The villa sits on the side of the island

A unique sea-front Sicilian villa owned by famed fashion design duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana on the island of Stromboli has been placed on t(...)

Dummy on a scooter tests the response of a self-driving Volvo bus on trial in Singapore. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Driverless bus “I want to die like my father, peacefully in his sleep,” said Bob Monkhouse. “Not screaming and terrified, like his(...)

Gucci: the balaclava jumper that has been withdrawn from sale

Gucci has withdrawn a polo-neck jumper from its shops after social-media users said it resembled blackface. The €800 “balaclava” knit, part of the It(...)

A Dolce & Gabbana store in Shanghai. The furore over its ads threatened to grow into a setback for one of Italy’s best-known fashion brands in a crucial market. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Chinese ecommerce sites have removed Dolce & Gabbana products amid a spiralling backlash against an advertising campaign that was decried as racis(...)

Givenchy tweed coat with brown belt, Gucci leather wrap with white skirt, Erdem silver skirt

Oversize coats and jackets, mismatched tweeds, fuller skirts, colourful prints, embellishment and 1980s references – prepare yourself for the new seas(...)

Dylan Moran: In just over a year, Offaly-born Moran has signed with seven agencies globally.

Modelling is one of the few global industries where men earn less than women. According to Forbes, the world’s highest paid female supermodel, Gisele (...)

US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit Yad Vashem, the official Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, on May 23rd. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

It’s hard to imagine US president Donald Trump ever introducing himself to a roomful of reporters as “the man who accompanied Melania Trump to Rome”. (...)

It’s the colour of blood, of passion, with the greatest power to attract attention and a starry, red carpet favourite. Red, however, is not the colour(...)

Brendan Kenny: ‘We are concerned about what may happen in Apollo House between now and the 11th of January’

Dublin city council’s chief executive has expressed concern over the safety of Apollo House and “what may happen” before it is due to be vacated in Ja(...)

Carole Baijings and Stefan Scholten, who created the Elements collection for J Hill Standard Eamonn Terry, master glasscutter

‘Hard, beautiful, empty and easy to see through,” was F Scott Fitzgerald’s description in a short story of a cut-glass bowl given to a woman by her t(...)

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