Giorgio Napolitano
  • Italy’s newly re-elected president Giorgio Napolitano enters the Quirinale palace. REUTERS/Max Rossi When Giorgio Napolitano was sworn in for an unprecedented second term as Italy’s president on Monday, the insurgency of comedian Beppe Grillo was momentarily swept under the rug. The nation’s established political parties — and not Grillo’s Five Star Movement, which vaulted to 25 percent of the popular vote in February’s parliamentary elections — got their choice to lead…Europe,Beppe Grillo,Democratic Party,Five Star Movement,Giorgio Napolitano,Grillo's Five Star Movement,Italy,Mario Monti,Matteo Renzi,Pier Luigi Bersani,Rome,Silvio Berlusconi,Matt Taylor
  • The Italian populist’s movement helped a center-left candidate become speaker of the Senate, perhaps previewing further cooperation. Europe,Angela Merkel,Beppe Grillo,Berlin,Cyprus,Five Star,Five Star Movement,Giorgio Napolitano,Italy,Pier Luigi Bersani,Renato Schifani,Rome,Silvio Berlusconi,Matt Taylor

    Published Date : Mar 18, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT