Badrutt Palace Hotel, St. Mortiz, Sleeps Until December; Restructures Top Management

The Board of Directors at Badrutt's Palace Hotel AG streamlines the organization of the traditional house and restructures the top management level. The board appointed Richard Leuenberger as the new Managing Director and transferred the operational responsibility to him.

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Taormina Filmfest Unveils 64th Edition With Over 50 Films Along With Master Classes And In Conversations

The sixty-fourth edition of the Taormina FilmFest, produced by Videobank and taking place July 14-20 under the new artistic direction of Silvia Bizio and Gianvito Casadonte, has unveiled its full program and attending talent from America, France, Italy and the UK.

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Lavazza Announces Gourmet Restaurant to Complete Turin, Italy, Headquarters; Oscar Winner To Design Interiors

Lavazza announced a new restaurant concept opening at the future Lavazza headquarters in Turin, Italy, CONDIVIDERE developed in collaboration with Ferran Adrià, features a setting designed by three-time Oscar-winning art director, Dante Ferretti, and the brilliant Italian chef, Federico Zanasi will lead the kitchen.

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Ciao, Italy! Nikki Beach Versilia To “Celebrate Life” At The Most Anticipated Grand Opening White Party Of The Summer; Andrea Bocelli to Perform

The eagerly awaited Global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand Nikki Beach will host its official Grand Opening White Party on August 5th, on the white sands of Marina di Pietrasanta, Tuscany on the beautiful coast of Italy. Guests will experience an unforgettable evening of grandiose celebration offering a taste of the lavish parties to come.

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The Homebase Abroad Villa Collection Review – Stunning Views, Luxurious Settings, Magnificent Italy (Vista mozzafiato, ambienti lussuosi, Magnifica Italia)

Homebase Abroad, a unique company of Travel Specialists specializing exclusively in Italy, is presenting the 2015 Homebase Abroad collection highlighting villas in Tuscany, Lake Como, Umbria, Venice, Rome and the Dolomites.

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Healthouse at Las Dunas Beach Costa del Sol - Creating a Gastro-healthy Experience In Paradise

To reduce weight with sea views, under the sun of the Costa del Sol, in the most spectacular suites, enjoying a spa with more than 3,000 m2 and enjoying the haute cuisine of 2 Michelin Star Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz is already a reality in the prestigious Healthouse Las Dunas Beach, a Five Star rated GL Health & Spa, the first luxury health resort.

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  • HRH Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Expecting; Depart London for Invictus Games in Sydney

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    HRH Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Duchess Meghan, after giving the slightest of hints at the recent wedding of HRH Princess Eugenia and Jack Brooksbank, announced they are expecting with the baby due in the spring.

     
  • Everlast, World Leader in Boxing Gear, Partners with PIQ to Launch the Ultimate Boxing Wearable at CES: [Sands, Hall A-D, booth 44727]

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    PIQ Sport Intelligence, a leading French start-up in sports Wearables, and Everlast, the leading brand in boxing, announced a new partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show that will see the two companies combine their expertise.

     
  • UPDATE: Fourth Victim, Cousin of Shooter, in Washington State School Shooting Dies;Brings Total to Five

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    The fourth student victim of the deadly shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State, has claimed its fifth victim as parents and survivors are returning to school while trying to cope with the senseless tragedy.

     
  • Southern California Hit with Significant Earthquake (TIPS)

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    A 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the strongest to hit the region in two decades, struck Southern California at about 10:33 AM, July 4, 2019, signaling to skittish SoCal residents the relative quiet period has ended and to expect significant aftershocks.

     
  • SKIN Review - Powerful Character Driven Hypnotic Performances, Mesmerizing

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    SKIN, from A24 and DirecTV, present the story of Bryon and Julie Widner who meet just as he is coming to the end of two decades of life in a neo-Nazi skinhead cult and decides to extract himself.

     
  • Money News: DOW, Americas, European Markets Close Down; Nikkei Down; Hang Seng Up

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    The Dow Jones Industrial opened the first full week of trading ringing in the New Year with historic and stunning losses, a mauling reminiscent of the DOW’s third quarter as the bear market pummeled the majority of the World’s most watched markets.

     
  • World News: Coronavirus, Emmanuel Macron’s Strongest Challenger

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    French and Europeans are again subjected to an almost disturbing silence of constraints and restrictions imposed by the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic, the unseen enemy that strongarmed Europe with the fierceness of a seasoned warrior.

     
  • Instinct de Guerre

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    L'augmentation des dépenses militaires mondiale ne serait-elle pas l'expression d'une peur sous-jacente portée par les bouleversements de la mondialisation ? A moins que l'humanité n'en reviennent à des réflexes de défense instinctifs qui renvoient aux heures sombres de l'Histoire.  

  • Brittany Maynard, Death with Dignity Advocate, Dies

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    Brittany Maynard, the Death with Dignity advocate, who recently announced, through a controversial assisted suicide law in Oregon, she would choose the time of her death has ended her struggle. She was 29.

     
  • 18 Penn State “Brothers” Arrested in Fraternity Murder

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    Eighteen Beta Theta Pi Alpha Upsilon Fraternity brothers at Penn State University, still synonymous with pedophile cover up of football Coach Jerry Sandusky, have been arrested in the shocking hazing death of Timothy Piazza, a freshman pledge, during the annual Rush Week.

     
  • COVID-19: Will the Vaccine Save Prisoners?

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    Prison health, for humanitarian reasons and because prisons are breeding grounds for contagious diseases, should be high on the list of distribution for the vaccine even as the incarcerated are seen as the most expendable members of society.

     
  • California Takes Critical First Steps Toward Rape Kit Reform

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    The Joyful Heart Foundation announced that California passed into law two important steps to reform the way the state addresses untested rape kits in law enforcement custody and to strengthen victim's rights, including access to information about the status of the kit.

     
  • The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and BBVA Team Up To Launch Scholarship Program

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    The World's 50 Best Restaurants organization and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) announce the 50 Best BBVA Scholarship, which provides unique opportunities for aspiring chefs from around the world to work under the World's Best Chefs.

     
  • Haute Money: FORBES Announces Its 34th Annual FORBES 400 Ranking of the Richest Americans

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    The combined wealth of Forbes’ 2015 ranking of the richest people in America,“The Forbes 400”(p. 130 of the October 19, 2015 Forbes magazine issue), is $2.34 trillion, up from $2.29 trillion in 2014 and the highest ever.

     
  • Prime Original Series All Or Nothing: Manchester City Is Now Available Globally On Amazon Prime Video

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    All or Nothing: Manchester City a behind-the-scenes docuseries giving fans a glimpse into the historic club, its legendary coach, and the personal stories of the players in a record-setting, Premier League-winning year premiered today exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.