Italian court upholds sentence of key Berlusconi ally

Italy`s top court on Friday confirmed a seven-year sentence against a key political ally of Silvio Berlusconi accused of serving as a mediator between Italy`s former prime minister and the Sicilian Mafia.

Italy court orders Berlusconi to do community service: Reports

An Italian court in Milan on Tuesday ordered former prime minister and billionaire tycoon Silvio Berlusconi to do a year of community service following his conviction for tax fraud, Italian media reported.

Italy`s Berlusconi accuses left of `coup d`etat`

Italy`s Silvio Berlusconi accused the left today of attempting a coup d`etat, as he prepares for a Senate vote this week which will likely see him ousted following his conviction for tax fraud.

Berlusconi lawmakers to quit if ex-premier ousted

Italy`s Senate president says nearly all the senators of Silvio Berlusconi`s party have vowed to resign if the former premier is ousted from Parliament for his tax fraud conviction.

Berlusconi would not have faced trial `if he was gay`: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that his friend, Italy`s convicted former premier Silvio Berlusconi would not have gone on trial for sex with a minor if he was gay.

Berlusconi has video ready for fall of Italian government: Ally

Silvio Berlusconi has prepared a video message that could announce a decision to bring down Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta`s coalition government, one of his staunchest supporters said on Thursday.

Berlusconi says will get drunk if Monti loses poll

Parliamentary elections in Italy are scheduled for Feb 24-25.

Now, Berlusconi had fun with nun strippers!

Strippers in nun costumes danced in front of Silvio Berlusconi at his villa.

George Clooney to testify in Berlusconi’s `bunga bunga` trial next week

George Clooney will testify in one of Silvio Berlusconi’s trials in which three of his associates are accused of recruiting prostitutes for his infamous ‘bunga bunga’ parties.

Berlusconi party says Monti will form govt

The prospects of a new Italian govt soon were boosted by backing from the biggest political party.

Italy`s Berlusconi to resign, end scandal-hit era

Berlusconi has dominated the Italian scene since 1994 and has led three governments in 17 years.

`Berlusconi hypnotised me by sexual prowess`

Sabina Began, reveals how she was "hypnotised" by his sexual prowess.

Fresh allegations in Berlusconi sex scandal

Italian Prime Minister Silvio
Berlusconi may have told a businessman to lie to investigators about paying call girls to attend parties he hosted, the Ansa news agency said Tuesday.

Berlusconi `ordered` for girls, but not tall ones

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi asked a businessmen not to bring tall girls, because he and his other guests are not tall.

Berlusconi brags about bedding 8 women in 1 night

Looks like the scandals surrounding the sexual activities of Silvio Berlusconi are getting more and more sordid.

Madge enrages politicians by alluding Berlusconi ‘screwed entire nation’

Madonna has enraged Italian politicians by alluding that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had “screwed the entire nation”.

Berlusconi ally indicates no Italy cabinet meeting

There would be no emergency cabinet meeting this week to discuss moves to bring budget into balance.

Italy`s Berlusconi rules out early elections

Italy is due to go to the polls in 2013 and Berlusconi`s conservative government has been weakened by infighting.

Italy PM`s holding ordered to pay $800 mn penalty

Italy PM`s Fininvest holding won control of Mondadori in 1991 at the expense of a rival media group.

Italy`s Berlusconi overcomes parliamentary test

The victory is likely to provide only brief respite for Berlusconi, who faces plummeting approval ratings.