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Pressure on Berlusconi mounts after no-show in court

The pressure on Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, is growing following his failure to appear in court last week over accusations that he paid women for sex, including one who was under-age.

There have been calls for him to resign but the prime minister has denied the allegations, insisting they are politically motivated.

The BBC's Duncan Kennedy reports from Rome.

  • 24 Jan 2011
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