Teresa Coratella

Salvini goes global

Matteo Salvini’s enthusiasm for Trump did not win him a meeting with the president; and his Washington visit this week may undermine Italy in Europe

Poland and Italy: Best of frenemies

Russia and migration remain issues that divide the Polish and Italian governments from each other. And such disharmony could yet stymie cooperation between right-wing populists after the European Parliament poll. 

Italy’s distracted political elite

May's European Parliament election will shape the future of Italian political parties – will it enable traditional mainstream parties to stage a recovery? 

Italy’s Chinese dilemma

Ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Italy, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has joined the long series of issues that divide Italy's ruling parties 

Italy plays in the Penta League

Can the unlikely bedfellows of the Five Star Movement and the League really make government work?

Italy votes: Europe in the Italian election

The primary European issues in the Italian election debate are migration, the future of the eurozone, and security/defence.