Rome: Fire at Vivi Bistrot in Villa Pamphilj park

Popular venue in Rome park damaged by blaze during the night. Vivi Bistrot, a popular venue in Rome's Villa Pamphilj park, was damaged by fire in the early hours of 28 May, according to reports in lo...

Rome honours Federico Fellini on centenary

Italy celebrates 100 years of Fellini.Rome has honoured Federico Fellini with the decision to name a section of the city's Lungotevere after the great Italian film director whose centenary is being ce...

Rome’s Bioparco zoo reopens after lockdown

Bioparco di Roma reopens to visitors after lockdown. Rome's Bioparco, the capital's zoo, reopens to the public on Friday 29 May, following a closure of more than two months due to the covid-19 crisis...

Nasoni: Rome's free drinking fountains

Rome's nasoni fountains provide free fresh drinking water.Rome is blessed with more than 2,500 drinking fountains, known as nasoni, which provide residents and visitors with free fresh water all year...

Rome reopens the Colosseum: new tickets and opening times

Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill reopen after coronavirus lockdown. The Colosseum Archaeological Park, which in addition to the Colosseum includes the Roman Forum, Palatine Hill and Domus Aur...

Rome: €500 fine for dumping masks in street

Rome to hand out massive fines for dumped masks and gloves. Rome is to issue fines of up to €500 for those caught dumping used protective masks or plastic gloves on the streets of the capital during...

Rome picks up the pieces after lockdown

Rome struggles on after the trauma of lockdown and a lost spring By Andy Devane Lockdown in Rome was a dark time with little light. The eeriness of the situation was summed up perfectly in Quarantin...

Getting to know Naples: Seven must-see tourist destinations

“See Naples and die,” the saying goes--meaning, once you’ve seen Naples, you’ve seen it all. However, many tourists who visit Naples leave without really getting to know the city. Often used as a la...

Pompeii reopens after lockdown with reduced ticket price

Pompeii to open in two phases and with new time slots for visitors. Italy's archaeological site Pompeii reopens to the public, in two stages, after being closed for more than two and a half months du...

Rome's Botanic Garden: a semi-forgotten wonder

The Orto Botanico in Rome's Trastevere district offers a beautiful escape from the bustle of the city’s streets.For images of paradise, visitors flock to the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. Yet th...

Italy's Frecce Tricolori jets go on nationwide tour

Italy cancels Festa della Repubblica parade in Rome. Italy's Frecce Tricolori fighter jets are conducting a nationwide tour ahead of the 74th anniversary of the nation's proclamation as a republic on...

Italy seeks to recruit 60,000 volunteers to police post-lockdown crowds

Volunteers proposal sparks division in Italy's coalition government. Italy’s coalition partners are divided over a proposal to recruit 60,000 volunteers to enforce social distancing measures among cr...

Gelato boom in Rome after lockdown

Romans consume two million ice creams over first post-lockdown weekend. Rome's artisan gelato shops registered a boom over the first weekend after lockdown as customers flocked to gelaterie across th...

Italy's prices go up as shops add covid tax to bill

Reports of price hikes at bars, restaurants and hairdressers in Italy. Italy's consumers are being charged €2 to €4 more than before the coronavirus emergency as bars, restaurants and hairdressers ad...

Public returns to St Peter's Square for pope's blessing

Pope blesses faithful in St Peter's Square for first time in nearly three months. The public returned to St Peter's Square in the Vatican to receive a blessing from Pope Francis at midday on Sunday 2...

Brazil second, but it’s not soccer

In Italy, like in many other countries, we are left without our sacred soccer matches on Sunday, we have no Formula One to watch on T.V., no Giro d’Italia and no Tour de France, no tennis at a profess...

Vatican Museums reopen after lockdown on 1 June

Visits to the Vatican Museums will be by reservation only. The Vatican Museums will reopen to the public on 1 June after a closure of almost three-months due to the covid-19 emergency, however the mu...

Why tourists skip Naples: debunking common misconceptions

Though it is one of the biggest cities in the country, Naples is often thought of as the “messy brother” or “crazy uncle” of Italian cities, the one that doesn’t quite fit in, and certainly doesn’t tr...

Weapons against viruses

Is defence spending in China more important than a virus?                             The Chinese government has announced that defence spending in 2020 will rise 6.6% from the 2019 figures. The new...

Rome to help bars and restaurants get back to business

City gives Rome businesses more outdoor space to help them get through 2020. Rome's restaurants, bars and bookshops will be granted the use of up to 35 per cent extra public space outside their premi...
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