Every year, tourists throw coins worth a million euros into the Trevi fountain, usually making a wish for themselves. The money goes to charity.
Oxfam has claimed French police have cut the shoe soles of migrant minors, altered their age on documents and forced them back to Italy. The report comes as Italy and France exchange harsh words over migrants.
Italy has remained firm in its decision to shut its ports to a ship carrying more than 600 migrants. But Rome insisted it is still willing to help asylum-seekers — under certain conditions.
Every year, some ten million tourists come to Rome. One authentically Italian way of taking in the city's sights is on a Vespa scooter. We give it a whirl, visiting sites like the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain.
Some 1.4 million euros (1.5 million dollars) collected from Rome's Trevi Fountain last year have been donated to Catholic charity Caritas.
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