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Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker for designs blending East, West

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with bringing together the East and West in his innovative designs, has been awarded this year’s Pritzker Architecture Prize, known internationally as the highest honor in the field. The 2019 prize was announced Tuesday by the jury of the Hyatt Foundation. Founded in 1979, the prize honors … Continue reading Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker for designs blending East, West

Tens of thousands march in anti-racism rally in Milan

MILAN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in Italy’s financial capital against policies by the populist government that they say promote racism. The Milan city official in charge of migrant policy, Pierfrancesco Majorino, put the number of marchers under the banner “People First” at 200,000. He wrote on Twitter: “Salvini, count us,” … Continue reading Tens of thousands march in anti-racism rally in Milan

MILAN | Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

MILAN (AP) — Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala made a rare fashion week appearance, sitting in the front row of Dolce & Gabbana on Sunday. The mayor’s presence had the hallmark of an institutional show of support after the designers were forced to cancel a Shanghai show following comments by one of the designers deemed as … Continue reading MILAN | Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

MILAN | Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

MILAN (AP) — Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala made a rare fashion week appearance, sitting in the front row of Dolce & Gabbana on Sunday. The mayor’s presence had the hallmark of an institutional show of support after the designers were forced to cancel a Shanghai show following comments by one of the designers deemed as … Continue reading MILAN | Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

MILAN | In Milan, Ferragamo, Cavalli focus on color, inclusiveness

MILAN (AP) — Color was the watch word on the fourth day Saturday of the mostly womenswear collections during Milan Fashion Week. The Salvatore Ferragamo and Roberto Cavalli fashion houses each set off neutrals with bursts of hues while combining their women’s and men’s previews for Fall/Winter 2019-20. Ferragamo’s color palette ranged from a peacock … Continue reading MILAN | In Milan, Ferragamo, Cavalli focus on color, inclusiveness

MILAN | Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion’s ‘longest love story’

MILAN (AP) — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house’s creative director for 54 years. The fashion house said in notes for its Milan Fashion Week show that the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection “is the final collection designed by Karl Lagerfeld, representing a lifetime of … Continue reading MILAN | Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion’s ‘longest love story’

MILAN | Unicredit 4Q profits soar, best quarter in a decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian lenderUnicredit 4Q profits more than doubled on accelerated positive tax effects under Italy’s new budget law. Italy‘s largest bank by assets reported Thursday a 1.7 billion-euro ($1.9 billion) quarterly net profit, compared with 801 million euros in the same period last year. Net income rose by 5 percent to 2.7 billion … Continue reading MILAN | Unicredit 4Q profits soar, best quarter in a decade

When Real Estate Meets Art in Miami Beach FL

  MIAMI BEACH, FLA./ JANUARY 15, 2019 (STL.News) Viac Luxury Real Estate office in Miami Beach (16th and Washington), a fine real estate office specializing in Luxury properties and high net return investments, is proud to present its one of a kind event: Art & Real Estate Exhibition. Organized in collaboration with the famous Espinasse … Continue reading When Real Estate Meets Art in Miami Beach FL

MILAN | Ibrahimovic to stay with LA Galaxy, AC Milan’s Leonardo says

MILAN — Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain at the Los Angeles Galaxy after the Major League Soccer club agreed with his requests, according to AC Milan sporting director Leonardo. Milan had been trying to bring back the 37-year-old on a loan from the Galaxy. The former Sweden international scored more than 50 goals for Milan in … Continue reading MILAN | Ibrahimovic to stay with LA Galaxy, AC Milan’s Leonardo says

MILAN | Venice hit by high tide as Italy buffeted by winds; 6 killed

MILAN — Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees and other objects, killing six people. Tourists and residents alike donned high boots to navigate the streets of … Continue reading MILAN | Venice hit by high tide as Italy buffeted by winds; 6 killed

MILAN | Gilberto Benetton, a founder of fashion brand, dies at 77

MILAN — Gilberto Benetton, one of the four founding siblings of the iconic Italian fashion group Benetton known as much for its shock factor ad campaigns as its colorful knitwear, died Monday evening, the company announced. He was 77. The family said he died at his home in the northern city of Treviso, where the … Continue reading MILAN | Gilberto Benetton, a founder of fashion brand, dies at 77

MILAN | Investors react with calm to Italy’s draft budget

MILAN — Investors have reacted with calm to the new Italian budget draft that delivers on electoral promises to restore pensions to thousands whose retirement age had been pushed back and the creation of a basic salary for some job-seekers. The difference between Germany’s 10-year bond and Italy’s equivalent remained stable Tuesday at a little … Continue reading MILAN | Investors react with calm to Italy’s draft budget

MILAN | Submarine search ends for WWII remains in Italy’s Lake Garda

MILAN — An underwater search expedition in Italy has come up empty-handed after a small submarine scoured the bottom of Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake, to look for any remains of the 24 U.S. soldiers who were among the last casualties in the country before World War II ended. After three days of searching, the … Continue reading MILAN | Submarine search ends for WWII remains in Italy’s Lake Garda

MILAN | Markets unnerved by questions around Italy’s public finances

MILAN — Tensions surrounding the spending plans of Italy’s new populist government are weighing on the country’s stocks and bonds. Some investors appear concerned Italy will break eurozone rules to satisfy election promises. Italy’s benchmark stock index was down 2 percent Thursday and the yield on the Italian government bond yield rose, a sign of … Continue reading MILAN | Markets unnerved by questions around Italy’s public finances

MILAN | Italian budget ‘to include basic income’ pledge

MILAN — Italy’s economy minister says the first budget of the new Italian government will include a basic income scheme sought by one of the governing parties, the 5-Star Movement. Giovanni Tria said Wednesday that the scheme would “help manage the social consequences of the transformation process of production.” Tria, who is unaffiliated with either … Continue reading MILAN | Italian budget ‘to include basic income’ pledge

MILAN | Milan fashion defends supply chain as designers unveil wares

MILAN  — The talk off the Milan runway this season has been a perceived assault on Made-in-Italy’s integrity. The Italian Fashion Chamber issued a statement during Milan Fashion Week defending the system following a report by The New York Times on exploited workers in the luxury supply chain in the southern region of Puglia. The … Continue reading MILAN | Milan fashion defends supply chain as designers unveil wares

MILAN | Will espresso-loving Italy embrace country’s 1st Starbucks?

MILAN — Will the country that gave us espresso embrace the company that gave us grande Frappucinos? Starbucks is about to find out as it opens its first store in Italy on Friday. Residents of Milan, the city whose coffee bars inspired Howard Schultz’s vision for the chain decades ago, have mostly greeted the news … Continue reading MILAN | Will espresso-loving Italy embrace country’s 1st Starbucks?

MILAN | Mancini pleads with Italian clubs to play more Italians

MILAN— Italy coach Roberto Mancini bemoaned the dearth of Italian players in Serie A as he focuses on youth in his attempt to get the Azzurri back to the top of international football. The national team is at a low point after missing the World Cup for the first time in nearly six decades. According … Continue reading MILAN | Mancini pleads with Italian clubs to play more Italians

MILAN | The Latest: Truck driver who survived bridge plunge returns

MILAN — The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local): 1:35 p.m. An Italian truck driver who survived the plunge from the collapsed Genoa highway bridge with a dislocated shoulder and bruised hip says he still can’t look at the bridge he used to cross every day. … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: Truck driver who survived bridge plunge returns

MILAN | Italian disaster puts spotlight on highway management

MILAN — As Italy comes to terms with the disaster of this week’s bridge collapse, the government is accusing the highway operator for focusing too much on its financial interests, putting a spotlight on the country’s management of vital infrastructure. The Italian government lashed out Thursday at Atlantia, the holding company of the Benetton fashion … Continue reading MILAN | Italian disaster puts spotlight on highway management

MILAN | The Latest: Rescue work goes on in Italy bridge collapse

MILAN  — The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Italian rescue workers are toiling for a third day in hopes of finding survivors trapped under the rubble of the collapsed highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Firefighters’ spokeswoman Sonia Noci said Thursday that the search … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: Rescue work goes on in Italy bridge collapse

MILAN | The Latest: Italian highway operator faces volatile trading

MILAN — The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The holding company for Autostrade per l’Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa. Shares in Atlantia … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: Italian highway operator faces volatile trading

MILAN | Italian highway operator slams moves to revoke concession

MILAN  — The Atlantia holding company that controls Italy’s main highway operator says the concession cannot be revoked without citing specific failures by the company in the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa. Atlantia said before markets opened Thursday that government pledges to revoke Autostrade per l’Italia’s concession were made before the cause of the collapse … Continue reading MILAN | Italian highway operator slams moves to revoke concession

MILAN | The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

MILAN — The Latest on the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Italian authorities from the region of Liguria have raised to 26 the number of dead in the collapse of a highway bridge in the port city of Genoa. The region’s updated the death toll late Tuesday on its … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

MILAN | Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

MILAN — A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte called it “an immense tragedy … inconceivable in … Continue reading MILAN | Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

MILAN | Italian bridge collapse sends cars tumbling, killing 22

MILAN  — A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 16 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte called it “an immense tragedy … inconceivable in … Continue reading MILAN | Italian bridge collapse sends cars tumbling, killing 22

MILAN | The Latest: Survivor of Italy bridge collapse: “I flew away”

MILAN — The Latest on the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local): 7 p.m. A man who was under the highway bridge that collapsed in Italy calls it “a miracle” that he survived. The middle-aged man tells local Italian TV that he was standing in front of his truck under the bridge … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: Survivor of Italy bridge collapse: “I flew away”

MILAN | Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 25 killed

MILAN — A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble. The city’s mayor said at least 25 people were killed, although some people were found alive … Continue reading MILAN | Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 25 killed

MILAN | The Latest: 22 dead and 8 injured in Italy bridge collapse

MILAN— The Latest the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Italian deputy transport minister Edoardo Rixi says the number of victims in the Genoa highway bridge collapse has risen to at least 22 dead and eight injured. Rixi told Sky TG24 that, as he was speaking, emergency response crews were … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: 22 dead and 8 injured in Italy bridge collapse