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# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 4 September, 2020

Silvio Berlusconi in hospital after contracting Covid-19
# Milan
# Milan

Silvio Berlusconi in hospital after contracting Covid-19

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 1:15 PM 31,445 Views 16 Comments

The three-time former Italian PM was hospitalised suffering from “certain symptoms, a statement read.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for Covid-19

Sep 2nd 2020, 10:46 PM 28,735 Views 38 Comments

Berlusconi is currently isolated at his Arcore residence near Milan.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 28 September, 2018

Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan
# Back In The Game
From The42
# Back In The Game

Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan

Sep 28th 2018, 3:11 PM 6,026 Views 1 Comment

The 81-year-old has bought Serie C side Monza.

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Italians go to the polls today in an election which is too close to call
# Elections
# Elections

Italians go to the polls today in an election which is too close to call

Mar 4th 2018, 8:34 AM 9,502 Views 24 Comments

The result should be known tomorrow morning.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Oblivious to past scandals, Silvio Berlusconi barrels forward ahead of Italy's election
# Italian Elections
# Italian Elections

Oblivious to past scandals, Silvio Berlusconi barrels forward ahead of Italy's election

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 11,365 Views 23 Comments

Although the former Prime Minister is barred from public office, he could play an important role in the next government.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Some people in Italy are very upset about Silvio Berlusconi hugging and kissing this lamb
# Bungbaa Bungbaa
# Bungbaa Bungbaa

Some people in Italy are very upset about Silvio Berlusconi hugging and kissing this lamb

Apr 11th 2017, 10:07 AM 19,082 Views 29 Comments

A scrolling text on the ad informs viewers that Berlusconi had adopted five lambs.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Outrage as Putin and Berlusconi drink $100,000 bottle of 240-year-old wine
# Crimea Wine Row
# Crimea Wine Row

Outrage as Putin and Berlusconi drink $100,000 bottle of 240-year-old wine

Sep 19th 2015, 4:10 PM 28,270 Views 80 Comments

The Russian leader and former Italian PM consumed a 1775 Jeres de la Frontera during a visit to a winery in the region.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

3 Must-Read Longreads: "Be there one day and the next, disappear"
# Time Out
# Time Out

3 Must-Read Longreads: "Be there one day and the next, disappear"

Mar 11th 2015, 9:25 PM 17,309 Views 10 Comments

Bookmark or get stuck in.

No Bunga Bunga! Silvio Berlusconi cleared of sex charges
# Ruby The Heart Stealer
# Ruby The Heart Stealer

No Bunga Bunga! Silvio Berlusconi cleared of sex charges

Mar 11th 2015, 6:47 AM 16,491 Views 42 Comments

The ruling comes after he was described as having a ‘dragon’s passion’ for teenage girls.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Silvio Berlusconi is a bona fide tactical genius
# Insight
From The42
# Insight

Silvio Berlusconi is a bona fide tactical genius

Nov 1st 2014, 11:45 AM 4,682 Views 1 Comment

The former Italian Prime Minister gave astute advice to his AC Milan team.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 18 July, 2014

Silvio Berlusconi underage prostitute conviction overturned
# Bunga Bunga
# Bunga Bunga

Silvio Berlusconi underage prostitute conviction overturned

Jul 18th 2014, 12:52 PM 7,103 Views 0 Comments

The former Italian PM has been acquitted of charges of paying for sex with an underage prostitute and of abuse of power.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 20 June, 2014

Berlusconi's 'bunga bunga' trial appeal begins, but he can't go as he's working in a hospice
# Sensual Soirees
# Sensual Soirees

Berlusconi's 'bunga bunga' trial appeal begins, but he can't go as he's working in a hospice

Jun 20th 2014, 11:50 AM 4,136 Views 10 Comments

The billionaire is doing community service for a separate conviction.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Paxman to Berlusconi: "Is it true you called Merkel an un-f***able lard-arse?"
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Paxman to Berlusconi: "Is it true you called Merkel an un-f***able lard-arse?"

May 20th 2014, 11:28 PM 28,896 Views 51 Comments

Here’s what the former Italian Prime Minister said in response…

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Silvio Berlusconi is not allowed to come to Dublin
# Grounded
# Grounded

Silvio Berlusconi is not allowed to come to Dublin

Mar 4th 2014, 7:51 PM 19,781 Views 30 Comments

He had applied for a permit to come to the European Popular Party conference this week by a Milan court has rejected his application.

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 17 February, 2014

Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister
# Matteo Renzi
# Matteo Renzi

Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister

Feb 17th 2014, 9:37 AM 6,829 Views 17 Comments

Matteo Renzi, nicknamed ‘Fonzie’ for his leather-and-jeans dress sense, is expected to form a government in the coming day.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italian Parliament but vows to "fight on"
# Ciao
# Ciao

Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italian Parliament but vows to "fight on"

Nov 27th 2013, 7:14 PM 4,546 Views 22 Comments

Motions put forward by Berlusconi’s allies in the Senate in an attempt to block the expulsion procedure were rejected one by one.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 22 November, 2013

Silvio Berlusconi orchestrated 'bunga bunga sessions'
# Bunga Bunga
# Bunga Bunga

Silvio Berlusconi orchestrated 'bunga bunga sessions'

Nov 22nd 2013, 8:27 AM 8,236 Views 30 Comments

A court report says the 77-year-old tried to pay off witnesses to avoid jail.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Silvio Berlusconi invites former allies into alliance
# Italy
# Italy

Silvio Berlusconi invites former allies into alliance

Nov 16th 2013, 4:57 PM 5,085 Views 22 Comments

Berlusconi reached out to the Deputy Premier Angelino Alfano to try to forge a political alliance to oppose his enemies on the left.

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 28 October, 2013

Berlusconi is fighting HOW many court cases?
# Bunga Battles
# Bunga Battles

Berlusconi is fighting HOW many court cases?

Oct 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,929 Views 7 Comments

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics
# Sad Silvio
# Sad Silvio

Berlusconi slapped with two-year ban from politics

Oct 19th 2013, 1:23 PM 8,775 Views 18 Comments

The 77-year-old former prime minister wasn’t in court today when the ban was announced.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Italian crisis intensifies as rebels begin deserting Berlusconi
# Rome
# Rome

Italian crisis intensifies as rebels begin deserting Berlusconi

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:53 AM 3,510 Views 6 Comments

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 30 September, 2013

Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government
# Crisis
# Crisis

Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government

Sep 30th 2013, 8:32 AM 3,210 Views 8 Comments

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Political crisis in Italy as Berlusconi's ministers resign
# Italy
# Italy

Political crisis in Italy as Berlusconi's ministers resign

Sep 29th 2013, 7:52 AM 4,706 Views 12 Comments

The five ministers stepped down yesterday after what’s been called a ‘crazy act’ of encouragement from the former leader.

# silvio-berlusconi - Thursday 1 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 1st 2013, 8:47 PM 6,682 Views 20 Comments

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 24 June, 2013

Berlusconi sentenced to seven years in jail for sex with a minor
# Bunga Bunga
# Bunga Bunga

Berlusconi sentenced to seven years in jail for sex with a minor

Jun 24th 2013, 8:19 PM 24,792 Views 87 Comments

The former prime minister is unlikely to serve any time, given his age – but the ruling is a major political blow.

The Evening Fix... now with added memes and genes
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added memes and genes

Jun 24th 2013, 7:57 PM 5,161 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Berlusconi: the four cases against him
# Bunga Bunga
# Bunga Bunga

Berlusconi: the four cases against him

Jun 24th 2013, 1:15 PM 3,879 Views 4 Comments

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

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to block trial
# Italy
# Italy

Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to block trial

Jun 19th 2013, 7:52 PM 2,858 Views 5 Comments

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Support for anti-establishment party collapses in Italy's local elections
# Italy
# Italy

Support for anti-establishment party collapses in Italy's local elections

May 28th 2013, 4:55 PM 5,642 Views 15 Comments

Beppe Grillo’s ‘Five Star Movement’ has lost many of the votes it won in the general election earlier this year.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Thousands attend rally for Berlusconi - despite his conviction for tax fraud
# Italy
# Italy

Thousands attend rally for Berlusconi - despite his conviction for tax fraud

May 11th 2013, 6:04 PM 6,420 Views 30 Comments

The ‘Everyone for Silvio’ rally was held to support the former premier, after a court upheld a five-year ban from public office.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

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

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

May 8th 2013, 8:14 PM 7,638 Views 8 Comments

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

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

After two months, Italy's finally getting a new government
# Italy
# Italy

After two months, Italy's finally getting a new government

Apr 30th 2013, 4:10 PM 2,526 Views 5 Comments

The Chamber of Deputies has passed a motion of confidence in the broad coalition led by new premier Enrico Letta.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 27 April, 2013

It's taken two months, but Italy has (finally) unveiled its new government
# No Rush
# No Rush

It's taken two months, but Italy has (finally) unveiled its new government

Apr 27th 2013, 6:15 PM 4,466 Views 10 Comments

These things take time.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 26 April, 2013

Berlusconi wants new government to 'confront' EU's austerity agenda
# Italy
# Italy

Berlusconi wants new government to 'confront' EU's austerity agenda

Apr 26th 2013, 8:53 AM 3,828 Views 34 Comments

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Italy's next PM drives to nomination meeting in his own Fiat minivan
# Italy
# Italy

Italy's next PM drives to nomination meeting in his own Fiat minivan

Apr 24th 2013, 5:48 PM 5,671 Views 8 Comments

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Thursday 18 April, 2013

As Italian MPs fail to agree on president some cast prank ballot for Trapattoni
# Italy
# Italy

As Italian MPs fail to agree on president some cast prank ballot for Trapattoni

Apr 18th 2013, 8:34 PM 10,149 Views 16 Comments

Others voted for the actress Sophia Loren and a famous Italian porn star as lawmakers failed to reach a required two-thirds majority on a candidate for president.

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 25 March, 2013

Italian court confirms Berlusconi ally guilty in mafia case
# Italy
# Italy

Italian court confirms Berlusconi ally guilty in mafia case

Mar 25th 2013, 7:22 PM 5,020 Views 3 Comments

Dell’Utri, 71, was accused of playing the middle man between Berlusconi and the criminal association.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 22 March, 2013

Leftist leader Bersani asked to form new government in Italy
# Italy
# Italy

Leftist leader Bersani asked to form new government in Italy

Mar 22nd 2013, 6:52 PM 4,695 Views 2 Comments

Pier Luigi Bersani may need to turn to the members of rival Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right party in order to prevent another election being held.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Ireland's Italians dump Berlusconi and vote for anti-establishment comedian
# Italians In Ireland
# Italians In Ireland

Ireland's Italians dump Berlusconi and vote for anti-establishment comedian

Feb 26th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,207 Views 26 Comments

Italy allows expatriates abroad to vote in parliamentary elections – with Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement leading here.

Second election likely in Italy as Bersani fails to seal grip on power
# What Now?
# What Now?

Second election likely in Italy as Bersani fails to seal grip on power

Feb 26th 2013, 8:35 AM 3,529 Views 10 Comments

Silvio Berlusconi’s strength in key regions means Pier Luigi Bersani cannot claim power, with another election now due.

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