Rome

Rome is about to give the Colosseum a thorough makeover, returning part of the structure to the way it used to look back in ancient times. When the structure was originally built for gladiator battles,...

Emperor Nero’s successors exaggerated the severity of the Great Fire of Rome in 64AD to tarnish his legacy, historian claims Nero is famed for killing his mother, a life of excess and the Great...

Anti-lockdown demonstrations intensify around Europe as protesters in Rome hurl Molotov cocktails, bottles and rocks at police amid rising tensions in Barcelona and Dresden Early Saturday evening in Rome,...

Private security at Rome's Colosseum caught a tourist carving his name onto a pillar on the ancient structure, CNN reported. The tourist, identified as a 32-year-old man visiting from Ireland, used...

Rome Airport is first in the world to be awarded five stars for its coronavirus safety measures by respected rating agency Skytrax, with Heathrow, Malaga and Nice awarded three The Covid-19 ratings involve...

ROME (Reuters) – Rome mayor Virginia Raggi, from the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, has announced plans to run for a second term, hoping to steal a march on rivals in a long campaign for next...

ROME may be forced to go back into lockdown after a spike in coronavirus cases. The Italian region of Lazio, which includes the capital city, has warned citizens it may enforce previous restrictions if...

AN earthquake rocked Rome this morning leaving locals screaming in terror as Italy tries to emerge from its virus lockdown. The epicentre of the 3.3 magnitude shaker was in Fonte Nuova, a town 10 miles...

My niece was studying recently for an Italian exam and wanting to assist her linguistic endeavours I sent some tips on modern Italian usage. Being based in Rome since August I’ve had the chance to observe...

Tourists have slammed a restaurant in Rome after a photo showing it had billed two people more than £70 for two burgers and three coffees went viral. The receipt which was posted to the travel review...

ROME (Reuters) – Rome’s Ciampino airport, used by budget airline Ryanair, partially reopened on Tuesday following a fire alert in the terminal, the company managing the site said. The airport...

Roman-era tombs filled with human remains and adorned with colorful funeral paintings discovered in Egypt Archaeologists discovered two ancient tombs at the Beir Al-Shaghala in Egypt The tombs were made...

ROME (Reuters) – A large fire broke out on Tuesday in a municipal rubbish dump on the northern outskirts of Rome, sending a pall of acrid black smoke into the sky above the Italian capital. City...

A viral video on Tuesday showed a frightening escalator accident in Rome that sent dozens of riders hurtling at top speed into a crush of people below. A bizarre accident involving an out-of-control escalator...

Remarkable photographs taken in the Italian capital show streets caked in ice, with cars marooned in the street. During the freak weather yesterday, some motorists were forced to abandoned their cars...

Around 70 per cent of the country's of 15,000 motorway bridges and tunnels were built more than 40 years ago and hundreds are not designed for today's heavy traffic. Lack of investment, poor...