Brutal recession and banks' reluctance to lend leaves more businesses turning to mob for help
He claims to be outside the establishment - so why did he hold a meeting with the dreaded Berlusconi?
Being expelled from the Senate will not deter him but he's left a shambles, says Giovanni Navarria
Milan court says it has seen proof that former PM paid underage prostitute for sexual relations
Silvio Berlusconi's power to sway Italian politics is 'diminished' as he is forced to support Letta
Silvio Berlusconi's own MPs look set to defy him by offering support to Prime Minister Enrico Letta
Berlusconi's trial guard dances YMCA, Homeland teaser is released, and Penelope Cruz makes risqué short film
Some called it a disgrace, others celebrated. The ex-PM may dodge jail but his legal woes are deepening