Italy's Berlusconi returns to fray to sink PM Renzi's referendum
Centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi, who left Italy's political limelight after heart surgery, has returned to the fray this week trying to defeat Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's planned constitutional reform.
In his first television interview since June, the 80-year-old media tycoon told his own Canale 5 channel on Tuesday evening the reform was "dangerous" and had to be blocked to prevent Renzi becoming "the master of Italy and the Italians."
On Wednesday, after meeting heads of other centre-right parties, he said it "would solve none of Italy's problems" and... read more
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