News about Rome
A collection of images describing major events and interesting developments in the Eternal City.
Collapse of a section of wall at the Villa dei Sette Bassi, a luxurious suburban villa occupied in the 3rd-6th centuries AD and located several miles outside Rome on the Via Tuscolana, near the Cinecittà film studios. The collapse is probably due to the recent intense rains, which have saturated the building materials and weakened the ground beneath. 19 February 2014
San Valentino, 25mila innamorati al Vaticano per incontrare il Papa - Roma…
More than 12,000 young couples from more than 30 countries fill St. Peter's Square for a special papal audience in honor of St. Valentine's Day. 14 February 2014
Buche, le strade groviera di Roma ecco le foto inviate dai lettori / 1 - Roma…
Rome faces an epidemic of potholes and sinkholes after heavy and long-lasting rain over the past two weeks. 6 February 2014.
Maltempo, crollo mura aureliane a San Saba riparata la perdita d'acqua in via…
A tower of the Aurelianic Walls, Rome's defensive circuit dating to AD 270, collapses in the San Saba/Piramide neighborhood due to constant rain that has soaked the soil. 3 February 2014
Circo Massimo, il monolite abusivo rimosso dopo due mesi di indifferenza - Roma…
The "Two-sided Monolith," an homage to Mondrian by Roman artist Francesco Visalli, was illegally set up alongside the Circus Maximus and Palatine Hill in November 2013 and stood there until it was noticed and then removed in late January 2014.
The Tiber rises high due to constant and long-lasting rain over Italy, 3 February 2014.
St. Peter's Square is filled for the installation of Pope Francis. 19 March 2013
Al Vittoriano le celebrazioni per l'anniversario dell'Unità d'Italia - Roma…
The "Frecce Tricolore" Italian national flight demonstration team make a low pass over the Monument to King Victor Emmanuel II and Piazza Venezia to mark the 152nd anniversary of the Unification of Italy. 17 March 2013
Maratona, i podisti arrivano ai Fori Striscione per il Papa, c'è anche Alemanno…
The Rome marathon starts in Via dei Fori Imperiali, in the shadow of the Colosseum. 17 March 2013
Pope Francis addresses the expectant crowd in St. Peter's Square after his election. 13 March 2013
The assembled crowd in St. Peter's Square fends off the spring rain while awaiting the presentation of the new pope. 13 March 2013
The assembled crowd in St. Peter's Square anxiously awaits the presentation of the new pope. 13 March 2013
Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman visits the Vatican during the papal conclave, declaring his support for an African pope. 13 March 2013
The crowd in St. Peter's Square watches anxiously for the smoke that will indicate the outcome of the morning vote in the papal conclave. 13 March 2013
Roman firemen erect on the roof of the Sistine Chapel the special chimney that will reveal the outcome of each secret ballot during the papal conclave. 9 March 2013