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#Berlusconi

# berlusconi - Thursday 3 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Eurozone crisis forces Berlusconi to put love song album on hold Berlusconi This post contains videos

Eurozone crisis forces Berlusconi to put love song album on hold

The Italian Prime Minister is renowned for his crooning talents but we’ll have to wait until later this month to hear his latest release…

# berlusconi - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Court throws out Berlusconi tax fraud case

The decision by a court in Milan has lightened the legal burden on the Italian prime minister.

# berlusconi - Friday 14 October, 2011

Berlusconi scrapes through confidence vote in Italian parliament

Silvio Berlusconi overcomes a major political hurdle as fringe members of his coalition fall into line and pass a motion of confidence.

# berlusconi - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Scandal-hit Berlusconi under siege as allies desert him

Protests have erupted ahead of a confidence vote this week that could see the Italian leader forced to resign.

# berlusconi - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Berlusconi accused of persuading witness to lie

From victim to suspect: A Naples judge has turned an extortion case on its head, stating Silvio Berlusconi should be investigated for persuading a witness to lie, while the accused – a Bari businessman – is freed from custody.

# berlusconi - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Berlusconi said meetings with Pope and European leaders interfered with partying

More revelations have emerged from damaging recordings of conversations Berlusconi had with a man alleged to have provided him with prostitutes.

# berlusconi - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Actress hailed for rejecting Berlusconi advances

Meanwhile, the Italian prime minister’s alleged preference for girls who are not tall has been revealed.

# berlusconi - Friday 16 September, 2011

Eight charged with procuring prostitutes for Berlusconi

The Italian leader’s lawyers have said alleged orgies at his home were “nothing but friendly gatherings”.

# berlusconi - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Italian Senate passes austerity plan - saves Berlusconi's government

Italy’s upper house has approved government’s disputed austerity package – which aims to reduce the country’s deficit by more than €54 billion over three years.

# berlusconi - Friday 2 September, 2011

# berlusconi - Friday 12 August, 2011

Berlusconi holds emergency meetings over Italian budget crisis

Italian national debt has risen above €1.9 trillion for the first time.

# berlusconi - Thursday 4 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# berlusconi - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Berlusconi firm ordered to pay €560m to rival media group

The Italian Prime Minister’s financial holding company, Fininvest, was ordered Saturday to pay millions in damages to media group CIR.

# berlusconi - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Berlusconi not voting in Italian referendum

After the poor performance of his party in local elections, the Italian premier seems to be trying to mitigate the impact of his unpopularity on the referendum.

# berlusconi - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Silvio Berlusconi continues to hold 'bunga bunga' parties

A series of leaked wire taps have revealed that the Italian premier has reportedly moved the parties from one villa to another.

# berlusconi - Monday 30 May, 2011

Berlusconi candidates losing out in local elections, according to early projections

The Italian premier’s candidates are under pressure in Milan and Naples, according to local election projections and partial returns.

# berlusconi - Friday 27 May, 2011

Berlusconi to Obama: Leftist Italian judges are 'almost a dictatorship'

The Italian premier told reporters at the G8 summit he “won’t abandon” politics until Italy’s justice system has judges that “judge according to merit”.

# berlusconi - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Berlusconi says Milan could become "Gypsytown" if his candidate is not elected

Berlusconi warns Milan could “turn into an Islamic city, a Gypsytown full of Roma camps, besieged by foreigners to whom the left wants to give the right to vote”.

# berlusconi - Monday 9 May, 2011

Berlusconi appears in court in Italy over bribery charges

It is the Italian leader’s fourth court appearance in recent months. He has pledged to appear as often as official duties allow to defend himself in four active cases.

# berlusconi - Monday 11 April, 2011

Berlusconi dismisses tax fraud trial as a "waste of time"

Italian premier claims prosecutors are working “against the country” in pursuing a conviction for tax fraud.

# berlusconi - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Berlusconi trial on underage sex charges adjourned

Berlusconi is currently on trial in four different cases – this relates to charges of having underage sex with a teenager.

# berlusconi - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Clooney, Ronaldo called as witnesses in Silvio Berlusconi trial

The Hollywood actor and Real Madrid footballer are among 78 people asked to testify at the Italian premier’s trial.

# berlusconi - Monday 28 March, 2011

Berlusconi appears in court for his corruption trial

The embattled Italian premier is also facing allegations of having sex with an underage prostitute in a separate trial to start next month.

# berlusconi - Thursday 17 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge ‘Bunga Bunga’ pizza satirises Berlusconi scandal Bunga Bunga Pizza

‘Bunga Bunga’ pizza satirises Berlusconi scandal

The ‘spicy and wild pizza’ is a satirical comment on the alleged sex parties that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is said to have hosted at one of his villas.

# berlusconi - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

"I may be a little brat, but I'm too old for that much sex"

Italian premier Berlusconi insists his volume of sexual exploits is nowhere near as high as prosecutors claim.

# berlusconi - Monday 7 March, 2011

Surgery for Berlusconi after 2009 statuette attack

Meanwhile, lawyers for the Italian premier say he plans to defend himself against allegations of paying for underage sex at next month’s trial.

# berlusconi - Monday 21 February, 2011

Berlusconi presented £200,000 in gifts to teenage dancer

Dancer at the centre of under-age prostitution allegations against Silvio Berlusconi claims she received expensive gifts from the Italian prime minister.

# berlusconi - Thursday 17 February, 2011

So try me, Berlusconi tells prosecutors in Italy

Berlusconi says he’s not worried about his upcoming trial – and he’s got plenty of reason to be confident.

# berlusconi - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Three women to preside over Berlusconi sex trial

The Italian prime minister is accused of paying an underage girl for sex, and then intervening when she was arrested.

# berlusconi - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Berlusconi to stand trial on charges of paying for underage sex

The Italian premier will go on trial in April following a court ruling in Milan today.

# berlusconi - Sunday 13 February, 2011

Italian women call for Berlusconi to resign over sex allegations

Women hold rallies across Italian cities today to push for Berlusconi’s resignation amid an ongoing sex scandal involving the PM.

# berlusconi - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Berlusconi condemns prosecutors following indictment request

The Italian Prime Minister described the prosecutors’ attempts to have him indicted as “a farce”.

# berlusconi - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Prosecutors request indictment of Berlusconi on sex-related offences

Prosecutors will seek a fast-track trial that could potentially put the Italian Prime Minister on trial within months

# berlusconi - Monday 7 February, 2011

Bidding war to secure 'naked' photographs of Silvio Berlusconi

Italian magazines and pic agencies are vying over shots that purportedly show the Italian prime minister in the altogether at ‘bunga bunga’ party: but do we want to see them?

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Political reform on the agenda for all political parties; 100 Ryanair passengers stage a “mutiny” and – oops, Silvio’s done it again.

# berlusconi - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

Berlusconi jokes about Hitler, advises young women to marry rich old men

Yeesh… The Italian Prime Minter managed to outdo even himself during a recent Youth Rally.