ROME– The capital’s Mayor, Gianni Alemanno, has called for a sponsor to save the Trevi Fountain after a piece of its decorative cornicing came loose over the weekend.
ROME-- A "summit" was being held Monday to tackle Rome’s mushrooming refuse crisis, as residents of proposed landfill sites again made their displeasure heard.
ROME-- The owner of a restaurant next to the Trevi Fountain has accused city council officials of conning him out of a 26,000 euro bribe for favourable treatment which was not then forthcoming.
ROME-- A notorious Roman loan shark known as Lady Casamonica has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison.
ROME-- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was rumbled by his own creation when social networkers posted seeing him on his honeymoon in Rome this week.
ROME-- A man has appeared in court charged with posing as a priest to carry out a jewellery robbery worth 500,000 euros.
ROME--A gunfight erupted between security guards and armed bandits disguised as dustmen near the crowded Via Tiburtina this morning, police said.