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# mediaset - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Italy's top court upholds Silvio Berlusconi's prison term

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.

# mediaset - Monday 24 June, 2013

Berlusconi: the four cases against him

From Mediaset fraud to wiretap appeal to Ruby Gate – the former Italian PM has been nothing if not controversial.

# mediaset - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Court upholds Berlusconi's tax fraud sentence, seven years after trial first started

The former Italiam Premier is now expected to appeal the ruling in Italy’s highest court.

# mediaset - Saturday 27 October, 2012

I'm back: Berlusconi's post-conviction about-face

After being convicted of tax fraud, Berlusconi says he feels compelled to stay in politics to ‘reform’ Italy’s justice system.

# mediaset - Friday 26 October, 2012

Update: Berlusconi’s jail term cut to one year thanks to amnesty law

The former Italian premier – who only this week ruled out seeking another term – is convicted of a tax fraud scheme.

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55 pictures of Silvio Berlusconi looking sad, glum, or generally displeased

The 76-year-old former Italian premier has been sentenced to one year in jail. Here’s his best worst moments.

# mediaset - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Italian bonds hit 7.4 per cent as Europe enters crisis mode

The price of borrowing for the Italian government is now at the same level which prompted bailouts for Ireland and Portugal.

# mediaset - Monday 28 February, 2011

Silvio Berlusconi faces tax fraud charges as trial resumes

The Italian prime minister faces four trials – with charges including fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.