Tag: League party

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.

Updated: Italy’s 5-Star lawmaker denies any plans for EU exit

Italy has no plans to quit the European Union and others should refrain from airing such claims in order to avoid roiling financial markets,...

Tunnel exposes deep conflict in Italy’s populist government

Italy's 5-Star Movement and League party were rivals going into last year's national election, became coalition partners in a populist government afterwards, and now...

Italy’s 5-Star vows no favours to Berlusconi on TV ad ceilings

Italy's ruling coalition of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far right League party will pay no regard towards ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's influential media...