Italy has been badly hit by the eurozone crisis. While the country managed to avoid an international bailout, surveys show a large majority of Italians have fallen out of love with the EU. That’s good news for Italy’s maverick politician: Beppe Grillo’s Five Star movement is riding high on public discontent with the ruling elite and vows to hold a referendum on the euro. We also ask why immigration has taken centre stage in the election campaign.
Report by Claire Williams, Alix Le Bourdon and Donia Nouar