Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy's far-right League party. Photo: AFP

Italy’s right-wing alliance sweeps polls with election triumph in former left-wing stronghold

  • Far-right leader and former interior minister Matteo Salvini had vowed to wrest Umbria, a hilly region prized for its truffles and prosciutto, from the left
  • He said Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s ‘days are numbered’ as he eyes a series of key regional votes that he hopes will sweep him back to power
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Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy's far-right League party. Photo: AFP
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