Italian politics

Heading in a better direction?

Renzi Forges Ahead with Reforms

Scuffles broke out in Italy’s parliament as Italy’s Prime Minister pressed ahead with constitutional reforms amid much controversy and accusations of authoritarianism. Although the so-called Nazareno

Bleating Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi is not a happy man. The influence of the tanned media magnate and former prime minister of Italy finally appears to be fading

A Big Week For Italy

This week, Italy should discover the names of the candidates for the presidency of Italy. Sparks will then start flying. Reputedly, Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

Choosing a New President for Italy

Italy expects its 89 year old President Giorgio Napolitano to step down soon. That Mr Napolitano will actually go has been neither confirmed nor denied