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Pope Francis pictured in a wheelchair as knee pain continues to limit mobility

Pope Francis has arrived at an audience in a wheelchair as his knee pain continues to limit his mobility. Francis was wheeled into Thursday’s meeting...

Johnson joins G20 leaders to throw coins into Trevi Fountain in Rome

The leaders of the world’s biggest economies have been taking in the sights in Rome, visiting the Trevi Fountain before getting back to work...

Departing German leader Merkel ready to have more time to read and travel

Angela Merkel has said she is satisfied with the timing of her departure after 16 years at the helm of Germany and is now...

Protesters in Rome rally against ‘all types of fascism’

Tens of thousands of union members and other Italians gathered in Rome to stand up against rising fascism, a week after right-wing extremists forced...

Rome takes first steps to reopening major tourist attractions

A long queue of masked visitors snaked outside the Vatican Museums as one of Italy’s biggest tourist draws reopens after a three-month coronavirus shutdown. Museum...

Piero Terracina, Auschwitz survivor from Italian Jewish community, dies

Piero Terracina, one of the last survivors of Italy’s tiny Jewish community who were deported to Nazi death camps during the Second World War,...

Rome police evict Italian and migrant squatters from former school

Italian police have evicted migrants and others from an abandoned former school on Rome’s outskirts in the latest operation to empty occupied buildings of...

Mayor of Rome launches crackdown on jumping in fountains

The mayor of Rome has ushered in a permanent get-tough approach on boorish behaviour by tourists and those Romans who exploit them. Exasperated by tourists...

Pope to lead Good Friday procession at the Colosseum in Rome

Pilgrims and tourists have flocked to the Colosseum for the Way of the Cross procession to join Pope Francis for a Good Friday night...

Russian football fans hurt in Rome escalator accident

An accident involving an escalator in the Rome metropolitan system has injured about 20 people, mostly Russian football fans. A video on Sky TG24 shows...

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