‘I’m proud of what I did’: Far-right Italian leader in court for blocking migrants

‘I’m proud of what I did’: Far-right Italian leader in court for blocking migrants

Italian political leader Matteo Salvini appeared on Saturday before a Palermo judge in connection with a 2019 incident during which he blocked migrants at sea while he was the interior minister.

Italy defies virus for vote as far-right hopes to retake regions

Italy defies virus for vote as far-right hopes to retake regions

Salvini seeks to topple government in key regional poll

Salvini seeks to topple government in key regional poll

‘Embarrassing conduct’: Anger in Italy after Salvini’s election doorbell stunt

‘Embarrassing conduct’: Anger in Italy after Salvini’s election doorbell stunt

Italy’s League party votes for Salvini to stand trial in migrant ‘kidnap’ case

Italy’s League party votes for Salvini to stand trial in migrant ‘kidnap’ case

Italy’s Salvini faces investigation over ‘misuse’ of police aircraft

Italy’s Salvini faces investigation over ‘misuse’ of police aircraft

Italian right celebrates rise in historically left-wing Umbria

Italian right celebrates rise in historically left-wing Umbria

Salvini seeks to unite Italian right with Rome rally

Salvini seeks to unite Italian right with Rome rally

Salvini to hold Rome rally to boost Italian right

Salvini to hold Rome rally to boost Italian right

Salvini rejects Forza Italia pact: ‘We do not need anyone’

Salvini rejects Forza Italia pact: ‘We do not need anyone’

Salvini could take Italy out of EU, former PM warns

Salvini could take Italy out of EU, former PM warns

Salvini wants Europe to take migrants from Italy coastguard

Salvini wants Europe to take migrants from Italy coastguard

Salvini ally grilled over Russia funding affair

Salvini ally grilled over Russia funding affair

‘Populist school’ in Italy at risk as EU votes

‘Populist school’ in Italy at risk as EU votes

Italy accepts 147 refugees flown in from Libya

Italy accepts 147 refugees flown in from Libya

Italy says migrant mothers, kids refuse to leave German rescue ship

Italy says migrant mothers, kids refuse to leave German rescue ship

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

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

Thousands join anti-abortion Congress of Families march in Verona

Thousands join anti-abortion Congress of Families march in Verona

Italian ship rescues migrants as Rome vows crackdown

Italian ship rescues migrants as Rome vows crackdown

Turin-Lyon trainline dispute causes fresh schism in Italy’s government

Turin-Lyon trainline dispute causes fresh schism in Italy’s government

Anger as Italy’s interior ministry pulls police escort from mafia journalist

Anger as Italy’s interior ministry pulls police escort from mafia journalist

Protests as Salvini visits construction site for controversial high-speed trainline

Protests as Salvini visits construction site for controversial high-speed trainline

Italians rally to limit fallout from migrant centre closure

Italians rally to limit fallout from migrant centre closure

An early general election in Italy is likely, analysts say

An early general election in Italy is likely, analysts say

Italy’s Salvini threatens to sue migrant rescuers

Italy’s Salvini threatens to sue migrant rescuers

Save the Children urges Italy to let rescued minors land

Save the Children urges Italy to let rescued minors land

Italian president goes viral with New Year swipe at Salvini

Italian president goes viral with New Year swipe at Salvini

Sicilian mayor defies Salvini on residency terms for migrants

Sicilian mayor defies Salvini on residency terms for migrants

Thousands march against Italy’s new anti-migrant law

Thousands march against Italy’s new anti-migrant law

Italy’s Salvini accuses EU of anti-Israel bias

Italy’s Salvini accuses EU of anti-Israel bias

Italy’s Salvini hails six months in power with Rome rally

Italy’s Salvini hails six months in power with Rome rally

Milan coach hits back as Italy’s deputy PM slams his game plan

Milan coach hits back as Italy’s deputy PM slams his game plan

Italy says it won’t budge over budget

Italy says it won’t budge over budget

Postcards for Salvini: activists to deliver thousands of pro-migrant cards to Italy’s Interior Minister

Postcards for Salvini: activists to deliver thousands of pro-migrant cards to Italy’s Interior Minister

Defiant Salvini: ‘I don’t care’ if EU rejects budget

Defiant Salvini: ‘I don’t care’ if EU rejects budget

Italy’s Democratic Party challenges “fake news” journalist’s appointment as national broadcaster head

Italy’s Democratic Party challenges “fake news” journalist’s appointment as national broadcaster head

Italy government adopts hardline anti-migrant decree

Italy government adopts hardline anti-migrant decree

Italy’s Salvini touts plan to ‘save Europe’ after Bannon talks

Italy’s Salvini touts plan to ‘save Europe’ after Bannon talks

Italy’s Salvini faces probe into treatment of stranded migrants

Italy’s Salvini faces probe into treatment of stranded migrants

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

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

Sicilian prosecutors to probe Salvini over stranded migrants

Sicilian prosecutors to probe Salvini over stranded migrants

Italy threatens to send stranded migrants ‘back to Libya’

Italy threatens to send stranded migrants ‘back to Libya’

Genoa death toll hits 43 as missing family found

Genoa death toll hits 43 as missing family found

Italian mother appeals to president over Facebook threats to son

Italian mother appeals to president over Facebook threats to son

Salvini: No VAT hike or scrapping of ‘Renzi bonus’ in budget

Salvini: No VAT hike or scrapping of ‘Renzi bonus’ in budget

Italy’s Salvini demands apology after declaring athlete egg attack ‘not racist’

Italy’s Salvini demands apology after declaring athlete egg attack ‘not racist’

Matteo Salvini: Who is the firebrand politician shaking up Italian politics?

Matteo Salvini: Who is the firebrand politician shaking up Italian politics?

Germany aims for migration deal with Italy by end of July

Germany aims for migration deal with Italy by end of July

Salvini to demand closure of Italian ports to ‘international mission’ migrant ships

Salvini to demand closure of Italian ports to ‘international mission’ migrant ships

Italy cannot be ‘Europe’s refugee camp’: Matteo Salvini

Italy cannot be ‘Europe’s refugee camp’: Matteo Salvini

Immigrants arrive in Sicily ahead of Salvini visit

Immigrants arrive in Sicily ahead of Salvini visit

League boss mulls new poll to end Italy stand-off

League boss mulls new poll to end Italy stand-off

Standoff drags on in Italy over new economy minister

Standoff drags on in Italy over new economy minister

Anti-far right clashes in Naples trigger political storm

Anti-far right clashes in Naples trigger political storm

Italian populist enters PM race on back of Trump win

Italian populist enters PM race on back of Trump win

‘Salvini who?’: Donald Trump snubs Italy’s far-right leader

‘Salvini who?’: Donald Trump snubs Italy’s far-right leader

It’s OK to call a politician a ‘Nazi’: Italian judge

It’s OK to call a politician a ‘Nazi’: Italian judge

Activists destroy copies of far-right leader’s new book in raid

Activists destroy copies of far-right leader’s new book in raid

Bishops and politicians clash over migrants

Bishops and politicians clash over migrants

Berlusconi woos Salvini to form alliance

Berlusconi woos Salvini to form alliance

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

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

Italy’s right-wing chief in bulldoze threat to Roma

Italy’s right-wing chief in bulldoze threat to Roma

Third of Italians back anti-immigrant party

Third of Italians back anti-immigrant party

Italy’s Northern League launches southern push

Italy’s Northern League launches southern push

Far-right leader woos recession-weary Italians

Far-right leader woos recession-weary Italians

Outrage as Italy’s broke far-right party sacks 76

Outrage as Italy’s broke far-right party sacks 76

Italian party chief heaps praise on North Korea

Italian party chief heaps praise on North Korea

Salvini vows not to yield to Brussels in Italy budget dispute

Salvini vows not to yield to Brussels in Italy budget dispute

Italy says bond yields don’t reflect true financial health

Italy says bond yields don’t reflect true financial health

Italy and France anti-EU leaders slam Brussels ‘bunker’

Italy and France anti-EU leaders slam Brussels ‘bunker’

IN PICTURES: Thousands protest in Milan against Salvini-Orban alliance

IN PICTURES: Thousands protest in Milan against Salvini-Orban alliance

Homeless snub famous Italian chef’s vegan dishes

Homeless snub famous Italian chef’s vegan dishes