Cleaning Rome's fountains

Rome's mayor polishes city's tarnished image. The fountain in Piazza S. Maria in Trastevere will be the first of 50 in the city's historic centre to be cleaned over the next few months. The othe...

Strike at Rome's Fiumicino airport

Staff react over asbestos concerns following fire. Workers at Rome's Fiumicino airport are staging a strike on Tuesday 12 May, from 11.00-12.50, over concerns for their health in the aftermath of t...

Fiumicino airport fire causes health problems

Blaze may have been triggered by mobile air conditioning unit. Days after a fire gutted Terminal 3 in Rome's Fiumicino airport, staff working in the area are being treated for nausea, irritated eye...

Commuter chaos at Rome's Fiumicino airport

50 per cent of flights cancelled day after fire. Only about 50 per cent of flights are operating to and from Rome's Fiumicino airport on Friday 8 May, the day after a major fire gutted a section of...

Nine new Ryanair routes from Rome

Rome will have 46 Ryanair routes by end of year Low-cost airline Ryanair has announced nine new flights from Rome, all of which will be available later on this year. The Irish carrier will launc...

Rome tour guides face unusual questions

Many expats in Rome have their favourite “overheard question” asked of the city’s tour guides. Wanted in Rome asked some of the capital's English-speaking guides to describe the most unusual questions...

Selfie sticks banned in Rome's Colosseum

Extendable photo sticks banned over damage. The use of so-called "selfie sticks" has been banned in the Colosseum over concerns that the photographic device could cause damage to the ancient monume...

US tourists caught carving initials on Colosseum

Two Californian women arrested for defacing Rome monument Two American tourists were apprehended by police after carving their initials on an interior wall of the Colosseum on the morning of 7 Marc...

Rome's Colosseum goes green for St Patrick's Day

Ireland's Global Greening campaign includes Colosseum For the first time, Ireland's annual Global Greening campaign for St Patrick's Day will include Rome's Colosseum which will be illuminated in g...

American tourist dies in Rome from carbon monoxide

Death took place at B&B in central Rome A 76-year-old American tourist died after reportedly suffering carbon monoxide poisoning at a B&B on Passeggiata di Ripetta in central Rome on the e...

Tourist fined

Fifth foreign tourist caught vandalising the Colosseum this year A Russian tourist has been fined €20,000 for engraving a large letter "K" on a wall inside the Colosseum on 21 November. Th...

Newly-lit Sistine Chapel unveiled in Rome

High-tech system sheds new light on masterpiece The Vatican has unveiled a new hi-tech lighting system for the Sistine Chapel, illuminating Michelangelo's masterpiece like never before. The 7,0...

Rome’s Domus Aurea reopens to visitors

€31 million still needed to restore Nero's monument The partially-restored Domus Aurea or golden palace built by Emperor Nero in central Rome has reopened to guided visits, six years after it...

More Tourists ripped off in Rome

 "Large" cappuccino €8 outside Vatican Museums Two Spanish tourists have complained of being ripped off after being charged €22 for two "large" cappuccinos and a small bottle of wate...

Rome doubles hotel tax

Tour operators unhappy with controversial increases Hotel tax in Rome has doubled from 1 September following measures approved by city authorities at the end of July. The price hike means that...

Rome's invitation to US couple attacked on Spanish Steps

US couple accept invitation for return visit An American couple attacked at the Spanish Steps in early August has accepted an invitation to return to Rome by the city's tourism councillor Marta Leo...

Rome top Italian city for foreign visitors

Rome, Venice and Milan most popular with foreigners Rome was the most popular Italian city for foreign tourists during the first six months of this year, according to data compiled by leading onli...

St Peter’s in Tripadvisor top ten world landmarks

Basilica is only landmark in Italy in travel guide's top ten St Peter’s Basilica in Rome has made the world's top ten list of landmarks in Tripadvisor’s second Travelers' Choice Attractio...

Lose your passport, lose your holiday

Passport awareness campaign by British embassy and Rome Rome has joined forces with the British embassy to Italy by launching an awareness campaign highlighting the importance of keeping your passp...

Rome second favourite for US tourists

Italy remains top foreign country for US visitors Rome is the second most popular international destination for US tourists this summer, after London, according to the American Society of Travel A...
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