Giorgia Meloni: Will Italy rock the boat?

Europe's decisive swing to the right continues

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It appears that Italy, one of the European Union’s largest economies, will turn decisively to the right in its politics. While the exact final results are yet to be determined, all indications are that a right-wing alliance will win the general elections in Italy with more than 40 per cent of the votes cast. The coalition will likely be led by a new right-populist party known as the Brothers of Italy, led by the controversial Giorgia Meloni, who has in the past expressed admiration for the country’s past Fascist leader, Benito Mussolini. Ms Meloni’s party, which received less than 5

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First Published: Sep 26 2022 | 10:26 PM IST

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