Silvio Berlusconi convicted over Italy wiretap
7 March 2013 Last updated at 17:31 GMT
Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been convicted and sentenced to a year in jail over an illegal wiretap.
He was accused of arranging for a police wiretap concerning a political rival to be leaked and published in a newspaper run by his brother.
Mr Berlusconi is likely to appeal and will remain free in the meantime.
Alan Johnston reports.