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Gucci marks 100 years with exhibit on Michele code-breaking

May. 14, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Alessandro Michele has radically shifted Gucci codes and challenged fashion norms in his 6½ years as creative director of the brand founded by Guccio Gucci as a travel bag company in Florence 100 years ago. To mark the centenary, Michele has...

Muti: Pandemic year silenced culture, leaving world stunned

May. 10, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

RAVENNA, Italy (AP) — Maestro Riccardo Muti has once again reopened the Italian musical season in his adopted hometown of Ravenna after another — and if all goes well perhaps final — round of pandemic closures. With a purposeful nod and flick of his baton, the...

Netflix series signals racial breakthrough in Italian TV

May. 06, 2021 08:16 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The Netflix series “Zero,” which premiered globally last month, is the first Italian TV production to feature a predominantly Black cast, a bright spot in an otherwise bleak Italian television landscape where the persistent use of racist language and imagery is sparking new...

Inter Milan wins Serie A title, its first since 2010

May. 02, 2021 11:08 AM EDT
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan wins Serie A title, its first since 2010.

Elderly Italian terrorists surrender in Paris; 1 more sought

Apr. 29, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Two Italians convicted of left-wing domestic terrorism in Italy decades ago turned themselves in to French justice authorities Thursday as part of a decisive operation by Paris and Rome to move ahead on a justice issue that had been stalled since the 1980s. ...

Former members of Italian Red Brigades arrested in France

Apr. 28, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Seven Italians convicted of left-wing domestic terrorist crimes in the 1970s and 1980s, including several former members of the Red Brigades, were arrested at their homes in France on Wednesday, the French presidency said, a development Italy hailed as historic. ...

Italy opens again amid hopes for real economic relaunch

Apr. 26, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Lunch-time diners filled tables on Milan’s landmark Piazza Duomo even on a cloudy, windswept Monday, proof of the pent-up demand for eating out as Italy begins its second, and many hope last, reopening of the COVID-19 pandemic. After six months of...

Madrid president says Super League clubs 'can't leave' plan

Apr. 24, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid’s president insists all 12 clubs that signed up for the ill-fated Super League are still bound by contract to launching the controversial breakaway of Europe’s elite soccer teams. In an interview with Spanish sports daily AS on Saturday,...

'Indominable': Milva, beloved Italian singer, dies at 81

Apr. 24, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Milva, one of Italy’s most popular singers in the ’60s and ’70s who was also beloved by many fans abroad, died Saturday at her home in Milan. She was 81. In announcing her death, Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said Milva’s versatile...

Ceferin warns 4 clubs to reject Super League to avoid CL ban

Apr. 23, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

The Spanish and Italian clubs still clinging to the Super League must disavow the breakaway or face being banned from the Champions League, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin told The Associated Press on Friday. Although the Super League imploded this week after being...