Matteo Salvini

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Matteo Salvini: ‘I refuse to think of substituting 10m Italians with 10m migrants’
Exclusive: Far-right politician is in campaign mode and says he has no regrets about draconian policies he introduced when he was interior minister

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

25, Nov, 2021 @12:37 PM

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‘It was mind-boggling’: Richard Gere on the rescue boat at the heart of Salvini trial
Exclusive: the Hollywood actor, who lawyers have listed as a key witness, describes scenes of desperation on the Open Arms vessel

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

19, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Italy’s Matteo Salvini recorded calling far-right rival a ‘pain in the ass’
Secret audio reveals League leader swearing and hitting out at Giorgia Meloni of the Brothers of Italy

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, Oct, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Pro-refugee Italian mayor sentenced to 13 years for abetting illegal migration
Domenico Lucano, who welcomed migrants to tiny town of Riace, also convicted of ‘irregularlities’

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

30, Sep, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Matteo Salvini’s former social media guru faces drugs investigation
Luca Morisi, credited with rise of Italy’s far-right League party, resigned last week

Angela Giuffrida Rome correspondent

27, Sep, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Richard Gere may testify in Matteo Salvini trial over rescue ship standoff
Actor helped deliver food to people onboard NGO vessel that was refused entry to Italian port by then minister

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

27, Sep, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Success of far-right Brothers of Italy raises fears of fascist revival
Political party has overtaken Matteo Salvini’s far-right League as Italy’s biggest party in opinion polls

Angela Giuffrida in Ascoli Piceno

03, Aug, 2021 @4:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Fortress Europe: a continent losing its moral compass
Editorial: The increasingly draconian approach to irregular migration betrays the spirit of the 1951 refugee convention

Editorial

01, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Alleged killing of migrant by far-right politician prompts Italy gun control row
Estimated 1.2m Italians who are not in police or the security forces own small guns, according to poll

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, Jul, 2021 @12:17 PM

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The Guardian view on Italian post-fascists: heading for the mainstream? | Editorial
Editorial: The rise to prominence of the Brothers of Italy party and its abrasive leader, Giorgia Meloni, is a disturbing development

Editorial

31, May, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Far right puts brakes on a new law that aims to stamp out homophobia in Italy
Attacks on gay people continue unchecked as activists step up their 25-year battle to win LGBT rights

Angela Giuffrida

04, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Attack on gay couple in Rome prompts calls for anti-homophobia law
Politicians and activists demand end to delays to bill protecting LGBT people after metro station assault

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, Mar, 2021 @4:58 PM

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