‘Truly foolish’: Row erupts over planned anti-tourist barrier at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

‘Truly foolish’: Row erupts over planned anti-tourist barrier at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

A plan to build a barrier around Rome's Trevi Fountain has attracted heavy criticism from arts and heritage experts since being approved by the city council last week.

Rome residents tape bins shut in protest over rubbish crisis

Rome residents tape bins shut in protest over rubbish crisis

‘They’re not swimming pools’: Tourists told to keep out of Rome’s fountains

‘They’re not swimming pools’: Tourists told to keep out of Rome’s fountains

Rome’s rubbish will be cleaned up ‘within 15 days’: minister

Rome’s rubbish will be cleaned up ‘within 15 days’: minister

Rome begins €12 million makeover of the city’s parks and gardens

Rome begins €12 million makeover of the city’s parks and gardens

Rome brings in ban on single-use plastics to thwart ‘ecomafia’

Rome brings in ban on single-use plastics to thwart ‘ecomafia’

Rome mayor to rename streets that honour fascist supporters

Rome mayor to rename streets that honour fascist supporters

Rome cracks down on pub crawls, centurions and ‘slovenly eating’

Rome cracks down on pub crawls, centurions and ‘slovenly eating’

Rome’s Five Star mayor cleared of cronyism

Rome’s Five Star mayor cleared of cronyism

Rome residents paint potholes to alert cyclists and shame authorities after woman’s death

Rome residents paint potholes to alert cyclists and shame authorities after woman’s death

Ecco Ewe-o-mow: Rome’s mayor suggests using sheep and cows to trim the grass

Ecco Ewe-o-mow: Rome’s mayor suggests using sheep and cows to trim the grass

Rome mayor told to remove explicit anti-abortion poster

Rome mayor told to remove explicit anti-abortion poster

Rome launches €17 million plan to fill the city’s potholes

Rome launches €17 million plan to fill the city’s potholes

Rome mayor challenges compulsory vaccine law

Rome mayor challenges compulsory vaccine law

Rome to rename streets that honour supporters of fascism

Rome to rename streets that honour supporters of fascism

Rome mayor seeks immediate trial in cronyism case

Rome mayor seeks immediate trial in cronyism case

Cash-strapped Rome eyes up Trevi Fountain coins

Cash-strapped Rome eyes up Trevi Fountain coins

Rome prosecutors clear Raggi of abuse of office but want her put on trial for cronyism

Rome prosecutors clear Raggi of abuse of office but want her put on trial for cronyism

Rome mayor calls for stronger laws to tackle rape after ‘black month’ for sexual assaults

Rome mayor calls for stronger laws to tackle rape after ‘black month’ for sexual assaults

Eternal City’s woes turn up heat on Rome mayor

Eternal City’s woes turn up heat on Rome mayor

Rome begins crackdown on bad behaviour at Trevi fountain

Rome begins crackdown on bad behaviour at Trevi fountain

Ringleader of ‘Mafia Capitale’ gang handed 20 year jail sentence

Ringleader of ‘Mafia Capitale’ gang handed 20 year jail sentence

Italy wildfires: Homes evacuated in Rome and Naples as police arrest four suspected arsonists

Italy wildfires: Homes evacuated in Rome and Naples as police arrest four suspected arsonists

Rome mayor bans alcohol from streets and piazzas on summer evenings

Rome mayor bans alcohol from streets and piazzas on summer evenings

Rome turns off its public drinking fountains to cope with drought

Rome turns off its public drinking fountains to cope with drought

Analysis: Rome mayor’s anti-migrant stance signals a shift to the right for the Five Star Movement

Analysis: Rome mayor’s anti-migrant stance signals a shift to the right for the Five Star Movement

After a year in the job, Rome’s populist mayor is struggling

After a year in the job, Rome’s populist mayor is struggling

Rome mayor calls for a stop to migrant arrivals to the capital

Rome mayor calls for a stop to migrant arrivals to the capital

Rome bans snacking tourists from its ancient fountains

Rome bans snacking tourists from its ancient fountains

Fire under control after smoke clouds visible from Vatican cause panic

Fire under control after smoke clouds visible from Vatican cause panic

Rome mayor promises to close Roma camps in the capital

Rome mayor promises to close Roma camps in the capital

Rome’s rubbish crisis has become a political battle – but locals just want their city cleaned up

Rome’s rubbish crisis has become a political battle – but locals just want their city cleaned up

Tomb of Rome’s first emperor to be restored in €10 million project

Tomb of Rome’s first emperor to be restored in €10 million project

Rome mayor unveils 12-point plan to tackle the capital’s rubbish crisis

Rome mayor unveils 12-point plan to tackle the capital’s rubbish crisis

Has the quality of life in Rome got worse?

Has the quality of life in Rome got worse?

Traffic chaos and violence as Italian taxi protest rumbles on

Traffic chaos and violence as Italian taxi protest rumbles on

Rome’s Five Star Movement mayor called in for questioning as part of corruption probe

Rome’s Five Star Movement mayor called in for questioning as part of corruption probe

Rome’s Five Star Movement mayor stripped of power to make ‘important choices’

Rome’s Five Star Movement mayor stripped of power to make ‘important choices’

Rome’s ugly Christmas tree gets makeover after hundreds complained

Rome’s ugly Christmas tree gets makeover after hundreds complained

Shock as another historic landmark is vandalized in Rome

Shock as another historic landmark is vandalized in Rome

Italy officially abandons Rome Olympic bid

Italy officially abandons Rome Olympic bid

Italy scraps bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

Italy scraps bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

Rome ‘to drop Olympic bid’ unless mayor backs it

Rome ‘to drop Olympic bid’ unless mayor backs it