27 February 2018
The failures of the Italian left have opened the door for right wing and racist forces
29 August 2017
Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.
08 August 2017
A boat hired by far right activists to stop NGOs from rescuing refugees has been turned away from a series of Mediterranean ports.
11 April 2017
Activists from across Europe are planning to shut down Hamburg when the global ruling class, including Donald Trump, hold their G20 Summit there in July. Tens of thousands are expected join a week of protest in the northern German port city.
17 January 2017
Also: refugees drown trying to reach Italy
06 December 2016
Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation after suffering defeat in a referendum on constitutional reforms last Sunday.
29 November 2016
The right has fed off a political crisis in Italy but workers’ action could shift the mood to the left, writes Simon Basketter
14 October 2016
Nobel Prize-winning playwright and revolutionary activist Dario Fo, who has died at the age of 90, was one of the most important writers in Italian history, writes Mark Brown
07 June 2016
Italy’s populist 5-Star Movement moved one step closer to governing the capital Rome on Monday.
06 January 2015
The true horrors of the European Union’s “Fortress Europe” have been revealed again over the new year.
16 December 2014
The year that was meant to bring relief to the eurozone’s crisis is instead ending in strikes, stock exchange runs and political collapse on some of its key battlegrounds.
09 December 2014
Mexican students' body found; millions of workers set strike in Italy; and coordinated strikes grip Belgian capital
07 January 2014
Sylvestre Jaffard asks if the protests against governments of the centre left in Italy and France are the shape of things to come
19 November 2013
Thousands of students protested in Rome and other Italian cities last week against massive cuts in the 2014 budget
12 November 2013
Italian authorities have arrested a man for being one of the traffickers responsible for a fatal sinking last month, when at least 366 migrants died.
21 May 2013
Protest in Italy, carnage in Iraq, shortages in Venezuela
30 April 2013
Italy’s newly elected prime minister Enrico Letta has formed a coalition government. It brings together his own centre-left Democratic party with Silvio Berlusconi’s People of Freedom camp.
23 April 2013
The Italian parliament has re-elected Giorgio Napolitano as its president in the sixth round of voting. The country has been gripped by a political crisis since a general election in February failed to deliver a majority.
05 April 2013
Political parties in Italy face mounting pressure to form a “unity” government and end the impasse that has gripped the country since February's inconclusive elections.
21 March 2013
Italy’s ruling class is in disarray.