Nicholas Farrell Nicholas Farrell

Giorgia Meloni’s victory would be a triumph for Italian democracy

The Brothers of Italy leader is widely expected to win Italy's election

Giorgia Meloni (Credit: Getty images)

As Italians prepare to vote in today’s general election, the European Union has issued a warning – making clear that it stands ready to act.

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party, is widely expected to become prime minister at the head of a right-wing coalition. At an event in Princeton University, Ursula Von der Leyen, the EU president, said she is watching.

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