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Jimmy Greaves, one of England's greatest scorers, dies at 81

Sep. 19, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — For all the goals scored — including a record 266 for Tottenham — it was the game Jimmy Greaves missed out on that was an enduring disappointment for one of England's greatest strikers. Sustaining a leg injury that required 14 stiches in the final...

Puppies, giraffes and bears — Oh My! — on Moschino runway

Sep. 09, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a soggy, gray day in Manhattan, but Moschino had the antidote: a burst of color and whimsy filling a runway in midtown’s Bryant Park. Jeremy Scott, the fertile mind behind the Italian luxury label, filled his New York Fashion Week collection...

Italian anti-terror police raid virus pass opponents' homes

Sep. 09, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian anti-terrorism police on Thursday raided the homes of eight people who allegedly advocated violence, particularly against journalists, in upcoming protests in Rome and elsewhere against the government's COVID-19 vaccine requirements, officials said. ...

Train station protests fizzle in Italy as COVID passes start

Sep. 01, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Police outnumbered demonstrators at several of Italy's main train stations as COVID-19 vaccination or tests became mandatory Wednesday for long-distance travel within the country. Threats by some of the rule's opponents to block railroad tracks apparently fizzled. ...

Cladding questions arise in Milan's 20-story building blaze

Aug. 30, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters tackled hot spots Monday in a 20-story apartment building in Milan that was destroyed by fire but said there were no indications that anyone was missing inside, as questions arose about the cladding that witnesses said rapidly fueled the fire. ...

Flames consume high-rise in Milan; residents evacuated

Aug. 29, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters on Sunday battled a high-rise blaze in Milan that spread rapidly through a 20-story residential building and poured black smoke into the air. Residents were hurriedly evacuated. Mayor Giuseppe Sala said there were no reports of injuries...

Western groups desperate to save Afghan workers left behind

Aug. 20, 2021 05:08 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The Italian charity Pangea helped tens of thousands of Afghan women become self-supporting in the last 20 years. Now, dozens of its staff in Afghanistan are in hiding with their families amid reports that Taliban are going door-to-door in search of citizens who worked with...

Italian postal workers intercept suspicious letter to pope

Aug. 09, 2021 05:42 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Law enforcement in Milan is investigating the source of an envelope containing three bullets addressed to the pope, Italian paramilitary police said Monday. The suspicious envelope was intercepted by postal employees overnight at a mail sorting facility in...

Roberto Calasso, Italian publisher and literary figure, dies

Jul. 30, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Roberto Calasso, a towering figure in European publishing as the driving force behind an esteemed Milan-based publisher, as well as an inquisitive and prolific author himself, has died at 80, his company said. Italian news media, quoting his publishing house...

Opera director Graham Vick dies at 67 of COVID complications

Jul. 18, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Graham Vick, a British director who founded Birmingham Opera Company and worked in opera houses around the world, has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 67. Birmingham Opera said it was “devastated to announce” that Vick, its artistic...