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Berlusconi Scandal

Party Leaders Rebel Over Berlusconi's Gov't Strategy

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 11.29.2013 | World

ROME — Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi appeared to backpedal on Sunday in his strategy aimed at collapsing Italy's fragile coalition government...

Berlusconi Under Investigation For Corruption (Again)

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.30.2013 | World

Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is under investigation for corruption again over allegations that he bribed a leftist senator in 2006,...

Silvio Berlusconi's HUGE Alimony Payment

Posted 12.28.2012 | Divorce

Being one of the richest men in the world comes at a price. AC Milan owner and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi -- who split with ...

Berlusconi: When Lies and Tricks Stop Working

Antonio Di Pietro | Posted 12.29.2012 | World
Antonio Di Pietro

Berlusconi is leaving the scene, but his entire legacy remains. Many little Berlusconis have formed in his image, in public institutions, the government, and local administrations.

Berlusconi Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 12.26.2012 | World

MILAN — Just two days after announcing he won't run in spring elections, former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi was convicted of tax fraud and...

Europe's Mistake Was Constitutional

Todd Brewster | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Todd Brewster

By tethering 17 nations to a common currency without binding them to a common fiscal policy, the Eurozone was doomed to fail. That may be true. But the deeper message is a constitutional one.

Berlusconi Back In Court For Bribery Charges

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

MILAN — Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, in the spotlight once again for revelations about his sex life, was in court Monday for the resumptio...

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...

Berlusconi Loses Bid To Move Sex Trial

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | World

MILAN -- Lawyers for Premier Silvio Berlusconi lost a bid Monday to move his trial on charges of having paid for sex with an underage teen. Berluscon...

Berlusconi Baffles Obama At G8 Summit

AP | Posted 07.27.2011 | World

ROME — Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has taken his claim that he is being persecuted by leftist judges to the G-8 summit, telling a clearly ...

Lawmakers Approve Bill That Could Save Italian PM From Legal Battle

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 06.13.2011 | World

ROME — Italy's lower chamber of parliament approved legislation Wednesday that would cut the length of trials in Italy and effectively end an on...

Berlusconi: 'I Am The Most Accused Man In The Universe'

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

MILAN — Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi made a rare court appearance Monday, greetings throngs of supporters gathered outside the courthouse f...

Gordon Brown's Wife Saw Berlusconi Asking For Naomi Campbell's Phone Number

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — The wife of Britain's ex-leader Gordon Brown says she spotted Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi asking for model Naomi Campbell's phone num...

Demonstrators Wearing Underwear On Their Heads Portest Berlusconi

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MILAN — Critics of Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi staged a protest Sunday near his Milan villa, some wearing masks of the leader while others...

Berlusconi Prostitution Probe Widens In Italy

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Prosecutors investigating Premier Silvio Berlusconi on suspicion he paid for sex with a 17-year-old Moroccan girl have provided 200 more ...

WATCH: Berlusconi Phones Into TV Show To Call It A Brothel

AP/The Huffington Post | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (AP) — A furious Silvio Berlusconi has called into a TV talk show about the prostitution investigation that has targeted him, shouting, tra...

What If Berlusconi Asked The U.S.'s Most Famous Sex Columnist For Advice?

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I have a problem. I like to think of myself as a pretty powerful guy: Let's just say that, in my current gig, I have at my disposal the seventh larges...

Vatican Lashes Out Over Italian Sex Scandal

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Premier Silvio Berlusconi came under mounting criticism Friday from the Catholic Church over his dalliances with young women, wit...

Suspicious Package Addressed To Berlusconi SEIZED

Yahoo! News || Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suspect package from Greece found aboard a courier company plane rerouted to Bologna airport was intended for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusc...

Former Model Abandons Berlusconi Government

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Silvio Berlusconi's troubled political career took a hit when yet another of his ministers resigned, this time the PM's pretty protege Mara Carfagna, ...

SCANDALOUS: Drug And Jacuzzi Sex Allegations Besiege Italian PM

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nadia Macri', a 28 year old aspiring model and "television showgirl," alleges that Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi payed her over $14,000 for...

Berlusconi SPEAKS OUT On Sex Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the midst of yet another sex scandal, this one involving 17-year-old aspiring model widely known as "Ruby," Berlusconi defended his lifestyle, sayi...

Catholic Weekly Bashes Italian Politics...18 Years Too Late

Nicola Orichuia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicola Orichuia

There used to be a time when the Vatican could decide the political career of a politician. That is clearly not the case anymore, seeing how Silvio Berlusconi is still in power.

Berlusconi Insults Rival Female Politician's Attractiveness

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Michael Day, The Independent Facing sliding approval ratings and the prospect of humiliation in regional elections this weekend, Prime Minister Si...

Iranians Protest At Rome's Tehran Embassy, Throw Eggs, Chant 'Death To Berlusconi'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — About 100 Iranians protested Tuesday in front of the Italian embassy in Tehran, shouting "Death to Italy, Death to Berlusconi, " Italy's ...