March 7, 2013 - Is sentenced to a year in prison for publishing details of a political rival's secretly recorded telephone conversations. Berlusconi's lawyer says he will appeal.
May 8, 2013 - An Italian appeals court upholds Berlusconi's four-year prison sentence for tax fraud.
June 24, 2013 - Berlusconi is found guilty of having sex with an underage prostitute and of abuse of power and is sentenced to seven years in prison. He is also barred from holding public office.
August 1, 2013 - Italy's high court upholds the four-year prison sentence Berlusconi received in October for tax fraud. The high court also orders a lower court to reconsider whether Berlusconi should be banned from public office.
October 2013 - Is preliminarily indicted on allegations he bribed a senator to change sides and support his party in 2006.
November 27, 2013 - The Italian Senate by a vote of 192 to 113, with two abstentions, expels Berlusconi from parliament.