Francesca Pascale

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Francesca Pascale, the girlfriend of former Italian prime minister... News PhotoFormer,Francesca Pascale,Girlfriend,Government,Horizontal,Italy,Leaving,Politics,Prime Minister,Rome - Italy,Silvio BerlusconiPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrancesca Pascale, the girlfriend of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, leaves Palazzo Grazioli (Berlusconi's residence) on June 25, 2013 in Rome. Silvio Berlusconi's furious reaction to a conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute suggests a belligerent centre-right will intensify pressure on the coalition government to favour its policies, particularly concerning the hot-button issue of tax, analysts said Tuesday. Political observers had warned a guilty verdict could provoke the capricious former premier into pulling support from Enrico Letta's grand coalition, for failing to offer him legal protection. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)