Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta after scuffles broke out at the airline’s headquarters on Monday
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Image of the week: Storm the headquarters Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta is not sh(...)

A model presents a creation from the Spring/Summer 2016 Ready to Wear collection by French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere for Louis Vuitton during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

Paris fashion week closed on Wednesday with a defiantly urban-inspired collection from Nicholas Ghesquiere at Louis Vuitton. The show involved high t(...)

Richemont said sales in Hong Kong and Macau were “significantly lower,” while mainland China returned to growth with retail sales growing at a “strong double-digit rate. (Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

Richemont, the world’s biggest jewelry maker, said sales growth accelerated as weaker currencies attracted big-spending tourists to Japan and Europe,(...)

Net income fell 23 per cent to €188.6 million ($213 million) in the six months through July, at Milan-based Prada. Photograph: Reuters.

Prada has reported first-half profits that beat analysts’ estimates as the luxury-goods maker took steps to curb rising costs, helping mitigate declin(...)

People cool off in the water at Berlin’s Wannsee lido as temperatures hit 40 degrees. Staff at the nudist area say they have  full-time job demanding that visitors either shrug off their swimsuits or move elsewhere. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

As temperatures tipped 40 degrees yesterday, Berliners’ thoughts turned to their three summer pleasures: cool beer, ice cream and public nudity. Stum(...)

Conor McGregor, who fights for the interim UFC featherweight title against Chad Mendes in Las Vegas, throws a high kick during his open workout session in the MGM Grand. Photograph: Getty Images

Conor McGregor likes to give the impression that no external force can possibly affect the serene course of his ship of destiny. “The ship was sailing(...)

Luxury acommodation at the Beverly Wilshire hotel, setting for Pretty Woman

D espite its enormous cinematic history, Beverly Hills is less than 15sq km in size. That’s about two Phoenix Parks laid side by side, though it’s mor(...)

 Shelly Corkery, fashion director for Brown Thomas. Photograph: Alan Betson

For every applicant for a shop floor job in Brown Thomas, there are hundreds who want to skate straight in as a fashion buyer. Ideally in a flippy (...)

An Ireland Currency Commission ‘Lady Lavery’ one hundred pound note sold for €3,600 at Whyte’s Irish Art and Collectables Auctioneers

Saturday (June 13th) Whyte’s, The Eclectic Collector auction, Molesworth St, Dublin 2. 80 per cent of lots sold. A 19th century mahogany coin cab(...)

“Louis Vuitton has lost the unitary protection for the Damier pattern, which means that where it does not have national trade mark registrations for the marks, it will face difficulties in halting the activities of copycats and counterfeiters.” Photograph: by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

In a landmark decision, the European Union’s General Court has denied Louis Vuitton the right to call the well-known Damier chequerboard pattern its o(...)