Paris (AFP) - "Save Venice" was the theme of Vivienne Westwood's latest Paris fashion show as the famed designer and eco-activist called for action on climate change. The grand dame of British fashion brought a taste of Venetian carnival to the catwalk on the fifth day of Paris fashion shows on Saturday. Masked harlequins and macabre jesters, distorted faces and neon makeup -- Westwood's spring-summer 2016 collection paid homage to Venice's famed carnival, and married it with flashes of her renowned punk ethic.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who opened fire in an Oregon college shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were killed after being told to crawl across the floor, according to relatives of students in the classroom.
At least 16 people were killed in violent storms and flooding that struck the chic French Riviera overnight, with three people still missing, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday. The president visited the site of the disaster, which occurred when the Cote d'Azur was lashed by to 180 millimetres (seven inches) of rain in just three hours. In these moments, we must be fast, efficient and coordinated," said Hollande.