The polls are terrifyingly clear: Italy is set to be the first Western European country to elect a far-right government in this century.
100 years after Benito Mussolini’s rise to power, Italy is set to elect the leader of a far-right party that has direct ties to the country’s fascist past.
The Italian senate voted to strip him of immunity.
In Germany, Italy, and Hungary, Europe's far right sees the crisis as a prime opportunity to push its arguments for closed borders.
“If people outside are scared, imagine what it’s like inside."
Italy’s Far-Right Leader Salvini Says He’s Being Hounded ‘Like Trump’ After Senate Votes to Put Him on Trial
Matteo Salvini was stripped of his immunity and could be tried for kidnapping migrants and holding them illegally at sea.
Instead of the new elections he wanted, the populist strongman has found himself dumped out of government and facing plummeting poll ratings.
NGOs operating rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, the deadliest route for migrants trying to cross from Africa to Europe, now face harsh penalties
Somehow it gets weirder.
Italian prosecutors are investigating after audio was released of a meeting between Russian officials and an aide to the Italian deputy PM.
The 31-year-old captain hit a police boat as she defied the law and brought migrants ashore
“This is not a game, we’re not playing. We need to get these people off this ship”