Italian swimmer Ilaria Murzilli from Rome, Italy has verbally committed to Nebraska. She is expected to join the Cornhuskers in the fall of 2021. I am very happy to be able to announce my commitment to swimming and studying at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I chose this university because I am sure it can give me great opportunities for sports...

Archaeologists have mapped a complete Roman city for the first time using ground-penetrating radar, revealing highly detailed images that they say could revolutionise our understanding of how such sites worked.  As well as a bath house, theatre, shops and several temples, the team from the universities of Cambridge and Ghent have discovered a large...

The Vatican Museums will be free for Italy's public and private doctors, nurses and medical staff for a week as a mark of gratitude for their work during the covid-19 crisis, reports Vatican News. Healthcare workers will also have free entry for the next two weekends to the Pontifical Villas and gardens at Castel Gandolfo, the pope's summer residen...

Un cluster familiare di cinque persone positivo al Coronavirus arrivato a Fiumicino con un volo proveniente dagl Usa. "Un intero nucleo familiare residente a Roma, rientrato in Italia dagli Usa, è risultato positivo al Covid19 e si è posto in auto isolamento contattando prontamente i competenti servizi sanitari della Asl territoriale", le parole de...

Rome in Latium, central Italy, is the capital of the Roman Empire. The great city is said to have been founded by Romulus, who was raised with his brother Remus by a she-wolf. He was a descendant of the prince Aeneas, who escaped his home city of Troy after it was sacked by the Greeks. However, the city’s origins are likely to have been slightly le...

L’emergenza Covid stravolge un sistema culturale e economico che vale più di 700 milioni: è quello alimentato dalle Università americane che hanno sede e programmi di studio in Italia, più di 160 istituti basati soprattutto a Roma (una sessantina) e Firenze (una cinquantina) che accolgono ogni anno circa 35mila studenti stranieri e danno lavoro a 1...

George Floyd nei panni della Statua della Libertà con un cartello in cui chiede giustizia e la Carta dei Diritti stretta in una mano. E' la nuova opera di Harry Greb, lo street artist noto alle cronache per aver realizzato, nei giorni scorsi, un murale di fronte all'ospedale Spallanzani dedicato a chi non ha potuto abbracciare i propri cari. In que...

The spectacular tradition of rose petals fluttering down through the oculus of the Pantheon is scheduled on Sunday 31 May from 10.00 following Mass for the Feast of Pentecost. However, due to the covid-19 crisis, this year the annual tradition will take place behind closed doors for the first time, broadcast live from the Pantheon's official websit...

ANCIENT ROME’S BRUTAL GLADIATORIAL games have lived on in legends and stories long after the games themselves ended. The Colosseum is an impressive architectural feat that continues to draw in vast numbers of tourists every year. But another, lesser-known historic attraction stands nearby: the ruins of the Ludus Magnus, the Great Gladiatorial Train...

Rome has cancelled the military parade that traditionally marks the Festa della Repubblica, a national public holiday on Tuesday 2 June, due to the covid-19 emergency. The major parade, comprising thousands of members of Italy’s army, navy and police forces, is normally held along Via dei Fori Imperiali. Another popular event on the day has also be...