Berlusconi back in Italian politics

Italy’s top court has confirmed the acquittal of former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi on charges that he paid for sex with an under-age girl and then abused his position as prime minister to cover it up. (Corriere della Sera)

A master of political comebacks, Silvio Berlusconi believes he is ready to pull off yet another return to the Italian political scene. (BBC)

With this judgment the process ends, and the acquittal is final. (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)

The billionaire businessman whose empire includes the AC Milan football club, has always denied paying for sex with a 17-year-old dancer called Karima El-Mahroug who went by the stage name “Ruby the heart stealer” (Al Jazeera)

The acquittal arrives after only two days Berlusconi ended social services for another process, ‘caso Mediaset’ for which he was judged guilty. (El Mundo)

The legal troubles are not ended. Italian politician has to face other two processes in the upcoming months. (Le Monde)

Supporters celebrated his return in the Forza Italia’s headquarter in Rome. (Il Giornale)

Many Forza Italia MPs are invoking severe measures for the judges who accused him. Chairman of the Forza Italia group at the Chamber of Deputies, Renato Brunetta asks: “who is paying for having seriously damaged the public image of Italy and Berlusconi?” (La Stampa)