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Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome's Jewish Ghetto dies
# Lello Di Segni
# Lello Di Segni

Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome's Jewish Ghetto dies

Oct 27th 2018, 10:09 AM 9,091 Views 4 Comments

Lello Di Segni was 16 years old when he and his family were seized in the round-up by the Third Reich’s troops.

Around 20 football fans injured after apparent escalator malfunction
# Rome
# Rome

Around 20 football fans injured after apparent escalator malfunction

Oct 23rd 2018, 9:12 PM 26,375 Views 12 Comments

CSKA Moscow are playing Roma in a Champions League match.

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat
# Chicago
# Chicago

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

Jun 11th 2018, 4:02 PM 26,577 Views 4 Comments

United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.

Populist leader sworn in as Italian prime minister
# Rome
# Rome

Populist leader sworn in as Italian prime minister

Jun 1st 2018, 3:20 PM 12,476 Views 50 Comments

The country has been in the throes of political uncertainty for almost three months.

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign
# Audience With The Pope
# Audience With The Pope

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign

May 18th 2018, 12:46 PM 101,010 Views 52 Comments

The thirty-four bishops tendered their resignations today.

Liverpool urge fans in Rome 'under no circumstances' to walk to stadium tonight
# Travel Advice
From The42
# Travel Advice

Liverpool urge fans in Rome 'under no circumstances' to walk to stadium tonight

May 2nd 2018, 12:56 PM 31,976 Views 0 Comments

Last week’s first leg tie was marred by an attack on Meath man Sean Cox.

PHOTOS: Many parts of Europe are under snow
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

PHOTOS: Many parts of Europe are under snow

Feb 26th 2018, 3:03 PM 60,621 Views 43 Comments

A snow-ice warning has been issued for seven counties in Ireland.

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs
# The Gift Of Giving
# The Gift Of Giving

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs

Jan 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,939 Views 12 Comments

The €48,000 tree was labelled an international embarrassment after it was declared dead on its arrival.

Dead on arrival, Rome's 'mangy' Christmas tree set to be immortalised
# Much Loved
# Much Loved

Dead on arrival, Rome's 'mangy' Christmas tree set to be immortalised

Jan 6th 2018, 5:26 PM 27,535 Views 9 Comments

Many said the tree – which cost around €48,000 – was a metaphor for the state of the Italian capital.

'Baldy toilet brush': Locals aren't happy with Rome's wilted Christmas tree
# Spruce Up Needed
# Spruce Up Needed

'Baldy toilet brush': Locals aren't happy with Rome's wilted Christmas tree

Dec 20th 2017, 10:32 PM 30,972 Views 20 Comments

The tree cost the city almost €50,000.

'We lacked everything,' fumes Conte after Chelsea routed in Rome
# Desire
From The42
# Desire

'We lacked everything,' fumes Conte after Chelsea routed in Rome

Nov 1st 2017, 8:29 AM 5,252 Views 12 Comments

“We must find the hunger we showed all of last season.”

Nineteen new seminarians begin studies for Irish Dioceses
# Academic Programme
# Academic Programme

Nineteen new seminarians begin studies for Irish Dioceses

Sep 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 20,760 Views 57 Comments

Last year Diarmuid Martin said he would send trainee priests from his own diocese to Rome rather than Maynooth, citing “an atmosphere of strange goings-on”.

Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today
# Vatican Visit
# Vatican Visit

Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today

May 22nd 2017, 4:40 PM 22,207 Views 46 Comments

President Higgins was expected to discuss ‘issues of global importance’ with the Pope in the Vatican today.

President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday
# D-Tour To Vatican
# D-Tour To Vatican

President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday

May 19th 2017, 3:16 PM 6,411 Views 34 Comments

President Higgins will also visit the Biennale, the world’s oldest international art exhibition.

It robs people of the basics of life': Irish families bring Huntington's campaign to Vatican
# Rare Diseases
# Rare Diseases

It robs people of the basics of life': Irish families bring Huntington's campaign to Vatican

May 16th 2017, 6:10 AM 10,201 Views 14 Comments

Irish people living with Huntington’s Disease will have an audience with Pope Francis tomorrow.

Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome
# Italy
# Italy

Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome

May 12th 2017, 10:05 AM 11,696 Views 18 Comments

No injuries were reported.

'We turn towards you with eyes lowered in shame': Pope blasts migrant suffering in Easter prayer
# Shame
# Shame

'We turn towards you with eyes lowered in shame': Pope blasts migrant suffering in Easter prayer

Apr 15th 2017, 9:24 AM 10,557 Views 40 Comments

The pontiff also hit out at the scandals which have rocked the Catholic Church.

Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year

Apr 6th 2017, 12:40 PM 22,347 Views 8 Comments

The Irish budget airline plans to hook up with both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air.

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history
# Luciano Baietti
# Luciano Baietti

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

Feb 18th 2017, 12:30 PM 27,297 Views 22 Comments

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

Irish rugby fan arrested in Italy after 'trying to grab soldier's machine gun'
# Rome
# Rome

Irish rugby fan arrested in Italy after 'trying to grab soldier's machine gun'

Feb 14th 2017, 8:32 AM 47,682 Views 102 Comments

The incident happened on Friday evening.

No excuses for Ireland as they aim to get Six Nations title bid back on track
# Rise In Rome
From The42
# Rise In Rome

No excuses for Ireland as they aim to get Six Nations title bid back on track

Feb 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,508 Views 9 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men are strong favourites at Stadio Olimpico this afternoon.

Wales late show stuns valiant Italy in Rome
# When In Rome
From The42
# When In Rome

Wales late show stuns valiant Italy in Rome

Feb 5th 2017, 4:45 PM 10,413 Views 8 Comments

Conor O’Shea’s side had Wales on the run for an hour.

'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out

Jan 29th 2017, 3:23 PM 43,893 Views 129 Comments

Fr Tony Flannery and Fr Sean McDonagh have sharply criticised how the Vatican treats clergy and, in particular, women.

Struck again: Italy hit by three earthquakes in one hour
# Shaken
# Shaken

Struck again: Italy hit by three earthquakes in one hour

Jan 18th 2017, 2:42 PM 16,893 Views 4 Comments

It further isolated some towns which were buried under snow for days.

Meal deal: Vatican McDonald's row ends with hamburgers for homeless
# Unholy Row
# Unholy Row

Meal deal: Vatican McDonald's row ends with hamburgers for homeless

Jan 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 28,279 Views 60 Comments

Meals made up of a double cheeseburger, an apple and a bottle of water will be handed out every Monday.

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean
# Italy's Coastguard
# Italy's Coastguard

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:00 PM 5,189 Views 34 Comments

A look into the world of the Italian coastguard during testing times.

14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years
# Italy
# Italy

14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years

Oct 30th 2016, 11:20 AM 36,324 Views 20 Comments

There were several people injured, but there have been no reports of fatalities.

'Perverse decision' - Cardinals not happy about plans for McDonald's to open in the Vatican

'Perverse decision' - Cardinals not happy about plans for McDonald's to open in the Vatican

Oct 15th 2016, 12:45 PM 20,952 Views 86 Comments

The new McVatican comes with a side order of outrage.

Rome's Olympic bid abandoned after newly-elected mayor refuses to support project
# 2024 Olympics
From The42
# 2024 Olympics

Rome's Olympic bid abandoned after newly-elected mayor refuses to support project

Oct 11th 2016, 12:58 PM 2,907 Views 2 Comments

Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris are battling to stage the Games.

Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute
# Rome
# Rome

Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute

Sep 25th 2016, 12:26 PM 24,591 Views 52 Comments

The man has been ordered to buy the teenage girl 30 books “on the theme of women’s dignity”.

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism
# Rumour Has It
# Rumour Has It

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:51 AM 9,627 Views 62 Comments

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

Irish women's football legend Anne O'Brien dies aged 60
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Irish women's football legend Anne O'Brien dies aged 60

Aug 29th 2016, 5:08 PM 7,517 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s greatest-ever female footballers

Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river
# Beau Solomon
# Beau Solomon

Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river

Jul 4th 2016, 10:03 PM 32,506 Views 6 Comments

Beau Solomon was last seen by his friends in a pub on Friday.

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo
# Giulio Regeni
# Giulio Regeni

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

Feb 4th 2016, 11:47 AM 12,615 Views 11 Comments

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome

Jan 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,628 Views 57 Comments

Italy is the only major Western European country not to have enacted civil union legislation allowing same-sex couples to have their relationships acknowledged by law.

Rome could be the next Olympic bid derailed due to public opposition
# Costly Exercise
From The42
# Costly Exercise

Rome could be the next Olympic bid derailed due to public opposition

Jan 7th 2016, 5:14 PM 4,545 Views 9 Comments

Radicali Italiani today called for a referendum before the Eternal City continues its bid for the 2024 Games.

How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money
# Shady Business
# Shady Business

How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money

Nov 21st 2015, 9:45 PM 32,071 Views 20 Comments

In one instance it is alleged that the Mafia even used a convent as a front.

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
# Holliers
# Holliers

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts

Nov 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 20,059 Views 57 Comments

How many have you been to?

Is 'Vatileaks' back? Machivellian cardinals are plotting against Pope Francis
# Cloak And Dagger
# Cloak And Dagger

Is 'Vatileaks' back? Machivellian cardinals are plotting against Pope Francis

Oct 13th 2015, 1:56 PM 10,559 Views 33 Comments

A letter signed 13 by conservative cardinals accused the church of engineering procedures in favour of liberals.

And the five cities that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics are...
# Hats In The Ring
From The42
# Hats In The Ring

And the five cities that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics are...

Sep 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 33,060 Views 35 Comments

Four European cities and one from the United States are in the running.