Berlusconi to start community service at nursing home

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is expected to start his community service at a nursing home, after being sentenced for tax fraud.

Silvio Berlusconi set to begin his community service at a care home. Credit: Vandeville Eric/ABACA/PA

The 77-year-old media tycoon must spend four hours a week in the care home in Milan as part of a one-year tax fraud sentence.

After completing the first six months the sentence will automatically be reduced to 10 months.