Silvio Berlusconi http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23259/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Milan walkout re-ignites racism row in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> test </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Milan will walk out of all matches if subjected to racism- Berlusconi</p> <p>* Authorities accused of not doing enough</p> <p>* Racism widespread in stadiums</p> <p>* Town brings civil suit against offending fans (Adds Berlusconi statement)</p> <p>By Naomi O'Leary</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Association football F.C. Internazionale Milano Football in Italy Kevin-Prince Boateng Mario Balotelli Person Career Person Communication Quotation Racism in association football Silvio Berlusconi Sport in Italy Zimbabwe Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:34:00 +0000 5731133 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlusconi slams "feminist" judges for huge divorce settlement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/berlusconi-slams-feminist-judges-huge-divorce-settlement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Tuesday slammed a panel of three "feminist and communist" female judges for ruling that he owed his estranged wife 200,000 euros ($260,000) per day as part of a divorce settlement.</p> <p>On Dec. 28, the newspaper Corriere della Sera said the divorce ruling had been deposited just before Christmas, and that Berlusconi had been ordered to pay Veronica Lario, whom he married in 1990, about 100,000 euros per day.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/berlusconi-slams-feminist-judges-huge-divorce-settlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Entertainment Italy Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:30:17 +0000 5731879 at http://www.globalpost.com Key witness in Berlusconi sex trial set to testify Monday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/key-witness-berlusconi-sex-trial-set-testify-monday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>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 testify at a hearing in Milan on Monday, her lawyer said on Saturday.</p> <p>Karima El Mahroug, better known by her stage name "Ruby the Heartstealer", was due to give evidence in the case last December but failed to show up, telling her lawyer she was on holiday in Mexico.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/key-witness-berlusconi-sex-trial-set-testify-monday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:45:04 +0000 5733548 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Key witness in Berlusconi sex trial to testify Monday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-key-witness-berlusconi-sex-trial-testify-monday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds lawyer considering asking for suspension, paragraph 7)</p> <p>MILAN, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The nightclub dancer who is the main witness in the sex trial of Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is to testify on Monday, her lawyer said on Saturday.</p> <p>Karima El Mahroug, better known by her stage name "Ruby the Heartstealer", was due to testify in the Milan court in December but failed to show up, telling her lawyer she was on holiday in Mexico.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-key-witness-berlusconi-sex-trial-testify-monday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 22:15:15 +0000 5733674 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlusconi lawyers request suspension of sex trial as "Ruby" appears http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/berlusconi-lawyers-request-suspension-sex-trial-ruby-appears <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Silvia Aloisi</p> <p>MILAN, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The young nightclub dancer at the centre of Silvio Berlusconi's sex trial arrived in court to testify on Monday but the former Italian premier's lawyer asked for the case to be suspended until after elections next month.</p> <p>Karima El Mahroug, 20, and better known by her stage name "Ruby the Heartstealer", fought her way through a jostling scrum of photographers as she arrived at the court in central Milan where Berlusconi is on trial on charges of paying for sex with a minor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/berlusconi-lawyers-request-suspension-sex-trial-ruby-appears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:15:39 +0000 5734059 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to suspend sex trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/italy-court-rejects-berlusconi-bid-suspend-sex-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A court in Milan on Monday rejected a request by Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers that the former Italian prime minister's trial for paying for sex with a juvenile prostitute be suspended until after national elections on Feb. 24-25.</p> <p>The 76 year-old media billionaire's legal team had argued that his position as leader of a centre-right coalition fighting the election constituted a legitimate impediment to his appearing in court.</p> A.C. Milan Italy Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:45:28 +0000 5734137 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Italy's Berlusconi fails to have sex trial suspended http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-italys-berlusconi-fails-have-sex-trial-suspended <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ex-premier asked for trial to be halted until after election</p> <p>* Key witness "Ruby" makes brief appearance, no testimony (Updates with judges rejecting bid to suspend trial)</p> <p>By Silvia Aloisi</p> <p>MILAN, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Judges in Milan rejected a request by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Monday to halt his sex trial until after a national election next month, but allowed the key witness to avoid giving testimony in open court.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-italys-berlusconi-fails-have-sex-trial-suspended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:15:03 +0000 5734222 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlusconi's wiretap trial postponed until after elections http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/berlusconis-wiretap-trial-postponed-until-after-elections <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 17 (Reuters) - An Italian court on Thursday agreed to postpone Silvio Berlusconi's trial for making public the taped contents of a confidential phone call, until after an election next month in which he is a candidate.</p> <p>Former prime minister Berlusconi, accused of leaking the information in a case related to a 2005 banking scandal, is facing two other trials for alleged tax fraud and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/berlusconis-wiretap-trial-postponed-until-after-elections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:15:04 +0000 5735737 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to halt tax fraud trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/italy-court-rejects-berlusconi-bid-halt-tax-fraud-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A Milan court on Friday rejected a request from Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers to suspend a tax fraud trial involving the purchase of broadcasting rights by his Mediaset media group until after the Feb. 24-25 election.</p> <p>The 76-year-old former prime minister is appealing against a previous court ruling over the case on Oct. 26, in which he was sentenced to four years in jail.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/italy-court-rejects-berlusconi-bid-halt-tax-fraud-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:45:57 +0000 5736152 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Berlusconi sex trial verdict due after February vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-berlusconi-sex-trial-verdict-due-after-february-vote <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds suspension request, details)</p> <p>MILAN, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi will not face a verdict in a trial where he is charged with paying for sex with a juvenile prostitute until after elections next month, according to a decision by judges that could help his political comeback.</p> <p>A new timetable of hearings set by Milan judges on Monday shows the last session in the trial will be held on March 11, well after the Feb. 24-25 elections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-berlusconi-sex-trial-verdict-due-after-february-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:30:33 +0000 5737199 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Berlusconi sex trial verdict due after February vote</p> <p>MILAN (Reuters) - Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi will not face a verdict in a trial where he is charged with paying for sex with a juvenile prostitute until after elections next month, according to a decision by judges that could help his political comeback. A new timetable of hearings set by Milan judges on Monday shows the last session in the trial will be held on March 11, well after the February 24-25 elections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Italy Silvio Berlusconi Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:30:45 +0000 5737216 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlusconi revamps media tactics to woo Italian voters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/berlusconi-revamps-media-tactics-woo-italian-voters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Former premier faces off with critics to win back support</p> <p>* Media-savvy mogul revives theatrics to win spotlight</p> <p>* Berlusconi party dominates airwaves before Feb. 24-25 vote</p> <p>By Catherine Hornby</p> <p>ROME, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi has always been most formidable with his back to the wall and he has played a bold gamble by leaving the comfortable studios of his own television empire to take on some of his fiercest critics ahead of next month's Italian election.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/berlusconi-revamps-media-tactics-woo-italian-voters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Italy Politics of Italy Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:00:33 +0000 5737304 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Michelle Obama again picks designer Wu for inaugural gown</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was one of the biggest questions of Monday's inaugural celebrations: not what would President Barack Obama say, but what would his wife, Michelle Obama, wear? The first lady cemented her reputation as an international style trend-setter with her choice of a Jason Wu red sleeveless ball gown in the evening, and a striking business-style blue navy coat and dress for the ceremonial daytime events.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Jason Wu Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 13:15:34 +0000 5737718 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Michelle Obama again picks designer Wu for inaugural gown</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was one of the biggest questions of Monday's inaugural celebrations: not what would President Barack Obama say, but what would his wife, Michelle Obama, wear? The first lady cemented her reputation as an international style trend-setter with her choice of a Jason Wu red sleeveless ball gown in the evening, and a striking business-style blue navy coat and dress for the ceremonial daytime events.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Jason Wu Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:15:12 +0000 5738001 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Michelle Obama again picks designer Wu for inaugural gown</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was one of the biggest questions of Monday's inaugural celebrations: not what would President Barack Obama say, but what would his wife, Michelle Obama, wear? The first lady cemented her reputation as an international style trend-setter with her choice of a Jason Wu red sleeveless ball gown in the evening, and a striking business-style blue navy coat and dress for the ceremonial daytime events.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Italy Jason Wu Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 05:15:48 +0000 5738150 at http://www.globalpost.com