Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 16:03
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.
Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 14:42
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 07:25
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has warned the euro currency could fail without a radical shake-up of the European Union.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 05:35
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.
Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 13:43
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.
Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 03:01
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 20:51
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 18:05
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 02:56
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 22:40
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 00:32
Italy`s gaffe-prone former premier Silvio Berlusconi enraged his political opponents Saturday by saying Germans do not believe World War II concentration camps existed.
Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:39
Italy`s former premier and billionaire tycoon Silvio Berlusconi today said he was happy to do his community service in a centre for disabled and elderly people and would do his best to be helpful.
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