Pope Francis paid a visit to a maternity ward in Rome and a hospice for the terminally ill, as part of the Holy Year of Mercy.Read the full story ›
Sara Di Pietrantonio, 22, died in Rome on Sunday.Read the full story ›
The nuns, from New Zealand and Ireland, said they prayed for help for three days.Read the full story ›
Roma have launched their new home kit for next season which takes inspiration from the Italian capital's rich history.
According to the Serie A club's website, the strip gives a nod to "the armour worn by Roman soldiers," with a crew neck collar paying homage to ancient soldiers' iron chest attire.
For the first time in Roma's history, the numbers printed on the back will also contain a graphic print tribute to Rome's architectural hotspots and ancient streets.
One of the ancient elevators used for transporting lions into the arena at Rome's Colosseum ahead of gladiatorial fights, has been restored.Read the full story ›
A group of Feyenoord fans clashed with police at the Spanish Steps in Rome before last night's Europa League match.
Twenty-two Feyenoord supporters were arrested and eight charged after trouble flared before the Dutch side's European clash against Roma.
The football match ended one goal apiece.
Events company Secret Cinema is planning to screen a film in protest at what they have called the 'censorship' of The Interview.Read the full story ›
Rome will enter a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced on Monday.
The application phase for potential candidates is set to formally open in September 2015, with a deadline of January 8 2016 and the announcement of the chosen venue set for the summer of 2017.
Following concerns over finance, Italy, which hosted the 1960 Olympics in Rome, had scrapped plans to bid for the 2020 Games, which will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
Renzi told a news conference at the Italian National Olympic Committee headquarters in the capital: ''The Italian government, together with CONI, is ready to do its part for a project that isn't based on great infrastructures or big dreams, but rather great people."
Tourists at the world famous landmark were treated to an unexpected sighting of Prince Harry as the royal took in some of Italy's sights.Read the full story ›
A cleric, a member of Italy's secret services and a financial broker arrested in an Italian investigation into the Vatican bank.Read the full story ›