Italy: Pompeii's Alexander Mosaic to be restored

Alexander the Great mosaic from Pompeii to undergo a seven-month restoration in Naples. Pompeii's celebrated mosaic of Alexander the Great's victory over King Darius III of Persia is to undergo a maj...

Online University courses in Italy

Online universities in Italy are by no means inferior to traditional ones.  On the contrary, they offer conferences and events to participate in, masters in collaboration with foreign universities, ...

Italy: Pope Francis on cover of Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair gives readers message of 'love and hope' from the pope. Pope Francis is on the cover of the latest Italian edition of Vanity Fair, the monthly magazine of popular culture, fashion, and cu...

Covid-19: Italy becomes a 'reinforced' yellow zone

Italy extends anti-covid measures. Italy became a 'reinforced' yellow zone on Thursday 7 January after the government extended the anti-covid restrictions in place over the Christmas / New Year perio...

Italy first in EU for covid-19 vaccinations

Italy eighth in the world for number of covid-19 vaccinations.Italy is top in the European Union for the number of covid-19 vaccinations administered per capita, and eighth in the world, according to...

US Capitol protests: Italy reacts to violence in Washington

Politicians across Italy's political spectrum condemn Washington violence by rioters supporting Trump. Italian premier Giuseppe Conte has condemned the violent scenes in Washington, where rioters sup...

Rome to restore damaged Bernini lion in Piazza Navona

Mystery solved: Rome superintendency clarifies reason behind damaged lion in Bernini fountain in Piazza Navona. The reason behind the mysterious damage to Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers in Pia...

Italian pasta company in hot water over colonial brand

Pasta company apologises and pledges to rename its 'Abyssinian rigatoni.' La Molisana, one of Italy's biggest pasta producers, has found itself trending on Twitter today for appearing to celebrate It...

Pope Francis will not baptise babies in Sistine Chapel due to covid-19

Baptisms will take place in babies' home parishes instead of Vatican. Pope Francis will not carry out the traditional baptism of babies on Sunday 10 January due to concerns over covid-19, the Vatican...

Rome's Arch of Septimius Severus to be restored

Parco archeologico del Colosseo to carry out restoration work on Roman Forum landmark. The Arch of Septimius Severus - one of ancient Rome's most recognised monuments - is to undergo a programme of c...

Covid-19: Italy delays reopening of high schools until 11 January

Italy's decision to delay reopening of high schools until 11 January follows heated debate in government. Kindergartens, elementary and middle schools will reopen as planned on 7 January. New anti-cov...

Italian study reveals: microplastics found in human placenta for the first time

For the first time in history, microplastic particles have been found in the placenta of human fetuses.  The study conducted by the Fatebenefratelli Hospital in Rome and the Polytechnic University o...

Naples raises funds for delivery rider beaten and robbed of scooter by gang of six

Gang of six attack rider and steal his motorcycle in Naples. A fundraising appeal to help a delivery rider beaten by a gang of six people who stole his motorcycle has been set up in Naples where the...

Rome: Bernini fountain damaged in mystery incident

Nobody knows the exact date but it is believed the Baroque monument was damaged during the summer. Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers in Piazza Navona has been damaged but nobody appears to know w...

La Befana: an Italian Christmas tradition

La Befana, which coincides with the feast of the Epiphany on 6 January, is an annual public holiday across Italy. Italians celebrate the religious feast of the Epiphany, or the more popular folklore...

Italy: 107-year-old woman gets covid-19 vaccine

Fiorina Fiorelli congratulated by president of Lazio region. She has lived through the Spanish flu, two world wars and now - aged 107 - the covid-19 pandemic. Fiorina Fiorelli, born on 13 January...

Rome's Mister OK keeps New Year's Day tradition alive with Tiber dive

Daredevil divers plunge into Rome's river Tiber on 1 January 2021. Maurizio Palmulli, known to Romans as Mister OK, kept alive a New Year's Day tradition in Rome, despite the challenges of Italy's re...

Rome street covered in dead birds after New Year fireworks

Deaths of birds occurred during Rome fireworks for New Year. Hundreds of dead birds covered a central Rome street in the aftermath of last night's fireworks for New Year. The birds, believed to be...

Pope Francis to miss New Year ceremonies due to sciatic pain

Vatican Secretary of State to celebrate New Year's Day Mass instead of Pope Francis. Pope Francis will not preside over the Vatican's New Year's Eve and New Year's Day celebrations due to "painful sc...

Rome bans fireworks on New Year's Eve

Rome mayor bans use of firecrackers and bangers over New Year. Rome has banned the use of firecrackers, bangers, rockets and other explosive material from 31 December 2020 until midnight on 6 January...
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