Berlusconi’s new political contract with Italians is about EU agenda

After an eighteen years’ break, Silvio Berlusconi signed a new contract with the Italian people. In 2001 he played the highly-publicised card of signing a written document with all the political commitments of his government agenda. The Cavaliere did it live, in one of the biggest TV show in the recent history of the Italian … Continue reading Berlusconi’s new political contract with Italians is about EU agenda

Will Rome provoke Brussels by proposing Giorgetti for Commissioner?

Italy is about to provoke Europe by proposing a Commissioner know as a sceptic with regard to the single currency. Each member state has the right of having a commissioner, and Italy will table its proposal as all other countries. The difference is that the name that is being circulated in the last days is … Continue reading Will Rome provoke Brussels by proposing Giorgetti for Commissioner?

The intriguing story of former MEP Lara Comi

Lara Comi says goodbye. After two consecutive European legislatures, the young woman won’t sit in the next European Parliament. The leader of Forza Italia (FI), Silvio Berlusconi, was head of the list and was elected in more than one constituency. The 82-old politician was then obliged to indicate where he intended to be declared elected, … Continue reading The intriguing story of former MEP Lara Comi

Italy with no seats in the presidency of the EPP group. It never happened before

Once upon a time… there was Italy. However, in the next European legislature Italy will have no representatives in the board of the European People’s Party group (EPP), the most prominent political organism within the European Parliament. For the first time in the history of the elected European Parliament, the Italian delegation will not have … Continue reading Italy with no seats in the presidency of the EPP group. It never happened before

Berlusconi’s new project: The Orbanisation of Europe

A more right wing-oriented Europe, with the EPP in the lead. This is Silvio Berlusconi’s idea for the next European legislature, according to what he said in his latest interview. The leader of Forza Italia is ready for the great unprecedented transformation of the European Parliament. He wants the European People’s Party to abandon once … Continue reading Berlusconi’s new project: The Orbanisation of Europe