How political parties such as Fidesz, Brothers of Italy, and the National Rally form part of the European Parliament.
For the first time, two populist radical-right partners are teaming up to form a government. So who is the outsider now?
Italy’s next prime minister promises a lot on the campaign trail but the reality of government will prove a shock.
The return of fascist discourse has been several decades in the making and owes a lot to Matteo Salvini.
With the opposition all but giving up, a party with origins in post-war fascism is poised to form a government.
Italians will vote soon. A likely victory for the far-right Brothers of Italy could take the country down an uncharted path.
Populists leaders are supposed to use simpler language than their opponents. A comprehensive study shows this is not always the case.
Incumbent governments are enjoying renewed popularity during the pandemic, while far-right challengers get bogged down in conspiracy theories.
Research in Sicily finds that anti-immigration policies don’t slow the flow of immigrants, but do hurt local residents in communities where migrants first arrive.
The 2015 reception crisis had a profound impact on civil society in Europe. A significant set of attitudes and practices emerged that give a sense of what political participation means today.
The former deputy prime minister has been outmanouevered by his government partners –but he thrives in opposition.
The fragile coalition between the League and Five Star Movement has fallen to pieces – and Giuseppe Conte is the last man standing.
Standoffs at sea represent yet another attempt by EU officials to obstruct the movement of migrants by producing further bureaucratic blockades to mobility.
Authorities in Italy would sooner turn ships carrying migrants back to strife-torn countries like Libya rather than allow them to seek asylum. It’s amounting to repeated Voyages of the Damned.
Carola Rackete, captain of an NGO search and rescue ship, was arrested by Italian authorities when landing in Italy. She isn’t the first to be criminalised for trying to save people at sea.
Nationalism seems to be on the rise in Europe, with many parties hostile to immigration. But what role does immigration itself have their support? Research shows some unexpected impacts.
The League is rapidly losing support and its leader, Matteo Salvini, may take drastic action.
Who gets a vote and what are they voting for? Everything you need to know.
Demolition of migrant camps and changes to rules concerning who can access support has left many migrants in Italy on the streets.
One half of the government has trounced the other in Abruzzo and Sardinia.