Beppe Grillo

  • Parties may struggle to form government in Italy February 27, 2013

    Rome: A center-left group of parties appears to have the best shot at forming a coalition government in Italy after an inconclusive national election, but the challenge is steep and comes amid public anger over austerity measures. If Italian parties fail to form a governing coalition, new elections would be...
  • Italy faces political deadlock after election results February 26, 2013

    Rome: Italy faced political deadlock on Tuesday after a stunning election that saw the anti-establishment Five-Star Movement of comic Beppe Grillo become the strongest party in the country but left no group with a clear majority in parliament. "The winner is: Ingovernability" was the headline in Rome newspaper Il Messaggero,...
  • Italy elections: Ex-comedian Beppe Grillo could be surprise winner, say exit polls February 26, 2013

    Projections have suggested that Grillo's Five Star Movement could get more votes than any other party. ...