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Italy , Sunday 25 February 2018

News Italy: Italy elections: Rival rallies spark tensions ahead of vote

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/italy-elections-rival-rallies-spark-tensions-vote-180225084618725.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Dozens of protests have taken place across Italy as tensions rise in the run-up to next weekend's election. Matteo Salvini, leader of the anti-immigrant Lega Nord party (also known as the Northern League) addressed thousands of supporters in Milan.

News Italy: Model seen returning to scene of alleged kidnapping in Italy

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/19/video-model-revisiting-italy-kidnap-sites-shown-at-trial.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Video of British model Chloe Ayling retracing her movements during the week that she allegedly was kidnapped and held for ransom was played in a Milan courtroom Monday during the trial of her alleged abductor. The video showed Ayling, 20, walking ...

News Italy: Italy’s Five Star Leader May Seek `Grand Coalition'

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-25/five-star-leader-may-seek-grand-coalition-for-italy-government
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Luigi Di Maio, the anti-establishment Five Star Movement’s candidate for Italian premier, may seek a pact with the Democratic Party and other groups to form a government after the country’s March 4 elections, La Stampa reported. Di Maio is working on ...

News Italy: Rugby-France Beat Italy in Six Nations to End Winless Streak

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/23/sports/rugby/23reuters-rugby-union-nations-fra-ita.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

MARSEILLE, France — France overpowered Italy 34-17 on Friday to end an eight-game winless streak and claim their first victory in this year's Six Nations. Les Bleus, who had not won a game since beating Wales in the same competition last March, prevailed ...

News Italy: Italy's League rallies in Milan as tense election campaign winds up

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-election-league/italys-league-rallies-in-milan-as-tense-election-campaign-winds-up-idUSKCN1G80O2?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Northern League leader Matteo Salvini drew thousands of supporters to a rally in Milan on Saturday as campaigning intensified ahead of a March 4 election expected to give most seats to a right-wing coalition of which his party is a member.

News Italy: Dortmund striker Batshuayi racially abused at game in Italy

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2018/02/22/dortmund-striker-batshuayi-racially-abused-at-game-in-italy/110725840/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Borussia Dortmund striker Michy Batshuayi says he was subject to racist chants from Atalanta fans during a Europa League game in Italy. The Belgium international, on loan from Chelsea, tweeted: "2018 and still racists monkey noises in the stands ..

News Italy: This Woman Is Taking On Racism And Sexism In Italy — And Getting Death Threats For It

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/italian-elections-racism-sexism
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

MILAN — Laura Boldrini didn’t worry much about the death threats until she received a bullet in the mail. Boldrini, who is the speaker of the Italian Parliament and the country’s highest-ranking woman politician, gets a level of harassment that even ...

News Italy: Silvio Berlusconi: Italy's eternal comeback king

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/silvio-berlusconi-italys-eternal-comeback-king-024319009.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Rome (AFP) - Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media mogul who dominated Italian politics for nearly two decades, has stepped back into the ring at the age of 81, defying those who dared to believe he had thrown in the towel. Despite sex scandals, serial ...

News Italy: Six Nations: France 34-17 Italy

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/43130275
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

France ended their winless run with an ultimately comfortable win in Marseille to continue Italy's Six Nations misery. The hosts - playing a Six Nations home match away from Paris for the first time - wasted countless chances before eventually putting away ...

News Italy: Italy's anti-immigration party "Casa Pound" hopes to be the voice of the new government

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/video/italys-anti-immigration-party-casa-pound-hopes-to-be-the-voice-of-the-new-government/vi-BBJxf1j
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Voters go to the polls in Italy next week to choose a new Parliament. Political parties held rallies on Saturday ahead of the national elections on March 4. A far-right anti-immigration party called "Casa Pound" is on the rise in Italy and hoping to have a ...