Silvio Berlusconi


The lawyer of former Italian prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi,... News PhotoArrival,Former,Government,Horizontal,Italy,Lawyer,Politics,Prime Minister,Rome - Italy,Silvio BerlusconiPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe lawyer of former Italian prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Niccolo Ghedini, arrives at 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 today. 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)