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Berlusconi could face new bribery probe, trial

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 30 2013, 12:56am CST | by IANS

Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi could face a new criminal probe and trial after judges accused him of bribing witnesses at the trial of three of his aides.
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How the Establishment Is Trying to Destroy UKIP - and Why It Will Fail

Oct 29 2014 7:40am CDT | Source: Big Government

By "the Establishment" I don't, of course, mean the toffee-nosed, elitist right-wing conspiracy which exists largely in the perfervid imaginations of Russell Brand and Owen Jones. I mean the new progressive Establishment which has dominated the cultural and political argument since at least the Blair era: the quangos, the seats of academe, the politically correct corporatists, the Eurocrats, the congenitally bien-pensant luvvies, the liberal media from the Guardian ...
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Italian Prime Minister Proposes ‘Baby Bonus’ for New Mothers

Oct 20 2014 11:48am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Amelia Rosch is an intern for ThinkProgress. CREDIT: Shutterstock On Sunday, Italian prime Minister Matteo Renzi proposed a new policy that would give new mothers 80 euros a month. Under the plan, all women, regardless of income, can take advantage of the bonus until their child is three years old. Low-income families who make less than 1,500 euros a month would also qualify for the bonus. The policy will begin on January 1, 2015 and is expected to cost Italy around half a billion ...
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The Power of When

Oct 7 2014 1:20pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

photo courtesy of Gianluca Cecere A few days ago, I was listening to an Italian friend of mine who was talking about one of his projects and, every now and then, he kept saying "if". If this happens, if I will do that, if things work out: a long dissertation where the "if" word was like a refrain. At one point, I stopped him and I said: "Why don't you start saying when instead of if?" There was a silence. He ...
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Matteo Renzi Makes Reform Popular in Italy

Sep 9 2014 1:44pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

CERNOBBIO, Italy -- Entertainment is never lacking on the shores of the Como Lake in the beginning of September, when the Italian and European intelligentsia gathers at the Ambrosetti Forum, a sort of Davos that is more European but equally obsessed with participant status. So much so that I counted at least five different entrance colors, each one with strict do's and don'ts. Look under 40 at your own risk. The focus this year was, unsu ...
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Greater stability after Berlusconi party split: Italian PM

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 18 2013, 8:14am CST | by IANS

Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's coalition government is more stable after the centre-right party of Silvio Berlusconi split at the weekend, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Monday.
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Berlusconi relaunches his party after split

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 16 2013, 6:16pm CST | by IANS

Rome, Nov 17 (IANS) Italian leader Silvio Berlusconi relaunched his "People of Freedom" party (PDL) with its old name of 'Forza Italia' (Go Italy) Saturday, formalising the fracture within the centre-right main political force in the country.
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Berlusconi created massive tax fraud: Court

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 30 2013, 3:40am CDT | by IANS

Berlusconi created massive tax fraud: Court
Rome, Oct 30 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi orchestrated a massive tax fraud scheme and showed "particular intensity of misconduct in his persistence in it", a Milan court has ruled.
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Berlusconi faces trial in bribery case

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 23 2013, 5:46pm CDT | by IANS

Berlusconi faces trial in bribery case
Rome, Oct 24 (IANS) Prosecutors in Italy's Naples Wednesday sent former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to trial for allegedly bribing a former senator to change political sides, media reported.
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