Matteo Salvini

Italy asks EU to find countries for 177 migrants

Italy is asking the EU to find countries willing to take 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another …

Coast Guard

Italy's Salvini says government will stand up against market attacks

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini leaves the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of …

Italy

Italy's deputy PM not aware of ad-hoc law to revoke Autostrade concession

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday said he was not aware of a plan to write a law to revoke concessions held by Autostrade per l'Italia to operate toll highways after the collapse of a bridge in Genoa last week.<p>Italian daily la Repubblica reported on Monday …

World News

How Matteo Salvini pulled Italy to the far right – podcast

Written by Alexander Stille, read by Andrew McGregor and produced by Simon Barnard

Italy

Italy mourns Genoa bridge collapse victims with state funeral - video

The archbishop of Genoa, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, led a state funeral service on Saturday for the victims of the Morandi Bridge collapse, as rescue workers continued to search for people still unaccounted for. Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and deputy …

Italy

Italian Populism Is … Popular

Take a look at this clip from today’s big state funeral in Genoa for victims of the bridge collapse there. Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini of …

Conservative View

Salvini uploads picture of migrants in 'Maltese waters'

Italy's right-wing deputy prime minister uploaded a picture of a migrants' boat he claimed was steaming through Maltese waters on Saturday.<p>The …

Malta

Benettons Confront Italy's Populists Over Bridge Disaster – Bloomberg

Benettons Confront Italy's Populists Over Bridge Disaster<p>Benettons Confront Italy's Populists Over Bridge Disaster<p>Benettons Confront Italy's …

Northern Italy

Italy government united over revoking Autostrade concession - Salvini

ROME (Reuters) - There is no division in Italy’s government over revoking the concession of toll road operator Autostrade, but the process will take some time, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday.<p>Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini leaves the site of the collapsed Morandi …

Italy

“It’s like we have a target on our back”: Black Italians face a surge of racism let loose by Matteo Salvini

"The message is: black is bad. Africans are bad.”<p>“Before, I felt Italian – a foreign Italian – but Italian,” Mussa told VICE News. “Now I don’t feel safe, especially with people I don’t know. I can’t go out alone, I can’t go out at night. I don’t feel peace any more.”<p>“There’s simply no precedent …

Matteo Salvini

EU Pushes Back at Italy Over Bridge Collapse – Bloomberg

EU Pushes Back at Italy Over Bridge Collapse<p>EU Pushes Back at Italy Over Bridge Collapse<p>EU Pushes Back at Italy Over Bridge …

Europe

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tries to shift blame away from Italy's new populist government as death toll hits 39 following bridge collapse

GENOA, Italy — Italian emergency experts pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge …

Engineering

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini Calls Gay Parents ‘Unnatural’

“I will exercise all possible power to defend the natural family founded on the union between a man and a woman.”<p>The far-right leader of Italy’s …

LGBTQI

Bridge collapse shows public works priority over budget limits - Deputy PM

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday that the bridge collapse in Genoa that killed at least 22 people means that the country must put public works spending before concern about deficit spending limits.<p>The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port …

Italy

Italy interior minister says around 30 dead in bridge collapse

Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday that “around 30” people had been killed after a motorway bridge collapsed in the …

Italy

Italy bridge: Pictures, videos from Genoa motorway collapse

A motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of Genoa, killing about 30 people, according to Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini.<p>The number of fatalities is likely to rise, according to Italian Deputy Transport Minister Edoardo Rixi.<p>A 200-metre section of the Morandi Bridge, part of the …

Italy

Italy's Salvini Blocks Migrant Rescue Ship Again as Spain Balks

Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told a humanitarian ship carrying 141 migrants rescued Friday off the coast of Libya that “it can go …

François Hollande

About 30 dead in Genoa bridge collapse: Deputy PM

MILAN (Reuters) - About 30 people were killed on Tuesday by the collapse of a motorway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, AGI news agency reported, quoting Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini.<p>“Around 30 people are dead and many others are seriously injured,” Salvini told reporters …

News

Salvini moves to assert "natural family" against same-sex parenthood

MASSIMO PERCOSSI<p>Click for full view<p>Leader of Italian 'Lega Nord' (North League) party, Matteo Salvini, speaks during his speech at the 'Italia …

European News

Italy's Salvini declares war on mafia after migrant worker deaths

1 / 2<p>Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, right, speaks with farm labourers in Foggia, southern Italy, on Tuesday<p>Italy's Interior Minister …

Tomatoes

Italy's FM visits Egypt, first since killing of researcher

CAIRO (AP) — Italy's foreign minister said Sunday he was pleased to hear from Egyptian officials that they are committed to completing an …

Cairo

Did he say that?

I read Lally Weymouth’s interesting and informative interview with Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini. The Post’s headline read, “Italy’s far-right party wants to expel immigrants” [Outlook, July 22]. Reading the interview, I expected to find corroboration of that in Salvini’s remarks. …

Opinion

Italy's Salvini says next budget will include tax cuts, pensions reform

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday the country’s budget for next year will include the first measures to introduce tax cuts and a reform of the pensions system, provisions that may be in breach of European Union fiscal rules.<p>FILE PHOTO: Italy's Matteo …

World News

Matteo Salvini not welcome in Mallorca over anti-immigrant stance

The Spanish island of Mallorca has declared Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, persona non grata as a result of his vitriolic stance against immigrants and the Roma community.<p>The motion, presented by the leftwing Podemos, the Balearic Islands branch of the Socialist party (PSIB) …

Europe

Spain’s Conservative leader Pablo Casado is ‘just like Italy’s Matteo Salvini’

Europe

Ethnic African athlete latest injured in Italy racism cases

ROME (AP) — An ethnic Nigerian, Italian athlete, wounded in the eye by an egg hurled from a passing car, is the latest known victim of a rash of …

Italy

Far right Italian leader Matteo Salvini accuses EU of trying to 'swindle' the UK out of Brexit

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of far right party The League has warned the EU may try to “swindle” the UK out of Brexit.<p>Former Member of …

Great Britain

Italy's anti-immigration deputy PM Matteo Salvini under fire for citing Mussolini

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s hard-line interior minister, has come under fire for using a phrase that was made popular by Benito Mussolini during the Fascist era.<p>Responding to criticism that he was fomenting xenophobia and racism with his anti-immigrant rhetoric, Mr Salvini wrote on Twitter: “Many …

Italy

Salvini urges London to stand its ground on Brexit negotiations

Click for full view<p>The League (Lega) party's leader Matteo Salvini addresses the media after a meeting with Italian President Mattarella at the …

European News

Italy's hardline deputy PM accuses EU of trying to 'swindle' Britain over Brexit as he calls for Theresa May to adopt a tougher approach in her negotiations

Italy's deputy prime minister has accuse the EU of trying to 'swindle' Britain out of Brexit.<p>Hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini told the …

Great Britain