Entertainment

Exiled Italian king's remains repatriated after 70 years

Dec 17, 2017

The remains of Italy's King Victor Emmanuel III were repatriated from Egypt and interred in a family mausoleum Sunday, 71 years after Italians rejected the monarchy in a referendum and the country's royals went into exile

Playwright alleges misconduct by Hoffman when she was 16

Dec 15, 2017

A playwright who alleges that Dustin Hoffman exposed himself to her and had her massage his feet when she was 16 says she spent years in guilty silence, assumed the incident was her fault

German speed team's rise could boost skiing's TV ratings

Dec 15, 2017

Early starter Josef Ferstl put down a nearly flawless run in a foggy super-G to become the first German man to win a World Cup speed event in 13 years

Correction: Italy-La Scala story

Dec 8, 2017

Correction: Italy-La Scala story

Long-neglected 'Chernier' makes heroic return to La Scala

Dec 8, 2017

Umberto Giordano's long-neglected opera 'Andrea Chernier' has made a heroic return to La Scala for the season premiere, with long applause for soprano Anna Netrebko and husband tenor Yusif Eyvazov who sang opposite each other as ill-fated lovers

Conductor Zubin Mehta sidelined by shoulder operation

Nov 29, 2017

La Scala says a shoulder operation is forcing conductor Zubin Mehta to take a break of at least three months, requiring changes in the opera house's lineup

For opera's Netrebko and Eyvazov, the on-stage kiss is real

Nov 29, 2017

It won't be all acting when soprano Anna Netrebko and her husband, tenor Yusif Eyvazov, sing the final, climactic duet in "Andrea Chernier" for La Scala's season opener

Croat general performs ultimate act at war crimes trial

Nov 29, 2017

Slobodan Praljak, a former theater director turned wartime general, was known always known for theatrics

Billionaire Berlusconi is spared big-bucks alimony to his ex

Nov 16, 2017

A Milan court has ruled that billionaire media mogul Silvio Berlusconi

Lithuanian mayor invites Bono to visit shopping mall

Nov 16, 2017

A mayor in northeastern Lithuania has invited U2 frontman Bono to visit the shopping mall in Lithuania which he allegedly owns parts via low-tax Malta according to recently leaked corporate documents

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