Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi
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Silvio Berlusconi tax fraud jail term confirmed

Italy's supreme court has upheld the prison sentence handed down to former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for tax fraud.

However, the court ordered a review of a five-year ban on public office that was part of the sentence.

Berlusconi, 76, faces house arrest or community service instead of going to jail because of his age.

Alan Johnston reports from Rome

  • 01 Aug 2013
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