Beppe Grillo
  • 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 center-left coalition leader is being attacked by his own, while the seemingly disgraced former prime minister is leading opinion polls. Europe,Beppe Grillo,Beppe Grillo's Five-Star Movement,Democratic Party,Florence,Italy,Mario Monti,Matteo Renzi,Pier Luigi Bersani,Politics of Europe,Politics of Italy,Silvio Berlusconi,Matt Taylor

    Published Date : Apr 05, 2013, 4:33 PM EDT
  • 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
  • The reemergence of the former P.M.’s most embarrassing scandal could boost the comedian-turned-pol in a snap election. Europe,Beppe Grillo,Berlin,Davos,European Union,Five Star Movement,Germany,Grillo,Italy,Mario Monti,Pier Luigi Bersani,Silvio Berlusconi,Matt Taylor

    Published Date : Mar 11, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT
  • The deadlock after his election surprise may offer the populist insurgent a more complete victory. Europe,Beppe,Beppe Grillo,Democratic Party,European Union,Italy,Pier Luigi Bersani,Protests,Silvio Berlusconi,Matt Taylor
    Published Date : Mar 04, 2013, 10:35 PM EST
  • A cameraman films journalists at at the People of Freedom party headquarters as they follow first electoral result in Rome, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.

    Late surge for colorful three-time P.M. Silvio Berlusconi and comedian Beppe Grillo denied center-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani a clean win.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 25, 2013, 10:10 PM EST