Liberation day moves.

A celebration that had been planned to take place in Rome's Piazza Venezia on 4 June to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the city from Nazi occupation has been moved to Sunday 6 June. T...

Studying in the Eternal City

Rome, with its legendary history and its breathtaking collection of art extending across the city in museums, churches and galleries, has always been a major tourism centre. This has brought a mix of...

The beautiful angel of the Roman Forum

The angelo bello (beautiful angel) that fascinated archaeologists and art historians during the first excavations, carried out at the church of S. Maria Antiqua in 1900, peeps out from behind the scaf...

Museums for bargain hunters

Although most of the museums in Rome are free for those under 18 or over 65 and reduced for those from 18-25, they are not so for the majority who are outside those categories. The unfortunate truth i...

The changing politics of social centres

A dark stone fortress looms in the shadows beyond an unmarked dirt parking lot. After crossing a bridge and walking through a dark tunnel one is greeted by a number of stray dogs and hippies with pier...

Glocal forum in Rome.

The third annual Glocalization Conference, organised by the Glocal Forum, takes place 16-17 May at Circo Massimo in Rome. The campaign, entitled We are the future, brings together mayors, celebrities...

Security at the Colosseum.

The Amphitheatre Flavio of Vespasian, known to all as the Colosseum, is the most popular tourist attraction in Rome, a distinction that makes city officials worry that it might be a potential terroris...

Work prospects for Italians.

A survey of the work experience and expectations of 1,400 Italians aged 18-30 has revealed that although 64 per cent of those interviewed had encountered great difficulty in finding employment, 77 per...

Water pollution worries

As the summer approaches and the beaches fill up with weekenders and tourists, the seasons first report on the state of Italys seas has been released. The report, prepared for the environment ministry...

Home-grown accidents.

The number of accidents in Italian homes has increased by 60 per cent in the last ten years, with 4 million accidents causing 8,000 deaths a year. In a survey conducted by Censis (the Centro studi inv...

Artisans festival in Florence.

The craftspeople of Italy, famous around the world, are decreasing in numbers. High rents and taxes have pushed their work places from city centres to the suburbs, and a lack of interest among the you...

Illegal street-sellers under siege.

An operation was launched on 3 May targeting illegal street-traders across Rome. The city and state police,Carabiniere, and Guardia di Finanza joined forces in questioning traders. Uniformed and...

Trastevere traffic restrictions.

New traffic restrictions in Trastevere will come into effect on Friday 7 May. From then the area will be closed to all but local traffic on Friday and Saturday nights from 21.00 - 03.00. Trastevere,...

Komen Roma race for the cure.

The annual Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation Rome 5-km mini marathon and a 2-km walk will be held Sun 16 May starting at the Terme di Caracalla Stadium at 10.00. The event will raise funds and p...

Steam train to the hippodrome.

A steam train will be running to Rome's horse racing track, the Ippodromo di Capannelle, on three days in May. Timed to coincide with three important races, on Sat 1 May, Sun 16 May and Sun 30 May, a...

Telecom tennis tournament.

This years Telecom Italian Masters tennis tournament takes place at the Foro Italico in Rome from Sat 1- Sun 16 May. Now in its 61st year, the tournament is Italys most important tennis competition an...

River boat success.

Since the boat service on the river Tiber in Rome started operating in April 2003, 250,000 passengers have used it. Of these, 170,000 have used the fleet of five boats running a scheduled service from...

Possible venue for Shoah museum.

Rome's mayor, Walter Veltroni, has announced that the city's Shoah museum will be located close to Villa Torlonia on Via Nomentana in the north-east of Rome, once the official residence of Benito Muss...

Last-minute theatre tickets.

Like the famous ticket booths in Leicester Square in London and in Times Square in New York, Rome now has its very own sales point for discount theatre tickets. Although the location in a railway work...

Perugino. The Master of Landscape

Pietro Vannucci, nicknamed Il Perugino, and on whom Michelangelo perpetrated one of the worst crimes in art history, was born in a small town near Lake Trasimeno in a flourishing corner of Umbria near...
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