Conservation

Energy group gives €12m to restore L’Aquila basilica

Mayor of earthquake ravaged town praises Eni for “adopting” the national monument

Published online: 04 September 2014

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Gothic church's frescoes destroyed during restoration

Only around 3% can be saved, say heritage campaigners

Published online: 26 August 2014

Cambridge scientist challenges the Italian government to show that the cruise ship solution is safe

“A simple question: show us the evidence”, says Tom Spencer

Published online: 20 August 2014

New route for Venice cruise ships would damage the lagoon

Governmental decision favours business interests

Published online: 20 August 2014

Augustus to rise again in Rome

The Roman emperor’s ruined mausoleum will be restored and reopened to the public

Published online: 19 August 2014

Jordanian shopkeeper now helps protect Petra

A Unesco project has trained locals to monitor cracks in the ancient site’s stone face

Published online: 15 August 2014

 

Under the Big Top

The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota is returning to its roots in November when it unveils a set of four newly-conserved circus banners...

Ommegang’s all here

Uniformed men on camelback, festooned floats, men wearing devil costumes and a sea of people dressed in conservative black: there is a lot...

You can’t always rent what you want

The 70,000 fans that filled the Circus Maximus for the Rolling Stones’ three-hour concert last weekend may have got Satisfaction, but it...