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Berlusconi loses appeal in tax fraud case

Berlusconi loses appeal in tax fraud case

An Italian court on Wednesday upheld a tax fraud conviction for former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, confirming his sentence of one year in prison and a five-year ban from public office.

Lamborghini hits road for 50th anniversary tour

Lamborghini hits road for 50th anniversary tour

Hundreds of luxury Lamborghini cars powered through Milan on Wednesday at the start of a tour of Italy to mark the 50th anniversary of the company, which started out making tractors.

Search continues after Genoa shipping accident

Search continues after Genoa shipping accident

Rescue workers were searching for survivors at the port of Genoa on Wednesday, after a container ship smashed into a control tower in a night-time accident that left three dead and revived painful memories in Italy of the Costa Concordia disaster last year.