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ROME | Rome opera hires Gatti, who lost job over #metoo allegations

ROME — Rome’s opera house is defending hiring conductor Daniele Gatti, who was fired by an Amsterdam-based orchestra last summer over sexual misconduct allegations. Teatro dell’Opera di Roma spokesman Renato Bossa said on Friday that the theater signed Gatti this week to a three-year contract as musical director because in a country with “rule of … Continue reading ROME | Rome opera hires Gatti, who lost job over #metoo allegations

LONDON | London’s black cabs soon to be seen on the streets of Paris

LONDON — London’s black cabs will be seen on the streets of Paris next year as the company that makes them begins selling its wares in the City of Light. London Electric Vehicle Co., which makes plug-in electric taxis that look like traditional black cabs, has put about 600 vehicles on the streets of London … Continue reading LONDON | London’s black cabs soon to be seen on the streets of Paris

AMSTERDAM | Rembrandt’s Night Watch to get restoration in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is going to restore its most famous painting, Rembrandt van Rijn’s Night Watch, starting next year in a project that will be open to the public and viewable online. Rijksmusem General Director Taco Dibbits said Tuesday that from July the huge Golden Age masterpiece will be encased in a … Continue reading AMSTERDAM | Rembrandt’s Night Watch to get restoration in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, N.Y | Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. — The day after a mourning community said last goodbyes to eight of 20 victims of a limousine crash — four sisters and four other relatives — the Senate’s top Democrat called on federal regulators to formulate new safety standards for the vehicles. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday pointed to glaring gaps in … Continue reading AMSTERDAM, N.Y | Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

AMSTERDAM, N.Y | Mourners pack funeral for 8 of 20 killed in NY limo crash

AMSTERDAM, N.Y — Hundreds of mourners packed an upstate New York church Saturday for the funeral of four sisters and four other family members who died in a limousine crash last weekend that killed a total of 20 people. The Rev. O. Robert DeMartinis assured mourners at the St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church in Amsterdam, … Continue reading AMSTERDAM, N.Y | Mourners pack funeral for 8 of 20 killed in NY limo crash

AMSTERDAM, N.Y | Combined funeral to be held for 8 killed in NY limo crash

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. — Urns with the remains of four sisters and four other family members rested at the altar of an upstate New York church for their funeral after last weekend’s limousine crash that killed a total of 20 people. Mourners lined up for hours on a chilly, cloudy Saturday outside a Roman Catholic church … Continue reading AMSTERDAM, N.Y | Combined funeral to be held for 8 killed in NY limo crash

LATHAM, N.Y. | The Latest: Over 1,000 honor limo crash victims at vigil

LATHAM, N.Y.  — The Latest on a limousine crash in upstate New York that killed 20 people (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Over 1,000 people have jammed a riverside park to honor the victims of a limo crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York. Some relatives of the dead shed tears as local … Continue reading LATHAM, N.Y. | The Latest: Over 1,000 honor limo crash victims at vigil

LONDON | Man arrested for chasing after plane at Dublin Airport

LONDON — A man who missed his flight at Dublin Airport was arrested Thursday for running after the plane on the tarmac in a bid to flag it down. Witnesses said a man in his 20s broke through an airport door and ran toward the Ryanair plane, which was about to take off for Amsterdam, … Continue reading LONDON | Man arrested for chasing after plane at Dublin Airport