Italy’s constitutional court has rejected former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s challenge to a four-year jail sentence and five-year ban from public office handed to him in 2012 for tax fraud on TV rights bought by his Mediaset media empire.
Latest update: 28/11/2012
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'The twofold agony of France's over-55s'
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS, Wednesday 28th November: Communist daily L'Humanité reports on the "double agony" of France's over-55s, as unemployment figures rise for the eighteenth month running; economic daily Les Echos examines just how the French government intends to create more jobs, and Le Figaro praises former French president Nicolas Sarkozy for "brokering peace" in the UMP leadership battle - but not everyone's in agreement.
L’Humanité: ‘Double the agony for France’s over-55s’
Les Echos: ‘Tax credits to create jobs’
Le Figaro: ‘It was about time’