# berlusconi - Friday 18 July, 2014
The former Italian PM has been acquitted of charges of paying for sex with an underage prostitute and of abuse of power.
# berlusconi - Friday 20 June, 2014
The billionaire is doing community service for a separate conviction.
# berlusconi - Thursday 10 April, 2014
The former Italian Prime Minister was convicted of tax fraud last year.
# berlusconi - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Today everyone’s been talking about the sentencing of Liam Adams, the body found in Kerry and hospital staff top-ups.
Motions put forward by
Berlusconi’s allies in the Senate in an attempt to block the expulsion procedure were rejected one by one. # berlusconi - Monday 28 October, 2013
As another trial looms for the Italian tycoon – this time over allegations of bribing a senator – we look at the legal woes still dogging Silvio.
# berlusconi - Saturday 19 October, 2013
The 77-year-old former prime minister wasn’t in court today when the ban was announced.
# berlusconi - Thursday 1 August, 2013
The former Italian prime minister is likely to face house arrest or community service because of his age after the court upheld his conviction for tax fraud.
# berlusconi - Monday 24 June, 2013
5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.
From Mediaset fraud to wiretap appeal to Ruby Gate – the former Italian PM has been nothing if not controversial.
# berlusconi - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
Italy’s constitutional court has rejected a claim by former premier Silvio
Berlusconi which he had hoped would block a trial against him which could see him booted out of politics. # berlusconi - Monday 13 May, 2013
The hearing is one of the last in a trial that began two years ago and revolves around alleged raunchy ‘bunga bunga’ parties’.
# berlusconi - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
The former Italiam Premier is now expected to appeal the ruling in Italy’s highest court.
# berlusconi - Thursday 25 April, 2013
Mercado magazine invites viewers to visualise Merkel as the Greeks, Spanish and Germans might see her.
# berlusconi - Monday 25 March, 2013
Dell’Utri, 71, was accused of playing the middle man between
Berlusconi and the criminal association. # berlusconi - Monday 14 January, 2013
Karima El-Mahroug – better known by her nickname as “Ruby the Heart Stealer” – has arrived to testify for the first time in court.
# berlusconi - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
The flamboyant former prime minister is on a media blitz as he prepares his attempt to return to power for a fourth time, warning of civil war if Italy continues on its current course.
# berlusconi - Saturday 8 December, 2012
This will be the the politician’s sixth bid to become prime minister, a post he has held three times already.
# berlusconi - Friday 7 December, 2012
Berlusconi’s supporters are arguing that Italy is economically far worse off than before. # berlusconi - Tuesday 20 November, 2012
Armed intruders demanded the ransom from the former Italian premier Silvio
Berlusconi after holding his accountant hostage for a night. # berlusconi - Thursday 16 August, 2012
And why doesn’t Bertie Ahern wear sun cream…
# berlusconi - Friday 3 August, 2012
Today’s Il Giornale headline “Quarto Reich” is accompanied by a picture of the German Chancellor.
# berlusconi - Monday 16 July, 2012
The former Italian Premier has suggested he will attempt a return to power, and said he is often asked to step back into the political ring.
# berlusconi - Saturday 25 February, 2012
Berlusconi’s lawyers successfully argued that the case should be thrown out because the statute of limitation had run out.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio
Berlusconi stands accused of bribing a British lawyer David Mills to lie in two trials that occurred in the 1990s.
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# berlusconi - Wednesday 28 December, 2011
From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.
# berlusconi - Monday 21 November, 2011
As he faces accusations of fraud, bribery, abuse of power and paying for sex with a minor, Silvio
Berlusconi has claimed that his image “has been ruined by things that are absolutely untrue”. # berlusconi - Wednesday 16 November, 2011
The new Italian cabinet is made up mostly of independent technocrats, and will see Monti double up as PM and finance minister.
Mario Monti completes two days of tense negotiations, and is set to present his new government to the president this morning.
# berlusconi - Monday 14 November, 2011
Mario Monti’s designation as prime minister appears to soothe investors, who are lowering the interest rate Italy must pay for loans.
# berlusconi - Sunday 13 November, 2011
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The man who made bunga bunga famous – and six other memorable moments from
Will the ECB step in tomorrow or try to wait things out?
# berlusconi - Saturday 12 November, 2011
The Italian prime minister is expected to resign once the lower house passes the austerity plan aimed at reduced pressure on both Italy and the eurozone.
# berlusconi - Friday 11 November, 2011
The Italian senate passes the budgetary measures needed to bring the curtain down on Silvio
Berlusconi’s time as prime minister.
Italy already has a Super Mario (in the new ECB president) but could Monti be the country’s anti-
Berlusconi? We profile the man who looks set to take over this weekend. # berlusconi - Wednesday 9 November, 2011
He survived more than 50 confidence votes but the end is nigh for the 75-year-old.
# berlusconi - Tuesday 8 November, 2011
The flamboyant Italian premier has offered his conditional resignation today – agreeing to step aside once the country’s new budget is passed by parliament.
A normally procedural vote will be closely scrutinised as Italian borrowing costs hit new highs.
# berlusconi - Monday 7 November, 2011
Italian Prime Minister calls the rumours ‘groundless’ on his Facebook page – despite loss of confidence in his ability to lead Italy through economic crisis.