Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone dies at 91
"Il Maestro" Ennio Morricone, one of the world's best-known and most prolific film composers, has died in Rome.
Nurses and doctors gear up for intensive care unit at Rome COVID-19 Hospital
At the COVID-19 Hospital Policlinico di Tor Vergata in Rome, nurses and doctors are at war against the novel coronavirus, gearing up before entering the intensive care unit.
Daily struggle: 7.5 billion trips in the world's most congested cities
Tokyo, Nairobi, Rome, Cairo, Bogota, humans around the world make a collective 7.5 billion journeys on average every day, whether that be on foot, by bike, in cars or on public transport.
Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria
The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries.
Trevi fountain: Church and Rome battle over tourist coins
The Church and the mayor of Rome are at odds over the reallocation of funds collected from the famous Trevi Fountain. Some of the money is set to address the city's ills and no longer go entirely to chairity.
Pope Francis opens new health clinic for Rome's homeless
The Vatican has given Rome's homeless people the Christmas gift of a health clinic near St Peter's Square. The Mother of Mercy health office reflects Pope Francis' determination to help society's weakest people.
Pope Francis meets Kerry ahead of Rome talks
Pope Francis greets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the Vatican ahead of the 'Mediterranean Dialogues' conference in Rome, where the migrant crisis and the Middle East are expected to be discussed.
Pope Francis to canonise Mother Teresa
More than 100,000 people from around the world have gathered in Rome for the canonisation of Mother Teresa. Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, will formally proclaim her a saint on Sunday.