Brexit may be the car crash we all expected, but in Italy we’re in the midst of a multi car pileup that […]
A strange way to celebrate an anniversary
Its 80 years since Italy passed the racial laws against the Jews and other minorities. To celebrate Salvini has decided to introduce […]
Salvini, who is eating too many pies, has announced over the last few days that he won’t take lessons from the EU, […]
Dont hold your breath
Its ten days since the terrible bridge collapse in Genova, and 2 years to the day since the earthquake that shook central […]
A fountain of sanctimony
He may only have one daughter with a pretty standard name, but in many respects Lorenzo Fontana is the Italian answer to […]
Foa and Foa jr
The committee for the Rai vetoed the election of Foa as chairman, but he refuses to accept the decision, as does Salvini […]
Rai, Foa and other three letter words.
Hopes that RAI (the italian BBC) may become politically independent are fading with the latest nominations to the board. The behemoth […]
That way madness lies.
Yesterday would have been Mussolini’s birthday, and to celebrate it Matteo Salvini deliberately quoted the fascist leader, ‘Tanto nemici, tanto onore’ – […]
What would Jeremy Hunt do?
For all of those who bewail the NHS, Italy has just proved how to rally the staff. At a hospital in Naples […]