Sex trial

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.

Jul 18, 2014, 16:03 PM IST

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.

Jun 20, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Silvio Berlusconi slams sex trial verdict, insists innocent

Former PM Silvio Berlusconi hit out at his conviction by a Milan court for paying for sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of office, insisting he was "utterly innocent" and accusing the judges of persecution.

Jun 25, 2013, 08:42 AM IST

Silvio Berlusconi convicted in sex-for-hire trial

Milan court convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an under-age prostitute during infamous "bunga bunga" parties at his villa and then using influence to cover it up.

Jun 24, 2013, 11:16 AM IST

Moroccan-born exotic dancer set to testify in Berlusconi’s `Bunga Bunga` case

The Moroccan-born exotic dancer at the centre of a sex trial against Silvio Berlusconi is expected to testify for the first time in court on Monday.

Jan 14, 2013, 17:32 PM IST

Berlusconi’s sex trial delayed as ‘Bunga Bunga’ girl goes missing

Italian police has ordered to launch a search operation for the erotic dancer at the centre of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s sex scandal trial after she failed to turn up for a hearing in court on Monday.

Dec 11, 2012, 16:48 PM IST

Berlusconi`s defence challenges venue in sex trial

Berlusconi`s defence fought to get his
trial moved out of criminal courts.

May 31, 2011, 23:35 PM IST

Berlusconi calls sex trial girl an ‘over imaginative liar’

Italy`s Prime Minister said "Ruby the Heart Stealer” was a "mythomaniac".

Apr 15, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

Berlusconi sex trial adjourned in Milan

The judges handling the Berlusconi sex trial today adjourned the trial to May 31.

Apr 06, 2011, 16:03 PM IST

Berlusconi sex trial could end leader`s career

Parliament has challenged a Milan court`s decision of Italy PM`s trial.

Apr 05, 2011, 20:30 PM IST

George Clooney a witness in Berlusconi sex trial?

Berlusconi`s lawyers Tuesday named Clooney on a list of 78 witnesses.

Mar 29, 2011, 23:30 PM IST

Italian PM Berlusconi to stand trial on sex charges

Berlusconi has called the accusations "groundless" and dismissed the case as a "farce."

Feb 16, 2011, 00:26 AM IST

Sex trial aims to discredit my govt: Berlusconi

The Italian PM blasted the trial saying it was aimed to topple his govt.

Feb 09, 2011, 21:07 PM IST