McLaren To Enter India Market Later This Year

MILAN, Italy – British sportscar maker McLaren said on Monday it was entering the Indian market, with its first retail outlet set to open in Mumbai later this year. India is largely a low – cost and price – sensitive car market in which luxury models account for just over 1% of total annual of … More McLaren To Enter India Market Later This Year

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Dior Show In Spain Glitters With Flamenco Notes, Couture Collaborations

PARIS, France – A live show by Christian Dior in the Spanish city of Seville on Thursday included a colourful celebration of flamenco. The event is one of several that mark the return of luxury labels to the catwalk after a period of dormancy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event in the city’s historic Plaza … More Dior Show In Spain Glitters With Flamenco Notes, Couture Collaborations

French Actor Vincent Lindon To Head Jury Of Next Cannes Film Festival

PARIS, France – French actor Vincent Lindon will preside over the Cannes Film Festival’s 75th anniversary edition, with a lineup that includes Tom Cruise’s Top Gun sequel and an Elvis biopic by Baz Luhrmann featuring Tom Hanks, the Festival said on its website. Lindon will follow U.S. director Spike Lee, who headed the jury last … More French Actor Vincent Lindon To Head Jury Of Next Cannes Film Festival

Pentagon Says Ukraine Can ‘Absolutely’ Win The War

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said on Wednesday it assessed that Ukraine could win the war against Russia, even as U.S. officials speak of the risk of a protected conflict. ‘Of course they can win this’, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told a news briefing. ‘The proof is literally in the outcomes that you’re seeing everyday…absolutely they … More Pentagon Says Ukraine Can ‘Absolutely’ Win The War

Spain Seizes Russian Oligarch Vekselberg’s Superyacht On Behalf Of U.S.

PARIS, France – Spanish police on Monday impound a superyacht belonging to Russian oligarch Vicktor Vekselberg on behalf of U.S. authorities, the first time the United States has seized property belonging to a Russian oligarch since its invasion of Ukraine in February. Valued at more than 90 million euros ($99 million), the 78 – metre … More Spain Seizes Russian Oligarch Vekselberg’s Superyacht On Behalf Of U.S.

Czech Republic Sends Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles To Ukraine – Source

BUCHAREST, Romania – The Czech Republic has sent T-72 tanks and BVP-1 infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine, A Czech defence source told Reuters on Tuesday, confirming a local media report. Public broadcaster Czech Television initially reported the shipment, showing footage on Twitter of a train loaded with five tanks and five fighting vehicles. It said … More Czech Republic Sends Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles To Ukraine – Source

In France, A Seized Superyacht Creates Headaches, Not Just For Its Owner

LA CIOTAT, France – In a quiet corner of the French Riviera, La Ciotat Shipyards said it is writing bills for mooring fees for the towering white superyacht Amore Vero, but it doesn’t know who to send them to. Customs agents seized the 86 – metre (282 – ft) vessel as its crew prepared to … More In France, A Seized Superyacht Creates Headaches, Not Just For Its Owner

Saudi Grand Prix Marshal Removed After Anti – Hamilton Tweet

JEDDAH – A Saudi Arabian Grand Prix marshal has been removed after sayin on Twitter he hopes seven – times world champion Lewis Hamilton suffered an accident similar to Romain Grosjean’s fiery crash in Bahrain in 2020. A spokesman for Formula One’s governing body said the unnamed marshal, writing in Arabic, would play no further … More Saudi Grand Prix Marshal Removed After Anti – Hamilton Tweet

Italy Seizes Property Belonging To Russian Oligarch Mordashov

MILAN, Italy – Italy has seized a building complex on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia worth around 105 million euros ($116.2 million) owned by Russian businessman Alexey Mordashov, Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s office said on Friday. The operation was part of a broad, Western drive to penalise wealthy Russian linked to President Vladimir Putin following … More Italy Seizes Property Belonging To Russian Oligarch Mordashov