Rome clean by Christmas says new mayor

Gualtieri promises to tidy up and relaunch a city plagued by a rubbish crisis. Rome's new mayor Roberto Gualtieri, who took office on Thursday, has pledged to "clean up the city by Christmas, perhaps...

Rome's new mayor Gualtieri takes office as Raggi era ends

Raggi hands over mayoral sash to Gualtieri. Roberto Gualtieri arrived at Rome city hall this morning to take over officially from outgoing mayor Virginia Raggi, who leaves the office after five years...

Roberto Gualtieri elected new mayor of Rome

Gualtieri succeeds Virginia Raggi as mayor of Rome. Roberto Gualtieri, the candidate for the centre-left Partito Democratico (PD), is the new mayor of Rome after winning the run-off mayoral elections...

Rome, Turin and Trieste vote for new mayors in run-off elections

Race between centre-right and centre-left in Rome, Turin and Trieste. Voters return to the polls in 65 Italian towns and cities to elect new mayors in municipal run-off elections after there were no...

Rome votes for new mayor in run-off election

Rome goes to the polls again as Gualtieri and Michetti battle to succeed Raggi as mayor. Romans will vote for a new mayor on Sunday and Monday in a run-off election after there was no outright winner...

Rome mayoral candidate Michetti accused of anti-Semitism

Controversy comes a week before run-off vote for Rome mayor. Rome centre-right mayoral candidate Enrico Michetti faces accusations of anti-Semitism one week before he goes head to head with Roberto G...

Rome ballot boxes dumped at street bins after elections

Rome residents voted for new mayor and city councillors in local elections. The unexpected sight of ballot boxes dumped beside bins along the side of the street has been documented by Italian news ag...

Mussolini's granddaughter wins most votes in Rome council elections

Benito Mussolini's granddaughter tops the polls among city councillors in Rome. Rachele Mussolini, the granddaughter of Italy's fascist dictator, has received the most votes in Rome's local elections...

Rome mayor elections: Michetti and Gualtieri look set for run-off

Rome's centre-right and centre-left candidates are neck and neck in exit polls as voting stops in the capital. The first exit polls in the race for Rome's next mayor suggest a likely run-off between...

Italy right-wing parties rocked by scandals ahead of local elections

Italian cities vote for new mayors in local elections on 3-4 October. Italy's two main right-wing political parties, the Lega and the Fratelli d'Italia (FdI), have both been embroiled in separate sca...

Rome elections: Who will be the next mayor of Rome?

As Rome prepares for local elections on 3-4 October, we take a look at the four main contenders for the city's top job. By Andy Devane The current mayor Virginia Raggi, in the final days of her fi...

Interview with Virginia Raggi

Both admired and criticized for the last five years, Rome Mayor, Virginia Raggi, faces elections in October.  She discusses the future of the city in an interview with Wanted in Rome.by Marco Venturin...

Italy right-wing politician resigns over Mussolini controversy

Lega politician leaves economy ministry post over 'Parco Mussolini' debacle. A right-wing member of the Italian government resigned after weeks of controversy over his proposal to rename a park after...

Rome mayor candidate Carlo Calenda wants to create mega Ancient Rome Museum

Calenda proposes one-stop Ancient Rome Museum on Capitoline Hill to improve tourist experience. Carlo Calenda, one of the main candidates in the race to become Rome's next mayor, has launched a radic...

Rome’s Mayor isn’t in favor, or against, anti Covid vaccines.

  'I'm not a no-vax, I'm not vaccinated because I still have antibodies and the doctor recommended I don't do it.' That's how Virginia Raggi, mayor of Rome, running for a second term, expressed he...

G20 culture ministers meet in Rome

Colosseum and Palazzo Barberini to host Rome G20 summit. The first G20 Culture Ministers’ Meeting is being held in Rome on 29 and 30 July, in a major two-day event held under the Italian G20 presiden...

Interview with Carlo Calenda

Wanted in Rome talks to one of the top candidates for Rome mayor ahead of local elections later this year.  by Marco Venturini  Carlo Calenda, the prominent politician, manager and former governme...

Italy PM hits back at Vatican over challenge to Zan anti-homophobia law

Italy's lawmakers react as Vatican makes 'unprecedented' challenge to Italy's anti-homophobia bill. Italian prime minister Mario Draghi has stressed the independence of the country's parliament after...

Italy's centre-right unveils candidate in race for Rome mayor

Enrico Michetti is the  centrodestra candidate for mayor of Rome, running alongside Simonetta Matone. The leaders of Italy's centre-right parties have agreed on lawyer and radio broadcaster Enrico Mi...

Rome ceremony to unveil plaque cut short over typo in former Italian president's name

Ciampi's name spelt wrong on city plaque. A ceremony in Rome to name part of the capital after former Italian president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi did not go according to plan this morning over a misspelli...

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