A monkey named Spiderman has died at a New York zoo after an unusually long life.
Vast underwater Roman ruins have been discovered off northeast Tunisia, apparently confirming a theory that the city of Neapolis was partly submerged by a tsunami in the 4th century AD.
We all know the phrase "all roads lead to Rome". Today, it is used proverbially and has come to mean something like "there is more than one way to reach the same goal". But did all roads ever really lead to the eternal city?
Analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown that the defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal led to a flood of wealth across the Roman Empire from the silver mines of Spain. This finding, which offers a tangible record ...
Rome and its water company are working hard to avoid rationing during a nationwide drought, Italy's environment minister said Thursday.
Monitors say two earthquakes have hit central Italy in short succession, with tremors felt in the capital, Rome.
It is easy to imagine ancient Rome as a society where the emperors, senators and other nobles sat on top of an undifferentiated, static mass of ordinary Romans (who in turn sat above the mass of slaves). But Roman society ...
Weekend rain washed away the dangerous pollution that has afflicted Rome in recent weeks but left city authorities with a new headache: roads and pavements made treacherous by bird droppings.
Rome and Milan have ordered no-car days next week to combat pollution, which has hit unhealthy levels for weeks mainly because no rain has fallen to wash away the smog.