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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 04:40 AM
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Silvio Berlusconi fails to win court order
Source: The Independent

Silvio Berlusconi has failed in an emergency bid to obtain a High Court order preventing evidence being taken in a UK court relating to corruption allegations.

Italy's former prime minister made the application for an interim injunction pending an attempt to bring a full-scale legal challenge over the issue.

He sought the order to prevent English lawyer David Mills giving video-link evidence to Milan from City of Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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Mills and his wife, Tessa Jowell, a former Labour Cabinet minister, separated in 2006 when she admitted being unaware that he had paid off part of their mortgage with 350,000 at the centre of an Italian bribery case involving Berlusconi.

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/silvio-b...
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