Posts Tagged ‘berlusconi’

Italy’s Berlusconi hopes to recover ‘once again’ from leukaemia-caused pneumonia

The last years have seen Berlusconi, now senator, suffer numerous health problems, including heart ailments and COVID-19 in 2020, which saw him hospitalised in critical condition with pneumonia. Source

Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi Diagnosed With Leukemia, Doctors Say

Doctors for Italian former Premier Silvio Berlusconi say he is being treated for a lung infection that suggests he has a “chronic blood condition” that is a kind of leukemia. Source

Giorgia Meloni Tells Ex-PM Berlusconi ‘Keep Your Mouth Shut’ After Audio Leaks Bashing NATO

Elon Musk has publicly expressed alarm over his name and profile appearing to have been added to a well-known Ukrainian ‘kill list’, following controversy and outrage from Kiev over his prior “Russia-Ukraine peace poll” and subsequent threats to cut funding for Starlink satellite internet services deployed in the country. On Friday, the billionaire SpaceX founder responded […]

Italy election: Who is Giorgia Meloni? Is Berlusconi still relevant? What issues matter to voters?

Italians will vote in a snap election on Sunday. A right-wing coalition — which is headed by Giorgia Meloni’s far-right Brothers of Italy party — leads opinion polls, followed by a centre-left bloc and the populist Five Star Movement. For its audio guide on the election, Euronews brought together three journalists to explain the vote and […]

Draghi and Berlusconi among those touted as Italy’s next president

Italian lawmakers will elect the country’s next president on January 24 with current prime minister Mario Draghi among the contenders. Even if their functions are in theory essentially honorary, the president of the Italian Republic has a key role in the event of a government crisis. It was in this context that the outgoing president, […]

Former Italian PM Berlusconi hospitalized again, lawyer announces at court hearing

At a court hearing in Milan over an investigation into Silvio Berlusconi’s infamous ‘bunga-bunga’ parties, the former leader’s lawyer announced that he had been admitted to hospital again due to “health problems.” Speaking in court, lawyer Federico Cecconi, who represents the ex-premier, stated that “due to health problems, Berlusconi has been hospitalized since Monday morning.” […]

Italy’s ex-PM Berlusconi admitted to hospital over heart problems

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been admitted to a hospital in Monaco for tests after suffering an irregular heart beat, his spokesman and doctor said on Thursday. According to Italian reports, the former PM was in Valbonne, France when he felt ill. His personal doctor, Alberto Zangrillo, saw the former premier on Monday […]

Topless FEMEN protester confronts Berlusconi at Milan polling site (VIDEO)

Footage posted online by RT’s Ruptly agency shows Berlusconi arriving at the polls in Milan amid a sea of journalists. As he smiles at the cameras, he is startled by a topless girl with “Berlusconi, your time has run out” scrawled across her chest, and the word “FEMEN” written on her back. Berlusconi immediately walks […]

‘Good-looking mom’: Berlusconi ‘flatters’ French PM Macron with thinly-veiled jab at first lady

Speaking at a mayoral candidate’s event in Monza, Italy, on Monday, Berlusconi called Macron a “39-year-old lad, with good work experience under him and most of all with a good-looking mom who has carried him under her arm when he was still a child,” Italian media reported. The former PM did not explicitly mention the […]

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