Robert Harris Caps Cicero Trilogy With Astonishing Dictator

Philip White | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Philip White

For those unfamiliar with the first two volumes, Imperium and Conspirata, Harris's three-parter tells the story of the great Roman advocate and orator Cicero, whose speaking skills were so convincing that he became only the second man who was neither a military commander or nobleman to win the consulship.

British Tourists Arrested For Cavorting Naked In Rome Fountain

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK

Six British tourists have been arrested for public indecency after they cavorted naked in a public fountain in Rome. The four men and two women st...

Welling Up Outside the Room of Tears - The Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

Whilst Michelangelo's frescos on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel are divinely exceptional, it was also the manner in which I basked under their glory which magnified the spiritual response within me.

Five Reasons to Visit Rome in 2015

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Rome will always be an enigmatic and culturally treasured European city, but there are a number of reasons why 2015 is the year you should visit for the first time, and if you've already been, why it's time to go back...

Tens Of Thousands Brave The Rain To Hear Pope's Easter Peace Message

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK

Tens of thousands of people, wearing raincoats and carrying umbrellas, braved the rain to hear Pope Francis deliver his Easter message that called for...

Female Tourists Invent New Way To Get Arrested At Rome's Colosseum

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK

Two American tourists have been arrested after they were caught carving their initials into a wall of Rome’s Colosseum – and then posing for a sel...

Researchers Dispel Myth About Ancient Rome With 3D Model

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have used architectural modeling software to create a 3D map of ancient Rome during the...

Five Reasons to Visit Rome in Spring

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Summer in Rome is baking hot and very crowded, and autumn and winter can be chilly and wet. Come March, however, the city is bathed in sunshine and trees start to bud with new life. Spring is a great time to visit Rome, and we've listed five reasons below.

Islamic State Plots To Throw People Off The 'Leaning Tower Of Pizza'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK

An Islamic State (IS) supporter has been roundly mocked online after tweeting that he was coming to Italy and planned to throw homosexuals off the "le...

How to Make the Most of 48 Hours in Rome

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

You have just two days to see all there is to see in Rome. Is this humanly possible? Well, maybe not the whole of the Eternal City, but you can still see a lot of the best attractions on offer. The trick is to carefully plan ahead so you waste no time.

When the Pope Met the Grand Ayatollah, History Was Made

Sayed Mahdi al-Modarresi | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK
Sayed Mahdi al-Modarresi

Last week, with little fanfare and under heavy security, an historic meeting took place in Rome which marked a turning point in interfaith relations. Inside the 16th century Casina Pio IV villa, home to the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences, seven clerics representing over five billion people overcame lingering traditions of suspicion to commit to the eradication of modern day slavery by the year 2020.

Six Luxury Italian Hotels

Olivia Greenway | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

The Italians may have a chequered political history, a national debt second only to Greece and high levels of unemployment but if they do one thing really well, it is luxury hotels. Italian luxury hotels are acknowledged worldwide as among the best for style, service and food: they are the standard bearers that others try to follow.

This Italian Police Motorbike Display Is Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Comedy

We can't be certain when this video was filmed (the YouTube description says 1953, but it appears to feature Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Leone, wh...

Life In The Arts Lane - Week 91 - LAPADA, Battersea and Rome

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

The Palazzo Venezia is home to the Rome Biennale. The palazzo is only partially obscured by the fair and its magnificence creeps out at the corners and when you look up the ceilings. The history of any building in Rome is a tapestry of information but this building is both an erstwhile papal residence and was also used by Mussolini, whose presence can be felt everywhere.

Europe's Emerging Quality Hostels: Part Two - Italy

Peter Yeung | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Yeung

In part two of this series looking at Europe's new paradigm of hostelling, we take a look at the brilliant and feisty young newcomers to be found in the cities of Italy.

How to 'Do' Italy in Only Eight Days

Anna Pitts | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Pitts

Travelling is extremely popular with students and graduates but we don't always have the time (or money!) to go gallivanting around the world for months. I have just got back from 8 glorious days in bella Italia- no, not the restaurant- beautiful Italy!

The Most Romantic Summer Travel Destinations

Adam Bown | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Looking to take your other half on a romantic summer break to rekindle the flames? Or do you just want some well-deserved time out with your partner? Whether they love the arts or the tourist classics, here are the top spots with perfect backdrops for a bit of romance - day or night.

Change of Plans

Haris Suleman | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK
Haris Suleman

Our trip is now well underway and we are a third of the way into this adventure. Things had been going well, maybe too well...

The Head Of ISIS Has Just Given A Terrifying Warning To Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

Terror group ISIS will march on Rome in its quest to establish an Islamic state from the Middle East across Europe, its self-proclaimed 'caliph' has a...

Ten Reasons Why You Should Be in Rome Right Now

Adam Bown | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

With so many great reasons to visit Rome, it's a task in itself to narrow down the must-see attractions. With more than 900 churches alone - that's more than two church visits every day for a year - it's unlikely that you will fit everything into one visit. So, don't try and rush around the city to see every ruin or piazza - save it for your next holiday to Rome!

10 Ancient Ruins That Can't be Missed

Adam Bown | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Imagine bustling streets, silks and spices, man-eating lions and mad emperors. Ruins aren't dead - they're your keys to the intriguing past of your holiday spot, so don't pass them up. Here are 10 sites you can't fly home without seeing.

Doh! Ryanair Jet Rolls Off Runway & Crashes Into Shed Causing £160,000 Of Damage (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

A Ryanair jet has rolled 40 meters off an airport tarmac and crashed into a fire shed in Rome. The tail of the Boeing 737 was crushed by the impac...

UK 'Warmer Than Athens And Rome' On Hottest Day Of The Year (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK

People flocked to parks and beaches on Saturday as the hottest temperature in Britain of the year so far was recorded, hotter than Athens or Rome. ...

Shakespeare's Cities: The Best of Shakespeare's Story Settings

Adam Bown | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Start at Rialto Bridge to re-live heated conversations from The Merchant of Venice and experience the views this tourist trap offers over the city's canals. Take a trip to the area known as the 'Jewish Ghetto' and see one of the city's stunning synagogues, like the Levantine Synagogue, where Al Pacino prayed in the role of Shylock in the 2004 film.

Lancaster Ready To Unleash Tuilagi For Italy Game (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Sport

Manu Tuilagi is ready to unleash six months of frustration upon Italy if he is called on to reinforce England's final assault on the Six Nations title...