Italian vote on big-city mayors will be test for establishment parties

Italian vote on big-city mayors will be test for establishment parties

Italians vote on Sunday to choose mayors of the largest cities in elections that will test the popularity of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and could produce a big breakthrough for the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement. Only in Turin is the candidate of Renzi’s Democratic Party (PD) a clear favourite. He insists the elections will have no […]

Muhammad Ali, boxing’s ‘greatest’, dies at 74

Muhammad Ali, boxing’s ‘greatest’, dies at 74

Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, one of the world’s most celebrated and voluble sports figures, who famously described himself as “The Greatest”, died Friday night in Phoenix, Arizona, at age 74. For legions of his fans across the world, Ali was the living embodiment of the American Dream – even as he blasted the […]