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Reports: Berlusconi to appeal

Media reports in Italy suggest lawyers for former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi are to appeal against his jail sentence for tax fraud, according to the BBC.

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Silvio Berlusconi 'will not run for Prime Minister again'

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Credit: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

Today's ruling comes just two days after Silvio Berlusconi said he would not run for a fourth term as Prime Minister.

He remains the leader of the centre-right People of Freedom party that he founded.

In February, a corruption case involving Mr Berlusconi was thrown out because it expired under the statute of limitations.

He is also facing separate charges of sex with an under-age prostitute.

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