20 June 2018

Fortress Europe is no friend of migrants

It criticises Italy, yet the EU has been blocking migrants for decades.

7 June 2018

Treating Italy like a Euro-colony

The EU’s meddling in Italy should alarm all democrats.

24 May 2018

The thwarting of Italian democracy

How EU officials are overriding Italy’s popular will.

7 March 2018

Now it’s time for ‘Italeave’

Italy’s politicians must listen to the public and consider leaving the EU.

6 December 2016

The rejection of Renzi: a good day for democracy

Italians have had enough of this unelected PM.

20 February 2014

Matteo Renzi and Italy’s coup d’état

Italian voters have yet again been sidelined by backroom deals in Rome.

11 July 2013

‘I don’t believe in role models’

Footballing icon Rodney Marsh on Beckham, bad-taste jokes and OBEs.

4 March 2013

Italy: why the EU is panicked by populism

EU officials’ fear of ‘populism’, such as that expressed in the Italian election, is really a fear of the populace.

19 November 2012

The storm that blew away rationalism

The belief that recent storms were caused by climate change echoes Medieval Europe's superstitions about weather.

Books 27 January 2012

Venice: a shifting metaphor for the human condition

In this extract from his new book, Dominic Standish explores how Venice has gone from symbolising brash human vision to being viewed as a victim of eco-degradation.