The purpose-built high-speed dual carriageway connects Milan and the region's lake district
His management career in Ireland took him to Cork Hibernians, Cork Celtic, Drumcondra, Bray Wanderers, Athlone Town and Galway Rovers
'I really thought that was it,' passenger says
"I tried to liberate women by eliminating what was superfluous, adapting clothing to daily life."
Miuccia Prada certainly has an eye for a trend. But confections of a different kind feature in the display cases at her latest venture, a new branch of one of Milan’s most historic pasticcerias, Marchesi (00 39 02 7600 8238; pasticceriamarchesi.it). Prada now owns three quarters of the business, which has been serving sweet-toothed Milanese since 1824. The interior is every bit as covetable as one of her dresses with soft, emerald green velvet chairs, chocolate-coloured marble floors and green jacquard wallpaper that you would almost want to wear.
The Seattle coffee giant is hoping to unveil its first café in Milan as early as next year
By ignoring convention, Donna Miuccia Prada has become fashion's first lady, a crown she will claim again today in Milan. In a rare interview, she explains to Alexander Fury, The Independent's fashion editor, how she values substance over style
Grace Dent lacks fash-pack mettle because her reflex emotion on the front-row is laughter
The Morocco international ends his loan spell with the Cottagers to move to Serie A
The Moroccan has failed to make much of an impression at Craven Cottage
Two days of action means flight cancellations have already begun
Essien has featured sparingly since Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge and has been given the go ahead to join the Italian club
The club's former midfielder has retired from playing in order to take up the role
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The former Netherlands international has hung up his boots to take the position
The Italian manager was due to leave the club at the end of the season