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The former Netherlands international has hung up his boots to take the position

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Italian courts must get tougher on sex criminals

People of Liberty party (PDL) leader Silvio Berlusconi

Indyplus more: Berlusconi ‘paid Mafia bosses millions of euros in pact lasting decades’

Conviction for the former Italian prime minister’s long-time associate adds to mounting troubles

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Senators will vote this Wednesday on whether to expel the former premier from Parliament following his conviction for tax fraud

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The minister who two years ago was anointed as Silvio Berlusconi’s heir apparent has split with his former mentor and formed a breakaway group.

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