Matteo Renzi

Portrait of the week

3 December 2016 9:00 am

Home Paul Nuttall, aged 39, was elected leader of the UK Independence Party. He said: ‘I want to replace the Labour…

Italy’s heading for its own Brexit moment

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Unelected prime minister Matteo Renzi is losing his own referendum campaign

Beppe Grillo’s M5S is a Scientology-style cult

11 June 2016 9:00 am

The group behind Rome’s probable next mayor is a Scientology-style cult

A lesson from Italy on the futility of referendums

23 April 2016 9:00 am

As we prepare in Britain for our momentous referendum in June, Italy has just had one. It happened last Sunday…

Portrait of the week

20 June 2015 9:00 am

Home Talha Asmal, aged 17, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, died in a suicide bomb attack on forces near an oil…

Welcome to Italy: this is what a real immigration crisis looks like

20 June 2015 9:00 am

More than 50,000 boat people have arrived already this year, with many more expected