Scams to avoid when visiting Rome

As one of the world’s most beautiful and intriguing cities, Rome consistently attracts millions of tourists every year. But with such a large number of visitors to the city each month, there are alwa...

Rome fountains not swimming pools says mayor

Mayor says Rome's historic and artistic heritage belongs to everyone. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has pledged a zero tolerance approach to "unacceptable behaviour" at the city's historic fountains....

Rome to bid for 2022 European Aquatics Championships

Rome's candidature comes a decade after the capital hosted the World Swimming Championships in 2009. Rome intends to bid to host the 2022 European Aquatics Championships, following approval by mayor...

Life as an Expat in Rome

Life as an expat: the highs and lows of living in Rome. With all the history, culture, splendour and fabulous food, it’s easy for foreigners to get swept away by Rome’s particular brand of Italian ch...

Andrea Camilleri dies in Rome

Inspector Montalbano author died in Rome hospital on 17 July. Andrea Camilleri, one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, died in Rome on 17 July at the age of 93. Best known as the author of the Ins...

Vatican to examine bones in Orlandi case

Two ossuaries found under the Teutonic College in Vatican City will be examined forensically on 20 July. The Vatican is to carry out forensic tests on bones discovered during new excavations in the o...

British embassy to Italy warns UK tourists not to bathe in Rome fountains

Visitors from UK warned not to enter waters of Rome's fountains.The British embassy to Italy has warned British visitors travelling to Rome not to bathe in the city's fountains, according to updated t...

Rome to issue civic certificates over the counter

City to streamline procedure in obtaining many certificates.Rome is to simplify the bureaucratic process of obtaining a series of certificates which will be issued over the counter, without appointmen...

Rome seeks sponsors for riverside beach

Rome has two weeks to source private sponsorship for Tiberis. Rome is seeking private sponsorship for Tiberis, the city's artificial beach on the banks of the river Tiber, with proposals to be submit...

Rome lights up Theatre of Marcellus

Teatro di Marcello is latest Rome monument to be lit up at night. The Theatre of Marcellus has become the latest Rome site to be illuminated by the capital's energy supplier ACEA. The new LED ligt...

Man caught in waters of historic Rome fountain

Fine and ban for Dutch citizen caught in Piazza Navona fountain. A 36-year-old Dutch citizen was fined €550 after being caught in the act of taking coins out of the Fontana del Moro in Piazza Navona...

Rome limits tourist access to Trevi Fountain

Tourists no longer allowed to sit at Trevi Fountain in Rome. Rome traffic police cordoned off the Trevi Fountain for more than two hours on the afternoon of Saturday 13 July due to the excessive amou...

Rome city bus catches fire on Via Appia Nuova

15th ATAC bus to go up in flames this year. A Rome city bus burst into flames on Via Appia Nuova on the afternoon of 12 July, becoming the 15th bus to catch fire in 2019. The driver managed to eva...

Contemporary art at Rome's presidential palace

Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome celebrates contemporary Italian art. Italy's presidential palace in Rome - the 16th-century Palazzo del Quirinale - has added 68 pieces of contemporary art by Italian ar...

Vatican tombs opened in Orlandi case found empty

Vatican opened graves of two princesses in search for missing girl.The two Vatican tombs opened on 11 July in relation to the Emanuela Orlandi mystery have been found empty, reports Italian news agenc...

Where have ancient Rome's buildings gone?

Over the millennia, imperial Rome's splendid buildings have been damaged, plundered, redesigned and then recycled into the fabric of the modern city. Ruins and artefacts re-emerging is, Rome being Ro...

New fines to protect Rome from vandals

Rome publishes list of fines to discourage bad behaviour in the city. Rome's new legislation governing decorum in the capital is now in force, along with newly-established fines, after the city updat...

Dealing with red tape in Italy

Guide to help expats navigate their way through Italian bureaucracy. Many expats protest about bureaucracy in Italy, but let’s be fair: this scourge exists in every society. And as more and more form...

Wanted in Rome Junior: Maupal comes to Rome International School

Street artist Maupal meets students of Rome International School. The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) is a transdisciplinary programme for children from 3 to 11 years of...

Vatican to open tombs in Orlandi search

Orlandi family hope to solve 36-year old mystery.The Vatican has ordered the opening of two tombs in a cemetery adjacent to St Peter's in the latest effort to solve the mystery surrounding Emanuela Or...
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