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Hollywood star returns to Sanremo after 18 years. American actor John Travolta is to appear as a guest of the upcoming Sanremo Music Festival, Italy's most famous song contest, organisers said on Thursday. Sanremo ar...
As Rome leaves behind the darkest days of winter and steps into February, here are some tips for the best events and things to do in the Eternal City this month. Carnevale fun While no match for Carnevale in Venice,...
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Tracing the origins and history of Rome's carnival. The first certain traces of Rome's carnival celebrations - which begin this year on Sunday 28 January - date back to the 12th century. The ludus carnevalarii saw th...
Museo del Ricordo to remember Foibe victims. The Italian cabinet of premier Giorgia Meloni on Wednesday approved a bill to establish a new museum in Rome to commemorate the victims of the Foibe massacres. The creatio...
Spare sold more than 300,000 copies in Italy last year. The biggest selling book in Italian bookshops last year was Spare - Il Minore, Prince Harry's explosive memoir, with more than 300,000 copies sold in Italy. The...
Sinner turns down invite from Sanremo host Amadeus. Italian tennis champion Jannik Sinner, fresh from his Australian Open triumph, has said that he will not be accepting an invitation to appear at Italy's Sanremo Music...
Italian hospitals to give medical treatment to more than 100 Palestinian children. The first group of sick or wounded children from war-torn Gaza arrived in Rome on Monday night as part of a major humanitarian effort to...
First major event of Italy’s G7 presidency held in Rome. Italian premier Giorgia Meloni on Monday called for a new partnership with Africa during a summit of African leaders in Rome, in the first major event of Italy's...
Italian folklore celebrates the Giorni della Merla amid hopes for a beautiful spring. One of Italy's best known folktales in winter revolves around a bird and the last three days in January, a tradition known as i giorn...
Sinner becomes first Italian to win Grand Slam title in 48 years. Italian tennis star Jannik Skinner on Sunday was crowned this year's Australian Open men's champion after beating Daniil Medvedev to clinch his first Gra...
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Italy remembers the horrors of the Holocaust 79 years after the liberation of Auschwitz. Italy marks Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday with a series of commemorative events on the 79th anniversary of the liberation...
Authorities order pro-Palestinian rallies in Rome and Milan to be rescheduled. Police chiefs have banned pro-Palestinian rallies from taking place in Rome and Milan on Saturday 27 January, Holocaust Remembrance Day, fol...
Sinner to meet Medvedev or Zverev in final. Italian tennis star Jannik Sinner has reached the Australian Open final after defeating 10-time champion Novak Djokovic in a thrilling semi-final in Melbourne on Friday. Si...
Walter Villadei is pilot of Axiom Mission 3. Italy's prime minister Giorgia Meloni on Thursday spoke to Rome astronaut Walter Villadei via live video link between the Colosseum and the International Space Station. Vi...
Residents who adopt abandoned dogs from shelter to get €200 cut on rubbish collection tax. A town in eastern Sicily has introduced an annual discount of €200 on TARI, or waste disposal tax, for those who adopt an abando...
Special tours allow visitors to see The Legend of the True Cross frescoes from scaffold. Visitors to the Tuscan city of Arezzo are to be offered up-close visits to one of the jewels of Italian art, a famed fresco cycle...
Contoversy over pro-Palestinian marches scheduled in Rome and Milan. Jewish leaders in Rome and Milan have called on the Italian government to ban pro-Palestinian rallies planned on Saturday 27 January, Holocaust Rememb...
Hidden chamber to stay open to public until July. Michelangelo's "Secret Room", a tiny chamber with sketch-filled walls at the Bargello Museum in Florence, is to remain open to the public until July. The cramped spac...
Strike to affect local public transport services in Italy. Commuters in Rome and other cities across Italy face disruption to local public transport services on Wednesday 24 January due to a nationwide 24-hour strike....
Stores at landmark Rome mall reduced from 27 to 15 following renovation. Rome's newly-renovated Galleria Alberto Sordi shopping mall in the capital's historic centre was inaugurated on Tuesday evening ahead of its immin...
Matteo Garrone film in the running for an Oscar. The migration-themed Italian movie Io Capitano directed by Matteo Garrone is up for an Oscar for Best International Film, organisers announced on Tuesday. Based on the...
Strikes to hit public transport, taxis and air travel. Italy faces a series of national and local strikes affecting public transport services, taxis and airports in Italian cities on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 January....
Terni mayor Bandecchi slammed for vulgar outburst in council chamber. The outspoken mayor of the central Italian town of Terni landed himself in a fresh controversy on Monday over his remarks during a council debate on...
Italy's all-time top goalscorer dies aged 79. Italian president Sergio Mattarella has led tributes to Gigi Riva, Italy's record goalscorer in international matches, who died aged 79 on Monday. “Many Italians, myself...
Anzio pays tribute to British war veteran Harry Shindler with exhibition. Italy marked the 80th anniversary of the Allied landings at Anzio and Nettuno during world war two with commemorations on Monday in the neighbour...
Exploring the Rome sites most associated with the great film director Federico Fellini who was born in Rimini in 1920 and died in the Italian capital in 1993. Trevi FountainThe landmark most readily associated with Fell...
Pesaro succeeds Bergamo and Brescia as Italian culture capital. Italy's president Sergio Mattarella on Saturday will attend a ceremony to launch Pesaro, a city on the Adriatic coast, as Capitale Italiana della Cultura 2...
Venice stages two weeks of carnival fun in 2024. Venice will host 18 days of Carnevale this year, with events taking place along the city's canals and across its bridges and squares from 27 January until 13 February....
Transport ministry open to talks with Bologna city council. Italy's transport ministry on Friday citicised Bologna's contentious new 30 km/h speed limit as appearing to be "unreasonable because the problems for citizens...
A quick guide on how to get to Rome's Olympic Stadium. The Stadio Olimpico, Rome's largest sports facility, is part of the Foro Italico sporting complex in the north of the Italian capital. The 72,000-seater stadium...
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