1. Having to only refer to it as “soccer.” Technically I call it both and I probably always will. But then you confuse other people and have to clarify. (But when in Rome…) 2.
Via The Local: A gay couple in Italy has become the first to be allowed to adopt a child. Rome’s Juvenile Court agreed to the adoption of a child by a lesbian couple, La Repubblica reported on Friday. The five-year-old is the daughter of one of the two partners, who were married abroad. Show More Summary
A new version of Total War: Rome II is heading your way, along with a brand new single-player campaign from the Second Triumvirate War.
Sega has announced Total War: Rome 2 Emperor Edition, a new version of the strategy game that adds new content and feature changes. It collects all the free content released so far as well as a new campaign pack expansion, Imperator Augustus. Show More Summary
ROME (AP) — For Italian soccer fans, merely mentioning the word "scudetto" — league title — is considered taboo.
A new coach, a reinforced squad, and a few marquee signings should pull Lazio out of their slump and back into Italy's top six places. It's all change over in the Blue half of Rome. A new coach along with a slew of fresh faces has left Lazio fans feeling hopeful of enjoying a fruitful season. Show More Summary
Vatican scoffs at threats that Pope Francis is “in the cross hairs” of ISIS as Italy issues a terrorist threat and tightens security.
By James Mackenzie and Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Matteo Renzi returned from holiday this week with his customary vim, tweeting that he was back at work on a new plan to speed up Italy's sluggish justice system, reform its schools and spur investment. Show More Summary
ROME (AP) — The Italian league opens this weekend with a full slate of matches, a couple key coaching changes and some notable absences.
Memories of Kyle's life before Rome, West Virginia begin to come back in Image Comics/Skybound's "Outcast" #3 by Robert Kirkman & Paul Azaceta.
ROME (AP) — The European Commission has agreed to Italian demands to replace Rome's politically unpopular emergency operation for rescuing would-be refugees crossing the Mediterranean with an EU-wide project.
Despite the fall of the Roman Empire millennia ago and despite the ubiquitous, worldwide use of Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, etc.), Roman numerals still pop up regularly in modern society. We see them in the names of popes and monarchs and august events like the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and WrestleMania (who can forget […]
CHICAGO (AP) — The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.
Danny Meyer tells Vanity Fair some of his secrets, including where the name of his tenth restaurant Maialino (little pig) comes from. When he was working in Rome during college, his colleagues started calling him "'Meyerino,' over the course of...
Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo,Ary Scheffer, 1846via Wikipedia Widow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at Ostia, near Rome, in 387.She was married early in life to Patritius who, a pagan, though like so many at that period, his religion was no more than a name. Show More Summary
Colosseum, Rome “Time Sliced” is a photo series by photographer Richard Silver that depicts iconic buildings from sunset to night in composite images made up of many exposures. Each exposure is represented in a thin vertical slice, with time advancing to the right. Prints from the series are available for purchase. Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul Palace […]
Fortune shares a new track from his upcoming Small VVorld EP, produced by Baton Rouge based producer Suicideyear. Previously: Rome Fortune – Trap Lady | Rome Fortune ft. JunglePussy & Relly Jade – Payin For It (Video)
From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films. Show More Summary
Head north, young migrant! That seems to be Italy’s policy, at least, according to German and other northern European leaders, who are furious at Rome’s handling of the refugee crisis.