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 […]
The new Lord of Darkness, Matteo Salvini, has been flexing his muscles since he got into his new office as Home Office […]
The Republic is dead, long live the Republic
Silvio is worried about the new government, because they wouldnt appoint him PM – he did nominate himself as the only possible […]
Hot under the Colle
The temperature at the Colle (parliament) this week must be pretty high. Judging by the chatter in the barber and bar here […]
The mighty fall
Lots of arrests in Sicily this week, all connected to Antonio Calogero Montante – ex president of the Sicilian Confindustria with special […]