Tag: Far-Right

Far-right suspect goes on trial for killing German politician

Walter Luebcke, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, was found dead in a pool of blood outside his house in the western state of Hesse in June 2019. He had been shot in the head at close range.

Italy’s far-right League hurt by response to coronavirus in heartland

The coronavirus crisis has left Italy's northern economic powerhouse a disaster zone and raised awkward questions for far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini's League party, which has dominated the region's politics for years.

Italian Senate lifts immunity of defiant Salvini over migrant boat

The decision gives magistrates in Sicily the go-ahead to press charges over his decision to keep more than 100 migrants blocked aboard a coastguard ship for six days last July as he waited for other European Union states to agree to take them in.

Salvini looking for redemption in Italian regional elections

Both regions are currently controlled by the centre-left and while polls have long predicted a win for the right in the underdeveloped Calabria, the result in the north is far less certain and politically much more significant.

Italy’s anti-Salvini ‘sardines’ movement spreads, plans more protests

The group emerged in the city of Bologna last week when four friends invited people to join a protest against Salvini's League, whose popularity is growing ahead of an election in the northern Emilia-Romagna region.

France’s far-right Marion Marechal convinced of rising to power one day

The niece of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said on Saturday she was convinced her ideas would carry her to power...

France’s Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group

France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to...

EU Elections: Issues at stake in various member states

This election weekend where, besides Malta, countries are exercising their democratic right to elect their MEPs. Some, like the UK have already voted while...

Updated (5): Ħal Far murder: 2 arrested; weapon seized; Reactions pour...

Archbishop Charles Scicluna reacted to the news of arrests saying that it is with 'great sadness, shock and shame' that Malta confronts the true...

MEP Sant speaks of EU detachment; right-wing hijack

Maltese MEP and former Prime Minister Alfred Sant spoke of European citizens feeling detached from the EU Institutions as well as the extreme right...