Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is found guilty of abusing his power and having sex with an underage prostitute, and is sentenced to seven years in prison.
Voters in Italian cities including Milan and Naples go to the polls for the second round of local government elections with candidates supported by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi losing in both cities.
Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi brands "disgusting" a request by prosecutors in Milan to have him put on trial immediately in relation to sexual relations with underage prostitutes which allegedly occurred at one of his house parties.
Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi is summoned to a prostitution investigation to deal with allegations of "improperly assisting" 17-year-old nightclub dancer he had at one of his private parties.
Millions of protesters take to the streets in Rome, Naples, Milan and other Italian cities to protest their government's austerity measures which cut funds and affects public sector salaries and to test Silvio Berlusconi.