Nov. 12 - President Giorgio Napolitano's office announces acceptance of Silvio Berlusconi's resignation after a meeting in the presidential palace. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has resigned. Berlusconi handed in his resignation Saturday, bringing an end to one of the most scandal-plagued periods in recent Italian history. Earlier the Italian parliament cleared the way for his resignation when it gave final approval to new budget laws. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters