Tag: Matteo Salvini

Carola Rackete should have never been arrested – Italian high court

"No one should be prosecuted for aiding people in need. The EU directive on 'crimes of solidarity' needs reform," Rackete said.

Italian ‘sardines’ take on Salvini

"We want to show we can defeat the dragon of populism with ideas, with our brains," said Mattia Santori, 32, one of four young Italians who dreamt up the so-called 6000-Sardines group.

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.

Salvini’s right rallies in Rome to protest against government

Tens of thousands of supporters of Italy's right-wing opposition parties, spearheaded by Matteo Salvini's League which was ousted from power two months...

Salvini’s League considers joining EPP

The Italian far-right party, the Northern League, is considering joining the European People's Party. Partit Nazzjonalista is a full member of EPP.

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...

Italian coalition wins vote in Senate, letting it take office

Italy's new government won a confidence vote in the upper house Senate on Tuesday allowing it to take office following a stormy debate, with...

Second rescue boat heading to Lampedusa in potential new stand-off with...

A second migrant rescue boat is heading towards the south Italian island of Lampedusa, potentially creating another stand-off with Italian authorities who are banning...

‘We should not give into populism’ says Delia, as PN official...

Partit Nazzjonalista education spokesperson and minority leader on Birkirkara's local council Justin Schembri has come under fire after he praised Italian Home Affairs Minister...

Spain sends warship to pick up migrants off Italy’s coast

Spain ordered a naval vessel on Tuesday to the Italian island of Lampedusa to bring migrants stranded there on a rescue boat to Mallorca...