Tag: Northern League

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Italy to Impound NGO Migrant Ferries

The Italian government has announced that it may take in migrants from two NGO ‘rescue’ ships, but may seize the vessels for allegedly flying the Dutch flag illegally.

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Anger After Unvetted Migrants Hired To Walk Children To School

Opposition politicians have promised to fight plans by Arcore’s left wing local government which would see unvetted migrants walking young children to school in a project to teach pupils about ‘diversity’ and ‘humanity’.

Virginia Raggi, Five Star Movement (M5S) candidate for the mayoral elections in Rome, speaks during her last campaign meeting on June 17, 2016 at Ostia Lido, Rome's seashore, before the second round of the election.

Populist Woman Mayor Wins Rome by Landslide: ‘New Era’ Begins

Virginia Raggi, the telegenic populist candidate from Italy’s 5-Star Movement (M5S), has won a landslide victory to become the first female mayor of Rome, defeating the Democratic Party candidate Roberto Giachetti by more than thirty points in Sunday’s runoff election.

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‘Patriotic Spring’: Populist Parties to Meet in Vienna

Next week the head of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) will meet with French Front National leader Marine Le Pen to celebrate a “Patriotic Spring” event near Vienna, along with representatives from other right wing European parties. It will be

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Northern Italy ‘Anti-Mosque’ Law to Remain in Vigor

Contrary to recent news stories that Italy’s highest court had nullified a regional “anti-mosque” law in the northern Lombardy region, the region’s president is now crying victory, saying that the court’s ruling leaves the law substantially intact.

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Italian Supreme Court Nullifies Lombardy’s ‘Anti-Mosque’ Law

Italy’s highest court has repealed a law that strictly regulated the construction of new mosques in the northern region of Lombardy, on the grounds that it unjustly discriminated against Muslims. Representatives of the Northern League party, which sponsored the original