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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26
by Colleen Barry - August 15, 2018 - 10:42am
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...
Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script
by Colleen Barry - July 23, 2018 - 1:19am
Sergio Marchionne's achievements as one of the automotive world's most charismatic chief executives include the bold trans-Atlantic merger of Italian carmaker Fiat and US No. 3 Chrysler after he restored both to...
Malta grants safe haven to rescue ship ending 6-day odyssey
by Colleen Barry - June 28, 2018 - 5:00am
An aid ship stuck at sea for six days will be allowed to dock in Malta and the more than 200 migrants onboard will be distributed among eight European Union states, Malta's prime minister announced Wednesday, ending...
Hitler book, supremacist flag found in Italy suspect's home
by Colleen Barry - February 5, 2018 - 7:00am
Luca Traini, 28, remained jailed as police investigated him on multiple counts of attempted murder with the aggravating circumstance of "racial hatred" for the Saturday attacks in the Italian city of Macerata. ...
Police: Extreme-right gunman shoots 6 Africans in Italy
by Colleen Barry - February 4, 2018 - 1:57pm
An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man...
Lamborghini joins the boom in supercar SUVs
by Colleen Barry - December 4, 2017 - 10:11pm
Supercar makers have long known that parked next to that snarling Lamborghini, racing-red Ferrari, or stately Bentley at some of the globe's toniest addresses is a practical SUV.
Italy's 2 richest regions seek more powers from Rome
by Colleen Barry - October 22, 2017 - 9:43pm
Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto were deciding yesterday if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politic...
600 migrants rescued; fears rise of new surge from Libya
by Colleen Barry - October 13, 2017 - 10:12pm
Some 600 migrants rescued at sea arrived yesterday in Sicily — one of the biggest influxes since Italy struck a deal with Libyan authorities to limit migrant smuggling — raising concerns of a renewed...
Bottega Veneta embraces the now at Milan Fashion Week
by Colleen Barry - September 23, 2017 - 11:06pm
It's a season of celebration and commemoration at Milan Fashion Week, in its fourth day yesterday.
Italy focuses on Libya mission to manage migrant crisis
by Colleen Barry - August 1, 2017 - 6:10pm
Italy is putting its hopes for managing the migrant crisis on a new, Libya-requested mission to support the North African nation's coast guard despite suffering a rebuke by humanitarian groups.
Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily
by Colleen Barry - May 27, 2017 - 10:42am
(First published 8:00 a.m.) Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand...
Italy's political landscape after referendum
by Colleen Barry - December 6, 2016 - 7:06am
The outcome of the referendum on constitutional reforms in Italy has prompted Premier Matteo Renzi to announce his resignation after 2 ½ years in office. Here is a look at the political landscape in Italy...
Italians vote on reforms; PM Renzi vows to quit if he loses
by Colleen Barry - December 5, 2016 - 4:36am
Italians voted yesterday in a referendum on constitutional reforms that was being closely watched to see if Italy becomes the next country to reject the political status quo.
Italy's fashion elite resists tendency toward fast fashion
by Colleen Barry - February 25, 2016 - 8:02pm
Behind the scenes at Milan Fashion Week, the industry's future is shaping up to be a game of fast vs. slow fashion.
Vatican indicts 5 in Vatileaks case
by Colleen Barry - November 21, 2015 - 4:10pm
A Vatican judge on yesterday indicted five people, including two journalists and a high-ranking Vatican monsignor, in a scandal involving leaked documents that informed two books alleging financial malfeasance in...
Justin Bieber is the big winner at MTV EMAs with 5 awards
by Colleen Barry - October 25, 2015 - 8:20pm
Pope emphasizes right to food in address to 500 experts
by Colleen Barry - February 8, 2015 - 3:51am
Pope Francis emphasized the right to food as fundamental in a video address yesterday to 500 experts starting work on a wide-ranging document aimed at raising awareness and proposing solutions to issues including...
Milan Fashion designers celebrate normality
by Colleen Barry - January 19, 2015 - 12:15pm
Tactile fashion is setting the trend on Sunday, the second day of Milan Fashion Week previews for next autumn and winter menswear.
France, Italy seek more EU money to create jobs
by Colleen Barry - October 9, 2014 - 6:18am
France and Italy plan to ask the European Union to put up another 14 billion euros ($18 billion) to create jobs for the 5 million young unemployed people, but face stiff opposition from Germany at a summit yest...
As EU discusses jobs, frustration among unemployed
by Colleen Barry - October 8, 2014 - 7:05am
Protesters who tried to scale the walls of the royal palace in Naples where the European Central Bank was meeting last week embodied the frustration of 26 million jobless Europeans.
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