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Neither of the former lovers are expected to be in the court in Florence, but if found guilty again, another appeal is bound to follow

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Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Victory gives party platform to campaign for autonomous  federal state

Silvio Berlusconi vows to remain active in politics as opponents vote down last-ditch attempt to save his senate seat

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Bangladesh braced for clashes as Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah is sentenced to death

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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

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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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More than 160 arrested at EDL Tower Hamlets march

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