Berlusconi 'loses vote to overturn ban from politics'

Silvio Berlusconi Credit: Reuters

The Italian news agency ANSA is reporting that Silvio Berlusconi has lost a vote in the Senate that would have overturned his ban from politics.

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Berlusconi loses ban vote

The political career of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi appears to be over. The 76-year-old lost the vote in the Senate that would have overturned his ban from parliament for his tax fraud conviction.