Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte called Matteo Salvini "disloyal" and "obsessed with immigration" in an open letter.
Italian Prime Minister Giseuppe Conte says six EU countries have offered to take the stranded Open Rescue migrants as the head of the charity aiding them says the shipneeds an emergency medical evacuation.
The League has presented a no-confidence motion in the government but the Senate rejected its request for it to be debated on Wednesday, and instead decided that Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte should address the upper house over the crisis on August 20.
Lega Nord party leader Matteo Salvini is waging an unofficial election campaign from the beach, according to some political commentators in Italy.
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Six people including five teenagers and a 39-year-old woman who had accompanied her daughter to the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in Corinaldo, were killed in the stampede on December 8, 2018.
Italian social media users have said Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is "out of control" following a recent Twitter post in which he referred to a Romani woman as a "dirty gypsy".
Matteo Salvini has banned another rescue ship carrying forty migrants from entering Italian waters. The Alan Kurdi is run by German charity Sea-Eye and is heading towards Lampedusa.
An Italian coastguard ship carrying migrants rescued at sea was given permission to dock but not to disembark in Sicily last weekend. Medical staff allowed to tour the ship found that the 116 people on board had to share a single toilet.
Germany says it is ready to take some migrants, refused permission to disembark from an Italian coastguard vessel in Sicily.
Italy's prime minister Giuseppe Conte has stood by Matteo Salvini's League party amid accusations it sought illicit funds from Russia.
A newly-elected MEP has called Italy's Matteo Salvini a coward over his stance on migration.
Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini denied that his League Party took any money from Russia after allegations that a close aide held secret meetings in Moscow to seal the deal.
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All this and more on Tuesday's episode of Raw Politics.
Italy closed its Mineo refugee camp on Tuesday, which was at one point Europe's largest.
A migrant ship has disembarked in the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a ban by the country's interior minister, Matteo Salvini.
Captain of migrant rescue ship Sea Watch, Carola Rackete, has been set free from house arrest by an Italian judge after she docked the boat in Lampedusa against a military order.
Carola Rakete, the captain of the rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, which defied the Italian government ban and docked at Lampedusa, has said she regrets any alarm caused when the ship trapped a police boat against the quay.
A special report from on board the Sea Watch 3 rescue ship shows the conditions the migrants are living in. The boat is now in Italian waters after being denied permission to unload its passengers.
Those on board tell Euronews that "the real solution to the problem is to have safe and legal passage for anyone fleeing and looking for safe harbour.”
Watch again: Defying Rome, migrant rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 enters Italian waters
Italy's interior minister says the Netherlands is responsible for what happens to a group of migrants stranded on a rescue ship ship sailing under the Dutch flag
Italian Deputy PM and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini if on a charm offensive ahead of his visit to Washington. He spoke with NBC News' Claudio Lavanga on Europe, Trump and his stance on immigration.
The German maritime rescue NGO rescued the 53 migrants off the coast of Libya on Wednesday but has been unable to disembark them after Italy refused them entry with Salvini ordering law enforcement on Thursday to prevent the boat from entering Italian waters.
Identity and Democracy - the new name for the European Parliament's biggest eurosceptic faction.