Berlusconi deal clears way for electoral revolution in Italy

 Italy`s chronic political instability could soon be consigned to history after a deal between Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Silvio Berlusconi was hailed Thursday as a breakthrough for radical electoral reform.

Italy World Cup hero Fabio Cannavaro probed over tax fraud
Italy World Cup hero Fabio Cannavaro probed over tax fraud

Italy`s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is being investigated on suspicion of running a sham company to avoid paying more than a million euros ($1.27 million) in tax, Italian authorities announced Wednesday.

Berlusconi paid buxom Ruby for sex, but did not know she was minor: Court

Italy`s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi did have sex with an exotic dancer nicknamed "Ruby the Heart Stealer", but did not know she was under-age at the time, an appeal court said Thursday.

Italian spy agency paid Mafia bosses: Lawmaker

An Italian lawmaker has decried a secret arrangement in which intelligence agents paid imprisoned top Mafiosi for information during several of the years when Silvio Berlusconi was premier.

Filippo Inzaghi wants Empoli win as Berlusconi advice unheeded
Filippo Inzaghi wants Empoli win as Berlusconi advice unheeded

AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi has called for a win against Empoli to help his side forget defeat against rivals Juventus which saw club owner Silvio Berlusconi depart before the final whistle.

Berlusconi still haunts Italy`s political scene thanks to Renzi

 Silvio Berlusconi`s political career was declared all but over earlier this year as legal woes and poor voting figures took their toll, but the media magnate continues to haunt Italy`s corridors of power thanks to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. 

Filippo Inzhagi era at AC Milan opens with 3-1 win
Filippo Inzhagi era at AC Milan opens with 3-1 win

Filippo Inzaghi got his tenure as AC Milan coach off to the best possible start with a scintillating 3-1 victory over Lazio at the San Siro on Sunday.

Italian court acquits Berlusconi in sex case

An Italian appeals court on Friday acquitted former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case, reversing a lower court conviction that had carried a seven-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban on holding political office.

Berlusconi`s under-age sex appeal trial opens

Silvio Berlusconi`s appeal trial against a conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute opened Friday without the former premier, who was doing community service for a separate tax fraud conviction.

Seedorf is in the past, says Milan president Berlusconi

AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi said that coach Clarence Seedorf is part of the club`s `past` on Friday, though he stopped short of confirming that the Dutchman had been sacked.

No decision on Balotelli as Berlusconi boosts Montolivo morale

Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi placed further doubt on Mario Balotelli`s future at the club following a visit to injured Rossoneri captain Riccardo Montolivo on Monday.

AC Milan to sack Seedorf, hire Inzaghi as coach: Reports

AC Milan are set to fire coach Clarence Seedorf and replace him with youth team coach Filippo Inzaghi, Italian media said on Tuesday.

Berlusconi to decide over Milan in a week

Silvio Berlusconi, the AC Milan president, has said he will make decision after May 25 over the future of his club which could begin a new era.

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.

Berlusconi begins community service for tax fraud

Italy`s three-time former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday arrived at a hospice for Alzheimer`s patients near Milan to begin his year of community service following a conviction for tax fraud.

Ex-Italian minister held over mafia links

Claudio Scajola, a former Italian economic development and interior minister, was detained Thursday on charges of helping a fugitive convicted for mafia links, prosecutors said.

Berlusconi minister arrested for aiding mafia fugitive

Italian police arrested a scandal-hit former minister with close ties to ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi today, accusing him of attempting to aid and abet a fugitive businessman convicted of mafia ties.

Silvio Berlusconi`s daughter on a career in politics: "Never say never!"

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi`s eldest daughter gave her first public indication on Wednesday that she may consider a future in politics as her father prepares to begin a community-service sentence for tax fraud.

Italy`s Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary

Italy`s Silvio Berlusconi is in hot water with the justice system again after mocking the community service he has been ordered to do for tax fraud, media reports said Tuesday.

Germans outraged by Berlusconi concentration camps claim

Officials in Berlin expressed outrage today over remarks by Italy`s former premier Silvio Berlusconi claiming that Germans denied the existence of Nazi concentration camps.