World | Reuters | Tuesday April 15, 2014
An Italian court on Tuesday ordered former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to serve a tax fraud sentence by doing community service and set travel restrictions that will limit his ability to campaign for next month's European Parliament elections.
World | Reuters | Friday April 11, 2014
Both the prosecution and defence have asked a Milan court to order former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to serve a one-year sentence for tax fraud doing community service, judicial sources said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 9, 2014
An Italian government agency has asked a court whether former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi can serve a one-year sentence for tax fraud by working in a centre for the elderly, judicial sources said on Tuesday.
World | Associated Press | Friday April 4, 2014
Italy's Corriere della Sera daily reported on Friday, that 77-year-old Silvio Berlusconi was under observation at San Raffaele hospital in Milan, where he was treated last year for an eye inflammation.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Italy's supreme court on Tuesday upheld a two-year ban from public office against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who had filed an appeal with the country's top court.
World | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called for a "radical and immediate change" in recession-hit Italy as he outlined his new government's reform agenda before winning a crucial confidence vote in the Senate early on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Italy's billionaire former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is officially divorced, paving the way for a possible future marriage with a woman almost 50 years his junior, the Italian media reported on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Monday February 17, 2014
Centre-left leader Matteo Renzi was set to be nominated as Italy's youngest prime minister in a matter of days after a party coup forced Enrico Letta to resign as premier of the euro zone state struggling to pull out of recession.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Silvio Berlusconi's political corruption trial has opened in the southern city of Naples, presenting yet another legal challenge for the three-time former Italian premier.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 23, 2014
Milan prosecutors have opened a new investigation against Silvio Berlusconi over accusations he corrupted witnesses in a trial in which he was convicted of paying for sex with a minor.
World | Reuters | Sunday January 19, 2014
Silvio Berlusconi has returned to the political scene after a tax fraud conviction, striking a deal with the leader of the largest centre-left party on electoral reform that could give Italy badly needed stability.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 19, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi has lost a legal bid to reclaim his passport, judicial sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 12, 2013
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, said on Thursday revolution would break out if he were arrested and thrown in prison.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 12, 2013
Nativity scene artisans in Italy have taken Pope Francis's social message to heart this Christmas, giving a bigger role to ordinary people in their work.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 12, 2013
Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta won a confidence vote in the Senate on Wednesday, confirming his government's majority after promising sweeping reforms.
World | Reuters | Friday November 29, 2013
An Italian court accused former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday of bribing witnesses to give false testimony in a trial.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
The Italian Senate expelled Silvio Berlusconi over his tax fraud conviction on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 27, 2013
The Italian Senate opened its debate on expelling Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday, ahead of an evening vote that is expected to see the veteran centre-right leader stripped of his seat in parliament over a tax fraud conviction.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Italy's centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday his party was still undecided on whether to withdraw its support for Prime Minister Enrico Letta's government.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a busy first day in Rome on Monday, going from the pope to a "Pussy Riot" protest to dinner at the palazzo of his old friend, Silvio Berlusconi.