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Berlusconi Conviction Threatens Fragile Italian Government

Alex Rickets | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics
Alex Rickets

Few politicians have cast such a long shadow over a country, across an extended period of time, as Silvo Berlusconi. Palpable relief greeted the politician and media tycoon's resignation as Italian PM in November 2011, against a backdrop of severe doubt regarding his commitment to implementing economic reforms necessary to tackle the nation's debt crisis.

Berlusconi 'To Run For Prime Minister Again'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Politics

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi could run for office again next year, his party has indicated. Berlusconi said he has been "besieg...

Italian Diary

Tony Baldry | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Tony Baldry

The conundrum of Italian politics is that those who are doing best are those who can portray themselves as the 'anti politician' candidates.

VIDEO: It's 'True Love' For Berlusconi As Fourth Album Of Ballads Released

zoomin.tv | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Silvio Berlusconi has released an album of love songs just in time for Christmas. The former prime minister, and cruise ship crooner, has penned a num...

The Long-Overdue Demise of Silvio Berlusconi

Frederic Whyte | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Frederic Whyte

In the end, Berlusconi did not fall foul of a carefully-inserted stiletto-point emerging from behind a curtain of heavy damask, but more mundanely -- merely one of a series of bail-out conditions laid down by a group of leaders of whom he considered himself a worthy part.