An Italian appeals court has acquitted former premier Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case.
An Italian court has begun considering former premier Silvio Berlusconi’s appeal against a conviction of paying for sex with a teenager at so-called bunga-bunga party at his private villa.
Italian prosecutors say they have arrested a former Silvio Berlusconi aide for allegedly helping a businessman convicted of Mafia association.
Silvio Berlusconi's request to travel to Dublin this week has been denied.
An Italian court has accused ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi and his lawyers of tampering with evidence by paying off witnesses in a trial related to his notorious “bunga bunga” parties.
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has declared a “day of mourning for democracy” as the Senate prepared to vote on whether to kick him out of parliament following his tax fraud conviction.
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has begged senators not to kick him out of parliament, claiming new evidence proves he did not commit tax fraud, in a last-ditch bid to stave off a vote that could keep him out of public office for years.
Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi is to stand trial in February on a political corruption charge, a judge has ruled.
Italian ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi has been given a two-year political ban by a Milan appeals court following his tax fraud conviction.
Silvio Berlusconi’s 28-year-old girlfriend says she is now just waiting for him to agree to marry her after chasing the 76-year-old relentlessly for years.
A defiant Silvio Berlusconi has told a cheering crowd of thousands that he is innocent of tax fraud despite a ruling by Italy’s high court confirming his guilt and four-year jail term.
Top Silvio Berlusconi aides are manoeuvring to win a presidential pardon so the ex-premier can avoid a prison term and ban on holding office, with one loyalist warning of possible “civil war” unless punishment for his tax-fraud conviction is lifted.
Italy’s highest court has upheld ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi’s tax fraud conviction but ordered a review of a five-year ban on public office that was part of the lower court’s sentence.
Three former aides of Italy’s ex-premier, Silvio Berlusconi, have been convicted of procuring prostitutes for the media mogul’s infamous “bunga bunga” parties.
Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has been convicted of paying for sex with an under-age prostitute during “bunga bunga” parties at his villa and then using his influence to try to cover it up.
The Moroccan woman at the centre of a sex scandal involving former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has testified that a young woman attending one of his “bunga bunga” parties dressed up like a nun, danced provocatively and stripped down to her underwear for the then-premier at his in-house disco.
Prosecutors have demanded six years in jail and a lifetime ban from public office for former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi in his sex-for-hire trial.
An Italian court has upheld the tax fraud conviction against ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi and sentenced him to four years in prison.
Silvio Berlusconi has won a delay in his sex-for-hire trial after pleading he was too ill to attend court. He had been seeking to have two Milan trials postponed due to an eye condition for which he has been hospitalised since Friday.
Exit polls show Pier Luigi Bersani’s centre-left coalition leading in an Italian election that is testing the country’s resolve to maintain painful economic reforms.
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has lost a legal attempt to halt his pay-for-sex trial so he can concentrate on a general election campaign.
The young woman at the centre of ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi’s sex-for-hire trial is preparing to give evidence for the first time.
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has blamed “feminist, communist” judges for a €200,000-a-day divorce settlement following the break up of his second marriage.
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is making a rare appearance at his trial in Milan to face charges he paid for sex with an under-age prostitute and then used his office to try to cover it up.
Italian prosecutors have demanded a five-year prison sentence for former premier Silvio Berlusconi in his trial on corruption charges.
Silvio Berlusconi has failed in an emergency bid to obtain a High Court order preventing evidence being taken in a UK court relating to corruption allegations.
Actor George Clooney is among more than 200 witnesses accepted by a Milan court in the trial of former Premier Silvio Berlusconi for allegedly paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
An Italian court has today rejected a bid to postpone the trial of the Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on sex charges.
Beleaguered premier Silvio Berlusconi has come under pressure on two fronts: his crucial coalition ally demanded tax cuts or early elections, and Italy's credit rating appeared in danger due to high public debt and a laggard economy.
Italians have dealt Premier Silvio Berlusconi a serious political blow, overturning laws passed by his government to revive nuclear energy, privatise the water supply and help him avoid prosecution.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi today vowed not to quit, promising to hang in there as long as he's needed. And that could be a long time. He boasted playfully he'll live to 120.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi made a rare appearance in open court at one of his four current trials today, but left soon after claiming the case was a waste of time.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi made a rare court appearance today at his trial on a tax fraud charge.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi is due to make a rare court appearance to defend himself against a tax fraud charge.
Silvio Berlusconi’s defence lawyers have named Hollywood star George Clooney, the Italian foreign minister and a bevy of showgirls as witnesses at the premier’s upcoming prostitution trial.
George Clooney has been listed as a defence witness in Silvio Berlusconi's upcoming trial.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi made a rare court appearance today, greeting supporters who gathered outside a closed-door hearing in a tax fraud case.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi claims he is too old to have had all the sexual encounters he is accused of by prosecutors.
Italian prosecutors have said Italian leader Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an under-age Moroccan teenager 13 times.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has undergone four hours of face surgery to repair damage he suffered when a man hurled a statuette at him in 2009.
The TV cameras were told to ignore her and Austria's rich and powerful sought to avoid her.
Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi today shrugged off the looming prostitution trial which could end his political career.
Veteran political survivor Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi faced his biggest challenge yet today when he was ordered to stand trial on prostitution and abuse of power charges.
An Italian judge today ordered premier Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial on charges he paid for sex with a 17-year-old girl and then tried to cover it up.
An Italian judge has ordered premier Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial on charges he paid for sex with a 17-year-old girl and then tried to cover it up.
Scandal-plagued premier Silvio Berlusconi defiantly accused prosecutors of trying to topple his government by seeking to put him on trial on charges he had sex with a 17-year-old girl and then tried to cover it up.
Italian prosecutors today formally requested that premier Silvio Berlusconi stand trial over accusations he paid for sex with a 17-year-old girl and then used his influence to try to cover it up.
Italian prosecutors want to put premier Silvio Berlusconi on trial over accusations he paid for sex with a 17-year-old girl and then used his influence to cover it up.
Italian prosecutors say a second underage girl allegedly took part in parties at a villa owned by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, receiving jewels and other gifts in exchange.
Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi rang a TV show discussing his alleged prostitution scandal, exchanged insults with the host and said the programme was like a “brothel”.
A top court has rejected as unconstitutional an immunity law shielding Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi from trial but has maintained some room for immunity.
Violent protests erupted in Rome today after Premier Silvio Berlusconi won back-to-back confidence votes in parliament, narrowly surviving one of his toughest political challenges yet.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi today won back-to-back votes of confidence in parliament but was left with a wafer-thin majority that will make it hard for him to govern effectively.
Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi today dismissed calls to resign over his involvement with a runaway under-age Moroccan girl and created new uproar by claiming it was better to love beautiful girls than gays.
The man who hurled a statuette at Silvio Berlusconi, leaving the Italian premier with a broken nose and two broken teeth, is not fit to stand trial, a judge ruled today.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, his face bandaged, left hospital today four days after being attacked by a mentally ill man at a political rally.
Silvio Berlusconi’s spokesman said today the Italian leader spent a better night in hospital, four days after he was hit in the face by a mentally ill man.
Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is in pain, having trouble eating and remains in hospital following an attack by a mentally ill man that broke his nose and two teeth, doctors said.
Officials say Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi spent a quiet night at the hospital after being hit in the face with a statuette hurled by a man at a rally.
Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi was recovering from a broken nose and teeth after being hit in the face by a statue thrown by a protester at a rally.