Every year, tourists throw coins worth a million euros into the Trevi fountain, usually making a wish for themselves. The money goes to charity.
The Berlin government has agreed to process asylum applications from 50 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU vessels. Italy is testing a renewed promise by EU leaders to share the migrant burden across Europe.
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 said it will donate more ships and equipment to help the Libyan coast guard intercept Europe-bound migrants on the Mediterranean Sea. The news came amid reports of another shipwreck.
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.
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