Mario Furore, from Five Star Movement, is the youngest Italian MEP

The youngest MEP of the Italian delegation is from the Five Star Movement (M5S). Among the 73 people who will represent the country in the next European Parliament Mario Furore, 31, is the youngest. Born in 1988, an activist for the Movement since December 2012, Furore is among the six candidates elected in the constituency … Continue reading Mario Furore, from Five Star Movement, is the youngest Italian MEP

Who won? Here the list of the next 73 Italian MEPs

European elections were held, now it’s time for the European Parliament to be constituted. The 73 MEPs coming from the Italian peninsula are now known. The League will have the biggest delegation with 28 members (+23 compared to the outgoing legislature), followed by the Democratic Party (PD) with 19 elected candidates (-12) and the Five … Continue reading Who won? Here the list of the next 73 Italian MEPs

Salvini leads the populist wave in Europe. Italy emerging as a threat for EU

Matteo Salvini is the new king of Italy. He won the European elections much better than expected. His party, the League, is the first national party with 34,3% of the vote. It is the best electoral performance ever for the political party since its foundation, in 1991. The outcome is even beyond the last poll … Continue reading Salvini leads the populist wave in Europe. Italy emerging as a threat for EU

Press release: Our blogging project gave birth to EUnewsBelgium!

Five months and a half ago we launched the five blogs covering the EU elections in Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Italy and France. We have published a total of 334 articles to this hour, days (hours) ahead of the European elections! We have been invited to speak about our project to students and journalistic associations. Concrete … Continue reading Press release: Our blogging project gave birth to EUnewsBelgium!

Salvini’s Austrian anti-EU friend swept away by pro-Russian big scandal

Houston, we have had a problem! The leader of the Austrian sovereignist party had to resign after having involved in what was already defined as the greatest scandal of the last 50 years. Heinz-Christian Strache, Freedom Party (FPÖ) chief and Austrian vice chancellor, was caught on video while discussing government contracts with an alleged Russian … Continue reading Salvini’s Austrian anti-EU friend swept away by pro-Russian big scandal

European elections, football second division kicks abstention out

Roberto Baggio, Alessandro Del Piero, Francesco Totti, Franco Baresi, and the list could continue. Italy means football. The country has a long and glorious tradition in this sport, a true religion for Italians. But what is the link with the European elections? Serie BKT, the second-highest division in the Italian football league system, joined “This … Continue reading European elections, football second division kicks abstention out

Press release: Our blogging project gave birth to EUnewsPortugal!

Five months ago we launched the five blogs covering the EU elections in Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Italy and France. We have published a total of 306 articles to this hour, and the European election is only starting! We have been invited to speak about our project to students and journalistic associations. Concrete result of the … Continue reading Press release: Our blogging project gave birth to EUnewsPortugal!

MEPs from Democratic Party: the best working Italians in Brussels

Bad news come from Europe for Italy, and even worse news for Italy can come from next May elections. Among all the political forces sitting in the European Parliament, the Democratic Party (Partito democratico, or PD) is the one with the people able to influence the activity of the EU body. There are eight Italians … Continue reading MEPs from Democratic Party: the best working Italians in Brussels

Committed and proactive, Five Star Movement are the new Italian Greens

The Five Stars Movement (M5S) are the new Italian Greens. No other national delegation in the European Parliament performed so well on climate during this European legislature, according to a special scoreboard published by Climate Action Network Europe (CAN). In the reader-friendly document the activity of all political groups on ecology during the last five … Continue reading Committed and proactive, Five Star Movement are the new Italian Greens