Italy’s government is unsettling its partners with its latest provocations. But the country’s Euroskepticism has a longer tradition than many realize.
Italy’s clash with Brussels over its budget proposal is just the latest in a string of problems threatening to destabilize its shaky coalition government.
Angela Merkel leaving the international stage may be bad news for quick EU reform. In the long run, however, her successor will likely turn into at least as good a European.
As deputy prime minister and interior minister, the leader of the right-wing Lega party has quickly become the dominant force in Italian politics. His …
Italy’s new government will confront the EU, but fears about a euro exit are overblown. The EU needs to work with Rome to keep …
Italy’s political crisis continues, with the populists profiting from President Matarella’s decision to block their choice of finance minister.
How long will Italy’s new government last?
Italy is barreling toward a crucial national election where everything appears possible.
Matteo Renzi has returned quickly to frontline politics in Italy.
Italy’s economy is defying the laws of gravity, but for how long?
Italy enters a tricky phase of political instability.
Italy is heading to the polls to vote on constitutional reform on December 4 – and the EU will be watching closely if yet another member descends into political chaos.
The Italian government has put together a contingency plan to address a possible new wave of refugees coming from the South.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has long advocated a dramatic break from the country’s political past. Such straightforwardness, however, does not suit most politicians – especially the cerchiobottisti, who make much ado but do not do much.