Tag: Luigi di Maio

Italy presents plan to accelerate expulsion of migrants

Italy presented a scheme on Friday to accelerate the expulsion of migrants who have no right to stay in the country, cutting...

Italy’s ruling parties call for lowering voting age to 16

Italy's coalition parties said on Monday they were in favour of reducing the minimum voting age to 16, in a move which...

Italy’s 5-Star votes in favour of PD coalition, opening way for...

Members of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement overwhelmingly backed a proposed coalition with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) on Tuesday, opening the way for a...

Italy government not at risk over Italy-France rail link – Di...

Italy's ruling coalition is not at risk of falling apart over a controversial Italy-France high-speed rail link that is causing tensions within the populist...

France tells Italy ‘Basta! – withdraws envoy after war of words

France recalled its ambassador to Italy on Thursday, a remarkable diplomatic split between neighbours and European Union allies, after what it described as "repeated,...

France says Di Maio meeting with ‘yellow vest’ protesters ‘unacceptable provocation’

France's foreign ministry on Wednesday slammed a meeting between Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio and leaders of France's "yellow vest" anti-government movement,...

Dutch refuse Italian request to accept 47 migrants on rescue ship...

The Netherlands refused on Monday an Italian request to take in 47 migrants on a humanitarian ship that is being blocked from Italian ports,...

Italy’s Di Maio repeats attack on French policies in Africa

Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Monday reiterated that France's policies in Africa were creating poverty and causing migration, hours after France summoned...

Watch: “Malta pretends not to see the migrants off its coast”...

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio took aim at Malta once again, saying that the country was ignoring the migrants just 1 mile...

Italy parliament approves corruption crackdown in win for 5-Star

The Italian parliament on Tuesday approved a package of measures to crack down on public sector corruption and improve the efficiency of the justice...