Early returns give center-left parties led by Pier Luigi Bersani a slim lead in parliamentary elections. Silvio Berlusconi's conservatives appear to headed for close victory in the Senate.
Italy's highest court has upheld an acquittal for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The media tycoon had been charged with paying for sex with a minor and using the power of his political office to cover it up.
Italian judges are reviewing a decision to acquit former premier Silvio Berlusconi, who was cleared of charges of paying for sex with a minor. If upheld, it would be the final stage of the infamous "bunga bunga" case.
A year into his term, Matteo Renzi is firmly ensconced as Italy's prime minister with little to fear from the opposition. His supposed allies, however, could eventually pose a problem. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
Lawmakers are set to begin voting Thursday for Italy's new president. The prime minister reached across a political divide to Silvio Berlusconi for help in getting a candidate approved. Megan Williams reports from Rome.