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Italian populist allies clash in test of ballot box strength

For Italy’s quarrelling populist allies, Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio, the Abruzzo vote was a milestone head-to-head confrontation.

Italy to host Venezuela delegation at Guaido’s request

An attempt to muscle up the bloc's common position was vetoed by Italy, with the coalition government in Rome divided over how to handle the Venezuela crisis.

Italy’s president to hold consultations after populists name pick for PM

Giuseppe Conte is likely to become Italy's next prime minister.

Italian parties agree government program, say no threat to euro

The governing accord agreed to by the Northern League and 5-Star Movement is in direct opposition to European Union policies.

Italy’s 5-Star makes last-ditch overture to League for government

Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Star Movement plans to speak to Matteo Salvini of the Northern League to discuss an agreement to break Italy's long-running political deadlock.

Italian stalemate into third month after talks collapse

The Democratic Party and Five Star Movement are continuing to refuse to engage in talks.

Ex-Italian PM Renzi attacks potential coalition partner

Matteo Renzi of the Democratic Party publicly demeaned the Five Star Movement's Luigi Di Maio and his chances of becoming prime minister.

Italy’s 5-Star rejects Berlusconi on eve of government consultations

The 5-Star Movement has openly refused to enter a coalition with Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party.

Italian president to start talks on government creation

Italian President Sergio Mattarella will attempt to resolve a hung parliament.

Italy’s League, 5-Star attack EU budget rules after vote

Northern League leader Matteo Salvini and 5-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio agreed that a budget deficit ceiling of 3% of economic output set under EU rules was hurting economic growth.

Italian left mulls Five Star deal to end deadlock

The Democratic Party and the Five Star Movement may form an alliance that could end Italy's hung parliament.

Italy’s 5-Star Movement under fire over missing funds

Ten of the party’s parliamentarians did not hand over money totalling more than 1 million euros.

Italy’s 5-Star sheds anti-EU image, calls for reform

The anti-establishment party now supports the European Union, a complete reversal of the position it once held.

Italy’s 5-Star, stung by fake news claims, calls for OSCE election...

Italy's 5-Star Movement has called upon neutral observers to guard against fake news during the 2018 national election.