Italian PM warned to `avoid walkabouts` after death threats

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi, under pressure over a series of sex scandals, has been asked to avoid "spontaneous" public walkabouts after an intelligence report warned that there was a risk of "isolated acts of violence".

Italian PM visits Sicily after landslide kills 23

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi visited landslide survivors in Sicily on Sunday as bulldozers found another body in the devastated area where at least 23 people were killed last week.

Vatican `cancels` dinner with Italian PM

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi`s much talked-about fondness for young women seems to have irked the Vatican to such an extent that the Church`s second most senior figure has cancelled a dinner with him.