Entertainment

Gucci donates scrap fabric to migrant dressmaking shop

Jun 6, 2018

Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found new work in a handbag and dressmaking shop that recently received some fabulous raw materials: 4,000 meters of fabric leftovers from Gucci

Ex-soccer boss sentenced in Croatia after corruption trial

Jun 6, 2018

Former Dinamo Zagreb director Zdravko Mamic was sentenced Wednesday to 6 1/2 years in prison for embezzlement and tax evasion

Italy's 5-Stars step back from minister's anti-gay remarks

Jun 3, 2018

The 5-Star Movement, one of the two populist parties in Italy's new government, is distancing itself from anti-gay comments made by a minister from its right-wing coalition partner

The Latest: Italy's president OKs populist pick for premier

Jun 1, 2018

Italy's president has tapped politically inexperienced law professor Giuseppe Conte to be the premier who will head Italy's first populist government

La Scala's 2018-19 season features Verdi, Woody Allen

May 30, 2018

The storied La Scala opera house will open the 2018-19 season with a new production of Verdi's "Attila," continuing the tradition of Italian opera, while introducing some novelty, including Woody Allen directing Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi.''

The Latest: Klopp unhappy with Ramos 'wrestling' Salah

May 26, 2018

Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp was unhappy with the tackle by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos that injured his star forward Mohamed Salah

Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus stirs painful past

May 25, 2018

A researcher looks into the case of her Turkish Cypriot great aunt, who was married off in the 1930s to a Palestinian merchant for a dowry pocketed by her impoverished father

Plaster falls from La Scala arches, no one injured

May 24, 2018

Plaster has fallen from the outside arches of the La Scala opera house's entrance, but no one was injured

Bartoli returns to La Scala for 3-year Baroque project

May 24, 2018

Mezzosoprano Cecilia Bartoli is returning to Milan's famed La Scala opera house for a three-year Baroque music collaboration

Ex-Yugo autocratic leader's iconic yacht given new life

May 21, 2018

Ex-Yugo autocratic leader's iconic yacht given new life as floating museum

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