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Italy's Berlusconi re-enters politics with a bang

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Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right coalition has taken a slight lead against the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in Sicily's regional elections, according to initial projections on Monday based on the vote count. Sunday's ballot, which is seen as a crucial test of national trends ahead of forthcoming parliamentary elections, could mark a striking comeback for the 81-year-old, 4-times prime minister Berlusconi and a blow to the ruling centre-left.

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