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Among the designers whose work forms the backbone of “Italiana: Italy Through the Lens of Fashion,” which opens Feb. 22 at the Palazzo Reale during Milan Fashion Week, are names that hulk like monuments in the history of 20th-century fashion: Prada, Valentino, Armani, Versace. Yet there are also other seminal ones — Walter Albini and Romeo Gigli come to mind — that nowadays are sadly unfamiliar to all but dedicated cognoscenti.
Political violence ais increasing in Italy in the final weeks before the country votes in national elections, with skirmishes between fascists and leftwing activists, and racially motivated attacks on migrants reported.
Research collaboration seen as vital, as Italians prepare to go to polls amid rise in euroscepticism.
As Italy's elections loom amid a hike in euroscepticism, the country's scientific community is raising its voice - saying Europe's a place where they can find opportunities.
"Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together" Ersilia Vaudo ScarpettaChief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency.
At ESTEC, the European Space Agency's research and technology centre in the Netherlands, scientists of 22 different nationalities work together to design and test satellites. And one in five is Italian.
The 37-page indictment issued by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team last Friday may have revealed the details of Russia’s efforts to interfere in U.S. elections. But to some, what appeared even more striking were the details about just how vulnerable the United States had become to such — sometimes barely disguised — attempts to sway public opinion.
“We can’t turn Italy into a refugee camp,” Salvini tells voters.
For years, Italy’s Northern League has derided residents of the country’s south as beggars, thieves and good-for-nothing rednecks. The party has long advocated secession of more affluent northern provinces, and leader Matteo Salvini once sang in a video, “Can you smell the stench? Even the dogs are fleeing. The Neapolitans are coming.”
Mexican authorities are investigating the disappearance of three Italian men in the western state of Jalisco.
Vicenzo Cimmino, Raffaele Russo and Antonio Russo - all from Naples - were last seen on New Year's Eve in the Tecalitlán municipality.
Some reports say the Italians went missing after being detained by police at a petrol station.
Italian diplomats are helping the investigation, the Mexican authorities say.
On Grand Street, the Banh Mi Saigon Vietnamese sandwich shop sits just past the Baz Bagel and Restaurant, which serves US$14 bagels with Nova and scallion cream cheese. Down the road stands the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
This is Little Italy in Manhattan. Or what's left of it.
Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni said Friday he expects his country to continue to have a pro-European government after next month's elections, rejecting suggestions that growing populism might force a change of course in Italy.
San Francisco Italian American groups launched a referendum campaign Thursday to reclaim the former Columbus Day as “Italian American Heritage Day” following a Board of Supervisors decision last month to rename it as Indigenous Peoples Day.
THE CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors warned Italy could be the next country to follow the UK outside the EU if the rising eurosceptic sentiment will prevail in the next Italian general election.