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Italians vote in local polls posing test for Berlusconi

Italians vote in local polls posing test for Berlusconi

Italians voted Sunday in regional elections seen as a key measure of the fading fortunes of ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi and an important test for centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. 

Berlusconi rejects Singapore offer, but club on market: Report

AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has rejected an offer of 970million euros ($1.1billion) for the embattled Serie A club but could sell a minority stake if it came with a pledge to help build a new stadium, according to reports in Italy.

Italy's Berlusconi wins early release from community service

Silvio Berlusconi, the disgraced former Italian prime minister, will not have to serve the final 45 days of a one-year community service order he received for tax fraud, a judge ruled on Monday.

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.

Galliani will stay, insists Berlusconi

AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi insisted Saturday that chief executive Adriano Galliani will stay at the club despite the latter`s claim on Friday that he would resign.

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.

Berlusconi resigns, crowds in Rome celebrate

Silvio Berlusconi resigned on Saturday to make way for an emergency government.

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.

Euro zone has no plans to rescue Italy: Officials

It would be up to Italy to reassure investors it would pay back what it borrowed, the official said.

Market mayhem as Berlusconi says will not run again

Italy was plunged into political and economic turmoil Wednesday with borrowing rates hitting "dangerous" levels after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would resign and not run for office again.

`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.