Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has granted two migrant transport NGOs permission to drop migrants off in Italian ports as the country looks at renewing funds for a migrant agency previously defunded by Matteo Salvini.
According to new figures, Italy has seen a historically low birthrate in 2018, as the number of foreigners in the country has increased to nearly 9 per cent of the total population.
An Italian man who fatally shot two robbers and wounded a third after they broke into his jewellery shop threatening to murder his wife has been sentenced to 13 years in prison and ordered to compensate the families of the two robbers he killed.
The Italian unemployment rate is on the rise according to new statistics that put the rate up to 9.9 per cent under the leftist coalition of the Five Star Movement (M5S) and the Democratic Party (PD).
A recent poll found that former Minister of the Interior and current leader of the right-wing populist League party, Matteo Salvini, is the most trusted Italian politician.
“These deaths are the results of do-gooders, of ‘there is room for everyone’, of open ports, of renewed enthusiasm for the smugglers,” Salvini said.
As his League party continues to dominate Italian national polls, populist leader Matteo Salvini rejected allegations of fascist allusions, saying that fascism is dead and to be called a populist "is a compliment".
Salvini poised to lead Italy as snap elections loom
ROME (AP) - Spain says a Spanish ship with 107 migrants in the southern Mediterranean can sail to Spain and disembark its passengers in Algeciras.
Italian populist Matteo Salvini has rebuked U.S. celebrity Richard Gere over whether a boatload of illegal migrants should be allowed into Italy, suggesting he should look after them in Hollywood.
The Hungarian government has warned that illegal migration threatens Europe's future, culture, and civilisation, reiterated its "sovereign right" to reject multiculturalism, and criticised the European Union for pushing back against Italian leader Matt...
Father Giacobbe Elia, a Roman Catholic priest, has hit back at fellow clergy who have expressed pro-open borders sentiments, defending walls and borders.
Italian prosecutors have requested an indictment against members of the migrant transport NGO Proactiva Open Arms, arguing that two senior members of the group are involved in aiding illegal migration.
Five African migrants have been arrested in Rome this week after turning a local church into a headquarters for trafficking and hiding large amounts of heroin.
Italian deputy prime minister and minister of the interior Matteo Salvini has blamed left-wing extremists after being sent an envelope containing a bullet in the latest death threat against the League leader.
Populist Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini is said to be reworking the security and migration decree to allow the government to confiscate ships flying under the Italian flag.
Italian populist interior minister Matteo Salvini has slammed the election of Italian leftist David Sassoli as President of the European Parliament, arguing that voters were not respected.
(AFP) -- The captain of a migrant transport ship was due to appear in court on Monday accused of hitting a police boat while entering Italy's Lampedusa port with 40 people picked up in the Mediterranean.
Italy's populist deputy prime minister and minister of the interior Matteo Salvini has proposed a border barrier to halt illegal immigration from the Balkans, similar to the one U.S. President Donald Trump wants along the Mexican-American frontier.
Italian populist interior minister Matteo Salvini is refusing to allow migrant ferry operator Sea-Watch from landing in Italy, accusing them directly of human trafficking.