Tag Archives: Silvio Berlusconi

Is it time to stop laying into Rupert Murdoch?

Why should we, you ask, when it’s so much fun? It is indeed fun to observe the over-mighty Murdochs, paterfamilias Rupert and once super-cocky son James suffering the slings and arrows of the commentariat, various MPs and, rather more worryingly ...

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New Benetton ‘Unhate’ campaign rattles the Pope

Benetton, from time to time a rather contentious jumper manufacturer, has struck another winner (in publicity terms at least) with its new ‘Unhate’ campaign. This features supposedly opposing world leaders enjoying a jolly good snog with each other. And the ...

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Wonga not bunga is media magnate Silvio Berlusconi’s problem now

Shares in embattled Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset media empire (which spans pay and terrestrial TV, newspapers and magazines) were suspended for a period yesterday as investors headed for the exit. The shares have lost 20 per cent of ...

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Succession issues at Apple as Tim Cook steps in for Steve Jobs but it’s not the only company facing them

Nobody doubts that Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook is capable of running Apple in the absence of visionary founder Steve Jobs, he’s done it twice before as Jobs, 55, battled with first pancreatic cancer and then a liver transplant. ...

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Maybe we’ve bunga bunga’d enough but here’s Silvio Berlusconi on the attack with a mystery girlfriend

And an extraordinary tale it is too. Apparently Silvio has been in a ‘stable relationship’ with just one girlfriend for the past two years despite surrounding himself with an assorted cast of nubile young women. An invitation to cherchez la ...

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Bunga bunga legal charges may call time on Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi and his media empire

Some more details have emerged about Italian media magnate and prime minister (mustn’t forget that) Silvio Berlusconi and his antics in the so-called bunga bunga scandal. Milan prosecutors want to charge him with paying for sex with nightclub dancer Karima ...

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