Italian election 2018 results: ‘Italy is OVER!’ Twitter meltdown after ‘populist’ success

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Italian election 2018: The exit polls in Italy are showing that the 5-Star Movement in the lead (Getty)

 

A NEW hashtag has started trending in Italy in the wake of the historical success of “populist parties” with users claiming #Italyisoverparty, it has been revealed.

The exit polls in Italy are showing that the Eurosceptic 5-Star Movement party set to win the most votes and the anti-immigration party Lega are due to win more votes than Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza.

The front page headline on the first edition of La Stampa newspaper says: “Di Maio wins, Italy ungovernable.” Continue reading

EU Lawmakers Urge “Federal Union” For European States… Or Else

The beginnings of the United States of Europe, courtesy of a German Fourth Reich which dominates the European Union to serve its own purpose.

 

 

The leaders of the lower chambers of parliament of Germany, Italy, France, and Luxembourg have called for a European “Federal Union” in an open letter published in Italian newspaper La Stampa on Sunday.


In less than a month, on March 17 next, we Presidents of the national parliaments of the EU we will meet in Rome, how will the representatives of governments, for the sixtieth anniversary of the Treaty from which it began: our Union.  

But it is plain for all that recurrence requires much more than just a historical commemoration. Birthday comes the most critical stage ever crossed by the European project.  Continue reading

Top EU diplomat calls for Palestinian state within 5 years

Ahead of her visit Friday, Federica Mogherini says actors in the region ‘need the European Union to be present to make steps forward’

The European Union’s new foreign policy chief called for the creation of a Palestinian state within the five years of her term, and announced that the EU intends to play a more influential role in the Middle East than it has in the past.

“What’s important for me is not whether other countries, be they European or not, recognize Palestine,” Federica Mogherini told the European press in comments published Tuesday, referring to Sweden’s recent recognition of a Palestinian state. “I’d be happy if, during my mandate, the Palestinian state existed.”

This weekend, she is scheduled to arrive in Israel and the Palestinian territories for her first official visit. During her two-day trip, she will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, President Reuven Rivlin, opposition leader Isaac Herzog and the chief peace negotiator, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni. She is also expected to travel to Ramallah and the Gaza Strip, where she will meet with senior Palestinian officials. Continue reading

Pope: I knew good Marxists; label doesn’t hurt me

Pope Francis is shrugging off the “Marxist” label that some ultra-conservatives might apply to him because he frets that economic growth doesn’t always help the poor. Continue reading