Edek Osser

Appointments & departures

Galleria Borghese director Anna Coliva reinstated after suspension over gym visits

Decision to take case to court prompted a public outcry and an online petition


Pompeii will have 'regular maintenance at last'

Massimo Osanna, the man leading the ancient city's restoration, has turned the site around—but there is still work to do


Eleventh-hour deadline extension saves Pompeii’s huge rescue project

Despite earlier threats to withdraw vital European funding, officials are expected to extend deadline to finance work in 2016 and 2017


Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?

Even sites associated with the Prophet's family make way for skyscrapers and mega-hotels


Pompeii in a fix despite cash boost

Funds for Great Pompeii Project could be withdrawn as lack of staff and red tape stifle efforts to save site