Visiting Venice will cost a few extra euros for day-trippers

Visiting the popular lagoon city of Venice will cost a few extra euros a day for anyone not staying overnight
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Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

Dolce & Gabbana gave the fashion world an encyclopedic review of their artisanal credentials with an expansive show of more than 100 looks
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In Milan, Ferragamo, Cavalli focus on color, inclusiveness

Ferragamo and Cavalli both made color the watchword on the fourth day of Milan Fashion Week
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Wintour honors Lagerfeld; Bottega Veneta shows new direction

Anna Wintour paid tribute to Karl Lagerfeld's generosity and sense of humor, saying the late designer would have loved this year's Costume Institute exhibition
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Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion's 'longest love story'

Fendi has paid understated tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house's creative director for 54 years
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Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's global icon, dies in Paris

Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic couturier whose designs at Chanel and Fendi had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, has died in Paris
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European car sales slide in January

The European carmakers' association says new passenger car sales in the region dropped by 4.6 percent in January, weighed down by big declines in Spain and Ital
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Prada announces diversity council after blackface outrage

Italian luxury fashion brand Prada forms diversity council after withdrawing bag charms seen as resembling blackface caricatures; artist Theaster Gates and film
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Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco in ancient atrium

Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflectio
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Italy confirms talks with Delta, EasyJet for Alitalia stake

Italy's state railway has confirmed it is in talks with Delta Air Lines and EasyJet as possible industrial partners in relaunching the troubled Alitalia airline
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Italian-Egyptian singer wins contest exalting Italian song

An Italian-Egyptian singer has won a long-running music contest that aims to exalt Italian song
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Questions, criticism of Brazil soccer club where 10 killed

Brazilian soccer club Flamengo came under mounting criticism for licensing issues at its training ground on Saturday, a day after a fire ripped through a dormit
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Palm Angels lights up NY Fashion Week with strobes, stags

With a strobe light show worthy of a seizure warning and classic statuary in clear boxes, Milan streetwear cool guy Francesco Ragazzi brought his celeb-popular
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Director Spike Lee boycotts Gucci, Prada for blackface items

Director Spike Lee says he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers, following a pair of blackface fashion fails
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From Gucci to Prada, fashion fails evoke racist imagery

Gucci has apologized for a wool sweater after complaints that it resembled blackface makeup and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical store
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Investments shore up earnings at Italy's Intesa SanPaolo

Italian bank Intesa SanPaolo says its 2018 earnings increased by a modest 5 percent as it refocuses its business on asset management.
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California Baptist beats Seattle 75-64

Jordan Heading scored 22 points, Milan Acquaah added 16, and California Baptist pulled away in the middle of the second half to beat Seattle 75-64
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Italy's Salvini backs EU train line opposed by govt partner

Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini says he supports a review of a high-speed railway project that protests have stalled for decades
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Ferrari profits, sales race ahead in 2018

Italian luxury sports car maker Ferrari says profits last year rose 46 percent, driven by a surge in V12 sales and vehicle personalization.
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Italy slides into recession, darkening outlook for Europe

The Italian economy slips into recession, intensifying concerns about wider eurozone.
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Italy: 5 EU nations will take in migrants stranded at sea

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says five European Union nations are stepping forward to help resolve an impasse over migrants stuck at sea on a rescue ship
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Italy says 5 countries have agreed to take stranded migrants

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says five European Union nations are stepping forward to help resolve an impasse over migrants stuck at sea on a rescue ship
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Europe's rights court denies request to disembark migrants

Europe's human rights court has denied a request by the German humanitarian group Sea Watch to disembark 47 migrants stuck on a rescue ship off Sicily
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Italy's Salvini defends himself from possible charges

Italy's interior minister has written a letter to leading daily Corriere della Sera saying that the Senate should not approve a judicial request to try him for
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