Two Ducks spotted in Piazza di Spagna Fountain

Two ducks have been spotted in the waters of the Barcaccia fountain in Piazza di Spagna.  In this period of Coronavirus emergency, during which Italians are forced to stay in their homes, cities appe...

Italy issues further travel restrictions

No longer allowed to move from area of residence. People living in Italy are no longer allowed to leave the municipality in which they are resident, either by private or public transport, unless for...

Almost 8,000 doctors volunteer for Italy's Coronavirus task force

Coronavirus: Italian government overwhelmed by response to its appeal for doctors. The Italian government has been left astounded by the response to its "extraordinary appeal" to create a task force...

Lockdown Rome: 20-year-old leaves house to spray graffiti

Rome police caught man spraying graffiti on walls during Coronavirus lockdown. A 20-year-old Roman man was charged with violating Italy's quarantine measures after being stopped by police while spray...

All non- essential activities to shut down in Italy

Italy's Prime minister, in a late night speech, has announced that all non- essential activities will be ceased. In one of the most challenging times for the country since World War II, said prime mi...

English language book delivery in Rome

The Otherwise Bookshop, a local English language bookshop in Rome, sent out a newsletter promoting their home book delivery service. It might come in handy during these quarantine days. Here is the or...

Coronavirus, Italy: 793 deaths in one day

Number of Coronavirus victims in Italy rises to 4,825. The number of fatalities from Coronavirus in Italy has risen to 4,825, with an additional 793 deaths since yesterday, the highest one-day death...

Food deliveries in Rome

Rome has become the perfect market for food delivery. Almost everything is available on several food websites or apps, from meal delivery to grocery delivery to beer and wine delivery.  And please re...

The US State Department recalls US citizens abroad

Americans can no longer travel overseas or cross international borders. All Americans currently abroad must come home. On 11 March, United States President Donald Trump announced a travel ban on all p...

Two per taxi: Italy's new transport rules

Italy issues transport guidelines as country battles Coronavirus emergency. Italy's transport ministry has issued new guidelines to limit the spread of Coronavirus and the risk to those working in th...

Best Blogs about Rome

When traveling to another country for a short period of time, the best way to get the most out of your visit is to plan in advance. Here are a few blogs that will assist in the planning phase of your...

Coronavirus: Italy tightens restrictions as death toll tops 4,000

Italy registers a record 627 deaths in one day from Coronavirus.Italy has announced a further tightening of restrictions due to the Coronavirus emergency, in a bid to get people off the streets and re...

Rome police to check all cars in bid to get people off streets

Police to carry out stricter controls on people walking around Rome. Rome police are to begin checking 'all cars' driving around the capital in a bid to reduce the number of people still in circulati...

Rome: 59 nuns test positive for Coronavirus

Rome isolates two convents after 59 nuns test positive for Covid-19. Two convents, one in Rome and one outside the capital, were isolated on 20 March after a total of 59 nuns tested positive for Coro...

Life under lockdown in Monterotondo

Over a week of under lockdown in Monterotondo and the children are taking it in their stride. They have decided to keep to their usual daily routine, with the mornings set aside for schoolwork and t...

Love During the Lockdown

The Coronavirus has changed everything. There is no more work or school, and now, it feels like there is no more freedom.  Lives have been reduced to just staying at home. Even though the lockdown...

Lazio seals off Fondi after Coronavirus outbreak

40 people test positive for Covid-19 in town south of Rome. The town of Fondi, near the popular beach resort of Sperlonga south of Rome, has been sealed off following an outbreak of Coronavirus. I...

Coronavirus: Rome taxis make free home deliveries to the elderly

Rome mayor: "Incredible gesture of solidarity" Rome's elderly residents will soon be able to avail of a new service which will see Roman taxi drivers make home deliveries of food and medicine, free o...

Italy's radio stations unite to play national anthem

Italians invited to tune in and play it loud on Friday morning. All Italian radio stations will broadcast Italy's national anthem along with three iconic songs at 11.00 on Friday 20 March in an unpre...

Rome hospital discharges Chinese couple: Italy's first Coronavirus cases

"Positive news that must make all Italian health workers proud" The Chinese husband and wife who were the first people in Italy to test positive for Coronavirus have been discharged from Rome's Spall...
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