Italy’s strongman Matteo Salvini is to hold a key rally in Rome on Saturday aimed at re-launching the Italian right and making a power-grab for the capital.
Andrea Gandini, a Roman sculptor, is making a name for himself by turning the Eternal City's dead tree stumps into much-admired pieces of art.
Italians are beating the social isolation imposed by the country's coronavirus lockdown by taking to their windows and singing in unison, with videos of the phenomenon racking up thousands of views online.
The Pope left the Vatican unannounced to pray at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and then walked along one of Rome's main streets to visit St. Marcello church to pray before a crucifix that was used in a procession when the plague hit Rome in 1522.
“Our neighbour on the third floor projected on the wall a fragment of a video with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, it was impossible not to capture the moment. Stay strong!”
Four million people — an estimated 72 per cent of them men — will return to their construction sites and factories as the economically and emotionally shattered country tries to get back to work.
It was all glitz and glamour in Rome when Italian designer Giambattista Valli presented his new collection for Sweden's H&M in Rome's sumptuous 17th-century Palazzo Doria Pamphilj.
Rome's famed Colosseum reopened on Monday after a three-month coronavirus lockdown but only a few hundred people were expected at Italy's top tourism site.
Italian luxury group Valentino had models suspended from swings in flowing white gowns against a pitch-black background in a circus-inspired haute couture show, live-streamed from Rome.