Senators will vote this Wednesday on whether to expel the former premier from Parliament following his conviction for tax fraud
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Italy’s disgraced former premier Silvio Berlusconi is appealing to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg in the hope of beating his recent tax fraud conviction, it has emerged.
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The collapse of Italy’s fragile coalition government appears to have moved a step closer with centre-left prime minister Enrico Letta warning Silvio Berlusconi’s conservatives that he would not “blackmailed” as they try to prevent the criminal tycoon from being kicked out of parliament.
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Three-time premier Silvio Berlusconi's endless legal woes have deepened considerably after a Milan appeals court confirmed his conviction for tax fraud - and raised the possibility that he will be forced to leave parliament.
Known for shady links with the mafia, he helped draft the country's post-war constitution