“I am happy to be making trips again,” he said in brief comments to reporters aboard the plane, alluding to the coronavirus pandemic which has prevented him from travelling. The Iraq trip is his first outside Italy since November 2019.
At the centre of the mausoleum, originally clad in white marble and travertine, was a burial chamber reserved for Augustus and his wife Livia.
When we were in Rome, we visited the Coliseum, still standing after almost 2,000 years, a traditional highlight of Rome. We also indulged in another long-standing Italian tradition, that of wine with most meals and appreciated the wisdom of the Italians.
The Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team, proudly supported by Neom, celebrated a great result after a challenging race weekend with a first-place finish for Stoffel Vandoorne at race two of the Rome E-Prix.
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.
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.