Silvio Berlusconi


  • European markets close mixed  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as Italian markets post gains amid uncertainty over Berlusconi's political future.

  • Italian politics no major concern: strategist  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Guy Foster, group strategist at Brewin Dolphin, discusses the political situation in Italy, and explains how it's no longer such a destabilising factor for the market.

  • Mario Monti, Italy's former prime minister, expects Berlusconi's party to remain in the coalition even if Berlusconi is forced to leave and discusses the current government and what it now needs to do.

  • Europe shares close down as Italy drags Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, as investors remained unease over when U.S. Federal Reserve might start scaling back its stimulus program.

  • Can Italy afford another government to fall?  Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Silvio Berlusconi has said he still supports Italy's coalition government, saying it must continue. Julia Chatterley has more from Milan.

  • Marco Giordani, CFO of Mediaset, tells CNBC that advertising sales have turned around in July after 21 months of decline.

  • Marco Giordani, CFO of Mediaset, tells CNBC that the relationship between Mediaset and Berlusconi is a normal one between company and shareholder.

  • Mediaset exec: Berlusconi didn't help run company Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 3:39 PM ET

    A top executive for the media company at the center of Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud conviction said the billionaire politician did not play any role in running the company he founded.

  • Berlusconi's last appeal rejected, sentence upheld Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 2:46 PM ET

    Italy's supreme court rejected Berlusconi's final appeal and upheld his jail sentence in a blow to the former prime minister that could throw the country's government into crisis.

  • Can Italy's government survive without Berlusconi?  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Jonathan Hopkin, reader in comparative politics at LSE, tells CNBC that the Italian government can't survive without the votes of Berlusconi's PDL party.

  • Why do Italians like Silvio Berlusconi?  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Geoff Andrews, author of 'Not a Normal Country: Italy after Berlusconi', talks to CNBC about whether Silvio Berlusconi will ever leave Italian politics.

  • Europe Is Relatively Stable: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Robert Quinn, director of S&P Capital IQ, tells CNBC that the European markets are being influenced by factors outside of Europe.

  • Berlusconi Supporters Protest His Conviction  Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:19 AM ET

    Hundreds gathered in Rome to protest against the conviction of the former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

  • Berluscino Sentenced to 7 Years in Jail  Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Claudia Pensotti, reports from Milan where Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's former prime minister, was found guilty of having sex with a minor and abusing his power.

  • Italy's Berlusconi Gets 7 Years for Sex With Minor Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi and Ruby El Mahroug

    Italian judges found former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi guilty of having sex with a minor and abuse of power, giving him seven years in jail and imposing a lifetime ban on holding office.

  • Is Berlusconi's Bunga Bunga Trial Overstated?  Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:20 AM ET

    Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, tells CNBC that Silvio Berlusconi's Bunga Bunga trial is overstated and will have minimal impact on Italian politics.

  • Prosecutor Seeks Six-Year Jail Term for Berlusconi Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
    Silvio Berlusconi

    An Italian prosecutor is seeking a six-year jail sentence for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for allegedly having sex with an underage nightclub dancer.

  • Berlusconi Tax Fraud Sentence Upheld Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 12:27 AM ET

    A Milan appeals court upheld a four-year sentence for tax fraud against former prime minister and center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday.

  • Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

    Napolitano rescued Italy in 2011 by replacing Berlusconi with technocrat Mario Monti. Italy's fate once again depends on the man affectionately known as "King George."

  • Italy's Letta Wins French Backing for Focus on Growth Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 2:08 AM ET

    Italy's new Prime Minister Enrico Letta won French backing on Wednesday for calls to spur economic growth alongside budget rigor.