Italy’s far-right League party seizes left-wing strongholds

Candidates backed by Matteo Salvini’s far-right League emerged victorious in Italian municipal elections held on Sunday. They took a trio of left-wing bastions in Tuscany, ensuring the decline of the center-left Democratic Party. Salvini’s right-wing alliance took control of Siena, Pisa and Massa, confirming the popularity of the 45-year-old interior minister and his Euroskeptic, anti-immigrant […]