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Tod’s founder to restore Rome’s Colosseum

January 23, 2011 | Author: | Posted in International, Society

ROME – THE founder of Tod’s luxury leather goods and shoes announced on Friday that he will foot the 25 million euros (S$44 million) to restore the Colosseum. The ancient Roman arena is blackened by pollution and rocked by vibrations from a nearby subway line. Officials accepted Diego Della Valle’s offer to sponsor the restoration. …