‘From Russia with Love’: Putin sends aid to Italy to fight virus

By |marec 23rd, 2020|coronavirus, EU-bashing, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The Russian army on Sunday (22 March) began flying medical help to Italy to help it battle the new coronavirus after receiving an order from President Vladimir Putin, a goodwill gesture that Moscow labelled "From Russia with Love".

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Six die in Italy prison riot over anti-coronavirus measures

By |marec 9th, 2020|5-Star Movement, coronavirus, COVID-19, Italy, Lega, Matteo Salvini, News, Partito Democratico, prisons|

Six inmates were killed in a prison riot in Italy and guards were taken hostage at another jail, as unrest spread in prisons across the country over measures to contain the coronavirus, including restrictions on visits.

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Communications and identity: A make-or-break year for the EU

By |januar 29th, 2020|Brexit, communication, Donald Trump, Guy Verhofstadt, Matteo Salvini, News, political communication, political correctness, public relations, Racism, social media, xenophobia|

With one of its important members seceding, the EU is navigating dangerous and uncharted waters and will need to take a more proactive approach in terms of communication to ensure that the ship stays on course, writes Anthony Spota.

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Emilia Romagna voters upset Salvini’s plan to trigger early elections

By |januar 27th, 2020|5-Star Movement, forza italia, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Lega, Matteo Salvini, News, Partito Democratico, Regional elections|

Italy's populist leader Matteo Salvini appeared to have failed in his bid to win a key regional election and topple the country's fragile coalition government, according to exit polls late Sunday (26 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Emilia Romagna voters upset Salvini’s plan to trigger early elections

Italy’s Di Maio quits as 5-Star leader in blow to government

By |januar 23rd, 2020|5-Star Movement, Beppe Grillo, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News|

Luigi Di Maio stepped down on Wednesday (22 January) as leader of Italy's co-governing 5-Star movement, as it seeks to stem a wave of defections that threatens the government's parliamentary majority.

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Italian Sardines square off against Salvini ahead of crucial vote

By |januar 20th, 2020|'Sardines', 5-Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Lega, Matteo Salvini, News, Partito Democratico|

The "Sardines" grassroots movement protesting against the populism of far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini staged a mass rally in the northern city of Bologna on Sunday (19 January) ahead of a regional vote that could shake up national politics.

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Italy’s constitutional court rejects League’s bid to change electoral law

By |januar 17th, 2020|5-Star Movement, electoral law, italian elections, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Partito Democratico|

Italy's Constitutional Court on Thursday (16 January) rejected a request by the hard-right League party to hold a referendum to introduce a first-past-the-post electoral system, triggering the ire of League chief Matteo Salvini and relief in government...

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The battle between pro Nutri-score MEPs and Italy keeps raging on

By |januar 16th, 2020|Biljana Borzan, extra virgin olive oil, food labeling, Matteo Salvini, mediterranean diet, Michèle Rivasi, News, nutri-score, Silvia Sardone|

A group of MEPs on Wednesday (15 January) spoke out against a fake news campaign by Italian politicians and stakeholders about the nutrition label known as Nutri-score, calling for it to be compulsory for all food manufacturers in the EU.

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Salvini’s U-turn on Nutella exposes flaws in his ‘nationalist’ food policy

By |december 9th, 2019|Matteo Salvini, nationalist food policy, News, Nutella, nutriscore|

Lega leader Matteo Salvini's recent scolding of the iconic hazelnut spread 'Nutella' has exposed flaws in the 'Italian first' formula that has led the Italian to past electoral successes.

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Italy’s Conte rebukes opposition as debate over ESM reform heats up

By |december 3rd, 2019|bailout, ESM, Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega, Matteo Salvini, News, Piernicola Pedicini|

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte called upon the right-wing opposition to act responsibly in talks over the reform of the eurozone bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Conte rebukes opposition as debate over ESM reform heats up