Mayor’s office up for grabs in Rome, other Italian runoffsOctober 17, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Italian voters were casting ballots Sunday in runoff elections for mayor in Rome, Turin, Trieste and several smaller cities after the first round earlier this month saw populist candidates, including the Italian capital's mayor, largely eliminated.
Italy’s center-left claim mayoral wins; populists slumpOctober 4, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Italy’s center-left forces, spearheaded by the Democrats, were sweeping to victory Monday in Milan and other big city mayoral races while clinching a runoff berth in Rome, where the populist 5-Star Movement's Mayor Virginia Raggi faced a stinging defeat, according to partial vote counts and projections.
Sick of weeds and trash piles, Rome to elect new mayorOctober 1, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Curbside weeds in Rome grow so tall, they cover car door handles, giving new meaning to the term urban jungle. With sidewalks impassable because of piles of uncollected trash, people resort to pushing baby strollers down the middle of pothole-pocked streets.
Basta! Romans say enough to invasion of wild boars in citySeptember 25, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Rome has been invaded by Gauls, Visigoths and vandals over the centuries, but the Eternal City is now grappling with a rampaging force of an entirely different sort: rubbish-seeking wild boars.
Rare stone discovered outlining ancient Rome’s city limitsJuly 16, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have discovered a rare stone delineating the city limits of ancient Rome that dates from the age of Emperor Claudius in 49 A.D. and was found during excavations for a new sewage system.
The Latest: Italy scores 3, beats Switzerland at Euro 2020June 16, 2021 GMT
The Latest on soccer’s European Championship:
Manuel Locatelli scored two goals and Italy beat Switzerland 3-0 to advance to the last 16 of the European Championship with a game to spare.
Italy: Gunman kills man and 2 boys, found dead near RomeJune 13, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — A gunman shot and killed an elderly man and two young boys in Italy before barricading himself in a home outside Rome. He was found dead as police moved in, authorities said.
Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi expressed shock at the shooting in the town of Ardea and offered condolences to the relatives of the victims.
Attack on kissing men fuels push for Italy hate crime lawMarch 21, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — A recent attack in a Rome train station on two men who were kissing fueled calls by Italian political leaders Sunday for quick passage of a hate crimes law to protect members of the LGBTQ community, women and people with disabilities.