World News | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned Silvio Berlusconi's conviction on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with a minor, in a significant legal victory for the former prime minister. The Milan court unexpectedly threw out the guilty verdict handed down by a lower tribunal last year, which had sentenced Berlusconi to seven years ...
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 25, 2013
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi on Monday requested a review of his tax fraud trial head of a vote this week that will likely force him from parliament.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 23, 2013
An Italian judge on Wednesday ordered Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial for allegedly bribing a senator to join his party's ranks, in the latest legal woe for the former prime minister.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 20, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin rallied behind his old friend Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday, saying the former Italian prime minister would not have faced trial for having sex with a minor if he were gay.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday August 1, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers made a final attempt Wednesday to overturn a tax fraud conviction that threatens to derail the ex-premier's two-decade old political career banning him from holding public office, urging Italy's highest court to either acquit the business mogul or at least order a fresh trial in the long-running case stemming from film r...
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 24, 2013
A Milan court on Monday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an underage prostitute during infamous "bunga bunga" parties at his villa and then using his influence to try to cover it up.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 24, 2013
An Italian court is expected to deliver its verdict today on whether former premier Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an underage prostitute and abused his official powers.
World News | Associated Press | Monday May 13, 2013
An Italian prosecutor on Monday requested a six-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban from holding public office for former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi at his trial for having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of office.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 22, 2013
An Italian court on Monday delayed until at least May 13 the resumption of a trial against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for allegedly paying for sex with a then 17-year old prostitute.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 19, 2013
The young Moroccan dancer at the heart of Silvio Berlusconi's sex trial was summoned by an Italian court on Friday to testify in May in a separate case of alleged procurement of sex workers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 8, 2013
A hearing in Silvio Berlusconi's trial for having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of office was postponed on Friday after the billionaire tycoon complained of an eye infection.
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 7, 2013
An Italian court on Thursday sentenced former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to a one-year jail term for making public the taped contents of a confidential phone call in a case related to a 2005 banking scandal.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 4, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi hosted a "prostitution system" at his villa near Milan, where he paid women for sex with cash and favours, a prosecutor at the former prime minister's trial said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 21, 2013
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi will not face a verdict in a trial where he is charged with paying for sex with a juvenile prostitute until after elections next month, according to a decision by judges that could help his political comeback.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 14, 2013
A Milan court on Monday rejected a bid by former Premier Silvio Berlusconi to halt his sex-for-hire trial because of Italy's general election campaign, a ruling that means a verdict could come before the February vote.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 14, 2013
The exotic dancer at the centre of a sex trial against Italy's Silvio Berlusconi arrived to testify for the first time in court on Monday but the billionaire's lawyers immediately asked for the proceedings to be suspended until after elections in February.
World News | Reuters | Sunday January 13, 2013
The nightclub dancer who is the main witness in the sex trial of Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will testify at a hearing in Milan on Monday, her lawyer said on Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 19, 2012
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, on trial for allegedly having sex with an underaged prostitute, on Friday denied there had ever been sex games at parties in his villa.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 27, 2012
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi had 16 million (about $25 million) in cash delivered to his luxury villa to pay girls at his bunga bunga parties, The Sun reported.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 24, 2012
Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex during at least one party at his luxury villa outside Milan, a witness said on Thursday at a trial where he is accused of paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 24, 2012
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi paid large sums of money to the Sicilian Mafia to protect himself and his family from kidnapping in the mid-1970s, Italy's highest appeals court said on Tuesday.