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#Silvio Berlusconi

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 24 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Explainer: Everything you need to know about today's Italian election

Who’s running? What’s at stake? How are they picked? And is Silvio Berlusconi really in line for a fourth term in office?

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 22 February, 2013

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election

Italy goes to the polls on Sunday and Monday but it’s still not clear who is most likely to emerge victorious.

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 10 February, 2013

EU 'fears' Berlusconi's return to power: Monti

Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister has expressed fears over Silvio Berlusconi’s potential negative effect on the euro, should his party win this month’s election.

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Berlusconi tells voters: I will refund your property tax (if I win)

Italy’s election take place at the end of this month.

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Opponents outraged as Berlusconi defends Mussolini for Nazi alliance

Berlusconi is aiming to become prime minister again after elections in four weeks’ time.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From The42 Why is Silvio Berlusconi apologising to Mario Balotelli? Super Mario

Why is Silvio Berlusconi apologising to Mario Balotelli?

“I wasn’t referring to Balotelli and I apologise if my words were taken as criticism of him.”

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 14 January, 2013

Court rejects Berlusconi request to delay trial until after election

The former Italian premier’s legal team has meanwhile removed ‘Ruby the Heart Stealer’ from its list of defence witnesses.

Star witness arrives for Berlusconi sex trial

Karima El-Mahroug – better known by her nickname as “Ruby the Heart Stealer” – has arrived to testify for the first time in court.

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 7 January, 2013

Berlusconi reforms pact with anti-immigration party ahead of Italian election

The pact with the Northern League could make next month’s election close – and make Berlusconi the finance minister.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Berlusconi must pay wife €3 million a month alimony

The former prime minister of Italy will have to pay his ex-wife €100,000 a day as part of a legal separation settlement.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Italy election campaign kicks off amid Monti speculation

It is still unclear if Monti will run as a candidate in the New Year elections.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Berlusconi tells Italy: 'You need me, and I always help people in need'

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Monti to step down as Berlusconi announces fresh run

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said he is stepping down just hours after Silvio Berlusconi announced he would run again for head of government.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Berlusconi announces fresh run for prime minister

This will be the the politician’s sixth bid to become prime minister, a post he has held three times already.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 7 December, 2012

Monti clings to power as Berlusconi's party goes on the attack

Berlusconi’s supporters are arguing that Italy is economically far worse off than before.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Berlusconi's accountant held hostage for €35 million ransom

Armed intruders demanded the ransom from the former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after holding his accountant hostage for a night.

# silvio-berlusconi - 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.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your brekkie…

# silvio-berlusconi - 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.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

55 pictures of Silvio Berlusconi looking sad, glum, or generally displeased Sad Silvio This post contains images

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Berlusconi, 76, to finally step down at next election

The former prime minister says he won’t be looking to take back power next spring, and will retire from his party.

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Jean-Claude Juncker is very angry and here are the pics to prove it Jean-Claude Juncker This post contains images

Jean-Claude Juncker is very angry and here are the pics to prove it

The longest serving head of government in the EU and the head of the Euro Group is not a man to mess with and these pictures prove it…

# silvio-berlusconi - Monday 17 September, 2012

Italian mag publishes topless Kate photos despite legal risk

Italy has a government agency responsible for enforcing privacy issues – but it says it’ll only act if the Royals ask it to.

# silvio-berlusconi - Friday 24 August, 2012

Pregnant German actress: 'Silvio Berlusconi is father of my baby'

Sabina Began, who helped to organise the former Italian premier’s parties, says the 75-year-old is currently “very depressed”.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them Ouch This post contains videos

# silvio-berlusconi - Sunday 29 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 political playboys (or, they fancied they were...) Philandering This post contains videos

8 political playboys (or, they fancied they were...)

Political powerhouses who like to think they have women falling at their feet (and some actually did).

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge 6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe) Political Storms This post contains videos This post contains images

6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)

Irish politcians have been hitting the headlines with their less than kosher dealings.. how do they match up to these international wheelers and dealers?

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Gallery: Meet the 23 richest politicians in the world Rich List This post contains images

Gallery: Meet the 23 richest politicians in the world

Money, meet power. Power, money.

# silvio-berlusconi - Saturday 25 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your essential round-up of all the day’s main news and the bits and bobs that you may have missed.

Italian court throws out bribery case against Berlusconi

Berlusconi’s lawyers successfully argued that the case should be thrown out because the statute of limitation had run out.

Verdict expected in Berlusconi corruption trial

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The European Parliament has a new president... but who is he? Martin Schulz This post contains videos

The European Parliament has a new president... but who is he?

Well, he’s a former bookseller, a football fan – and Silvio Berlusconi once compared him to a concentration camp guard.

# silvio-berlusconi - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money Review 2011 This post contains images

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes Review 2011 This post contains videos

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes

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.

# silvio-berlusconi - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations

Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.

# silvio-berlusconi - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Italian parliament passes vote of confidence in Monti's government

The Italian senate follows the chamber of deputies in passing a motion of confidence in Mario Monti’s technocratic cabinet.

# silvio-berlusconi - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Monti calls vote of confidence on latest €33bn cuts package

Mario Monti wants to be totally sure that he retains the support of the Italian parliament as he presents yet more austerity.

# silvio-berlusconi - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

George Clooney and Cristiano Ronaldo on witness list for Berlusconi trial

There’s a few other names in there too including the man Berlusconi collaborates with on his collection of love songs.