FLORENCE - Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, known for his animal-print designs loved by showbusiness stars, has died at the age of 83.

 "The Roberto Cavalli company shares condolences with Mr. Cavalli's family, his legacy remains a constant source of inspiration," Sergio Azzolari, chief executive of Roberto Cavalli, said in a post on Instagram.

 The designer died on Friday at his home in Florence.

13 Apr 2024
Josephine de La Bruyère

 ROME — Two years after Anzio’s government was dissolved for mafia infiltration, Rome’s anti-Mafia prosecutors’ office (DDA) has launched an investigation into the seaside town’s ex-mayor and four members of his administration for an alleged ‘Ndrangheta vote-fixing scheme, Il Fatto Quotidiano reported. 

12 Apr 2024

 ROME – A new exhibition on Formula One driver Ayrton Senna which will be held in the National Automobile Museum in Turin from April 24 was presented at the Brazilian Embassy.

 The Brazilian Ambassador to Italy, Renato Mosca, was joined by the president and curator of Italy’s National Automobile Museum, Benedetto Camerana and Carlo Carvicchi respectively.  

 The exhibition will run from April 24 to Oct. 13 at the National Automobile Museum in Turin and celebrates the life of Ayrton Senna, 30 years on from his death.

11 Apr 2024
Lucia Guerrieri

ROME – As many as four Italian universities' faculties are rated in the world’s top 10 for their teaching according to QS World University Rankings by Subject published Thursday. 

11 Apr 2024

 ROME – AS Roma fans have offered to pay vice-captain Gianluca Mancini’s 5,000 euro fine for waving a “offensive” flag after Roma won the Derby della Capitale, a fan statement said.

 Mancini, 27, waved a blue and white flag (the colours of the Lazio team) with a photo of a rat replacing the Lazio badge, at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday after scoring the winning goal in the capital city’s derby which ended 1-0.

10 Apr 2024