While Italy's Senate voted to remove former prime minister and convicted tax evader Silvio Berlusconi from its ranks, he vowed to lead from the sidelines. Berlusconi owns the country's largest private broadcaster.
Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's infamous former premier, was sentenced to seven years in prison and banned from politics for life for paying an underage Moroccan prostitute for sex during so-called 'bunga bunga' parties.
Showgirls dressed as Obama, Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho, as well as nuns and nurses at former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's parties. Karima El Mahroug testified about showgirls dressing up at a prostitution trial in Italy.