The Dutch master is pictured in this 1888 group shot, according to an art expert
The expansion is being guided by Italian shopping mall entrepreneur Antonio Percassi
Decision to scrap the right of gay people to adopt the child of their partner led one activist to say: 'The Catholics have won and the rights of children have been sacrificed on the altar of their bigotry'
Academic praised for being a leading proponent of 'good politics', as opposed to the venal and murky law-making that has stained Italian life for many decades
As soon as this summer, the number of tickets available for visitors wishing to walk the four-hour trail will be limited to a daily maximum
It was the first meeting between the heads of the two churches since the East-West Schism of 1054
Egyptian authorities deny being involved in the torture of Mr Regeni
Maciel, who died in the US in 2008, is said to have exploited his power and position to prey on boys and young men for many decades, and is even thought to have abused two of his own children from relations with two women
The singer, who has two sons by surrogate mothers with his husband, David Furnish, is expected to perform at Italy’s big Sanremo Music Festival next month
Francis will play host to President Hassan Rouhani during the Iranian leader’s first trip to the West following the lifting of sanctions
Experts have placed 63 towns and villages in the provinces of Naples and Salerno in a new 'yellow zone'
The only instance when organisers staged the world-famous medieval horse race was in 1938
Rome says it will no longer be intimidated by 'soundbites' from Berlin
Pope Francis is a big fan of circuses, saying previously that ‘they nourish the soul’
Creative director, Nicola Formichetti, is doing what he did when he created talked-about styles for pop star Lady Gaga: sexing things up
The centenarian flouted a firework ban while greeting locals and shady overseas visitors from the US to mark the occasion