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Silvio Berlusconi Trial

Italy's Highest Court Hears Berlusconi's Appeal In 'Bunga-Bunga' Case

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.10.2015 | World

ROME (AP) — Italy's highest court upheld Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal in his infamous "bunga bunga" case Tuesday, giving the former premier a welco...

Berlusconi's Back On Trial

AP | PAOLO SANTALUCIA | Posted 02.11.2014 | World

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi's political corruption trial opened Tuesday in the southern city of Naples — the latest legal challenge for...

Berlusconi Ordered To Stand Trial AGAIN

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

ROME -- ROME (AP) — A judge has ordered former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial in February on a political corruption charge. A law...

'No One Would Lift A Finger' Against Alleged Sex Offender If He Were Gay, Putin Claims

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2013 | Gay Voices

VALDAI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin rallied behind his old friend Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday, saying the former Italian pri...

"We Are All Whores": Beyond Berlusconi's Sex Trial

Flavio Rizzo | Posted 09.05.2013 | World
Flavio Rizzo

On June 24 former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was sentenced to seven years in jail for having paid a minor for sex. The day after, in the heart of Rome, a pro-Berlusconi demonstration took place under the unsettling banner: "We Are All Whores."

Verdict In Berlusconi's Sex Trial

Posted 06.24.2013 | World

Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been convicted in a sex-for-hire trial, the Associated Press reports on Monday. According to R...

Berlusconi's Sex Trial Verdict Pushed Back

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

MILAN -- Judges hearing ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's sex-for-hire trial on Monday pushed back the verdict and the sentencing in the case until after...

Star Witness In Berlusconi Sex Trial Won't Testify

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 03.16.2013 | World

MILAN — A Milan court on Monday rejected a bid by former Premier Silvio Berlusconi to halt his sex-for-hire trial for Italy's general election c...

Key Witness In Berlusconi Sex Trial Set To Testify

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2013 | World

MILAN, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The nightclub dancer who is the main witness in the sex trial of Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi will test...

Stripper Nuns Crop Up In Berlusconi Sex Trial

Posted 04.16.2012 | World

Did Silvio Berlusconi's notoriously wild parties also feature stripper nuns? According to the BBC, a witness in Berlusconi's trial alleged that dancer...

Will Berlusconi Go To Jail?

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

MILAN, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Italian prosecutors on Wednesday asked a court to sentence former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to five years in priso...

Italy's Berlusconi Faces Yet Another Trial

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

MILAN, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi is to stand trial next month on charges of revealing confidential information in a case related to a 2005...

Lawyer Falsely Accused Berlusconi

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

ROME -- A British lawyer testified Thursday that he had invented accusations that Silvio Berlusconi paid him $600,000 to lie on the stand to protect t...

Silvio Berlusconi's Team Asks George Clooney To Testify About Parties

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Celebrity

MILAN — George Clooney and his ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis are among more than 200 witnesses accepted Wednesday by a Milan court in the tri...

Did George Clooney Bunga Bunga With Underage Girls?

Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment

Despite all you may have heard about George Clooney's dating life, know this: he's more mama's boy than bunga bunga. The star had a big day in Manh...

Berlusconi Banking Scandal: Fifth Trial For Italy's PM?

AP | By ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

By ALESSANDRA RIZZO, Associated Press ROME -- Already under fire for his handling of Italy's financial crisis and engulfed in a sex scandal, Italia...

The New Yorker: Basta Bunga Bunga

newyorker.com | Ariel Levy | Posted 08.01.2011 | World

In 2008, during his fourth campaign to become Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi released a video in which a beautiful blond woman, standing i...

Embattled Italian PM Suffers Legal Blow

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — A law shielding Premier Silvio Berlusconi from prosecution was weakened by a top Italian court Thursday in a highly awaited and political...