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Rome's task force against art vandals

24 April, 2020
Touring Rome is more than enough for us to realise the historical and cultural patrimony of the city, but what we don’t always realise is how much Rome’s monuments and artworks are the subject of vandalism. Now, in the height…

Snow in Milan doesn't stop motorcyclists

17 April, 2020
I enjoyed the snow in Italy on the weekend, but I went skiing, not travelling to Milan on a motorcycle in the snow. This video was taken just after 7am today on the outskirts of Milan and shows a motorcyclist…

Pope John Paul II beatification in Rome: ticketing scam

3 April, 2020
Pilgrims to the Vatican and Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II on May 1st are being asked by Italian police to be careful of any ticketing schemes. They are emphasising that the beatification event is free, after…

The Amanda Knox Story: the film

23 March, 2020
A film on the Amanda Knox case in Italy is being made, directed by Robert Dornhelm and starring Hayden Panettiere as Amanda and Paolo Romio who will play her boyfriend and suspected accomplice, Raffaele Sollecito. The case of the murder…

George Clooney to appear in Italian court in Milan

22 March, 2020
Expect there to be a free-for-all of George Clooney fans in Milan on July 16 as the American actor and adopted Italian celebrity appears in court. The Palazzo di Giustizia in Milan will host one of its more famous court…