Rome restores funerary relief of Eurysaces the baker

Eurysaces and Atistia return to splendour at Centrale Montemartini in Rome. A recently-restored funerary relief of Eurysaces the baker and his wife Atistia has been put on display at the Centrale Mon...

Formula E returns to Rome

2019 Formula E race takes place in Rome in April. Rome hosts the second edition of the Formula E electric car race on 13 April, with 22 battery-powered electric cars battling it out on the streets of...

Hottest February on record in Rome

Temperature in Rome exceeded 21 degrees on 27 February. February 2019 was the warmest February in Rome since records began in 1862, according to the city's Antico Osservatorio Collegio Romano.The tem...

Rome's Repubblica metro station to reopen by May

Repubblica metro station closed since October after escalator accident. Repubblica metro station in central Rome is expected to open within the first 10 days of May, according to a report in daily It...

New police commissioner in Rome

Former questore of Bari comes to Rome. Carmine Esposito becomes Rome's new questore, or police commissioner, after being appointed by Italy's council of ministers, the principal executive organ of th...

Rome bids farewell to Rosetta Stame, daughter of Ardeatine massacre victim

Rosetta Stame read names of Fosse Ardeatine victims at memorial each year. Italian president Sergio Mattarella has led tributes to Rosetta Stame, the daughter of Ardeatine massacre victim and partisa...

Ennio Morricone conducts six farewell concerts at Baths of Caracalla in Rome

Teatro dell'Opera di Roma hosts Morricone's final concerts at Baths of Caracalla. Celebrated Italian composer Ennio Morricone will conduct six open-air concert at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome as pa...

Rome museums free on Sunday 3 March

Free museum Sunday precedes Settimana dei Musei. Italy's state-run museums and archaeological sites are open free of charge on Sunday 3 March as part of the Italian culture ministry's Domenica al Mus...

Rome gets 227 new buses and 200 new drivers

ATAC fleet of Rome city buses to be boosted by the summer. Rome's public transport company ATAC is to hire 200 new bus drivers in June, according to an announcement by the city's mayor Virginia Raggi...

Rome to reduce wait for ID cards

Rome deploys extra staff in bid to speed up carta d'identità process. Rome has increased the number of employees issuing electronic identity cards, or carte d'identità, in an effort to reduce the sig...

Rome mayor seeks to cut down city's pine trees

Raggi says "courage" required to chop down Rome's oldest pines which are no longer safe. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi is seeking the allocation of government funds in her plan to cut down the city's old...

Former Rome mayor Alemanno gets six years in jail

Alemanno convicted of corruption and illegal financing.Gianni Alemanno, the former right-wing mayor of Rome, was sentenced to six years in jail on 25 February after being found guilty of corruption an...

Fallen tree closes Rome's Viale Mazzini

Fallen tree closes Rome's Viale Mazzini. Two people have been injured seriously after a large pine tree fell across Viale Mazzini in the Prati district of Rome on the morning of 25 February. The t...

Enhanced protection for Villa Adriana in Tivoli

Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli granted special protection by UNESCO. Villa Adriana, the vast imperial residence of Emperor Hadrian at Tivoli to the east of Rome, has been granted "enhanced protection in t...

Rome bus driver suspended for parking bus outside house

ATAC employee drove Rome city bus home instead of returning it to depot. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has described as "unacceptable" the behaviour of a bus driver who parked an ATAC city bus outside hi...

Bizarre police escort for Irish rugby team in Rome

Video of erratic police escort for Ireland's rugby team through streets of Rome. Footage has surfaced of the Irish rugby team receiving a bizarre police escort to the city's Stadio Olimpico for the S...

Rome's parks closed after strong winds batter city

Trees fall across Rome during gales.Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has ordered the closure of the city's parks, villas and cemeteries after strong winds battered the capital on 23 February. The closure, e...

EU citizens vote in European elections in Rome

Foreign EU nationals resident in Rome must register by 25 February. Foreign EU nationals resident in Rome are entitled to vote in the upcoming European Parliament elections on 26 May but must first r...

Pope Francis installation with lifebelt in Rome

Maupal creates migrant themed work in Borgo Pio. Rome street artist Maupal has created a new migrant-themed installation featuring a cut-out of Pope Francis throwing a life belt out a window near the...

Student used key to carve into Trevi Fountain

Incident took place at base of Rome's Trevi Fountain. Rome police detained a 19-year-old Italian student after she was caught using a key to carve into the marble base of the Trevi Fountain. The i...

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