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'Bossi files papers to launch new party'

Move signals split with Northern League

12 April, 19:28
'Bossi files papers to launch new party' (ANSA) - Rome, April 12 - Former leader of the regionalist Northern League Umberto Bossi on Friday filed papers to launch a new political party, sources told ANSA. The move signals a possible split with the Northern League, which he founded in 1984 as the Lombard League.

He resigned as party chief last April amid a corruption probe.

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