General manager Scott Bonner leaving Vancouver Giants

Scott Bonner, the only general manager the Vancouver Giants have ever had, is leaving the Western Hockey League team. The club announced Tuesday that Bonner has accepted a senior management position with The Sports Corporation, an Edmonton-based management agency that counts NHL stars Carey Price, Milan Lucic and Ryan Getzlaf among its clients.

Written question – Wounding of a member of the Jewish community in Milan: risk of copycat ‘knife intifada’ – E-014749/2015

On 12 November 2015 Nathan Graff, a 40-year-old orthodox Jew, was stabbed in Milan, outside the Carmel kosher restaurant. The street in which the attack took place, viale San Gimignano, is in a neighbourhood with a sizeable Jewish community. Immediately after the attack, Italy’s Jewish community called for security arrangements to be tightened up.

Written question – Wounding of a member of the Jewish community in Milan: risk of copycat ‘knife intifada’ – E-014748/2015

On 12 November 2015 Nathan Graff, a 40-year-old orthodox Jew, was stabbed in Milan, outside the Carmel kosher restaurant. The street in which the attack took place, viale San Gimignano, is in a neighbourhood with a sizeable Jewish community. Immediately after the attack, Italy’s Jewish community called for security arrangements to be tightened up.

Dzeko makes goals pledge ahead of BATE decider

Milan: Goal-shy Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko has pledged to find his scoring boots as Roma prepare to host BATE Borisov looking to secure passage to the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. Roma host the Belarusian champions attempting to book their ticket for the knockout phase for the first….

IN PICTURES: the hottest hot pants in history

Mandelli was a risk-taker, having left a secure teaching job to fulfill her dream of working as a fashion designer and beginning her business from a two-room flat in Milan. Her daring nature showed in her designs, which ignored contemporary trends and embraced pleats, animal motifs and – of course – hot pants.

Milan wins disability award

. 08/12/15. The Italian city of Milan has been announced as the winner of the EU’s 2016 Access City Award. The announcement comes as the Union marks the European Day of Persons with Disabilities. An award ceremony took place on Tuesday during the second day of a conference marking the event in in Brussels.

Indictment against accomplice in attempted murder of Beko

. The Higher Court in Belgrade has confirmed the indictment against Maja Adrovac, who has been charged as an accomplice in the attempted murder of Milan Beko. Source: Tanjug Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 13:49

Adrovac can appeal against this decision before the Court of Appeals that will rule on the indictment’s validity.

Ancelotti interested in taking over Man Utd

Carlo Ancelotti is prepared to wait until the summer of 2017 to return to management at a club with a “good project” opening up the prospect of a move to Manchester United. The former Chelsea manager, who guided Milan and Real Madrid to a total of three European Cups, says that he is keen to take a….

Winning cities of the 2016 Access City Award: Milan

The Access City Award is the European prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities and older people. Milan (Italy) has made a commitment to accessibility which goes above and beyond what is required by Italian and European law. Its building standards not only support….

Czech, Slovak ground military units to train border cooperation

Prague, Dec 7 (CTK) – Czech and Slovak ground military units will have a joint exercise to train cooperation along the border, Slovak chief-of-staff Milan Maxim told journalists after meeting his Czech counterpart Josef Becvar in Prague yesterday. Becvar said the two armies have a joint training once in a month at least.

World Famous Italian Designer Krizia Dies in Milan at 90

ROME – World famous Italian fashion designer Maria Mandelli, known as Krizia, one of the most renowned fashion designers of the country, died aged 90 at her home in Milan, Italian media reported on Monday. The death occurred late on Sunday but was not reported until the next day, while the funeral….

Mariuccia Mandelli, Italian Fashion Designer, Dies at 90

Mariuccia Mandelli, an Italian fashion designer whose long list of credits includes the shortest of achievements — she was widely described as having invented hot pants — died on Sunday at her home in Milan. She was 90. In a statement, Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, paid tribute to Ms. Mandelli.

Smoke bombs at La Scala in memory of asbestos victims (2)

Milan, December 7 – Members of the rank and file union CUB released smoke bombs outside La Scala on Monday in memory of seven opera house workers who died of asbestos-related causes before the theatre was renovated just over a decade ago. A brass band accompanied the protest amid very tight security….

Patti Smith attends La Scala opening

Milan, December 7 – American rock star Patti Smith attended the opening night of the opera season at Milan’s La Scala theater on Monday, in spite of FBI warnings that it is a potential Islamist terror target. “Culture and humanity are what interest me the most,” she said the 68-year-old poet, visual artist and singer-songwriter.

Italian scientist ‘creates’ sterile mosquito

Milan, December 7 – An Italian researcher has managed to generate sterile mosquitoes that are unable to produce eggs in an important step towards arresting the spread of malaria, it emerged Monday. Andrea Crisanti of Imperial College London made the breakthrough by combining two frontier molecular….

Double ‘D’ will be key for Roma – Nainggolan

Yet, a fortnight after a 6-1 drubbing by champions Barcelona left them second in Group E on the same number of points as third-placed Bayer Leverkusen, with BATE only a point further behind, Roma remain stuck in crisis mode.

Although still in title contention at five points behind Inter Milan, the….

In Transit: From Milan to Rome, Bikes and Beer

Bikes and Beer The Oregon-based tour company Beercycling has expanded its geographical reach beyond Belgium and the Netherlands to tap into Italy’s growing craft beer scene. Its new Seven Day Italian Passion Tour debuts April 19, with a second departure on Oct. 4 and will visit at least five of the country’s breweries.

Brazilian football in thrall to politics, say ex-players

After spells with AC Milan, Leeds Utd and Bayer Leverkusen, Brazil’s World Cup winning centre half Roque Junior thought he had the experience to start a football club in his homeland. After eight years of battling politics and bureaucracy, he finally gave up on Primeira Camisa, or First Shirt, the….

Krizia fashion founder Mariuccia Mandelli dies at 90

The funeral will be on Wednesday in the Church of Sant’Angelo in Milan. Mariuccia Mandelli spent a lifetime in fashion, from her first creations in 1957 to the sale of her successful fashion house to a Chinese group last year. She studied in Switzerland and started as a primary school teacher, but fashion was her real calling.

Smoke bombs at La Scala in memory of asbestos victims (2)

CUB members chant anti-war slogans amid tight security. (ANSA) – Milan, December 7 – Members of the rank and file union CUB released smoke bombs outside La Scala on Monday in memory of seven opera house workers who died of asbestos-related causes before the theatre was renovated just over a decade ago.

Smoke bombs at La Scala in memory of asbestos victims

. Seven opera house workers dead of asbestos. (ANSA) – Milan, December 7 – Members of the rank and file union CUB released smoke bombs outside La Scala on Monday in memory of seven opera house workers who died of asbestos-related causes before the theatre was renovated just over a decade ago.