Latest Milan News

Mourinho calls and players come running to join him at Roma

Aug. 02, 2022 05:56 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Always known as a great motivator, José Mourinho is also excelling as a pitchman in his latest coaching job at Roma. When “Mou” calls, players come running to the Italian capital. It all started a year ago when Mourinho lured Tammy Abraham away from...

World champs Kneirim and Frazier to compete at Skate America

Jul. 22, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — World pairs champions Alex Knierim and Brandon Frazier will begin their figure skating season at Skate America in late October, where 15-year-old world junior champ Isabeau Levito also will be making her highly anticipated Grand Prix debut. U.S....

Italy's taxi drivers keep protesting, fear new competition

Jul. 13, 2022 09:20 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers in Italy on Wednesday left their cars idle for a second day to protest the Italian government's plans to allow more competition, including from share-ride services. On Tuesday, a handful of drivers chained themselves together in protest in the...

Italy's No. 2 most-wanted mobster is extradited from Brazil

Jul. 06, 2022 08:48 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — A convicted mobster who was one of Italy's most-wanted fugitives and reputedly one of the world's most powerful drug brokers, arrived in Rome Wednesday, extradited by Brazil after 28 years on the lam. Rocco Morabito held the No. 2 position on the list of Italy’s most...

Rice fields dry up as Italy's drought lingers on

Jun. 29, 2022 11:30 AM EDT

MORTARA, Italy (AP) — The worst drought Italy has faced in 70 years is thirsting paddy fields in the river Po valley and jeopardizing the harvest of the premium rice used for risotto. Italy's largest river is turning into a long stretch of sand due to the lack of rain, leaving the...

Luxottica eyewear empire founder Leonardo Del Vecchio dies

Jun. 27, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica in a trailer and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, becoming one of Italy's richest men in the process, died on Monday, the eyeglass company said. He was 87. “EssilorLuxottica announces with...

Milan to turn off fountain spigots as drought bakes Italy

Jun. 25, 2022 12:52 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The mayor of Milan signed an ordinance Saturday turning off the spigots of public decorative fountains and the city's archbishop prayed for rain in a tour of churches as northern Italy endures one of its worst droughts in decades. The city ordinance follows the...

Gucci unveils 'HaHaHa' collaboration with Harry Styles

Jun. 20, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — By Monday's fourth and final day of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next spring and summer, designers seemed to have understood the assignment. Looks appeared more weather appropriate than on the weekend, as soaring temperatures provided a reminder that...

Prada mixes nostalgia and grunge for summer 2023 menswear

Jun. 19, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Reconciling unusually high temperatures with the looks for next summer on Milan Fashion Week runways is becoming an exercise in cognitive dissonance. While nodding to sustainability, designers are nonetheless proposing looks that don’t jibe with longer summer heat...

Milan designers invoke joy, nostalgia in menswear

Jun. 18, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Denim, fringe and chunky rubber sliders. These are the elements of next year’s summer wardrobe emerging from the second day Saturday of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews. Temperatures in Milan were unusually high and the fashion crowd scooted from show to show...