Aidan Regan: Meloni capitalises on cultural nostalgia in a bid to make Italy great again

Economic stagnation is a problem, and with despondent Italians increasingly blaming the EU for its woes, many seek the stability of a right-wing coalition willing to challenge European policy

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party, thanks Italy after her election victory: Meloni wants a flat tax and a fiscal amnesty for tax evaders. Picture: Getty