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Italy's Lega Nord party (Northern League) Matteo Salvini answers questions at the Foreign Press Association in Rome on February 22, 2018. Salvini and his coalition run for the March 4, 2018 vote aimed at electing Parliament and Senate members. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO …

Poll: Populist Salvini the Most Trusted Politician in Italy

The leader of Italy’s League Party, Matteo Salvini, has won over the hearts and minds of the majority of Italians and now enjoys the trust of a remarkable 56 percent of citizens, according to a poll released this week.

Italy's populist Five Star Movement (M5S) party leader Luigi Di Maio, addresses journalists a day after Italy's general elections, on March 5, 2018 in Rome.

Italy Election Aftermath: Renzi Quits, Center-Left ‘Disappears’

With final results in from Sunday’s national elections in Italy, the depth of the defeat for the left can be fully appreciated with the resignation of the leader of the Democratic Party (PD) and the severely diminished presence of the center-left coalition in Parliament.

Beppe Grillo, the founder of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, talks during a march in support of the 'No' vote in the upcoming constitutional reform referendum in Rome

Founder of Italy’s 5-Star Proposes Divorce From UKIP in EU Parliament

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s maverick 5-Star Movement should cut ties with the anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) and consider hooking up with the Liberals in the European Parliament, 5-Star founder Beppe Grillo said on Sunday. If the surprise switch