When his wife threatened to leave the pilot sent a text saying he would kill himself along with 200 passengers
From trying to impress the girls as King Lear, to false beards that are just not up to the job, there's no Shakespeare like a school Shakespeare. Actors and 'Independent' contributors look back
The Cardinal is testifying on the systemic sexual abuse of children in Australia in the 1970s within the Roman Catholic Church
An academic research project has created a 3D render of Ancient Rome, featuring monuments like the Pantheon to the Colosseum.
Pope Francis expounds on mercy - a notion at the heart of Christianity but one that somehow got lost in modern teaching of the faith
Christopher Hirst reviews a must for Tolkien addicts, and a heartfelt portrait that offers revelations on every page
The video is titled 'Meeting at Dabiq', referring to the location of a supposed final battle between 'crusaders' and 'believers'
'There's nowhere I would rather be than London'
We were told to hand over €25 or my camera would be destroyed
With aggressive photo-bombing netting some costumed fakers €12,000 a month, action is needed
A former official in Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party is among the 46 people alleged to have syphoned off hundreds of millions of euros from the city’s public funds
Raffaele Cantone's remarks have once again set the nation to debating which city is its defacto capital
More than 100 parishioners sign letter appealing for investigation into unnamed senior friar
Reports claim the Vatican was at odds with Ignazio Marino over his outspoken support of gay marriage and his failure to prepare the city adequately for the papal jubilee year
Was Rome really a disciplined, ordered, civilising presence?
It is illegal to jump into Rome’s fountains and the offence carries a fine of up to €200