After momentous, close-run elections in Germany, France, and the UK this year, Europe will face another nail-biting vote early next year in Italy, the region’s fourth-largest economy. 466 more words
Four-time Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has caused quite a stir with his latest public appearance.
The 81-year-old was surprisingly wrinkle-free during his outing to… 447 more words
Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi took his comeback bid to the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday as his lawyers fought to make him eligible for next year’s Italian election. 774 more words
Silvio Berlusconi was expelled from Italy’s parliament in 2013, after being convicted of tax fraud. But far from retiring from politics, the media mogul and four-time prime minister is plotting a course back to power by backing a new conservative coalition, which just won in Sicily’s local elections. 186 more words