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Berlusconi sex trial verdict due

24 June 2013 Last updated at 03:31 BST

A court in the Italian city of Milan is expected to decide later on Monday whether Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an underage prostitute and abused his powers to cover it up.

The former Italian prime minister faces a jail sentence of up to six years and a lifetime ban from public office.

Alan Johnston reports from Milan.

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