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Politics Silvio Berlusconi

  • *Says ready to fully restore crisis-hit U.S.- Russia ties. Rolling back those sanctions, imposed by the United States and the European Union to punish Moscow for its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea and support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, could spur investment in Russia's flat-lining economy. "Clearly the chances of sanctions being lifted on...

  • *Says ready to fully restore crisis-hit U.S.- Russia ties. Rolling back those sanctions, imposed by the United States and the European Union to punish Moscow for its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea and support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, could spur investment in Russia's flat-lining economy. "Clearly the chances of sanctions being lifted on...

  • *Brussels institutions back in action, facing familiar problems. Last week, the EU's remaining Big Three-- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and their host, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi-- felt they needed to renew their vows at the wellspring of the union, the island of Ventotene, where in 1941 prisoners of Mussolini wrote a...

  • Berlusconi sells AC Milan to Chinese investors

    The long-time owner sold the soccer club to the new owners after being reassured they will invest heavily to return the team to its former glory.

  • Silvio Berlusconi attends a football match between AC Milan and Juventus FC.

    AC Milan are the latest European football team to move into Chinese ownership after Silvio Berlusconi said he had sold the club, the FT reports.

  • Is Alibaba's Jack Ma buying AC Milan?

    Is China's richest man, Jack Ma, buying storied Italian football club A.C. Milan? Ma himself is pleading ignorance.

  • Berlusconi got some things right: Author

    Alan Friedman, author of “Berlusconi” discusses Silvio Berlusconi’s relationship with other politicians.

  • Berlusconi was a ‘Donald Trump’ in early years

    Alan Friedman, author of “Berlusconi”, discusses the achievements and controversies surrounding the former Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi.

  • Berlusconi to use 'disgrace' for a comeback: Pro

    Francesco Galietti, founder and CEO of Policy Sonar, says Silvio Berlusconi is likely to try and turn his community service into a political opportunity, and that his lack of official successor is hurting his Forza Italia party.

  • Can Forza Italia survive without Berlusconi?

    Francesco Galietti, founder and CEO of Policy Sonar, likens Italian politics to a "Machiavellian play" ahead of Berlusconi's court hearing and discusses the impact the electoral reform could have.

  • Italian soccer giant AC Milan is weighing a sale, Bloomberg has reported, citing three sources with knowledge of the matter.

  • Berlusconi ousted from Senate

    Italian Senate has approved the expulsion of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera offers details.

  • Italy... without Berlusconi?

    Nicola Borri, assistant professor of economics at LUISS University in Rome, says "everybody" expects Silvio Berlusconi to be ousted from the Italian Parliament, and discusses the impact this would have on reforms.

  • Judiciary action against Berlusconi is a 'scandal': PDL Senator

    Lucio Malan, Italian senator for the PDL, says there is a risk for a "little split" within Berlusconi's PDL party and that the former prime minister would remain leader even if he was expelled from Parliament.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Berlusconi has formally asked to do a year of community service rather than be jailed or put under house arrest after his conviction for tax fraud.

  • Raffaele Jerusalmi

    The restructuring of Europe's banks will be positive in the end, the head of Italy's main stock exchange told CNBC on Monday.

  • Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

    An Italian Senate committee on Friday recommended that Silvio Berlusconi be expelled from the Senate following his conviction for tax fraud in August.

  • Is this the end of Silvio Berlusconi?

    Jacopo Barigazzi, co-founder of Linkiesta, says that it is the "beginning of the end" for Silvio Berlusconi, but he could still be popular with voters.

  • Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

    Silvio Berlusconi is renowned for his off-color remarks and personal scandal.

  • Why Italy's confidence vote is 'crucial'

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief euro area economist at Barclays, talks about Italy's key issues including structural reforms and how Wednesday's confidence vote could impact them.