Berlusconi heads to court in hopes to return to politics

2015-03-10 15:38

Italy's top court reviews former premier Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal on charges of paying for sex with an under-age exotic dancer known as 'Ruby the heart stealer'.

Berlusconi denies sale rumours

2015-01-22 10:55

Owner and club president Silvio Berlusconi has brushed off rumours that he is considering putting AC Milan up for sale.

Italian court clears Berlusconi in sex trial

2014-07-18 14:08

An Italian appeals court has 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 PM.

Berlusconi: Germans deny camps' existed

2014-04-26 22:06

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, about to begin a sentence for tax fraud, provoked fresh outrage from his political opponents by suggesting that Germany did not acknowledge the existence of World War II concentration camps.

Ex-Berlusconi official arrested for mafia collusion

2014-04-03 20:54

Italian police arrested a former member of Silvio Berlusconi's government, accusing him of colluding with the mafia to quash competition against his family's petrol distribution business.

Berlusconi secretary caught with 24kg cocaine

2014-03-13 21:14

Italian police have arrested Federica Gagliardi, a woman who acted as Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's secretary at two international summits in Canada in 2010, on suspicion of smuggling 24 kg of cocaine.

Berlusconi investigated for witness tampering

2014-01-23 21:23

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being investigated for tampering with witnesses in a trial that saw him sentenced to jail for having sex with an underage prostitute.

Berlusconi: Jail will lead to 'revolution'

2013-12-12 16:22

Scandal-tainted Italian former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, sentenced to a year in prison for tax fraud, has claimed there will be a "revolution" in Italy if he is jailed. .

Italy's parliament expels defiant Berlusconi

2013-11-28 10:00

Italy's parliament has expelled Silvio Berlusconi over a tax fraud conviction, in a vote that will not be the last act of the tycoon's tumultuous career as he vowed to "fight on".

Berlusconi wavers ahead of vote on Italy budget

2013-11-26 16:59

Silvio Berlusconi says his party is still undecided on whether to withdraw its support for Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta's government, just hours before a confidence vote over the 2014 budget.


Thai group bids €1b for Milan stake

2015-02-16 14:03

A Thai businessman has offered Silvio Berlusconi €1 billion for a controlling stake in AC Milan.

Italy's president Napolitano resigns

2015-01-14 15:05

Italy's veteran President Giorgio Napolitano has resigned, setting the stage for the election of a new head of state, a thorny process which could prove a political headache for Matteo Renzi's government.

Ex-Berlusconi cabinet minister arrested

2014-05-08 12:22

Italian police have arrested a cabinet minister in the last government of ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi, on suspicion of helping a former party colleague convicted of mafia association to flee justice.

Berlusconi given community service for tax fraud

2014-04-15 17:37

Silvio Berlusconi has been assigned community service at home for elderly for tax fraud conviction.

Berlusconi's 2-year political ban upheld on appeal

2014-03-19 14:03

Italy’s highest court has upheld a two-year political ban against Silvio Berlusconi stemming from his tax fraud conviction.

Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi is finally divorced

2014-02-19 18:26

Italy's 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 report.

Berlusconi left stranded without passport

2013-12-18 22:13

Silvio Berlusconi has lost a legal bid to reclaim his passport, leaving the scandal-hit former prime minister stranded in Italy while fellow conservatives travel to a conference near Brussels.

Berlusconi 'bribed' sex trial witnesses

2013-11-29 22:30

An Italian court has accused former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of bribing witnesses to give false testimony in a trial linked to a sex case

Parliament debates Berlusconi expulsion

2013-11-27 15:45

Italy's parliament has begun debating the expulsion of Silvio Berlusconi in move that will rattle the government and leave the billionaire tycoon more at risk of arrest.

Berlusconi fights to the end to keep Senate seat

2013-11-25 17:45

Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi is fighting to the very end, claiming that newly recovered documents from the US will exonerate him from a devastating tax fraud conviction.

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