuesday. The mayo...
Travellers can choose from 9,000 products online and pick up at the airport. Passengers travelling through Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport, better known as Fiumicino, can reserve online duty free products which they ca...
Rome installs smart bins on city streets. Rome has unveiled dozens of new smart bins equipped with an intelligent system that provides data relating to the amount of waste inside the bin and the type of rubbish it recei...
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Colomba pasquale is a popular Easter tradition in Italy. The traditional 'dove-shaped' Colomba di Pasqua or Colomba pasquale has been a firm fixture on the Easter calendar in Italy for almost a century. Its origins d...
Florence celebrates Easter with spectacular fireworks display. Florence marks Easter Sunday morning with a centuries-old tradition called the Scoppio del Carro, or the Explosion of the Cart, which attracts large crowds...
Message raises eyebrows in Rome and Milan. Train travellers in Italy were taken aback on Monday morning when a strange message appeared on timetable displays at central rail stations in Rome and Milan. "Siete insetti...
Tibetan bridge located midway between cties of Foligno and Spoleto. A new Tibetan bridge, billed as the highest in Europe, was inaugurated on Saturday over the Vigi valley in the central Italian region of Umbria. The...
Italy celebrates Father of the Italian language. Italy marks the fifth edition of Dantedì, the national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri, on Monday 25 March. The annual event in honour of the mediaeval poet and philo...
Rome remembers victims of the Fosse Ardeatine massacre. Italy will mark the 80th anniversary of the Fosse Ardeatine massacre with a series of official commemorative ceremonies in the capital this weekend. On 24 March...
Traffic restrictions on five Sundays to combat air pollution in Rome. Rome is to ban motorists from driving within the fascia verde (green belt) on five Sundays between November and March 2024. The next date is 24 Ma...
Uffizi introduces evening openings and paperless tickets. The new director of the Uffizi Galleries, Simone Verde, has unveiled several changes at the Florence museum including evening openings and paperless ticketing....
A short guide to exploring seven charming hilltop towns and villages in Italy's central Lazio region and how to get there on day trips from Rome. BomarzoThis mediaeval town in north Lazio is best known for its fantastic...
A brief historic overview on Italy's most powerful mafias. To outsiders, Italy is famous for pasta, pizza, mandolino, and what is generically referred to as “the mafia.” Mafia groups, or rather, mafie are embedded in It...
Rome rally to recall innocent victims of the mafia. Italy on Thursday marks the Day of Remembrance for Innocent Victims of the Mafia, a national day held each year on 21 March. Thousands of people from all over Italy...
Iconic Roman fountain turns 150 years old. Rome celebrates 150 years since the installation of the city's first nasone drinking fountain by unveiling three new nasoni fountains in the shadow of the Colosseum. The thr...
Rome flower garden returns for seventh edition. TuliPark, which allows visitors to pick their own tulips for purchase, reopens in Rome on 22 March, with tickets already available for purchase online. There will be te...
Bomb squad assisted by robotic dog Saetta. Italy's culture ministry in the historic centre of Rome was evacuated on Tuesday morning following a bomb alert.   Around 400 people were evacuated from the building, just of...
English-language religious services in Rome at Easter. All Saints’ Anglican Church, Via del Babuino 153/b, tel. 0636001881.24 March. Palm Sunday 10.30.28 March. Maundy Thursday Eucharist. 19.00.29 March. Good Friday. Th...
Strike to affect Trenitalia, Italo and Trenord services. Italy faces a national 24-hour rail strike this weekend, from 21.00 on Saturday 23 March until 21.00 on Sunday 24 March, affecting train services across the count...
Pompeii to stage 10 concerts in June and July. Italy's culture ministry has announced a programme of 10 concerts to be held this summer in the ancient Roman amphitheatre at Pompeii archaeological park. The diverse li...
Historic sites across Italy open for 2024 edition of Giornate FAI di Primavera. More than 750 noted Italian buildings and historic sites open their doors to the public on 23-24 March for the Spring Days initiative organ...
Annual tradition marked on St Joseph's Day. Italy celebrates Father's Day on 19 March, the feast of St Joseph, in contrast to many other countries around the world which mark the day on the third Sunday in June. Jose...
Festa dell'Unità d'Italia is a national day of celebration in Italy. Italy marks the occasion on 17 March each year with the Festa dell'Unità d'Italia, a national day of celebration to commemorate the birth of the count...
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