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Netflix pays $59 million to settle tax dispute in Italy

May. 20, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Netflix has agreed to pay more than 55.8 million euros ($59 million) to settle a tax dispute, Milan prosecutors said Friday. The payment covers taxes, penalties and interest from October 2015 through 2019. The streaming service also established an Italian legal entity...

'I can’t see the light': War fuels surging prices in Europe

May. 20, 2022 06:30 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Edoardo Ronzoni inspects a construction site near Milan that he shut down in March as costs for materials skyrocketed. He can’t complete a half-built roundabout at an intersection known for fender-benders because asphalt, cast-iron pipes and concrete are too expensive — prices...

Italy orders murder trial in case of missing Pakistani teen

May. 17, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — A judge in Italy on Tuesday ordered trial for several family members of an 18-year-old Pakistani woman who disappeared last year after refusing an arranged marriage and was allegedly slain, according to authorities. The Italian news agency ANSA said Judge Dario De...

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra wins Eurovision amid war

May. 15, 2022 05:46 AM EDT

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest, a clear show of popular support for the group's war-ravaged nation that went beyond music. The band and its song “Stefania” beat 24 other performers early Sunday in the grand final of the...

Ukraine band favored in Eurovision Song Contest final

May. 13, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra and its members' folk-hip hop anthem to their war-torn nation is the oddsmaker's favorite to win the Eurovision Song Contest, an event intended to celebrate diversity and promote friendship among nations. Twenty-five bands are set to...

US, Italy united on Ukraine, with slightly different tones

May. 09, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Mario Draghi meets with U.S. President Joe Biden this week in Washington as Europe faces another “whatever it takes” moment with Russia's war in Ukraine raging on its eastern flank. Both Rome and Washington will emphasize their historic friendship...

Europeans weigh costs of cutting Russian energy over Ukraine

May. 05, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Across Europe, rising energy prices are testing the resolve of ordinary consumers and business owners who are caught between the continent’s dependence on cheap Russian energy and its revulsion over President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. Governments are...

Salt Lake, Sapporo head race to 2030 Olympics, and maybe '34

May. 02, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

Fraser Bullock, who leads Salt Lake City's bid to return the Winter Olympics to Utah, sounds very confident about success. “I believe we'll host a future Game(s). It's a question of when,” he said last week in a local television interview. But will it be in 2030,...

Bahrain confirms firm's talks to buy AC Milan for $1.1B

Apr. 18, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Bahrain’s government announced that a private equity firm based in the country is in “exclusive talks” to buy seven-time European champion AC Milan and become the Italian league’s first Middle East investor. Three days after news of the dealings emerged,...

AP Source: Bahrain-based investor in talks to buy AC Milan

Apr. 15, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

A Bahrain-based private equity firm is in exclusive talks to buy seven-time European champion AC Milan and become the Italian league's first Middle East investor, a person with knowledge of the process said. The buyout by Investcorp could see the Serie A leader sold for around 1...