Virus accelerates in Italy; US urges citizens to avoid north

MILAN (AP) — Coronavirus infections in Italy rose 50% Sunday and the U.S. government issued its strongest travel warning...
20:13 1 March 2022

Italy reports virus cases top 1,100, deaths reach 29

MILAN (AP) — Italian authorities say the country now has more than 1,000 coronavirus cases and 29 people infected with t...
17:29 28 February 2022

Serie A’s biggest match could be played in empty stadium

MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte probably won’t have to sit through a torrent of boos when he returns to Tur...
14:13 27 February 2022

6 European nations report virus cases with Italy link

BERLIN (AP) — Six European countries announced cases of COVID-19 disease Tuesday in people who had recently traveled fro...
22:39 25 February 2022

Italy tries to contain virus as isolated towns hunker down

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) — Police manned checkpoints around quarantined towns in Italy’s north on Monday and residents stocke...
17:21 24 February 2022

Armani to hold runway show in empty theater due to new virus

MILAN (AP) — In a last-minute change, Giorgio Armani is holding his Milan Fashion Week runway show behind closed doors S...
2:01 23 February 2022

Italy reports 1st virus death, cases more than quadruple

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) — Italy reported its first death from the new virus from China early Saturday and the number of peop...
0:19 22 February 2022

Irony prevails at Benetton, transparent femininity at Prada

MILAN (AP) — The frills are on at Milan Fashion Week, where “pretty” is womenswear watchword of the next cold weather se...
18:21 20 February 2022

Gucci bares backstage, No. 21 celebrates a decade

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week opened Wednesday with outreach to China, largely cut off from the rest of the world by a...
21:45 19 February 2022

Disgraced religious order tried to get abuse victim to lie

MILAN — The cardinal’s response was not what Yolanda Martínez had expected — or could abide.
13:17 17 February 2022

Experts ponder human error in Italian high-speed train crash

OSPEDALETTO LODIGIANO, Italy — A high-speed passenger train derailed in northern Italy before dawn Thursday, killing two railway workers and injuring ...
17:04 6 February 2022

A failed Italian job: Driver evades flaming highway robbery

MILAN — In a bid to rob an armored vehicle, a gang of thieves set up barriers of burning vehicles and spilled nails on a highway near Milan but were f...
10:32 29 January 2022

Gucci’s Michele marks 5 years of challenging masculine codes

MILAN — If any one designer can take credit for revolutionizing menswear, it is Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, who made his runway debut as creative dire...
21:11 14 January 2022

Milan designers hybridize menswear for next fall/winter

MILAN — Milan designers continued their exploration of the shifting roles and representations of men in changing times.
18:53 13 January 2022

Milan designers consider menswear for the next decade

MILAN — Milan fashion designers were taking a step back as they consider the import of presenting their first collections of the 2020s.
15:38 12 January 2022

Italian fashion world adopts manifesto promoting diversity

MILAN — The Italian National Fashion Chamber is promoting a diversity agenda among Milan’s major fashion houses, a year after several top Italian bran...
12:48 12 January 2022

DSquared2 fetes Milan Fashion’s 25 years with Sister Sledge

MILAN — Milan Fashion Week opened Friday on a festive note, with Sister Sledge dressed in shimmering jumpsuits belting out their hit “We Are Family” t...
23:40 10 January 2022

Messy start: Croatia to elect new leader amid EU presidency

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia's bitterly contested presidential race is headed for a runoff this weekend to decide whether a conservative or a liberal wil...
9:07 3 January 2022

Ibrahimovic rejoining AC Milan with former club struggling

MILAN, Italy — Veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is returning to help his struggling former club AC Milan.
19:01 27 December 2022

German opera singer, conductor Schreier dies at 84

FRANKFURT, Germany — German opera singer and conductor Peter Schreier, who won fame at the Salzburg festival and Milan's La Scala, has died in Dresden...
16:53 26 December 2022

Exit poll, early tally indicate runoff for Croatia president

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia's tight presidential election appeared set to be decided in a runoff as initial returns and an exit poll suggested that none...
19:42 22 December 2021

Standing ovation in Milan for Domingo’s 50th anniversary

MILAN — Opera star Placido Domingo received a standing ovation for his 50th anniversary gala concert at La Scala on Sunday and returned the appreciati...
1:38 16 December 2021

Gala evening at La Scala celebrates culture over extremism

MILAN — The gala season premiere of Puccini’s “Tosca” starring Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and conducted by Riccardo Chailly received 15 minutes of ...
22:41 7 December 2021

Author Milan Kundera has Czech citizenship restored

PRAGUE — Milan Kundera, the Czech-born author of “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” has been given back the citizenship of his homeland that he lost ...
9:59 3 December 2021

Report: Placido Domingo denies alleged casting power abuse

MILAN — Opera legend Placido Domingo has been quoted by a leading Italian daily as saying he did not abuse his power in casting, part of allegations a...
19:26 2 December 2021

Milan hospital displays X-rays of women attacked by men

MILAN — A Milan hospital is exhibiting X-rays of women attacked by men to highlight what one doctor calls the “daily horror” of violence against women...
16:49 22 November 2021

Ex-CIA agent convicted in kidnap skips Italian justice

MILAN — The only American to serve a sentence in the CIA-organized kidnap of a Muslim cleric in Italy has skipped the country, her lawyer confirmed Tu...
19:02 29 October 2021