A file image of Italian center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi.  A Milan court has  ruled that the former prime minister  should be barred from holding public office for two years following a conviction for tax fraud. Photograph: Reuters

A Milan court today ruled that former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi should be barred from holding public office for two years following a convictio(...)

Vodafone Group said the civil action claims that Telecom Italia committed a series of abuses between 2008 and 2013 with the intention and effect of impeding growth in competition in the Italian fixed-line market. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Vodafone Italy is seeking damages of more than €1 billion from Telecom Italia in a Milan court claiming the country’s dominant telecoms provider abus(...)

Italy’s supreme court today upheld a jail sentence against Silvio Berlusconi for tax fraud in a devastating blow to the former prime minister that cou(...)

An Italian court upheld a conviction against former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for tax fraud today. Photograph: Max Rossi/Files/Reuters.

A Milan appeals court today upheld the conviction of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for tax fraud in a film-rights case involv(...)