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# Silvio Berlusconi

This year
# Silvio Berlusconi
Former Italian PM Berlusconi remains in intensive care but is 'responding well' to treatment
The former Italian Prime Minister is in intensive care in a Milan hospital.
# Italy
Ex-Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi 'stable' in ICU, reportedly diagnosed with leukaemia
Berlusconi served as prime minister three times after entering politics in 1994.
# Forza Italia
Ex-Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in intensive care due to heart problems
The 86-year-old media mogul and senator has been in and out of hospital in recent years.
# Italy
Former Italy PM Silvio Berlusconi acquitted in trial related to ‘bunga bunga’ parties
The six-year-old trial is the third in a scandal that made headlines around the world in 2010 when Berlusconi as a sitting prime minister.
Last year
# Victory
Ex-Italy international becomes mayor of Verona
Damiano Tommasi’s centre-left coalition saw off the city’s right-wing incumbent.
All time
# Milan
Silvio Berlusconi in hospital after contracting Covid-19
The three-time former Italian PM was hospitalised suffering from “certain symptoms, a statement read.
# Coronavirus
Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for Covid-19
Berlusconi is currently isolated at his Arcore residence near Milan.
# Back In The Game
Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan
The 81-year-old has bought Serie C side Monza.
# Elections
Italians go to the polls today in an election which is too close to call
The result should be known tomorrow morning.
# Italian elections
Oblivious to past scandals, Silvio Berlusconi barrels forward ahead of Italy's election
Although the former Prime Minister is barred from public office, he could play an important role in the next government.
# Bungbaa Bungbaa
Some people in Italy are very upset about Silvio Berlusconi hugging and kissing this lamb
A scrolling text on the ad informs viewers that Berlusconi had adopted five lambs.
# crimea wine row
Outrage as Putin and Berlusconi drink $100,000 bottle of 240-year-old wine
The Russian leader and former Italian PM consumed a 1775 Jeres de la Frontera during a visit to a winery in the region.
# time out
3 Must-Read Longreads: "Be there one day and the next, disappear"
Bookmark or get stuck in.
# Ruby the Heart Stealer
No Bunga Bunga! Silvio Berlusconi cleared of sex charges
The ruling comes after he was described as having a ‘dragon’s passion’ for teenage girls.
# insight
Silvio Berlusconi is a bona fide tactical genius
The former Italian Prime Minister gave astute advice to his AC Milan team.
# Bunga Bunga
Silvio Berlusconi underage prostitute conviction overturned
The former Italian PM has been acquitted of charges of paying for sex with an underage prostitute and of abuse of power.
# sensual soirees
Berlusconi's 'bunga bunga' trial appeal begins, but he can't go as he's working in a hospice
The billionaire is doing community service for a separate conviction.
# Newsnight
Paxman to Berlusconi: "Is it true you called Merkel an un-f***able lard-arse?"
Here’s what the former Italian Prime Minister said in response…
# grounded
Silvio Berlusconi is not allowed to come to Dublin
He had applied for a permit to come to the European Popular Party conference this week by a Milan court has rejected his application.
# Matteo Renzi
Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister
Matteo Renzi, nicknamed ‘Fonzie’ for his leather-and-jeans dress sense, is expected to form a government in the coming day.
# Ciao
Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italian Parliament but vows to "fight on"
Motions put forward by Berlusconi’s allies in the Senate in an attempt to block the expulsion procedure were rejected one by one.
# Bunga Bunga
Silvio Berlusconi orchestrated 'bunga bunga sessions'
A court report says the 77-year-old tried to pay off witnesses to avoid jail.
# Italy
Silvio Berlusconi invites former allies into alliance
Berlusconi reached out to the Deputy Premier Angelino Alfano to try to forge a political alliance to oppose his enemies on the left.
# bunga battles
Berlusconi is fighting HOW many court cases?
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.
# Sad Silvio
Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics
The 77-year-old former prime minister wasn’t in court today when the ban was announced.
# Rome
Italian crisis intensifies as rebels begin deserting Berlusconi
Members of his party are considering splitting from the former premier after he urged his ministers to pull out of the Government at the weekend.
# crisis
Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government
The crisis was sparked when scandal-hit Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right People of Freedom (PDL) party pulled its ministers out of the barely five-month-old coalition government.
# Italy
Political crisis in Italy as Berlusconi's ministers resign
The five ministers stepped down yesterday after what’s been called a ‘crazy act’ of encouragement from the former leader.
# Sad Silvio
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.
# Bunga Bunga
Berlusconi sentenced to seven years in jail for sex with a minor
The former prime minister is unlikely to serve any time, given his age – but the ruling is a major political blow.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added memes and genes
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Bunga Bunga
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.
# Italy
Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to block trial
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.
# Italy
Support for anti-establishment party collapses in Italy's local elections
Beppe Grillo’s ‘Five Star Movement’ has lost many of the votes it won in the general election earlier this year.
# Italy
Thousands attend rally for Berlusconi - despite his conviction for tax fraud
The ‘Everyone for Silvio’ rally was held to support the former premier, after a court upheld a five-year ban from public office.
# Italy
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.
# Italy
After two months, Italy's finally getting a new government
The Chamber of Deputies has passed a motion of confidence in the broad coalition led by new premier Enrico Letta.
# no rush
It's taken two months, but Italy has (finally) unveiled its new government
These things take time.
# Italy
Berlusconi wants new government to 'confront' EU's austerity agenda
The 76-year-old former premier is set to join a new grand coalition – and says he’s hoping to be made the Minister for Finance.
# Italy
Italy's next PM drives to nomination meeting in his own Fiat minivan
Enrico Letta looks set to form a new government next week amid opposition in his own party and from the Five Star Movement led by ex-comedian Beppe Grillo.