EXPLAINED: What is Italy’s public TV ‘censorship’ row all about?

EXPLAINED: What is Italy’s public TV ‘censorship’ row all about?

Italy's state broadcaster Rai has been on the defensive after accusations of censorship and homophobia from a popular tattooed rapper made front-page news on Monday. 

Elections: Italy’s government boosted as the right fails to take Tuscany in key vote

Elections: Italy’s government boosted as the right fails to take Tuscany in key vote

Why the rest of Italy is watching Tuscany’s regional elections closely

Why the rest of Italy is watching Tuscany’s regional elections closely

Italy’s Senate has voted to send Salvini to trial. What happens now?

Italy’s Senate has voted to send Salvini to trial. What happens now?

Anger over plans for Italy’s Salvini to speak at events in the UK

Anger over plans for Italy’s Salvini to speak at events in the UK

Facebook removes video of Italy’s Salvini ringing teenager’s doorbell

Facebook removes video of Italy’s Salvini ringing teenager’s doorbell

ANALYSIS: Here’s why Italy’s Matteo Salvini is down, but not out

ANALYSIS: Here’s why Italy’s Matteo Salvini is down, but not out

How Matteo Salvini lost his gamble to become Italy’s PM – for now

How Matteo Salvini lost his gamble to become Italy’s PM – for now

Italy’s president gives parties a deadline to form a new government

Italy’s president gives parties a deadline to form a new government

What next for Italy? These are the five likeliest scenarios

What next for Italy? These are the five likeliest scenarios

Italy enters second day of talks aimed at solving political crisis

Italy enters second day of talks aimed at solving political crisis

TIMELINE: 15 months of drama in Italian politics

TIMELINE: 15 months of drama in Italian politics

Italian PM Conte slams ‘irresponsible’ Salvini before offering resignation

Italian PM Conte slams ‘irresponsible’ Salvini before offering resignation

D-day for Italian government as PM Conte expected to resign

D-day for Italian government as PM Conte expected to resign

How an unexpected alliance thwarted Salvini’s bid for Italian snap election

How an unexpected alliance thwarted Salvini’s bid for Italian snap election

Chaotic Italian senate session rejects Salvini’s call for no-confidence vote

Chaotic Italian senate session rejects Salvini’s call for no-confidence vote

Italy recalls Senate from recess as no-confidence vote looms

Italy recalls Senate from recess as no-confidence vote looms

Italian senators to discuss plan for early elections

Italian senators to discuss plan for early elections

Government crisis: is Italy heading for early elections?

Government crisis: is Italy heading for early elections?

Salvini begins Italian beach tour as political crisis looms

Salvini begins Italian beach tour as political crisis looms

Italy’s top court upholds order to seize €49 million from League party

Italy’s top court upholds order to seize €49 million from League party

Italy’s Salvini avoids questions over alleged Russian funding deal

Italy’s Salvini avoids questions over alleged Russian funding deal

‘Not one ruble’: Italy’s Salvini denies his party took Russian money

‘Not one ruble’: Italy’s Salvini denies his party took Russian money

Ultra-conservative Salvini ally takes over European Affairs job

Ultra-conservative Salvini ally takes over European Affairs job

Italian PM threatens to quit unless coalition stops bickering

Italian PM threatens to quit unless coalition stops bickering

Italy’s coalition government is one year old, but how much longer can it survive?

Italy’s coalition government is one year old, but how much longer can it survive?

Minister resigns over Italy’s ‘crazy expenses’ scandal

Minister resigns over Italy’s ‘crazy expenses’ scandal

‘Populist school’ in Italy at risk as EU votes

‘Populist school’ in Italy at risk as EU votes

‘They’re taking Italians for a ride’: Five Star Movement stalls League’s anti-migrant decree

‘They’re taking Italians for a ride’: Five Star Movement stalls League’s anti-migrant decree

Italy’s Salvini attempts to form nationalist alliance ahead of European elections

Italy’s Salvini attempts to form nationalist alliance ahead of European elections

More local election success for Italy’s right wing in Basilicata

More local election success for Italy’s right wing in Basilicata

M5S leader Di Maio distances party from ‘medieval’ anti-LGBT conference

M5S leader Di Maio distances party from ‘medieval’ anti-LGBT conference

League candidate shouts ‘I’m a fascist’ at Italian rally

League candidate shouts ‘I’m a fascist’ at Italian rally

ANALYSIS: Salvini’s League is in charge in Italy – these local elections prove it

ANALYSIS: Salvini’s League is in charge in Italy – these local elections prove it

Salvini denies the League sought funding from Russia

Salvini denies the League sought funding from Russia

Senator convicted for racially abusing Italy’s first black minister

Senator convicted for racially abusing Italy’s first black minister

Italy’s League blocks Muslims from converting chapel into mosque

Italy’s League blocks Muslims from converting chapel into mosque

Why is Italy resisting EU sanctions against Russia over cyberattacks?

Why is Italy resisting EU sanctions against Russia over cyberattacks?

Immigrant children return to school canteens in Italian town that denied them lunch subsidies

Immigrant children return to school canteens in Italian town that denied them lunch subsidies

Italy’s League agrees to pay back missing millions, slowly

Italy’s League agrees to pay back missing millions, slowly

ANALYSIS: How Matteo Salvini dominated the Italian government’s first 100 days

ANALYSIS: How Matteo Salvini dominated the Italian government’s first 100 days

Italian court OKs seizure of the League’s missing millions

Italian court OKs seizure of the League’s missing millions

Italy’s top court orders €49 million to be seized from League party funds

Italy’s top court orders €49 million to be seized from League party funds

Centre-right coalition takes ‘fortresses’ of the left in regional elections

Centre-right coalition takes ‘fortresses’ of the left in regional elections

‘I’m not afraid of Matteo Salvini’: Italian author Roberto Saviano defiant after threat to remove protection

‘I’m not afraid of Matteo Salvini’: Italian author Roberto Saviano defiant after threat to remove protection

Italy to compile ‘register’ of Roma people: Matteo Salvini

Italy to compile ‘register’ of Roma people: Matteo Salvini

Italy’s new government wins parliament’s vote of confidence

Italy’s new government wins parliament’s vote of confidence

Italy’s new prime minister makes his first speech

Italy’s new prime minister makes his first speech

Italy’s new government, by the numbers

Italy’s new government, by the numbers

Here is Italy’s new cabinet in full

Here is Italy’s new cabinet in full

Italy swears in first fully populist government

Italy swears in first fully populist government

Italy’s next prime minister announces cabinet as populists agree new deal

Italy’s next prime minister announces cabinet as populists agree new deal

Italy political crisis: Populist government gets a second chance

Italy political crisis: Populist government gets a second chance

How the League’s Matteo Salvini played his cards right amid Italy’s political chaos

How the League’s Matteo Salvini played his cards right amid Italy’s political chaos

Giuseppe Conte is the nominee for Italy’s new prime minister

Giuseppe Conte is the nominee for Italy’s new prime minister

Italy’s voters give their verdict on new government programme

Italy’s voters give their verdict on new government programme

Italian parties say they have agreed on a nominee for prime minister

Italian parties say they have agreed on a nominee for prime minister

France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments

France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments

Italy awaits PM nominee after populists unveil government programme

Italy awaits PM nominee after populists unveil government programme

M5S unveils programme for Italy’s ‘government of change’

M5S unveils programme for Italy’s ‘government of change’

M5S and League say choosing Italy’s next PM ‘will not be a problem’

M5S and League say choosing Italy’s next PM ‘will not be a problem’

M5S and League agree contract for Italy’s ‘government of change’

M5S and League agree contract for Italy’s ‘government of change’

League and M5S leaders inch closer to deal on a government they may not be part of

League and M5S leaders inch closer to deal on a government they may not be part of

Leak reveals League and Five Star Movement’s radical plans for Italy

Leak reveals League and Five Star Movement’s radical plans for Italy

New Italian government put on hold as ‘key issues’ remain unresolved

New Italian government put on hold as ‘key issues’ remain unresolved

Italy could have a government by Monday

Italy could have a government by Monday

What’s stopping Italy’s two leading parties from forming a government?

What’s stopping Italy’s two leading parties from forming a government?

Italy’s far-right and Five Star Movement jostle to govern

Italy’s far-right and Five Star Movement jostle to govern

What to expect from Italy’s government talks

What to expect from Italy’s government talks

Footballer Mario Balotelli blasts Italy’s first black senator

Footballer Mario Balotelli blasts Italy’s first black senator

Italy elects its first black senator: Toni Iwobi of the League

Italy elects its first black senator: Toni Iwobi of the League

What’s next for Italy? The post-election scenarios

What’s next for Italy? The post-election scenarios

Italy is ‘steeped in hate’, Amnesty warns amid toxic election campaign

Italy is ‘steeped in hate’, Amnesty warns amid toxic election campaign

Anti-far right clashes in Naples trigger political storm

Anti-far right clashes in Naples trigger political storm

Provocative Italian politician dies in car crash, aged 50

Provocative Italian politician dies in car crash, aged 50

Juve must eclipse domestic woes again

Juve must eclipse domestic woes again

Turin: anger as Muslim rugs taken from city hall

Turin: anger as Muslim rugs taken from city hall

Italian football chief sacked for ‘lesbian’ slur

Italian football chief sacked for ‘lesbian’ slur

Women’s final scrapped over ‘lesbian’ slur

Women’s final scrapped over ‘lesbian’ slur

Juve focus on Cup final, not Barca: Marchisio

Juve focus on Cup final, not Barca: Marchisio

Furore over Italy football chief’s lesbian slur

Furore over Italy football chief’s lesbian slur

Tevez strike gives Juve win over Real Madrid

Tevez strike gives Juve win over Real Madrid

Champions Juventus seek Euro renaissance

Champions Juventus seek Euro renaissance

Italian clubs kept apart in Europa League semis

Italian clubs kept apart in Europa League semis

Juventus need luck after last four draw: Marotta

Juventus need luck after last four draw: Marotta

Vidal strikes as Juve labour past Monaco

Vidal strikes as Juve labour past Monaco

Le Pen shamed for Rome ‘neo-fascist rally’ support

Le Pen shamed for Rome ‘neo-fascist rally’ support

Manchester City see off Roma to reach last 16

Manchester City see off Roma to reach last 16

Two Italian parties call for exit from euro

Two Italian parties call for exit from euro

‘Those who play war with Putin are idiots’: Salvini

‘Those who play war with Putin are idiots’: Salvini

Roma focused on beating Manchester City

Roma focused on beating Manchester City

Italy’s far-right leader to meet Putin in January

Italy’s far-right leader to meet Putin in January

Far-right leader woos recession-weary Italians

Far-right leader woos recession-weary Italians

EU Commissioner calls Italian MEP a ‘moron’ over budget row

EU Commissioner calls Italian MEP a ‘moron’ over budget row

Salvini ‘exaggerated’ with pledge to repatriate 500,000 migrants says League colleague

Salvini ‘exaggerated’ with pledge to repatriate 500,000 migrants says League colleague

‘League of Leagues’: Italy’s Matteo Salvini calls for anti-immigration alliance across Europe

‘League of Leagues’: Italy’s Matteo Salvini calls for anti-immigration alliance across Europe

Salvini snubs Pope’s call to ‘forgive’ over migrants

Salvini snubs Pope’s call to ‘forgive’ over migrants

Italy’s north rebels as migrant arrivals top 50k

Italy’s north rebels as migrant arrivals top 50k

Outrage over politician’s ironic host a migrant ad

Outrage over politician’s ironic host a migrant ad