Italian parliamentarians form ‘Friends of Putin’

A group of “Friends of Putin” is being formed in the Italian parliament.
It was an initiative of Paolo Grimoldi, an opposition member and one of leaders of the Northern League party, the press service of the house of deputies … Read the rest

Geert Wilders riding high

geertDutch right-wing leader Geert Wilders is riding high ahead of this month’s European Parliament elections, hoping to destroy from within what he calls the ‘monster of Brussels’.

The platinum-haired Wilders in November announced “the start of the liberation of Europe” … Read the rest

Venetian nationalists accused of ‘terror’

Italian police on Wednesday arrested 24 people involved in a campaign to demand independence for Venice and its surrounding region and seized a tractor that they said the activists had tried to convert into a sort of tank.

The surprise … Read the rest

Councillor calls for black Italian minister ‘to be raped’

A councillor belonging to Italy’s anti-immigrant Northern League party called Thursday for the country’s first black minister to be raped, sparking an outcry and her expulsion from the party.

“Won’t someone rape her, just to make her understand what victims … Read the rest