Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is seen while a portrait of his wife Veronica Lario is projected in the background. Photograph:  Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images

European election gimmick or bitter row between ex-husband and wife? Veronica Lario, former wife of media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi, at the weekend rea(...)

Silvio Berlusconi has been campaigning heavily for his   centre-right Italian party ‘Forza Italia’ ahead of the European elections this Friday. Photograph: Angelo Carconi/EPA

Veronica Lario, former wife of media tycoon and Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, has reacted angrily to less than flattering photographs of h(...)

Italian former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi (right), flanked by his girlfriend Francesca Pascale. Photograph: Alberton Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

Will true love triumph over all? Is there any truth to insistent media speculation that 77-year-old Silvio Berlusconi is about to marry his “of(...)

Members of the public celebrate after Silvio Berlusconi was sentenced to seven years in prison in Milan yesterday. Photograph: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images

Such is the impact of the explosive Milan court judgment that yesterday saw former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi banned for life from publi(...)

Silvio Berlusconi: the Letizia episode prompted Mr Berlusconi’s wife, Veronica Lario, to ask for a divorce . Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

The allegations of sexual impropriety that have plagued former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for much of the p(...)