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...

Italy's doctors and nurses 'performing miracles' says WHO

World Health Organization praises 'incredible strength and courage' of Italy's healthcare workers. Italy's doctors and nurses fighting the Coronavirus outbreak are "working miracles", according to th...

Coronavirus: Italy to extend lockdown, says Conte

Conte says Italy's anti-Coronavirus measures to be extended. Italy's quarantine measures and school closures are to be extended, Italian premier Giuseppe Conte said in an interview with Italy's newsp...

Coronavirus: Bolsonaro says Italy's high death count because nation 'full of old people'

Italy "country full of old people" says Brazilian president. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said Italy's high death toll from the Coronavirus is due to the nation's aging population, reports Ital...

Lockdown Rome lights up with cinema by night

Cinema da casa beams much-loved films onto Roman buildings. "Got a projector? Illuminate your city!" With Rome in total lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, numerous initiatives have taken pl...

Coronavirus: free parking on Rome streets

Rome mayor calls for greater checks on those arriving into capital's train stations. Payment will no longer be required for parking in Rome's 'strisce blu' - the city's blue-striped parking spaces wh...

Coronavirus: Rome opens new Covid hospitals

Covid-2 hospital opens at Rome's Columbus hospital on 17 March.Rome has converted the small, private Columbus hospital into 'Covid-2',  a centre for treating Coronavirus patients, the first of whom en...

Rome reduces supermarket opening times

No more 24-hour food shopping in Rome.All food shops and supermarkets in Rome and across the Lazio region now have shorter opening hours, following an agreement reached between trade unions and region...

Italy: the most beautiful country in the world

A visual celebration of Italy's beauty, with uplifting message, goes viral. Acclaimed Italian videomaker Oliver Astrologo released a new video on 17 March, the anniversary of the unification of Italy...
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