" The New York Times also published an interactive quiz called "Name That Narcissist", which compiled quotes from both politicians with the reader having to guess whether each one was uttered by Berlusconi or Trump.  During his university studies, he was an upright bass player in a group formed with the now Mediaset Chairman and amateur pianist Fedele Confalonieri and occasionally performed as a cruise ship crooner. The referendum was held on 25â26 July 2006 and resulted in the rejection of the constitutional reform, with 61.3% of voters casting ballots against it. [...] I am a man who works hard all day long and if sometimes I look at some good-looking girl, it's better to be fond of pretty girls than to be gay". , In the following years Berlusconi often expressed his point of view regarding his resignation in 2011. Berlusconi and his government quarrelled with the Italian judiciary often. As the gross prison term exceeds two years, the Severino law prompts the Italian senate to vote if Berlusconi shall be forced to resign his current senate seat immediately, or alternatively allowing the court imposed ban on holding public office only to take effect by the end of his current legislative term.  This is decidedly comparable to the political tactics used by Charles De Gaulle in France. Ossia circa sei miliardi di euro. I'm not a Pontius Pilate". Il Carroccio sorpassa Forza Italia", "Silvio Berlusconi says he intends to stand for European parliament", "An NBA star, a TV chef and a comedian: meet some of the new MEPs", "Istituzioni, Europa, Enti Locali: "Il G8 deve fermare gli speculatori, "Esportare la democrazia anche cambiando leggi internazionali", "Italy's Berlusconi agrees to resign. Bontade visited Berlusconi's villa in Arcore through his contact Vittorio Mangano. For other uses, see, Attempt to reform the Italian constitution, Refoundation of Forza Italia and public office ban, Political comeback and election to European Parliament, Abuse of office â The Unipol case (2005), Bribery of senators supporting the Prodi government (2006), Defamation against Antonio Di Pietro (2008), Soliciting minors for sex â Ruby case (2010), Tax-fraud conviction in Mediaset trial (1988â98), Remarks on Western civilisation and Islam, Divorce and allegations of sexual misconduct.  He subsequently served as Prime Minister of Italy from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006, and 2008 to 2011. He is nicknamed Il Cavaliere (The Knight) for his Order of Merit for Labour, although he voluntarily resigned from this order in March 2014. Ahead of the Senate committee's voting, the leading criminal lawyer Paola Severino, who helped design the Severino law, stated to the La Repubblica newspaper that this specific law in her professional opinion clearly also applied for crimes being committed before its enactment in December 2012. Berlusconi, in order to solve his problems, has to solve ours. To limit illegal immigration, the Berlusconi's government promulgated the Bossi-Fini law in 2002. He was often found guilty in lower courts but used loopholes in Italy's legal system to evade incarceration. In the night of 15â16 December, a 26-year-old man was stopped by police and Berlusconi's bodyguards while trying to gain access to Berlusconi's hospital room. During his political career Berlusconi repeatedly stated that the Mani Pulite investigations were led by communist prosecutors who wanted to establish a soviet-style government in Italy.. The funding sources are still unknown because of a complex system of holding companies, despite investigations conducted by various state attorneys. Il bilancio presentato vede l'azienda di comunicazione chiudere in perdita sia nel terzo trimestre che per i primi nove mesi del 2012.  After the vote, Berlusconi announced his resignation after Parliament passed economic reforms. Later that day, LN leader Maroni confirmed his party will not support Berlusconi being appointed as Prime Minister in the case of an electoral win. His administration attempted to pass a judicial reform intended to limit the flexibility of judges and magistrates in their decision-making. The reform was met by almost unanimous dissent from the Italian judges, but was passed by the Italian parliament in December 2004. Il libro riporta le vicende giuridiche di Silvio Berlusconi in una versione aggiornata, più approfondita e documentata. Dieci ore dopo in ospedale sarebbe stato troppo tardi". Berlusconi first entered the media world in 1973, by setting up a small cable television company, TeleMilano, to service units built on his Segrate properties. , After a period of tense exchanges and polemics, on 3 September 2009, Boffo resigned from his editorial position and the assistant editor Marco Tarquinio became editor ad interim. , On 23 October 2013, Berlusconi and Valter Lavitola were both indicted by the judge for preliminary hearings, Amelia Primavera. Il volume è una raccolta dei discorsi più importanti di Silvio Berlusconi riguardanti la sua politica per la difesa della libertà. Another alleged victim, Giorgia Iafrate, also decided not to be a party to the case. Il risultato delle sue indagini fu scoprire che le otto holding hanno prodotto per l’ex presidente del Consiglio (e ai cinque figli) 1,5 miliardi di dividendi per le loro spese personali. A search revealed that he carried no weapons, although three hockey sticks and two knives were later found in his car.  The resignation also came at a difficult time for Berlusconi, as he was involved in numerous trials for corruption, fraud and sex offences. La Cinq and Tele 5 ceased operations in 1992 and were later replaced by La CinquiÃ¨me and DSF, respectively. During that summit the Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini urged his European colleagues to send "visible and concrete" signs to the countries concerned (Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia, Montenegro, Croatia, Macedonia, and Albania). Quanti soldi ha Donald Trump? He caused further offence in 2005, when he claimed that during the negotiations he had had to "dust off his playboy charms" in order to persuade the Finnish president, Tarja Halonen, to concede that the EFSA should be based in Parma instead of Finland, and compared Finnish smoked reindeer unfavourably to culatello. Subsequently, the PdL was supporting the government of Enrico Letta, together with the Democratic Party and the centrist Civic Choice of former Prime Minister Mario Monti. The Union of Christian and Centre Democrats asked for a proportional electoral law that would not damage small parties, and was generally more willing to discuss compromises with the moderate wing of the opposition. El Mahroug's lawyer said that Mahroug would not be attaching herself to the case as a civil complainant and denies that she ever made herself available for money. Both indictments were related to achievement of personal tax evasion, through illicit trade of movie rights between Mediaset and secret fictive foreign companies situated in tax haven nations, causing fictive losses for Mediaset, with the trade gains being accumulated by the foreign companies owned by the indicted tax fraudsters, who ultimately had the gains paid out as personal profit without paying tax in Italy. I don't give a fuck.  The Rules of Procedure Committee decided at its meeting on 30 October, by the votes 7:6, that Berlusconi's expulsion vote shall not be conducted as a secret vote but as an open public vote. Dal punto di vista finanziario, lo spartiacque tra il Berlusconi palazzinaro e il Berlusconi tycoon televisivo cade il 6 aprile del 1977. Berlusconi is the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owned the Italian football club A.C. Milan from 1986 to 2017. [clarification needed] Forza Italia's support was also reduced from 29.5% to 21.0% (in the 1999 European elections Forza Italia had 25.2%). An article published by the American magazine Foreign Policy drew parallels between the two, labelling BabiÅ¡ with the nickname "Babisconi"..  Both supporters and critics of the new party called Berlusconi's announcement "the running board revolution". After a couple of hours, while she was being questioned, Berlusconi, who was at the time in Paris, called the head of the police in Milan and pressured for her release, claiming the girl was related to Hosni Mubarak, then President of Egypt, and that in order to avoid a diplomatic crisis, she was to be brought to the custody of Nicole Minetti. Issues with the former include accusations of having mismanaged the state budget and of increasing the Italian government debt. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Berlusconism (Italian: Berlusconismo) is a term used in the Western media and by a few Italian analysts to describe the political positions of Berlusconi.  Because he had been sentenced to a gross imprisonment for more than two years, a new Italian anti-corruption law led to the Senate expelling and barring him from serving in any legislative office for six years. poteri n.3 del 2013 pubbl. We would need as many soldiers as beautiful women and I don't think that would be possible, because our women are so beautiful." Siamo già alla bellezza di 2,9 miliardi. At a press conference, Berlusconi paid compliments to Lukashenko and said "Good luck to you and your people, whom I know love you". Berlusconi's success in the May 2001 general election led to him becoming Prime Minister once more, with the coalition receiving 49.6% of the vote for the Chamber of Deputies and 42.5% for the Senate. Lario insistito sul fatto che Berlusconi ha pagato i suoi tre milioni di euro per mese, oltre a fornire i soldi per la villa di lusso. On 15 February 2011, a judge indicted Berlusconi to stand trial on charges carrying up to 15 years in prison. As Berlusconi was shaking hands with the public, a man in the crowd stepped forward and launched the statuette at him. , On 2 July 2003, Berlusconi suggested that German Social democratic MEP Martin Schulz, who had criticised his domestic policies, should play a Nazi concentration camp guard in a film. Il giocatore smentisce: “Mai lanciato”, Gf Vip, Arisa e Alberto Urso ospiti speciali il 21 dicembre, Gf Vip, Sonia su Mario Ermito: “Mi aspettavo un corteggiamento”, Gf Vip, Adua ha dubbi sul rapporto con Julian: “Non voglio giocare”, GF Vip, Dayane attacca Rosalinda per il cibo: Ã¨ polemica, Via Paolo da Cannobio, 9, 20122 Milano MI. Berlusconi has argued that the Severino law can not be used to expel persons convicted for crimes committed before December 2012, and pleaded for the proceedings to be postponed until the European Court of Human Rights or Italy's constitutional court had ruled, whether or not he was correct about his interpretation of the law. Berlusconi bankruptcy risks and legal investigation before entering politics: This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 11:42. Per una conoscenza dettagliata delle vicende che hanno riguardato l’ex premier, il volume si pone l’obiettivo di riportare chiarezza, con il supporto di prove, su fatti riguardanti Berlusconi e l’Italia. In a few months [...] I'll be leaving this shit country that makes me sick. conf. According to the Severino law, which became enacted by the Monti government in December 2012, anyone sentenced to more than two years in prison is deemed ineligible to hold public office for a period of six years (or eight years if convicted for "abuse of power"), and should immediately be expelled from the parliament. Opposition leaders called the remarks insensitive and in bad taste. , On 30 August 2008, the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi signed a historic cooperation treaty in Benghazi. On 5,820 voting delegates, 5,811 voted in favour, 4 against and 5 abstained. According to the authors, this would be an explanation of why the Left, despite having won the 1996 elections, did not pass a law to solve the conflicts of interest between media ownership and politics. " The host was comedienne Whitney Cummings.  Berlusconi's lawyer dismissed GiuffrÃ¨'s testimony as "false" and an attempt to discredit the Prime Minister and his party.  In order to support Turkey's application the Italian Premier invited Prime Minister ErdoÄan to take part in a meeting of the European leaders of Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, gathered in L'Aquila for the 2009 G8 summit. , On 28 December 2012, Berlusconi was ordered to pay his ex-wife Veronica Lario $48 million a year in a divorce settlement that was filed Christmas Day, but could keep the $100 million house they live in with their three children. On some occasions, laws passed by the Berlusconi administration have effectively delayed ongoing trials involving him. Governo Berlusconi può riferirsi a quattro governi della Repubblica Italiana guidati da Silvio Berlusconi: . The TV broadcasting of a satirical programme called RAIot was censored in November 2003 after the comedian Sabina Guzzanti made outspoken criticism of the Berlusconi media empire. , On 1 November 2010, after once again being accused of involvement in juvenile prostitution, he suggested that an audience at the Milan trade fair should stop reading newspapers: "Don't read newspapers any more because they deceive you. He had had contact with businessman Flavio Briatore, who had been hospitalized after contracting the virus, and with his daughter Barbara and his son Luigi, who had also tested positive. Attraverso la descrizione del contesto italiano dagli anni settanta fino ad oggi, si delinea in modo imparziale il profilo di un personaggio che ha fatto parte della storia a modo suo. Mediaset, Berlusconi's television group, has stated that it uses the same criteria as the public (state-owned) television RAI in assigning a proper visibility to all the most important political parties and movements (the so-called 'Par Condicio') â which has been since often disproved. After serving nearly 19 years as a member of the Chamber of Deputies, Italy's lower house, after the 2013 general election he became a member of the Senate.  On 27 November 2013, the Senate voted 192:113 for enforcement of Berlusconi's immediate expulsion and a six-year ban from serving any legislative office.  This statement was called by critics "Editto Bulgaro". The fast-track trial opened on 6 April and was adjourned until 31 May.  During that political congress Berlusconi was elected as Chairman of the People of Freedom by a show of hands. , Austerity mesures were passed, raising â¬59.8 billion from spending cuts and tax raises, including freezing public-sector salaries until 2014 and gradually increasing the retirement age for women in the private sector from 60 in 2014 to 65 in 2026. As an outcome of these results the other coalition parties, whose electoral results were more satisfactory, asked Berlusconi and Forza Italia for greater influence in the government's political line. Berlusconi owns via Mediaset 3 of 7 national TV channels: (Canale 5, Italia 1, and Rete 4). The alleged contacts, according to Cancemi, were to lead to legislation favourable to Cosa Nostra, in particular reforming the harsh 41-bis prison regime.  Berlusconi insisted that he was joking, but accused Schulz and others to be "bad-willing tourists of democracy".  The meeting at the second day ended with PDL agreeing to drop their series of technical objections to try to halt the hearings, on the agreement that each of the committee members could speak at greater length in a broad discussion on the merits of the case. He accused Angela Merkel, Nicolas Sarkozy, Christine Lagarde and Giorgio Napolitano, along with other global economic and financial powers, to have plotted against him and forced him to resign, because he refused to accept a loan from the International Monetary Fund, which according to him, would have sold the country to the IMF.  Following Berlusconi's resignation, Mario Monti formed a new government that would remain in office until the next scheduled elections in 2013.  Berlusconi was the senior G8 leader from 2009 until 2011 and he currently holds the record for hosting G8 Summits (having hosted three Summits in Italy). Berlusconi was shown cuddling lambs he had adopted to save from slaughtering for the traditional Easter Sunday feast. Molti partiti stanno cercando di tendere una mano alle istituzioni e alle organizzazioni impegnate nella lotta al coronavirus effettuando donazioni.Il momento è particolarmente complicato e la politica ha deciso di non rimanere immobile. Il Foglio, one of the most influential Italian right-wing newspapers, is partially owned by his former wife, Veronica Lario. While Forza Italia had never held a formal party congress to formulate its rules, procedures, and democratic balloting for candidates and issues, (since 1994 three party conventions of Forza Italia have been held, all of them resolving to support Berlusconi and reelecting him by acclamation) on 27 March 2009, at the foundation congress of the People of Freedom political movement the statute of the new party was subject to a vote of approval. On 2 December 2006, during a major demonstration of the centre-right in Rome against the government led by Romano Prodi, Berlusconi proposed the foundation of a "Freedom Party", arguing that the people and voters of the different political movements aligned to the demonstration were all part of a "people of freedom". , In 1996, a Mafia informer, Salvatore Cancemi, declared that Berlusconi and Dell'Utri were in direct contact with Salvatore Riina, head of the Sicilian Mafia in the 1980s and 1990s. He was assisted by his connections to Bettino Craxi, secretary-general of the Italian Socialist Party and also prime minister of Italy at that time, whose government passed, on 20 October 1984, an emergency decree legalising the nationwide transmissions made by Berlusconi's television stations. Molti di voi si saranno sicuramente chiesti: â Ma quanti soldi ha Silvio Berlusconiâ ?Molte voci fanno di Berlusconi lâuomo più ricco dâItalia e uno dei 50 uomini più ricchi del nostro pianeta.  In 1996, Berlusconi and his coalition lost the elections and were replaced by a centre-left government led by Romano Prodi.. It was a residential centre in the Italian town of Segrate and was built as a new town by Edilnord, a Berlusconi owned company associated with the Fininvest group. He's more handsome, younger and taller. He attributed the widespread failure to recognise these achievements to a campaign of mystification and vilification in the print media, asserting that 85% of newspapers were opposed to him. , Berlusconi was expected to start serving his four-year prison sentence (reduced to one year), either under house arrest or doing unpaid social community service, in mid-October 2013. To be clear, that party was Forza Italia. Divorzio Lario â Berlusconi: lâex moglie Veronica dovrà restituire 46 milioni di euro Veronica Lario non ha diritto all'assegno di divorzio di 1,4 mln al mese. , On 26 October 2012, Berlusconi was sentenced to four years of punishment by an Italian court for tax evasion. Berlusconi, in his meetings with United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan and U.S. President George W. Bush, said that he pushed for "a clear turnaround in the Iraqi situation" and for a quick handover of sovereignty to the government chosen by the Iraqi people. , Centrist parties such as the Union of Christian and Centre Democrats immediately conceded The Union's victory, while other parties, like Berlusconi's Forza Italia and the Northern League, refused to accept its validity, right up until 2 May 2006, when Berlusconi submitted his resignation to President Ciampi..  He subsequently won the elections, with Forza Italia garnering 21% of the popular vote, more than any other single party. , The two leaders often described their relationship as a close friendship, continuing to organize bilateral meetings even after Berlusconi's resignation in November 2011. In 1998, various articles attacking Berlusconi were published by Lega Nord's official newspaper La Padania, with titles such as "La Fininvest Ã¨ nata da Cosa Nostra" â "Fininvest (Berlusconi's principal company) was founded by the Mafia". In February 2012, Milan prosecutors brought charges against Berlusconi for alleged abuse of office connected with the publication of confidential wiretaps by the Italian newspaper Il Giornale, which is owned by Berlusconi's brother, in 2005. To win, everyone said there had to be a tested leader. , Noemi Letizia, the girl in question, gave interviews to the Italian press, revealing that she calls Berlusconi "papi" ("daddy"), that they often spent time together in the past, and that Berlusconi would take care of her career as showgirl or politician, whichever she opted to pursue. But there isn't one...I'm doing it out of a sense of responsibility. , The Guardian reported that according to a series of media reports in October 2010, Berlusconi had met El Mahroug, then 17, through Nicole Minetti. Nel settermbre 2020 compirà 84 anni. , After the sudden fall of the Prodi II Cabinet on 24 January, the break-up of The Union coalition and the subsequent political crisis (which paved the way for a fresh general election in April 2008), Berlusconi, Gianfranco Fini and other party leaders finally agreed on 8 February 2008 to form a joint list named The People of Freedom (Italian: Il Popolo della LibertÃ ), allied with the Lega Nord of Umberto Bossi and with the Sicilian Movement for Autonomy of Raffaele Lombardo.. A key journalist for The Economist, David Lane, has set out many of these charges in his book Berlusconi's Shadow.. She told Italian newspapers that she merely attended dinner at his mansion near Milan. , In April 2017, Berlusconi appeared in a video promoting a vegetarian Easter campaign. Berlusconi asked Fini to step down, and the executive proposed the suspension from party membership of three MPs who had harshly criticised Berlusconi and accused some party members of criminal offences. However, Prodi's coalition consisted of a large number of smaller parties. The documents show how wealthy individuals, including public officials, hid their assets from public scrutiny.  As he arrived at the presidential residence, a hostile crowd gathered with banners insulting Berlusconi and throwing coins at the car. He was re-elected in the parliamentary elections of April 2008 following the collapse of Prodi's government and sworn in for a third time as Prime Minister on 8 May 2008.  The head of the company used by Italian prosecutors to record the conversations has been previously convicted of stealing the recordings and making them available to Berlusconi. 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Since November 2013, he has led a revived Forza Italia.  Berlusconi said his party's platform would include opposition to Monti's economic performance, which he said put Italy into a "recessive spiral without end." Una cifra che una persona normale non guadagnerebbe neanche in 20 vite, Silvio Berlusconi deve cacciarla ogni mese per gli alimenti dell’Ex Moglie. Gianni Morandi ha distribuito cibo alle persone piÃ¹ bisognose alle Cucine popolari di Bologna, e ha spiegato che significato ha per lui il Natale.  "The strong reformism is added to these pillars, principally on the form of the Italian state and the constitution" including the passage from a Parliamentary Republic to a Presidential one, a higher election threshold, the abolition of Senate, a halving in the number of deputies, the abolition of the provinces and the reform of the judiciary, with separation of the careers between magistrates and magistrates's civil responsibility, from Berlusconi considered impartial. For example, the law reducing punishment for all cases of false accounting and the law on legitimate suspicion, which allowed defendants to request their cases to be moved to another court if they believe that the local judges are biased against them. , Berlusconi had made disparaging remarks about Finnish cuisine during negotiations to decide on the location of the European Food Safety Authority in 2001. Lui, aveva precisato, cioè Silvio Berlusconi, "mi ha sempre trattato come una regina".  Under its terms, Italy would pay $5 billion to Libya as compensation for its former military occupation. Sette holding di famiglia, sei azionisti e un dividendo da 174,5 milioni di euro. Fare informazione, per noi, non Ã¨ solo un lavoro ma Ã¨ amore per la veritÃ . Silvio Berlusconi (/ËbÉÉrlÊËskoÊni/ BAIR-luu-SKOH-nee; Italian: [Ësilvjo berluËskoËni] (listen); born 29 September 1936) is an Italian media tycoon and politician who served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. , Berlusconi and his cabinets have had a strong tendency to support American foreign policies, despite the policy divide between the U.S. and many founding members of the European Union (Germany, France, Belgium) during the Bush administration. Altezza: 1,65 m; Partner: Marta Fascina; Patrimonio netto: 7,9 miliardi USD (2018) Forbes;  Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano told GiuffrÃ¨ that they "were in good hands" with Dell'Utri, who was a "serious and trustworthy person". In March 2017 he expressed his intention to run once again as centre-right candidate for the premiership, even if he is banned from public office until 2019; the 2018 general election was his seventh one as the centre-right frontunner.  In response to this and to conflicts within party ranks, Angelino Alfano, the Justice minister, was chosen as national secretary in charge of reorganising and renewing the party. Silvio Berlusconi, da quando è sceso in politica, ha sempre fatto parlare di sé. " Berlusconi has been noted for his close and friendly relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Come, ha detto qualcuno, ogni imprenditore âonestoâ fa sempre.Comunque questo ci fa dire, senza ombra di dubbio, che sulla questione dei soldi iniziali, ma non solo quella, Silvio Berlusconi ha mentito!