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Book airs Berlusconi wife's views

Italy's Corriere della Sera newspaper is publishing extracts from a new edition of a book giving the views of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's estranged wife.

The book - called The Veronica Trend, after Veronica Lario, Mr Berlusconi's second wife - is written by a close friend who works for the paper.

Ms Lario is seeking a divorce, accusing her husband of lying about his relationship with a teenager. Duncan Kennedy reports.


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