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Italian Senate approves new populist government

The alliance between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right Northern League gained the Senate's endorsement with 171 votes in favour, 117 against, and 25 abstentions.

Italy parties push president to name Eurosceptic economy minister

The Northern League and 5-Star Movement want Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte to name Paolo Savona as the new economy minister.

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.

Struggling to agree on government pact, Italy’s League turns on EU

The Northern League firmly opposes current European Union budget rules.

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.

Italy’s political stalemate persists as parties refuse to budge

Italy's political deadlock following an inconclusive election continues.

Italy’s right united in attempt to form government, name prime minister

The coalition of Northern League, Brothers of Italy, and Forza Italia has named their prime ministerial candidate.

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.

Italian parties seek parliamentary deal; government talks far away

Forza Italia, the 5-Star Movement, and the Northern League are working on finalising a deal over the next speakers for 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.

Balotelli scorns Italy’s first black senator over party’s migrant stance

Mario Balotelli said that Nigeria-born Toni Iwobi should be ashamed of himself for representing the anti-migrant Northern League.

Post-election scenarios in Italy

The hung parliament caused by the election in Italy has thrown the country's political future into disarray.

Wooing voters: what Italy’s parties are promising

As Italy prepares to go to the polls on March 4, each party has laid out its platform for the voters to consider.

Italy’s Northern League under pressure over racist shootings

The Northern League political party has been blamed for their influence in a recent shooting that targeted Africans.

Italy’s rightist bloc vows to reverse pension law if elected

Italy currently spends more than 16% of its gross domestic product on state pensions.