Italian Senate votes to expell Silvio Berlusconi. The former prime minister has lost his immunity from prosecution. But he vowed to seek reelection.
Anti-Islam author Thilo Sarrazin again faces possible explusion from the Social Democrats. The center-left party has sought to ban the economist since his first of two critical bestsellers on Islam in Germany.
Ex-Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered to stand trial over judicial corruption, Italian media reports. The charge relates to a 2013 case, in which he was accused of having sex with a minor.
An Italian court has lifted former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's ban from holding office. The 81-year-old could run for prime minister again if talks between M5S and the League collapse and new elections are called.
Two populist groups have emerged as the main forces in Italian politics following the March elections. The Five Star Movement has developed out of a protest group and the League has stepped up to head the center-right.
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